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Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 06:14 PM PST

Twitter Suspends White Nationalists Under New Rules

Twitter Suspends White Nationalists Under New Rules

Twitter suspended the accounts of well-known white nationalists Monday, moving swiftly to enforce its new rules aimed at reducing what it deems abusive content. The account of far-right group Britain First,...

Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 at 03:30 PM PST

Pentagon Program Spent Millions Investigating UFOs: Reports

Pentagon Program Spent Millions Investigating UFOs: Reports

The Pentagon said that it had a secret program that lasted for five years that investigated unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, according to multiple reports published Saturday. The below-the-radar program...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 08:45 PM PST

Facebook: Social Media Scrolling Can Make You Feel Bad

Facebook: Social Media Scrolling Can Make You Feel Bad

It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Using social media can be bad for your health. The social media giant whose...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 12:51 PM PST

SpaceX First Recycled Rocket Soars With Recycled Capsule

SpaceX First Recycled Rocket Soars With Recycled Capsule

SpaceX, Elon Musk's rocket company, launched the first recycled rocket with a recycled capsule Friday in Florida to deliver groceries to the International Space Station for NASA, CNBC reported. It was NASA's...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 11:11 AM PST

3 Plead Guilty to Making 'Botnet' Behind '16 Internet Outage

3 Plead Guilty to Making 'Botnet' Behind '16 Internet Outage

Three men pleaded guilty to creating a "botnet" known as Mirai that was used to paralyze chunks of the internet in 2016. Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman admitted to one count of conspiracy in plea...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 02:46 PM PST

FCC Votes to Scrap Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Votes to Scrap Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 11:39 AM PST

What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 02:18 AM PST

As 'Net Neutrality' Vote Nears, Some Brace for a Long Fight

As 'Net Neutrality' Vote Nears, Some Brace for a Long Fight

As the federal government prepares to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet, advocates of the regulations are bracing for a long fight. The Thursday vote scheduled...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 05:45 AM PST

2017's Top Google Searches: Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin

2017's Top Google Searches: Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin

Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin's hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty's death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And "Cash Me Outside." These were some of the people, topics...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 09:33 AM PST

Apple Buys Song-Recognition App Shazam for Reported $400M

Apple Buys Song-Recognition App Shazam for Reported $400M

Apple has bought Shazam, the maker of a song-recognition app that Apple's digital assistant Siri has already been using to help people identify the music playing on their iPhones.

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