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Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 11:18 AM EDT

Germany Passes Law to Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech

Germany Passes Law to Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech

German lawmakers approved a bill on Friday aimed at cracking down on hate speech on social networks, which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online. Social media platforms such as...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 02:43 PM EDT

Grindr Asks Judge to Toss Lawsuit Condemning Gay Dating App

Grindr Asks Judge to Toss Lawsuit Condemning Gay Dating App

A judge will decide if a lawsuit can proceed against a gay dating app after more than 1,000 men accosted a New York man at home and work after an ex-boyfriend posted fake profiles. Grindr asked a Manhattan...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 03:02 PM EDT

Large Study Links Key Pesticide to Weakened Honeybee Hives

Large Study Links Key Pesticide to Weakened Honeybee Hives

A common and much-criticized pesticide dramatically weakens already vulnerable honeybee hives, according to a new massive field study in three European countries. For more than a decade, the populations of...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 03:42 PM EDT

At 10, the iPhone Is Still Changing Everything: Analysis

At 10, the iPhone Is Still Changing Everything: Analysis

It's been 10 years since Apple launched the iPhone, puzzling critics with its all-glass screen without a raised keyboard. Today, the first model seems tiny and and low-powered, NBC News reports, but at the time...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 11:08 AM EDT

Happy Birthday, iPhone!

Happy Birthday, iPhone!

Thursday, June 29, marks the 10-year anniversary for the Apple iPhone. Since 2007, Apple has sold over a billion iPhones and changed the way we communicate through features like Facetime and HD cameras.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 07:48 AM EDT

Online Hate Speech May Get Social Networks Fined in Germany

Online Hate Speech May Get Social Networks Fined in Germany

German lawmakers are poised to pass a bill designed to enforce the country's existing limits on free speech — including the long-standing ban on Holocaust denial — in social networks. Critics including tech...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 10:26 PM EDT

Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access

Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access

A Washington, D.C.-based civil rights group has filed a lawsuit against Uber under the American with Disabilities Act —which prohibits discrimination against those with disabilities— alleging that the ride-hail...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 02:11 PM EDT

Trump Takes Swipe at Amazon Over 'Internet Taxes'

Trump Takes Swipe at Amazon Over 'Internet Taxes'

In a new Twitter tirade, President Donald Trump went after The Washington Post and its owner, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, after the newspaper published a story about several of Trump's clubs displaying a fake Time...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 02:51 AM EDT

Victims Still Paying Hackers After Ransomware Email Blocked

Victims Still Paying Hackers After Ransomware Email Blocked

The email address behind a ransomware attack spreading across the world has been blocked, leaving victims no way to receive unlocking codes for their files even if they pay the hackers, NBC News reported. The...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 04:00 PM EDT

Facebook Hits 2 Billion Users, Zuckerberg Says

Facebook Hits 2 Billion Users, Zuckerberg Says

What's cooler than one billion? Two billion. That's how many users Facebook has, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday in a post on the site. "We're making progress connecting the world, and now...

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