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  • PayPal is the latest platform to ditch Alex Jones, Infowars

    PayPal is the latest platform to ditch Alex Jones, Infowars

    Friday, September 21 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-09-21 22:20:34 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-09-22 16:21:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE- In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo conspiracy theorist Alex Jones speaks outside of the Dirksen building of Capitol Hill after listening to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testify before ...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE- In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo conspiracy theorist Alex Jones speaks outside of the Dirksen building of Capitol Hill after listening to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testify before ...
    PayPal is the latest platform to ditch Jones and his Infowars site, which along with conspiracy theories peddles "I Stand With Trump" t-shirts, Wake Up America coffee, dietary supplements and survival food.More >>
    PayPal is the latest platform to ditch Jones and his Infowars site, which along with conspiracy theories peddles "I Stand With Trump" t-shirts, Wake Up America coffee, dietary supplements and survival food.More >>
  • Twitter finds software privacy bug affecting direct messages

    Twitter finds software privacy bug affecting direct messages

    Friday, September 21 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:40:17 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-09-22 14:40:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE- This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a smartphone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people. But the company says the problem spe...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE- This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a smartphone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people. But the company says the problem spe...
    Twitter says a bug might have caused private messages and protected tweets from some users to be mistakenly sent to developers who were not the intended recipients.More >>
    Twitter says a bug might have caused private messages and protected tweets from some users to be mistakenly sent to developers who were not the intended recipients.More >>
  • Trump boosting offensive capabilities in cyber strategy

    Trump boosting offensive capabilities in cyber strategy

    Thursday, September 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-09-20 20:12:17 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:03:42 GMT
    The White House is warning foreign adversaries that the U.S. is preparing to step up its offensive cyber capabilities as part of a new government-wide strategy.More >>
    The White House is warning foreign adversaries that the U.S. is preparing to step up its offensive cyber capabilities as part of a new government-wide strategy.More >>
  • Congressmen question Google over kids' privacy on YouTube

    Congressmen question Google over kids' privacy on YouTube

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-09-21 14:10:05 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:03:41 GMT
    Two members of Congress are calling on Google to address concerns that YouTube might violate children's privacy.More >>
    Two members of Congress are calling on Google to address concerns that YouTube might violate children's privacy.More >>
  • Fox-Comcast battle to buy Sky to be settled by auction in UK

    Fox-Comcast battle to buy Sky to be settled by auction in UK

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:28 AM EDT2018-09-20 09:28:18 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:03:37 GMT
    British regulators say that the corporate battle between 21st Century Fox and Comcast to take over broadcaster Sky will be settled by auction.More >>
    British regulators say that the corporate battle between 21st Century Fox and Comcast to take over broadcaster Sky will be settled by auction.More >>
  • State-backed hackers target Gmail of US senators, aides

    State-backed hackers target Gmail of US senators, aides

    Thursday, September 20 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-09-20 04:58:51 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:03:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2015, file photo, Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., checks his phone as he arrives for a bipartisan lunch in the Kennedy Caucus Room on Capitol Hill in Washington. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden is proposing new legisl...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2015, file photo, Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., checks his phone as he arrives for a bipartisan lunch in the Kennedy Caucus Room on Capitol Hill in Washington. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden is proposing new legisl...
    A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm won't help defend them.More >>
    A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm won't help defend them.More >>
  • 3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

    3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-09-19 22:28:55 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:03:27 GMT
    Three computer hackers whose "botnet" known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the Internet in 2016 have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity.More >>
    Three computer hackers whose "botnet" known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the Internet in 2016 have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity.More >>
  • FBI arrests Oregon man over alleged YouTube threats

    FBI arrests Oregon man over alleged YouTube threats

    Friday, September 21 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:00:21 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:03:24 GMT
    The FBI has arrested an Oregon man who they say threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, telling her he's coming for her and that she should pray.More >>
    The FBI has arrested an Oregon man who they say threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, telling her he's coming for her and that she should pray.More >>
  • AT&T fires back in bid to preserve its deal with Time Warner

