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Mark Zuckerberg Finally Addressed Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Scandal

"This was a breach of trust," Zuckerberg said.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally commented on the massive, deepening data harvesting scandal his company has been embroiled in since last Friday.<p>"We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can't then we don't deserve to serve you. I've …

Tesla's electric trucks may be more cost-effective than expected

When Tesla unveiled its Semi electric truck, it made audacious claims about the big rig's value -- namely, that companies would recoup the cost of the vehicle in 2 years thanks to the savings on fuel. As it turns out, that <i>might</i> have been conservative. DHL exec Jim Monkmeyer told <i>Reuters</i> in an …

Tesla

Apple confirms it now uses Google Cloud for iCloud services

The company has stopped mentioning Microsoft Azure<p>Apple has confirmed that it uses Google’s public cloud to store data for its iCloud services in its latest version of the iOS Security Guide last month, as spotted by CNBC. Reports that Apple relied on Google’s cloud services surfaced in 2016 but …

Circle acquires cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex

Circle just announced that it is acquiring U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex. According to Fortune, Circle is paying $400 million for the acquisition. Poloniex has been around for years and used to be one of the biggest exchanges out there — there are now many exchanges competing with …

The polar vortex just split in two. Get ready for some wild weather from Europe to the U.S.

The polar vortex, the notorious swirl of winds around a low pressure area in the upper atmosphere over the Arctic, has split in two. Since the polar …

Global Warming

Amazon is reportedly designing AI chips to improve Alexa

Amazon has begun designing its own AI chips, according to an exclusive report from <i>The Information</i>. The hardware is designed for anything powered by Alexa, including the Echo, and would allow the virtual assistant to respond more quickly by adding speech recognition directly to the device.<p>Right now, …

Amazon Web Services

Nearly half of American online shoppers pay for streaming-media services and 15 percent have e-commerce box subscriptions

Both are growing.<p>Some 46 percent of online shoppers in the U.S. pay a monthly subscription for online streaming media, like Spotify or Hulu, according to a new survey by consulting firm McKinsey.<p>Fifteen percent had subscribed to at least one e-commerce delivery service like Dollar Shave Club, Blue …

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious …

Healthy Eating

Bill Gates has finally switched to an Android phone

At last, Bill Gates has joined us in the present. The Microsoft co-founder announced in an interview with Fox News Sunday that he's now using an …

Android Phones

Keep your iPhone in your pocket and shoot with this little guy instead

So, here’s a conundrum: You love your iPhone camera, but sometimes, you want to shoot a little more adventurously, say, as you bike down a mountain. …

Gear & Gadgets

Leaked birth control rule would broaden religious exemption

WASHINGTON (AP) — Women's groups are threatening to take the Trump administration to court after a leaked, draft regulation revealed a plan to let …

‘Black Hole’ Created by Strongest Ever X-Ray Laser

If you shine the world’s strongest X-ray laser at a small molecule, it will quickly destroy it. However, in the act of destruction, something …

Massive cyberattack targeting 99 countries causes sweeping havoc

Hospitals, major companies and government offices have been hit by a massive wave of cyberattacks across the globe that seize control of computers until the victims pay a ransom.<p>Cybersecurity firm Avast said it had identified more than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries, making it one of the …

Cybersecurity

No, Republicans didn’t just strip away your Internet privacy rights

<i>Ajit Pai is chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Maureen Ohlhausen is acting chairman of the Federal Trade Commission.</i><p>April Fools’ Day came early last week, as professional lobbyists lit a wildfire of misinformation about Congress’s action — signed into law Monday by President Trump — …

Net Neutrality

She wants her rape reporting software to be universal

There's a lot of human error when it comes to handling reports of sexual harassment.<p>For example, when a former Uber engineer alleged sexual harassment at the company, human resources dismissed her allegations as the manager's first offense. The woman later discovered that it wasn't.<p>Now imagine if …

Trump moves decisively to wipe out Obama’s climate-change record

President Trump on Tuesday took the most significant step yet in obliterating his predecessor’s environmental record, instructing federal regulators to rewrite key rules curbing U.S. carbon emissions.<p>The sweeping executive order — which the president signed with great fanfare in the Environmental …

Fossil Fuels

For Honor Player Estimates It Will Take 2.5 Years to Earn Every Unlock Without Paying

"This equation ignores disconnects, down servers, and all DLC/update content."<p>One For Honor player isn't happy with the game's microtransaction …

What the Fluff? Giant Chicken Is a Creature of Dreams (or Nightmares)

Have you ever looked at a photo or video of an animal and exclaimed, “What the fluff is that?!”<p>Let’s just say the PEOPLE Pets editors know the …

Trump's wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

<b>(CNN) —</b> The bizarre saga of President Donald Trump's claims that he was wiretapped by President Barack Obama last year reaches a dramatic climax Monday with FBI Director James Comey's testimony to the House Intelligence Committee.<p>It's a moment of political theater that could end in humiliation for …

Thousands of Kids Are Getting Sick From Drinking Hand Sanitizer

A new study found that thousands of American children have gotten sick from drinking alcohol-based hand sanitizer, both intentionally and …

Nude Photo Posts of Female Marines Being Investigated by NCIS

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department is investigating reports that some Marines shared naked photographs of female Marines, veterans and other women on a secret Facebook page, some of which were taken without their knowledge.<p>The photographs were shared on the Facebook page "Marines United," which …

Nicki Minaj’s Scandalous Top and More of the Best Paris Fashion Week Moments

Vanity Fair’s Fashion Director Michael Carl has the rundown of the newsworthy, eye-popping moments at Paris Fashion Week.<p>This last week has been a doozy. I flew to L.A. from Milan for the “little Oscar party” that <i>Vanity Fair</i> had (perhaps you heard about it), and then I hopped on a plane back to …

Apple could switch to OLED with a big 5.8-inch screen on the iPhone 8

It seems Apple might finally be making the switch to OLED panels with the upcoming iPhone 8. Japanese outlet Nikkei Asian Review reports that – in addition to two LCD-equipped variants – the Cupertino behemoth will also put out a premium iPhone model with a large OLED screen.<p>Backing up previous …

Video: Five Super Mario 64 Secrets You May Have Missed - Part One

From cute penguins to rude owls

Super Mario Bros Classic Monopoly

It's-a Me, Monopoly!<p>Classic Monopoly with 8-bit Super Mario Bros twists<br>• For 2-6 players, recommended for ages 8+<br>• Includes 8-bit-style tokens, board, …