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Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 06:46 PM EST

Activists Buy Facebook Ads Asking Employees to Leak

Activists Buy Facebook Ads Asking Employees to Leak

Freedom from Facebook, a coalition of organizations calling for stricter regulations on the tech giant, announced Tuesday that it has launched a Facebook ad buy to "offer Facebook employees who feel uncomfortab...

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM EST

Twitter Bans Far-Right Activist After Tweet on Muslim Rep.

Twitter Bans Far-Right Activist After Tweet on Muslim Rep.

Far-right activist Laura Loomer became the latest conservative figure to be kicked off Twitter when her account was shut down Wednesday. Loomer said she was told by the platform that her account violated its...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 02:12 PM EST

'Star Trek'-Inspired Experimental Plane Uses Electric Field to Fly

'Star Trek'-Inspired Experimental Plane Uses Electric Field to Fly

A nearly silent, drone-sized aircraft has shown it can fly, thanks to a scientist who was inspired by watching "Star Trek" as a child. With neither propellers nor jets, the airplane gets its thrust by applying...

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 04:48 PM EST

Facebook, Instagram Were Down for Some Users Tuesday Morning

Facebook, Instagram Were Down for Some Users Tuesday Morning

Facebook wasn't working for some users Tuesday morning, the second big outage in about a week, and Instagram users were reporting issues as well. The outage appeared to hit around 8 a.m. ET. For some users,...

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 02:05 PM EST

Denial, Tension at Facebook as Sense of Crisis Builds

Denial, Tension at Facebook as Sense of Crisis Builds

Mark Zuckerberg and his deputy, Sheryl Sandberg, believe Facebook's negative image comes from bungled public relations strategy and sensational media coverage, not structural or philosophical issues, six sources...

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 12:02 PM EST

Limiting Screen Time for Kids Is Harder Than It Looks

Limiting Screen Time for Kids Is Harder Than It Looks

It is Saturday morning, and 10-year-old Henry Hailey is up at the crack of dawn. Still in PJs, his microphone-equipped headphones glowing blue in the dim basement, he fixates on the popular online game...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 09:39 AM EST

Space Station Supplies Launched From Wallops Island, VA

Space Station Supplies Launched From Wallops Island, VA

A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two days.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 09:14 PM EST

Technology Lessening Shoplifting

Technology Lessening Shoplifting

Shoplift is a new technology that helps prevent shoplifting by sensing unscanned items from above.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 07:00 PM EST

NBC Owned Stations Win Emmy for StormRanger Radar Truck

NBC Owned Stations Win Emmy for StormRanger Radar Truck

NBC’s Owned Television Stations division has won an Emmy for its mobile radar truck StormRanger, which the NBC and Telemundo owned station group developed to detect weather quicker and forecast with more...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 01:21 PM EST

Soros Foundation Slams Facebook for Alleged Smear Campaign

Soros Foundation Slams Facebook for Alleged Smear Campaign

The president of George Soros' foundation blasted Facebook executives over allegations that the company had funded a Republican-opposition research firm to discredit Soros in part by leveraging anti-Semitic...

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