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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 12:50 PM EDT

Facebook Is a Daily Habit for Many Americans: Poll

Facebook Is a Daily Habit for Many Americans: Poll

Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans. Nearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, making it easily the most popular social media site. And...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 07:24 AM EDT

New Amazon Robot; College Scholarships for Video Gamers

New Amazon Robot; College Scholarships for Video Gamers

Ashland University's varsity e-sports team wants to start competing in Fortnite. To get the best players, the Ohio school is offering $4,000 scholarships, which can be found on its athletics web page.  So...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 06:12 AM EDT

Facebook Rules at a Glance: What's Banned, Exactly?

Facebook Rules at a Glance: What's Banned, Exactly?

If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck. For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and...

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 06:08 AM EDT

UK Calls on Social Media Firms to Better Protect Children

UK Calls on Social Media Firms to Better Protect Children

Britain's health secretary says the government will introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children. In a strongly-worded letter to Facebook, Google,...

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 07:00 PM EDT

After Facebook Scrutiny, Is Google Next?

After Facebook Scrutiny, Is Google Next?

Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone....

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 05:48 PM EDT

How to Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower

How to Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower

If you like shooting stars, you're in luck. The annual Lyrid meteor shower, which got going this year on April 16, is expected to peak in the early morning on Sunday, April 22, NBC News MACH reported. Your best...

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 07:57 AM EDT

Twitch: Explained

Twitch: Explained

Twitch.tv is the largest, most popular place to watch people play and livestream video games. It’s become so popular that musicians like Drake are getting in on the act. He recently partnered up with one...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 05:35 PM EDT

Cybersecurity Expert's Case Delayed as New Details Emerge

Cybersecurity Expert's Case Delayed as New Details Emerge<br /><br />

The case of British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus was delayed Thursday to allow his attorneys more time to prepare arguments on why a judge...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 02:29 PM EDT

Russian Propaganda Evading YouTube's Flagging System

Russian Propaganda Evading YouTube's Flagging System

As YouTube has ramped up its efforts to identify Russian propaganda, one channel has managed to evade the company's flagging system: ICYMI, a millennial-focused channel that's part of the same entity as Russian...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 07:27 AM EDT

Some Artists Banning Cellphones; 3D Printed House

Some Artists Banning Cellphones; 3D Printed House

Taking pictures, video, and selfies at concerts may slowly becoming a thing of the past. Performers like Jack White are now making efforts to make sure phones don't even make it into concert venues. Bringing...

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