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Twitter suspends more than 1,000 Russia-linked accounts

Twitter announced Friday that it has suspended more than 1,000 new accounts linked to Russian-controlled accounts which shared information meant to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

How Bill Gates' daughter lives: Instagram posts showcase spectacular globe-trotting lifestyle

Jennifer Gates, the 21-year-old daughter of Bill and Melinda Gates, is attracting plenty of attention for her Instagram posts that offer a glimpse into her spectacular lifestyle.

Snapchat to leakers: Go to jail!

Snapchat parent company Snap has threatened its employees with jail time should they leak any confidential company information.

To fix the Spectre, Meltdown threat, it isn't always pretty

The Spectre Meltdown threat to computers worldwide has fixes now. But the fixes can sometimes sap performance.

Apple HomePod release date may be near, rumors say

Amazon's Echo smart speaker is about to get a hot new rival – the Apple HomePod.

Keep out of reach of … teenagers? YouTube pulls Tide pod videos

YouTube is pulling Tide pod challenge videos as Poison Control reports a spike in the number of teenagers ingesting the packets. In a little over two weeks, the number of reports already equals the total numbers for 2016.

Drone saves Australian teen swimmers in world's 1st rescue mission with unmanned aircraft

A drone came to two Australian teenage boys’ rescue on Thursday when they were caught in dangerous waves — the world’s first rescue by the aircraft that was caught on camera.

Amazon’s new ‘$10-and-under’ collection comes with free shipping for all

Amazon has launched a new section showcasing a large range of items for $10 and under. Whether you can find anything among the collection that you actually want to buy ... well, that's another question entirely.

Nintendo's big announcement took everyone by surprise

This week, Nintendo left everyone guessing what it meant by a "new interactive experience" coming to Switch, but last night we finally got to see what it was, and it took everyone by surprise.

Is Twitter doing enough to crack down on porn links?

Last year Twitter took steps to clamp down on tweets featuring non-consensual explicit sexual images and videos, but experts say that the platform still needs to tackle the issue of porn links.

This nasty link crashes Apple's messages apps

Don't let your local joker know, but you can bring the Messages app on an iPhone, iPad or Mac to a grinding halt with a single link.

Mark Zuckerberg says DACA situation is 'a basic question of whether our government works'

On Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed optimism that resolving the situation surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) would be resolved, but also noted it is "a basic question of whether our government works."

Eyelashes are freezing in world's coldest village

It is so cold in part of Siberia, that eyelashes are freezing.

Smart vending machines could change e-commerce as we know it

Lowly vending machines that spit out candy, soda and smokes are so last century.

This Android spyware can steal your WhatsApp messages

Security researchers have uncovered new Android spyware with never-before-seen functions, like the ability to steal your WhatsApp messages.

Apple's Health app is being used as evidence in a murder trial in Germany

Not everyone uses the Apple Health App that’s pre-installed on their iPhones. But this app is playing an important role in a murder trial in Germany. An Afghan refugee named Hussein Khavari is being accused of raping and murdering 19-year-old medical student Maria Ladenburger, disposing of her body in a river.

Apple's iOS economy could hit $500B in 2019, analyst says

The App Store is kind of a big deal, but you probably don't need numbers to tell you that.

Google app compares selfies to museum portraits, goes viral

The latest update to Google’s Arts & Culture app has created a viral sensation by allowing users to compare their selfies to museum portraits.

Amazon Echo, Google Home lead way, as one in six Americans now own a smart speaker

Smart speaker adoption has grown leaps and bounds over the past year.

With his very first post, he became a Twitter sensation

Gary Lee had zero tweets to his name as of Jan. 12.

Boeing's 'Son of Blackbird' hypersonic strike aircraft could go five times the speed of sound

Boeing has finally unveiled a successor to the legendary Blackbird SR-71 spy plane, capable of travelling at five times the speed of sound.

Intel befriends AMD, monitors get massive, and more – The big PC trends from CES

The trends we saw from the show floor at CES 2018 have us both curious and excited about the future of computing. Some will undoubtedly end up in dead ends -- and others will probably become the new status quo in just a few years.

Tech Q&A: Spy cams, iPhone batteries, Alexa commands and more

Want to know about spy cams, iPhone battery performance and the coolest Alexa commands? Then read this column.

US launches new spy satellite on secret mission

The fleet of U.S. spy satellites has just welcomed a new member.

Verizon testing additional OTT service, source says

Verizon is testing another over-the-top service, separate from Go90, as the company looks to build out its content offerings, a source familiar with the matter says.

The Satanic Temple is thinking about suing Twitter over 'religious discrimination'

The Satanic Temple is considering suing Twitter for religious discrimination after a tweet appeared on the platform to burn down the Temple and was retweeted by several users, including by former child actor Corey Feldman.

As Alexa, Google Assistant dominate CES, Apple and Microsoft face tough decisions

Alexa continued to rack up integration wins at CES this year, and Google is struggling to keep pace. Is it too late for Microsoft and Apple? Unless they make some changes, the answer's likely yes.