How Facebook Makes Money Off Your Data

In 2017, nearly 90% of Facebook's revenue came from digital ads. Collecting user data is critical to its ability to keep those ads going.

Texas governor meets with tech officials about quelling hate

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is meeting in Austin with officials from Google, Twitter and Facebook to discuss ways of combatting extremism in light of the recent mass shooting in El Paso that reportedly targeted Mexicans

Facebook Unveils New Data Privacy Tool

The Off-Facebook Activity tool will allow users to view and clear personal information Facebook has received from other websites and platforms.

Leather wallets, loose change pose danger for new…

Apple has detailed instructions for taking care of its new credit card

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Twitter, Facebook Make Two Different Crackdowns…

Twitter quickly announced it would no longer accept advertisements from "state-controlled news media entities," but Facebook made no immediate change.

Jet catches fire in Northern California; 10…

Small jet bursts into flames while taking off from small Northern California airport; all 10 on board escape injury

Facebook Releases Audit Amid Allegations Of…

The audit was conducted by former Republican Sen. Jon Kyl and his team, and it included interviews from over 100 individuals and groups.

China's rust belt looks abroad as growth slows…

China's northeastern rust-belt region is trying to capitalize on the government's Belt and Road Initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad

Facebook, Twitter Remove 'Deceptive' Accounts…

Both Facebook and Twitter say they've removed multiple accounts involved in spreading disinformation about the Hong Kong protests.

Weedmaps to stop advertising unlicensed pot…

The major online pot shop directory and cannabis marketplace Weedmaps says it will no longer allow unlicensed marijuana businesses to advertise on its site

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2 top researchers quitting MIT Media Lab over…

Two prominent researchers are quitting MIT's Media Lab over revelations that the technology research hub and its director took money from Jeffrey Epstein

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false claims on fuel…

AP FACT CHECK: President Trump is misrepresenting the facts about his proposal to freeze Obama-era fuel economy requirements at 2021 levels by inflating the cost savings and minimizing the potential environmental harm

Congressman: Space Command's initial home will be Colorado

A Colorado congressman says the initial headquarters for the Pentagon's new Space Command will be in his home state

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Pentagon cancels billion-dollar missile defense project

The Pentagon is pulling the plug on a billion-dollar, technically troubled project to build a better weapon to destroy incoming missiles

Pilot says he had to bring down plane while…

A pilot and self-professed thrill seeker said he was forced to bring his new plane down into the ocean off Northern California as it lost power