Facebook says pandemic hurt enforcement on suicide, child nudity

OAKLAND, Calif. — Looks like the machines aren’t ready to take over just yet. The COVID-19 pandemic affected Facebook’s ability to remove harmful and forbidden...

Facebook removes 7M posts for false COVID-19 information

Facebook said Tuesday it removed 7 million posts in the second quarter for sharing false information about the novel coronavirus, including content that promoted...

Tim Cook is a billionaire after Apple stock jumps

Apple CEO Tim Cook became a billionaire this month, after nine years at the helm of the world’s most valuable company. The 59-year-old executive’s net...

UN investigator says Facebook hasn’t shared ‘evidence’ of Myanmar crimes

The head of a UN investigative body on Myanmar said Facebook has not released evidence of “serious international crimes,” despite vowing to work with...

NASA spacecraft discovers ‘ocean world’ beneath surface of dwarf planet Ceres

WASHINGTON – Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is an “ocean world” with a big reservoir of salty...

Facebook removes 7 million posts for false COVID-19 information

Facebook said Tuesday it removed 7 million posts in the second quarter for sharing false information about the novel coronavirus, including content that promoted...

How China’s top-notch mass surveillance system threatens global freedoms

Every millimeter of Beijing is monitored by state-of-the-art surveillance cameras, according to the Beijing Public Safety Bureau. Facial recognition algorithms matched with images filed...

Group says Belarus hit with ‘nation-scale’ internet disruption during election

Belarus was hit with widespread disruption in internet connectivity during the country’s closely watched election Sunday, according to web monitoring organization NetBlocks. “Network telemetry from...

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk’s plans to colonize space are even crazier than we...

As a child, Elon Musk would read comic books and sci-fi novels and dream of fantastical worlds. Now the tech entrepreneur is on the...

NASA to remove offensive names from planets and other heavenly bodies

Political correctness has now expanded to space, where NASA says planets, galaxies and other heavenly bodies will no longer be referred to by “offensive”...

This LA company created at-home hologram machines

LOS ANGELES – Looking for a new way to communicate during the pandemic? A Los Angeles company has created phone booth-sized machines to beam...

Japan’s space agency captures huge ‘poisonous’ tsunami racing across Venus at 200 mph

A gigantic wave of toxic gas has been spotted surging across Venus in an event never seen before in the Solar System. The planet-wide cloud...

Why #SaveTheChildren was temporarily banned from Facebook

The hashtag #SaveTheChildren was temporarily blocked on Facebook after it was linked to a baseless QAnon theory that there’s a “deep-state” with ties to...

Growing number of nations consider TikTok ban over China ties

President’s Trump looming TikTok ban may only be the beginning of the popular video app’s headaches, as a growing number of nations are becoming...

Apple replaces longtime marketing chief Phil Schiller

Apple is putting its longtime marketing boss out to pasture. Phil Schiller, who has been with the company since 1987 and was a trusted lieutenant...

OpenIgloo app allows NYC renters to rate their landlords, apartment buildings

New York City’s 311 hotline has received more than 90,000 housing complaints since the coronavirus lockdown began in March, with a third of callers...

Russia plans to remove radioactive subs, reactors from its Arctic sea floor

Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom is planning to remove the most dangerous radioactive items from the country’s Arctic seafloor, according to a media...

Chernobyl fungus could protect astronauts from radiation on deep space missions

A type of fungus found at the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster was sent into space in a research project that aims to...

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