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A 64-page document that was later disseminated by close associates of President Donald Trump appears to be the work of a fake "intelligence firm."
The change is a significant escalation over its previous actions targeting QAnon and one of the broadest rules the social media giant has put in place in its history.
Twitter permanently suspended an account belonging to former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon after he suggested Thursday morning that Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray should be beheaded. His comments were made in a video posted to his Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter accounts.
CISA Director Christopher Krebs had recently butted heads with the White House over his agency's Rumor Control blog, which rebuts false claims of election fraud and hacking.
The preliminary results of an investigation by Facebook shed new light on the scope of activity and content from the QAnon community on the platform.
Caleb Anderson is expected to gain admission to the prestigious Atlanta university this fall after meeting with the school's president earlier this month.
Just weeks before the election, the tech giants unite to block access to incriminating reporting about their preferred candidate.
Conservative radio show host Mark Levin urged people to ditch their Facebook and Twitter accounts and use the platform Parler instead because of Big Tech censorship.
While Prop 24 will be active only in California, it will effectively apply to all of the US because of the state's huge influence on the tech industry.
Pizzagate-style rumors in 2016 were largely confined to far-right message boards. This year, they are reaching the mainstream with help from a website boosted by Trump.
Tech company has faced criticism for keeping warehouses open
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told staff at a company meeting on Thursday that Steve Bannon suggesting that Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray should be beheaded was not enough of a violation of Facebook's rules to permanently suspend the former White House chief strategist from the platform, according to a Facebook employee.
Performance of photon-based neural network processor is 100-times higher than electrical processor
Texas tech mogul Robert T. Brockman has been charged in a $2 billion tax evasion case, the largest ever tax charge in the United States, law enforcement officials said.
Joe Biden's win and the disintegration of the broader QAnon narrative do not spell the end of the broader conspiracy ecosystem it has built.
Face coverings, including masks made of cloth, are highly effective in protecting the people who wear them and those around them, according to a new study.
The group expanded at a rapid pace Thursday morning, topping out at about 350,000 profiles, some of them calling for violence.
Foreign tech workers, non-agricultural seasonal helpers, au pairs and executives will be affected.
Disinformation threatens our national well-being—and, as a nation, we can do something about it.
The GOP lawmaker's buying and selling of shares in a financial tech company on whose board he once served has become a campaign issue.
Apple has long been expected to debut a batch of 5G-enabled iPhones this fall. Now it appears all of the company's new phone releases this year may be able to connect to the next generation of super-fast wireless networks, according to Wedbush analyst Dan Ives.
Google is planning to invest $10 billion in India as part of plans to make the internet "affordable and useful" for a billion people.
Ireland's industrial policy relies heavily on outside investment with several tech and pharmaceutical giants having headquarters in the country.
New York University, the largest private, non-profit academic institution in the U.S., encompasses a vast network of 18 schools, giving students unlimited global access to three NYU portal campuses and 11 global academic centers. Located in New York City's Brooklyn Tech Triangle, NYU Tandon School of Engineering is a major player in New York's ongoing tech renaissance, where students can connect to thousands of creative and leading organizations in this epicenter of business and technology.
QAnon began life as a uniquely American phenomenon. Since the pandemic started, however, the popularity of the virtual cult has exploded internationally and created a dilemma for platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
TikTok has been banned in India, along with 58 other mostly Chinese apps, as tensions between the two countries continue.
Tesla has now taken the No. 1 spot in the rankings of the most attractive companies for engineering students to work for in the US. That’s a massive advantage that can’t be overstated. In the fast-paced tech world, innovation is the most important way for companies to stay competitive. The best way to achieve a […]
Facebook has agreed to a $650 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit that accuses it of violating the rights of millions of Illinois users by harvesting their biometric data without permission. The settlement, which still needs judicial approval, could be bad news for other tech companies being sued under the state’s unique 2008 law that allows individuals to sue in such instances. The law was passed in reaction to the collapse of a company whose assets, including its customers’ biometric data, was expected to be auctioned off. Privacy advocates hail the law as the nation’s strongest form of user protection in the commercial use of such data.
