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Facebook bans ads with false claims about new…

Facebook says it is banning ads that make false claims about products tied to the new coronavirus

6 Habits That Could Be Causing Your Flu Symptoms

Once you get the flu, it can often feel as if you've been sick for ages, that may be because your sickness is still lingering. Here are some habits that could be causing your flu to stick around longer.

Billionaire Warren Buffett Ditches His Flip Phone…

Billionaire Warren Buffett Ditches His Flip Phone for an iPhone The 89-year-old investor was previously known for his usage of the older device. Buffett, who recently used a Samsung Haven, says his flip phone is "permanently gone." He now has an iPhone 11, which makes sense considering his 5.6 percent ownership of Apple stock. The iPhone is not his only Apple device. He also has an iPad for checking stocks. Talking with CNBC, Buffett says his iPhone is one of many people have given to him. Smartphones are able to do many things, but Buffett adds he is only using it for phone calls.

Bloomberg's online campaign tests Facebook…

Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign is pouring money into an unconventional online effort that is testing social media policies and blurring the lines between satire and misinformation

How To Build a Healthy Romantic Relationship

Every relationship is unique, but to build a healthy and happy relationship, a few key ingredients are needed.

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Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With…

Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With New Tweets The update is called "continue thread," and it is available on Twitter's iOS app. Only some users have access for now, and Twitter has not revealed when everyone will get it. To use "continue thread," a composition window becomes available when you write out a new tweet. This window lets you see old tweets and threads, allowing you to pick which one to link with the new message. In the older tweet, "continue thread" is an option in the three dots menu. Once clicked, your latest tweet merges with the past thread.

Kansas struggles with details of legalizing…

Kansas lawmakers who want to legalize betting on sports events and allow online sales of lottery tickets are struggling to agree on the details

Foods That Beat Fatigue

If you ever go into a food coma after eating or feel like you're running out of energy before the day even begins, it probably has to do with your diet.

Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices

Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices The tech giant has confirmed its game streaming service will be available on a range of Android devices following the Feb. 20 update. The company revealed that “in addition to the Pixel family, Stadia will now support phones from Samsung, ASUS, and Razer.” A WiFi connection is required, while Google reiterated Stadia can also be used on tablets, desktops, laptops and on TVs through Google Chromecast Ultra. Google’s vice president, Phil Harrison, recently confirmed the company is planning a free tier edition of Stadia later this year. Phil Harrison, via statement

Microsoft says virus hurting supply chain more…

The virus outbreak in China is hurting Microsoft more than expected, as the company says it won't meet targets that had already factored in the uncertainty

People Worry That Tech Is Moving Too Fast

A new report from communications firm Edelman revealed that public trust in technology has fallen across the world, while concerns for the regulation of the tech industry are rising.

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TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids…

TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids Can Spend on App 'Family Safety Mode' has made its debut in the U.K. It will spread to other areas in the coming weeks. Parents must have their own TikTok accounts to make the feature work. The mode lets parents control how much of the app kids can use, such as restricting certain content. Parents can also limit the amount of messages their child's account receives. Shutting off messages completely is an option too. TikTok blog post, via The Verge

Gunman kills 5 at Milwaukee brewery before taking…

Milwaukee police say they have cleared out more than 20 buildings at one of the nation's largest breweries after a gunman killed five employees there

Pot Use Among Seniors Nearly Doubles In 3 Years

People aged 65 and older who use pot increased to 4.2%, up from 2.4% in 2015, according to figures from the U.S. National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

Microsoft Partners With Samsung for Cloud-Based…

Microsoft Partners With Samsung for Cloud-Based Game Streaming Service The two companies have come together for the new partnership to create a "premium" streaming experience for gamers. David S. Park, head of Samsung's U.S. marketing team, revealed the news at the launch event for Microsoft's 'Forza Street' game on the Galaxy smartphones. David S. Park, via statment Though nothing has been revealed yet, it has been suggested the partnership could see xCloud come to Samsung's phones. Kareem Choudhry, Microsoft's Project xCloud boss, teased the possibility in a statement to The Verge. Kareem Choudhry, to The Verge

US agency stops autonomous shuttle firm from…

The U.S. government's highway safety agency has ordered an autonomous shuttle company to stop carrying passengers in 16 U.S. cities after a mysterious braking problem occurred in Columbus, Ohio

How Smartphone Addiction Rewires The Brain

Developing an addiction to your smartphone, if you haven't already, has come increasingly easy and common.

Ubisoft Says PS5 Will Support Backward…

Ubisoft Says PS5 Will Support Backward Compatibility Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot has promised gamers that the next-gen consoles "will be running almost all the back catalog of the previous consoles." Yves Guillemot, via financial call Yves Guillemot, via financial call Sony's Mark Cerny previously confirmed that PS4 games would "definitely" run on the PS5.

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Delta reduces flights to Korea as virus outbreak…

The new virus is taking a broader toll on airline travel

Negotiate Salary Before Accepting A Job Offer

Negotiating a salary can be easier said than done when the voice in your head is convincing you not to say or do anything that might jeopardize your chances of getting the position.