• Facebook to shut down third-party ad targeting tool
Facebook to shut down third-party ad targeting tool

Facebook has announced a number of privacy changes to its platform in recent days following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal , but the social network would have likely had to make the fixes anyway because of new upcoming legislation.

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  • Astronomers Discover a Transparent, Seemingly Impossible Galaxy Without Dark Matter In It
Astronomers Discover a Transparent, Seemingly Impossible Galaxy Without Dark Matter In It

Astrophysicists think dark matter dominates ordinary matter in the universe by more than five times because galaxies rotate too fast for their visible star-stuff to handle. And 10 objects isn't always enough to accurately measure a galaxy's movement."When more data are obtained, sometimes this [amount] proves to have been enough, but sometimes it...

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  • Facebook to introduce new privacy controls in wake of data scandal
Facebook to introduce new privacy controls in wake of data scandal

Facebook has also removed some of the outdated settings to help make it clear what information can and can't be shared with apps. The new home devices are part of Facebook's plan to become more intimately involved with users' everyday social lives, using artificial intelligence - following a path forged by Amazon.com Inc.

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  • James Webb Space Telescope has been delayed, again!
James Webb Space Telescope has been delayed, again!

Currently, the telescope's flight systems are complete, and its instruments are undergoing additional testing , while it waits to be fully pieced together with the spacecraft that will position it in orbit. "Webb is a really complex machine and rigorous testing is required to have a high confidence of success", Zurbuchen said. "Considering the i...

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  • Nokia 1 with Android Oreo (Go edition) now in India
Nokia 1 with Android Oreo (Go edition) now in India

Priced at a convenient Rs. 5,499, the new Nokia 1 features apps compatible with Android Oreo Go edition. HMD Global led Nokia has launched the Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) in India, making it the second Android Go device to be launched in India after the Lava Z50 .

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  • Arizona police release video of fatal collision with Uber self-driving SUV
Arizona police release video of fatal collision with Uber self-driving SUV

Liliana Duran with Tempe Police Wednesday afternoon, combines video taken by an exterior camera with video taken by an interior camera. The woman, Elaine Herzberg, 49, later died from her injuries. Uber has said it was fully cooperating with local authorities as the investigation unfolds, and has halted testing of the self-driving vehicles in cit...

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  • Maryland high school on lockdown after reports of shots fired
Maryland high school on lockdown after reports of shots fired

A student who opened fire at a Maryland high school died Tuesday morning, the police said. The girl was in intensive care with life-threatening critical injuries, the sheriff said, while the boy was in good condition. The congressman suggested universal background checks, which he said 97 percent of Americans favor - "so that when you go to buy...

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  • Local mom gets 90 days in jail for deadly YouTube stunt
Local mom gets 90 days in jail for deadly YouTube stunt

The bullet pierced the 1.5in book, fatally wounding Ruiz last June. Judge Jeffrey Remick accepted the plea deal and ruled that Perez, who is the mother of two small children, can serve the sentence in 10-day increments in South Dakota, where she now resides.

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  • Ford Motor Company (F) Has Designs On Becoming Dominant Hybrid Seller
Ford Motor Company (F) Has Designs On Becoming Dominant Hybrid Seller

Moving forward, Ford said it plans to build its vehicles off five flexible, modular architectures. Ford Motor says it will build hybrid versions of all of its most popular vehicles by 2021 as part of a plan to surpass Toyota as the number one hybrid auto maker.

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