The Justice Department has filed an anti-trust lawsuit accusing Google of an illegal monopoly over search and search-related advertising.
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Justice Department Files Anti-Trust Lawsuit Against GoogleThe Justice Department has filed an anti-trust lawsuit accusing Google of an illegal monopoly over search and search-related advertising.
Facebook Says It Will Ban Posts That Deny The HolocaustThe social media giant announced it is expanding its hate speech policy to include content that distorts or denies the Holocaust.
West Indian Day Parade Celebration A Hit OnlineRevelers still had a lot of fun celebrating their heritage. They just had to do it a different way due to the coronavirus pandemic. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports
School Officials In Tri-State Area Rushing To Bridge Digital Divide Before Beginning Of Academic YearAs students prepare to return to school, there are unanswered questions about the digital divide. Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands of students are still not connected to Wi-Fi; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Experts Urging Parents To Be Vigilant About Predators With Kids Spending More Time OnlineStay home orders mean kids stay online, making the threat to children from online predators greater now than ever before. Now many experts are urging parents to be vigilant; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
NYC Shelters Upgrading Internet Services Ahead Of School YearThe start of the school year is just weeks away for New York City students, but this year, back-to-school preps look much different for kids living in shelters; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Some Families Still Struggling To Access Internet, Wi-Fi As Remote Learning ContinuesAs students adjust to remote learning, many are still struggling to connect to the internet, and in many rural communities, families lack access to Wi-Fi; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
NYC Parents, Students Concerned About Wi-Fi Issues In Remote LearningMany families say they simply don't have the technology that is reliable enough to adequately do remote learning at home. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports
President Donald Trump Threatens To Ban TikTokThe social media app TikTok is a favorite for teens -- and a favorite target for President Donald Trump. The president has threatened to ban the platform, but the company says it's not going anywhere; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
TikTok Says It's Staying After President Trump Threatens BanThe popular video app TikTok has a message for its users one day after President Donald Trump said he'd ban it in the United States.
Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple CEOs Testify Before House Judiciary Antitrust SubcommitteeThe CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are having a rare turn in the congressional spotlight on Wednesday, with lawmakers posing a critical — and potentially perilous — question for the technology titans: Are you guys too powerful? Nancy Chen reports.
Tech Leaders Face Capitol Hill GrillingThe CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google's parent company Alphabet will testify before the House Judiciary Committee's anti-trust panel.
Reimagining Education: What Will Tech's Role Be In The Classroom After COVID-19?As the school year comes to a close, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has convened a committee with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to reimagine education for students when school goes back in session in the fall. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez spoke to educators about their expectations toward what that will look like.
You Can Celebrate Asian Heritage VirtuallyWhile the usual public celebrations may be a bit restrained this year, Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month’s annual celebration of culture and history are still happening online this May.
Coronavirus Update: Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium Set Up Cameras At ExhibitsYou can now check out the Bronx Zoo and the New York Aquarium without having to leave your couch.
Experts: Businesses That Are Capable Should Adapt To Online ServicesCBS2's Kiran Dhillon profiles a local business that has been able to navigate the coronavirus pandemic because it has adapted to the online world. Experts say it's definitely the time to do so.
Virtual Easter Takes Place All Over Tri-State AreaWith houses of worship closed everywhere due to the coronavirus outbreak, many parishioners took to the internet to celebrate Easter. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports
Coronavirus Update: Shoppers Find Long Lines For Groceries Both In Stores And OnlineIn the age of social distancing, buying groceries isn't easy. There are long lines at the stores and online; CBS2's Kevin Rincon reports.
Church Takes Annual Easter Egg Hunt Into The World Of Minecraft As Families Stay At Home For Holiday WeekendAs lots of families are making Easter plans for the weekend, one church is finding a creative way to build community this holiday season while being quarantined; CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
Coronavirus Update: Parents Plan Virtual Vacations For Spring BreakFor many students and teachers, this week would be spring break, but as the quarantine continues, trips have been canceled and kids remain cooped up inside. But some parents are still finding a way to getaway online; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Coronavirus Update: NYC's Department Of Education Wants Schools To Stop Using Zoom Video Conferencing ServiceZoom began offering its premium video conferencing service to schools for free during the coronavirus pandemic, but hackers have been disrupting meetings.
Day In The Life: Finding Comfort And Humor In Uncertain TimesCBS2's Elle McLogan reaches out to friends who are making the most of their new circumstances.
Coronavirus Update: Virtual Attractions Offer Glimpses Inside Museums, Zoos & MoreWhile you may not be able to visit some of the country's most famous public attractions right now, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a different type of experience at home; Bofta Yiman reports for CBS2.
Careful When Isolating Not To Tax Your Internet ServiceWe're all stuck in our homes waiting out the coronavirus outbreak. Many of us spend our time using the internet. But we need to be careful we're not putting too much stress on our service. CBS2's Cory James reports