Verizon to let users opt out of 'supercookies' after public outcry
Dan Taylor - 15 hours ago
Verizon to let users opt out of 'supercookies' after public outcry
Privacy advocates slammed Verizon for not being up front with customers about the existence of supercookies, and also not providing a way for users to opt out of them.
McDonald's launches new way to pay: Hugs and kisses
David Keup - Jan 31, 2015
McDonald's new "Pay with Lovin'" campaign commercial will first air during Super Bowl XLIX Sunday.
Why McDonald's should fear Shake Shack
David Keup - Jan 31, 2015
Shake Shack's share prices exceeds $48 per share and is planning on opening 10 stores a year starting this year.
The Gorillaz confirm their return to music
Stephen Jordan - Jan 31, 2015
After a hiatus, the members of Gorillaz are reuniting and returning to the studio.
Hezbollah leader assassination was by U.S. and Israel
Gregory Baskin - Jan 31, 2015
The operation was designed so the U.S. could object and call it off, but could not execute.
San Jose woman slain by street racers San Jose woman slain by street racers
Christopher Duggan - Jan 31, 2015
Street racing is an activity that has been on the rise in parts of California.
NASA satellite launched to monitor global soil moisture NASA satellite launched to monitor global soil moisture
Gregory Baskin - Jan 31, 2015
Real-time data will now be part of drought and flood predictions.
Islamic State claims to have beheaded Japanese journalist Islamic State claims to have beheaded Japanese journalist
Beth Balen - Jan 31, 2015
A video was released Saturday night showing what appears to be the beheading death of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.
DARPA funded robot learns to cook by watching YouTube videos
Justin Beach - Jan 31, 2015
University of Massachusetts researchers have demonstrated a robot than can learn by watching and remember what it has learned.
Research suggests chicks can count.
Peter Lane - Jan 31, 2015
New research suggests that chicks mentally visualize ascending numbers from right to left in the same way humans do when they count.
California sea slug population booms as oceans warm
Justin Beach - Jan 31, 2015
Warming oceans mean changing animal populations along California's coasts.
Rose Byrne to reprise the role of Moira MacTaggert in upcoming X-Men film Rose Byrne to reprise the role of Moira MacTaggert in upcoming X-Men film
Agustin Guerrero - Jan 31, 2015
Rose Byrne will return as Moira MacTaggert in the upcoming film X-Men: Apocalypse.
Binge eating disorder drug approved Binge eating disorder drug approved
Gregory Baskin - Jan 31, 2015
Risks include sudden death, psychiatric problems, stroke or heart attacks.
Eddie Murphy to return to 'Saturday Night Live' stage for first time in three decades
Steven DiCarlo - Jan 31, 2015
Comedian has reportedly put his bad blood with the sketch show behind him and will appear in its 40th anniversary special.
HBO promises 'Justice has a price' in 'Game of Thrones' season five trailer
Steven DiCarlo - Jan 31, 2015
Sansa Stark's quest for vengeance and Daenerys Targaryen's return to Westeros to be highlights of series' fifth season.
Katy Perry promises sharks, lions and other special guests for Super Bowl halftime show Katy Perry promises sharks, lions and other special guests for Super Bowl halftime show
Steven DiCarlo - Jan 31, 2015
Perry claims her performances will cause "jaws to drop" and "faces to melt."
New space telescope will be 1000 times sharper than Hubble New space telescope will be 1000 times sharper than Hubble
Christina Kelly - Jan 31, 2015
Finally, the technology to make this telescope has become a reality.
Measles spread hits a yearly high after only a month into the new year
Kate Ferguson - Jan 31, 2015
The recent outbreak of the measles spread hits a yearly high after only a month into the new year.
Measles spread hits a yearly high after only a month into the new year
Kate Ferguson - Jan 31, 2015
The recent outbreak of the measles spread hits a yearly high after only a month into the new year.
Google Now increases in power by including third-party apps Google Now increases in power by including third-party apps
Kaela Amaral - Jan 31, 2015
The app that you were already obsessed with just got even better.
'Dragon dinosaur' unearthed in China 'Dragon dinosaur' unearthed in China
Christina Kelly - Jan 31, 2015
The discovery could explain the creation of the dragon myth.
Missy Elliot rumored to join Katy Perry's Super Bowl performance Missy Elliot rumored to join Katy Perry's Super Bowl performance
Kate Ferguson - Jan 31, 2015
Missy Elliot is the most recent surprise allegedly joining Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime show.
