Instagram will show a ‘get support’ pop-up when you search for opioid hashtags

Shutterstock On Wednesday, Instagram rolled out a new “get support” pop-up for users who search for opioid or other drug hashtags. Tapping on the pop-up’s menu takes you to an Instagram help page with more resources and support. The new pop-up launched in the U.S. on Wednesday, and Instagram plans to roll it out globally […]

Fortnite season 5 week 10 LEAK: New search to replace Stone Heads challenge

Epic Games will be announcing the week 10 challenges for Fortnite on Thursday, September 13. The latest battle star tasks will bring players closer to completing their passes, and unlocking the best cosmetics. Fortnite players already know what they can unlock during season 5, with time running out before the launch of season 6. The […]

A year in, Amazon’s HQ2 search proves tech’s West Coast exodus will be slow and secretive

OPINION: One year ago, Amazon announced that it intended to build a second headquarters, dubbed HQ2. But Amazon didn’t have a specific destination in mind to build its headquarters — instead, it invited any metropolitan area in North America with at least 1 million people to pitch Amazon on why they should be chosen. Most […]

Creepy, cute and elusive: In search of Madagascar’s strangest creature

Mark Stratton September 6, 2018 Share this article It’s been a 10-year quest for travel writer Mark Stratton to see an aye-aye, one of Madagascar’s rarest lemurs, in the wild. Would this road trip end with a sighting? Five years ago, I slipped a security guard €5 and snuck into Antananarivo zoo at night. I […]

Moscow police search for suspect in officer’s killing in subway

Police have launched a manhunt for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer at Moscow Metro’s Kurskaya station. The unidentified perpetrator opened fire on the officer around midnight on Sunday. The victim later succumbed to his wounds. The suspect has been described in a police report as a middle aged man of […]

Google totally dismantled Donald Trump’s latest salvo on the search engine

Getty Google issued a methodical statement dismantling US President Donald Trump’s latest attack on it. Trump tweeted a video purportedly showing that Google has not promoted his State of the Union address for the past two years. Google debunked this, and archived web pages support their statement. Google is fighting back. After Donald Trump widened […]

After employee revolt, Google says it is “not close” to launching search in China

Google’s employees and Google’s management are clashing over ethical issues again. Just two months after Google’s “Project Maven” military drone project was seemingly resolved, Google’s employees are now up in arms over company plans to create censored products for China. The internal protests resulted in the issue being addressed at an all-hands meeting, and we […]

NASA looks to build a robot that can search other planets for bacteria

While NASA’s rovers have looked for signs of life outside of our world, they haven’t searched for life directly. But Melissa Floyd, a scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, is working on a device that might change that. She wants to build an instrument that could look through soil and rock samples for evidence […]

The feds are looking into bank transactions a GOP operative conducted during an independent search for Hillary Clinton’s emails

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Federal investigators are looking into bank transactions conducted by a GOP operative who launched an independent effort to find Hillary Clinton’s emails during the 2016 election. At the time, Peter W. Smith made clear that he wanted to uncover messages sent through Clinton’s private email server and expose them during what was […]

Google plans censored search engine for China

(Reuters) — Alphabet’s Google is planning a censored version of its search engine for China that will block websites and certain search terms, The Intercept reported on Wednesday citing internal Google documents and people familiar with the plans. The project is a code named “Dragonfly” and has been underway since the spring of 2017, the […]