How To Take Hands-free Photos And Other iPhone Hacks You May Not Know

There are tons of iPhone hacks out there designed to make life simpler, and often they aren't publicized.

 | Emily O'Brien

Two people place flowers at a growing memorial in front of a campus entrance sign for the University of Idaho.

University Of Idaho Professor Sues TikTok Psychic Over Murder Claims

The lawsuit claims Ashley Guillard told her 100K TikTok followers baseless claims that professor Rebecca Scofield was involved in four recent murders.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Mobile Wallets Are Convenient, But How Safe Are They?

An expert says adding a debit or credit card to your mobile wallet actually adds a layer of protection.

 | John Matarese

Twitter CEO Elon Musk

Musk Says He'll Be Twitter CEO Until A Replacement Is Found

Elon Musk's announcement came after millions of Twitter users asked him to step down in an unscientific poll the billionaire himself created.

 | AP

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FBI Warns Parents Of Increase In 'Sextortion' Cases Among Kids, Teens

Sextortion often involves kids or teens who are coerced into sending explicit images online then being extorted for money to keep them private.

 | Jamal Andress

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Is WhatsApp Safe? Here's What You Need To Know

It can be a safe communication tool when you use it wisely and take precautions to protect your privacy and security. Here's how.

 | Tricia Goss

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EU Accuses Meta Of Antitrust Breaches With Classified Ads

The European Union's executive commission took issue with the tech company tying its online classified ad business, Facebook Marketplace, to Facebook.

 | AP

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

Twitter Poll Closes With Users Voting For Musk's Exit As Chief

There was no immediate announcement from Twitter, or Musk, about whether he would step down, though Musk said that he would abide by the results.

 | AP

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Musk Polls Twitter Users About Whether He Should Step Down

Elon Musk also promised not to make any more major policy changes without an online survey of users.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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Twitter Bans Linking To Facebook, Instagram, Other Rivals

The banned platforms include mainstream websites such as Facebook and Instagram, and upstart rivals Mastodon, Tribel, Nostr, Post and Truth Social.

 | AP

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Twitter Under Elon Musk: Violating Free Speech Or Preventing Doxxing?

Twitter CEO Elon Musk suspending some journalists' accounts has worried press freedom advocates, but he says it's because of policy.

 | Bianca Facchinei

Elon Musk.

Twitter Suspends Journalists Who Wrote About Owner Elon Musk

The sudden suspensions followed Elon Musk’s decision to permanently ban an account that tracked his private jet using publicly available data.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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Twitter Changes Rules Over Account Tracking Elon Musk's Jet

The @elonjet flight-tracking account has also been suspended after Musk tweeted that a "crazy stalker" attacked a car in Los Angeles carrying his son.

 | AP

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How To Screen Record On Your iPhone

Grabbing a video clip from your iPhone's screen lets you capture a webinar, create a tutorial or save something funny to share later on social media.

 | Tricia Goss

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Lithium Batteries On E-Bikes Are Exploding Without Warning

The New York City Fire Department says at least 200 fires and six deaths were caused by lithium batteries on electric bikes in 2022.

 | Axel Turcios

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Musk's Twitter Disbands Its Trust And Safety Advisory Group

Twitter informed the advisory group via email that it was disbanding it shortly before a meeting was to take place, according to multiple members.

 | AP

Sam Bankman-Fried, former CEO of the failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX.

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Arrested In The Bahamas

Bankman-Fried is under criminal investigation by U.S. and Bahamian authorities following the collapse last month of FTX.

 | AP

Robots in a hospital

How Is Automation Transforming The Economy?

Robots are already changing the way we commute, deliver goods, care for patients, and even what we do in the bedroom.

 | Bianca Facchinei and Eli Kintisch

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Amazon Customers Max Out 'Thank My Driver' Program In 1 Day

The initiative let customers send $5 to delivery workers on Amazon's dime.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Amazon Gives Delivery Drivers $5 If You Tell Alexa To Thank Them

Amazon is paying the drivers directly, so saying thanks is free for customers — but the promotion ends after 1 million thanks are given.

 | Bridget Sharkey

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Wordle Beats Out The Queen In Google’s Year In Search 2022

Google’s annual list reveals the top search trends of the year in a range of categories — a serial killer and American treasure also made the top 10.

 | Tricia Goss

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Microsoft Strikes 10-Year Deal With Nintendo On 'Call Of Duty'

Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox, tweeted that Microsoft “entered into a 10-year commitment" worth $69 billion to bring "Call of Duty" to Nintendo.

 | AP

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Meta Threatens To Pull News From Platforms Over Proposed Media Law

The proposal from Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar would allow media organizations to negotiate compensation for news content shared on Meta platforms.

 | Gage Jackson

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Twitter Is Tackling Child Exploitation, Though Musk Cut Team In Charge

Elon Musk inherited Twitter's issue of taking down child sexual abuse material appearing on the platform. He says it's his top priority to address.

 | Tyler Adkisson

San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott

San Francisco Will Allow Police To Deploy Robots That Kill

San Francisco police would only use killer robots "in extreme circumstances to save or prevent further loss of innocent lives," a spokesperson said.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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Pepsi Contest Calls For Mixing Soda And Milk For 'Pilk And Cookies'

Pepsi's new sweepstakes builds on a TikTok trend by asking fans to mix up a soda and milk, or 'pilk,' for a pilk and cookies holiday photo.

 | Kaitlin Gates

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Fmr. CIA Official Calls For Restrictions On Officers Working At TikTok

The CIA's former acting general counsel told Newsy Congress should put post-employment restrictions in place.

 | Sasha Ingber

The Google logo is displayed at their offices.

New Setting Stops Google Chrome From Draining Your Laptop's Battery

Google Chrome introduced a new Energy Saver feature at the end of November. If surfing drains your battery quickly, follow these steps to set it up.

 | Tricia Goss

The cast of "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" arrive at the film's premiere.

Why Don't More Streaming Services Debut Their Films In Theaters?

Even with the box office bouncing back in 2022, the theater is no longer the main way to release a new movie, like Netflix's "Glass Onion."

 | Casey Mendoza

EU Warns Musk To Beef Up Twitter Controls Ahead Of New Rules

The EU's commissioner for digital policy told Elon Musk Twitter will have to increase efforts to comply with new rules under the Digital Services Act.

 | AP