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Google Fined $1.7 Billion by E.U. for Unfair Advertising Rules

1 hour ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

The antitrust fine, the third imposed on Google by the European Union since 2017, reinforces Europe's regulatory role as the world's most aggressive tech watchdog.
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California tech start-up offering a busines-to-consumer communications service expands to Baltimore

4 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Broadly.com, an Oakland, California-based communications platform for small businesses, has opened its first East Coast office in Baltimore and plans to hire 50 people. The...
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Schenectady councilman offers proposal to fix city's crumbling sidewalks

19 hours ago   |   Times Union

SCHENECTADY - City Councilman Vince Riggi wants to use some of the $5 million left in the budget for a high-tech communication program for something more basic - sidewalk...
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New Zealand wants answers from Mark Zuckerberg after mosque attack video is shared

20 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - Horrific video of the mosque massacre in Christchurch was viewed live fewer than 200 times on Facebook, but that was enough to unleash it across the...
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Trump's 2020 campaign is outspending Democrats on digital ads

Trump's 2020 campaign is outspending Democrats on digital ads

20 hours ago   |   New York Post

President Trump's 2020 reelection campaign has quietly outspent the entire field of Democratic presidential candidates for ads on Facebook and Google, according to a report on...
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These are the 'Best Jobs of 2019', according to Indeed.com

22 hours ago   |   NBC News

Machine learning engineer is number one on the list, but these jobs go beyond tech - potentially offering more opportunities for workers who want a change.
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Can Google create the Netflix of gaming? RT's Boom Bust finds out

Can Google create the Netflix of gaming? RT's Boom Bust finds out

22 hours ago   |   RT

Tech giant Google is expected to reveal its mysterious cloud gaming platform which will allow high-end games to be played without having to dish out hundreds of dollars for...
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U.S. Firms Are Helping Build China's Orwellian State

U.S. Firms Are Helping Build China's Orwellian State

22 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

Tech partnerships are empowering new methods of control.
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YouTube's Recommendation Algorithm Has a Dark Side

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

But the site's recommendation algorithms have a dark side
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Sing Solo For Higher Fidelity

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner's tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Fairleigh Dickinson comes back for first win in NCAA Tournament

Fairleigh Dickinson comes back for first win in NCAA Tournament

DAYTON, Ohio - Greg Herenda was right. Experience does matter. His team was better prepared three years later for the First Four. Fairleigh Dickinson took an early punch and... Read more ...

May asks EU to delay Brexit until June 30, ‘not prepared to delay further'

May asks EU to delay Brexit until June 30, ‘not prepared to delay further'

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she has written to the EU to request a short extension to Article 50, insisting that she is not prepared to “delay Brexit any... Read more ...

Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; 3 people injured

Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; 3 people injured

ANKARA, Turkey - A moderately-strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish authorities said. At least three people... Read more ...

From behemoth to colossus: Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

From behemoth to colossus: Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business in a move set to shake up the media landscape. Read more ...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural disasters

If the bill passes, a person could face charges of animal cruelty and a fine of up to $5,000. Read more ...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a sober house

Wendy Williams revealed on her show Tuesday that she's been living in a sober house for "quite some time." Read more ...

Raiders sign former Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict

Raiders sign former Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict

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Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ”The Simpsons,” ”Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof. The... Read more ...

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

A federal program is giving people $1,000 to adopt an untrained wild horse or burro. Read more ...

California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

After five days of deliberation the jury concluded the weed killer was a "substantial factor" in causing non-Hodgkins lymphoma in the plaintiff. It's the second verdict against... Read more ...