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YouTube to Remove Videos Spreading Abortion Falsehoods

YouTube to Remove Videos Spreading Abortion Falsehoods

Jul 22, 2022

YouTube will begin removing misleading videos about abortion in response to falsehoods being spread about the procedure that is being banned or restricted across a broad swath of the U.S.

Facebook Gives Users New Way to See All Their Friends' Posts

Facebook Gives Users New Way to See All Their Friends' Posts

Jul 22, 2022

Facebook is rolling out an update that enables its 2 billion daily users to more easily view their friends' posts in chronological order.

The Chainsmokers to Perform at the Edge of Space

The Chainsmokers to Perform at the Edge of Space

Jul 18, 2022

One of The Chainsmokers' latest hits is "High" and they're hoping to live up to their lyrics.

As AI Language Skills Grow, So Do Scientists' Concerns

As AI Language Skills Grow, So Do Scientists' Concerns

By Matt O'Brien | Jul 17, 2022

The tech industry's latest artificial intelligence constructs can be pretty convincing, but they're not so good at handling some seemingly straightforward tasks.

In Ukraine War, a Race to Acquire Smarter, Deadlier Drones

In Ukraine War, a Race to Acquire Smarter, Deadlier Drones

By Oleksandr Stashevskyi and Frank Bajak | Jul 15, 2022

Never in the history of warfare have drones been used as intensively as in Ukraine, where they often play an outsized role in who lives and dies.

LGBTQ+ Harassment, Slurs Abound on Social Media, Report Says

LGBTQ+ Harassment, Slurs Abound on Social Media, Report Says

By Amanda Seitz | Jul 13, 2022

Social media platforms including Facebook and TikTok are failing to stop hate and threats against LGBTQ users, a report issued Wednesday from advocacy group GLAAD found.

Twitter Says It Removes 1 Million Spam Accounts a Day

Twitter Says It Removes 1 Million Spam Accounts a Day

By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 8, 2022

Twitter said it removes 1 million spam accounts each day in a call with executives Thursday during a briefing that aimed to shed more light on the company's fake and bot accounts as it tussles with Elon Musk.

Apple to Add 'Lockdown' Safeguard on iPhones, iPads, Macs

Apple to Add 'Lockdown' Safeguard on iPhones, iPads, Macs

Jul 7, 2022

Apple said it will roll out a "lockdown" option for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers intended to protect against spyware unleashed by state-sponsored hackers.

The Next Frontier for Drones: Letting Them Fly Out of Sight

The Next Frontier for Drones: Letting Them Fly Out of Sight

By Matt O'Brien and Nathan Ellgren | Jul 6, 2022

For years, there's been a cardinal rule for flying civilian drones: Keep them within your line of sight. Not just because it's a good idea — it's also the law.

Crewless Robotic Mayflower Ship Reaches Plymouth Rock

Crewless Robotic Mayflower Ship Reaches Plymouth Rock

Jul 1, 2022

The sleek Mayflower Autonomous Ship met with an escort boat as it approached the Massachusetts shoreline Thursday, more than 400 years after its namesake's historic journey from England.

How to Tell If a Streamer-recommended Casino Can Be Trusted?

How to Tell If a Streamer-recommended Casino Can Be Trusted?

Jun 30, 2022

It is not a secret that advertising certain gambling platforms is one of the ways, in which streamers are making their money. But can you trust these recommendations?

New NHTSA Chief: Agency to Scrutinize Auto-Driver Technology

New NHTSA Chief: Agency to Scrutinize Auto-Driver Technology

By Tom Krisher | Jun 30, 2022

The new head of the government's road safety agency says it will intensify efforts to understand the risks posed by automated vehicle technology so it can decide what regulations may be necessary.

New Game-Changing Technologies Influencing the Online Casino World

New Game-Changing Technologies Influencing the Online Casino World

Jun 29, 2022

Playing online casino games is now more enjoyable than ever, thanks to many wonderful developments and high-tech solutions.

Instagram Hides Some Posts that Mention Abortion

Instagram Hides Some Posts that Mention Abortion

By Amanda Seitz | Jun 29, 2022

Instagram is blocking posts that mention abortion from public view, in some cases requiring its users to confirm their age before letting them view posts that offer up information about the procedure.

How to Market to Millennials on Social Media

How to Market to Millennials on Social Media

Jun 28, 2022

As of 2020, the US alone had more than 72 million millennials. Statistics show that they are also the highest spenders across all industries. Here are tips for marketing to them on social media.

This Straight Physiotherapist Had His Pics Stolen by a Grindr Catfish

This Straight Physiotherapist Had His Pics Stolen by a Grindr Catfish

Jun 28, 2022

A scammer took pics from a physiotherapist's social media pages and catfished him for profit.

Instagram and Facebook Remove Posts Offering Abortion Pills

Instagram and Facebook Remove Posts Offering Abortion Pills

By Amanda Seitz | Jun 28, 2022

Facebook and Instagram have begun removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court decision stripping abortion rights.

After Roe, Dems Seek Probe of Tech's Use of Personal Data

After Roe, Dems Seek Probe of Tech's Use of Personal Data

By Marcy Gordon | Jun 27, 2022

Democratic lawmakers are asking federal regulators to investigate Apple and Google for allegedly deceiving millions of mobile phone users by enabling the collection and sale of their personal data.

MetaPride Land Brings Pride to the Metaverse

MetaPride Land Brings Pride to the Metaverse

Jun 23, 2022

MetaPride Land, a universally safe-space for the global LGBTQ+ community, will launch later this week in Decentraland, The Sandbox, and Voxels, three of the world's leading metaverse platforms.

NASA Fuels Moon Rocket for 1st Time in Countdown Rehearsal

NASA Fuels Moon Rocket for 1st Time in Countdown Rehearsal

Jun 21, 2022

NASA fueled its huge moon rocket for the first time Monday and went ahead with a critical countdown test despite a fuel line leak.

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