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Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 12:29 PM EDT

East Coast Texting Outage Affects 'Ton' of Verizon Customers

East Coast Texting Outage Affects 'Ton' of Verizon Customers

A widespread Verizon wireless network issue left "a ton" of East Coast users unable to send or receive text messages early Tuesday, the company confirmed via Twitter as it responded to a series of frustrated...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 01:39 AM EDT

Calif. to Give 'Future-Proof' Upgrades to 911 Call Centers

Calif. to Give 'Future-Proof' Upgrades to 911 Call Centers

The state of California will overhaul all of its emergency call centers with a new technology in hopes of improving its location accuracy and situational awareness. RapidDeploy is a new, cloud-based system that...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 11:42 AM EDT

Trump Says He Called Apple’s CEO ‘Tim Apple’ to Save Time

Trump Says He Called Apple’s CEO ‘Tim Apple’ to Save Time

President Donald Trump was not amused with the jokes about his slip-up when he called Apple’s CEO Tim Cook “Tim Apple.” “I quickly referred to Tim + Apple as Tim/Apple as an easy way to save time & words,”...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 11:34 AM EDT

Tesla Walks Back Its Plan to Close Most Showrooms

Tesla Walks Back Its Plan to Close Most Showrooms

Tesla is walking back its plan to close most retail stores worldwide in a move the company says will force it to raise prices on most of its electric vehicles. The company still will move to online-only sales...

Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 at 04:58 AM EDT

What Facebook's 'Privacy Vision' Really Means

What Facebook's 'Privacy Vision' Really Means

Mark Zuckerberg's abrupt Wednesday declaration of a new "privacy vision " for social networking was for many people a sort of Rorschach test. Looked at one way, the manifesto read as an apology of sorts for...

Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 at 01:31 PM EST

Facebook Is Blocking Ads That Target Women With Menopause

Facebook Is Blocking Ads That Target Women With Menopause

Amy Buckalter didn’t give it a second thought when she decided to use Facebook to advertise for her start-up, Pulse, in late 2017. Buckalter knew her male friends saw all sorts of raunchy ads addressing erectile...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 07:54 PM EST

How Facebook Stands to Profit From Its 'Privacy' Push

How Facebook Stands to Profit From Its 'Privacy' Push

At first glance, Mark Zuckerberg's new "privacy-focused vision " for Facebook looks like a transformative mission statement from a CEO under pressure to reverse years of battering over its surveillance practices...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 10:10 AM EST

Crew Returns from ISS on SpaceX 'Dragon'

Crew Returns from ISS on SpaceX 'Dragon'

SpaceX's new Dragon crew capsule made a successful splashdown off the coast of Florida after detaching from the International Space Station with a crew inside. NASA is counting on SpaceX and Boeing to start...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 10:08 AM EST

SpaceX Crew Capsule Returns to Earth From Space Station

SpaceX Crew Capsule Returns to Earth From Space Station

SpaceX's swanky new crew capsule made an old-fashioned splashdown in the Atlantic on Friday, ending a six-day test flight to the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule pulled away from the orbiting lab...

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 09:15 AM EST

Insta-Monarch: Queen Elizabeth Makes First Instagram Post

Insta-Monarch: Queen Elizabeth Makes First Instagram Post

Queen Elizabeth II has posted her first Instagram image. The media-savvy queen posted from the Science Museum Thursday to help promote the museum's summer exhibition. Using an iPad, she shared an image on the...

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