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  • Dept. of Justice Seeks to Stop Deal

    Dept. of Justice Seeks to Stop Deal

    Monday, November 20 2017 8:37 PM EST2017-11-21 01:37:39 GMT

    AT&T is being sued by the government over its $85 billion bid for Time Warner.  The government is seeking to block the deal because it says the takeover could lead to higher bills for consumers and less innovation in the industry.

    AT&T is being sued by the government over its $85 billion bid for Time Warner.  The government is seeking to block the deal because it says the takeover could lead to higher bills for consumers and less innovation in the industry.

  • $500 Million Museum of the Bible

    $500 Million Museum of the Bible

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:03 PM EST2017-11-18 02:03:08 GMT

    The long-awaited Museum of the Bible is opening in Washington.  The $500 million museum traces the history and extensive influence of the Bible. The building includes restaurants, a theater and clear views of the Washington Monument and Capitol.
     

    The long-awaited Museum of the Bible is opening in Washington.  The $500 million museum traces the history and extensive influence of the Bible. The building includes restaurants, a theater and clear views of the Washington Monument and Capitol.
     

  • Facebook, Google, Twitter to fight fake news with 'trust indicators'

    Facebook, Google, Twitter to fight fake news with 'trust indicators'

    Thursday, November 16 2017 8:42 PM EST2017-11-17 01:42:04 GMT

    Facebook, Google and Twitter have now committed to using new "trust indicators" to help users better vet the reliability of publications in their news feeds.
     

    Facebook, Google and Twitter have now committed to using new "trust indicators" to help users better vet the reliability of publications in their news feeds.
     

  • Mozilla Launches Firefox Quantum

    Mozilla Launches Firefox Quantum

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:04 PM EST2017-11-16 02:04:27 GMT

    Mozilla introduced the new Firefox – Firefox Quantum, its fastest browser to-date.

    Mozilla introduced the new Firefox – Firefox Quantum, its fastest browser to-date.

  • Swallow Your Digital Pill

    Swallow Your Digital Pill

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:56 AM EST2017-11-15 14:56:04 GMT

    In what could be a game changer in health industry, the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first ever drug tracker pill. The landmark regulatory clearance underscores the high-tech evolution in how drugs are delivered into the body.  Specifically, this pill will let doctors know whether you've taken your Abilify pills. 

    In what could be a game changer in health industry, the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first ever drug tracker pill. The landmark regulatory clearance underscores the high-tech evolution in how drugs are delivered into the body.  Specifically, this pill will let doctors know whether you've taken your Abilify pills. 

  • Tillman’s Corner Wal-Mart Digital Make-up

    Tillman’s Corner Wal-Mart Digital Make-up

    Friday, November 10 2017 9:22 PM EST2017-11-11 02:22:15 GMT

    The Tillman’s Corner Wall-Mart Supercenter at 5245 S. Rangeline Service Road is one of the first stores in the country to unveil a variety of exciting new interactive features into its deli, beauty and other departments across the store. Part of a store-wide remodel, these innovations are aimed at saving customers time and money while testing new ways to integrate the digital and brick-and-mortar shopping experience. 

    The Tillman’s Corner Wall-Mart Supercenter at 5245 S. Rangeline Service Road is one of the first stores in the country to unveil a variety of exciting new interactive features into its deli, beauty and other departments across the store. Part of a store-wide remodel, these innovations are aimed at saving customers time and money while testing new ways to integrate the digital and brick-and-mortar shopping experience. 

  • Wizards Unite in AR Game

    Wizards Unite in AR Game

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:35 PM EST2017-11-10 03:35:00 GMT

    Following the extreme success of Pokemon GO, Niantic Labs has its latest augmented reality title that will totally have fans of J.K. Rowling's literary works super thrilled. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will let you step into the wizarding world via AR.  The Harry Potter stories have captured imaginations around the globe for more than 20 years.

    Following the extreme success of Pokemon GO, Niantic Labs has its latest augmented reality title that will totally have fans of J.K. Rowling's literary works super thrilled. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will let you step into the wizarding world via AR.  The Harry Potter stories have captured imaginations around the globe for more than 20 years.

  • Humans Take Back Seat in Self-Driving cars

    Humans Take Back Seat in Self-Driving cars

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:00 PM EST2017-11-09 02:00:50 GMT

    It's another step toward taking the human element out of cars. The self-driving car company created by Google has decided to pull the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel of its test vehicles.

    It's another step toward taking the human element out of cars. The self-driving car company created by Google has decided to pull the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel of its test vehicles.

  • Twitter doubles tweet limit to 280 characters

    Twitter doubles tweet limit to 280 characters

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 9:00 PM EST2017-11-08 02:00:28 GMT

    Twitter is ending its iconic 140 character limit.  The San Francisco-based company rolled out a 280 character limit for most of its users Tuesday. 