    AT&T fires back in bid to preserve its deal with Time Warner

    Thursday, September 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-09-20 20:12:13 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:03:22 GMT
    AT&T says Justice Department failed to show price hikes from Time Warner merger.More >>
    AT&T says Justice Department failed to show price hikes from Time Warner merger.More >>
  • Naval Academy's cybersecurity program receives accreditation

    Naval Academy's cybersecurity program receives accreditation

    Friday, September 21 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-09-21 19:54:23 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:03:19 GMT
    U.S. Naval Academy's cyber operations program has been formally accredited.More >>
    U.S. Naval Academy's cyber operations program has been formally accredited.More >>
  • Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

    Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:30:33 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:36:06 GMT
    Cybersecurity firm warns Iran government-backed hackers stepped up efforts after Trump pulled America from nuclear deal.More >>
    Cybersecurity firm warns Iran government-backed hackers stepped up efforts after Trump pulled America from nuclear deal.More >>
  • Micron outperforms, but trade war costs emerge

    Micron outperforms, but trade war costs emerge

    Friday, September 21 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-09-21 12:30:21 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:36:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). FILE - This Feb. 3, 2012 file photo shows the exterior view of memory chip maker Micron offices in San Jose, Calif.  Micron’s stock is down nearly 6 percent ahead of the opening bell with collateral damage from the U.S.-Ch...(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). FILE - This Feb. 3, 2012 file photo shows the exterior view of memory chip maker Micron offices in San Jose, Calif. Micron’s stock is down nearly 6 percent ahead of the opening bell with collateral damage from the U.S.-Ch...
    Micron Technology is outperforming, but Trump administration tariffs that go into effect next week are going to sting.More >>
    Micron Technology is outperforming, but Trump administration tariffs that go into effect next week are going to sting.More >>
  • Paving its future: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

    Paving its future: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-09-18 08:46:50 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-09-21 20:07:48 GMT
    Super sportscar maker Ferrari has unveiled two updated versions of its classic open-top "barchetta" racing model as it updates the investor community on a new 5-year business plan.More >>
    Super sportscar maker Ferrari has unveiled two updated versions of its classic open-top "barchetta" racing model as it updates the investor community on a new 5-year business plan.More >>
  • European nations plan to use more hydrogen for energy needs

    European nations plan to use more hydrogen for energy needs

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:37:26 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-09-21 15:32:25 GMT
    (Philipp Schulze/dpa via AP). In this Sept. 16, 2018 photo a fuel cell train which is powered by hydrogen arrives in Bremervoerde, northern Germany. It is one of two trains that will go into regular service in 2019.(Philipp Schulze/dpa via AP). In this Sept. 16, 2018 photo a fuel cell train which is powered by hydrogen arrives in Bremervoerde, northern Germany. It is one of two trains that will go into regular service in 2019.
    European countries want to increase the use of hydrogen as part of a plan to cut the continent's carbon emissions.More >>
    European countries want to increase the use of hydrogen as part of a plan to cut the continent's carbon emissions.More >>
  • Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

    Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:47:16 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-09-21 14:04:48 GMT
    Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more...More >>
    Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work.More >>
  • Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds

    Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-09-18 17:07:06 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-09-20 23:03:56 GMT
    Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 5 percent Tuesday after a report that it's under criminal investigation over statements about taking the company private.More >>
    Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 5 percent Tuesday after a report that it's under criminal investigation over statements about taking the company private.More >>
  • Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks

    Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-09-18 04:16:55 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-09-20 20:15:42 GMT
    Voting integrity advocates had argued Georgia's electronic voting machines are unreliable and vulnerable to hacking, but a federal judge says forcing the state to change its system to paper ballots before the...More >>
    Voting integrity advocates had argued Georgia's electronic voting machines are unreliable and vulnerable to hacking, but a federal judge says forcing the state to change its system to paper ballots before the midterm elections is too risky.More >>
  • 1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:38:23 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-09-20 20:14:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa speaks after SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk announced him as the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa speaks after SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk announced him as the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne...

    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon.

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    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon.

