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(News) Cars Powered by New Fuel Type Tested in Australia

  Australian scientists have test driven two cars powered by a carbon-free fuel derived from ammonia. A team from the Australian government’s research agency, the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization), says the pioneering technology will allow highly flammable hydrogen to be safely transported in the form of ammonia and used as a widely […]

(News) Facebook, Twitter Remove Accounts Linked to Iran, Russia

  Social media giants Facebook and Twitter said they have removed hundreds of pages and accounts linked to Russia and Iran ahead of the midterm elections in the U.S. Facebook said it had removed 254 Facebook pages and 116 Instagram accounts that originated in Iran and were part of a disinformation campaign that targeted countries […]

(News) Study: Many Teens – and Parents – Feel Tethered to Phones

  Parents lament their teenagers’ noses constantly in their phones, but they might want to take stock of their own screen time habits. A study out Wednesday from the Pew Research Center found that two-thirds of parents are concerned about the amount of time their teenage children spend in front of screens, while more than […]

(News) Facebook Bans 2nd Quiz App on Concerns User Data Misused

  Facebook banned a quiz app from its platform for refusing an inspection and concerns that data on as many as 4 million users was misused. The social media company said Wednesday that it took action against the myPersonality app after it found user information was shared with researchers and companies “with only limited protections […]

(News) Face Recognition Nabs Fake Passport User at US Airport

  Facial recognition technology was credited with the arrest this week of a man attempting to use a fake passport to enter the United States at Washington’s Dulles airport, officials said. Officials said that on the third day of deployment of the new technology, border agents were able to determine that the man was using […]