A NASA rover travels.

NASA's Moon Surface Simulation Could Help In Possible Return There

Before NASA can return people to the moon, it first has to test technology to keep astronauts safe.

 | Clayton Sandell

Google browser.

How To Remove Your Personal Information From Google Searches

You can now remove things like your address, phone number and signature from Google. Here’s a step-by-step guide to protect your personal information.

 | Tricia Goss

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Federal Trade Commission Warns Of Student Loan Relief Scams

Cybersecurity experts told Newsy the relief program is particularly lucrative to scammers because it offers a huge target for information and money.

 | Tyler Adkisson

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

Musk Reportedly Plans To Cut 75% Of Twitter Staff Upon Acquisition

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk plans to lay off nearly 7,500 Twitter workers, according to The Washington Post.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Netflix headquarters.

Netflix Will Charge Fees For Sharing Your Password Starting In 2023

Netflix confirmed that it will begin charging accounts that share passwords early next year. Here’s how much your bill could increase.

 | Tricia Goss

People stand in the parking lot of the Tops Friendly Market.

NY Leaders Propose Measures To Keep Violent Videos Offline

The recommendations are contained in a report examining the role of online platforms in the May 14 attack at a Tops Friendly Market.

 | AP and Maura Sirianni

Kanye West.

Kanye West To Buy Conservative Social Media Platform Parler

Parlement Technologies and West, legally known as Ye, said the acquisition should be completed this year, but details on the price were not revealed.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

Musk: SpaceX Might Keep Funding Satellite Service In Ukraine

Early Friday, Musk tweeted that it was costing SpaceX $20 million a month to support Ukraine’s communications needs.

 | AP

Boom Supersonic.

Why Are Supersonic Jets Making A Comeback?

The aviation industry is bullish on a future where travel takes half as long. That means New York to London in under four hours. So what will it take?

 | Simon Kaufman

A person types on a keyboard.

Pioneering Privacy Law Runs Into More Trouble In Maryland

Newsy has learned Maryland missed a key deadline in the rollout of new ancestry DNA privacy rules, another sign of trouble for the stalled law.

 | Patrick Terpstra

Elon Musk

What Happens If Elon Musk Buys Twitter?

Experts are worried, based on Musk’s comments on how speech should be moderated on social media.

 | Tyler Adkisson

Next Level: What Does The Future Of Gaming Look Like?

Next Level: What Does The Future Of Gaming Look Like?

From dropping quarters into arcades to strapping on a virtual reality headset, the way we play video games is always changing.

 | Matt Picht and Jennifer Smart

Twitter logo.

Judge Delays Twitter Trial, Giving Musk Time To Seal $44B Buyout

The judge gave Elon Musk and Twitter until Oct. 28 to close the deal, or a trial originally set for Oct. 17 will happen in November.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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Are Social Media Platforms Ready For The Midterms?

As Americans get ready for midterm elections, many social media platforms are tightening up on cybersecurity to protect voters.

 | Meg Hilling

Debris from Hurricane Ian in Florida

After Hurricane Ian, Florida Now Deals With Online Charity Scams

Florida officials have warned people to be wary of fake charity funds spread through social media.

 | Tyler Adkisson

President Joe Biden

President Biden To Mark IBM Investment With Democrats In Tough Races

Democrats facing tough midterms races have largely avoided appearing with President Biden as his approval rating has slumped.

 | AP

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Knowing What's Real When It Comes To Medical Misinformation

One doctor says she sees posts on social media all too often that are spreading false information.

 | Alexa Liacko

The Twitter logo on a screen of the New York Stock Exchange.

Report: Elon Musk Proposes Going Ahead With Deal To Buy Twitter

The Tesla CEO has proposed to follow through with a deal to buy the social media platform for $54.20 per share, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday.

 | AP and Bianca Facchinei and Scripps News Staff

A person scans a QR code with their phone.

QR Codes Are Reshaping Public Transit, But Are They Safe?

QR codes are great for concert tickets and sporting events, but are they practical for city buses and subways?

 | Scripps News Staff

Next Level: Can Gaming Be For Everyone?

Video games can reach a vastly broad audience. But deeply-rooted mechanics and stereotypes can still create a barrier to entry for some players.

 | Matt Picht

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

Musk, Twitter CEO Delay Questioning Ahead Of October Trial

Both sides have postponed their depositions ahead of an October trial that will decide who's at fault for the collapse of Musk's bid to buy Twitter.

 | AP

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

Elon Musk Faces Deposition With Twitter Ahead Of October Trial

A trial is set to begin Oct. 17 that will decide whether the Tesla CEO must follow through with his $44 billion proposal to buy Twitter.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Next Level: Remixing Video Games

Next Level: Can Modders Save Games By Breaking Them?

There's a long-standing tradition of amateur game developers tinkering with the content of finished games.

 | Matt Picht and Jennifer Smart

Susan Meiklejohn wears a device for transcranial direct current stimulation

Breakthrough Device Could Ease Deep Depression

A very small group of just several hundred Americans is trying an at-home medical treatment involving electrical stimulation of part of the brain.

 | Jason Bellini

Next Level: Gaming's Cinematic Golden Age

Next Level: Are We On The Brink Of Gaming's Cinematic Golden Age?

Video games and movies have many things in common, but efforts to adapt franchises from one medium to another have historically been met with failure.

 | Casey Mendoza and Matt Picht and Jennifer Smart

Woman working at call center.

How Accent-Changing Apps Are Removing Communication Barriers

Apps like Sanas are helping smooth communication by removing accent barriers that can lead to misunderstandings.

 | Cat Sandoval

A call center worker looks at a computer.

Call Center Technology Could Remove Accents From Customer Service

New AI technology for call centers can essentially remove foreign accents on phone calls, but does this perpetuate discrimination issues?

 | Scripps News Staff

Top executives from Meta, YouTube, TikTok and Twitter are sworn in before Congress.

TikTok, Other Social Companies Address Data Privacy Before Congress

TikTok's chief operating officer and other social media executives commented on national security concerns in a Wednesday Congressional hearing.

 | Tyler Adkisson

TikTok logo

Report: TikTok Search Results Riddled With Misinformation

The amount of misinformation — and the ease with which it can be found — is especially troubling given TikTok's popularity with young people.

 | AP

Twitter whistleblower Peiter Zatko

Whistleblower Lays Out Twitter's Data Security Troubles

Former head of Twitter security Peiter Zatko explained the company has previously employed foreign agents.

 | Tyler Adkisson