(NEW YORK) -- On Monday, the crash of Facebook and the company's apps threw the Internet into disarray and plunged billions of users into digital darkness. The outage illustrated how essential Facebook's services have become as well as the risks of its dominance, particularly... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Facebook whistleblower who unearthed documents she says shows the company had knowledge of its platforms' negative impact will appear before a Senate subcommittee Tuesday. Frances Haugen, who revealed her identity during a Sunday interview on CBS' 60 Minutes has been cooperating with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It's not easy to do schoolwork on an old laptop with a poor internet connection. Just ask Sabina Rodriguez, who went through her junior and senior year in online learning classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Her parents were both unemployed and couldn't... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The United Nations Human Rights chief on Wednesday called for a moratorium on the sale of and use of artificial intelligence technology that poses human rights risks -- including the state use of facial recognition software -- until adequate safeguards are... Read More.
(BLACKSBURG, Va.) -- A freshman Virginia Tech football player has been charged with second-degree murder, authorities said. Officers responded to a building in Blacksburg, home to the university, on Tuesday night for a welfare check and found 40-year-old Jerry Smith dead, the Blacksburg Police Department... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Critics are questioning the constitutionality of Florida's new, first-of-its-kind law that aims to hold social media companies accountable for "de-platforming" political candidates. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the controversial Senate Bill 7072 into law Monday, which imposes fines of $250,000 per day on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Just in time for national stop food waste day, which took place on Wednesday, one online grocer rooted in sustainability is doubling down on its efforts to fight climate change. Imperfect Foods recently pledged to become a net-zero carbon operation by 2030,... Read More.
While celebrities now must protect their digital likenesses against those who may use them to plug a product or make it seem they've done something untoward, a U.K. company now has the power to insert products into classic movies and TV shows. Mirriad says their... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Electric vehicles are transforming how Americans "refuel." There are changes happening inside the cabin, too. No more start/stop buttons. Radio dials now programmed into massive tablets that are mounted to the center dash. Simple functions like heated seats and climate control... Read More.
By Samara Lynn, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Ginger Chien said she was a "techie" from a young age."I was given all of the opportunities typically afforded to boys," she recalled. "I was given freedom to be loud, and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Amanda Seyfried will now play disgraced tech CEO Elizabeth Holmes, in the Hulu limited series The Dropout, ABC News has confirmed. Based on an ABC News podcast of the same name, the project initially had Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon playing the... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, has landed a new job title as he and his wife, Duchess Meghan, continue to build their portfolios one year after stepping down as senior members of... Read More.