Facebook expands news fact-checking program to 14 new countries

It’s a Thursday morning, so that means Facebook has an announcement to share regarding its fight against fake news. The social network says it has expanded its third-party fact checking operations to an additional 14 countries. More than that, fact-c…

Lobbyists helped gut California’s net neutrality bill

Federal net neutrality protections have ended, thanks to Ajit Pai’s leadership at the FCC, but some states haven’t been content with the demise of the regulations that promote a free internet. California in particular has led the charge to introduce…

Intel CEO resigns over ‘relationship’ with employee

Intel CEO and board member Brian Krzanich will step down from his role at the company, effective immediately. In a statement, Intel said that it had been recently informed of a “past consensual relationship” with a company employee. After an investig…

Apple’s AirPower wireless charger could launch around September

Apple’s iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are the company’s first devices to include wireless charging support. Back when they announced last September, Apple also said it would be releasing its own wireless charging mat, called AirPower. This wasn’t lik…

Amazon Fire TV Cube preview: Alexa still needs work as a TV guide

When you consider the popularity of Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa and the company’s Fire TV streamers, it was really just a matter of time before the folks at the Everything Store decided to mash them up. In fact, Amazon already has, sort of: The…

ACLU urges devs to safeguard users with anti-snooping measures

Apple recently announced that it was closing the loophole that allows authorities into iPhones via the charging and data port. The company said it wasn’t trying to defy police, but rather deter criminals and spies who aren’t bound by privacy laws. Ho…

Microsoft abandons VR plans for Xbox One

Fans of virtual or mixed reality who have been clinging to the hope of a headset for Xbox One will need to keep holding out — Microsoft has confirmed it isn’t focusing on either technology for the console — for the time being, anyway.

Google makes it easier to manage your account on Android

For all the features Google has revamped in recent years, it hasn’t done much to change your account controls. That’s a bit overdue when privacy is much more of a priority, don’t you think? Google agrees. It’s launching a reworked Google Account i…

The Morning After: AMC attacks MoviePass

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Instagram is officially in the long-form video game, and AT&T is ready to reveal WatchTV. But video doesn’t just live on your phone, and AMC’s new subscription will make for an exciting MoviePass competitor….

AT&T’s latest unlimited plans include a new live TV service

AT&T isn’t wasting any time milking its nearly completed acquisition of Time Warner for all it’s worth. The carrier has unveiled two new wireless plans, Unlimited &More and Unlimited &More Premium, that both include its previously hinted-…