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For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in a single day, according to founder Mark Zuckerberg.

The Pentagon announced the FlexTech Alliance, a group of 162 companies and universities including Apple, Boeing, and Harvard University.

Iowa's new digital driver's license raises privacy concerns as critics question the need to collect residents' personal information all in one place.

The Jamaican Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter had an encounter this week with recent technology. The outcome was probably not what he was expecting.

Google has rejected the European Commission's charges that the company harmed consumers and producers by distorting Internet search results to favor its own shopping service. 

The photo-sharing app Instagram will, for the first time, allow users to post photographs in a portrait and landscape format.

Select users are testing M, Facebook Messenger's digital assistant service that uses both human and artificial intelligence.

A North Dakota law allows police to outfit drones with 'less-than-lethal' weapons including stun guns and tear gas. The bill's original sponsor says he didn't want weapons of any kind on drones, but that the state law enforcement lobby altered the bill's language.

Backed by a Kickstarter campaign, SmartHalo pairs a device and a smartphone app to allow bikers hands-free navigation and notification alerts. 

Google's online video giant launched a new gaming site Wednesday, a year after failing to acquire the streaming video service Twitch.

Bjørn Nyland nearly doubled the expected mileage for a Tesla Model S. Mr. Nyland used "hypermiling" techniques, such as driving at slow speeds and coasting to a stop when necessary, to make his Model S as efficient as possible.

A new report around mobile phone etiquette highlights technology’s impact on social interactions and how Americans are negotiating norms around the use of their devices in public places.

Sony unveils its new drone just weeks after reporting a massively profitable first quarter – after posting losses for six of the past seven years.

MIT researchers created MultiFab, a relatively inexpensive 3-D printer that can print out lenses, fiber-optics, and fabric.

With the FAA reporting that hundreds of planes nearly avoided in-air collisions with drones, there’s renewed pressure to nail down the laws that govern these personal flying devices.

The Air Force just updated the classic WWII propaganda slogan for the modern era: 'Loose tweets destroy fleets.' Social media allows soldiers to stay connected with family, but this new notice reminds them to do so carefully.

CEO Daniel Ek blogged on how terms of a newly announced privacy policy weren't made clear to subscribers. 

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has ordered Google to remove links to nine news articles about a 'right to be forgotten' request. Google says the stories are in the public interest, but the ICO argues that they defeat the point of the original request.

Samsung is hoping to snag a larger share of the US cellphone market with a tantalizing offer to try the companies newest phones for a single dollar.

Trisha Prabhu says kids aren't evil – they just don't know how to stop and think before hitting 'send' on a cruel message. Enter: ReThink.

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