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Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite criticism

Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticismThe company launched Messenger Kids Wednesday on Android; the app landed on Amazon devices in January
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

Bitcoin mines tax Iceland’s energy

Bitcoin mines tax Iceland’s energyAs more bitcoin enter circulation, more powerful computers are needed and that means more energy
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Business

Why Alexa won’t light up during Amazon’s Super Bowl ad

Why Alexa won’t light up during Amazon’s Super Bowl adThe word ‘Alexa’ is spoken 10 times during the Super Bowl spot — but the Echo in your living room won’t try to respond
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Technology

Robot makes coffee at new cafe in Japan’s capital

Robot makes coffee at new cafe in Japan’s capitalJapan has a new robot cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

Cloud of uncertainty looms over Apple iPhone X sales

Cloud of uncertainty looms over Apple iPhone X salesIt’s still not clear how many people are willing to ante up for the $1,000 device when others sell for hundreds less
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

Tesla expands sales of solar gear at Home Depot

Tesla expands sales of solar gear at Home DepotTesla solar panels and Powerwall batteries will be displayed at 800 Home Depot stores
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Technology

Apple to respond to U.S. probes into iPhones slowdown

Apple to respond to U.S. probes into slowdown of old iPhonesApple is cooperating with U.S. government inquiries into its secret slowdown of older iPhones
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Technology

U.S. said to probe Apple on updates that slow iPhones

U.S. said to probe Apple on updates that slow iPhonesDepartment of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether Apple violated securities laws
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Technology

Child experts: Just say ‘no’ to Facebook’s kids app

Child experts: Just say ‘no’ to Facebook’s kids appExperts say kids aren’t ready to navigate the complexities of online relationships or protect their own privacy
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Technology

Why crypto exchanges are vulnerable to hacks

Why crypto exchanges are vulnerable to hacksExchanges that trade bitcoins, other virtual currencies have been hacked because of insecure networks
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
World

‘Halal’ internet means more control in Iran

‘Halal’ internet means more control in Iran after unrestSince the 1979 Islamic Revolution, how information spreads across mass media has been tightly controlled
  • World
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
World

Report: Dutch spies caught Russian hackers on tape

Report: Dutch spies caught Russian hackers on tapeThe Netherlands’ spy service may be sitting on evidence relating to the breach of the U.S. Democratic National Committee
  • World
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Technology

Apple users to control slowdown of older iPhones

Apple will give users control over slowdown of older iPhonesThe free upgrade announced Wednesday will be released this spring
  • Technology
  • 1 month ago
Technology

Thinking machines not as smart as they think they are

Thinking machines not as smart as they think they areWe’re still a long way from computers being able to read and comprehend text in the same way humans can
  • Technology
  • 1 month ago
Business

Apple poised to expand into speaker market with HomePod

Apple poised to expand into speaker market with HomePodApple is finally ready to launch its attempt to compete with the internet-connected speakers made by Amazon and Google
  • Business
  • 1 month ago
Michigan

How to keep seeing Detroit News in your Facebook feed

How to keep getting Detroit News on FacebookFacebook is changing how its users will see content. Here's how to make sure you still see stories from The Detroit News
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Business

Murdoch pushes Facebook to pay for news

Murdoch pushes Facebook to pay for newsMurdoch called on Facebook Inc. to begin paying publishers fees to carry the news that its users post and share online
  • Business
  • 1 month ago
Technology

Facebook to emphasize ‘trustworthy’ news

Facebook to emphasize ‘trustworthy’ newsFacebook is saying it will prioritize news based on survey results of trustworthiness.
  • Technology
  • 1 month ago
Technology

Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledgeCities will likely be offering Apple tax breaks to persuade the company to build its second campus in their towns
  • Technology
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Technology

Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20K in $350B pledge

Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20K in $350B pledgeThe pledge announced Wednesday is an offshoot from the sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code championed by Trump
  • Technology
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit Auto Show

BlackBerry unveils cybersecurity software for vehicles

BlackBerry unveils cybersecurity software for vehiclesThe Canadian tech company's new product is called Jarvis
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Technology

Floor sensors rise as retail data source

Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data sourceSmart floor sensors are among the tools retailers are using to gain insights on consumer habits
  • Technology
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

Cyber squadron coming to Battle Creek Air Guard base
Battle Creek facility nearly closed in 2005 now getting 70 full-time military jobs

Cyber squadron coming to Battle Creek Air Guard baseBattle Creek facility nearly closed in 2005 now getting 70 full-time military jobs
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

Chicago considers giving police anti-texting device

Chicago considers giving police anti-texting deviceThe “textalyzer” will tell officers immediately if motorists were texting when they got into a traffic accident
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Technology

Wearable technology gets smaller and smarter

Wearable technology gets smaller and smarterGadgets range from UV sensors on users’ thumbnails to headsets promising weight loss
  • Technology
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Technology

Porn’s move to VR hits roadblock from headset makers

Porn’s move to VR hits roadblock from headset makersExperts estimate that more than 50 percent of all VR content is porn-related
  • Technology
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Technology

What Facebook’s news feed shift could mean to users

What Facebook’s news feed shift could mean to users, businessesFacebook wants people to see more stuff from friends and family
  • Technology
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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