Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY Published 8:32 p.m. ET Aug. 8, 2020 | Updated 8:57 p.m. ET Aug. 9, 2020CLOSE Facebook is launching a new app for Instagram called Reels. The app is almost identical to popular social media app TikTok. USA TODAYCould a Twitter and TikTok merger be in the works?The Wall Street Journal reported…
Brett Molina, USA TODAY Published 3:40 p.m. ET July 31, 2020 | Updated 4:19 p.m. ET July 31, 2020CLOSE Many high profile Twitter accounts were hacked on Wednesday. Hackers sent messages promising payment if followers sent money to fake bitcoin accounts. Video ElephantThree people, including a 17-year-old Tampa teen, face charges linked to the largest breach ever…
CLOSE Jim Farley, of Ford Motor Co., talks about the future of the automobile and how Ford will innovate and change demand like they did with the Model T. Detroit Free PressJim Farley has been an executive at Ford Motor Co. for more than a decade, having come home to Detroit by way of Toyota.…
Bob O'Donnell, Special to USA TODAY Published 12:54 p.m. ET Aug. 6, 2020 | Updated 2:02 p.m. ET Aug. 6, 2020CLOSEIt’s not just the hardware; the software matters, too.As a longtime tech industry observer, if I had a dime for every time I heard that phrase, I’d be a rich man. But at Wednesday's Samsung…
CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideLike clockwork, the summer months usher in fresh buzz surrounding the next iPhone.Yes, despite the devastating global coronavirus pandemic and antitrust allegations surrounding Apple – and other big tech giants – the rumor mill about Apple's next flagship smartphone keeps churning.While no one outside of a select few at Apple knows what to expect…
Mike Snider, USA TODAY Published 5:42 p.m. ET Aug. 5, 2020 | Updated 1:56 p.m. ET Aug. 6, 2020CLOSEThe latest repercussion from the coronavirus pandemic? A delay in the arrival of the rebooted Intellivision video game console.The Intellivision Amico, the modern reboot of the iconic Intellivision video game console, which had been scheduled to hit the…
CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideNo less than two years ago, Tesla was facing what many considered to be a make-or-break moment.The verdict is in: Tesla made it.The electric vehicle maker turned a surprising profit in the third quarter of 2019, beginning a streak of four straight periods in the black and inspiring confidence in investors…
Mike Snider, USA TODAY Published 11:25 a.m. ET July 20, 2020 | Updated 2:38 p.m. ET July 20, 2020CLOSEEven the coronavirus pandemic cannot sate Americans' appetite for big TVs.During the spring as state and local regulations across the U.S. recommended people stay at home, consumers purchased televisions at levels normally seen during the holiday season.Some…
When Detroit cops called Robert Williams, he thought it was a prank. But he had been misidentified by controversial facial recognition technology.When the Detroit Police Department called Robert Williams, he thought it was a prank. The voice on the other end of the line told Williams to turn himself in at the DPD's Third Precinct. Why? The…
CLOSE Where does the U.S. stimulus money come from? Here's how the Federal Reserve is saving the economy from the COVID-19 crisis. USA TODAYU.S. stocks posted their worst day in nearly two weeks Wednesday amid worries over the prospects of a quick economic recovery as coronavirus cases jumped, coupled with projections that the global recession will…