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Axon announced Thursday that it will ban the technology because it is not reliable enough for law enforcement, especially when it comes to identifying women and people of color.
Twitter announced on June 27 that it will identify and down-rank tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians.
Have you ever needed to use a location-sharing app in an emergency? Or do you just track people for fun? We want to hear your story.
After Reddit put restrictions on r/The_Donald—the largest fan club of President Donald Trump—the page grew by about 10,000 subscribers in 24-hours.
A snafu of a shortcut was a reminder that even navigation apps can still get it wrong. "There's so many other people going, it must be OK," is how one driver was led astray.
The violations include threats of violence directed toward officials in Oregon, where legislators are locked in a partisan standoff over proposed climate change legislation.
After multiple sources corroborated that Google stealthily infuses its political preferences into its products the company has continued to claim neutrality
Facebook banned far-right extremist Alex Jones. But it won't remove from the platform the warlord Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, even though he oversaw the killing of more than 100 people in Sudan.
President Trump is due to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping this weekend, raising hopes the two leaders might call a truce in their trade war. The White House has downplayed expectations of a deal.
"Micro-influencers" work with big companies to sell products on social media. Consumer groups are increasingly concerned that many posts on Instagram and platforms aren't clearly marked as ads.
FedEx has been caught up in the conflict between the Trump administration and Huawei Technologies. Now, the shipper is suing the government to block it from enforcing export regulations against FedEx.
It's often hard to plug in a USB device on the first try. Ajay Bhatt, the chief inventor of the USB, agrees the design is annoying but says there was a good reason for it.
Robot-assisted surgery is minimally invasive and recovery time is shorter. Those are a few reasons why more medical schools are training students how to be better robotic surgeons.
Slack has grown to more than 10 million users and has become a verb in the process. "I'll Slack you" is shorthand for sending a message via the chat platform. Its stock soared in its public debut.
The tech giant is moving closer to a future in which customers order drones to hover around a home and scan for things like a garage door left open, a broken window, graffiti or a fire.
Eventually, we all learn that self-discipline is a necessary life skill. Thankfully, there’s a new gadget with an ...
Libra will be controlled by a nonprofit group in which Facebook will share responsibilities with companies ranging from Mastercard and PayPal to Uber and eBay.
Footwear companies face big costs in potential new tariffs on more Chinese imports. Almost all shoes sold in the U.S. are made overseas. Only about 200 factories remain. One man tried to change that.
Over the next 10 years, Google hopes to help bring 20,000 new homes to the local market. Part of the plan calls for rezoning company-owned land so that it can be used for residential housing.
Many new cars have optional features that can help prevent accidents. But those same features also make repairs more expensive. The result? Premiums can go up for cars that are less likely to crash.