The Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone is seen during a media preview event in London, Tuesday April 16, 2019. Samsung is hoping the innovation of smartphones with folding screens reinvigorates the market. (AP Photo/Kelvin Chan)

Samsung Launches Preview Of Smartphone With Folding Screen. But is it Something the People...

When Samsung said this year it would launch a smartphone with a folding screen, the big question was whether the innovation was something people...

Founder of Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, Says CFO Daughter’s Arrest in U.S....

The founder of the Chinese telecom colossus Huawei says the arrest of his daughter on fraud charges brought by the U.S. will be good for her...

Report: Hackers Could Read Users’ Emails on MSN, Outlook, and Hotmail for 6+ Months

For at least six months, a hacker or group of hackers had access to the content of some users’ emails on MSN, Hotmail, and...
FILE - This Feb. 25, 2019 file photo shows a banner of the 5G network is displayed during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to bolster 5G service, the next generation of mobile networks, and will spend $20 billion for rural internet. 5G will mean faster wireless speeds and has implications for technologies like self-driving cars and augmented reality. The Federal Communications Commission said Friday, April 12, that it would hold the largest auction in U.S. history, of 3,400 megahertz, to boost wireless companies’ networks. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

FCC to Hold Huge Auction for 5G Service, Will Spend $20 Billion to Provide...

The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to bolster 5G service, the next generation of mobile networks, and will spend $20 billion for rural...

Disney Unveils Disney+, Its Highly Anticipated Streaming Service for $6.99-a-Month to Rival Netflix, Which...

The Walt Disney Company’s highly anticipated Investor Day provided an extensive overview of Disney’s comprehensive direct-to-consumer strategy, and included presentations on Hulu, Hotstar, ESPN+...

Google’s Next Big Money Maker Could Be the Maps on Your Phone

Google became the world’s most profitable internet company on the back of search advertising. Now, it’s turning another popular web service into a major...
An Echo smart speaker inside an Amazon 4-star store in Berkeley, California. (Photographer: Cayce Clifford/Bloomberg)

It’s True: Amazon Workers Are Listening to What You Tell Alexa

Tens of millions of people use smart speakers and their voice software to play games, find music or trawl for trivia. Millions more are...
This image released Wednesday, April 10, 2019, by Event Horizon Telescope shows a black hole. Scientists revealed the first image ever made of a black hole after assembling data gathered by a network of radio telescopes around the world. (Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration/Maunakea Observatories via AP)

Scientists Take First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole

An international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - using a global network...
FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo, media and guests tour Facebook offices in Cambridge, Mass., building. Facebook says it is rolling out a wide range of updates aimed at combatting the spread of false and harmful information on the social media site. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Facebook Cracks Down On Groups Spreading False, Harmful Information

Facebook said Wednesday it is rolling out a wide range of updates aimed at combatting the spread of false and harmful information on the...
FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for social media giant Facebook, appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. Facebook says it will use artificial intelligence to help find profiles of people who have died, so their friends and family members won't get, for instance, painful reminders about their birthday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Facebook Tweaks Tools for Remembering Dead Friends

Facebook says it will use artificial intelligence to help find profiles of people who have died so their friends and family members won’t get,...
FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo, a man using a mobile phone walks past Google offices in New York. Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday, April 8, 2019, to answer questions about their role in the hate crimes and the rise of white nationalism in the U.S. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Capitol Hill Hearing On Internet Hate Sees it Firsthand

A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded...

Microsoft Makes Chromium Edge Browser Available for Testing

Microsoft is making its Chromium-powered Edge browser available to developers today. The software giant is releasing its Canary and Developer builds, offering daily or...
FILE- In this April 10, 2018, file photo Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington. Momentum is gaining in Washington for a privacy law that would sharply reduce the ability of the largest technology companies to collect and distribute people’s personal data. Zuckerberg, published a column last month in the Washington Post calling for tighter regulations to protect consumer data, control harmful content and ensure election integrity and data portability. (AP Photo, Alex Brandon, File)

Tech Companies Feel Pressure as U.S. Government Moves to Protect Consumer Data

Momentum is gaining in Washington for a privacy law that could sharply rein in the ability of the largest technology companies to collect and...

Churches Adapting to the Digital Age Where Much Information is Delivered via Smartphone

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - You leave the house, get in the car and head out to work when you realize you have forgotten your phone....
FILE- In this March 27, 2019, file photo, measles, mumps and rubella vaccines sit in a cooler at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. In social media’s battle against misinformation, bogus claims about the dangers of vaccines are the next target. With measles outbreaks wreaking havoc around the world, Facebook, Pinterest and others are trying to put the genie back in the bottle, even as they are hesitant, even unwilling to acknowledge outright responsibility for spreading falsehoods. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Social Media Sites Failing to Fight Abundance of Misinformation About Vaccines

Like health officials facing outbreaks of disease, internet companies are trying to contain vaccine-related misinformation they have long helped spread. So far, their efforts...

Sad: World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos and Wife MacKenzie Finalize Their Divorce, with Jeff...

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his former partner MacKenzie Bezos announced Thursday that the couple had agreed to a divorce settlement that brings to...
SK Telecom CEO Park Jung-ho, left, and participants attend a media showcase for its 5G service in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. SK Telecom will be launching commercial 5G services nationwide on Friday, April 5, in line with its competitors. The signs read: "The world's first commercial services." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

South Korea Launches 5G Smartphone Networks Ahead of Schedule

South Korea’s telecommunications carriers turned on super-fast 5G mobile internet networks abruptly ahead of schedule in an attempt to ensure the country becomes the...

If Intelligent Alien Life Were Discovered, What Kind of Effect Would It Have on...

As there is believed to be billions of planets in the universe, the theological implications that the discovery of intelligent alien life would have...
In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, photo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology facial recognition researcher Joy Buolamwini takes questions from reporters at the school, in Cambridge, Mass. Buolamwini's research has uncovered racial and gender bias in facial analysis tools sold by companies such as Amazon that have a hard time recognizing certain faces, especially darker-skinned women. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Face Recognition Researcher Joy Buolamwini is Fighting Amazon Over Biased AI That Can’t Recognize...

Facial recognition technology was already seeping into everyday life — from your photos on Facebook to police scans of mugshots — when Joy Buolamwini...
FILE- In this Jan. 2, 2013, file photo a Zipcar is parked at a lot in New York. Companies such as Zipcar and car2go eliminate the need to stand in line at rental car counters while waiting for vehicles, instead using smartphone apps to connect drivers with cars in their neighborhoods or nearby. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Car-sharing Companies Offers Ways to Profit From Or Get Rid of Personal Car

While a growing number of Americans are struggling to make payments on their auto loans, a new crop of companies is offering alternative ways...