Controversial telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak

Published Jun. 21 2019

After years of protests and legal battles, officials have announced that a massive telescope which will allow scientists to peer...

Google puts up $1 billion to ease housing headaches it helped cause

Published Jun. 18 2019

Google is pouring $1 billion into easing the high-priced housing headaches that it and its Silicon Valley peers helped give...

Target's tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines

Published Jun. 17 2019

A glitch stalled checkout lines at Target stores worldwide Saturday, exasperating shoppers and potentially eating into sales at a prime...


Schools reckon with social stress: 'I'm on my phone so much'

Published Jun. 8 2019

High school biology teacher Kelly Chavis knew smartphones were a distraction in her class. But not even her students realized...

Google's challenge to game consoles to kick off in November

Published Jun. 6 2019

Google will start its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November — but initially only as...

Is there finally more help in the fight against robocalls?

Published Jun. 6 2019

New tools are coming to fight robocalls, but don't expect unwanted calls to disappear.

Amazon says drones will be making deliveries 'in months'

Published Jun. 5 2019

Amazon said Wednesday that it plans to use self-driving drones to deliver packages to shoppers' home in the coming months.

Tech titans face tough scrutiny from all sides

Published Jun. 4 2019

The federal government is stepping up its scrutiny of the world's biggest tech companies, leaving them vulnerable to new rules...

Apple previews new software as it diversifies beyond iPhones

Published Jun. 3 2019

Apple, beset by falling iPhone sales, announced upcoming changes to its phone and computer software intended to highlight its new...

Facebook isn't deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it?

Published May. 30 2019

When a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — one altered to show the Democratic leader slurring her words...

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology

Published May. 15 2019

San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming...

How artificial intelligence can help and hurt the hiring process for Chattanooga workers

Published May. 12 2019

Sean Booth recently mingled among the dozens of tables set up at a spring job fair, hoping to catch the...

Space-tourism dream edges toward reality in New Mexico

Published May. 10 2019

British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the...

Google spinoff, Lyft team up to offer self-driving car rides

Published May. 8 2019

Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo is teaming up with Lyft in Arizona to attempt to lure passengers away from...

Google promises better privacy tools, smarter AI voice assistant

Published May. 7 2019

Google announced updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how...

Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections

Published May. 6 2019

Microsoft announced an ambitious effort it says will make voting secure, verifiable and more transparent with open-source software. Two of...

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones for hate speech

Published May. 2 2019

After years of pressure to crack down on extremist content, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists,...

Facebook unveils redesign as it tries to move past privacy scandals

Published Apr. 30 2019

Mark Zuckerberg declared in March that he planned to shift Facebook away from being a public town square and to...

Coming to store shelves: Cameras that guess your age and sex

Published Apr. 23 2019

Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera...

Tesla gears up for fully self-driving cars amid skepticism

Published Apr. 23 2019

Tesla expects to have full self-driving cars in which humans won't have to touch the steering wheel around the second...

Shop online? Here are ways to reduce damage to the environment

Published Apr. 19 2019

Toothpaste delivered in two days is convenient, but not so great for the environment.


New Samsung handset: Do people really want or need a folding screen?

Published Apr. 16 2019

When Samsung said this year it would launch a smartphone with a folding screen, the big question was whether the...

Scientists reveal first image ever made of a black hole

Published Apr. 10 2019

Humanity got its first glimpse Wednesday of the cosmic place of no return: a black hole.