Multiple States Investigating TikTok’s Impact on Children

TikTok is the latest social media platform in the crosshairs, as multiple states are investigating its impact on children.

Google Investing $1.2 Billion in Its German Cloud Infrastructure

Google is investing $1.2 billion to expand its cloud infrastructure in Germany, and has committed to using more renewable energy.

Facebook Faces Fallout From Australian News Ban

Facebook is already facing fallout from its decision to block Australian news sources, with government sites impacted and calls of bullying.

Biden Administration Reviewing WeChat Ban

The Biden administration is reviewing an attempted ban of WeChat, amid a broader review of the previous administration’s actions against Chinese platforms.

Google Search May Pull Out Of Australia Over News Content

Google has taken the extraordinary step of threatening to pull its search engine out of Australia if it’s forced to pay for news content.

FBI Warns of Cyberattacks Against Online Learning

The FBI is warning that hackers are increasingly targeting online learning as students get back to class after the holidays.

Solomon Islands Government Banning Facebook

The Solomon Islands Government is preparing to ban Facebook to protect “national unity” and crack down on cyberbullying.

Coronavirus: U.S. Internet Can Handle Increased Work-From-Home Load

Experts are saying the U.S. internet should be able to handle the increased stress of millions of Americans working from home as a result of the coronavirus.

Facebook Stock Takes a Beating Amid Legal Settlements

Facebook released its quarterly results Wednesday and it was not good news for investors, according to ABC News. The company posted ongoing growth, slightly beating analyst predictions, but its earnings were plagued by high expenses and legal settlements. In particular,…

EU May Force Apple To Ditch The Lightning Connector

Anyone who has an entire box or drawer of discarded phone charging cables knows the frustration of multiple types of chargers and connectors. Evidently, European Union (EU) regulators feel the same way, as they are pushing for a universal mobile…

Software Engineer ‘Biohacks’ His Body, Has Computer Chips Implanted

Cyborgs may be a mainstay of science fiction, but at least one software engineer is bringing the future to the present. ABC News is reporting that Ben Workman, a 29 year-old software engineer, has implanted RFID and NFC computer chips…

Amazon Cries Foul Over Microsoft’s $10 Billion Pentagon Contract

Microsoft made headlines several weeks ago when it beat out Amazon for a lucrative Pentagon contract worth some $10 billion. Now, according to ABC News, Amazon is protesting the decision, saying there was “unmistakable bias” in the selection process. Oracle…

Diane Sawyer: Husband Mike Nichols Dies at 83

Diane Sawyer is mourning the passing of her husband, Mike Nichols, who died suddenly on Wednesday night at the age of 83. The two had been married since 1988. James Goldston, the president of ABC News, announced Nichols’ passing on…

Oscar Pistorius Acted Out Of Fear, Expert Says

The defense team of paralympian Oscar Pistorius sought on Thursday to show that the double-amputee sprinter acted out of fear rather than anger when he shot and killed his lover Reeva Steenkamp, and a leading sports doctor agreed. Dr. Wayne…

Barbara Walters Day to Be Celebrated May 16th

Barbara Walters Day will be celebrated on May 16th in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed the day for a celebration of the talk show host and long time TV personality, who will leave it all behind and…

Childhood ADHD: Under Or Over Diagnosed

In an ABC News segment titled Missing ADHD Diagnosis, Lost Childhood, interviewers talk to Andrea Frank, a 38-year-old nursing assistant from Wisconsin. While bright, she struggled in school and at work, where she never lived up to her potential. But…

Elizabeth Vargas: Did Husband Have Affair While She Was in Rehab?

Elizabeth Vargas was secure about her rehab stint and admitted she was an alcoholic when she returned to work with her colleagues at ABC News. Now a rumor says her husband, Marc Cohn, had an affair while she was away…

Elizabeth Vargas Speaks Out: “I Am an Alcoholic”

ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas is embarking on a new journey, and its alcohol-free. On Friday, Jan. 24, the 51-year-old television journalist returned to TV for the first time since her stint in rehab last fall for alcoholism, says Hollywood Reporter. …

Drew Barrymore Has No Regrets, But Forbids Daughter From Posing For Playboy

Drew Barrymore recently revealed that she’d definitely have some reservations about her daughter posing for the infamous Playboy magazine. On Jan. 14, the six-months pregnant actress sat down for an interview with ABC News’ Amy Robach. The two discussed a number…

Katie Couric Admits That Her Report On HPV Was Too Anti-Vaccine

Having taken a fair amount of criticism from the media and the science community, Katie Couric says she regrets spending too much time talking about the rare adverse side effects from HPV vaccinations instead of acknowledging the HPV vaccine’s overwhelming…