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  • SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

    SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-09-18 07:56:53 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-09-20 19:13:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk, left, shakes hands with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, right, after announcing him as the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawtho...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk, left, shakes hands with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, right, after announcing him as the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawtho...
    Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector.More >>
    Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector.More >>
  • Renault-Nissan to use Android system in its dashboards

    Renault-Nissan to use Android system in its dashboards

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-09-18 10:37:02 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-09-20 18:51:58 GMT
    Google teams with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to add Android to dashboard media systems.More >>
    Google teams with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to add Android to dashboard media systems.More >>
  • Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hackers

    Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hackers

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-09-19 21:48:46 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-09-20 05:10:30 GMT
    A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm refuses won't help defend them.More >>
    A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm refuses won't help defend them.More >>
  • Researchers find hints of Israeli spyware around globe

    Researchers find hints of Israeli spyware around globe

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:56:58 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-09-19 03:02:59 GMT
    Researchers say that an increasingly notorious brand of Israeli surveillance software is being used further afield than previously known, with possible infections detected in 45 countries across the globe.More >>
    Researchers say that an increasingly notorious brand of Israeli surveillance software is being used further afield than previously known, with possible infections detected in 45 countries across the globe.More >>
  • Can apps like Waze steer you clear of disaster? Maybe not

    Can apps like Waze steer you clear of disaster? Maybe not

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:57:45 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-09-19 01:03:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE- In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, file photo flooded vehicles sit on a closed section of Interstate 95 in Lumberton, N.C., where the Lumber river overflowed following flooding from Hurricane Florence. Navigation apps ...(AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE- In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, file photo flooded vehicles sit on a closed section of Interstate 95 in Lumberton, N.C., where the Lumber river overflowed following flooding from Hurricane Florence. Navigation apps ...
    Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding, but can people really rely on their smartphones to steer themselves out of a disaster zone.More >>
    Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding, but can people really rely on their smartphones to steer themselves out of a disaster zone.More >>
  • ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

    ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-09-18 13:56:58 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-09-18 21:17:56 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint against Facebook and 10 other companies, saying job ads placed on the social networking service discriminated against women.More >>
    The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint against Facebook and 10 other companies, saying job ads placed on the social networking service discriminated against women.More >>
  • Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon Musk

    Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon Musk

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-09-17 18:06:34 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-09-18 19:43:36 GMT
    British diver who helped with Thai cave rescue files defamation lawsuit against Elon Musk, who called the diver a pedophile on Twitter.More >>
    British diver who helped with Thai cave rescue files defamation lawsuit against Elon Musk, who called the diver a pedophile on Twitter.More >>
  • MoviePass rival offers unlimited movie-going at theaters

    MoviePass rival offers unlimited movie-going at theaters

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-09-17 18:19:32 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-09-18 17:12:01 GMT
    A Turkish startup is offering a movie a day in theaters for $30 a month.More >>
    A Turkish startup is offering a movie a day in theaters for $30 a month.More >>
  • Amazon launches small business shop

    Amazon launches small business shop

    Monday, September 17 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-09-17 04:27:19 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-09-18 15:25:25 GMT
    Amazon retailer launched a new section of its site Monday, called Amazon Storefronts, that only lists products sold by small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S.More >>
    Amazon retailer launched a new section of its site Monday, called Amazon Storefronts, that only lists products sold by small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S.More >>
  • Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time magazine for $190 million

    Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time magazine for $190 million

    Sunday, September 16 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-09-16 23:56:45 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:48:21 GMT
    Time magazine is being sold for $190 million to cloud computing pioneer.More >>
    Time magazine is being sold for $190 million to cloud computing pioneer.More >>
  • Uber glitch leaves drivers unpaid and frustrated

    Uber glitch leaves drivers unpaid and frustrated

    Saturday, September 15 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-09-15 22:15:32 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:02:17 GMT
    Drivers for the ride-hailing company Uber are frustrated over a glitch that is keeping them from being paid immediately.More >>
    Drivers for the ride-hailing company Uber are frustrated over a glitch that is keeping them from being paid immediately.More >>
  • Lockheed Martin wins $7.2B Air Force satellite contract

