Technology

With a signature, Trump brings Space Force into being

When President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law Friday, he also created the newest military service and the first new service since the US Air Force came into being in 1947.

Now fake Facebook accounts are using fake faces

Artificially-generated faces of people who don't exist are being used to front fake Facebook accounts in an attempt to trick users and game the company's systems, the social media network said Friday. Experts who reviewed the accounts say it is the first time they have seen fake images like this being used at scale as part of a single social media campaign.

IAC may have found its next big thing after Match

So you met your dream partner on Tinder, got hitched and now plan on having kids. Internet conglomerate IAC, which just revealed plans Thursday to fully spin off Tinder parent Match, has you covered for what's next.

Sarah Sanders apologizes for tweet mocking Biden during debate

Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday apologized to former Vice President Joe Biden after mocking a debate moment where Biden -- who has been open about overcoming his own stutter -- appeared to imitate a stuttering child to relay how he connects to people.

JK Rowling under fire over transgender comments

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has come under fire for expressing support for a woman who lost an employment tribunal over comments she mad

Publishers prepare for new California law that puts limits on freelancers

Freelance journalists in California will either be out of work or face limitations on how much content they can produce for one publication. Those are seemingly the only options for media outlets that must soon abide by a California law, going into effect Jan. 1, that affects independent contractors.

From Instagram to TikTok: How social media evolved this decade

Shortly after midnight Pacific time on October 6, 2010, a new app built by a small team went live on Apple's App Store. Right away, they noticed people abroad signing up for the app, called Instagram; by 6 a.m. the startup was so overwhelmed with traffic that its servers reportedly melted down.

Tech workers rebel against powerful employers

In the lead-up to the holidays, as many people put up their final out-of-office replies for the year, workers at grocery-delivery startup Instacart are fighting for their livelihoods.

Self-driving cars: Hype-filled decade ends soberly

The calendar will soon turn to 2020, and you can be forgiven if you're wondering where your self-driving car is. A decade of hype and bold predictions is coming to a quiet end.

Why are Star Wars droids so lovable? It's science

In November 2014, a little orange and white ball named BB-8 rolled across the screen in the first "The Force Awakens" trailer, the next generation of plucky droids in the Star Wars universe.

YouTube burnout is real; creators are struggling to cope

For eight years, Kati Morton, a mental health expert, has used YouTube to discuss sensitive issues ranging from eating disorders to anxiety. But Morton's own well-being took a hit from the demands of her work on the platform.