Facebook pulled a virtual reality gun game from a major US conservative political gathering Friday, saying the demo was a mistake given the recent deadly school shooting in Florida.Full Story
Samsung Electronics will unveil its next flagship smartphones -- the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ -- on Sunday, after it reported record profits in recent weeks and its vice chairman was released from prison.Full Story
A Cambridge University graduate who admitted 137 criminal offenses involving online abuse, including encouraging the rape of a four-year-old boy, was sentenced on Monday to 32 years in prison.Full Story
Church spires across Britain will be used to boost broadband, mobile phone and WiFi connectivity in rural areas, under a deal struck between the government and the Church of England, it was announced Sunday.Full Story
The European Commission said Thursday that certain social media companies need to do more to fully comply with EU consumer rules, singling out in particular Facebook and Twitter.Full Story
Thousands of websites around the world, including many operated by governments, have been infected by hackers using the sites' computing power to "mine" cryptocurrencies, security researchers said.Full Story
With mom, dad and grandma signing up in increasing numbers, Facebook is losing younger users in the United States at a faster pace than previously estimated, researchers said Monday.
A report by eMarketer said Snapchat is drawing youths away from Facebook at a quicker clip than Facebook-owned Instagram.Full Story
Iran warned South Korea's electronics giant Samsung of "repercussions" on Thursday after its delegation to the Winter Olympics was excluded from a handout of free top-of-the-range smartphones to participants.Full Story
SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk plans to blast off his own Tesla roadster Tuesday, atop the world's most powerful rocket in operation, the Falcon Heavy, to the tune of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."Full Story
Prime Minister Saad Hariri delivered a speech Tuesday during the launching ceremony of “Ogero’s New Vision” held at the Grand Serail, saying he hopes to see Lebanon among the leading countries in technology in the near future.
“The work of Ogero is essential in the country. The existence of broadband, fiber optic and all the projects that establish a new economy and build a better future for our children is the basis for me. Today we are in an era totally connected to technology, and in any country we visit, whether in Europe, Asia or America, we see that this technology is the most attractive sector for investment because it creates job opportunities for all, young and old,” Hariri said.Full Story