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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 03:40 PM PDT

After Mueller Report, Twitter Bots Pushed 'Russiagate Hoax' Narrative

After Mueller Report, Twitter Bots Pushed 'Russiagate Hoax' Narrative

A network of more than 5,000 pro-Trump Twitter bots railed against the “Russiagate hoax” shortly after the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report last week, according to data gathered by a prominent...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 02:34 PM PDT

Trump, Twitter CEO Discuss 'Health of Public Conversation'

Trump, Twitter CEO Discuss 'Health of Public Conversation'

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday met with President Donald Trump at the White House where they discussed “the health of the public conversation” on the social media platform and ways to respond to the...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 07:44 AM PDT

Cameras That Guess Your Age, Mood Pop Up in Walgreens

Cameras That Guess Your Age, Mood Pop Up in Walgreens

Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you. But it's not there to see if you're stealing. These cameras want to get to know...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 02:15 AM PDT

5 Reasons Experts Think Autonomous Cars Are Many Years Away

5 Reasons Experts Think Autonomous Cars Are Many Years Away

In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 02:14 PM PDT

Samsung Delays Folding Phone Launch After Breaking Issues

Samsung Delays Folding Phone Launch After Breaking Issues

Samsung is pushing back this week's planned public launch of its highly anticipated, $2,000 folding phone after reports that reviewers' phones were breaking. The company had been planning to release the Galaxy...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 04:56 PM PDT

Tesla Reveals Plan for Fully Self-Driving Cars Amid Skepticism

Tesla Reveals Plan for Fully Self-Driving Cars Amid Skepticism

Tesla CEO Elon Musk expects to start converting the company's electric cars into fully self-driving vehicles next year as part of an audacious plan to create a network of robotic taxis to compete against Uber...

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 03:51 PM PDT

On Instagram, Users Keep a Keen Eye on Who Watches Their Stories

On Instagram, Users Keep a Keen Eye on Who Watches Their Stories

Instagram stories have a quirk rarely seen in social media, NBC News reports. Users generally have to make a conscious decision to look at another person’s story by tapping on the small bubbles that appear at...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 01:26 PM PDT

Facebook ‘Unintentionally Uploaded’ 1.5M User Email Contacts

Facebook ‘Unintentionally Uploaded’ 1.5M User Email Contacts

Social networking giant Facebook said on Wednesday evening it may have "unintentionally uploaded" the email contacts of up to 1.5 million users on its site, without their permission or knowledge, when they...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 09:48 AM PDT

Uber Unveils New Safety Measures in Wake of Student's Murder

Uber Unveils New Safety Measures in Wake of Student's Murder

Uber is rolling out new features it says will keep riders safe, and it unveiled the changes exclusively on TODAY Thursday. Tony West, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary at Uber,...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 03:34 AM PDT

Some of Samsung's Folding Phones Are Already Breaking

Some of Samsung's Folding Phones Are Already Breaking

Some of Samsung's new, almost $2,000 folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of days. Journalists who received the phones to review before the public launch said the Galaxy Fold screen started...

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