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Loon, the internet-beaming weather balloon project that originally started within Google's X Lab, is being shuttered, Alphabet announced today.

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Parler's long-shot bid for a preliminary injunction that would have forced AWS to restore service to its app was denied Thursday by a federal court judge in Seattle.

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Rosenworcel, who has served on the FCC since 2012, said it is "a privilege to serve the American people and work on their behalf to expand the reach of communications opportunity in the digital age."

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Instacart plans to lay off nearly 2,000 workers no earlier than March, including the 10 workers who voted to form the company's first union in February 2020, according to a statement from the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW).

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Slaughter, who is a Democratic FTC commissioner and former staffer for Majority Leader Charles Schumer, is widely considered to be a frontrunner to become the permanent chair of the FTC. But until Biden announces his choice for chair, she'll take the reins of the agency.

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Facebook referred the case to the board Thursday, according to a blog post by Facebook's vice president of global affairs and communications, Nick Clegg. "We believe our decision was necessary and right," Clegg wrote. "Given its significance, we think it is important for the board to review it and reach an independent judgment on whether it should be upheld."

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Amazon offered to assist the Biden administration with its coronavirus vaccine distribution effort and urged that Amazon essential workers receive the vaccine as soon as possible in a letter from consumer CEO Dave Clark to President Biden on Wednesday.

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Emhoff, the first second gentleman in history, had almost 650,000 followers within an hour of the account's launch.

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