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Monday, Oct 28, 2019 at 01:32 PM EDT

Facebook Will Now Remind You to Get Flu Shots and Medical Checkups

Facebook Will Now Remind You to Get Flu Shots and Medical Checkups

Facebook is now going to start reminding you when to get a medical checkup. The company is rolling out a tool to remind its users in the U.S., based on demographic factors such as age and gender, to get a...

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 at 10:23 AM EDT

Google Digs Into Deeper Meanings of Searches

Google Digs Into Deeper Meanings of Searches

Google is paying more attention to the small words in your searches. Want to figure out how to park on a hill with no curb? Google now takes that "no" into account, and shows top results that include parking...

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 at 11:27 AM EDT

Facebook Launches a News Section - And Will Pay Publishers

Facebook Launches a News Section - And Will Pay Publishers

Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising revenue, courted them for video projects it subsequently abandoned, and then largely...

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 05:09 PM EDT

A Century After Black Sox, Baseball Cheating Goes High-Tech

A Century After Black Sox, Baseball Cheating Goes High-Tech<br />

A century after the Black Sox scandal that tarnished the World Series and ushered in major changes in baseball, the notion that millionaire ballplayers would take money to throw a game — much less the World...

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 11:10 AM EDT

Watch: AOC Grills Zuckerberg Over Facebook Allowing Lies in Political Ads

Watch: AOC Grills Zuckerberg Over Facebook Allowing Lies in Political Ads

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about his company’s complex policies involving false information in political advertisements during a congressional hearing on...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 10:16 PM EDT

DNA Website's Privacy Policy Change Limits Cold Case Arrests

DNA Website's Privacy Policy Change Limits Cold Case Arrests

In April 2018, California authorities revealed that they’d used a novel investigative technique to arrest a man they called the Golden State Killer, a serial murderer who’d escaped capture for decades. For the...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 07:27 PM EDT

Most States Not Giving Driver's License Data to Washington

Most States Not Giving Driver's License Data to Washington

An effort by the U.S. Census Bureau to collect state driver's license records as part of President Donald Trump's order to gather citizenship information has been a bust so far. As of Wednesday, the vast...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 02:21 PM EDT

Couple Falls Off Cliff, Says Apple Watch Saved Their Lives

Couple Falls Off Cliff, Says Apple Watch Saved Their Lives

Two hikers in New Jersey say that an Apple Watch is to thank for saving their lives after a terrifying fall. James Prudenciano says he was with a date hiking in Hartshorne Woods Park in Highlands when they ended...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 04:31 PM EDT

Google Claims Breakthrough in Blazingly Fast Computing

Google Claims Breakthrough in Blazingly Fast Computing

Google announced Wednesday it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing, saying it has developed an experimental processor that took just minutes to complete a calculation that would take the world's best...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 07:30 PM EDT

Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's Currency Plans Before Congress

Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's Currency Plans Before Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endured hours of prickly questioning from lawmakers Wednesday as he defended the company's new globally ambitious project to create a digital currency while also dealing with...

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