Technology

Instagram to crack down on 'hidden' advertising

Is that post on Instagram actually an advertisement? The photo and video sharing platform's 1 billion users may soon have a better idea if they're looking at a sales pitch thanks to new measures aimed at combating "hidden" advertising.

Wisconsin COVID-19 website receives bronze Summit Creative Award

MADISON​, Wis. —​ Gov. Tony Evers announced today that Wisconsin’s statewide COVID-19 information and resources website received a bronze Summit Creative Award in the Coronavirus Response category out of more than 4,000 submissions from 27 countries. “I want to commend…

The 15 cities investing the most in solar energy

The U.S. solar industry has grown significantly in the last decade as solar power has become more affordable, efficient, and accessible. Not surprisingly, solar energy use and investment varies considerably across cities.

911 dispatchers slammed with calls about QAnon-backed false claims about wildfires

Authorities in Oregon are pleading with the public to only trust and share information verified by official sources about the unprecedented wildfires sweeping the state. The pleas come as law enforcement agencies described 911 dispatchers being overrun with calls about a false online rumor that "Antifa" members had been arrested for setting the fires — a claim promoted by the anonymous account behind the QAnon conspiracy theories.