    Lockheed Martin wins $7.2B Air Force satellite contract

    Friday, September 14 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:24:49 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:39 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:39:39 GMT
    The U.S. Air Force says it is awarding Lockheed Martin a $7.2 billion contract to build 22 next-generation Global Positioning System satellites.More >>
    The U.S. Air Force says it is awarding Lockheed Martin a $7.2 billion contract to build 22 next-generation Global Positioning System satellites.More >>
  • N. Korea calls Sony, Wannacry hack charges smear campaign

    N. Korea calls Sony, Wannacry hack charges smear campaign

    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-09-14 02:44:23 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-09-18 07:52:51 GMT
    North Korea strongly denies U.S. claims a computer programmer working for the North Korean government was involved in Sony hack, Wannacry ransomware attack.More >>
    North Korea strongly denies U.S. claims a computer programmer working for the North Korean government was involved in Sony hack, Wannacry ransomware attack.More >>
  • Latest: SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

    Latest: SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

    Monday, September 17 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-09-18 02:01:48 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:42:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks at an event to announce the name of the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne, Calif.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks at an event to announce the name of the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne, Calif.
    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he will invite six to eight artists, architects and other creative people on a weeklong journey to circumnavigate the moon.More >>
    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he will invite six to eight artists, architects and other creative people on a weeklong journey to circumnavigate the moon.More >>
  • 1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:16:58 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:42:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, speaks at a news conference after the Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket launched successfully from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canavera...(AP Photo/John Raoux). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, speaks at a news conference after the Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket launched successfully from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canavera...
    SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon.More >>
    SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon.More >>
  • The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

    The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:38 AM EDT2018-09-13 07:38:51 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:43:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new Apple Watch 4 at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Cupertino, Calif.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new Apple Watch 4 at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Cupertino, Calif.

    In its fourth incarnation, the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take high-quality heart readings and detect falls.

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    In its fourth incarnation, the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take high-quality heart readings and detect falls.

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  • Beyond fake news? Facebook to fact check photos, videos

    Beyond fake news? Facebook to fact check photos, videos

    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:03:21 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-09-17 18:19:50 GMT
    Facebook says it is expanding its fact-checking program to include photos and videos.More >>
    Facebook says it is expanding its fact-checking program to include photos and videos.More >>
  • Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

    Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:24 AM EDT2018-09-12 07:24:11 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-09-17 17:20:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as part of...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as part of...

    If the speculation pans out, the even-bigger iPhone would represent Apple's attempt to feed consumers' appetite for increasingly bigger screens as they rely on smartphones to watch and record video.

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    If the speculation pans out, the even-bigger iPhone would represent Apple's attempt to feed consumers' appetite for increasingly bigger screens as they rely on smartphones to watch and record video.

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  • New twist in tug-of-war for Russian cybercrime suspect

    New twist in tug-of-war for Russian cybercrime suspect

    Friday, September 14 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-09-14 14:44:37 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-09-17 14:57:30 GMT
    Greece's supreme court has approved a Russian extradition request for a bitcoin fraud suspect, adding a new twist to competing cases in three countries that want to prosecute the detained computer expert on their...More >>
    Greece's supreme court has approved a Russian extradition request for a bitcoin fraud suspect, adding a new twist to competing cases in three countries that want to prosecute the detained computer expert on their turf.More >>
  • Correction: Deepfakes-Videos story

    Correction: Deepfakes-Videos story

    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-09-13 17:17:41 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-09-17 01:28:00 GMT
    Three lawmakers want to see a U.S. intelligence assessment of the threat posed by technology that lets people make fake videos of real people saying things they never said.More >>
    Three lawmakers want to see a U.S. intelligence assessment of the threat posed by technology that lets people make fake videos of real people saying things they never said.More >>
  • The Latest: High-quality heart readings in new Apple Watch

    The Latest: High-quality heart readings in new Apple Watch

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-09-12 17:58:54 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-09-15 23:27:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as part of...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as part of...
    Apple rolls out iPhone with larger screen along with two other models for more austere tastes.More >>
    Apple rolls out iPhone with larger screen along with two other models for more austere tastes.More >>
  • Leaked video: Google execs bemoan Trump election in 2016

