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Many Apple enthusiasts called Samsung's foldable smartphones a gimmick. A new report has surfaced hinting that the company that Jobs built is also getting in on the folding smartphone wave.

NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint could mean higher or lower phone bills, depending on whom you ask. A federal judge in New York ultimately took T-Mobile’s track record of aggressive competition into account in ruling Tuesday that the deal would be good for consumers. In doing so, he rejected a […]

A Georgia teen was sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty in the strangling death of his sister during a fight over a wifi password.

UPDATE:5/5/19 7:29 p.m. 8chan has effectively been kicked offline, at least for the moment. UPDATE: BOSTON (AP) — The online message board 8chan was effectively knocked offline Monday after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas , whose perpetrator was linked to the site. 8chan is known […]

Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emoji that include cute critters, of course, but also expand the number of images of human diversity. Apple Inc. is releasing new variants of its holding hands emoji that allow people to pick any combination of skin tone and gender, 75 possible combinations in all. There […]

SCREEN TIME IS DEFINED AS TIME SPENT USING A DEVICE SUCH AS A COMPUTER, TELEVISION, OR GAMING CONSOLE. CHILDREN HAVE SCREENS IN THEIR HANDS AT YOUNGER AND YOUNGER AGES.  IS THAT A PROBLEM BASED ON YOUR RESEARCH? Yes, this is a problem, however it is a very complex, nuanced issue. Milestones in early child development […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is releasing a new feature to help riders ensure they’re getting into the right vehicles. The development comes several weeks after a University of South Carolina student was killed after getting into a car she had mistaken for the Uber ride she hailed. Uber said Thursday it would send a […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon and Google are ending their nearly 2-year spat, agreeing to bring their video streaming apps to each other’s devices. Back in 2017, Google pulled its popular YouTube video app from Amazon’s Fire TV after the online shopping giant refused to sell some Google products. Amazon has since started to sell […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and is working to resolve the issue. According to downdector.com, which monitors websites, the outages started around 12 p.m. E.T. on Wednesday in parts of the U.S., including the East and West Coast, parts of Europe […]

Unlike the effervescent bubbles that stream to the top of champagne flutes on New Year’s Eve, what I call brain bubbles are far from celebratory. These bubbles are metaphorical rather than physical, and they distort the stream of reality processed by our brains. Like a real estate bubble that reflects an inflated perception of home […]

The same technology that allows cellphones to have facial recognition is now being used in the medical field. Doctors are able to take that technology to screen for cancer tumors. The technology identified the different tumor types with 82% accuracy. This new development could help doctors educate patients on their disease and treatment options. Don’t […]

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation. Chief Executive Kevin Systrom said in a statement late Monday that he and Mike Krieger, Instagram’s chief technical officer, plan to leave the company in the next few weeks and take time off “to explore our […]