Bloomberg's online campaign tests Facebook…

Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign is pouring money into an unconventional online effort that is testing social media policies and blurring the lines between satire and misinformation

Billionaire Warren Buffett Ditches His Flip Phone…

Billionaire Warren Buffett Ditches His Flip Phone for an iPhone The 89-year-old investor was previously known for his usage of the older device. Buffett, who recently used a Samsung Haven, says his flip phone is "permanently gone." He now has an iPhone 11, which makes sense considering his 5.6 percent ownership of Apple stock. The iPhone is not his only Apple device. He also has an iPad for checking stocks. Talking with CNBC, Buffett says his iPhone is one of many people have given to him. Smartphones are able to do many things, but Buffett adds he is only using it for phone calls.

This Is Why Movie Bad Guys Never Have iPhones

In the version of the world that Apple wants to see on the big screen, only the good guys have iPhones, according to Knives Out and Last Jedi director Rian Johnson. In what may be a spoiler for Knives Out and numerous other films, Johnson tells Vanity Fair that "Apple,...

Microsoft says virus hurting supply chain more…

The virus outbreak in China is hurting Microsoft more than expected, as the company says it won't meet targets that had already factored in the uncertainty

First-of-Its-Kind Amazon Store Is Missing One Key…

Tuesday's likely to be a big day in Seattle's Capitol Hill district, where Reuters reports that the first Amazon Go Grocery store is opening, with just one thing missing: cashiers. Customers simply walk into the 10,400-square-foot site—smaller than the 40,000 square feet or so found in the...

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Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With…

Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With New Tweets The update is called "continue thread," and it is available on Twitter's iOS app. Only some users have access for now, and Twitter has not revealed when everyone will get it. To use "continue thread," a composition window becomes available when you write out a new tweet. This window lets you see old tweets and threads, allowing you to pick which one to link with the new message. In the older tweet, "continue thread" is an option in the three dots menu. Once clicked, your latest tweet merges with the past thread.

Need 2 Know: Debate Takeaways, Markets Plunge…

These are the headlines you Need 2 Know for Wednesday, February 26, 2020.

Delta reduces flights to Korea as virus outbreak…

The new virus is taking a broader toll on airline travel

Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices

Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices The tech giant has confirmed its game streaming service will be available on a range of Android devices following the Feb. 20 update. The company revealed that “in addition to the Pixel family, Stadia will now support phones from Samsung, ASUS, and Razer.” A WiFi connection is required, while Google reiterated Stadia can also be used on tablets, desktops, laptops and on TVs through Google Chromecast Ultra. Google’s vice president, Phil Harrison, recently confirmed the company is planning a free tier edition of Stadia later this year. Phil Harrison, via statement

Intuit Drops $7.1B in Stock and Cash to Buy…

Credit Karma, which had been planning an initial public offering by now, has agreed to be taken over by Intuit for $7.1 billion in cash and stock. Intuit's products include TurboTax, Quickbooks and Mint. Credit Karma offers free credit scores and free tax filing services, then sells other financial...

Panasonic scraps solar panels partnership with…

Panasonic is pulling out of its partnership with Tesla to produce solar panels at a factory in New York state

Warren Buffett's Flip Phone Is 'Permanently Gone'

After years of encouragement in the form of gift iPhones, as well as an offer from Apple's CEO to fly to Omaha to set one up for him, Warren Buffett has made the switch. He's now using the new iPhone11, CNBC reports. What did he do with his old phone?...

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TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids…

TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids Can Spend on App 'Family Safety Mode' has made its debut in the U.K. It will spread to other areas in the coming weeks. Parents must have their own TikTok accounts to make the feature work. The mode lets parents control how much of the app kids can use, such as restricting certain content. Parents can also limit the amount of messages their child's account receives. Shutting off messages completely is an option too. TikTok blog post, via The Verge

Need 2 Know: Weinstein Verdict, Dow Down 1,000

These are the headlines you Need 2 Know for Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

Virgin Galactic reports high interest in its…

Virgin Galactic has received nearly 8,000 online reservations of interest since its first successful test flight into space 14 months ago

Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down in surprise…

Disney CEO Bob Iger is stepping down immediately

Off-Duty Officers Fight Crime On Date Night

Two off-duty Kentucky police officers were on their weekly date night at Raising Cane's Chicken only to be surprised when an armed robber entered the restaurant demanding money from the cashier. Detective Chase McKeown and Officer Nicole McKeown were only feet away and immediately came to the rescue.

Samsung says it leaked data on handful of UK…

Samsung says a “technical error” caused its U.K. website to display other customers' personal information

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NTSB: Tesla Autopilot, distracted driver caused…

A federal safety board has determined that Tesla’s partially automated driving system steered an electric SUV into a concrete barrier on a Silicon Valley freeway because it was operating under conditions it couldn't handle, and because the driver likely was distracted by playing a game on smartphone