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Sundance Film Review: ‘Wildlife’

As an actor, Paul Dano, with his long-faced gaze of inquiring gloom, has always radiated a sense of unease. That’s far from the only thing he communicates (he was spectacular as Brian Wilson in “Love & Mercy,” a performance that beautifully merged Wilson’s disturbance and his joy). But a kind of hushed foreboding remains the […]

He Becomes Twitter Sensation With Very First Post

Gary Lee had zero tweets to his name as of Jan. 12. That changed in a big way on Jan. 13, when he posted this series of tweets about his Korean heritage and suddenly became Twitter famous, reports Yahoo News . Lee once worked as a staffer in the Obama White...

Russian networks pushing conservative meme…

Russia-linked Twitter networks are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say

Super Bowl host city ready for smartphone surge?

Minneapolis is getting ready for the huge influx of people expected for Super Bowl 52 and also preparing to meet their needs for connectivity.

Teens Don't Mind Online-Only Relationships

Children are having online-only relationships without meeting in real life, and apparently they don’t mind! The New York Post Reports. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

Facebook Is Going To Let Users Choose What News…

Facebook will ask users what news outlets they trust and use responses to prioritize publishers in News Feed.

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Virtual Reality Chat Room Stunned as Robot Has Seizure

It was business as usual in the virtual reality chat room until the robot had a seizure. The Verge reports the unnerving incident happened Wednesday on VRChat, where users in the forms of avatars can interact with each other. According to the Daily Dot , "Morty, Sonic, Knuckles, a dude in...

Read Halsey’s Stirring Speech at the New York…

The singer Halsey delivered a stirring speech at the Women’s March in New York City earlier today (Jan. 20). Titled “A Story Like Mine” and written as a poem, it recounts experiences with rape, abortion, assault and miscarriage. It concludes: “The year is 2018 and I’ve realized that nobody is safe long as she is […]

Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user…

Facebook wants to emphasize 'trustworthy' news stories based on user surveys

Catalan ex-president to risk arrest, travel to…

Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont is taking his campaign to recover his old job from Belgium to Denmark, in a bid to step up the pressure on Spanish authorities who have said that a fugitive abroad can't be the region's president

How technology is being used in border security

A look at how drones and apps assist agents.

Netherlands to Build Affordable Housing with a…

Stefano Boeri Archetitti has designed a vertical forest apartment building which will be built in the Netherlands. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Twitter Released An Update On Its Investigation…

Twitter says it will continue cooperating with congressional investigators.

Lithuania probing bogus story after TV station is hacked

Lithuania has launched an investigation into a cyberattack against a news outlet that saw a fake news article targeting the defense minister

Common Says An Oprah Presidency Would Bring…

Common is ready to sport his “Oprah 2020” gear. The rapper and actor said while he doesn’t think Oprah will run for President, he would be rooting for her if she did choose to set her sights on the White House. Moments after taking the stage at the Respect Rally at the Sundance Film Festival on […]

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'Squirming on the Floor': Uber's Kalanick Had…

Bloomberg is out with a lengthy feature about the final, turbulent year of Travis Kalanick at the helm of Uber, which the story maintains was "a lot weirder and darker than you thought." As evidence of that, reporters Eric Newcomer and Brad Stone unearth a bizarre anecdote about Kalanick's behavior...

Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as…

For cities knocked out of Amazon lottery, the effort may turn out to be a trial run to lure other businesses

How to secure your privacy in the new age of…

Kurt 'The Cyber Guy' Knutsson offers tips on how to manage your settings on your Amazon home devices.

Scientists Invented A Way To Control Objects Like…

Scientists wanted to see if they could create something that works like current virtual and augmented reality devices but without the wires.

Brexit costs Britain data center for Europe's satnav system

Officials have decided to move a data center for the European Union's new satellite navigation system out of Britain because of Brexit

Sundance Film Review: ‘The Tale’

Thirty years ago, Jennifer Fox won the grand jury prize at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival for her documentary “Beirut: The Last Home Movie,” engaging with sex-positive and progressively feminist topics in her subsequent nonfiction work, most notably “Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman.” Both a natural extension of Fox’s career to date and a […]

Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as…

A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue

IBM reports first revenue growth since 2012

IBM has reported its first quarter of revenue growth since 2012 as the company ramps up its cloud computing business and looks for new opportunities from its investments in artificial intelligence

Enjoy technology without jeopardizing safety…

Kurt the 'CyberGuy' provides insight.

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Some People Might Have To Start Paying More For…

Members who choose to pay monthly will see a $2 increase. Those that pay annually won't see a price change.

Buses carrying tech workers targeted outside San…

Six shuttle buses transporting Apple and Google employees had their windows broken while traveling south of San Francisco

Fisher Stevens, Ross Kauffman Team for Discovery…

Documentary mavens Fisher Stevens and Ross Kauffman have teamed for a feature-length film “Taken By the Tiger,” about the fast-shrinking population of tigers in the wild for Discovery Channel and Science Channel. Kauffman (“Born into Brothels”) will direct with Stevens on board to produce the film, which will be shot in remote locations in Asia. […]