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White Nationalist Spencer, Others Lose Twitter Verification

Richard Spencer and other prominent white nationalists have lost their official blue check marks on Twitter after the social media platform announced changes to its verification practices.Twitter said Wednesday that its [Read entire story]

Facebook Wants Nude Selfies to Combat ‘Revenge Porn’

Facebook is asking some users to send nude photos of themselves in an effort to combat social media "revenge porn."People in Australia who are concerned that a former partner may distribute intimate photos of them on [Read entire story]

Humans Must Leave Earth Within 600 Years

Professor Stephen Hawking, the former professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of best-selling "A Brief History of Time," said Sunday during a summit in China that the human species had 600 [Read entire story]

Dreamforce 2017 Raises Money For Fire and Hurricane Victims

Codie the bear, Cloudy the ram, Appy and friends — despite the cute, fuzzy animal emojis adorning the giant blue Salesforce sign smack in the middle of Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco, Dreamforce is, for the [Read entire story]

‘Well Designed’ Email Scam Targets Netflix Users

An Australian cyber security firm is warning Netflix subscribers about a scam email aiming to steal users personal information by tricking them into thinking that accounts are in danger of being suspended, "Today" [Read entire story]

Russian-Bought Facebook Ads Released

The U.S. House Intelligence Panel released some of the Facebook ads purchased by Russians during the 2016 Presidential Campaign. [Read entire story]

Twitter to Start Labeling Political Ads

As political pressure mounts on social media companies to say where ads are coming from, Twitter will reveal more information about political advertising on its platform.Twitter said in a blog post on Tuesday it would [Read entire story]

How to Prevent Being Spied on in Vacation Rental Homes

For people on vacation, being watched on hidden cameras in your room should be the furthest thing on their mind, but police are warning people to be on the lookout after an alarming case last month involving a vacation [Read entire story]

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month. [Read entire story]

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month. [Read entire story]

SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Another Rocket

SpaceX launched and landed its second rocket in three days. The unmanned Falcon 9 blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida before delivering a satellite and landing the leftover booster on an offshore barge. It [Read entire story]

Not Just You: Facebook, Instagram Go Down Wednesday

Facebook and Instagram went down for many users on Wednesday, with problems on the social media giant spiking, according to the website status-tracking page Downdetector.Facebook acknowledged that people weren't able to [Read entire story]

The Best Ways to Finance the New iPhone 8 or X

When the iPhone first launched, the only way to get Apple's latest smartphone was through a two-year contract through AT&T. Things have changed, NBC News reported. [Read entire story]

Drone World Expo Shows Off Next-Gen Drones in Silicon Valley

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Startup Aims to Produce Hybrid-Electric Planes by 2022

Zunum Aero, a Seattle-based startup, has announced plans for a hybrid-electric plane. [Read entire story]

Yahoo: Every Single Account Was Impacted by 2013 Data Breach

Yahoo, now part of Oath, said that every single Yahoo account was affected by a data breach that took place in 2013.That's about 3 billion accounts, CNBC reported. GOP Leaders Says No Action on Gun Legislation Yahoo [Read entire story]

Caltech Researchers Score a ‘Win for Einstein’

The Nobel Physics Prize 2017 has been awarded to three scientists, including two from Caltech in Southern California, for their discoveries in gravitational waves.Sweden's Royal Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday that [Read entire story]

Examining Social Media Impact on Las Vegas Shooting

Social media, as always in modern times, played a big role both in how we found out about the shooting and how many of us were able to reach out to those who were in the line of fire. But it also gave scammers an instant [Read entire story]

GM to Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars, Go All Electric

General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday."General Motors believes in an all-electric future," said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss. "Although that future won't happen [Read entire story]

Hyperloop the Answer to Solving Bay Area Traffic?

A tech company has a high-speed solution for the Bay Area's traffic problem. Scott Budman reports. [Read entire story]