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April 24, 2024 at 1:03 PM

Cisco Systems joins Microsoft, IBM in Vatican pledge to ensure ethical use and development of AI

Tech giant Cisco Systems has joined Microsoft and IBM in signing onto a Vatican-sponsored pledge to ensure artificial intelligence is developed and used ethically
April 24, 2024 at 1:03 PM
April 24, 2024 at 2:39 AM

Police arrest suspect in kidnapping case captured on doorbell camera

A kidnapping suspect was arrested in Oregon after home security footage appeared to show a woman being carried away against her will.
April 24, 2024 at 2:39 AM
Police arrest suspect in kidnapping case captured on doorbell camera
April 23, 2024 at 9:48 PM

Kidnapping suspect arrested after doorbell camera shows woman carried away

A kidnapping suspect has been arrested after video on an Oregon home security camera appeared to show a woman being carried away against her will.
April 23, 2024 at 9:48 PM
Kidnapping suspect arrested after doorbell camera shows woman carried away
April 20, 2024 at 7:58 PM

A bill that could ban TikTok advances to the Senate. What’s next?

The House has approved legislation that would ban TikTok if its Beijing-based parent company doesn’t divest from the popular social media platform, escalating the fight over the hot-button issue
April 20, 2024 at 7:58 PM
Bill that could lead to a US TikTok ban is gaining momentum. Here's what to know
April 19, 2024 at 2:01 AM

Surprising ways in which data surveillance and constant algorithms impact society

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with authors Aram Sinnreich and Jesse Gilbert about their book "The Secret Life of Data: Navigating Hype and Uncertainty In The Age of Algorithmic Digital Surveillance."
April 19, 2024 at 2:01 AM
Surprising ways in which data surveillance and constant algorithms impact society
April 18, 2024 at 11:36 PM

Authorities investigate 911 outages across four states

Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota and Texas residents couldn’t make 911 calls Thursday. Las Vegas police say it took two hours before service was restored.
April 18, 2024 at 11:36 PM
Authorities investigate 911 outages across four states
April 15, 2024 at 6:46 PM

Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas

The Biden administration has reached an agreement to provide up to $6.4 billion in direct funding for Samsung Electronics to develop a computer chip manufacturing and research cluster in Texas
April 15, 2024 at 6:46 PM
Biden admin agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips
April 12, 2024 at 1:02 AM

Instagram begins blurring nudity in messages to protect teens and fight sexual extortion

Instagram says it’s deploying new tools to protect young people and combat sexual extortion
April 12, 2024 at 1:02 AM
April 9, 2024 at 4:33 PM

Google launches ‘Find My Device’ feature

The Android update will help you find your lost phone even if it's offline.
April 9, 2024 at 4:33 PM
Google launches ‘Find My Device’ feature
April 8, 2024 at 8:21 PM

AI use for hiring, firing employees 'problematic,' NYU professor says

Author and journalist Hilke Schellmann about the use of AI by companies and her book “The Algorithm: How AI Decides Who Gets Hired, Monitored, Promoted & Fired."
April 8, 2024 at 8:21 PM
AI use for hiring, firing employees a growing concern, NYU professor says
April 5, 2024 at 8:39 PM

IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute unveil quantum computer?

The IBM Quantum System One is the first-ever IBM quantum computer on a university campus.
April 5, 2024 at 8:39 PM
IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute unveil quantum computer?
April 5, 2024 at 1:29 PM

What's after AI? The next watershed technology could be quantum computing

"Companies are betting billions of dollars on this field," one expert said.
April 5, 2024 at 1:29 PM
What's after AI? The next watershed technology could be quantum computing
April 4, 2024 at 10:00 PM

Parents share warning after son spends $4,000 playing video games

Parents Michael and Jennifer Ferri are sharing a warning after they learned their son unintentionally charged $4,000 on their credit card while playing video games.
April 4, 2024 at 10:00 PM
Parents share warning after son spends $4,000 playing video games
April 3, 2024 at 12:44 PM

Amazon switches to self-checkout kiosks

The company is getting rid of the “Just Walk Out” technology at its U.S. grocery stores.
April 3, 2024 at 12:44 PM
Amazon switches to self-checkout kiosks
1 month ago

Viral TikTok star, financial columnist among those caught up in deceptive schemes

"Impact x Nightline" takes a look at some of the most sensational stories of people getting played by phony people online.
1 month ago
Viral TikTok star, financial columnist among those caught up in deceptive schemes
1 month ago

Why is the Biden administration going after Big Tech?

