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Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 10:57 AM PDT

Twitter Suspends 360K Accounts Over 'Violent Extremism'

Twitter Suspends 360K Accounts Over 'Violent Extremism'

Twitter says it has suspended 360,000 accounts since mid-2015 for violating its policies banning the promotion of terrorism and violent extremism. The San Francisco-based company says it has also made progress...

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 06:45 AM PDT

'Flying Bum': World's Largest AirshipTakes Maiden Voyage

'Flying Bum': World's Largest AirshipTakes Maiden Voyage

The world's largest aircraft has taken off on its maiden flight, NBC News reported. The 302-foot-long "Airlander 10" is filled with 1.3 million cubic feet of helium, can reach an altitude of up to 16,000 feet...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 03:59 AM PDT

Google's Duo App Joins Crowded Field of Video Calling

Google's Duo App Joins Crowded Field of Video Calling

Google's video chatting app has arrived. The app, dubbed Duo, represents Google's response to other popular video calling options, including Apple's FaceTime, Microsoft's Skype and Facebook's Messenger...

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 11:28 AM PDT

US Judge Dismisses Suit Against Twitter Over ISIS Rhetoric

US Judge Dismisses Suit Against Twitter Over ISIS Rhetoric

A federal judge ruled Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the widow of an American killed in Jordan, which accused Twitter Inc. of giving voice to ISIS, NBC News reported. Tamara Fields, a Florida...

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 12:37 PM PDT

Delta Struggles Through Third Day of Computer Problems

Delta Struggles Through Third Day of Computer Problems

Delta fliers faced delays, cancellations and more headaches Wednesday as the Atlanta-based airline struggled with its computer systems for the third straight day. More than 150 flights were canceled by...

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 01:18 PM PDT

Back-to-School Safety Tech That Helps Keep Kids Safe

Back-to-School Safety Tech That Helps Keep Kids Safe

Millions of parents in the U.S. will allow their children to walk to and from school this fall. No matter how mature and responsible a child is, those few blocks without adult supervision are enough to...

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 05:36 AM PDT

Execs Say 'Pokemon Go' Clone Unlikely in Near Future

Execs Say 'Pokemon Go' Clone Unlikely in Near Future

Gamers shouldn’t expect another “Pokemon Go" style game out anytime soon. Nearly a dozen executives at companies from Sony to Angry Birds-creator Rovio said "Pokemon Go" would be a tough act to follow, and some...

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 07:44 PM PDT

FBI Chief Calls for National Talk Over Encryption vs. Safety

FBI Chief Calls for National Talk Over Encryption vs. Safety

The FBI's director said Friday the agency is collecting data to present next year in hopes of sparking a national conversation about law enforcement's increasing inability to access encrypted electronic devices....

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 08:07 AM PDT

The Olympics Meet Virtual Reality

The Olympics Meet Virtual Reality

For the first time, the world's biggest sporting event can be experienced through virtual reality, allowing sports fans to get a front-row seat to the Rio Olympics without having to leave the country.

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 03:28 PM PDT

Temporary Tattoo Measures Blood Alcohol Level Through Sweat

Temporary Tattoo Measures Blood Alcohol Level Through Sweat

A temporary tattoo created by UC San Diego scientists can accurately measure a user's blood-alcohol level and send those results to a mobile device.

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