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Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 04:58 PM EDT

Twitter CEO Says Company Isn't Biased, Wants Healthy Debate

Twitter CEO Says Company Isn't Biased, Wants Healthy Debate

Twitter's CEO says the company is not biased against Republicans or Democrats and is working on ways to ensure that debate is healthier on its platform. In prepared testimony released ahead of a House hearing...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 04:43 PM EDT

Amazon Reaches $1 Trillion Valuation, a Month After Apple

Amazon Reaches $1 Trillion Valuation, a Month After Apple

Amazon stock briefly hit a $1 trillion market cap Tuesday before falling off and leaving Apple as the only publicly traded U.S. company above the benchmark. Shares of the e-commerce giant rose 1.9 percent to a...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 11:39 AM EDT

Samsung Set to Unveil a Foldable Smartphone This Year

Samsung Set to Unveil a Foldable Smartphone This Year

Samsung will unveil details of a foldable smartphone later this year, the CEO of its mobile division told CNBC, amid rumors that such a device was in the works. DJ Koh said that "it's time to deliver" on a...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 08:42 AM EDT

Facebook Talks 'Arms Race' to Protect Users Before Midterms

Facebook Talks 'Arms Race' to Protect Users Before Midterms

Facebook plans to build a physical "war room" to coordinate response in real time to foreign interference in November's midterm elections, the company's head of civic engagement told NBC News. Samidh Chakrabar...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 12:43 PM EDT

Apple Will Unveil Its New iPhones on Sept. 12

Apple Will Unveil Its New iPhones on Sept. 12

Apple is set to reveal its latest line-up of products on Sept. 12, the company announced in an invitation to media. The company's annual September event serves as the introduction to new iPhone models and...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 12:55 PM EDT

Map Hack Replaces NYC With 'Jewtropolis' in Popular Apps

Map Hack Replaces NYC With 'Jewtropolis' in Popular Apps

Users of popular apps including Snapchat and StreetEasy were stunned Thursday morning to see New York City replaced on some maps with a new label — "Jewtropolis." Screenshots posted to social media showed a...

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 06:51 PM EDT

Google Maps Mistakenly Shows 'McCain Senate Office Building'

Google Maps Mistakenly Shows 'McCain Senate Office Building'

While lawmakers debated a proposal to rename a building after the late Sen. John McCain, Google Maps displayed "McCain Senate Office Building" on its website for several hours Wednesday. The mix-up comes as...

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 at 04:37 PM EDT

How Google's Search Algorithm Works

How Google's Search Algorithm Works

Political leanings don't factor into Google's search algorithm. But the authoritativeness of page links that the algorithm spits out and the perception of thousands of human raters do. In a tweet early Tuesday...

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 at 08:49 PM EDT

Trump Complains of Search Results Fake News; Google Responds

Trump Complains of Search Results Fake News; Google Responds

President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Google and other U.S. tech companies of rigging search results about him "so that almost all stories & news is BAD." He offered no evidence of bias, but a top adviser...

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 at 10:34 AM EDT

Man Gets Creative to Fix His Out-of-Warranty Tesla Model S

Man Gets Creative to Fix His Out-of-Warranty Tesla Model S

Greg Furstenwerth thinks of himself as a Tesla fan. But after months of waiting on parts and appointments for his out of warranty Model S, he decided to take repairs into his own hands. Furstenwerth pre-ordered...

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