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FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps

The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission has levied on a tech company
 

FaceApp is displayed on an iPhone Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in New York.

Myths and risks in app that gives you peek into older self

The rumor is, FaceApp might be able to see and upload all your photos, including screenshots with sensitive financial or health information

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Jr. poses for a photograph beside the U.S. flag on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission.

Man on the moon: Buzz Aldrin remembers the "magnificent desolation"

50 years after the moon landing, Buzz Aldrin remembers how he lived the moment

Be careful with what you accept in the terms & conditions on a website

Facebook, Google, and mobile or web apps can use your data and information at will, and you can not do anything to stop them

AP reporter holding a phone showing the Instagram app icon in San Francisco.

Instagram expands hiding 'likes' to make you happier

Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many "likes" people's posts receive as it tries to combat criticism

Three business women talking in a meeting

Only hiring women, a discriminatory action

A university in the Netherlands undertook to hire only women for 18 months, a method that has been highly criticized by some sectors of the population

Fotografía de la luna llena

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon

the U.S. space agency, private companies and other nations that will transform the moonscape in the coming decade

Moon landing in 1969

Here’s a fact: We went to the moon in 1969

Public opinion polls over the years have consistently shown roughly 5% to 6% of Americans believe the moon landing was faked

Estudiante usando en su computador

3 million US students don't have home internet

Students without internet at home are more likely to be students of color, from low-income families or in households with lower parental education levels

Mujer recogiendo plantas en un campo y sosteniendo una bolsa en su cabeza

Tech entrepreneurs seek to shatter stereotypes about women in farming

Women make up nearly half the global workforce in farming, but many say their contribution has long gone unrecognised, particularly in developing countries

A house is left damaged by an earthquake, triggered by a previous day quake, near the epicenter in Trona, California

Following two earthquakes, the searching for hidden tremors continues in Southern California

Ten times more earthquakes now detected in Southern California. The richer data set will allow scientists to gain a clearer picture of how seismic events affect the region

Profesor Yi-Chi Shih siendo detenido por la policía

A UCLA professor faces 219 years in prison for smuggling chips with military applications to China

A UCLA professor and electrical engineer was found guilty of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act

Man driving a car

The Pros and Cons of in-car personal assistants

Smartphone personal assistants, such as Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant, can be used for a variety of tasks

Artificial intelligence and augmented reality revolutionize makeup practices

Artificial intelligence and augmented reality have created a more personalized and revolutionary makeup
 

Personajes de la saga de Harry Potter y capturas de pantalla del juego Harry Potter Wizards Unite

Harry Potter Wizards Unite takes you to the magical world

Are you a Harry Potter lover? With the new augmented reality game, you can enjoy yourself as if you were inside the magical world

Impresora laser portatil y tratamiento dermatológico con laser

How laser revolutionized the technology of everyday objects

The perfection of the laser has evolved widely diverse fields such as health and industry making them more effective, faster and less invasive

Asteroide acercándose a la tierra

All you need to know about Asteroid Lu

Discovered by NASA last May, the asteroid measures between 85 and 193.5 feet wide and will approach 985 thousand miles away

Máquina de extracción de petróleo en un desierto y la bandera de Colombia

The new method to extract oil with nanoparticles is Colombian

The Latin American country has the first patent in the world to extract oil with nanoparticles. Here we tell you what you should know about it

Tirilla de compra y Control de PS4 azul y de Xbox verde en un fondo de una tienda

PS4 and Xbox One: how to know when to buy or change your console?

In 2019 would come new improvements for the current consoles of fourth generation of Sony and Microsoft

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What does the alliance between Russia and Huawei mean?

The Chinese company will coordinate with the Slavic country to develop 5G technology

 

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