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Facebook has a new name but the same old problems

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Facebook has a new name but the same old problems
Facebook has a new name but the same old problems
Plagued by scandals, Facebook rebrands itself as Meta. The tech giant still must earn back our trust.
Broadband
Digital divide fix at risk as $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill remains stalled
Digital divide fix at risk as $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill remains stalled

The stakes are high for expanding broadband access in the US, as House Democrats postpone another vote.

Wellness
FDA reportedly poised to clear Pfizer's COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11
FDA reportedly poised to clear Pfizer's COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11

The CDC also needs to sign off on the vaccine before younger kids can get shots.

Mobile
Apple warns of more supply chain woes after iPhone 13 drives revenue surge
Apple warns of more supply chain woes after iPhone 13 drives revenue surge

The tech giant's financial disclosures follow the release of new Macs, iPads and the iPhone 13.

Tech Industry
Amazon profits halved amid slowing sales growth
Amazon profits halved amid slowing sales growth

The company is still very profitable.

Computing
Facebook goes Meta: What is the metaverse and why is Big Tech obsessed?
Facebook goes Meta: What is the metaverse and why is Big Tech obsessed?

Facebook is going "meta," but what does that even mean?

Science
Watch the sun spit out a whopper X1 solar flare
Watch the sun spit out a whopper X1 solar flare

The sun had an outburst, and it could feed into some impressive aurora action on Earth.

Internet Culture
TikTok goes wild: Meet the adventurers taking you into the great outdoors
TikTok goes wild: Meet the adventurers taking you into the great outdoors

Tech and nature can seem at odds, but not on TikTok.

Science
Science of fear: Why we love a good Halloween fright
Science of fear: Why we love a good Halloween fright

"Fear and excitement are two sides of the same coin."

Culture
Werewolves, vampires and moon people: Revisiting lost movie monsters
Werewolves, vampires and moon people: Revisiting lost movie monsters

Forgotten flicks from long ago continue to influence the big screen today, on Halloween and all year round.

Featured video 
Apple Watch Series  7: How does it stand up to water and dust?
Apple Watch Series 7: How does it stand up to water and dust?

Apple calls the Series 7 "the most durable Apple Watch" it's ever built. We'll see about that.

DITCH YOUR KEYS 
Smart locks bring your front door online
A smart lock can offer convenience, security, automation and peace of mind over a traditional lock. See our favorites.
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