Since Big Tech's censorship often targets the truth, its clampdown on discussion of electoral integrity indicates it is a concern.
Catalogue of 68 billion tunes contains 'every melody that's ever existed and ever can exist'
After seemingly blowing past the Trump administration's deadline for TikTok to find a new owner, the US government has quietly given the embattled social media platform a reprieve.
Richard Branson, the thrill-seeking British billionaire, founded Virgin Galactic in 2004 on the promise that a privately developed spacecraft would make it possible for hundreds of people to become astronauts, no NASA training required. And if a 2,500-mile-per-hour ride to the edge of space sounded off-putting, Branson also pledged to take the journey himself before letting paying customers on board.
Company's AI tech builds emotional profiles for listeners…
The tech giant offers scholarships to help African developers become certified on Google Android, mobile Web and cloud technologies.
ULA Atlas V punches through the clouds to deliver secretive NRO satellite to orbit
The coronavirus pandemic has increased migration from high-cost places like New York to sunnier, low-tax states including Texas and Florida.
Next year's iPhones could have smaller batteries, thanks to the use of new technology known as soft board batteries. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo ...
The figures emerge as the UK is among seven nations warning of the impact of end-to-end encryption on public safety online.
Four hours into a September 2017 Air France flight 66 from Paris to Los Angeles, one of the aircraft's four engines spontaneously exploded. "IS THERE A PROBLEM," read the message from air traffic controllers to the pilots. The plane, with over 500 people onboard, was flying four thousand feet below its previous altitude and, indeed, there was a problem. The front portion of an engine had fallen off, plummeting more than seven miles to the frozen Greenland ice sheet below.
Soon every Sam's Club will have a robot to scrub the store floors.
Issues like antitrust and privacy would remain on the agenda as his administration pursued policies to limit the power of the industry’s giants.
Europe has turned itself into the cop on the Big Tech beat, repeatedly enforcing its rules and hitting the industry's top American companies with huge fines. That's not going to change when Joe Biden is sworn in as US president.
The diaspora of tech talent is apparent in towns around the Rockies, where wealth and business activity are rising, along with property prices and wage competition.
If the experimental coronavirus vaccines win approval from the Food and Drug Administration, they will be the first-ever authorized vaccines that use mRNA.
Scientists are racing to engineer a high-tech face mask that can rip the coronavirus apart.
Next time you hear someone blame Section 230 for a problem with social media platforms, ask yourself two questions: first, was this problem actually caused by Section 230? Second, would weakening Section 230 solve the problem? Politicians and commentators on both sides of the aisle frequently blame...
New satellite images appear to show China has built up an area in the Himalayas along a disputed border with India and Bhutan that was the site of a months-long standoff in 2017.
"They sued me to silence me."
President-elect Joe Biden hosted a joint meeting Monday with union leaders and the CEOs of Target, GM, Gap and Microsoft.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey were grilled during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday but anyone who relies on nightly newscasts on ABC, CBS or NBC for information would have no idea, according to NewsBusters.
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, pointed out violence by Antifa when Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., implied that President Trump's tweets incite violence and seemed to advocate for more censorship of the president on social media during a hearing with big tech CEOs.
The leader of Ethiopia's rebellious Tigray region has urged the United Nations and African Union to condemn Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government for using high-tech weaponry including drones during its nearly two-week military offensive.
Our plastic addiction is spiraling out of control, but one company thinks it has a solution from a material found in nature.
"What's kind of great about games is how many different kinds of modes of expression of play there are," said professor Laine Nooney.
Biden plans to push through aid stimulus amid the pandemic, undo Trump’s corporate tax cuts, and crack down on big tech
The maker of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" has added a screen to the shooter game supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, after revealing that it is banning thousands of racist player names every day.
JOE COLE has quit his role at Chelsea to spend a year building up his coaching knowledge ahead of a move into management. Cole, 38, linked up with his former club a year ago to start work as a tech…
Women currently make up 21% of developers in African countries, compared with just 15% of junior developers in the US.
