Facebook debuts Lasso, a TikTok-style video app aimed at teens

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Facebook debuts Lasso, a TikTok-style video app aimed at teens Chesnot via Getty Images In an attempt to court the youths who have been fleeing from its flagship platform, Facebook has once again dipped into its bag of tricks and pulled out…

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Income, tax and immigration data stolen in Healthcare.gov breach

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Income, tax and immigration data stolen in Healthcare.gov breach KAREN BLEIER via Getty Images The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now has details about the data stolen in the breach of Healthcare.gov that occurred last month. According to the government…

Apple announces repair programs for iPhone X, MacBook Pro problems

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Apple announces repair programs for iPhone X, MacBook Pro problems As it tends to do, Apple has chosen a Friday evening to announce programs that will replace flawed components on a couple of its devices. First up is a display module replacement…

SEC Cyber Chief Puts A New Type Of Cryptocurrency Exchange On Notice

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SEC Cyber Chief Puts A New Type Of Cryptocurrency Exchange On Notice US-ARCHITECTURE-SEC2013 AFP Cryptocurrency exchanges, be warned. There’s no out-innovating the regulatory reach of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Clarifying an announcement yesterday that the SEC is in the middle…

Farmer adjustments can offset climate change impacts in corn production

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Farmer adjustments can offset climate change impacts in corn production There is widespread concern that global warming will have a strong negative effect on crop yields. Recent research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on historical maize yields across…

Toyota will use hydrogen burners to reduce factory emissions

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Toyota will use hydrogen burners to reduce factory emissions AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama As clean as fuel cell cars and EVs may be, they’re still made using pollution-producing factories — and Toyota wants to help solve this. The company has introduced what it…

Roborace won’t use a fully driverless car for its first season

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Roborace won’t use a fully driverless car for its first season Roborace Roborace has long talked of completely driverless cars hitting the track when its first season gets underway, but the company has had a change of heart. CEO (and Formula E…

The New York Times taps Google’s AI to find stories in old photos

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The New York Times taps Google’s AI to find stories in old photos Google Cloud The New York Times has somewhere in the realm of five to seven million physical photos in its enormous archive, many of which date back more than…

Gaming guide creator Prima Games is shutting down

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Gaming guide creator Prima Games is shutting down Prima Games Prima Games, the company that’s been creating physical video game strategy guides for the past 28 years, is shutting down according to Publisher’s Lunch. Prima’s publisher DK’s CEO Ian Hudson sent out…

PayPal bans far-right Proud Boys and multiple anti-fascist groups

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PayPal bans far-right Proud Boys and multiple anti-fascist groups ASSOCIATED PRESS The far-right group Proud Boys has been hit with bans from Twitter and Facebook and now it will no longer be allowed to operate on PayPal. The Verge reports that PayPal…

I’m not sure who this Hue is for

I’m not sure who this Hue is for

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I’m not sure who this Hue is for Sometimes, when a child misbehaves, their parent will make them stand and face the corner in a time-out. That’s sort of what it was like testing out the new Philips Hue Signe floor lamp….

New Philips Hue ‘light bars’ are great, but too expensive

New Philips Hue ‘light bars’ are great, but too expensive

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New Philips Hue ‘light bars’ are great, but too expensive There are tons of new additions to Philips Hue’s lineup of smart lights this year, including a couple that want to serve as color-changing accent lights for your living room or bedroom. Chief…

Apple plans to sell more of its products on Amazon

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Apple plans to sell more of its products on Amazon Anton Novoderezhkin via Getty Images Apple and Amazon have come to an agreement to stock the online retailer’s shelves with more Apple products, according to CNET. The deal will expand Amazon’s direct…

How Brian Kemp hacked Georgia’s election

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How Brian Kemp hacked Georgia’s election “[Brian] Kemp on Thursday said he had resigned as Georgia’s secretary of state,” reported Reuters yesterday. No one watching Kemp’s malfeasant, multi-year election security trash fire could understand why that sentence didn’t stop at “resigned.” But,…

Inside Xbox event will showcase updates to ‘Minecraft,’ ‘Sea of Thieves’

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Inside Xbox event will showcase updates to ‘Minecraft,’ ‘Sea of Thieves’ Xbox fans have a lot of news and announcements to look forward to this weekend as Microsoft’s X018 event is underway in Mexico City. Tomorrow at 4:00 PM EST, X018 will…