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PopUps: 'ANTM' Winner Nyle DiMarco's Old Man FaceApp Transformation Goes Viral

PopUps: 'ANTM' Winner Nyle DiMarco's Old Man FaceApp Transformation Goes Viral

Jul 15
Nyle DiMarco, the queer winner of "America's Next Top Model" and "Dancing with the Stars," is the latest celeb to use the popular FaceApp — an app that radically transforms selfies — and his pics are going viral.

AP Exclusive: New Election Systems Use Vulnerable Software

AP Exclusive: New Election Systems Use Vulnerable Software

By Tami Abdollah | Jul 15
Pennsylvania's message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. But there's a problem: Many of these new systems still run on old software that will soon be outdated and more vulnerable to hackers.

More to Come: FTC Fine Doesn't Spell Closure for Facebook

More to Come: FTC Fine Doesn't Spell Closure for Facebook

By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 15
Facebook may be close to putting a Federal Trade Commission investigation behind it. But it faces a variety of other probes in Europe and the U.S., some of which could present it with even bigger headaches.

UK Health Service to Use Amazon Alexa to Give Medical Advice

UK Health Service to Use Amazon Alexa to Give Medical Advice

Jul 14
Alexa will see you now. Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon's digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website.

Human Workers Can Listen to Google Assistant Recordings

Human Workers Can Listen to Google Assistant Recordings

By Rachel Lerman | Jul 13
Google contractors regularly listen to and review some recordings of what people say to artificial-intelligence system Google Assistant, via their phone or through smart speakers such as the Google Home.

Japan Crypto Exchange Loses $32 Million of Virtual Money

Japan Crypto Exchange Loses $32 Million of Virtual Money

Jul 13
A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money.

Gay Man Slain, Another Wounded After Contacted on Dating App

Gay Man Slain, Another Wounded After Contacted on Dating App

Jul 13
A 26-year-old Detroit man has been charged in an attempted robbery and shooting that left one gay man dead and another wounded after they were contacted through a dating app.

Amazon to Train Third of U.S. Workforce with Technical Skills

Amazon to Train Third of U.S. Workforce with Technical Skills

Jul 12
Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its U.S. workforce at a cost of more than $700 million.

Trump Applauds Far-Right Social Media Provocateurs

Trump Applauds Far-Right Social Media Provocateurs

By Kevin Freking and Marcy Gordon | Jul 12
President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views.

Virgin Orbit Conducts Drop-Test of Rocket from Boeing 747

Virgin Orbit Conducts Drop-Test of Rocket from Boeing 747

By John Antczak | Jul 11
Virgin Galactic's sister company Virgin Orbit conducted a drop test of its air-launched satellite booster over California on Wednesday, a key step toward space missions.

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanizing' Posts Toward Religious Groups

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanizing' Posts Toward Religious Groups

Jul 11
Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender.

Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media 'Summit'

Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media 'Summit'

Jul 11
President Donald Trump is lashing out at social media companies and the press ahead of his White House "Social Media Summit" gathering of mostly conservative groups.

Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media 'Summit'

Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media 'Summit'

Jul 11
President Trump is on a Twitter tirade ahead of his White House "Social Media Summit" gathering of mostly conservative groups.

Wi-Fi Helped ID Teens Who Drew Racist, Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Wi-Fi Helped ID Teens Who Drew Racist, Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Jul 11
Four Maryland teenagers sneaked onto their school's property the night before graduation last year and covered it in racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti.

Amazon, Microsoft Wage War over the Pentagon's 'War Cloud'

Amazon, Microsoft Wage War over the Pentagon's 'War Cloud'

By Matt O'Brien | Jul 10
Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away.

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