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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:47:00 -0400Google says it will honor its existing commitments to support or deploy gigabit-speed Internet. But it's scaling back the work on fiber optics to focus on "new technology and deployment methods."
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:43:00 -0400Charlie Warzel, who covers technology for BuzzFeed, has written a series of articles about Twitter's response to hate speech. He says the platform's community guidelines are enforced haphazardly.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:43:00 -0400After he criticized Trump and the alt right, National Review writer David French was bombarded with hateful tweets — including an image of his child in a gas chamber. "It was unbelievable," he says.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:06:00 -0400Twitter is a powerful platform for news and conversation, but lingering problems with hate speech hamper its efforts to grow, says Emily Bell of the Columbia Journalism School.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:46:00 -0400An MIT project rolled out just in time for Halloween uses artificial intelligence to generate horror images.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:14:00 -0400Neuroscientist Cori Bargmann is leading the new Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's $3 billion effort to cure or prevent "all diseases" by the end of this century. She talks about that daunting task.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:28:00 -0400A Pew Research Center survey says most Americans on social media are stressed out by online political interactions — and those feelings appear to be bipartisan.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:36:00 -0400AT&T's chief promises to maintain CNN's journalistic independence after parent Time Warner merges with the telecom giant. CNN got a $100 million boost this year, propelled by coverage of Donald Trump.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:44:00 -0400AT&T positions itself as the future competitor to cable, promising an era of experimentation and innovation. But consumer advocates raise a raft of concerns. Regulators will weigh both sides.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:47:00 -0400President Obama returned to ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday. He took 140-character admonishments for his dancing, his alleged condiment preferences and someone else's poor choice of conditioner.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:38:00 -0400Nearly half of American adults have been entered into law enforcement facial recognition databases, a new report shows. But problems with the accuracy of the technology could affect innocent people.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:24:00 -0400Consumer Reports has released its Annual Reliability Survey. Lexus and Toyota are the top two, followed by Buick. The company ranks car brands based on a survey of more than a half-million car owners.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:36:00 -0400IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov in 1997. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:25:00 -0400Donald Trump said it put "too much concentration of power in the hands of too few" and Tim Kaine called for "less concentration, especially in the media."
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:36:00 -0400The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska shuts down Monday, 17 years ahead of schedule. It is just the latest U.S. nuclear plant to close because it can't compete with other cheaper energy.