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Islamic State Backers Find Ephemeral Platform in Instagram

Islamic State Backers Find Ephemeral Platform in Instagram

By Lori Hinnant | Sep 23
Researchers say Islamic State supporters have found an ephemeral platform to share propaganda: Using Instagram's "stories" feature, which causes posts to disappear in 24 hours.

The Big Question: Will Cancer Immune Therapy Work for Me?

The Big Question: Will Cancer Immune Therapy Work for Me?

By Marilynn Marchione | Sep 23
People with the most messed-up genes often are the ones who do best on cancer treatments that enlist the immune system.

California TV Viewers Alarmed by Apocalyptic Emergency Alert

California TV Viewers Alarmed by Apocalyptic Emergency Alert

Sep 23
Some television viewers in southern California were startled when an apocalyptic emergency alert flashed on their screens.

California Hits Gatorade in Court for 'Anti-Water' Videogame

California Hits Gatorade in Court for 'Anti-Water' Videogame

By Kathleen Ronayne | Sep 23
Gatorade has agreed not to make disparaging comments about water as part of a $300,000 settlement reached Thursday with California over allegations it misleadingly portrayed water's benefits in a cellphone game.

UK Leader to Press Tech Companies to Block Extremists

UK Leader to Press Tech Companies to Block Extremists

Sep 22
Prime Minister Theresa May is urging internet companies to block the spread of extremist material, calling on social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google to develop technologies that will prevent content from being posted in the first place.

Giant Antennas in New Mexico Search for Cosmic Discoveries

Giant Antennas in New Mexico Search for Cosmic Discoveries

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Sep 22
Employing an array of giant telescopes positioned in the New Mexico desert, astronomers have started a massive surveying project aimed at producing the most detailed view ever made of a large portion of space.

4 Things to Know About Apple's iOS 11 Software Update

4 Things to Know About Apple's iOS 11 Software Update

By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 21
Holding off on upgrading your trusty old iPhone? You won't need a spiffy iPhone 8 in order to get new maps, photos and other features with a free software update Apple began rolling out Tuesday.

Facebook May Be Facing an 'Era of Accountability'

Facebook May Be Facing an 'Era of Accountability'

By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 21
The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users.

Alexa, What Do You See? Amazon Said to Be Working on Glasses

Alexa, What Do You See? Amazon Said to Be Working on Glasses

Sep 20
Amazon is attempting to develop glasses that pair with Alexa and would allow users to access the voice-activated assistant outside the home, according to a newspaper report.

Review: Apple Watch Goes Solo, but Don't Dump Your Phone Yet

Review: Apple Watch Goes Solo, but Don't Dump Your Phone Yet

By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 20
A new model with its own cellular-network connection is Apple's next step toward an untethered world. Now you can make and receive calls and messages on the watch while leaving your phone at home.

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