Expanding Wake Tech, county parks before local voters
In addition to choosing local and state officials in the November election, Wake County voters also will decide whether the county can issue $349 million in bonds to expand...
2 hours ago - WRAL
This Week in Tech Hell: Xanax, Genocide, and the Rise of Fascism
What on earth happened to the Internet?
2 hours ago - Vanity Fair
Nick Clegg Doesn't Sound Too Happy to Be Joining Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg personally recruited the former British deputy prime minister to save Facebook from Brussels. Clegg has “very mixed emotions” about the gig.
5 hours ago - Vanity Fair
Has China Been Conducting a Mass Spying Campaign on the U.S.?
China has been accused of implanting secret microchips into computers to spy on the world's top tech firms and even the U.S. government.
8 hours ago - Newsweek
“Tech People Are the Last People I Would Trust to Regulate Speech”
The minute after I watched the first episode of The Wire , I found myself asking: Is this the best show ever to be on television? So of course I've followed David Simon's work...
9 hours ago - Slate
Uber's Mysterious New Business Looks a Lot Like a Temp Agency
As the ride-hailing company eyes a monster I.P.O., Dara Khosrowshahi is looking for new revenue streams to justify a $120 billion valuation.
10 hours ago - Vanity Fair
Tiny Island Nation to Host World's Largest Microgrid
Palau, under threat from sea level rise, wants to have 70 percent renewable energy by 2050
10 hours ago - Scientific American
Israeli Companies Sold Surveillance Tech and Knowledge Used for Persecuting Dissidents, Journalists, LGBT People: Report
Cyber-tools-deployed to snoop on phone calls, texts, online activity and audio-were allegedly used on civilians, often to grave consequence.
11 hours ago - Newsweek
‘Facebook really is finished' - tech giant hires Nick Clegg as head of global affairs
Facebook has hired the former UK deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as it's head of global affairs and communications, as the company faces increased pressure over it's...
13 hours ago - RT - 9 articles
When AI Misjudgment Is Not an Accident
Intentional bias is another way artificial intelligence could hurt us
14 hours ago - Scientific American
The headlines of News BreaK
Viral obituary brings awareness, donations to nonprofit addiction recovery...
One woman's heartfelt obituary is touching the lives of families struggling with addiction across the globe.
Out of this world: 12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000
Would you pay more than $600,000 for a chunk of the moon?
Alaska governor suspends re-election bid days after lieutenant governor...
Bill Walker's decision to suspend his campaign comes three days after the sudden resignation of Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott over "inappropriate comments" toward a woman.
9-year-old Canadian cashes in on long lines for pot, sells out Girl Scouts...
In the past, Elina has sold her cookies door-to-door and that took weeks, her dad said.
Worsening odds lead to bigger lottery jackpots
DES MOINES, Iowa - If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger. Friday night's Mega Millions grand prize of...
2-year-old boy who captured hearts with his love of Christmas dies of cancer
A little boy with cancer who captured the hearts of many with his love of Christmas has died.
Model Karlie Kloss marries Jared Kushner's brother, Joshua
The recently married couple has managed to keep their relationship extremely private - in spite of Kloss's high-profile career and Kushner's close connection to the White House.
Saudi government says Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside consulate
Saudi Arabian state media confirmed on Friday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the regime's Istanbul consulate and said the kingdom's Deputy President of General...
Man gets 12 years in prison for biting ex-girlfriend's lip off
The woman underwent emergency plastic surgery but doctors were not able to reattach her lip.
Caravan Migrants Break Guatemala Border Fence, Rush Mexico
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala - Migrants traveling in a mass caravan burst through a Guatemalan border fence and streamed by the thousands toward Mexican territory on Friday, defying...