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...
iTunes will be replaced by three desktop apps called Music, Podcasts and TV.

Apple Phases Out iTunes, Breaks Up Iconic Platform Into Individualized Apps for Music, Podcasts,...

The music industry has changed dramatically since Apple disrupted the way people buy songs and albums nearly two decades ago. So Apple is phasing...

Alarming: Google Outage Prevented Smart Home Users from Locking Their Front Doors and Using...

Your smart home is only as smart as the network that runs it. On Sunday, some Google users found themselves locked out of YouTube and...
A number of sites and apps hosted on Google cloud experienced outages due to congestion in the northeast United States on Sunday. (File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI)

Google Says Massive Outage that Affected YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and More Was Due to...

Google experienced outages related to its Google Cloud services online, leaving several web platforms and applications down on Sunday afternoon. The outage affected Google clients...
FILE - This March 23, 2010, file photo shows the Google logo at the Google headquarters in Brussels. Google, the tech giant known universally for its search engine, also has fingers in a number of other pies, like online advertising, email messaging and video. Its dominance in the search arena has brought Google under intense scrutiny by regulators in the U.S. and abroad. But some of its other activities have been in the regulators' cross-hairs, as well. The U.S. Justice Department is readying an antitrust investigation of Google's business practices in search and other areas.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)

Google Faces Scrutiny from U.S., European Regulators Over Concerns it’s Becoming Too Powerful

Google, the tech giant known universally for its search engine, also has fingers in a number of other pies, like online advertising, email messaging...
FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate competition standards, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without taking action. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Reports: Justice Dept. Preparing Antitrust Investigation of Google

The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant...

Mark Zuckerberg’s Personal Head of Security Liam Booth Accused of Sexual Harassment, Making Racist...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal head of security, Liam Booth, has reportedly been accused of sexual harassment and making racist comments by a former...

How Social Media is Changing the English Language

Social media is everywhere nowadays. You can scarcely turn around without being bombarded by it. Whether it's a friend sending you a message through...
FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, a skylight is reflected in the rear window of a Waymo driverless car during a Google event in San Francisco. Google's self-driving vehicle division says it's bringing autonomous trucks to the Phoenix area. Waymo announced Wednesday, May 30, 2019, that its fully self-driving tractor-trailers will start driving on freeways this week and will expand to more routes over time.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Waymo is Bringing Self-driving Trucks to Phoenix, AZ, Freeways

Google’s self-driving vehicle division says it’s bringing autonomous trucks to the Phoenix area. Waymo announced Wednesday that its self-driving tractor-trailers will start driving on freeways...
Alexa works by listening out for a "wakeword" that tells the device to turn on its extended speech recognition systems in order to respond to spoken commands. (AP/Elaine Thompson)

It May Be Time to Get Rid of Your Beloved Alexa: Newly Revealed Blueprints...

A newly revealed patent application filed by Amazon is raising privacy concerns over an envisaged upgrade to the company's smart speaker systems. This change...

Facebook Use Eroding in U.S. as Social Media Faces Continued Criticism

Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday. The...

Washington Post Finds 5,400 App Trackers Sending Data from an iPhone

Monitoring software used by The Washington Post on an ordinary iPhone found that no fewer than 5,400 app trackers were sending data from the phone – in some cases...

Facebook Says Executives, Zuckerberg and Sandberg, Will Defy Canadian Subpoena, Risking Contempt Vote

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg will not attend a hearing in Ottawa later this week, despite receiving summonses from the Canadian parliament, Facebook...
Samsung Galaxy Fold (CNBC)

Hot New Trend in Smartphones: Not Buying a New One

The smartphone industry has a two-part plan to tackle a global slowdown in sales: sell a pricey new type of mobile device that is...

Robot Writes in Languages it’s Never Seen Before

Among the many things we humans like to lord over the rest of the animal kingdom is our complex language. Sure, other creatures talk to...