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Suit demands TSA data on searches of domestic passengers' phones
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 05:08:55 GMT
Federal data on when and why agents search the phones of domestic air passengers "remains shrouded in secrecy," the American Civil Liberties Union says.
Trump blocks Broadcom takeover bid for Qualcomm
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:38:00 GMT
President Donald Trump blocked Singapore chipmaker Broadcom from pursuing a hostile takeover of U.S. rival Qualcomm, ruling the proposed combination would imperil national security.
For sale on the dark web: Your entire online identity
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:18:55 GMT
A newly compiled price index shows the average price criminals are willing to pay for hacked credentials to various online accounts.
Burger-flipping robot starts job at fast food restaurant
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:19:05 GMT
Flippy could be the start of 'co-botic' workforces in the fast food industry.
Cryptocurrencies plunge on wave of bad news
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 04:42:00 GMT
Google said it will ban cryptocurrency-related ads, the IMF called for global regulation and members of Congress slammed them at a hearing Wednesday.
Mars to undergo a long-overdue 'health checkup'
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 19:47:00 GMT
The InSight mission is scheduled to launch this spring.
Facebook has banned far-right group Britain First
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:10:00 GMT
The group raised shackles in England, especially after President Trump retweeted several of its anti-Islamist posts.
A space station is falling to Earth. Here's where it could land.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 17:34:03 GMT
Experts say there's no need to panic.
Tech companies struggle with the human side of fake news
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 14:34:00 GMT
Fake news is a human problem. And Silicon Valley is not good at solving human problems.
Game on: Silicon Valley is coming for your TV sports
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:57:56 GMT
Baseball on Facebook, football on Amazon, soccer on YouTube - big tech looms over the pricey world of sports rights
Time is slowing down in Europe. Here's why.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 02:43:00 GMT
Forget Daylight Savings, millions of clocks in 25 countries across Europe have lost almost 6 minutes since mid-January because of an electricity dispute between Serbia and Kosovo.
Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica, which worked for Trump campaign
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:20:00 GMT
Facebook did not mention the Trump campaign or any political campaigns. It said data privacy policies had been violated.
Elon Musk's hyperloop dream may come true — and soon
Sun, 11 Mar 2018 09:38:00 GMT
'It's happening far faster than I would have ever expected, and it's happening all over the world.'
Facebook's spring training: Buying rights to 25 baseball games
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 20:09:00 GMT
Facebook, Twitter and Amazon and other tech companies are in a race to acquire sports streaming rights
SEC charges Theranos executives with 'massive fraud'
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:41:00 GMT
Bloodbath continues for Theranos execs in new fraud charge
Twitter CEO asks for help in fixing its toxic environment
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 20:04:04 GMT
"We aren't proud of how people have taken advantage of our service, or our inability to address it fast enough," Jack Dorsey said.
Austin on edge after spate of package bombs kills two
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 23:16:00 GMT
The Texas capital was wondering whether it a serial bomber was loose after explosions killed two residents and badly wounded two others.
Snapchat under fire after hosting 'slap Rihanna' ad
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:37:00 GMT
Pop star Rihanna posted to Instagram on Thursday to call out Snapchat over an ad that asked users if they prefer to "slap" her or "punch" singer Chris Brown.
The 5G revolution, explained
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 21:11:00 GMT
Fifth-generation technology may bring the 'Internet of Things' as well as faster, more reliable communication
How cryptocurrency could kill off cash
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:50:00 GMT
National governments are also looking into creating virtual currencies of their own.
South by Southwest takes on tech backlash
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 19:10:00 GMT
The annual tech love fest took on a darker tone as speakers confronted the industry's many issues
U.N. says Facebook has 'turned into a beast' in violence-plagued Myanmar
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:52:00 GMT
The social media giant has played a "determining role" in the troubled Southeast Asian nation, a U.N. human rights expert told reporters.
Stores are keeping a secret database that can ban you from making returns
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 19:28:00 GMT
Many unhappy returns.
Want something to go viral? Make it fake news
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 12:51:31 GMT
People are quicker to repeat something that's wrong than something that's true
First lady invites tech giants to talk cyberbullying
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:59:00 GMT
The first lady wants to get a dialogue going despite the president's affinity for lobbying insults on social media