Many Twitter users — and more importantly, the billions more who don't use Twitter — feel constrained by the company's somewhat archaic 140-character limit.
Is it time to ditch it as Twitter searches for...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 04:03 AM PDT
Startup Wants to Put Self-Driving Big Rigs on U.S. Highways
An engineer who helped steer Google's self-driving technology, is convinced autonomous big rigs will be the next big thing on the road to a safer transportation system.
Anthony Levandowski left Google...
Monday, May 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM PDT
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Delivers Moving Commencement Address on Loss
Commencement speeches usually strike a celebratory tone, but Facebook Chief Operating Executive Sheryl Sandberg went against the grain Saturday while addressing UC Berkeley grads and spoke publicly for the first...
Website hosting service WordPress.com will offer .blog domain extensions for Internet users later this year, NBC News reports.
The domains will be up for grabs this year. Anyone interested can sign up to...
Friday, May 13, 2016 at 08:42 AM PDT
Google Wants New Emojis to Represent Professional Women
Google wants professional women to be better represented in emoji form.
In a proposal to the Unicode Consortium, which controls specifications for emojis, Google says it wants to create a new set "with a...
Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 04:10 AM PDT
Yahoo Working With Congress After Ransomware Attacks Reported on House
A recent attack from "ransomware" to the House of Representatives prompted Congress to work with Yahoo on security issues, NBC News reported.
The House Information Security Office advised representatives...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 02:04 PM PDT
Google to Ban 'Harmful' Payday Lending Industry's Ads
Senate Republicans on Tuesday demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conservative political stories. A senior Facebook executive said the company...
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 12:16 PM PDT
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