    Twitter is ending its iconic 140 character limit.  The San Francisco-based company rolled out a 280 character limit for most of its users Tuesday. 

  • Broadcom offers $130 Billion for Qualcomm

    Broadcom offers $130 Billion for Qualcomm

    Monday, November 6 2017 9:11 PM EST2017-11-07 02:11:01 GMT

    One of the largest deals in United States business history could be afoot.  Broadcom has made a $130 billion unsolicited bid to buy Qualcomm. If the deal goes through, it would combine a pair of chip-making behemoths in Wi-Fi and wireless.  

    One of the largest deals in United States business history could be afoot.  Broadcom has made a $130 billion unsolicited bid to buy Qualcomm. If the deal goes through, it would combine a pair of chip-making behemoths in Wi-Fi and wireless.  

  • YouTube Kids App Gets New Look

    YouTube Kids App Gets New Look

    Thursday, November 2 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-11-03 00:44:55 GMT

    YouTube is all about creating your own space, but for kids you have to make sure that space is age appropriate. YouTube Kids, a video app for kids ages 12 and under, is out with a new look through an update that includes new features like individual profiles.  

    YouTube is all about creating your own space, but for kids you have to make sure that space is age appropriate. YouTube Kids, a video app for kids ages 12 and under, is out with a new look through an update that includes new features like individual profiles.  

  • Amazon In-Home Delivery

    Amazon In-Home Delivery

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-10-26 01:18:39 GMT

    Would you let a stranger in your house to drop off a package? Amazon hopes so.  The online retailer will launch a service next month called Amazon Key that would allow delivery people walk into your home to drop off a box when you're not there. 

    Would you let a stranger in your house to drop off a package? Amazon hopes so.  The online retailer will launch a service next month called Amazon Key that would allow delivery people walk into your home to drop off a box when you're not there. 

  • Take a Walk on Mars from your Living Room!

    Take a Walk on Mars from your Living Room!

    Friday, October 20 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-10-21 02:50:54 GMT

    Thanks to new technology  from Google and NASA you've got a chance to take a walk on Mars.

    Thanks to new technology  from Google and NASA you've got a chance to take a walk on Mars.

  • Apps to Up Your Halloween Fun

    Apps to Up Your Halloween Fun

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-10-20 00:50:27 GMT

    Tis the season for Tricks-or-Treats, Jack-O-Lanterns and scary ghosts.  If you're looking to up your Halloween fun, here are four apps you may want to consider.  ..

    Tis the season for Tricks-or-Treats, Jack-O-Lanterns and scary ghosts.  If you're looking to up your Halloween fun, here are four apps you may want to consider.  ..

  • RIP AOL Instant Messenger

    RIP AOL Instant Messenger

    Friday, October 6 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-10-07 01:01:45 GMT

     AOL has announced that it is discontinuing its pioneering Instant Messenger chat platform after 20 years of service.      An article on AOL's website posted Friday says AOL Instant Messenger will be discontinued on Dec. 15.  

     AOL has announced that it is discontinuing its pioneering Instant Messenger chat platform after 20 years of service.      An article on AOL's website posted Friday says AOL Instant Messenger will be discontinued on Dec. 15.  

  • Google Unveils a Whole Collection of New Gadgets

    Google Unveils a Whole Collection of New Gadgets

    Thursday, October 5 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-10-06 00:10:44 GMT

    Google has pulled the curtain off a whole collection of new gadgets. The company revealed on Wednesday its latest hardware products at a press event in San Francisco, including the Pixel 2 smartphone, futuristic headphones and two new smart speakers. It included a number of nods to Apple, including killing the headphone jack on its Pixel phones. 

    Google has pulled the curtain off a whole collection of new gadgets. The company revealed on Wednesday its latest hardware products at a press event in San Francisco, including the Pixel 2 smartphone, futuristic headphones and two new smart speakers. It included a number of nods to Apple, including killing the headphone jack on its Pixel phones. 

  • Snapchat's New AR Filters

    Snapchat's New AR Filters

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-10-04 00:29:04 GMT

    Snapchat is bringing pop art to its platform. On Tuesday, Snap announced a new partnership with artist Jeff Koons, known for his stainless steel sculptures of balloon animals. The collaboration is part of Snapchat's Lens feature which lets users animate videos and photos, such as adding a flower crown to their head. 

    Snapchat is bringing pop art to its platform. On Tuesday, Snap announced a new partnership with artist Jeff Koons, known for his stainless steel sculptures of balloon animals. The collaboration is part of Snapchat's Lens feature which lets users animate videos and photos, such as adding a flower crown to their head. 