    Leaked video: Google execs bemoan Trump election in 2016

    Thursday, September 13 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-09-13 13:29:42 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-09-15 16:28:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE- In this March 12, 2016, file photo Google co-founder Sergey Brin speaks during a press conference after finishing the third match of the Google DeepMind Challenge Match in Seoul, South Korea. A recently leaked video ...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE- In this March 12, 2016, file photo Google co-founder Sergey Brin speaks during a press conference after finishing the third match of the Google DeepMind Challenge Match in Seoul, South Korea. A recently leaked video ...
    A recently leaked video from 2016 shows Google executives lamenting the election of Donald Trump.More >>
    A recently leaked video from 2016 shows Google executives lamenting the election of Donald Trump.More >>
  • Qualcomm to repurchase $16 billion of its shares from banks

    Qualcomm to repurchase $16 billion of its shares from banks

    Thursday, September 13 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-09-13 12:04:49 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:27:34 GMT
    Qualcomm to buy back $16 billion in shares from Bank of America, other financial institutions.More >>
    Qualcomm to buy back $16 billion in shares from Bank of America, other financial institutions.More >>
  • Notorious Russian cybercriminal pleads guilty to US charges

    Notorious Russian cybercriminal pleads guilty to US charges

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:42:21 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:07:33 GMT
    A Russian man considered to be one of the world's most notorious hackers has pleaded guilty to U.S. charges alleging he operated a network of devices used to steal computer credentials, distributed bulk spam emails...More >>
    A Russian man considered to be one of the world's most notorious hackers has pleaded guilty to U.S. charges alleging he operated a network of devices used to steal computer credentials, distributed bulk spam emails and installed malicious software.More >>
  • Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps

    Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps

    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:52:01 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-09-14 07:25:23 GMT
    Researchers have warned that many popular free mobile apps aimed at children are potentially violating a U.S. law designed to protect the privacy of young users.More >>
    Researchers have warned that many popular free mobile apps aimed at children are potentially violating a U.S. law designed to protect the privacy of young users.More >>
  • South Africa uses new tech to fight vicious gun violence

    South Africa uses new tech to fight vicious gun violence

    Thursday, September 13 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-09-13 09:04:21 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-09-14 02:48:41 GMT
    South Africa uses new tech to fight vicious gun violence; 'in crossfire on a daily basis'.More >>
    South Africa uses new tech to fight vicious gun violence; 'in crossfire on a daily basis'.More >>
  • Swedish regulator ends investigation of birth control app

    Swedish regulator ends investigation of birth control app

    Thursday, September 13 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-09-13 15:14:18 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:27:21 GMT
    Swedish regulators close investigation of birth control app after finding unwanted pregnancy rate in line with clinical data.More >>
    Swedish regulators close investigation of birth control app after finding unwanted pregnancy rate in line with clinical data.More >>
  • New Mexico sues mobile app makers over kid privacy concerns

    New Mexico sues mobile app makers over kid privacy concerns

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-09-13 00:41:19 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-09-13 18:53:20 GMT
    New Mexico is suing Google, Twitter and other companies that develop and market mobile gaming apps for children, saying the apps violate state laws by collecting personal information that could compromise privacy.More >>
    New Mexico is suing Google, Twitter and other companies that develop and market mobile gaming apps for children, saying the apps violate state laws by collecting personal information that could compromise privacy.More >>
  • A year after Equifax breach, no enforcement actions

    A year after Equifax breach, no enforcement actions

    Saturday, September 8 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-09-08 22:39:08 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-09-13 15:20:07 GMT
    Congressional investigators detail mistakes that led to Equifax breach of American's personal financial information.More >>
    Congressional investigators detail mistakes that led to Equifax breach of American's personal financial information.More >>
  • Trump: Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

    Trump: Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

    Saturday, September 8 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-09-08 18:34:11 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:22:43 GMT
    Trump agrees with Apple that potential tariffs on Chinese imports could make its gadgets more expensive, but says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S.More >>
    Trump agrees with Apple that potential tariffs on Chinese imports could make its gadgets more expensive, but says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S.More >>
  • Head of Verizon's AOL, Yahoo to depart

