Amazon is increasingly claiming territory once held exclusively by department stores and it's doing so again, essentially placing a dressing room in your house.
Amazon is testing a new service for Prime members...
Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 02:26 PM EDT
Time Warner Just Handed Snapchat a $100 Million Lifeline
Snap, the company behind the social media app Snapchat, saw a spike in its shares on Monday after the announcement of a new deal with Time Warner.
The deal is valued at $100 million, people familiar with the...
Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 05:42 PM EDT
Google Intensifies Campaign Against Online Extremism
Google is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups.
The renewed efforts arrive in the...
Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 06:59 AM EDT
Experts Offer Social Media Tips for College Applicants
Google yourself. Curate your online photos. The general rule of thumb, as one private high school advises its students: Don't post anything you wouldn't want your grandmother to see.
Guidance counselors have...
Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 02:33 PM EDT
Rape Victim Sues Uber, Says Execs Portrayed Her as a Liar
A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for a second time, alleging that Uber executives got her private medical records and made false statements claiming she fabricated the...
Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 11:50 AM EDT
App for Air Pollution Could Make City Living a Lot Safer
Out of a pollution study an app, that can pinpoint pollution hot spots block by block, is being developed for city dwellers, reported NBC News.
A study suggests that it might be possible for local authorities...
Some YouTube users were seeing error messages on the site Friday morning.
An "internal service error" message that appeared around 9 a.m. ET showed a monkey with a hammer and code.
The website DownDetector,...
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 03:06 PM EDT
Drones Carrying Defibrillators Could Aid Heart Emergencies
It sounds futuristic: drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest.
Researchers tested the idea and found drones arrived at the scene of 18...
Freewheeling Uber faces major change. Its board is cracking down, its founder and CEO is stepping away indefinitely, and the company itself is coming to grips with measures intended to reform its toxic...
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 12:40 PM EDT
Marissa Mayer Says Goodbye as Verizon Completes Yahoo Deal
Yahoo was officially acquired by Verizon Tuesday, ending an era for the one-time dot com wunderkind, NBC News reported.
And its CEO, Marissa Mayer, who has been one of the most high-profile female executives in...