Twitter launches ‘Birdwatch’ community forum to combat misinformation

Twitter’s pilot program, Birdwatch, hopes to combat misleading information. Angela Lang/CNET Twitter on Monday announced a new community-driven forum called Birdwatch that’s meant to combat misinformation and disinformation on the site. The pilot forum allows Twitter users to identify information in tweets they believe to be misleading and add notes that provide helpful context, the […]

SpaceX launches a record 100-plus satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX shared this scenic view of a Falcon 9 awaiting launch. SpaceX SpaceX lifted a record-breaking number of satellites in a single payload when its Transporter-1 ride-share mission blasted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 7 a.m. PT (10 a.m. ET) on Sunday...

Google’s Look to Speak app launches on Android 9.0 and up

Google Google’s Look to Speak app will help non-verbal people communicate on the go. It’s rolling out widely on Tuesday on Android 9.0 and up. The app presents a few options of phrases, and you choose the one you want with a glance. Your phone will then...