  • Mozilla, Firefox Quantum

    Mozilla, Firefox Quantum

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-09-28 02:54:02 GMT

    Browser maker Mozilla hopes to regain some momentum with the release of a souped-up version of its flagship Firefox browser. Mozilla released a test version of its upcoming Firefox Quantum web browser this week in preparation for its upcoming official debut in November.  T

    Browser maker Mozilla hopes to regain some momentum with the release of a souped-up version of its flagship Firefox browser. Mozilla released a test version of its upcoming Firefox Quantum web browser this week in preparation for its upcoming official debut in November.  T

  • More Characters on Twitter

    More Characters on Twitter

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-09-27 01:03:39 GMT
    Don't look now, but the tweets you see in your Twitter feed are expanding.   The company is testing 280-character tweets.  That's double the current max.  So, could this mean the site's iconic 140-character limit for tweets may be on the way out? Twitter's character limit is a holdover from the app's early days when tweets were sent as texts, which were limited to 160 characters.  It has since become one of the product's most defining characteristics. Altho...
    Don't look now, but the tweets you see in your Twitter feed are expanding.   The company is testing 280-character tweets.  That's double the current max.  So, could this mean the site's iconic 140-character limit for tweets may be on the way out? Twitter's character limit is a holdover from the app's early days when tweets were sent as texts, which were limited to 160 characters.  It has since become one of the product's most defining characteristics. Altho...
  • Social Security Number as ID, why?

    Social Security Number as ID, why?

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-09-14 03:22:53 GMT

    The Equifax breach compromised the personal data of as many as 143 million Americans. Among the data exposed: Social Security numbers. Criminals can use your Social Security number to steal your identity. They can open bank accounts and credit cards or apply for a loan. Hackers can also get ahold of your tax refund or get medical treatment under your name. 

    The Equifax breach compromised the personal data of as many as 143 million Americans. Among the data exposed: Social Security numbers. Criminals can use your Social Security number to steal your identity. They can open bank accounts and credit cards or apply for a loan. Hackers can also get ahold of your tax refund or get medical treatment under your name. 

  • Apple's new iPhone, Watch, and TV unveiled

    Apple's new iPhone, Watch, and TV unveiled

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-09-13 03:31:26 GMT

    Ten years after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple is revealing its latest edition of the iPhone at its annual press conference inside the Steve Jobs Theater. The short of it...the iPhone 8 devices pack a powerful punch!  

    Ten years after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple is revealing its latest edition of the iPhone at its annual press conference inside the Steve Jobs Theater. The short of it...the iPhone 8 devices pack a powerful punch!  

  • What to expect for Apple's I Day

    What to expect for Apple's I Day

    Monday, September 11 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-09-12 03:13:07 GMT

    Apple is expected to sell its fanciest iPhone yet for $1,000, crossing into a new financial frontier that will test how much consumers are willing to pay for a device that's become an indispensable part of modern life.

    Apple is expected to sell its fanciest iPhone yet for $1,000, crossing into a new financial frontier that will test how much consumers are willing to pay for a device that's become an indispensable part of modern life.

  • Equifax cyber security breach, were you affected in the hack?

    Equifax cyber security breach, were you affected in the hack?

    Friday, September 8 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-09-08 19:15:29 GMT

    You may have never used Equifax yourself, or even heard of it, but the credit reporting agency could still have a treasure trove of your personal information. And now, it seems cyber criminals have accessed that sensitive information -- including names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses and the numbers of some driver's licenses.  

    You may have never used Equifax yourself, or even heard of it, but the credit reporting agency could still have a treasure trove of your personal information. And now, it seems cyber criminals have accessed that sensitive information -- including names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses and the numbers of some driver's licenses.  

  • Retail Box Subscriptions

    Retail Box Subscriptions

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-09-06 00:00:58 GMT

    It seems your new favorite outfit may be found inside a box.  Services like Trunk Club , Stitch Fix, and Le Tote want to simplify shopping by giving consumers a more in-demand experience.

    It seems your new favorite outfit may be found inside a box.  Services like Trunk Club , Stitch Fix, and Le Tote want to simplify shopping by giving consumers a more in-demand experience.

  • Mediacom Begins Rollout of Gigabit Service in Gulf Coast

    Mediacom Begins Rollout of Gigabit Service in Gulf Coast

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-08-31 02:28:52 GMT

    Mediacom has announced it's bringing 1 Gig Internet speeds to South Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. As a result, homes and businesses in 55 Gulf Coast communities passed by Mediacom’s fiber-rich digital network now have access to download speeds that are up to 40 times faster than the minimum broadband definition set by the Federal Communications Commission. 

