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Tech Bytes: Facebook News Articles, Amazon Wind Farm

October 20, 2017 08:53 AM

Those free news articles on Facebook, may soon cost you. Facebook is teaming up with publishers including the Boston Globe, the Economist and the Washington Post, to test a new subscription model in it's instant articles app. The tests are will only be done on Facebook's android app. It can't reach a deal with Apple.

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A new study finds that kids under nine years old are spending ten times longer watching their screens than they did six years ago, and it turns out those child smart-watches that allow parents to keep track of their kids, are full of security holes. Researchers say many models are vulnerable to hackers.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos smashed a bottle of champagne, to open a new wind farm in west Texas. The company has opened its largest- ever wind farm. Amazon says it will add one million megawatt hours of clean energy to the grid each year.


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