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RPI students form group to hold tough conversations about tech

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

Students from the Silicon Valley to the Hudson Valley say there's been a lack of conversation in their classrooms about the potential pitfalls and social implications of...
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Supercomputer Scours Fossil Record for Earth's Hidden Extinctions

10 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Paleontologists have charted 300 million years of Earth's history in breathtaking detail
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Minister: Germany needs China's Huawei to build 5G network

12 hours ago   |   ABC News

Germany's interior minister is suggesting that his country can't build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for now
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Please Stop Big Tech, Small Rivals Tell Lawmakers

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Until Friday, few executives had complained in public about how Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook hurt their businesses.
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Best of CES 2020: The Top Tech Products You Can Actually Buy This Year

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Last week at CES, the biggest event of the year in consumer technology, more than 4,400 exhibitors unveiled some 20,000 new products across a broad array of tech and...
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How to Survive America's Job Apocalypse

1 day ago   |   Vanity Fair

Planet Money creator Adam Davidson parses the imminent robot takeover.
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‘Most brazen anti-competitive scheme in a generation': 4 tech firms sue Facebook to force Zuckerberg to sell his stake

‘Most brazen anti-competitive scheme in a generation': 4 tech firms sue Facebook to force Zuckerberg to sell his stake

1 day ago   |   RT

Four tech companies are suing Facebook, accusing the Silicon Valley titan of running the worst “anti-competitive scheme” in a generation and demanding that CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
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Kill-Switch for CRISPR Could Make Gene-Editing Safer

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

Anti-CRISPR proteins could bolster biosecurity and improve medical treatments
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Coalition Including Facebook, Google, Amazon Urges Court To Block Trump's Public Charge Rule Barring Immigrants Who Need Benefits

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Microsoft, Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit and other tech giants have also signed onto an amicus brief seeking to stop the public charge rule.
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High school sports are going high tech with automated cameras and more

High school sports are going high tech with automated cameras and more

1 day ago   |   Post Gazette

Hands-free cameras are now here for WPIAL basketball games. Paying to watch a school's live stream games is in the future.
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National Archives: 'We made a mistake' altering Trump photos

National Archives: 'We made a mistake' altering Trump photos

The National Archives is apologizing for its decision to blur images of anti-Trump signs used as part of an exhibit on women's suffrage. Read more ...

Harry and Meghan abdicate royal titles, public funds

Harry and Meghan abdicate royal titles, public funds

Prince Harry and Meghan are cut off. In a statement from the Queen and Buckingham Palace on Saturday, it was announced the couple will “not use” their royal titles or get... Read more ...

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titles

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titles

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are quitting as working royals and will no longer use the titles “royal highness” or receive public funds for their work. Read more ...

Iran will send downed plane's black boxes to Ukraine for analysis

Iran will send downed plane's black boxes to Ukraine for analysis

Iran is also prepared to ask for expert analysis from France, Canada and the United States in trying to read the data. Read more ...

A 14-year-old girl kidnapped by three men used Snapchat to alert her...

A 14-year-old girl kidnapped by three men used Snapchat to alert her friends, police say

Her friends determined her location through the app and called 911. Read more ...

Victim burned after trying to help coworkers during massive Westmoreland...

Victim burned after trying to help coworkers during massive Westmoreland County fire, says mom

Shawn Wilson's mother told Pittsburgh's Action News 4 that he received burns to his face, arms and hands Read more ...

National Archives: 'We made a mistake' altering Trump photos

National Archives: 'We made a mistake' altering Trump photos

The National Archives is apologizing for its decision to blur images of anti-Trump signs used as part of an exhibit on women's suffrage. Read more ...

Trump legal team planning aggressive response to impeachment summons

Trump legal team planning aggressive response to impeachment summons

President Trump's legal team will categorically reject the articles of impeachment and charges levied against the president in their official response to a Senate summons... Read more ...

Thousands gather for Women's Marches across country

Thousands gather for Women's Marches across country

Thousands of people gathered Saturday for the fourth annual Women's March in Washington, D.C., as sister marches were held across the country, including in Maryland. Read more ...

National Archives blurs out anti-Trump messages in Women's March photo

National Archives blurs out anti-Trump messages in Women's March photo

The word “Trump” in a sign that originally read “God Hates Trump” was blurred out in a huge, four-foot-by-six-foot photo display that greets visitors to an exhibit on the... Read more ...