Facebook gives step-by-step instructions on how to spot fake news

Get better at knowing what’s real news. With human moderators sent home due to the coronavirus, and artificial intelligence systems scrambling to replace them, Facebook is taking a...

Facebook faces antitrust investigation by state attorneys general

New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday she is launching a multistate investigation into Facebook for possible antitrust violations. Attorneys general of Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nebraska,...

A Brain Scan May Predict Alzheimer’s.

Juli Engel was delighted when a neurologist recommended a PET scan to determine whether amyloid — the protein clumps associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease...

Apple’s new Logic Pro X is built for the Mac Pro

Apple boasted that the redesigned Mac Pro could easily handle the most demanding audio editing tasks, and now the software is ready for it. The tech firm has updated its Logic...

NASA spacecraft sets record for closest approach to the sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is now closer to the sun than any spacecraft has ever gotten. Parker on Monday surpassed the record of 26.6 million miles set...

Comcast emerges as new Google antitrust foe

Comcast, one of America’s largest media and communications companies, is wading into the epic regulatory pile-on against big tech companies such as Google, according to people familiar...

Pentagon Sticks With Microsoft for Cloud Computing Contract

The Defense Department on Friday reaffirmed its decision to award a massive cloud computing contract to Microsoft, despite protests from Amazon, which had argued that President Trump...

Millions of WhatsApp users to lose service

Smartphone messaging app WhatsApp, which boasts more than 1.5 billion active users, will soon go silent for millions who are still using outdated devices. Calling it a “tough...

Parrot plans to retire its Mambo and Swing drones

Drone company Parrot, maker of the Anafi 4K folding drone, is reportedly leaving the mini-drone market. Parrot has been shifting its focus away from consumer drones since 2017, but it’s been...

Artificial leaf turns sunlight into medicine

Our sun is an incredible, abundant source of energy that we’re only just now beginning to learn how to tap. Plants, on the other hand, are masters...

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