Pope Francis took a small step toward improved Vatican-Russian relations Thursday when he chatted with Russian cosmonauts and praised their understanding of love during a telephone call with the International...
Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 07:07 AM CDT
Twitter Toughens Abuse Rules — and Now Has to Enforce Them
Twitter is enacting new policies around hate, abuse and advertisements, but having rules is only half the battle — the easy half.
The bigger problem is enforcement, and there the company has had some high-prof...
Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 at 11:13 AM CDT
Not at Home? Amazon Wants to Come in and Drop Off Packages
Would you let a stranger in your house to drop off a package? Amazon hopes so.
The online retailer said Wednesday that it will launch a service next month called Amazon Key that would allow delivery people...
As political pressure mounts on social media companies to say where ads are coming from, Twitter will reveal more information about political advertising on its platform.
Twitter said in a blog post on...
Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 05:02 PM CDT
Amazon Says It Received 238 Proposals for 2nd Headquarters
Amazon will be sorting through 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico that are hoping to land the company's second headquarters and the investment it'll bring.
Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 07:14 AM CDT
Google Parent Turns on Internet Balloons in Puerto Rico
Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.
Two of the...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 12:34 PM CDT
New Immersive Experience Lets Users Explore Mars Using VR
Now everyone can get a taste of what scientists see on the red planet.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory collaborated with Google to produce Access Mars, a free immersive experience that be accessed with a...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:24 AM CDT
How to Prevent Being Spied on in Vacation Rental Homes
For people on vacation, being watched on hidden cameras in your room should be the furthest thing on their mind, but police are warning people to be on the lookout after an alarming case last month was revealed,...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 03:25 PM CDT
Google Parent Leads $1B Lyft Investment, Deepening Uber Rift
Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber.
Alphabet Inc., which gets most of its money from Google's digital ad...
Google's new Pixel 2 phone sets itself apart with promises to bake in Google's powerful artificial-intelligence technology for quick and easy access to useful, even essential information. But much of the neat...