Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a “trending topic” on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views.
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User names and media attachments such as photos and videos will no longer count towards the length of a tweet, Twitter Inc said on Tuesday, but the 140-character limit will stay.
Facebook Inc will no longer rely on a top-10 list of websites to help choose items for its Trending Topics section, even though an internal probe showed no evidence of political bias in the selection process, the company said on Monday.
Google is showing off a new smart-home speaker, a virtual-reality system called Daydream and a chat service called Allo.
Henderson-based company Aerodrome celebrated International Drone Day on May 7 at the Eldorado Droneport in Boulder City. The event included tutorials and drone racing.
LinkedIn said Wednesday that a 2012 breach resulted in more than 100 million of its users’ passwords being compromised — vastly more than previously thought.
From needleless shots to shock waves used to advance wound care, modern-day technology is influencing all aspects of health care.
Video-game giant Activision Blizzard is teaming up with Facebook to deliver live eSports tournament coverage on the social-media service worldwide.
An off-the-cuff remark made by Inventables CEO Zach Kaplan cost his company more than $10,000, and he couldn’t be happier about it.
Hyperloop One executives were well aware of Tuesday’s historical significance when they announced details of their futuristic transit system that was publicly tested at Apex on Wednesday.
Localeur, a millennials-targeted recommendation app for restaurants and entertainment, added Las Vegas to the list of cities it covers.
An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world.
Digital TV listing company Rovi is buying TiVo in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion.
Nevada’s drone institute went above and beyond the call when it flew 28 successful takeoff-and-landing sorties during a simultaneous test April 19 at Reno-Stead Airport.
An Apple Inc employee has been found dead in a conference room at the company’s headquarters in Northern California, police said on Wednesday, calling it an “isolated incident” that did not involve any other victims or suspects.
The pilot of a solar-powered plane on an around-the-world journey took a few minutes Friday to exchange pleasantries with the United Nations secretary general as he flew high above the Pacific Ocean enroute to a stop in Northern California.
After captivating audiences with Kabuki shows at the Bellagio fountains last August, MGM Resorts is partnering with Panasonic to bring the Japanese performance art back to the Las Vegas Strip.
Apple Inc. has updated its 12-inch MacBook line of laptops with faster processors, Retina display, Force Touch trackpad and made it available in rose gold color.
Amazon.com Inc said it would offer its video streaming service as a monthly subscription as it looks to drive membership in its Prime bundle.
Get ready, Las Vegas. Aphromoo, Yellowstar and dozens of other summoners are invading the Mandalay Bay Events Center this weekend.
The Federal Communications Commission said it will fine California-based Total Call Mobile $51 million for enrolling tens of thousands of duplicate and ineligible consumers in Nevada and 18 other states into Lifeline, a discount phone service program for low-income consumers.
As Las Vegans and tourists alike are forced to adapt to shelling out around $10 to park their vehicles, with it brings the room for startup companies have jumped at the chance to provide similar parking-type services.
Aiming to streamline tasks, the North Las Vegas City Council approved $919,000 to fund new planning and business licensing software.
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