Richard Spencer and other prominent white nationalists have lost their official blue check marks on Twitter after the social media platform announced changes to its verification practices.
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 12:53 PM CST
Close New Earth-Size World, Where Year Lasts Under 10 Days
Astronomers have discovered a close new world about the size of Earth, where a year lasts just under 10 days.
At a distance of 11 light-years, Ross 128 b is the second-closest planet to be detected yet outside...
Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 10:43 AM CST
Southwest Rolls Out New Digital Signs at Love Field
IBM has announced a milestone in its race against Google and other big tech firms to build a powerful quantum computer.
Dario Gil, who leads IBM's quantum computing and artificial intelligence research...
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 05:47 PM CST
Sean Parker: Facebook Exploits Human 'Vulnerability'
Napster founder and former president of Facebook Sean Parker on Wednesday shared that he believes the social media giant was designed with potentially addictive features that he believes exploit "a vulnerability...
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 01:05 PM CST
Twitter Stops Verification Requests After Kessler Backlash
Twitter said Thursday that it will "pause" its verified account system in the wake of criticism over an organizer of the Charlottesville rally having received a coveted blue check mark on his profile.
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 09:44 AM CST
Russia Twitter Trolls Deflected Bad Trump News: AP Analysis
An Associated Press analysis of deleted Twitter accounts reveals new details of surreptitious Russian activity shortly before last year's presidential election. It details how Russian agents attempted to deflect...
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 08:11 AM CST
Facebook Wants Nude Selfies to Combat 'Revenge Porn'
The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman's encrypted cellphone to learn what evidence it might hold.
But while heart-wrenching...
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 02:01 PM CST
No One Is Immune From Hacks, Says Former Yahoo CEO
Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer told lawmakers Wednesday that the threat from state-sponsored hackers has changed the playing field so dramatically that even the best-defended companies can fall victim.