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Melania Trump listens to students talk about…

Melania Trump hears from teens working on best practices for being civil online

Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents US can…

The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U.S. courtroom

Meghan And Harry Are The Subjects Of Streaming…

A Netflix-style Royalty streaming service plans a one-hour documentary on Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg clarified a comment that seemed to give Holocaust deniers the benefit of the doubt, highlighting Facebook's unease with policing conspiracy theories

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Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops…

Comcast drops out of fight for Fox, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service

Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with…

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $8.87 billion, boosted in part by its efforts to rival Amazon as a key cloud computing provider for retailers and other businesses

Robot Security Guards Are Already on Patrol

Knightscope's K5 security robot is ready to protect and server. Tony Spitz has the details.

High-altitude balloons to deliver internet access…

A Google-affiliated company has chosen Kenya as the home of its first announced commercial deal for delivering internet access to hard-to-reach areas using high-altitude balloons.

EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity…

European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening

Zuckerberg Runs Into Backlash Over Holocaust…

Mark Zuckerberg has found himself mired in a new controversy, this time stemming from comments he made about Holocaust deniers who post on Facebook. In an interview with Kara Swisher of recode, Zuckerberg was discussing the kinds of things Facebook does and does not take down, and he said that...

Instagram Testing Feature to Keep Nosy Exes Away…

The social media giant is testing a feature that will keep your nosy ex away.Susana Victoria Perez has more.

Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'

President Donald Trump says the European Union's record $5 billion fine against tech giant Google proves his point that the EU is taking advantage of the U.S. Trump is engaged in a running dispute with the EU over its trade practices

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Senators See Another Use for Netflix and Spotify

People might find their Netflix binges interrupted by emergency alerts under a bipartisan bill announced in the Senate Wednesday. The READI Act—Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement—was introduced by Sen. John Thune of South Dakota and Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii, Gizmodo reports. It aims to reduce the chances...

Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave…

Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile

'Shark Week': A Brief History of the Summertime…

That’s right, Shark Week is back! And as it is the 30th anniversary of TV’s famous aquatic marathon, we’re taking a look at the history of discovery Channel's longest running cable television program in history.

She Thought It Was a Goof on Her Family Tree. It Was a Secret

After Catherine St Clair used AncestryDNA's test, she took to bed crying. What she initially thought was a goof on the part of the company was actually the revelation of a secret that had never occurred to her: Her brother wasn't appearing properly on her family tree because he wasn't...

Why the EU Just Ordered Google to Pay a $5B Fine

"We want Google to end its illegal behavior," says EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager, per the Guardian , and the regulator hopes a record $5.06 billion fine will compel it to do so. Described by the Wall Street Journal as the EU's "sharpest rebuke yet" to the power wielded by...

Elon Musk Sorry for 'Pedo' Insult

Elon Musk has apparently decided to cut his losses and withdraw from the Thailand cave dispute with whatever dignity he has left. In a tweet , the Tesla CEO apologized for describing British cave diver Vern Unsworth, who played a key role in rescuing 12 trapped boys and their coach, as...

Vegas Hotel Takes a Gamble on Robot Butlers

Las Vegas is known for being a flashy town with all the shiny new bells and whistles, but at one fancy hotel, new butlers aim to recharge the guest experience. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.

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Detroit man gets probation in livestreamed killing of friend

A Detroit man has been sentenced to three years of probation for accidentally shooting and killing a friend while they were streaming live on Instagram

APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million…

APNewsBreak: Twitter has suspended more than 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press