Technology

Mississippi Sues Google, Saying It Violates Student Privacy

By Jeff Amy | Jan 20
Mississippi's Democratic attorney general is once again tangling with Google, alleging in a lawsuit that the company is illegally violating student privacy, even as some Republicans seek to muzzle his ability to file such civil suits.

For Driverless Cars, A Moral Dilemma: Who Lives or Dies?

By Matt O'Brien | Jan 20
Imagine you're behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you're confronted with an impossible choice: Veer right and mow down a large group of elderly people or veer left into a woman pushing a stroller.

Breast Cancer Tattoo Photos Lead to Facebook Expulsion

Jan 20
A woman who aids breast cancer survivors in the St. Louis area by creating tattoos of the nipple and areola after reconstructive surgery has been booted from Facebook for showing examples of her work.

Home Security Tips: 5 Social Media Do's and Don'ts

By Justine Lavelle | Jan 19
Are you in the process of planning your winter getaway? People can't wait to share their travel destinations and photos with their friends on social media. However, this is a critical time to step away from social media to protect your family and home.

Baidu Hires Microsoft Expert in Artificial Intelligence Push

Jan 19
Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular Internet search engine, said Tuesday it has hired a former Microsoft executive and artificial intelligence specialist to improve its competitiveness in the field.