Google wants professional women to be better represented in emoji form.
In a proposal to the Unicode Consortium, which controls specifications for emojis, Google says it wants to create a new set "with a...
Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 07:10 AM EDT
Yahoo Working With Congress After Ransomware Attacks Reported on House
A recent attack from "ransomware" to the House of Representatives prompted Congress to work with Yahoo on security issues, NBC News reported.
The House Information Security Office advised representatives...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 05:04 PM EDT
Google to Ban 'Harmful' Payday Lending Industry's Ads
Senate Republicans on Tuesday demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conservative political stories. A senior Facebook executive said the company...
SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, following the launch of a Japanese communications satellite, NBC News reported.
Company representatives weren't optimistic of a...
Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 07:36 PM EDT
Experts Urge Password Changes After Massive Cyber Attack
Cybersecurity professionals are warning anyone with a personal email account to change their passwords after stolen user names and passwords were being offered up for sale on the Internet, NBC News reported.
Apple said Thursday morning that "all users" were affected by a problem on its App Store that lasted from about 5 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., CNBC reported.
The service had not been "working as expected," Apple...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 04:22 PM EDT
Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch
Facebook has given a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its photo-sharing app, Instagram, according to Reuters.
"I wanted to see if Instagram's comment field could stand...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 07:45 AM EDT
Gangs Using Tech Present New Challenges for Police
The FBI in its latest national gang report says the use of technology among gang members is creating "unique challenges for law enforcement."
Tech-savvy gang members staying a step ahead of police is also...
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 07:06 AM EDT
James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build Safer Gun
Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path.
His family is renowned for its premier line...