Over 260 Bottlenose Dolphins Found Dead Along Northern Gulf of Mexico Since February

Scientists are trying to determine why more than 260 bottlenose dolphins have been found stranded along the Northern Gulf of Mexico since the beginning...

Why Everyone Wants to Silence the Outside World

The mute button was invented in 1956 by Robert Adler, an Austrian-born engineer working for the Zenith Radio Corporation in Chicago. It was one...
This image captured on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 shows part of a LinkedIn profile for someone who identified themselves as Katie Jones. The Associated Press has found it is one of many phantom profiles that lurk on the social media platform. (AP Photo)

Experts: Spy Used AI-generated Face to Connect With Targets Via Phantom LinkedIn Profile

Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who’s-who network...

Humans Have Started Growing Spikes On the Backs of Their Heads Due to Overuse...

Press your fingers into the back of your skull, just above your neck. If you feel a small spike you may be among people...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg making his keynote speech at a developers’ conference in San Jose, Calif., in April. (PHOTO CREDIT: STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS)

Facebook Worries Emails Could Show Zuckerberg Knew of Questionable Privacy Practices

Facebook uncovered emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices at the company, according to people familiar with...

Uber Eats Tests Food Delivery by Drone, Company Launched New Autonomous SUV

Uber is testing restaurant food deliveries by drone. The company’s Uber Eats unit began the tests in San Diego with McDonald’s and plans to expand...

Severed 16-inch Head of Giant Ice Age Wolf, Almost Twice the Size of a...

Scientists have unveiled the severed head of a huge Ice Age wolf baring its teeth, which dates back more than 40,000 years. The snarling beast...

Millions of Students in the U.S. Struggle to Complete Homework Due to Absence of...

With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her...

Facebook Building Massive Solar Farm in West Texas

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and...

Crater from Ancient Asteroid Discovered Off Coast of Scotland

The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea...
Meg Whitman, CEO of Quibi, speaks while Jeffrey Katzenberg, Quibi’s chairman, listens during an interview in Los Angeles in January 2019. (Bloomberg News)

Quibi, Platform for Short Videos Aimed at Cellphone Users, Set to Launch in April...

There’s yet another new streaming service coming in the next year. Quibi’s twist is that it’s focused on short videos for cellphones. Spokeswoman Gina Stikes...
Vinton Cerf, vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, answers a question during a news conference at United Nations headquarters, Monday, June 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

UN Panel Urges $20 Phones in Order to Close Digital Divide and Connect 4...

An independent U.N. panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google...
Microsoft's next Xbox is coming in 2020.

Microsoft Unveils Next-gen ‘Project Scarlett’ Xbox Console, to Release in 2020

Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as “Project Scarlett,” which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday...
A worker checks on robot arms at a factory in Nanjing in east China's Jiangsu province, Thursday, June 6, 2019. China's Commerce Ministry will release a list of "unreliable" foreign companies in the near future, a spokesman said Thursday, without giving a specific date. The new list, announced last week, is widely seen as a response to a U.S. decision to put Huawei Technologies on a blacklist for alleged theft of intellectual property and evasion of Iran sanctions. (Chinatopix via AP)

China May Restrict Access to Technology in Spiraling Trade Dispute With U.S.

China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American...

Season 2 of Apex Legends to Debut on July 2

Electronic Arts Inc said on Saturday it would launch the second season of its popular battle royale game “Apex Legends” on July 2. Apex Legends...

Artificial Intelligence Is Driving the Future of Transportation, but Red Tape Is Holding It...

Artificial intelligence is no longer the future. It's right around the corner, and nowhere is that more evident than in self-driving cars or even...
This image captured on Friday, June 7, 2019 shows a Sept. 4, 2018 post on Facebook cited by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as promoting an e-cigarette formula without including the required nicotine warning statement. On Friday, the FDA sent warning letters to four companies that used paid social media specialists to pitch their fruity and candy nicotine formulas to their online followers. (AP Photo)

FDA Targets Vaping Social Media Influencers Over Online Promotions

U.S. regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media...
Content “alleging that a group is superior in order to justify discrimination, segregation or exclusion,” and videos denying that violent incidents occurred will be removed, YouTube said Wednesday. (Credit: Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing ‘Supremacy, Discrimination, Segregation, or Exclusion’

YouTube announced plans on Wednesday to remove thousands of videos and channels that advocate for neo-Nazism, white supremacy and other bigoted ideologies in an...

Hackers May Soon be Able to Tell What You’re Typing… Just by Hearing You...

Research suggests that sound waves from typing on a phone can be intercepted and decoded Thanks to the increasing sophistication of smartphone technology, hackers soon...

2019: Americans Spending More Time On Mobile Devices Than Watching TV

For the first time ever, US consumers will spend more time using their mobile devices than watching TV, with smartphone use dominating that time...