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Interior Department Tweets About Small Crowds during Trump Inaugural, Asked to Shut Down

Interior Department Tweets About Small Crowds during Trump Inaugural, Asked to Shut Down

The Interior Department was ordered on Friday to shut down its official Twitter accounts indefinitely after the National Park...

3 hours ago

Trump Enters Presidency with Many Obama Appointees Still in Place

Trump Enters Presidency with Many Obama Appointees Still in Place

Donald Trump arrived in Washington yesterday for his inauguration today, but he was missing a few key components to his staff t...

1 day ago, 10:57am CST

S. Korean 'Rasputin' to Testify in Case against Samsung

S. Korean 'Rasputin' to Testify in Case against Samsung

Choi Soon-sil, a close friend of the impeached South Korean President, has been summoned to testify on Saturday as a suspect i...

1 day ago, 9:55am CST

After Facebook, Dataminr Lifts Ban on Russia Today

After Facebook, Dataminr Lifts Ban on Russia Today

Facebook on Friday lifted its "unexplained" 20-hour ban on Russian television network RT for posting content on its Facebook p...

1 day ago, 9:53am CST

Mother who Live-streamed Taping her 2-year-old Son to Wall Arrested

Mother who Live-streamed Taping her 2-year-old Son to Wall Arrested

The 18-year-old Shayla Rudolph of Ohio who live-streamed the video of taping her two-year-old son to the wall has been arreste...

2 days ago, 1:29am CST

Obama Posts Farewell Letter on Facebook

Obama Posts Farewell Letter on Facebook

As Donald Trump is just a few hours away from becoming US' 45th President, Barack Obama took to Facebook, shared his farewell...

2 days ago, 1:22am CST

Intolerance, Extremism are Major Security Threats: US Naval Commander

Intolerance, Extremism are Major Security Threats: US Naval Commander

Intolerance and religious extremism are major threats to global security, Admiral Michelle Howard, Commander of the US Naval F...

2 days ago, 10:39pm CST

Donald Trump Gains Second Twitter Account

Donald Trump Gains Second Twitter Account

Tomorrow, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. When he does, he will inherit the nation's...

2 days ago, 3:43pm CST

Rights Groups Accuse Facebook of 'racially biased Censorships'

Rights Groups Accuse Facebook of 'racially biased Censorships'

Accusing Facebook of racial bias in hate speech censorships, 77 advocacy groups have written a letter to the social media gian...

3 days ago, 12:33am CST

Snowden Granted Two More Years in Russia

Snowden Granted Two More Years in Russia

Edward Snowden's leave to stay in Russia has been extended until 2020, according to CNN and Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswom...

3 days ago, 8:27pm CST

President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning and Many Others

President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning and Many Others

President Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning’s sentence, according to the New York Times. While it isn't actually a pardon, the...

4 days ago, 5:59pm CST

Facebook Tackles Fake News in Germany

Facebook Tackles Fake News in Germany

To combat the spread of fake news, Facebook is introducing new tools in Germany that would enable users to flag potentially fa...

6 days ago, 12:54am CST

Emotional Joe Biden Surprised with Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Emotional Joe Biden Surprised with Presidential Medal Of Freedom

President Barack Obama surprised an extremely emotional Vice President Joe Biden earlier today by presenting him with the highe...

Jan 12 2017, 4:48pm CST

How to Watch President Obama's Farewell Address

How to Watch President Obama's Farewell Address

Barack Obama left for Chicago earlier. Soon he will head to McCormick Place to give his farewell address, a week before Donald...

Jan 10 2017, 5:54pm CST

Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death

Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death

Dylann Roof, 22, has been sentenced to death for killing 9 black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina.In order to sentence...

Jan 10 2017, 4:45pm CST

US Military Turns Bullets into Flowers

US Military Turns Bullets into Flowers

There is a lot of attention paid to the amount of damage a bullet can cause when it hits its intended purpose, but not a lot of...

Jan 10 2017, 10:41am CST

Legal System not Prepared to Deal with new Personal Technology: RAND Report

Legal System not Prepared to Deal with new Personal Technology: RAND Report

Fitness trackers and smartphones that record users' daily activities are now likely to be used increasingly in criminal invest...

Jan 10 2017, 12:34am CST

Is Hillary Clinton Running for Mayor of NYC?

Is Hillary Clinton Running for Mayor of NYC?

Sometimes rumors pop up on the internet and you aren't really sure where they came from. On Friday, you have may have spotted #...

Jan 9 2017, 2:48pm CST

Two Samsung Executives Questioned over South Korean Influence-peddling Scandal

Two Samsung Executives Questioned over South Korean Influence-peddling Scandal

Two senior Samsung executives on Monday questioned by investigators as they accelerated the probe into allegations surrounding...

Jan 9 2017, 1:07am CST

Hacker CyberZeist Breaches FBI Website: Report

Hacker CyberZeist Breaches FBI Website: Report

A hacker has claimed to have breached the US Federal Bureau of Investigation's website and leaked personal account information...

Jan 5 2017, 2:40am CST

Donald Trump Will Keep His Twitter Account

Donald Trump Will Keep His Twitter Account

If you thought that Donald Trump was going to stop using his personal Twitter once 2017 hit, you were wrong.He will continue to...

