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Teens Falling Away From Facebook

Ninety-five percent of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45 percent of teens are almost constantly online -- but younger Internet users do not connect on Facebook as much as their older peers do, suggests a new Pew Research Center study. Although Facebook dominated social media across all age ...

Battlefield V May Give Players a More Realistic View of WWII

The popular first-person shooter video game franchise Battlefield, which made its debut almost 16 years ago, will return to its World War II roots this summer. Battlefield V was unveiled this week in an online presentation hosted by comedian Trevor Noah, who sat down with the game's development team...

New Xbox Controller Could Open Whole New World to Gamers With Disabilities

Microsoft has introduced its new Xbox Adaptive Controller, designed specifically for gamers with disabilities. The new hardware can be used for gameplay with an Xbox One console or Windows 10 PC in their respective setups.

Google Assistant Gains Momentum in Smart Home Race

Google Assistant, the artificial intelligence software built into Android handsets and the Google Home smart speaker system, now can control more than 5,000 smart devices. That's up from just 1,500 products in January -- and the list of supported products includes everything from cameras and securit...

Snap Doubles Down on Spectacles Wearable Cam

Snap, the company behind Snapchat, on Thursday released the second generation of its Spectacles, a wearable video camera that captures short clips that can be synced to a smartphone. The new version also takes still photos and is designed to be water-resistant. The new Spectacles sport the same basi...

Gmail Privacy and Security Get Ruggedized

Google has rolled out a number of new features designed to make its G Suite collaboration and productivity apps more efficient and safer to use. G Suite currently has more than 4 million paying business customers, according to Google. The updates include a new design, enhanced security and artificia...

With Custom Skills, Alexa Inches Closer to Being One of the Family

Amazon has introduced Alexa Skill Blueprints, adding personalization capabilities to its smart speaker devices. The new tool provides pre-crafted templates for users to create customized experiences.

Microsoft, Facebook, Oracle Among 34 Firms to Join Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Microsoft, Oracle, and Facebook, along with 31 other companies, have signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, an agreement aimed at defending against cyberattacks, whether coming from rogue hackers or nation-states.

Disney Debuts ESPN+ Streaming Sports Service

Disney has introduced ESPN+, an all-in-one, direct-to-consumer premium streaming service that offers thousands of live sporting events as well as original series and films.

Facebook Comes Up With a New Data Access Plan

Facebook's changes will allow users to set privacy levels and limit automatic data sharing. The changes will affect the Events API, Groups API, Pages API, Facebook Login, Instagram Platform API, Search and Account Recovery, Call and Text History, Data Providers and Partner Categories, and App Contro...

Atlanta Works to Break Ransomware Hold

Atlanta has made progress toward recovery, but it is still far from business as usual. Hackers encrypted many of the city government's vital data and computer systems.

YouTube to Enforce Broad Ban on Gun-Related Videos

YouTube has announced that it will ban videos related to the sale or assembly of firearms, as well as certain gun accessories, including bump stocks. Under the new rules, all videos that show how to construct or even repair a firearm are banned -- even those from long-established YouTube channels.

Google Opens Maps APIs and World Becomes Dev Playground

Google has announced it will open its Maps APIs to video game developers, which could result in far more realistic settings in augmented reality games. With access to real-time map updates and rich location data, developers will have many choices of settings for their games. The APIs will provide de...

Galaxy S9 and S9+ May Shine Brightest as S6, S7 Replacements

The general consensus appears to be that these new models were successfully built on past designs yet fell short in numerous areas. The new phones are good -- but anyone expecting revolutionary functionality may be disappointed.

New Uber Service Focuses on Getting Folks to the Doctor

The program, which is currently in beta, will offer healthcare providers a way to order rides for their patients to help them keep their appointments. Uber Health addresses a growing problem, especially with seniors and others who lack good transportation options for visits to doctors or clinics. As...

Apple’s HomePod Could Leave a Lasting Mark With Customers

Apple's new $350 HomePod could make an impact in several ways. In addition to providing listeners with highly praised sound quality, the smart speaker literally could make an impression on some of the wood surfaces it touches -- in the form of white rings. The HomePod, which is compatible only with ...

With 4K HDR, Olympics May Be More Colorful Than Ever

The parade of Olympic athletes entering Pyeongchang, South Korea, could be quite colorful for a few reasons. Athletes from North and South Korea will enter together for the first time in more than a decade, and viewers at home will be able to see the ceremony -- and even some events -- like never be...

Tech Takes Front Seat at Detroit Auto Show

In recent years, CES largely has usurped the Detroit Auto Show as the "first auto show of the year." Automakers have used the annual Las Vegas shindig to highlight the latest technology in vehicles. So perhaps it was fitting that this year the NAIAS looked a bit more like a technology trade show tha...

Nintendo to Roll Out Marquee Titles for Switch

Nintendo on Thursday revealed its upcoming Switch games for 2018 via a Nintendo Direct Mini video. Riding high after its major comeback last year, Nintendo announced a number of game titles that will be released in the first half of the year.

Ominous Processor Vulnerabilities Could Put Most Computers at Risk

The Meltdown and Spectre exploits leave no traces in traditional log files, but they could be used to capture sensitive information on devices.

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