SpaceX launched and landed its second rocket in three days. The unmanned Falcon 9 blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida before delivering a satellite and landing the leftover booster on an offshore...
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 12:43 PM CDT
Not Just You: Facebook, Instagram Go Down Wednesday
Facebook and Instagram went down for many users on Wednesday, with problems on the social media giant spiking, according to the website status-tracking page Downdetector.
Facebook acknowledged that people...
When the iPhone first launched, the only way to get Apple's latest smartphone was through a two-year contract through AT&T. Things have changed, NBC News reported.
Consumers now have the option to finance the...
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 07:14 PM CDT
Google Uncovers Ads by Russian Operatives: Reports
Russian operatives likely spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and Google search, according to reports.
Accounts connected with the Russian government spent $4,700...
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 10:23 PM CDT
Big Tech Has Big Plans to Help Reconnect Puerto Rico
Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it.
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to send a "connectivity team"...
Internet service provider AOL will shut down its once-ubiquitous instant messaging service AIM in December, the company announced on Twitter Friday.
"All good things come to an end. On Dec. 15, we'll bid...
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 03:02 PM CDT
Startup Aims to Produce Hybrid-Electric Planes by 2022
Google on Wednesday unveiled new phones, smart speakers and other devices infused with artificial intelligence in its bid to claim the high ground against rivals Amazon and Apple.
The second generation of...
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 10:03 AM CDT
Amazon, Georgia: If You Name It, Will Company Come?
Officials from a recently incorporated city outside Atlanta want to shed some of their new municipality's land and rename it Amazon, Georgia. Their hope is that the change will spur the e-commerce giant to...
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 09:18 AM CDT
Amazon Must Pay $295 Million in Back Taxes, EU Says
Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals...