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Instagram says it's working on body image issue after report details 'toxic' effect on teen girls

Instagram says it's looking at new ways to discourage users from focusing on their physical appearance after The Wall Street Journal revealed that Facebook researchers have repeatedly found that the photo-sharing platform is toxic for teen girls.


Former Theranos employee describes being starstruck by Elizabeth Holmes, quickly growing concerned over startup's capabilities

The criminal trial of Theranos founder and former CEO Elizabeth Holmes resumed Tuesday with the first full day of witness testimony. Two former employees, including Erika Cheung, who reported the company to regulators in 2015, took the stand.


Activision Blizzard employees accuse company of unfair labor practices

Activision Blizzard employees have filed a complaint accusing the gaming company of unfair labor practices, alleging that it unlawfully cracked down on their organizing efforts that took place in the wake of widespread harassment and discrimination allegations.


You should update your iPhone software right now. Here's why

Apple, like other device makers, issues software updates all the time, but the latest one may be more critical than most.


How to practice religion could be a big question for some space tourists

For centuries, a setting sun has signaled the end of fasting rituals on holidays such as Ramadan and Yom Kippur, a cue to tuck into a delicious meal after a full day of deprivation. But what if the sun's clockwork were to suddenly change, as it does for astronauts riding aboard the International Space Station, which whips around the Earth at 17,000 miles per hour, giving passengers 16 sunrises and sunsets each day?


This mobile app is helping Afghans navigate Kabul following the Taliban takeover

As the Taliban entered Kabul last month, the team behind the crowdsourced news alert app Ehtesab deserted their office in the city. But they continued their work of providing Afghans with critical information, such as which roads were congested and where outbreaks of violence had been reported.


Microsoft will now let its users log in without passwords

Microsoft has a solution for the familiar problem of needing to remember too many passwords: doing away with them altogether.


Four people returned to Earth from a three-day extraterrestrial excursion aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, marking the end of the first-ever flight to Earth's orbit flown entirely by tourists or otherwise non-astronauts.


Apple's iPhone 13 secret weapon is, surprisingly, its price

Apple's new iPhone 13 and 13 Pro lineup features all of the predictable upgrades: faster performance, longer lasting battery life, better screen and new colors.


What to expect at Apple's iPhone 13 event

A bigger iPhone battery that lasts longer. A diagonally-shaped camera system. And one terabyte of storage.


SpaceX will launch four space tourists on a three-day trip in space. Here's everything you need to know

On Wednesday, four people none of whom are professional astronauts will strap themselves into a capsule atop a 200-foot-tall SpaceX rocket that will blast them past the speed of sound and up to 17,500 miles per hour.


Here's everything Apple unveiled at its big iPhone event

Apple unveiled four new iPhones, a new Apple Watch and new iPads on Tuesday during a virtual media event held from California.


SpaceX capsule returns four civilians from orbit, capping off first tourism mission

Four people returned to Earth from a three-day extraterrestrial excursion aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule on Saturday evening, marking the end of the first-ever flight to Earth's orbit flown entirely by tourists or otherwise non-astronauts.


Here's when you can download iOS 15

Apple is releasing iOS 15, its eagerly anticipated operating system for iPhone and iPads, on September 20.


Former Theranos lab worker details concerns about company's ability to conduct blood tests

Erika Cheung, a former Theranos lab worker turned whistleblower, testified Wednesday during the trial of founder Elizabeth Holmes about how she grew increasingly uncomfortable about the startup's ability to accurately conduct blood tests on patients.


Google and Apple said to have removed Navalny voting app as Russian elections begin

A voting app created by allies of prominent Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny was removed from Google and Apple's online stores in Russia just as polls opened for parliamentary elections, according to a series of tweets from Navalny's team on Friday.


SpaceX launches four people to orbit in company's first-ever tourism mission

A SpaceX rocket soared into orbit Wednesday evening, carrying four people none of whom are professional astronauts and kicking off the first-ever mission to Earth's orbit crewed entirely by tourists.


Here's when you can download iOS 15

Apple is releasing iOS 15, its eagerly anticipated operating system for iPhone and iPads, on September 20.


Apple issues urgent iPhone software update to address critical spyware vulnerability

Apple has updated its software for iPhones to address a critical vulnerability that independent researchers say has been exploited by notorious surveillance software to spy on a Saudi activist.


Clive Sinclair, an inventor who helped popularize personal computers, dies at 81

Sinclair created affordable computers including the ZX Spectrum, which prompted a generations of coders to create computer games, as well as famous flops like the C5 electric vehicle.