Samsung’s Galaxy Fold will have support from ‘hundreds’ of apps

Foldable phones aren't worth much without apps that can take advantage of their screens -- Huawei even postponed the Mate X to give app makers more time to optimize their titles. That might not be much of a problem now that the revised Galaxy Fold i...

BBC, tech giants will fight fake news with an ‘early warning system’

Tech companies know disinformation remains a major threat, and they're forming an alliance with a media giant to help fight the online spread of falsehoods. The BBC has partnered with Facebook, Google and Twitter on a strategy to fight fake news and...

Facebook debuts new notifications to fight vaccine misinformation

Following on the heels of Pinterest, Facebook is launching a new initiative aimed at combating anti-vaccine misinformation. Moving forward, whenever Facebook users search for vaccine-related content, including through groups and hashtags, the social...

Facebook, Google meet intelligence agencies to talk 2020 election security

Both intelligence agencies and tech companies are gearing up to secure the 2020 US election, and that apparently includes some heart-to-heart conversations between the two. Bloomberg sources have learned that Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter a...

Twitter temporarily disables tweeting via SMS after account hijacks

Twitter isn't taking any chances in the wake of hackers compromising the accounts of celebrities and its own CEO. The social site is "temporarily" disabling the option to tweet via SMS until there's greater security in place. Carriers need to addre...

Trump tries to overturn ruling stopping him from blocking Twitter users

President Trump is determined to challenge an appeals court ruling preventing him from blocking critics on Twitter. The Justice Department has filed papers for Trump that demanded a rehearing by the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, ar...