Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan invest $3.4B for science advances
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are investing up to $3.4 billion to advance human health over 10 to 15 years, according to a spokesperson for their philanthropic organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Instagram offers 'drug pipeline' to kids, tech advocacy group claims
Instagram says it prohibits drug sales, but accounts advertising the sale of Xanax, ecstasy, opioids and other drugs are still widespread and easy to find on the platform, including for young users, according to a report released by tech advocacy group the Tech Transparency Project (TTP) on Tuesday.
FAA issues aircraft restrictions linked to 5G technology, warns of possible flight diversions
The Federal Aviation Administration announced a new rule on Tuesday that forbids pilots from using auto-landing and other flight systems at low altitudes where 5G wireless signals could interfere with instruments that measure a plane's distance to the ground.
Elon Musk doubles down on ending subsidies as competitors reap more benefits
Elon Musk has described electric cars as critical to fighting climate change, which he's said he believes could cause more displacement and destruction than all the wars in history combined. So you might think he'd support the federal government funding electric vehicle charging stations.
Elizabeth Holmes set to be grilled by prosecution again
Elizabeth Holmes is set to resume testifying in her criminal trial Tuesday, marking her sixth day on the witness stand, and her second day of being questioned by the prosecution. Some of the focus may be on two words she's repeatedly cited in her defense: "trade secrets."
How chatbots are being used to train crisis counselors
Drew, a 21-year-old in Irvine, California, needs help: He's transgender, and after starting hormone replacement therapy he's facing harassment from coworkers. It's gotten so bad, Drew tells a crisis counselor via a text-based chat session, that he's considering suicide. He can't quit his job, however, because he needs the money.
Bitcoin's self-proclaimed inventor wins Florida trial over stash worth $54 billion
A computer scientist who has claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin largely prevailed on Monday in a Florida jury trial over whether the estate of a former business partner deserved half of a bitcoin cache worth about $54 billion.
Instagram will now tell users when to take a break from using the app
Just a day before the head of Instagram will face questions from lawmakers over its child safety practices, the company is rolling out a handful of new features aimed at making it harder for users, particularly teenagers, to fall down rabbit holes that could be harmful to their mental health.
How Elizabeth Holmes' abuse allegations could impact her criminal trial
For months, jurors at Elizabeth Holmes' criminal trial have heard one witness after another speak about the confident and charismatic former CEO of Theranos. Witnesses testified about how she convinced investors to pour hundreds of millions of dollars into her failed blood-testing startup, attracted a star-studded roster of board members and negotiated a key retail partnership on her own without a lawyer present.
Right-wing activists are openly 'weaponizing' Twitter's new private media policy
Twitter acknowledged on Friday that a new policy it unveiled this week to protect users from harassment is being abused by malicious actors — days after journalists, left-wing activists and self-described "sedition hunters" reported their accounts had been locked for sharing publicly available images of anti-maskers, anti-vaccine protesters and suspected Capitol insurrectionists.