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2 hours ago Uber President Jeff Jones Resigns After Six Months
Uber President Jeff Jones is hitting the brakes at the ride-hailing business, leaving the company less than a year after he joined its ranks.
2 hours ago YouTube Blocks LGBTQ, Other Videos for Some Users
"Some videos that cover subjects like health, politics and sexuality may not appear" for those who choose to use Restricted Mode, YouTube said.
2 hours ago Uber in Turmoil as Two Key Executives Flee Troubled Company
Uber has lost two key executives in as many days.
2 hours ago As Samsung Reveals Its New Phone, Can We Forget the Note 7 Debacle?
After the Galaxy Note7 debacle, Samsung may be ready to try again.
2 hours ago China Tries to Wipe Out Toilet Paper Theft With Face Scanner
Users of a busy public restroom in China must stand for three seconds in front of a dispenser to receive a two-foot section of bathroom tissue.
2 hours ago Google Apologizes After Major Brands Yank YouTube Ads Over Racist Content
Google's European head has apologized for the misplacement of advertising next to extremist content on its video site YouTube.
2 hours ago Trump Adds to NASA Budget, Approves Crewed Mission to Mars
President Trump has signed a bill funding a crewed mission to Mars.
2 hours ago Texas Grand Jury Says a GIF Is a 'Deadly Weapon'
A Texas grand jury has decided that a GIF can be just as deadly as a gun or knife.
2 hours ago Facial Recognition Hearing to Give Congress a View of Creepy Tech
The FBI wants 'everybody's face in their database,' says the head of the House Oversight Committee, which is holding a hearing Wednesday.
2 hours ago Are the Aliens Already Chuck Berry Fans?
Long after the last SoundCloud downloads have succumbed to the second law of thermodynamics, and the final music CD has been digested by polycarbonate-eating bacteria, Chuck Berry will still be rocking.
2 hours ago How Many iOS 10 Tricks Do You Know?
Apple's jam-packed iOS 10 is full of shiny features, but there are some hidden tricks that will help you make the most of the operating system.
2 hours ago Software Company Donates Proceeds From Latest Game to Syrian Refugees
To date, Ayotree has raised more than $1,100 for Oxfam America. The company hopes to raise $10,000 for the fund by World Refugee Day on June 20.
2 hours ago What Does It Mean That Trump May Have Been 'Incidentally' Surveilled?
Rep. Devin Nunes, House Intel Committee chair, said the conversations of Trump team members may've been captured "incidentally." An explainer.
2 hours ago Facial Recognition Databases Give Congress the Creeps
Democrats and Republicans alike assailed the FBI on Wednesday for its use of facial recognition software to identify potential suspects.
2 hours ago Soon You'll Be Able to Order Starbucks From Your Car
A new alliance between Ford, Amazon, and Starbucks should make it a little faster and easier to order and pay for your morning brew.
2 hours ago ABC Twitter Accounts Hacked by Profane, Trump-Supporting Hackers
ABC News and GMA Twitter accounts were hit by hackers Thursday, who posted a string of profanity-laced fake news reports and support for Trump.
2 hours ago Now You Can Use Your Phone to Withdraw Cash at These ATMs
Starting on Monday, Wells Fargo customers will be able to withdraw money using a smartphone at any branded ATM.
2 hours ago Who Is Responsible for Stopping Live-Streamed Crimes?
The live-streamed rape of a 15-year-old girl on Facebook has brought up questions about the responsibilities social media companies have.
2 hours ago Google's New Way to Get Black Students Into Elite Tech World
The new campus will serve as a three month residency for juniors and seniors in Howard's computer science program.
2 hours ago FCC Cracks Down on Annoying Robocalls
Dinnertime might actually be enjoyable after the FCC cracks down on robocalls.
2 hours ago Would You Pay to Use Twitter?
Twitter is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals.
2 hours ago How Can You Keep Your Internet Searches Private?
The Trump administration just took the first step in allowing internet providers to sell your browsing habits and personal information.
2 hours ago Senate Votes to Let ISPs Sell Your Data Without Consent
The measure, which the only Democratic member of the FCC said opens 'a massive gap in consumer protection law,' still has to pass the House and be signed by the president.
Yesterday Google Turns to Real People to Fight Fake, Hateful Sites
The tech giant intends for its raters to apply an 'Upsetting-Offensive' flag to pages that promote hate or violence against a group of people.
Yesterday Huffington: Uber Board Has Full Confidence in CEO
Arianna Huffington, a board member of the ride-sharing company, said the company is taking steps after a former engineer alleged sexual harassment.
Mar 22 Which States Have the Speediest — and Slowest — Internet?
The states with the fastest and slowest internet are separated by a whopping 11.9 megabits per second.
Mar 22 Who Doesn't Need a Cute Robot Dog to Help With Social Media?
Everyone perks up at a little social media love, but this cute robotic dog takes it to an entirely new level.
Mar 22 The Dark Web: Inside the Hacker's Playground
Hackers can be anywhere — down the street from their victims, or on another continent — but they all have a home base: the Dark Web.
Mar 22 U.K. Official: White House Promised Not to Repeat GCHQ Wiretap Claim
GCHQ went public after Sean Spicer quoted a Fox New analyst to support Donald Trump's claim that he was wiretapped by President Barack Obama.
Mar 22 Algorithms Are Now Designing Objects for the Real World
Algorithms can do far more than recommend a great new song or find you the cheapest airline tickets, they're now being used to design objects in the real world. And the results are fascinating.