Sapphire gem-based ‘transparent’ armor protects soldiers from snipers
Made from a synthetic version of the highly-prized sapphire gemstone, new transparent armor is lighter, thinner and pulverizes bullets on impact.
In Facebook's effort to fight fake news, human fact-checkers struggle to keep up
At Facebook Inc. headquarters in Silicon Valley this week, engineers and researchers huddled around computers in a newly configured “war room” to...
450 Amazon employees protest facial recognition software being sold to police
A group of 450 Amazon employees has signed a letter protesting the company's decision to sell its facial recognition software to police with one...
Facebook finds hack was done by spammers, not foreign state
Facebook believes that the hackers who gained access to the private information of 30 million of its users were spammers looking to make money...
Alleged hacker 'threatens to sell details of 319 million Apple iCloud users, demanded $174G in Bitcoin'
An alleged hacker threatened to sell the personal details of 319million Apple iCloud users online, a court heard Wednesday.
Louis Farrakhan won't be suspended by Twitter despite anti-Semitic tweet
Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader who in a recent tweet said he was not prejudiced against Jewish people but rather he was...
Video shows devastating damage drones can inflict on planes
A video produced by the University of Dayton Research Institute shows in alarming detail what happens when a drone collides with a plane.
Army veteran wages war on social-media disinformation
Kris Goldsmith’s campaign to get Facebook Inc. to close fake accounts targeting U.S. veterans started with a simple search.
Twitter's release of 10 million Russian, Iranian influence campaign tweets shows US vulnerability
Twitter released on Wednesday an archive of more than 10 million tweets originating in Russia and Iran, demonstrating efforts to capitalize on...
Facebook posts may reveal your depression, study says
Facebook is able to predict whether users are suffering from depression based on their status updates, according to the Proceedings of the National...
Apple reveals secret iPhone security tricks you never knew existed
Apple has updated its privacy page, revealing all the secret ways your iPhone protects your privacy.
Facebook to ban voting misinformation as midterm elections approach
Facebook is cracking down on efforts to prevent voter suppression with the midterms less than a month away.