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January 17, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Tara John, CNN (CNN) -- YouTube has banned users from sharing videos of dangerous pranks on its platform because of concerns about challenges that put people's lives in jeopardy. The US-based website, which is owned by Google, updated its guidelines Tuesday and said it will not allow the upload...
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Egg dethrones Kylie Jenner
Instagram
January 14, 2019 - 2:02 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — An egg just got over easy on Instagram. A photo of an ordinary, brown egg has broken Kylie Jenner's record for most-liked photo. The picture was posted Jan. 4 with the caption: "Let's set a world record together and get the most liked post on Instagram. Beating the...
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There's more evidence of a correlation between depression and social media use among teenagers. A recent study in the UK finds girls spend more time on social media than boys, and they are more likely to display signs of depression linked to their time on
Dreamstime
Suzanne Monaghan
January 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's more evidence of a correlation between depression and social media use among teenagers. A recent study in the UK finds girls spend more time on social media than boys, and they are more likely to display signs of depression linked to their time online. The...
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In this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo, people pass an AT&T store in New York's Times Square. AT&T says it will stop selling customer location data to data brokers, as the telecom industry faces backlash that the data has been used improperly.
AP Photo/Richard Drew, file
January 10, 2019 - 9:44 pm
(AP) — AT&T says it will stop selling all location data from mobile phones to brokers following a report that companies are still selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge. Last year, AT&T and other carriers pledged to stop providing location information to...
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January 7, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Jessica Conditt tries Olay's electromagnetic FaceWand at Digital Experience, a media preview event at the Mirage Events Center.
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Ian Bush
January 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To help you look the fairest of them all, beauty companies hope you'll turn not to a mirror on the wall but instead, some of the innovations they're showing off at CES in Las Vegas. You can print away blemishes on your skin with Opté , a handheld wand made by Procter...
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A demonstration of the smartphone "Second Chance" app, which uses sound waves to measure breathing. In first-step testing reported Jan. 9, 2019, the device detected early breathing problems in some people who’d just injected illegal drugs.
Mark Stone/University of Washington via AP
January 09, 2019 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Too often people die of an opioid overdose because no one's around to notice they're in trouble. Now scientists are creating a smartphone app that beams sound waves to measure breathing — and summon help if it stops. The app is still experimental. But in a novel test, the "Second...
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January 7, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Shanie \"Smash\" Rusth demonstrates the Fight Camp at Digital Experience, a media preview event at the Mirage Events Center.
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Ian Bush
January 09, 2019 - 5:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (KYW Newsradio) — If you want to get, or stay, in shape, some innovations from the CES tech show in Las Vegas might deserve a place in your home gym. FightCamp includes a freestanding punching bag along with hand wraps and a workout mat, but the brains are inside the boxing gloves...
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This Nov. 1, 2017 file photo shows prints of some of the Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and stir up tensions around divisive social issues, released by members of the U.S. House Intelligence committee.
Jon Elswick/AP, File
January 09, 2019 - 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharing false information on Facebook is old. People over 65 and ultra conservatives shared about seven times more fake information masquerading as news on the social media site than younger adults, moderates and super liberals during the 2016 election season, a new study finds...
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Facebook ended 2018 plagued by negative headlines about data privacy and controversial PR tactics.
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January 09, 2019 - 9:05 am
By Seth Fiegerman, CNN Business (CNN) -- In 2018, Mark Zuckerberg made it his New Year's resolution to fix Facebook. Then Facebook ended the year plagued by negative headlines about data privacy and controversial PR tactics. Zuckerberg's 2019 resolution may prove challenging too. Instead of...
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New parents can get some downtime without all the worry, thanks to new innovations that can keep a close eye on an infant, as some of the products being shown off at the annual CES tech show in Las Vegas show.
Dreamstime
Ian Bush
January 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
LAS VEGAS (KYW Newsradio) — New parents can get some downtime without all the worry, thanks to new innovations that can keep a close eye on an infant, as some of the products being shown off at the annual CES tech show in Las Vegas show. Smarts come to the crib with a waterproof mat and sensor from...
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