    Head of Verizon's AOL, Yahoo to depart

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:47:11 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-09-13 12:05:03 GMT
    Verizon's media and advertising chief, Tim Armstrong, is leaving.More >>
    Verizon's media and advertising chief, Tim Armstrong, is leaving.More >>
  • Poll: Teens say social media makes them feel better

    Poll: Teens say social media makes them feel better

    Monday, September 10 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-09-10 20:38:50 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-09-13 10:14:11 GMT
    Today's teens are constantly on their smartphones, many check social media constantly and prefer texting over face-to-face communication.More >>
    Today's teens are constantly on their smartphones, many check social media constantly and prefer texting over face-to-face communication.More >>
  • McDonald's, Google strike wind power deals in Europe

    McDonald's, Google strike wind power deals in Europe

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-09-12 15:43:13 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-09-13 07:42:03 GMT
    McDonald's customers in the Netherlands will soon be able to buy fast food for their electric cars as well as themselves.More >>
    McDonald's customers in the Netherlands will soon be able to buy fast food for their electric cars as well as themselves.More >>
  • What's in the Amazon box? Maybe a real 7-foot Christmas tree

    What's in the Amazon box? Maybe a real 7-foot Christmas tree

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-09-11 14:12:06 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-09-13 03:05:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE- In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo fog drifts through a Christmas tree farm near Starks Mountain in Fryeburg, Maine. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year. They’ll go on sale i...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE- In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo fog drifts through a Christmas tree farm near Starks Mountain in Fryeburg, Maine. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year. They’ll go on sale i...
    Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.More >>
    Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.More >>
  • Report: Head of Verizon's AOL, Yahoo in talks to depart

    Report: Head of Verizon's AOL, Yahoo in talks to depart

    Friday, September 7 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-09-07 16:09:17 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-09-12 23:18:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Dec. 3, 2014, file photo AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is interviewed during "Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo," on the Fox Business Network, in New York. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Armstrong is in t...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Dec. 3, 2014, file photo AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is interviewed during "Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo," on the Fox Business Network, in New York. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Armstrong is in t...
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Verizon's media and advertising chief, Tim Armstrong, is in talks to leave.More >>
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Verizon's media and advertising chief, Tim Armstrong, is in talks to leave.More >>
  • Report: Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire

    Report: Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire

    Friday, September 7 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-09-08 01:30:33 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:45:52 GMT
    The New York Times is reporting that Jack Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group, is retiring.More >>
    The New York Times is reporting that Jack Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group, is retiring.More >>
  • Twitter's Alex Jones ban: Blip in sea of abuse?

    Twitter's Alex Jones ban: Blip in sea of abuse?

    Friday, September 7 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-09-07 19:01:05 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:24:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist, walks the corridors of Capitol Hill after listening to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey test...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist, walks the corridors of Capitol Hill after listening to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey test...
    Twitter's permanent ban of conspiracy-monger Alex Jones on Thursday again underscores the difficulty many social-media services face in trying to consistently apply their rules against harassment and other bad...More >>
    Twitter's permanent ban of conspiracy-monger Alex Jones on Thursday again underscores the difficulty many social-media services face in trying to consistently apply their rules against harassment and other bad behavior.More >>
  • Panel endorses bills for online sales tax special session

    Panel endorses bills for online sales tax special session

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-09-11 22:20:44 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-09-12 15:45:44 GMT
    South Dakota would start collecting sales tax from many out-of-state internet retailers this fall under a bill the Legislature's budget-writing committee has endorsed ahead of a special legislative session this week.More >>
    South Dakota would start collecting sales tax from many out-of-state internet retailers this fall under a bill the Legislature's budget-writing committee has endorsed ahead of a special legislative session this week.More >>
  • Japan's power supply system weak link in times of disaster

