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Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 07:38 AM EDT

Man 'Furious' After Daughter's Disturbing Encounter on Game App

Man 'Furious' After Daughter's Disturbing Encounter on Game App

A suburban Chicago dad has issued a now-viral warning to parents after he made a disturbing discovery on a popular app being used by his 7-year-old daughter. Brad Summer, of Batavia, said he and his wife allowed...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 05:35 PM EDT

Meet 'Pepper' the Robot Priest

Meet 'Pepper' the Robot Priest

Japanese telecommunications company Softbank has built a robot programmed to fulfill religious duties. The robot, named "Pepper," is on display at a funeral and cemetery expo in Tokyo.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 06:44 PM EDT

Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Note 8, Successor to Note 7

Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Note 8, Successor to Note 7

Samsung announced its newest smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, on Aug. 23. The new phone is the successor to the Galaxy Note 7, which was recalled when dozens caught fire because of a battery problem.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 04:25 PM EDT

Up From the Ashes: Samsung Unveils Successor to Note 7 Phone

Up From the Ashes: Samsung Unveils Successor to Note 7 Phone

Samsung is trying to move past last year's disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking — and lower battery capacity. The South Korean...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:54 AM EDT

Automated Safety Systems Are Preventing Car Crashes: Studies

Automated Safety Systems Are Preventing Car Crashes: Studies

Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to reduce crashes significantly, according to two...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 01:12 PM EDT

Walmart Dives Into Voice-Activated Shopping With Google

Walmart Dives Into Voice-Activated Shopping With Google

Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone. The world's largest retailer said Wednesday it's working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 06:51 AM EDT

Tech Companies Continue Efforts to Banish Extremist Accounts

Tech Companies Continue Efforts to Banish Extremist Accounts

Tech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store. Gab had already been unavailable in...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 03:49 PM EDT

Tech Companies Banishing Extremists After Charlottesville

Tech Companies Banishing Extremists After Charlottesville

It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. In the wake of...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 07:14 PM EDT

Neo-Nazi Site's Publisher Says He's Got No Home on Internet

Neo-Nazi Site's Publisher Says He's Got No Home on Internet

A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. "Clear...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 05:54 PM EDT

Facebook Bans White Nationalist's Accounts Over Hate Speech

Facebook Bans White Nationalist's Accounts Over Hate Speech

Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. Facebook spokeswoman Ruchika Budhraja tells The...

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