Nir Eyal: How Easy Is It To "Unhook" Ourselves From Our Devices?
Behavioral designer Nir Eyal argues tech overuse is the responsibility of the user, not the tech companies. He says we can choose to unplug from our apps and devices if we want to.
Will Your Job Still Exist In 2030?
New research finds automation widening the gap between urban and rural areas and dramatically affecting people who didn't go to college or didn't finish high school.
France Approves Tax On Big Tech, And U.S. Threatens To Retaliate
French officials have been frustrated that digital companies have been able to avoid taxes by establishing their European headquarters in countries that offer corporations low tax rates.
From The Warehouse To IT: Amazon Offering 100,000 Workers Tech Training
Amazon plans to invest $700 million to train a third of its U.S. workforce for higher-skilled jobs. The company acknowledged that workers could use their new skills to seek jobs outside Amazon.
Instagram To Flag Hateful Comments Before You Send Them
Instagram is rolling out a feature that will notify users when their comments may contain harmful or offensive content, then give them the opportunity to undo the posts before other users see them.
Twitter Goes Down for Many Across the World
Twitter has gone down for many people across the United States and the world. Many people reported getting ...
Far-Right Social Media Personalities Headed To The White House
The Trump administration has invited high-profile, conservative activists and bloggers to the White House for a social media summit. But they did not invite Facebook and Twitter.
Ransomware Attacks Create Dilemma For Cities: Pay Up Or Resist?
Several cities around the country have had their computer networks taken over by hackers and held for ransom. Paying up resolves the problem quickly, but could encourage more of the extortion.
U.S. Appeals Court Rules Trump Violated First Amendment By Blocking Twitter Followers
The judges upheld a lower court decision that found Trump used the platform for official purposes, which precludes him from banning users because they disagree with his views.
Microsoft Closes The Book On Its E-Library, Erasing All User Content
The move comes as a result of Digital Rights Management, an approach that allows companies to prevent piracy. Every purchased book will disappear this month.
ICE Uses Facial Recognition To Sift State Driver's License Records, Researchers Say
Some of ICE's efforts target undocumented immigrants who have legally obtained driver's licenses, says Alvaro Bedoya of Georgetown Law's privacy and technology center.
Robots, Not Humans, Are The New Space Explorers
Landing a man on the moon captures the public's imagination. But in the decades after the Apollo program, robots have also generated public excitement about space exploration.
CEO and Co-founder of Internet Giant Doused in Water at His Own Conference
The found of Chinese search engine Baidu was embarrassed at his own conference on artificial intelligence development when a man dumped water on his head.
Algorithmic Intelligence Has Gotten So Smart, It's Easy To Forget It's Artificial
Artificial intelligence becomes hard to ignore when it starts taking over tasks that used to require human judgment — such as winnowing job applications or prioritizing stories in a news feed.
China Aims to Use Blockchain Technology for Surveillance, Military Disruption
Deloitte’s annual Insight Global Blockchain Survey named China the top believer in blockchain disruption, but surveillance and military seem to be prime initiatives.
HP, Dell, Other Tech Firms Plan to Shift Production out of China: Nikkei
Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter ...
How Canada Can Transform More Small Companies Into Global Leaders
Impact Centre senior fellow Charles Plant’s research notes that Canada’s innovation ecosystem is caught in a few vicious cycles.
Red Shift: How Republicans Plan To Catch Democrats In Online Fundraising
Republicans hope their new online fundraising platform will close the gap between the GOP and Democrats, even though the digital highway is littered with several previous failed attempts.
Twitter Adds Warning Label For Offensive Political Tweets
Twitter won't delete the tweets of politicians that are bullying or derogatory, but it will label them. The service has been criticized for its handling of tweets posted by President Trump and others.
Project Veritas’ Vimeo Account Removed After Running Exposé on Google’s Political Manipulation
Vimeo has removed the account of Project Veritas, which published a video alleging that Google infuses its politics into its products without telling users.
ROGER FOUND GUILTY ON 7 COUNTS. A NEW GOP “SHE-ROE” EMERGES! ANOTHER LATE ENTRY PUTS IN 2020 BID.
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Trump grants clemency to two Army officers
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House Dems release transcripts from Morrison, Williams deposition
Larry Kudlow: The president will continue to defend our economy
Has Michael Avenatti been completely forgotten?