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Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 07:11 AM EST

Uber Tackles Sex Assault Problem by Pledging $5M to Training

Uber Tackles Sex Assault Problem by Pledging $5M to Training

Uber is pledging $5 million over the next five years to seven organizations that work to prevent sexual assaults, a move aimed at helping the ride-hailing service combat its own problems as well as society as a...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 08:03 AM EDT

iPhone X Hits Stores Friday; Will It Live Up to the Hype?

iPhone X Hits Stores Friday; Will It Live Up to the Hype?

The iPhone X's lush screen, facial-recognition skills and $1,000 price tag are breaking new ground in Apple's marquee product line. Now, the much-anticipated device is testing the patience of consumers and...

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 at 08:53 PM EDT

Russia Hackers Pursued Putin Foes, Not Just US Democrats

Russia Hackers Pursued Putin Foes, Not Just US Democrats

The hackers who disrupted the U.S. presidential election last year had ambitions that stretched across the globe, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors...

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 05:41 PM EDT

Russian-Bought Facebook Ads Released

Russian-Bought Facebook Ads Released

The U.S. House Intelligence Committee released some of the Facebook ads purchased by Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 08:17 PM EST

Razer Phone Offers Video, Gaming With Powerful Display

Razer Phone Offers Video, Gaming With Powerful Display

A new smartphone wants to raise the level of mobile gaming with a bolder display and more power. The Razer Phone, an Android smartphone, boasts a 120Hz display and a large battery to keep users energized for...

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 08:17 PM EDT

Newly Disclosed Facebook Ads Show Russia's Cyber Intrusion

Newly Disclosed Facebook Ads Show Russia's Cyber Intrusion

A trove of Facebook ads made public Wednesday by Congress depicts Russia's extraordinary cyber intrusion into American life in 2016 aimed at upending the nation's democratic debate and fomenting discord over...

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 11:49 AM EDT

Russian Meddling: 5 Things Tech Giants Need to Tell Congress

Russian Meddling: 5 Things Tech Giants Need to Tell Congress

Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged to U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday that Russian-linked accounts began exploiting their services in 2015 to sway last year's presidential election. Lawyers for the companies...

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 06:39 AM EDT

US Won't Require That Cars Communicate Wirelessly: Sources

US Won't Require That Cars Communicate Wirelessly: Sources

The Trump administration has quietly set aside plans to require new cars to be able to wirelessly talk to each other, auto industry officials said, jeopardizing one of the most promising technologies for...

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 01:59 AM EDT

Elon Musk Reveals 1st Photo of LA-Area Transport Tunnel

Elon Musk Reveals 1st Photo of LA-Area Transport Tunnel

Billionaire Elon Musk has released the first photograph of a tunnel he's building under a Los Angeles suburb to test a novel transportation concept for a system that would move people underground in their...

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 07:57 PM EDT

Senators Blast Facebook, Twitter, Google in Russia Probe

Senators Blast Facebook, Twitter, Google in Russia Probe

Exasperated U.S. senators harshly criticized representatives of Facebook, Twitter and Google at a hearing Tuesday for not doing more to prevent Russian agents interfering with the American political process...

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