A lawsuit against Apple this week followed cases against other tech titans.
1 month ago
Why is the Biden administration going after Big Tech?
2 months ago

Facebook, Instagram and Threads outage: 'We resolved the issue'

Meta previously said users were "having trouble accessing our services."
2 months ago
Meta spokesperson acknowledges reports of outages: 'We resolved the issue'
2 months ago

Mom tries VR headset for the first time

Join this mom on her first VR journey with an Apple Vision Pro headset, where she encounters a dinosaur.
2 months ago
Mom tries VR headset for the first time
2 months ago

Kara Swisher on the 'good guys' and 'bad guys' of the tech world

Award-winning journalist Kara Swisher shares insights on the state of tech from her new memoir, “Burn Book: A Tech Love Story,” and weighs in on the role of AI in the 2024 election.
2 months ago
Kara Swisher on the 'good guys' and 'bad guys' of the tech world
2 months ago

Life on Mars: How volunteers in NASA's Mars simulator will live for a year

NASA's CHAPEA program is currently recruiting qualified individuals for its second of three yearlong simulated missions.
2 months ago
How volunteers in NASA's Mars simulator will live for a year
2 months ago

To lead on AI, US needs to lead on computer chips, commerce secretary says

"We need to make these chips in America," Gina Raimondo said.
2 months ago
To lead on AI, US needs to lead on computer chips, commerce secretary says
2 months ago

AT&T outage caused by software update, company says

AT&T outage impacting US customers prompts investigation into possible cyberattack.
2 months ago
AT&T outage caused by software update, company says
2 months ago

Tens of thousands of AT&T customers hit with outages

Federal agencies are investigating whether the AT&T outage was caused by a cyberattack.
2 months ago
Tens of thousands of AT&T customers hit with outages
2 months ago

Major AT&T outage hits cellular customers

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis has the latest on the network outage and what the company is saying.
2 months ago
Major AT&T outage hits cellular customers
2 months ago

Nintendo shares slip after Switch successor delayed

Shares of Nintendo are slipping after reports that the next generation of the Switch is being delayed.
2 months ago
Nintendo shares slip after Switch successor delayed
3 months ago

Fitness trackers can help monitor health for some people, but can exacerbate disordered eating for others

Medical experts say that fitness-tracking watches and similar devices can do more harm than good as they may push a user to extreme levels.
3 months ago
The pros and cons of wearable technology
3 months ago

Pros and cons of wearable technology

ABC News Medical Correspondent Dr. Darien Sutton reports on the benefits of wearable technology and some drawbacks users can experience when tracking data like steps and sleep.
3 months ago
Pros and cons of wearable technology
3 months ago

AI-Generated: How nonconsensual deepfake porn targets women

Experts say a large majority of AI-generated videos are pornographic, nonconsensual and include more women than men.
3 months ago
AI-Generated: How nonconsensual deepfake porn targets women
3 months ago

Zuckerberg apologizes to families of kids harmed online as Senate grills tech CEOs

Top social media CEOs testified before Congress in a hearing intended to drum up support for federal legislation to safeguard children from the online world.
3 months ago
Zuckerberg apologizes to families of kids harmed online as Senate grills tech CEOs
3 months ago

Tech CEOs grilled over kids’ safety

A Senate committee accused chief executives of Meta, X, TikTok, Snap and Discord of failing to protect kids. ABC News’ Em Nguyen reports on what’s next in the fight for new regulations.
3 months ago
Tech CEOs grilled over kids’ safety
3 months ago

Tech executives grilled on Capitol Hill over child exploitation

CEOs for some of the most popular digital platforms acknowledged shortfalls and highlighted efforts they've taken to improve them during the four-hour grilling before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
3 months ago
Tech executives grilled on Capitol Hill over child exploitation
3 months ago

Social media execs grilled on Capitol Hill

Senators on both sides of the aisle questioned Mark Zuckerberg and his fellow social media company CEOs about the threat their platforms pose to children.
3 months ago
Social media execs grilled on Capitol Hill
3 months ago

