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Avalanches have become deadlier. Experts explain why.
The 2020-2021 avalanche season was the deadliest in recorded U.S. history.
Enthusiasts click over love of mechanical keyboards
Mechanical keyboard community meetups feature a variety of specialty boards.
Federal probe into internet service providers
The Federal Communications Commission is investigating claims that broadband-service providers exaggerated their coverage areas.
Apple delays debut of mixed reality headset
Bloomberg says the company is still trying to iron out hardware and software issues.
Rodney King’s daughter can answer your questions in virtual interactive Q&A
The virtual AI-powered chat is run by the University of Southern California.
Instagram to shut down live shopping feature
Creators will no longer be able to tag products in live streams.
Generation offline: School scraps smartphones for students, teachers
ABC News goes inside one Massachusetts school examining the mental health benefits for staff and students who aren’t allowed to use smartphones on campus.
Internet safety advocate: ‘It’s virtually impossible for parents to keep up’
ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with mother Kristin Bride who testified before a congressional hearing on internet safety after her son died by suicide from cyberbullying.
By the Numbers: Top romance scams
Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
Ford to announce plans for a $3.5 billion battery plant
The plant will reportedly be built in Michigan.
Donald Trump is allowed back on Facebook and Instagram
Meta restored the former president’s accounts on Thursday.
This is what researchers have found hundreds of feet below Lake Superior
The ship was carrying a load of iron ore when it sank on Sept. 14, 1869.
Twitter expands character count in tweets for subscribers
Twitter Blue subscribers can post tweets with up to 4,000 characters compared to the limit of 280 for non-subscribers.
Facebook to give creators more control over comments section
New content moderation tools allow users to search comments by keywords or emojis and like or hide comments In an effort to promote online safety.
Google announces new AI program named Bard
If you ever needed artificial intelligence’s help to plan a friend’s baby shower, your time has come, as Google officially unveiled an AI program it’s calling Bard.
Google to release ChatGPT challenger
The tech giant will roll out the artificial intelligence program, Bard, in the coming weeks after testing it with a small group of users.
Apple considering adding more expensive iPhone model to lineup: Report
According to Bloomberg, Apple may release an iPhone 15 Ultra that would be faster and more powerful than the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max.
Apple achieves a new milestone
The company says 2 billion people are now using Apple devices.
Twitter institutes new appeals process for suspended accounts
Users can access an online form to request their account be reinstated.
Samsung to host its Galaxy Unpacked event with a live audience
A new Galaxy S23 phone with an upgraded camera and display Is expected.
TikTok CEO scheduled to testify before Congress
There are growing allegations that the Chinese government is using the platform to spy on Americans.
Observatory captures footage of ‘whirlpool’ in night sky
A flying spiral was captured by the Subaru-Asahi Star Camera located in Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Observatory.
Facebook accused of secretly draining cellphone batteries
A former employee is suing Facebook’s parent company for the practice, known as “negative testing,” which allegedly drains users’ cellphone batteries so certain app features can be tested.
Samsung to announce the Galaxy S23 lineup
The starting price is expected to stay the same in the U.S.
Apple updates trade-in values for used products
Plus, MoviePass is testing out new plans for its relaunch, and researchers are in the process of developing wearable ultrasound technology.
Amazon launches RxPass
Amazon Prime members can now get unlimited monthly prescriptions for a flat fee.
Apple updates its operating system
IOS 16.3 will have an extra level of protection for Apple ID.
Details on next iPhone models
The next generation of iPhones will reportedly feature thinner, curved bezels that are similar to the current Apple Watch series.
Instagram rolls out new features
The platform is adding a “quiet mode” that will allow users to block notifications and messages when activated.
Boston Dynamics robot showcases new skills
Boston Dynamics put its humanoid robot’s latest skills on full display.
TikTok does more to identify state-run media
The social media site is labeling content from Russian-controlled outlets during the war in Ukraine.
Why some major Texas universities are blocking TikTok access
Over half of U.S. states have taken steps toward a partial or complete ban of TikTok on government devices.
Apple has unveiled its faster MacBook Pro line
The latest laptops can be purchased with either the M2 Pro or M2 Max chips.
Netflix’s new look
The streaming service has rolled out a new interface that features more fluid animations.
YouTube expanding TV reach
Plus, Twitter suspends bots, and NOVA creates audio earrings with real pearls.
HBO Max raises subscription price
The streaming platform raised its ad-free subscription plan from $15 to $16 per month.
Tik Talk: Hannah Williams on highlighting salary transparency
ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Hannah Williams, CEO and founder of Salary Transparent Street, about pay transparency and how to negotiate a higher salary
MacBook Pro may be getting a touch screen
Apple is reportedly working on adding a touch screen feature in 2025.
NASA discovers new Earth-sized planet in a habitable zone
NASA had previously discovered three other planets in the same system, one of which was also in the habitable zone.