You thought Zoom and Slack were high-tech? Buckle up.
If Amazon Go cameras seem squiggy, shouldn’t online tracking be too?
It’s 40 years old and worth billions. But what is it that drives people so crazy for the little Japanese toy? Tamara Hinson joins Hello Kitty anniversary celebrations
Each day, more household names join the list of brands suspending advertising on Facebook to protest what they say are the social network's failures to stop the spread of hate. On Monday alone, Adidas, HP, and Ford added their names to a list that already had Unilever, The North Face, Coca Cola, Honda and many others.
Nvidia levels the playing field
Tech companies fear that a "blue wave" would bring more lawsuits, data privacy laws or even new enforcement agencies.
The Air Jordan 11 sneakers will feature Nike's Adapt tech, which lets wearers change the fit of the shoes via an app. They go on sale December 30.
A woman in Wales left her boyfriend fuming when she revealed the PlayStation 5 she'd bought him for Christmas was actually an Instagram filter
Weaker than forecast Democratic showing cuts expectations of government spending boom
The World Socialist Web Site continues to complain that Google has suppressed its articles as conservatives also cry out against censorship by tech giants.
The company filed takedowns against its own trailer when shared in critical tweets.
Japanese scientists have created a device that allows the user to control Gundam robots with mind control, just like in the anime.
Apple isn't done with 2020 yet.
Apple's "One More Thing" event revolved around the Mac and Apple's in-house chips. But it also included a blast from the past with a cameo by John Hodgman, who reprised his "I'm a PC" persona from the mid-2000s TV commercials.
Although activists have been campaigning for the companies to do this for years, the Black Lives Matter movement appears to have tipped the scale.
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet reported the latest in a string of enormous quarterly profits on Thursday.
If you missed Apple’s pre-order promotional deal for the 2020 iPad Air on Amazon, now’s your chance to grab the tablet for the same discounted price. The tech giant’s redesigned iPad Air is now available on the e-commerce website for $559, $40 lower than its original price of $599 for the 64GB WiFi model. Apple sold the tablet for that amount a day before its release in late October, and thus far, it’s the lowest price we’ve seen for the device.
Having won in California, they will seek devastating victories elsewhere
If Virginia Tech finishes 5-6, one of the ACC-affiliated bowls would gladly take the Hokies, but such a bowl would come with no small amount of shame.
Data based on texts of 50,000 children suggests ‘peri peri’ and ‘coleslaw’ not as innocent as parents may think
Sometimes the best tech isn’t hard to make, just hard to think up in the first place
President-elect Joe Biden may change the tone of Washington’s relationship with Beijing, but business leaders and Democratic advisers say he is likely to push back on China’s aim to become a global technology leader.
Facebook is alerting the nation that Joe Biden is the projected winner of election in Facebook and Instagram feeds as Donald Trump vows to fight on.
The one-time presidential candidate and tech entrepreneur has lobbied dozens of lawmakers.
Apps like Getaround and Turo are surging in popularity among both car owners and people without cars.
With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, it's best to start your holiday shopping now to avoid shipping delays and product shortages.
A major tech firm is about to start using JPM Coin in global payments, as JPMorgan doubles down on its blockchain business.
Third of people will spend less on mobiles and other gadgets over next two years
Quarantine can make weekends dull. But backyard camping, virtual museum tours, and national park visits make Saturday and Sunday still feel special.
Her impression of a mom getting ready to go to Target is SO hilariously relatable.
The crux of Ant’s problem: the Chinese government sees it as a bank, because it does micro-lending, and wants to regulate it as a bank.
As the Coronavirus continues to spread, engineers and scientists are working hard to find new ways of developing high tech masks.
The iPhone 12 has arrived in China, and Apple fans are already lining up for it — just not necessarily at stores.
The Georgia Institute of Technology has recently released an interactive map that details county by county risk of an in-person gathering by party size.
This reassessment has shown that there is a tiny probability - 1 in 1,50,000 - that the asteroid will impact the Earth.
New draft rules could affect some of China’s most popular e-commerce firms, including Alibaba and Tencent.
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