Tech CEOs grilled during Senate hearing

Senators pushed tech CEOs to support federal legislation safeguarding children from digital threats.
3 months ago
Tech CEOs grilled during Senate hearing
3 months ago

A look at the impact social media has on kids

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Imran Ahmed, CEO and founder of Center for Countering Digital Hate, on the growing need for accountability from social media companies.
3 months ago
A look at the impact social media has on kids
3 months ago

What you need to know about Neuralink’s implantable brain chip

Elon Musk announced that his company Neuralink implanted a brain chip in a human. Neurologist Dr. Leah Croll discusses what the preliminary clinical study could mean for the future of health care.
3 months ago
What you need to know about Neuralink’s implantable brain chip
3 months ago

Social media CEOs under fire for alleged child exploitation

Top executives from Meta, TikTok, Snapchat and more appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday to defend their actions and businesses.
3 months ago
Social media CEOs under fire for alleged child exploitation
3 months ago

Tech CEOs to testify on Capitol Hill about child exploitation

Senators will grill the leaders of TikTok, Meta, Discord and X over the crisis of child exploitation online.
3 months ago
Tech CEOs to testify on Capitol Hill about child exploitation
3 months ago

Florida House of Representatives approves bill to ban social media for kids under 16

A Florida bill that would prohibit kids under 16 from signing up for most social media platforms has passed the state House of Representatives.
3 months ago
Florida House of Representatives approves bill to ban social media for kids under 16
3 months ago

Neurologist explains how new brain chip Neuralink works

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Dr. Leah Croll, assistant professor of neurology at Temple University, about Neuralink brain implant, which could allow control of smartphone or computer by thought.
3 months ago
Neurologist explains how new brain chip Neuralink works
3 months ago

Gamers turning to public domain to find the next big trend

Small game developers are turning to the public domain, a set of laws that designate when movies, artwork, music, and books become free to use.
3 months ago
Gamers turning to public domain to find the next big trend
3 months ago

What to know about Elon Musk’s Neuralink brain chip implant

Neuralink says its goal is to help people living with debilitating conditions, including paralysis, communicate and control external devices with their thoughts.
3 months ago
Elon Musk's Neuralink brain chip implant could be 'game changer'
3 months ago

Manhattan district attorney warns of fraud risk with finance apps

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is sounding the alarm on cash payment apps like Venmo and Zelle, warning of a growing number of incidents of fraud and theft.
3 months ago
Manhattan district attorney warns of fraud risk with finance apps
3 months ago

Deepfake Taylor Swift

Explicit and disturbing AI content of the superstar is flooding the internet and triggering a demand for action.
3 months ago
Deepfake Taylor Swift
3 months ago

New York City mayor declares social media an 'environmental toxin'

New York City is classifying social media as a "public health hazard," Mayor Eric Adams announced on Wednesday during his State of the City address.
3 months ago
New York City mayor declares social media an 'environmental toxin'
3 months ago

Venmo, Zelle, Cash App leaving users vulnerable to fraud: Manhattan DA

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg put Venmo, Zelle and Cash App on notice for leaving users vulnerable to fraud. He has requested meetings with the companies.
3 months ago
Venmo, Zelle, Cash App leaving users vulnerable to fraud: Manhattan DA
3 months ago

A new warning about payment app theft

The Manhattan district attorney says theft is "skyrocketing" at peer-to-peer payment apps like Venmo, Zelle, PayPal and Cash App.
3 months ago
A new warning about payment app theft
3 months ago

Could a solar storm this week cause tech disruptions? NOAA expert explains

Earth is in the midst of a moderate solar storm -- but will it be strong enough to cause technology disruptions?
3 months ago
The northern lights could be visible in these parts of the US this week
3 months ago

App provides opportunities for those living with disabilities

Billy Blanks Jr. created an app that provides fitness and life skills for those living with a disability.
3 months ago
App provides opportunities for those living with disabilities
3 months ago

Samsung S24 series smartphone is packed with new AI tools

The newly unveiled smartphone offers foreign language interpretation and a titanium frame.
3 months ago
Samsung S24 series smartphone is packed with new AI tools
3 months ago

Unpacking the standouts and latest in tech at the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke to Brian Cooley, editor at large for CNET, to discuss the latest in innovation and technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
3 months ago
Unpacking the standouts and latest in tech at the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show
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