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Apple will now offer group FaceTime chats, more animojis for users

(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC18) kicked off today at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.More than 6,000 developers from around the world are attending the five-day event. CEO Tim Cook and Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, were on hand…... Read More

Survey: YouTube is most popular social media platform among teens, Facebook less popular

(NEW YORK) -- A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center finds that America’s youth is using the Internet and social media differently than they were a few years ago.The survey found that the most popular online platform among teens is YouTube, with 85 percent of teens saying they…... Read More

Fiat Chrysler to offer 30 electric or hybrid vehicles by 2022

(NEW YORK) -- Fiat Chrysler plans to offer 30 electric and hybrid vehicles by the year 2022, the company announced on Friday.The news comes from the company’s five-year plan, in which Fiat Chrysler says it will invest more than $10 billion into the development of more environmentally friendly vehicles. The…... Read More

Visa says service disruption resolved

(NEW YORK) -- Visa says a "technical issue" that prevented some users in Europe from making payments with their credit or debit cards has been resolved.The outage was widespread, and impacted banks including the Royal Bank of Scotland and the Bank of Ireland. Tech website The Verge reported that some…... Read More

Tesla's Autopilot woes continue with Laguna Beach police car crash

(LOS ANGELES) -- In the past week, a Tesla sedan driving with Autopilot collided with a parked Laguna Beach Police Department vehicle in California, authorities confirmed, stoking concerns about the semi-autonomous system, which has been involved in several head-line grabbing incidents over the past few months. No officers were in…... Read More

Thousands of developers heading to Silicon Valley for Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference

(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- It’s that time of year again where thousands of developers head to Silicon Valley for Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference, aka WWDC. The five-day conference, which will take place at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, consists of technical and design-focused sessions, hands-on labs…... Read More

Facebook use sharply drops among teens: Report

(NEW YORK) --  Facebook, the behemoth social media platform that has faced a raft of challenges in the past year, got more worrisome news yesterday: a new report showing its usage among teenagers sharply declining. A new survey from Pew Research Center says 51 percent of teenagers aged 13 to…... Read More

Sexual harassment lawsuit against long-haul trucking company in the age of #MeToo

(NEW YORK) -- “Jane” thought driving a truck would be her ticket into the middle class. She had been working two full-time jobs – one at the local McDonald’s, the other as a housekeeper in a hotel – but money was still tight.“I got so tired of it,” she said.…... Read More

Televangelist who wants $54M jet says he'll donate old jet

(NEW ORLEANS) -- A Louisiana-based televangelist swiped back at critics of his recent request for a $54 million jet after he asked his followers to help him replace his 12-year-old private jet.Speaking out for the first time since his comment went viral this week, prosperity gospel preacher Jesse Duplantis said…... Read More

Uber rolls out panic button

(NEW YORK) -- Uber's new panic button has hit phones nationwide.Announced in April in the wake of a spate of alleged sexual assaults, the panic button allows riders to dial 911 directly from the Uber home screen."While no one should ever have to call 911 when using Uber, no form…... Read More

Roseanne blames Ambien for racist tweet, blasts cast members who threw 'me under the bus'

(NEW YORK) -- After issuing an apology, Roseanne Barr overnight slammed some of her former co-stars and retweeted defenses of her racist comments that prompted ABC to cancel her hit TV series.Barr tweeted multiple apologies to Obama administration adviser Valerie Jarrett after the comedian posted a tweet saying Jarrett was…... Read More

Tesla on Autopilot crashes into parked police car

(ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.) -- A Tesla driver in California was driving in Autopilot mode when the car slammed into a parked police car, adding to a fast-growing list of recent autopilot-involved accidents.The Laguna Beach Police Department in Orange County, California, tweeted images from the scene on Tuesday, showing one of…... Read More

Group smashes glitzy Rodeo Drive storefront, steals designer clothes in Beverly Hills

(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) -- Police are looking for at least a dozen thieves who drove up to a pricey storefront in Beverly Hills, California, and bashed in the windows before making off with armfuls of designer clothes.The theft took place just before 4 a.m. on Tuesday at Zadig & Voltaire…... Read More

Why is today celebrated as Moms Equal Pay Day?

(NEW YORK) -- Today marks Moms Equal Pay Day.Why is there a day focused just on mothers and equal pay?Because today, around 150 days into 2018, marks how far into the year the average working mom has to work to earn what dads earned in 2017, according to the National…... Read More