Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink 'news deserts'

[ad_1] This July 16, 2013, file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the expansion of a tool that provides people with local news and information, but says it still has a lot to learn. The social media giant said Thursday, […]

AmazonFresh grocery delivery expands to Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix

[ad_1] Besides produce, meat and other groceries, Prime subscribers can use AmazonFresh to order electronics, health and beauty products in addition to home and kitchen items. In Houston, Amazon will also deliver beer and wine to select customers. If you have an Alexa-enabled smart speaker in your home, you can use the digital assistant to […]

Cuba expands internet access, but under a very wary eye

[ad_1] As Cubans like these young people seen recently in Havana enjoy increasing internet connectivity, the government plans to maintain tight controls All Cubans can now have Wi-Fi in their homes, as the island’s government extends internet access even while trying to maintain control over its version of the “truth” and to defend its legitimacy, […]