Technology

Motorola unveils new Razr smartphone

An iconic phone that was a hot item in the late ‘90s is coming back with a radical update. The Motorola Razr cell phone was popular until the early 2000s in part because of its sleek, slim clamshell design and metal construction. …

Facebook launches new cross-platform payment system

MENLO PARK, Calif. (NBC) – Facebook is launching a new payment system, called Facebook Pay. It will be available for use on Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook messenger. The service is designed to facilitate payments across the company’s social networks and apps. …

Study shows more women pursuing tech careers

SAN JOSE, Calif. (NBC News) – Silicon Valley has traditionally been known as a “boys club,” but new research shows that more women are pursuing tech careers. According to a new study from an early career network, called Handshake, there’s a 200 …

Twitter says ‘no’ to political ads

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (NBC) – Twitter announced Wednesday it will no longer take political ads. In a series of tweets, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey laid out the company’s reasoning. Dorsey said Twitter considered only eliminating ads from candidates but felt that left …

Facebook wants to make platform safer for women

MENLO PARK, Calif. (CNN) – Facebook is using artificial intelligence to fight for women’s safety. The platform said in a blog post Tuesday that it is working to make its social media platforms safer for women, including preventing revenge porn. Facebook said …