Politicians and experts raise concerns over the social media giant's lack of accountability. The nature of the site has made it increasingly difficult to regulate and track ads, and many see this investigation as a turning point for Facebook's unprecedented power and influence.
Two online conversational robots using artificial intelligence (AI) appeared to defame their mother country and were quickly re-educated, though veering off-script isn’t a new phenomenon for AI chatbots.
Supporting Britain's effort to combat militant attacks, Home Secretary Amber Rudd will attend the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, which partners Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook.
Australia unveils plans to build a superhighway that supports electric cars and will stretch 1,118 miles alongside the endangered natural wonder.
A Rohingya refugee girl collects rain water at a makeshift camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Sept. 17.
Britain goes a step farther than other major urban centers across Europe that have announced plans ban diesel vehicles from city limits by ending the production line altogether.
New York considers a new technology that would allow law enforcement to determine whether drivers in crashes were texting.
Motivated by the threat fake news poses to national security, Texas professors are teaming up to write code for detecting false claims lurking on the internet.
In an effort to appeal to young news consumers, Comcast Corp's NBC News announced Wednesday its plan to launch a daily news program on Snapchat, an app that the average user visits 18 times a day.
Six Afghan girls have been granted entry to the United States to participate in the annual international robotics challenge after being denied twice previously, sparking an international backlash.
New bills that would limit state regulations on self-driving vehicles and prevent the National highway Traffic Safety Administration from pre-approving autonomous vehicle technologies are expected to show up in the House this week.
Social media has become a platform for bad behavior, exemplified by celebrities and political leaders alike. Experts say cyber incivility is affecting social interactions in real life.
North Korea's missile test on Tuesday suggests the rogue nation may have dramatically expanded its missile range. They can't yet reach the continental United States, but doing so is only a matter of time, defense experts say.