US Facebook fine over privacy could be in billions: reports

A US investigation into privacy violations by Facebook could result in a record fine running to billions of dollars, media reports said Friday.

6 hours ago from

Other sources: MIT Technology Review, (2), The Washington Post, Arstechnica, Techspot, show all (13) »

Facebook “working on additional changes” to beat down anti-vaxxers

Facebook ponders demoting anti-vax nonsense as measles cases surge.

4 hours ago from Ars Technica

Other sources: Ars Technica,,, USA today, Engadget, show all (10) »

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax ...

17 hours ago from

Other sources: (2),, USA today (2), Techspot, Arstechnica, show all (29) »

Early Copy of Super Mario Bros. Sells for Record-Setting $100,150

You might think spending $60 on a new AAA video game is a lot, but three video game enthusiasts just spent more than $100,000 on a single game, and they don't even plan to play it. The post ...

16 minutes ago from Extremetech

Other sources: Extremetech, Arstechnica, HotHardware, Engadget, Techspot, show all (10) »

Jack Dorsey says Twitter could soon let users 'clarify' old tweets

Twitter has some good news for users who may be embarrassed by old tweets. The firm is considering rolling out a 'clarification' tool that would let users revise or annotate older posts.

3 hours ago from Daily Mail

Other sources: Daily Mail, Techspot, TechCrunch, Engadget, Fastcompany Tech show all (6) »

Samsung unveils its thinnest, lightest tablet ever

Samsung is still the one to beat in the world of Android tablets. In our recent ‘Best Tablets’ feature, we voted its Galaxy Tab S4 the best option in the category, with the Galaxy Tab S3 in ...

7 hours ago from Techspot

Other sources: Techspot, Arstechnica, HotHardware, Engadget, The Verge, show all (8) »

Samsung is opening its first US retail stores in Los Angeles, New York and Houston

February 20 is going to be a big day for Samsung. In addition to hosting its latest Unpacked event where we expect to see both the Galaxy S10 and Samsung’s new foldable smartphone, the South ...

8 hours ago from Techspot

Other sources: Techspot, USA today, The Verge, Engadget, CNET Cutting Edge, show all (7) »

AI text generator too dangerous to release, say creators

Developers cite concerns over fake news proliferation and risk of online impersonation

11 hours ago from The Independent

Other sources: The Independent, Arstechnica, USA today, Daily Mail show all (5) »

An AI tool auto-generates fake news, bogus tweets, and plenty of gibberish

Fed with billions of words, this algorithm dreams up convincing articles and shows how AI could power disinformation campaigns.

Thu 14 Feb 19 from MIT Technology Review

Other sources: MIT Technology Review, Techspot, CNET, Engadget, Reuters Technology, show all (8) »

Amazon invests in electric vehicle startup Rivian

Electric vehicle startup Rivian on Friday announced a $700 million investment round led by Amazon, which recently pumped money into a young self-driving car technology firm.

3 hours ago from TechXplore

Other sources: TechXplore, Daily Mail, CNET, TechCrunch, The Verge, show all (16) »

How it works?

"Technology Blog" is a computer generated news service, with no human editors in background. "Technology Blog" uses completely automated algorithms to display the most popular news stories. To do so, it evaluates several news parameters like the number of news sources a story appeared in, date of publication, etc. It also automatically match news stories to appropriate categories based on news content.

Visit also

Don't want to waste your time browsing through all these stories? Visit a Bit of Tech - one top news story of the day.

From content partners

A new study looks at ways to cut roadkill numbers for small and medium-sized mammals, 4 hours ago
US Facebook fine over privacy could be in billions: reports, 6 hours ago
Brexit uncorks fears for French wine industry, 6 hours ago
Spare 10 minutes to make science leap forward, 7 hours ago
Light bulbs in the crosshairs of Trump administration's environmental rollbacks, 8 hours ago
New research offers insights into what keeps gay hockey players from coming out, 8 hours ago
Efforts to control cyber weapons ignore the agents who use them, 8 hours ago
How far should organizations be able to go to defend against cyberattacks?, 8 hours ago
Companies with more financial analysts produce more and better-quality patents, 9 hours ago
Electronic waste is recycled in appalling conditions in India, 9 hours ago
provided by Technology News

Subscribe to RSS

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and is an easy way of receiving new content from Technology Blog - RSS feed.