Children’s entertainment giants like Jim Henson TV, DreamWorks, Sesame Street and programs like Thomas the Tank Engine are partnering with YouTube to push content on the new app. Educational programs like National Geographic Kids and YouTube stars like vlogger Hank…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO — Responding to unprecedented data breaches and cyberattacks, President Barack Obama is trying to spark alliances between policymakers who want to regulate the online world and tech innovators who traditionally shun Beltway bureaucracies.
By Marina Lopes
Facebook, the site where members carefully curate memories of life’s most important milestones, announced Thursday it will allow users to put their online affairs in order and decide what happens to their profiles once their status can no…
By Joshua Barajas
Psy's horse-galloping music video "Gangnam Style" exceeded YouTube's view limit, a potential problem Google, which owns the video service, said it anticipated months ago.
By Anna Christiansen
Google has ousted Apple as the leading supplier of educational devices to schools, pushing Apple's popular iPad tablet into second place.
By Rialda Zukic
Some new, more diverse faces may soon be used for emoji symbols, after a push for more racial diversity earlier this year by smartphone users gained traction with developers.
By Justin Scuiletti
Three 16-year-old high school girls hailing from Ireland claimed the top prize for Google's 2014 Science Fair with a project that aims to solve the food crisis -- with the help of bacteria.
By Corinne Segal
In Long Island, drivers hooked on their phones could soon see new penalties for distracted driving. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice has proposed the use of a “kill switch” to disable the phone of someone who has been convicted…
By Colleen Shalby
In an effort to make the Internet a safer place, Google will prioritize secure websites in search results, giving a boost to those URLs with an "https" -- "s" as in "secure" -- over "http."…
The move comes after Google notified British media outlets, The Guardian and the BBC that links to some articles would no longer be visible on their search engine after they received complaints to have the links removed.
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