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Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 06:37 AM EDT

Instagram Launches 'Stories' Feature

Instagram Launches 'Stories' Feature

Instagram is launching a new feature that should sound familiar to Snapchat users. It's called "Stories," and it lets users share photos and videos from their day that will disappear after 24 hours. The...

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 05:55 PM EDT

Apple Gives Glimpse of New, Redesigned Emojis

Apple Gives Glimpse of New, Redesigned Emojis

Apple's newest software update for iPhone and iPad will feature more than 100 new and redesigned emojis, including more gender options and nontraditional families, NBC News reported.

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 05:27 PM EDT

Instagram Testing Comment Moderation Feature

Instagram Testing Comment Moderation Feature

Instagram is testing a feature that allows users of the photo-sharing app to disable or filter comments, NBC News reported. The tool, now available to select high-volume accounts, could soon be made available...

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 02:08 PM EDT

Uber's Chinese Rival Acquiring Company's China Operations

Uber's Chinese Rival Acquiring Company's China Operations

Uber Technology Ltd. and its main Chinese competitor are combining their ride-hailing operations in China, ending a costly battle to attract riders.

Sunday, Jul 31, 2016 at 09:55 AM EDT

Russia's Bid to Win New Space Race Isn't Going to Plan

Russia's Bid to Win New Space Race Isn't Going to Plan

Russia is building a spaceport designed to reinstate it at the forefront of cosmic travel and evoke its 1950s Soviet heyday when Moscow put the first human in orbit. But five years after construction...

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 01:38 PM EDT

Sex Predators Could Lure Victims With 'Pokemon Go': NY Lawmaker

Sex Predators Could Lure Victims With 'Pokemon Go': NY Lawmaker

A state lawmaker in New York says the wildly popular smartphone game "Pokemon Go" could inadvertently give sexual predators easy access to new prey. To ensure that doesn't happen, the state should prohibit...

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 08:11 AM EDT

Internet's Favorite Dogs Meet for Facebook Power Lunch

Internet's Favorite Dogs Meet for Facebook Power Lunch

Two social media powerhouses joined together for a business lunch at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters on Thursday, no doubt striking a few business deals, comparing notes on the best brands of dog food,...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:49 AM EDT

New Mobile Unit Saves Lives of Stroke Patients

New Mobile Unit Saves Lives of Stroke Patients

A new mobile stroke unit in ambulances in Colorado is saving stroke patients' lives, allowing them to get treatment before arriving at the hospital.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:44 AM EDT

'Parkémon' Initiative in Texas Piggybacks on 'Pokémon Go'

'Parkémon' Initiative in Texas Piggybacks on 'Pokémon Go'

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is taking advantage the hype around "Pokémon Go" in a unique way.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:54 AM EDT

Facebook Is Pushing More People to an App They Didn't Choose

Facebook Is Pushing More People to an App They Didn't Choose

Facebook is once again getting pushy about how people message one another. Two years ago, the social-media giant forced its users to adopt its Messenger app for direct communication, a change it enforced...

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