    Mediacom has announced it's bringing 1 Gig Internet speeds to South Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. As a result, homes and businesses in 55 Gulf Coast communities passed by Mediacom’s fiber-rich digital network now have access to download speeds that are up to 40 times faster than the minimum broadband definition set by the Federal Communications Commission. 

  • AR apps for the iPhone

    AR apps for the iPhone

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-08-30 00:51:41 GMT

    Augmented reality, the blending of the virtual and physical worlds, is getting a boost this fall as Apple enables it on hundreds of millions of devices. While software programmers are excited about the prospects, it's not yet clear whether people will be ready to give it a try. 

    Augmented reality, the blending of the virtual and physical worlds, is getting a boost this fall as Apple enables it on hundreds of millions of devices. While software programmers are excited about the prospects, it's not yet clear whether people will be ready to give it a try. 

  • Fitbit's All-new Designed Smartwatch

    Fitbit's All-new Designed Smartwatch

    Monday, August 28 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-08-29 01:02:53 GMT

    Fitbit is officially getting into the smartwatch business with the Fitbit Ionic.  It's not just an updated fitness watch, but a timepiece that offers third party apps like Accuweather, Starbucks, and Pandora, and other smart components.  

    Fitbit is officially getting into the smartwatch business with the Fitbit Ionic.  It's not just an updated fitness watch, but a timepiece that offers third party apps like Accuweather, Starbucks, and Pandora, and other smart components.  

  • App locks phone until teen replies

    App locks phone until teen replies

    Friday, August 25 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-08-26 02:16:31 GMT

    If you're a parent, you know how frustrating it can be when you send your son or daughter a text message and it takes them forever to respond. It's especially frustrating, when it seems like your kids are always glued to their phones.  So why is it they never respond to your texts? Well, a new app ensures kids can't ignore their parents' text messages. 

    If you're a parent, you know how frustrating it can be when you send your son or daughter a text message and it takes them forever to respond. It's especially frustrating, when it seems like your kids are always glued to their phones.  So why is it they never respond to your texts? Well, a new app ensures kids can't ignore their parents' text messages. 

  • Samsung New Phone

    Samsung New Phone

    Thursday, August 24 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-08-25 00:44:42 GMT

    Samsung is trying to move past last year's disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking - and lower battery capacity. And this time it's not trying to squeeze more battery power into each phone. 

    Samsung is trying to move past last year's disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking - and lower battery capacity. And this time it's not trying to squeeze more battery power into each phone. 

  • The Essential Phone

    The Essential Phone

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 11:18 PM EDT2017-08-23 03:18:02 GMT

    There's a new Android entering an already crowded smartphone market.  But this is your Essential smartphone.  Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, says the Essential smartphone is built with the consumer in mind.   

    There's a new Android entering an already crowded smartphone market.  But this is your Essential smartphone.  Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, says the Essential smartphone is built with the consumer in mind.   

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  • Friends say Airport Blvd shooting victim meant no harm

    Friends say Airport Blvd shooting victim meant no harm

    Monday, November 20 2017 4:50 PM EST2017-11-20 21:50:58 GMT
    We are learning more about the victim who was shot and killed on Airport Boulevard Saturday night. Justin Edwards, 24, was gunned down in a shopping center parking lot.  After a brief search the Mobile Police Department (MPD) arrested 20-year-old Ryland Kidd and his girlfriend 18-year-old Taylor Law. FOX10 talked to the victim's high school friend who said Edwards never meant harm to anyone.  "Total shock, and hurt" said Charles Miller, who attended PD Olin High ...
    We are learning more about the victim who was shot and killed on Airport Boulevard Saturday night. Justin Edwards, 24, was gunned down in a shopping center parking lot.  After a brief search the Mobile Police Department (MPD) arrested 20-year-old Ryland Kidd and his girlfriend 18-year-old Taylor Law. FOX10 talked to the victim's high school friend who said Edwards never meant harm to anyone.  "Total shock, and hurt" said Charles Miller, who attended PD Olin High ...
  • Canadian mother sentenced to 3 years in prison after child dies from strep throat

    Canadian mother sentenced to 3 years in prison after child dies from strep throat

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 6:03 AM EST2017-11-21 11:03:42 GMT
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    Canadian woman was sentenced to three years in prison after her 7-year-old son died from a treatable throat infection. 

    Canadian woman was sentenced to three years in prison after her 7-year-old son died from a treatable throat infection. 

  • 3 siblings taken from abusive household find forever family

    3 siblings taken from abusive household find forever family

    Monday, November 20 2017 11:21 PM EST2017-11-21 04:21:05 GMT

    A young boy who was nearly choked to death by his own father gets a happy ending to his story, for himself and his siblings.

    A young boy who was nearly choked to death by his own father gets a happy ending to his story, for himself and his siblings.

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