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Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 02:13 PM EDT

How to Get iOS 13, Apple’s Latest iPhone Update

How to Get iOS 13, Apple’s Latest iPhone Update

Apple released its next big iPhone software update on Thursday. It’s called iOS 13 and it will bring a lot of new features to your iPhone. It’s the same software that ships on Apple’s new iPhones, which...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 07:28 AM EDT

Instagram Cracks Down on Weight Loss, Cosmetic Surgery Ads

Instagram Cracks Down on Weight Loss, Cosmetic Surgery Ads

Instagram will be rolling out new policies to combat ads that promote weight loss products, especially for users who are known to be minors. Instagram users under the age of 18 will no longer see posts...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 04:15 PM EDT

Tech Execs Say They're Acting Faster on Extremist Content

Tech Execs Say They're Acting Faster on Extremist Content

Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter told Congress on Wednesday that they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content on their social media platforms in the face of mass...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 03:07 PM EDT

Facebook to Train AI Systems Using Police Video

Facebook to Train AI Systems Using Police Video

Facebook will work with law enforcement organizations to train its artificial intelligence systems to recognize videos of violent events as part of a broader effort to crack down on extremism. Facebook's AI...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 02:48 PM EDT

Twitter Apologizes for Marketing Campaign in San Francisco

Twitter Apologizes for Marketing Campaign in San Francisco

Twitter's latest marketing campaign is raising questions about whether the San Francisco-based company broke the law. The guerrilla marketing advertisements can be seen on San Francisco sidewalks. Residents and...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 05:42 PM EDT

Lawmakers Ask 4 Big Tech Companies for Documents in Probe

Lawmakers Ask 4 Big Tech Companies for Documents in Probe

Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents, marking a step forward in Congress' bipartisan probe of the companies....

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 04:28 PM EDT

Uber Cuts 435 More Employees

Uber Cuts 435 More Employees

Uber has laid off 435 additional employees across its product and engineering teams, the company confirmed Tuesday. The ride-hailing company cut 170 people from the product team and 265 people from the...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 03:20 PM EDT

Apple Unveils a Cheaper iPhone and Pricing for Streaming TV

Apple Unveils a Cheaper iPhone and Pricing for Streaming TV

Apple unveiled new iPhones that are largely unchanged from previous models and accompanied by an unexpected price cut for the cheapest model, underscoring the company's efforts to counteract a sales slump of its...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 04:29 PM EDT

States Led by Texas Target Google in New Antitrust Probe

States Led by Texas Target Google in New Antitrust Probe

Fifty U.S. states and territories, led by Texas, announced an investigation into Google's "potential monopolistic behavior." The Monday announcement closely followed one from a separate group of states...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 07:45 PM EDT

What to Expect From Apple's Annual iPhone Launch

What to Expect From Apple's Annual iPhone Launch

Get ready for new Apple products. Every fall since 2011, Apple has held a launch event in California where it reveals its annual iPhone update. The goal is to create hype for the products going into the...

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