Jan 2 2017, 3:01pm CST

Trump Signs Inauguration Performers

Trump Signs Inauguration Performers

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has agreed to sing at Donald Trump's inauguration, and not everyone is happy about it. Best known f...

Dec 22 2016, 9:32pm CST

China Restricts Sharing of 'Unofficial' Videos on Social Media

China Restricts Sharing of 'Unofficial' Videos on Social Media

China has banned its internet users from sharing on the social media videos that are not from official sources, media reports...

Dec 21 2016, 9:35am CST

EU's highest Court Rules Against Britain's Snooper's Charter

EU's highest Court Rules Against Britain's Snooper's Charter

The European Union's highest court has ruled as illegal "general and indiscriminate retention" of emails and electronic commun...

Dec 21 2016, 9:32am CST

Syrian 'Twitter girl' safely Evacuated from Aleppo

Syrian 'Twitter girl' safely Evacuated from Aleppo

Seven-year-old Bana Alabed, who tweets with the help of her mother Fatemah about the war-torn Syria, has been safely evacuated...

Dec 20 2016, 12:27am CST

Google, Apple won't help Trump build Muslim Registry

Google, Apple won't help Trump build Muslim Registry

Soon after Facebook and Twitter clarified that they will not help US President-elect Donald Trump's idea of developing a Musli...

Dec 17 2016, 3:10pm CST

Twitter Not Invited by Trump Over failed Emoji Deal, Trump Denies

Twitter Not Invited by Trump Over failed Emoji Deal, Trump Denies

The reason behind Twitter's exclusion from a meeting between tech executives and US President-elect Donald Trump (see photos of...

Dec 15 2016, 2:31am CST

Absolute Vodka ad sparks controversy over Seoul protest image

Absolute Vodka ad sparks controversy over Seoul protest image

The use by a vodka brand of an aerial image of the recent mass protests against the South Korean President for an advertisement...

Dec 12 2016, 2:52am CST

Microsoft CEO Nadella among Top Tech Executives to meet Trump

Microsoft CEO Nadella among Top Tech Executives to meet Trump

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is among top-notch tech executives who are scheduled to meet US President-elect Donald Trump at Tru...

Dec 12 2016, 12:17am CST

Trump to pick Exxon CEO Tillerson as Secretary of State

Trump to pick Exxon CEO Tillerson as Secretary of State

US President-elect Donald Trump is expected to pick Exxon Mobil Chief Executive Rex Tillerson for the post of the Secretary of...

Dec 11 2016, 9:01pm CST

Russia Helped Trump Win, Says CIA; Obama orders Review

Russia Helped Trump Win, Says CIA; Obama orders Review

The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, an...

Dec 10 2016, 1:26pm CST

Donald Trump is Person Of The Year 2016

Donald Trump is Person Of The Year 2016

Time Magazine has announced Donald Trump as the Person of the Year....

Dec 7 2016, 7:39am CST

Tech Giants to Create shared Database against Terrorist Content

Tech Giants to Create shared Database against Terrorist Content

With an aim to limit online terrorist content, technology giants Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube said together they wo...

Dec 6 2016, 6:23pm CST

North Korea Hacks South Korea's Cyber Command

North Korea Hacks South Korea's Cyber Command

North Korea appears to have hacked South Korea's cyber command in what could be the latest cyber-attack against Seoul, the mil...

Dec 6 2016, 3:27am CST

Twitter won't Help to build Muslim Registry in US

Twitter won't Help to build Muslim Registry in US

Of the nine major tech giants, including Facebook, Apple and Google, only Twitter has declined to help if US President-elect Do...

Dec 5 2016, 12:14am CST

Donald Trump Will Be Able To Send You Texts - And You Can't Stop Him

Donald Trump Will Be Able To Send You Texts - And You Can't Stop Him

Sometimes we all appreciate a good message on our phones from someone we don't know - whether it is to warn us about an incomin...

Nov 30 2016, 3:49pm CST

Durex Safe Sex Emoji for World AIDS Day

Durex Safe Sex Emoji for World AIDS Day

Global sexual well-being brand Durex on Monday launched "Umbrella with Raindrops" as the unofficial safe sex emoji ahead of Wo...

Nov 28 2016, 4:03pm CST

Trump Tower Renamed to Dump Tower on Google Maps

Trump Tower Renamed to Dump Tower on Google Maps

Trump Tower in New York city turned into "Dump Tower" on Google Maps for a few hours, and its proper name was restored on the m...

Nov 27 2016, 3:04am CST

Reddit CEO Admits Changing Posts made by Trump Supporters on Reddit

Reddit CEO Admits Changing Posts made by Trump Supporters on Reddit

In a startling revelation, popular social media platform Reddit's Chief Executive Officer Steve Huffman has confessed to have...

Nov 25 2016, 11:30pm CST

Mark Zuckerberg wants APEC Countries to join Global Connectivity Revolution

Mark Zuckerberg wants APEC Countries to join Global Connectivity Revolution

In a keynote address to the APEC CEO Summit in Lima on Saturday, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, challenged the world to connec...

Nov 20 2016, 7:34am CST

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