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Cambridge Analytica whistleblower to testify before state Senate panel on privacy

22 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

ALBANY - A pair of prominent figures in the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal will offer testimony Friday as state lawmakers explore ways to better protect New Yorkers...
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Trump hosted secret White House dinner with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Trump hosted secret White House dinner with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

4 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg attended a secret dinner at the White House last month with President Trump and tech investor Peter Thiel, a report said Wednesday. The previously...
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Memorial City Mall now has new tech to help blind shoppers

11 hours ago   |   ABC

"I have the independence of shopping just like anybody else": The new program, which is totally free, is already making a huge difference.
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Amazon almost added facial recognition tech to Ring doorbells

Amazon almost added facial recognition tech to Ring doorbells

13 hours ago   |   New York Post

Amazon has considered adding facial recognition technology to its Ring doorbell cameras, according to a letter to a US senator defending its video-sharing partnerships with...
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How the Democratic Frontrunners Want to Decarbonize U.S. Transportation

13 hours ago   |   Scientific American

The Presidential candidates have varying plans to promote electric vehicles and public transportation
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The Media's Coverage of AI is Bogus

16 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Claims that machine learning can predict sexuality, psychosis and more are greatly overblown
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App provides financial incentive to stay off drugs

App provides financial incentive to stay off drugs

18 hours ago   |   KCCI

A Boston tech company is being recognized for a new app that provides financial incentives to users who stay off drugs.
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The Good Place and Big Mouth Show the Dangers of Treating Tech Like Women

1 day ago   |   Slate

Janet's a cheery secretary and Cellsea's a femme fatale, but that doesn't begin to describe what they can do.
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Trolling Expert Unleashes the Most Chaotic Evil Prank: Fake Airpod Stickers

1 day ago   |   Time

Anyone knows that waltzing around with Apple AirPods can be a dangerous game. People are terrified of losing them. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that people are...
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Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2019

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

World-changing technologies that are poised to rattle the status quo
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AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

Ten Democrats seeking the presidency battled it out Wednesday night in a debate just over two months before the primary voting begins. Read more ...

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defense, and David Hale, a State Department official are testifying Wednesday evening. Read more ...

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops Iowa presidential caucus polls, and now he'll face the scrutiny that comes with his climb as Democrats gather for their fifth 2020 primary debate. Read more ...

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

The screenwriter of the film said that when someone suggested Julia Roberts could not play the role, the executive responded, "It was so long ago. No one is going to know the... Read more ...

Officials: Teen arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs...

Officials: Teen arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs across US-Mexico border

The 16-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested Sunday after border agents spotted him carrying two large duffel bags and ducking in and out of an agent's view. Read more ...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about Jeffrey Epstein ties

He said he regrets his association with Jeffrey Epstein and that he "deeply sympathizes" with Epstein's victims. Read more ...

‘I said the FIRST!' Biden boasts that he has support of ‘only' female...

‘I said the FIRST!' Biden boasts that he has support of ‘only' female African-American senator while on stage with Kamala Harris

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden was forced to swiftly correct himself during a debate after bragging that he had support from the “only” black female senator ever... Read more ...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted 'nothing' from Ukraine

President Donald Trump is insisting that he wanted "nothing'' from Ukraine and declared that impeachment hearings should be brought to an end. Read more ...

1 in 4 Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs, new survey finds

1 in 4 Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs, new survey finds

A new survey shows about one in four Europeans holding anti-Semitic beliefs, with such attitudes on the rise in Eastern and Central European countries. The poll of 14 countries... Read more ...

Trump hosted secret White House dinner with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Trump hosted secret White House dinner with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg attended a secret dinner at the White House last month with President Trump and tech investor Peter Thiel, a report said Wednesday. The previously... Read more ...