Facebook is launching a messaging app for children to chat with their parents and with friends approved by their parents.
The free app is aimed at kids under 13, who can't yet have their own accounts under...
Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 06:16 PM EST
Hawaii Tests Warning Siren in Case of North Korea Nuclear Attack
Hawaii tested a warning siren Friday in case of an impending nuclear missile attack. The test comes after North Korea tested a missile that experts believe has the capability to reach the United States mainland....
Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 02:09 AM EST
Tesla Builds World's Biggest Battery in Australian Outback
The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, an official said Friday, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 100-day guarantee.
Musk promised to build...
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 10:41 PM EST
FCC Head Ajit Pai Goes After Hollywood, Tech Companies
The head of the Federal Communications Commission defended his plan to undo the country's net-neutrality rules by bringing the culture wars to telecommunications policy.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai last week unveiled...
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 07:19 PM EST
Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage
Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals. The revelation triggered a delay in a high-profile trial over whether the...
Facebook is turning to artificial intelligence to detect if someone might be contemplating suicide.
Facebook already has mechanisms for flagging posts from people thinking about harming themselves. The new...
A man who made a one-letter typo in a web address for Costco found out what it means to become a victim of typo piracy.
Last year, while looking to visit the Costco website, Allen Stern unknowingly mis-spelled...
Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 06:33 AM EST
Justices to Ponder Need for Warrant for Cellphone Tower Data
Like almost everyone else in America, thieves tend to carry their cellphones with them to work.
When they use their phones on the job, police find it easier to do their jobs. They can get cellphone tower...
Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:20 PM EST
Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids
“Toy Freaks,” a popular YouTube channel followed by millions, was deactivated by the site last week for violating policies against child endangerment, NBC News reports.
The channel, run by single father Gregory...
Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:25 PM EST
Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally
Amazon CEO and world’s richest person Jeff Bezos is now even richer, according to an estimate Friday by Bloomberg.
As CNBC reports, Bezos’ net worth surpassed $100 billion on Friday. Amazon shares hit a record...