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To Post or Not to Post: Internet Tips for College Hopefuls

To Post or Not to Post: Internet Tips for College Hopefuls

By Jocelyn Gecker | Jun 21
Google yourself. Curate your online photos. The general rule of thumb, as one private high school advises its students: Don't post anything you wouldn't want your grandmother to see.

Uber CEO Kalanick Resigns Under Investor Pressure

Uber CEO Kalanick Resigns Under Investor Pressure

By Tom Krisher | Jun 21
Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Jun 20
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Sex Offender Social Media Ban

Supreme Court Strikes Down Sex Offender Social Media Ban

Jun 20
The Supreme Court has struck down a North Carolina law that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.

Google Gives Grant to Preserve Oral History of Stonewall Inn

Google Gives Grant to Preserve Oral History of Stonewall Inn

Jun 19
The philanthropic wing of the internet search giant Google says it is donating $1 million to preserve an oral history of the 1969 Stonewall riots.

Harvard Students' Ouster over Offensive Posts Stirs Debate

By Sally Ho | Jun 19
Few college-bound kids lose their slot at their dream school once they get in, but it happened at one of the world's most elite institutions for a reason that has, until recently, hardly registered in the university admissions process: Social Media.

Rest Easy During EU Holidays: No More Extra Roaming Costs

Rest Easy During EU Holidays: No More Extra Roaming Costs

By Oleg Cetinic and Raf Casert | Jun 19
Ping! Tweet! Ring! Swoosh! Every command from a mobile phone that European Union holidaymakers or business people made Thursday must have felt like deliverance.

TSA Tests Better Bomb-Detecting Scanners for Carry-Ons

TSA Tests Better Bomb-Detecting Scanners for Carry-Ons

By David Koenig | Jun 19
Security screeners are testing a 3-D scanner to inspect carry-on bags, a measure they hope will improve their ability to detect bombs and maybe shorten lines at the checkpoint.

Can Amazon Persuade Enough People to Buy Fresh Food Online?

Can Amazon Persuade Enough People to Buy Fresh Food Online?

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jun 19
Can Amazon, the company that persuaded people to buy ever more items online, win enough of them over to having their fresh groceries arrive in an Amazon box?

Michigan Student Settles Case Over Alleged Racial Post

Michigan Student Settles Case Over Alleged Racial Post

Jun 18
A former Michigan Technological University student has agreed to settle his lawsuit against the school over an alleged internet threat against black people.

Agencies Slow Methane Rules Opposed by Oil, Gas Industry

Agencies Slow Methane Rules Opposed by Oil, Gas Industry

By Matthew Daly | Jun 18
The Trump administration is delaying two Obama-era regulations aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production.

Emails Reiterate EPA Chief's Ties to Fossil Fuel Interests

Emails Reiterate EPA Chief's Ties to Fossil Fuel Interests

By Michael Biesecke and Adam Kealoha Causey | Jun 17
Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general.

California Ordering Inspections at Aging Dams After Crisis

California Ordering Inspections at Aging Dams After Crisis

By Ellen Knickmeyer and Scott Smith | Jun 17
California is ordering immediate spillway inspections at about 70 aging dams that it believes might not be sound enough to protect downstream communities in a flood, a state dam regulator said Wednesday.

Watch: NSFW Video of Fidget Spinner on Erect Penis Goes Viral

Watch: NSFW Video of Fidget Spinner on Erect Penis Goes Viral

Jun 16
If the internet has taught us anything it's that all virtual roads eventually will lead to porn. So it should come a little surprise to anyone that a fidget spinner, the most ubiquitous gadget of 2017, would end up filmed on the end of someone's dick.

Researcher Finds Georgia Voter Records Exposed on Internet

Researcher Finds Georgia Voter Records Exposed on Internet

By Frak Bajak | Jun 16
A security researcher disclosed a gaping security hole at the outfit that manages Georgia's election technology, days before the state holds a closely watched congressional runoff vote on June 20.

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