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Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 11:33 PM EDT

YouTube Issues Warning to Infowars Founder Alex Jones

YouTube Issues Warning to Infowars Founder Alex Jones

YouTube on Wednesday removed four videos from the channel of Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist who founded the far-right media outlet Infowars, and issued a warning that more violations could result in a...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 09:48 PM EDT

Facebook Stock Down Billions on Slower Revenue Growth Report

Facebook Stock Down Billions on Slower Revenue Growth Report

There's a scratch in Facebook's Teflon coating. The social network's user base and revenue grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter as the company grappled with privacy issues, sending its stock...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 10:59 AM EDT

A Salty Lake Is Buried Beneath Mars, Scientists Say

A Salty Lake Is Buried Beneath Mars, Scientists Say

A huge lake of salty water appears to be buried deep in Mars, raising the possibility of finding life on the red planet. The discovery, based on observations by a European spacecraft, generated excitement from...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 08:19 AM EDT

Facebook Is Changing the Way You Watch Their Video

Facebook Is Changing the Way You Watch Their Video

A new Facebook feature that debuts Wednesday will enable members of a group to watch and interact with the same video simultaneously. The tool, called Watch Party and inspired by the social media site’s live...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 06:57 AM EDT

Uber, Lyft Suspend Driver Who Recorded St. Louis Passengers

Uber, Lyft Suspend Driver Who Recorded St. Louis Passengers

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft have suspended a driver who recorded hundreds of St. Louis-area passengers without their permission and livestreamed the video. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:24 PM EDT

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Launches Spacecraft Higher Than Ever

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Launches Spacecraft Higher Than Ever

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company shot a capsule higher into space Wednesday than it's ever done before. The New Shepard rocket blasted off from West Texas on the company's latest test flight. Once the...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:22 PM EDT

FB CEO Uses Holocaust Example to Defend Takedown Policies

FB CEO Uses Holocaust Example to Defend Takedown Policies

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a podcast interview released Wednesday that his social network does not remove posts that deny the Holocaust because the company wants to allow its users to make unintention...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:33 AM EDT

This Small Forensics Company Is Suddenly Cracking Cold Cases

This Small Forensics Company Is Suddenly Cracking Cold Cases

A small DNA technology company called Parabon NanoLabs has helped solve five cold cases since early May with a new approach to genetic analysis that could spur a massive clearance of unsolved crimes, NBC News...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 04:44 PM EDT

EU Fines Google a Record $5B Over Mobile Practices

EU Fines Google a Record $5B Over Mobile Practices

The European Union fined Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for using the market dominance of its Android mobile operating system to force handset makers to install Google apps, reducing choice for consumers....

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:16 PM EDT

Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts in 4Q

Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts in 4Q

Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figure highlights the company's newly aggressive stance against...

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