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Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 08:56 AM EST

White Nationalist Spencer, Others Lose Twitter Verification

White Nationalist Spencer, Others Lose Twitter Verification

Richard Spencer and other prominent white nationalists have lost their official blue check marks on Twitter after the social media platform announced changes to its verification practices. Twitter said...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 01:53 PM EST

Close New Earth-Size World, Where Year Lasts Under 10 Days

Close New Earth-Size World, Where Year Lasts Under 10 Days

Astronomers have discovered a close new world about the size of Earth, where a year lasts just under 10 days. At a distance of 11 light-years, Ross 128 b is the second-closest planet to be detected yet outside...

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 08:26 AM EST

Staying Safe in Security Breaches

Staying Safe in Security Breaches

Complex passwords may no longer be enough in an era of hackers. NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal has tips on how you can keep your information secure when companies are breached. Staying Safe Online Starts With Your...

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 12:26 AM EST

Study Shows Families Want More Interaction Free of Phones

Study Shows Families Want More Interaction Free of Phones

Smartphones have revolutionized the ways in which people interact with each other. But not all of those changes are necessarily positive.

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 08:23 AM EST

Staying Safe Online Starts With Your Password

Staying Safe Online Starts With Your Password

Bank account information, personal dates and medical records are all things that are privately stored online. NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal tells us what you are doing wrong (or right) with your password and the best...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 02:50 PM EST

IBM Says It's Reached Milestone in Quantum Computing

IBM Says It's Reached Milestone in Quantum Computing

IBM has announced a milestone in its race against Google and other big tech firms to build a powerful quantum computer. Dario Gil, who leads IBM's quantum computing and artificial intelligence research...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 06:47 PM EST

Sean Parker: Facebook Exploits Human 'Vulnerability'

Sean Parker: Facebook Exploits Human 'Vulnerability'

Napster founder and former president of Facebook Sean Parker on Wednesday shared that he believes the social media giant was designed with potentially addictive features that he believes exploit "a vulnerability...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 02:05 PM EST

Twitter Stops Verification Requests After Kessler Backlash

Twitter Stops Verification Requests After Kessler Backlash

Twitter said Thursday that it will "pause" its verified account system in the wake of criticism over an organizer of the Charlottesville rally having received a coveted blue check mark on his profile. Jason...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 10:44 AM EST

Russia Twitter Trolls Deflected Bad Trump News: AP Analysis

Russia Twitter Trolls Deflected Bad Trump News: AP Analysis

An Associated Press analysis of deleted Twitter accounts reveals new details of surreptitious Russian activity shortly before last year's presidential election. It details how Russian agents attempted to deflect...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 09:11 AM EST

Facebook Wants Nude Selfies to Combat 'Revenge Porn'

Facebook Wants Nude Selfies to Combat 'Revenge Porn'

Facebook is asking some users to send nude photos of themselves in an effort to combat social media "revenge porn." People in Australia who are concerned that a former partner may distribute intimate photos of...

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