'Chris Kyle Day' declared in Texas to honor 'American Sniper' subject 'Chris Kyle Day' declared in Texas to honor 'American Sniper' subject
Dan Taylor - Jan 31, 2015
The Clint Eastwood-directed film in which Bradley Cooper portrays Kyle has so far grossed $107 million and is up for an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.
HBO's Game of Thrones will now definitely reach its end before the books HBO's Game of Thrones will now definitely reach its end before the books
Michelle Fitzsimmons - Jan 31, 2015
The sixth GoT installment, The Winds of Winter, won't release until 2016 at the earliest.
Bruce Jenner transitioning to woman: report
Jamie Lloyd - Jan 31, 2015
The former Olympian and reality-show dad is on a "journey," confirms Kim Kardashian.
BMW discovers major security vulnerability with car software
Craig Manning - Jan 31, 2015
BMW was recently informed of a major security vulnerability with ConnectedDrive, the in-car software installed in some recent models.
Why are parents opting out of measles vaccines? Why are parents opting out of measles vaccines?
Courtney Frazer - Jan 31, 2015
The measles epidemic is growing with new cases being confirmed each day, but why are so many people choosing to opt-out of the vaccine?
Measles outbreak causes concern for Super Bowl Measles outbreak causes concern for Super Bowl
Joey Carney - Jan 31, 2015
Rising concerns about measles outbreak for the Super Bowl may be unfounded, though authorities are urging caution.
Shake Shack stuns investors, doubles its stock price on first day of IPO Shake Shack stuns investors, doubles its stock price on first day of IPO
Dan Taylor - Jan 31, 2015
Shake Shack, which has 63 locations on the East Coast, hopes to use the IPO funding to expand to 450 locations eventually.
George P. Bush, son of Jeb Bush, rallies for school choice in Texas George P. Bush, son of Jeb Bush, rallies for school choice in Texas
Dan Taylor - Jan 31, 2015
Conservatives have compared school choice to the civil rights movement, arguing that people should be able to send their kids to private schools with state funding if public schools aren't working.
Art museums bet on Super Bowl with painting exchange Art museums bet on Super Bowl with painting exchange
Cynthia Collins - Jan 31, 2015
The Seattle Art Museum and The Clark Art Institute have a painting exchange bet based on the winner of the 2015 Super Bowl.
Marriott to cease blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots
Michael Green - Jan 31, 2015
The hotel chain will drop its FCC petition on customer Wi-Fi blocking.
Tim Cook: Most iPhone 6 buyers switched over from Android
Craig Manning - Jan 31, 2015
Apple CEO Tim Cook recently claimed that only 15 percent of iPhone 6 buyers upgraded to the device from older iPhone models.
After 'screw the left' speech in Iowa, Sarah Palin earns scorn -- sometimes from GOP After 'screw the left' speech in Iowa, Sarah Palin earns scorn -- sometimes from GOP
Dan Taylor - Jan 31, 2015
Sarah Palin was heavily criticized for her recent speech in Iowa after she became incoherent on several occasions.
San Francisco police detain man after finding body parts in suitcase San Francisco police detain man after finding body parts in suitcase
Dan Taylor - Jan 31, 2015
Police said the man had been spotted in surveillance footage in the general area outside of the store where the remains were found, and that they had also detained a second suspect in the case.
Massachusetts-based nonprofit willing to pay thousands for your poop Massachusetts-based nonprofit willing to pay thousands for your poop
Agustin Guerrero - Jan 30, 2015
Nonprofit OpenBiome is willing to pay for healthy poop donations.
National Weather Service 'potentially historic' snowstorm forecast costs East Coast millions due to unnecessary shutdowns National Weather Service 'potentially historic' snowstorm forecast costs East Coast millions due to unnecessary shutdowns
Beth Balen - Jan 30, 2015
The snowstorm that wasn't cost the East Coast millions after unnecessary shutdowns.
Climate change is causing Iceland to rise and could increase volcanic activity
Justin Beach - Jan 30, 2015
As Iceland's glaciers recede, the land underneath is literally rising which could cause problems for everyone.
Poll: American public respects science but disagrees with scientists views
Justin Beach - Jan 30, 2015
A new survey shows a broad gap between the public and scientists on many important scientific topics.
Scientists believe Neptune-like planets could support life
Peter Lane - Jan 30, 2015
Scientists believe Neptune-like gas planets could be made habitable.
Research suggests that chicks may use mental number lines
Justin Beach - Jan 30, 2015
Research suggests that baby chickens assign higher values to numbers on the right of a line.