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Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 12:58 AM PDT

More Big Brands Pull Ads From YouTube

More Big Brands Pull Ads From YouTube

An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos. PepsiCo, Wal-Mart Stores...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 12:10 AM PDT

Robot Allows Boy With Degenerative Disease to Go to School

Robot Allows Boy With Degenerative Disease to Go to School

Despite a degenerative disease that makes going to school a life-threatening situation, a three-year-old Maryland boy attends classes every day thanks to technology allowing him to connect with his classmates...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 09:38 AM PDT

First of Three Spacewalks Underway at ISS

First of Three Spacewalks Underway at ISS

Two astronauts left the International Space Station on Friday to prepare the orbiting laboratory for the arrival of commercial space taxis and to tackle some maintenance.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 05:45 PM PDT

YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Over 'Hateful' Videos

YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Over 'Hateful' Videos

AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:02 AM PDT

Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too

Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too

Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 06:20 PM PDT

At Facial Recognition Hearing, Congress Attacks FBI

At Facial Recognition Hearing, Congress Attacks FBI

Democrats and Republicans alike hammered the FBI on Wednesday for its use of facial recognition software to identify potential suspects, saying the technology fosters racial bias, leads to arrests of innocent...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 02:52 PM PDT

Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery

Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery

Costco is ramping up its home grocery delivery efforts by teaming up with another third-party service, CNBC reported. Shipt, an online grocery delivery service, said Tuesday it was adding Costco to its delivery...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 09:10 AM PDT

Red iPhone 7s Will Soon Hit Apple Stores

Red iPhone 7s Will Soon Hit Apple Stores

The palette of colors that iPhones come in is increasing this week, as Apple releases a red special edition of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 04:10 AM PDT

YouTube Investigating Restrictions on Gay-Themed Content

YouTube Investigating Restrictions on Gay-Themed Content

The YouTube video shows two women, dressed in suits and ties. They smile; they sniffle back tears; they gaze into each other's eyes. They are reading their wedding vows to one another. The four-minute video...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 01:17 PM PDT

Uber President Jeff Jones Resigns, Cites Differences in "Beliefs"

Uber President Jeff Jones Resigns, Cites Differences in "Beliefs"

Uber President Jeff Jones has resigned just six months after joining its ranks. "We want to thank Jeff for his six months at the company and wish him all the best," Uber spokeswoman Sophie Schmidt said in a...

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