    Japan's power supply system weak link in times of disaster

    Friday, September 7 2018 1:41 AM EDT2018-09-07 05:41:05 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-09-12 14:45:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, people gather to charge their mobile phones in the blackout on the center of Sapporo, Hokkaido, northern Japan, after a powerful earthquake. The blackouts that paralyz...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, people gather to charge their mobile phones in the blackout on the center of Sapporo, Hokkaido, northern Japan, after a powerful earthquake. The blackouts that paralyz...
    Japan's power supply system weak link in times of disaster.More >>
    Japan's power supply system weak link in times of disaster.More >>
  • Apple expected to unveil bigger, pricier iPhone on Wednesday

    Apple expected to unveil bigger, pricier iPhone on Wednesday

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-09-11 19:38:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-09-12 07:25:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as part of...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as part of...
    Apple expected to expand iPhone line-up with biggest, expensive model yet along with cheaper alternatives.More >>
    Apple expected to expand iPhone line-up with biggest, expensive model yet along with cheaper alternatives.More >>
  • Key details from hacking complaint against North Korean

    Key details from hacking complaint against North Korean

    Thursday, September 6 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-09-06 21:45:59 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-09-11 19:56:46 GMT
    (FBI via AP). This undated photo released by the FBI shows Park Jin Hyok, a computer programmer accused of working at the behest of the North Korean government, who was charged Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in connection with several high-profile cyberattac...(FBI via AP). This undated photo released by the FBI shows Park Jin Hyok, a computer programmer accused of working at the behest of the North Korean government, who was charged Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in connection with several high-profile cyberattac...
    U.S. officials have charged a North Korean computer programmer in connection with high-profile cyberattacks, including the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack and the WannaCry ransomware virus that affected hundreds...More >>
    U.S. officials have charged a North Korean computer programmer in connection with high-profile cyberattacks, including the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack and the WannaCry ransomware virus that affected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide.More >>
  • Expert panel calls for sweeping election security measures

    Expert panel calls for sweeping election security measures

    Thursday, September 6 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-09-06 15:15:05 GMT
    Tuesday, September 11 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-09-11 14:38:47 GMT
    Expert panel calls for sweeping election security measures.More >>
    Expert panel calls for sweeping election security measures.More >>
  • Homeland Security head: Colorado tops US in vote security

    Homeland Security head: Colorado tops US in vote security

    Thursday, September 6 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-09-06 19:59:57 GMT
    Monday, September 10 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-09-10 23:44:32 GMT
    Dozens of Colorado state and local elections officials are participating in cyber security and other exercises to reinforce the state's voting status as among the most secure in the nation ahead of the November...More >>
    Dozens of Colorado state and local elections officials are participating in cyber security and other exercises to reinforce the state's voting status as among the most secure in the nation ahead of the November midterm elections.More >>
  • Private Chinese space company places satellites in orbit

    Private Chinese space company places satellites in orbit

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-09-05 09:17:50 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-09-08 23:06:33 GMT
    A rocket developed by Chinese company iSpace is carrying three miniature satellites into space in another milestone for the country's budding private spaceflight industry.More >>
    A rocket developed by Chinese company iSpace is carrying three miniature satellites into space in another milestone for the country's budding private spaceflight industry.More >>
  • The Latest: North Korean charged in Sony, Wannacry attacks

    The Latest: North Korean charged in Sony, Wannacry attacks

    Thursday, September 6 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-09-06 16:53:36 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-09-08 22:46:28 GMT
    The Justice Department has charged a computer programmer working on behalf of the North Korean government with the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, along with other cyberattacks.More >>
    The Justice Department has charged a computer programmer working on behalf of the North Korean government with the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, along with other cyberattacks.More >>
  • A year in, Uber CEO works to rebuild company's reputation

    A year in, Uber CEO works to rebuild company's reputation

    Thursday, September 6 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-09-06 16:20:08 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-09-08 19:21:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi speaks during the company's unveiling of the new features in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Uber is aiming to boost driver and passenger safety in an effort to rebuild trust in the brand.(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi speaks during the company's unveiling of the new features in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Uber is aiming to boost driver and passenger safety in an effort to rebuild trust in the brand.
    Dara Khosrowshahi took the reins at Uber a year ago and inherited a ride-sharing company plagued with scandals.More >>
    Dara Khosrowshahi took the reins at Uber a year ago and inherited a ride-sharing company plagued with scandals.More >>
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