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Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 at 11:44 PM PDT

Twitter Bans Political Ads After Facebook Refused to Do So

Twitter Bans Political Ads After Facebook Refused to Do So

Twitter is axing political ads from its site, CEO Jack Dorsey announced Wednesday.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 10:17 AM PDT

Apple Resumes Human Reviews of Siri Audio With iPhone Update

Apple Resumes Human Reviews of Siri Audio With iPhone Update

Apple is resuming the use of humans to review Siri commands and dictation with the latest iPhone software update. In August, Apple suspended the practice and apologized for the way it used people, rather...

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 02:51 AM PDT

With Each Pitch at Series, Call Gets Louder for Robot Umps

With Each Pitch at Series, Call Gets Louder for Robot Umps

From the box seats to the far reaches of the bleachers, all 40,000 umpires in the stands at Nationals Park were sure they could tell: Gerrit Cole's fastball to Victor Robles missed the strike zone. By at least...

Monday, Oct 28, 2019 at 10:05 PM PDT

Survey: Kids' Appetite for Online Video Doubles in 4 Years

Survey: Kids' Appetite for Online Video Doubles in 4 Years

The number of young Americans watching online videos every day has more than doubled, according to survey findings released Tuesday. They're glued to them for nearly an hour a day, twice as long as they were...

Monday, Oct 28, 2019 at 10:32 AM PDT

Facebook Will Now Remind You to Get Flu Shots and Medical Checkups

Facebook Will Now Remind You to Get Flu Shots and Medical Checkups

Facebook is now going to start reminding you when to get a medical checkup. The company is rolling out a tool to remind its users in the U.S., based on demographic factors such as age and gender, to get a...

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 at 07:23 AM PDT

Google Digs Into Deeper Meanings of Searches

Google Digs Into Deeper Meanings of Searches

Google is paying more attention to the small words in your searches. Want to figure out how to park on a hill with no curb? Google now takes that "no" into account, and shows top results that include parking...

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 at 08:27 AM PDT

Facebook Launches a News Section - And Will Pay Publishers

Facebook Launches a News Section - And Will Pay Publishers

Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising revenue, courted them for video projects it subsequently abandoned, and then largely...

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 01:52 PM PDT

Social Network Gab Takes Aim at Drudge Report With 'Trends'

Social Network Gab Takes Aim at Drudge Report With 'Trends'

Another social network, with roots here in Silicon Valley, is offering up an another place to gather your news.

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 02:09 PM PDT

A Century After Black Sox, Baseball Cheating Goes High-Tech

A Century After Black Sox, Baseball Cheating Goes High-Tech<br />

A century after the Black Sox scandal that tarnished the World Series and ushered in major changes in baseball, the notion that millionaire ballplayers would take money to throw a game — much less the World...

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 08:10 AM PDT

Watch: AOC Grills Zuckerberg Over Facebook Allowing Lies in Political Ads

Watch: AOC Grills Zuckerberg Over Facebook Allowing Lies in Political Ads

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about his company’s complex policies involving false information in political advertisements during a congressional hearing on...

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