Machete-wielding assailants hacked to death an American critic of religious extremism in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers who support freethinking values in the Muslim-majority nation.
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Nickelodeon, the hugely popular kid’s cable channel, is starting a subscription service to offer shows directly to consumers.
Facebook went offline across much of the world for 45 minutes late Monday. Some users also found it difficult to access photo-sharing app Instagram. Facebook blamed its own technicians for the problem, while others pointed to hacking group Lizard Squad.
The sound of a jet engine fills the air as heat ripples blur the pavement behind it where that hot exhaust is pouring out.
If you’re flying on a Boeing 777 Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on any given day, there’s a one in 4,068,434 chance that your plane will crash. At least that’s what a new app called “Am I Going Down?” says.
There’s a problem with the way AT&T sends out customer alerts via text message: They’re too easy to mimic.
A humble roundworm is leading the race in artificial intelligence, showing that it may be possible one day to upload our brains to a computer.
Fidelity National Financial chairman Bill Foley has hired a growing Las Vegas social media company that has cultivated an impressive array of sports clients as part of his campaign to generate 10,000 season ticket deposits for a potential National Hockey League team in Las Vegas.
Microsoft is set to lift the curtain a bit higher on Windows 10, showing off some of its new consumer features.
Scammers impersonating Internal Revenue Service employees are harassing tax-paying Las Vegans.
To some, he’s an Internet superhero. Think Batman, with all the vengeance-laden moral qualms of vigilantism included.
Switch company blueprints to build a $1 billion, 3 million square-foot data center near Reno made a splash as part of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s State of the State speech on Thursday. Perhaps less heralded was Switch’s equally sizable re-investment in its hometown, where a new $1 billion data storage site is set to get underway.
The New York Post said some of its Twitter accounts were hacked on Friday, in the wake of a series of inaccurate posts on the social network relating to the Federal Reserve, Bank of America and U.S. military engagement with China.
British police said on Friday they had arrested a man in northwest England following the 2014 cyber attacks on Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox systems.
Elon Musk’s dream of sending commuters hurtling through tubes at close to the speed of sound in a transport system he’s calling the Hyperloop is coming closer to reality.
Samsung Electronics recently offered to buy BlackBerry Ltd for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate market, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Heavy users of the Internet and social media do not have higher levels of stress, and women who use Twitter, email and photo sharing show less stress than women who do not use them, a survey released on Thursday showed.
A team of students from Las Vegas’ Faith Lutheran High School won the title of best-in-state in Verizon’s third-annual Innovative App Challenge.
Apple has secured a patent to produce its own small mountable sports camera, causing GoPro’s stock to take a significant tumble on Tuesday.
Facebook will begin sending Amber alerts in an effort to help find missing children.
The Twitter account for U.S. Central Command was suspended Monday after it was hacked by ISIS sympathizers — but no classified information was obtained and no military networks were compromised, defense officials said.
The U.S. Navy’s Electromagnetic Railgun is capable of launching projectiles at 4,500 mph and hitting targets 100 miles away.
Researchers at the University of Rochester create a 3-D, transmitting, continuously multidirectional cloaking device.