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Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:41 PM EDT

T-Mobile Discovers Security Breach of Certain Customer Info

T-Mobile Discovers Security Breach of Certain Customer Info

T-Mobile US and its unit Metro PCS informed customers on Thursday about a potential security breach that was discovered and shut down by the company. T-Mobile said that on Aug. 20 its cyber-security team...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 11:28 PM EDT

Apple Hired Scores of Ex-Tesla Employees This Year

Apple Hired Scores of Ex-Tesla Employees This Year

Apple has attracted scores of employees away from Tesla since late 2017, including manufacturing, security and software engineers, and, more recently, supply chain experts, according to several current and...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 07:45 PM EDT

New Facial Recognition Tech Catches First Impostor in DC

New Facial Recognition Tech Catches First Impostor in DC

Facial recognition technology caught an impostor trying to enter the U.S. on a fake passport that may have passed at face value with humans, federal officials said Thursday. NBC News reports that the groundbre...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 02:58 PM EDT

Facebook Bans 2nd Quiz App, Worries Data on 4M Users Misused

Facebook Bans 2nd Quiz App, Worries Data on 4M Users Misused

Facebook has pulled one of its own products from Apple's app store because it didn't want to stop tracking what people were doing on their iPhones. Facebook also banned a quiz app from its social network for...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 02:53 AM EDT

Verizon Throttled Internet Service of Firefighters Battling Massive Blaze

Verizon Throttled Internet Service of Firefighters Battling Massive Blaze

Verizon is responding to claims by the Santa Clara County Fire Department chief that it throttled the internet connection of an emergency vehicle as firefighters fought the Mendocino Complex Fire, the largest...

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM EDT

Most Parents Worried About Their Teens' Screen Time: Study

Most Parents Worried About Their Teens' Screen Time: Study

Parents lament their teenagers' noses constantly in their phones, but they might want to take stock of their own screen time habits. A study out Wednesday from the Pew Research Center found that two-thirds...

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 06:16 AM EDT

Facebook Uncovers New Global Misinformation Operations

Facebook Uncovers New Global Misinformation Operations

Facebook has identified and banned hundreds of accounts, groups and pages engaged in misleading political behavior, a far larger discovery than a "sophisticated" effort it reported three weeks ago with great...

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 03:00 PM EDT

Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Hacking Ahead of Midterms

Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Hacking Ahead of Midterms

Microsoft has uncovered new Russian hacking efforts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said Tuesday that a group tied to the Russian government created fake websites...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 03:10 AM EDT

Elon Musk Says Cutting Back on Work Hours Isn't an Option

Elon Musk Says Cutting Back on Work Hours Isn't an Option

Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option. In a tweet early Sunday after arriving home from a late night at a Tesla factory...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 05:02 PM EDT

Trump Says He 'Won't Let' Social Media Target Conservatives

Trump Says He 'Won't Let' Social Media Target Conservatives

President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says "we won't let that happen." Trump's Saturday morning tweets come as...

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