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Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps from the platform for privacy reasons, it announced in a blogpost on Friday. The removals come as part of an ongoing investigation into how developers use data, which the company started after the Cambridge Analytica scandal in March 2018. The news also reveals that the platform is …

The Sauk County Health Department is urging people to stop using vape and e-cigarette products. The health advisory, issued in partnership with similar agencies in Adams, Juneau and Richland counties, comes after the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 35 cases of people hospitalized with severe lung or respiratory illnesses. All patients had reported recent …

Ashish Sharma, founder and CEO, CivilCops. By Deepsekhar Choudhury Participation in democracy is no longer a once-in-five-years phenomenon. Citizens frequently raise civic issues on social media platforms asking ministers to act upon grievances. Taking a cue, in 2017 Ashish Sharma started CivilCops— a company that seeks to not only streamline complaints regarding day-to-day issues such …

Four Boston College students accidentally locked an unidentified intruder in the basement of their Kirkwood Rd. house on the night of Sept. 3. In response to the incident, BC Police Department Chief Bill Evans advised students new to off-campus living to be careful with home security, especially early in the semester. The residents—who asked to …

Sophia, the viral robot from Hanson Robotics, famous for becoming the first world citizen and once threatening to destroy humankind, is issuing a new warning for how humans operate with technology. In an exclusive interview with Yahoo Finance’s YFi PM, the three-year-old robot noted that inherently imperfect humans coding the technologies of tomorrow remain an …

Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle defends the US against ballistic missiles by destroying them while they are still in space. WASHINGTON: The Missile Defense Agency has developed a classified draft request for proposals as it tries to rapidly restart a stalled ballistic missile interceptor program designed to knock down North Korean missiles in space.  Dubbed the Next …

Dr. Marc Siegel, Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine, downplayed concerns over Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden’s bloody eye during a CNN town hall event but did indicate that he was concerned over Biden’s mental health for a variety of reasons. Siegel, who qualified what he said by noting that he …

Mike Mayock issues statement regarding status of Antonio Brown  Raiders.com The Raiders plan to suspend Antonio Brown after argument with GM Mike Mayock | SportsCenter  ESPN Opinion: Antonio Brown saga must leave Raiders with deep regret for teaming up with WR  USA TODAY Antonio Brown to be suspended by Raiders in wake of latest stunt  Yardbarker Antonio Brown has …

Senior aides in Donald Trump’s entourage have accused the G7 host and French president, Emmanuel Macron, of seeking to embarrass his US counterpart by making the summit focus on “niche issues” such as climate change, according to multiple US media reports. Macron’s plan to heal divisions among G7 leaders in Biarritz this weekend apparently did …

Former Washington County Board of Education President Justin Hartings has served on the Maryland Board of Education since Gov. Larry Hogan appointed him in 2016. He just completed a one-year term as president of the state board, and recently sat down with Herald-Mail Media’s Tamela Baker to discuss statewide education issues. Q: You were president …