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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 04:09 PM EST

Samsung Folding Phone Is Different - But Also Almost $2,000

Samsung Folding Phone Is Different - But Also Almost $2,000

Samsung unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a foldable screen in an attempt to break the innovation funk that has beset the smartphone market. But it's far from clear that consumers will embrace a...

Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 04:49 AM EST

UK Lawmakers Slam Facebook, Recommend Stiffer Regulation

UK Lawmakers Slam Facebook, Recommend Stiffer Regulation

British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that accused Facebook of intentionally violating privacy and anti-competition laws in the U.K., and called for greater oversight of social media companies. The...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 01:21 PM EST

Google Will Spend $13 Billion on US Real Estate in 2019

Google Will Spend $13 Billion on US Real Estate in 2019

Google's massive footprint is only getting bigger in 2019. CEO Sundar Pichai said in a blog post on Wednesday that the company is building new data centers and offices and expanding several key locations across...

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 07:53 AM EST

NASA Rover Finally Bites the Dust on Mars After 15 Years

NASA Rover Finally Bites the Dust on Mars After 15 Years

NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate just three months but kept going and going, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after it landed on the red planet. The six-wheeled vehicle...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 01:48 PM EST

Democrats Question Pledges in $26.5B T-Mobile-Sprint Deal

Democrats Question Pledges in $26.5B T-Mobile-Sprint Deal

Democratic lawmakers are challenging a pledge by T-Mobile and Sprint not to raise prices or hurt competition if their $26.5 billion merger goes through. Although T-Mobile says it won't raise prices for three...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 04:01 AM EST

Trump Calls for Investment in Artificial Intelligence

Trump Calls for Investment in Artificial Intelligence

The U.S. on Monday released its plan to become the world leader in artificial intelligence, nearly two years after China laid out its own playbook, NBC News reported. President Donald Trump's executive order...

Monday, Feb 11, 2019 at 01:42 AM EST

Tabloid CEO's Lawyer Denies Enquirer Tried to Extort Bezos

Tabloid CEO's Lawyer Denies Enquirer Tried to Extort Bezos

The National Enquirer committed neither extortion nor blackmail by threatening to publish intimate photos of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, an attorney for the head of the tabloid's parent company said Sunday. Elkan...

Friday, Feb 8, 2019 at 12:34 PM EST

Long-Term Care Rape in Arizona Spurs Video Surveillance Push

Long-Term Care Rape in Arizona Spurs Video Surveillance Push

Arizona is trying to catch up to 10 states with laws allowing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse of vulnerable people at long-term care facilities, following the rape of an...

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 01:28 PM EST

Apple Releases Fix for the FaceTime Eavesdropping Exploit

Apple Releases Fix for the FaceTime Eavesdropping Exploit

Apple just released iOS 12.1.4 which includes a fix for a group FaceTime bug that let people eavesdrop on conversations even if they never answered a call. The bug went viral last week after a 14-year old...

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 11:54 AM EST

Facebook Data Use Called 'Exploitative Abuse' in Germany

Facebook Data Use Called 'Exploitative Abuse' in Germany

German authorities ruled Thursday that Facebook should not be allowed to use customer data from other apps and websites to help target advertisements shown on their Facebook pages without their explicit consent,...

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