By ABC News

Sep 30, 2014 6:35pm

Gates Praises Boost in Philanthropy, Pledges $50M Ebola Aid

As the world lauded Bill Gates’ foundation for its largest humanitarian pledge ever — $50 million to help in the fight against the spread of Ebola in West Africa — the wealthiest man in America expressed excitement over the rise of philanthropy among the young,… Read More »

Sep 19, 2014 12:58pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook Surprises Fans Waiting in Line for iPhone 6

It’s a big day for Tim Cook, too. The Apple CEO surprised iPhone enthusiasts who were lined up outside an Apple store today in Palo Alto, California, waiting to buy the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Cook posed for selfies with Apple enthusiasts… Read More »

Sep 11, 2014 5:00pm

Meet the Spinosaurus: Only Dinosaur Known to Swim

If you think sharks are terrors in the water, wait until you hear about the Spinosaurus. Fossils from Morocco have provided the most complete skeleton of the aquatic dinosaur, which roamed the waterways during the Cretaceous period, according to research published in the journal Science. The… Read More »

Aug 6, 2014 5:42pm

The Simpler Way to Unsubscribe From Email Lists

Google unveiled a new link at the top of Gmail messages today that makes it easier for users to unsubscribe from email lists. There’s nothing worse than having an inbox full of clutter and then having to scroll to the bottom of a message to… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 5, 2014 8:16pm

Rosetta to Orbit Comet After 10-Year Space Journey

By Clayton Sandell and Gina Sunseri A 10-year, nearly 4-billion-mile space journey will make history Wednesday when a tiny spacecraft begins the first-ever orbit of a comet that scientists believe may hold clues about the dawn of the solar system and life on Earth. Since… Read More »

Jul 31, 2014 7:08pm

Why NFL Players Will Soon Have a Real Chip on Their Shoulders

Some of your favorite NFL players will soon have a chip on their shoulders. The NFL announced today it is installing Zebra Technologies’ real-time tracking systems in 17 stadiums for the 2014 season. The quarter-sized chips on players’ uniforms will sync up with radio receivers in the… Read More »

Jul 31, 2014 9:42am

Facebook Brings Free Internet to Mobile Users in Zambia

It’s not just owning a smartphone that’s expensive — it’s the data plan. Facebook introduced an app today that will give mobile users in Zambia free, limited access to the internet. The app is part of Facebook’s collaborative Internet.org initiative, which aims to bring internet… Read More »

Jul 23, 2014 2:38pm

Israeli-Gaza Conflict As Seen From Space

The death, destruction and chaos from the Israeli-Gaza conflict has been captured in striking photos on the ground, but even astronauts can see the fighting as it unfolds. Alexander Gerst, a European astronaut working at the International Space Station, captured a photo of rocket fire… Read More »

Jul 23, 2014 11:55am

Android Wear Handles Everything From Pizzas to Your Love Life

It turns out Android Wear can even help you figure out your love life. Tinder is among the three dozen and counting apps that are available on the smart watch, which was unveiled last month at the annual Google developer’s conference in San Francisco. Google… Read More »

Jul 17, 2014 1:19pm

Facebook Launches App For Famous People

Facebook wants to put you in touch with your favorite celebrity. The social network launched a new app today, called “Mentions,” that is available to actors, musicians and other influencers who have verified pages. More than 800 million of Facebook’s users are connected to celebrities… Read More »