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Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discrimination

Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discrimination

Facebook is settling five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads.That clears one big legal issue for the social network but leaves others, including government investigations in the ...

DeSantis gets some schooling on coding, computer science

DeSantis gets some schooling on coding, computer science

Gov. Ron DeSantis got a little bit of schooling on coding and computer science.The Republican governor took part Tuesday in an event promoting computer skills in Florida schools. DeSantis spent a few minutes huddling with ...

Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news

Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news

Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company's technicians can find original reporting.The service, launched last year, ...

Tokyo’s Olympics may become known as the “Robot Games”

Tokyo’s Olympics may become known as the “Robot Games”

Tokyo's Olympics may become known as the "Robot Games."Organizers on Friday showed off robots that will be used at the new National Stadium to provide assistance for fans using wheelchairs.Tokyo Olympic official Masaaki Komiya pointed ...

Facebook, Instagram suffer outages

Facebook, Instagram suffer outages

Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and is working to resolve the issue.According to Facebook's status page , the outages started around 11 a.m. EDT on ...

AT&T raises prices for DirecTV Now streaming service

AT&T raises prices for DirecTV Now streaming service

AT&T is raising prices for its DirecTV Now streaming TV service, while removing some networks from the cable-like television package.The changes come just weeks after a U.S. appeals court upheld the company's Time Warner takeover. ...

Verizon says 5G network will cost extra $10 a month

Verizon says 5G network will cost extra $10 a month

A handful of Verizon customers will soon have faster wireless service — but they'll have to pay $10 a month more.Verizon says it'll flip the switch next month on a much-hyped, next-generation "5G" phone network ...