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MacKenzie Bezos Pledges to Give Away Half Her Fortune

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges to Give Away Half Her Fortune

MacKenzie Bezos, who just months ago divorced the world’s richest man, has pledged to give away half her fortune to...

Facebook Drops 51 Fake Accounts Traced to Iran   

Facebook Drops 51 Fake Accounts Traced to Iran   

Facebook has dropped 51 accounts, 36 pages, and seven groups after the cybersecurity firm FireEye revealed they were fake accounts...

AI Phones, PCs Edging Into Global Consumer Technology

AI Phones, PCs Edging Into Global Consumer Technology

Artificial intelligence-driven phones that turn photos into 3D images and PCs with interactive speakers will come a step closer to...

New Tech Keeps Phone Lines Open During Disasters

New Tech Keeps Phone Lines Open During Disasters

When a natural disaster strikes, some of first pieces of infrastructure to go down are communication networks. And for first...

Facial Recognition Technology Raising Alarms Around the World

Facial Recognition Technology Raising Alarms Around the World

San Francisco, California recently became the first U.S. city to ban police and other city agencies from using facial recognition...

Virtual Reality Offers Glimpse of Rome’s Circus Maximus

Virtual Reality Offers Glimpse of Rome’s Circus Maximus

The Circus Maximus Experience, opened in Rome this week and offers visitors the chance to relive the ancient splendors of...

Drones Monitor Whale Health In Australia

Drones Monitor Whale Health In Australia

A water-proof drone is being used by Australian scientists to collect the highly-treasured nasal mucus of migrating whales. The snot...

At Pentagon’s Silicon Valley Outpost, Urgency Amid Tensions With China

At Pentagon’s Silicon Valley Outpost, Urgency Amid Tensions With China

In a building a few miles from Google and Facebook’s plush campuses is the Pentagon’s sparse outpost in Silicon Valley....

Silicon Valley Carefully Navigates US-China High Tech Cold War

Silicon Valley Carefully Navigates US-China High Tech Cold War

Silicon Valley has long been a power center of American innovation. Now that high-tech is also becoming a focus of...

UK, Japan Mobile Operators Suspend Huawei 5G Phone Launches

UK, Japan Mobile Operators Suspend Huawei 5G Phone Launches

British and Japanese mobile phone companies said Wednesday they’re putting on hold plans to sell new devices from Huawei, in...

A New Robot Promises to Meet Your Internet Needs, Handsfree, at Home

A New Robot Promises to Meet Your Internet Needs, Handsfree, at Home

A new personal home robot follows you around your home, navigating past obstacles, so you can multitask while staying connected. Deana Mitchell takes a...

Smart Technology Gives Old Infrastructure New Life

Smart Technology Gives Old Infrastructure New Life

Extreme weather and rising sea levels are putting pressure on the natural world and on the infrastructure we have put...