State of the Union Rescheduled, Stacey Abrams to Give Democratic Response — Which Shows Are Preempted?

President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address has been officially rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5, to be held at the U.S. Capitol. Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will deliver the Democratic response, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Tuesday. The State of the Union was originally scheduled for Jan. 29, but […]

Verizon will give subscribers free access to anti-robocall tools

Verizon will give all its subscribers free access to its spam alert and call blocking tools, so long as their phones can support the features. The carrier originally rolled out those tools over a year ago as part of its $ 3-per-month Call Filter add-on. But starting in March, subscribers with compatible smartphones (including iPhone […]

‘I’ll give all the Jews wrong meds’: Anti-Zionist tweets get Muslim doctor fired AND haunt her later

A former resident at a hospital in Ohio has been accused of fomenting hatred towards Jews and of whitewashing the Holocaust, after her tweets, in which she compared Israel to Nazi Germany, resurfaced and gained traction online. Lara Kollab, 27, a recent graduate of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently fired from her […]

Cruise secrets: AVOIDING this popular activity could give you access to huge discounts

For many, a cruise may be a once in a lifetime experience, meaning many people want to make the most of the opportunities that are available while you’re there. This can often include seeing live performances, lazing by the open air swimming pool, and dining in stylish restaurants. On-board spas are also something many guests […]

Facebook and MIT tap AI to give addresses to people without them

About four billion people in the world are without a physical address. The MIT Media Lab and Facebook are teaming up to create a solution that will use a machine learning algorithm to identify and assign addresses from satellite images. The system would provide a cheap and efficient alternative to conventional mapping methods. According to […]

Congress: Amazon didn’t give “sufficient answers” about facial recognition

Enlarge / Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon.com, in May 2018. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Seven members of the House of Representatives and one United States senator have now sent a second letter to Amazon’s CEO, asking for more clarification about the company’s use of facial-recognition technology. Although two House members in the […]

Mark Zuckerberg humiliated by international lawmakers for failing to give evidence on Facebook scandals

Gabriel Sainhas, House of Commons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was humiliated by a group of international lawmakers for failing to give evidence on Facebook scandals. The International Grand Committee convened in the UK on Tuesday, with politicians from nine different countries coming together with the ambition of grilling Zuckerberg. After repeated requests to give evidence, […]