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Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 05:16 AM EST

Child Experts: Just Say 'No' to Facebook's Kids App

Child Experts: Just Say 'No' to Facebook's Kids App

Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its new messaging app aimed at kids. A group letter sent Tuesday to CEO Mark Zuckerberg argues that younger children — the app is...

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 12:30 PM EST

Over 60,000 Facebook Users Agreed to Fake Events by Russians

Over 60,000 Facebook Users Agreed to Fake Events by Russians

Facebook admitted in a letter to the Senate Intelligence Committee this month how it may have unintentionally recommended Russian propaganda on its social network to some users, CNBC reported. Facebook said in...

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 10:11 PM EST

ICE Gains Access to National License Plate Database

ICE Gains Access to National License Plate Database

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has finalized a contract with a Bay Area-based company that gives the agency access to location-tracking information for license plates across the country. The data will come...

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 at 12:12 PM EST

Atlanta Development Proposal Just Happens to be Amazon-Sized

Atlanta Development Proposal Just Happens to be Amazon-Sized

As Atlanta vies to entice Amazon to build its second headquarters in the South's corporate capital, a developer just happens to be proposing a $5 billion downtown project with 9.3 million square feet (87 million...

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 05:47 PM EST

Apple Will Give Users Control Over Slowdown of Older iPhones

Apple Will Give Users Control Over Slowdown of Older iPhones

Apple's next major update of its mobile software will include an option that will enable owners of older iPhones to turn off a feature that slows the device to prevent aging batteries from shutting down. The...

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 02:42 PM EST

Tiny Implant Opens Way to Deliver Drugs Deep Into The Brain

Tiny Implant Opens Way to Deliver Drugs Deep Into The Brain

Scientists have created a hair-thin implant that can drip medications deep into the brain by remote control and with pinpoint precision. Tested only in animals so far, if the device pans out it could mark a new...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 03:08 PM EST

Salesforce CEO: Regulate Social Media Companies Like Cigarettes

Salesforce CEO: Regulate Social Media Companies Like Cigarettes

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff suggested Tuesday that the government should step in to regulate Facebook and other social media companies the same way the government regulates tobacco companies. "Here's a product:...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 10:58 AM EST

Astronauts Go Spacewalking to Give New Hand to Robot Arm

Astronauts Go Spacewalking to Give New Hand to Robot Arm

Spacewalking astronauts gave a hand to the International Space Station's big robot arm Tuesday. As the federal government geared back up 250 miles below, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle floated...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 10:04 AM EST

Big Pay Package for Elon Musk With Even Bigger Goals for Tesla

 Big Pay Package for Elon Musk With Even Bigger Goals for Tesla

Elon Musk will remain at Tesla under a 10-year, all-or-nothing pay package that demands massive growth. The agreement, revealed Tuesday in a regulatory filing, requires that Tesla grow in $50 billion leaps, to...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 08:52 AM EST

Apple Details When HomePod Goes on Sale

Apple Details When HomePod Goes on Sale

Apple's smart speaker HomePod will go on sale on Feb. 9, with pre-orders available starting Friday, CNBC reported. The HomePod is seen as Siri's answer to Amazon's Alexa, though Apple has emphasized the...

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