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Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 01:01 PM EST

Instagram Users Share Outrage After Brief Update Rolls Out

Instagram Users Share Outrage After Brief Update Rolls Out

Some Instagram users found themselves swiping through their timelines left to right on Thursday, rather than vertically, prompting widespread outrage and the social media company to roll back the update, NBC...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 07:31 AM EST

'I'm Addicted to Tech': Inside a 12-Step Meeting for the Internet

'I'm Addicted to Tech': Inside a 12-Step Meeting for the Internet

The young men sit in chairs in a circle in a small meeting room in suburban Seattle and introduce themselves before they speak. It is much like any other 12-step meeting — but with a twist. "Hi, my name is,"...

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018 at 11:30 AM EST

Top 2018 Space Stories: InSight on Mars, Asteroid Rendezvous

Top 2018 Space Stories: InSight on Mars, Asteroid Rendezvous

Space fans had plenty to celebrate in 2018, including the launch of three new NASA missions and the debut of SpaceX’s giant Falcon Heavy rocket. In case you missed any of the action, here are particularly...

Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018 at 03:09 PM EST

2018 Revealed Many Forms of Technology's Dystopian Potential

2018 Revealed Many Forms of Technology's Dystopian Potential

We may remember 2018 as the year when technology's dystopian potential became clear, from Facebook's role enabling the harvesting of our personal data for election interference to a seemingly unending series of...

Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 at 09:34 AM EST

SpaceX Launches Air Force's Best GPS Yet

SpaceX Launches Air Force's Best GPS Yet

SpaceX has launched the U.S. Air Force's most powerful GPS satellite ever built. A Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday, hoisting the satellite toward orbit. The satellite was...

Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 at 08:49 AM EST

Unboxing Videos on Youtube a Hit With Kids During Holidays

Unboxing Videos on Youtube a Hit With Kids During Holidays

Unboxing videos have been on YouTube for years, and their popularity has only continued to grow with time. They’re appealing to almost every demographic on the site, but they have a particular draw for children,...

Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 at 02:25 AM EST

Facebook Suspends 5 for Suspicious Behavior During Election

Facebook Suspends 5 for Suspicious Behavior During Election

Facebook says it has suspended five accounts that were being run by multiple people for "for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior" on the platform during the Alabama special election last year. In a...

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 at 03:50 AM EST

Rich Explorer First to Reach Deepest Part of Atlantic Ocean

Rich Explorer First to Reach Deepest Part of Atlantic Ocean

Explorer and multimillionaire Victor Vescovo just reached the bottom of the Puerto Rico Trench, NBC News reports. The trench is the deepest point in the Atlantic Ocean. Vescovo became the first person to do so...

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 05:58 AM EST

China Calls US Arrogant and Selfish After Hacking Indictment

China Calls US Arrogant and Selfish After Hacking Indictment

China called the U.S. arrogant and selfish on Friday after two Chinese citizens were charged with stealing trade secrets and other sensitive information from American government agencies and corporations. Fore...

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 12:03 AM EST

US Charges 2 With China Intelligence Ties in Hacking Case

US Charges 2 With China Intelligence Ties in Hacking Case

U.S. officials on Thursday said two alleged Chinese hackers carried out an extensive campaign on behalf of Beijing's main intelligence agency to steal trade secrets and other information from government agencies...

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