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Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 04:14 PM EDT

Facebook Says Hackers Accessed 29M People's Accounts

Facebook Says Hackers Accessed 29M People's Accounts

Facebook says hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers to more personal details like sites visited and places checked into — from millions of accounts as part of a...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 12:04 PM EDT

Apple Plans to Give Away Original Content for Free to Device Owners as Part of New Digital TV Strategy

Apple Plans to Give Away Original Content for Free to Device Owners as Part of New Digital TV Strategy

Seven years ago, Walter Isaacson wrote that Apple founder Steve Jobs told him he'd "cracked" the code on bringing television into the digital age. Seven years later, the world is still waiting. But Apple's not...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 01:33 PM EDT

Google's Waze Expands Carpooling Service Throughout US

Google's Waze Expands Carpooling Service Throughout US

Google will begin offering its pay-to-carpool service throughout the U.S., an effort to reduce the commute-time congestion that its popular Waze navigation app is designed to avoid. The expansion announced...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 01:41 PM EDT

500,000 Google+ Accounts Possibly Compromised, Google Says

500,000 Google+ Accounts Possibly Compromised, Google Says

A bug in the Google+ social media service left about 500,000 user accounts open to being compromised, though there is no evidence anyone's personal information was misused, the company said Monday. Google said...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 05:15 PM EDT

Facebook Wants People to Invite Its Cameras Into Their Homes

Facebook Wants People to Invite Its Cameras Into Their Homes

Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive. But it's unclear if people will open their homes...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 10:37 AM EDT

Facebook Cloned Accounts Message Is Fake; Don't Spread the Hoax

Facebook Cloned Accounts Message Is Fake; Don't Spread the Hoax

A hoax that is gaining ground on Facebook has some worried about a new possible hack of the social network. Facebook says to disregard the message. The hoax works by targeting a user's inbox on Messenger, with...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 12:47 PM EDT

Internal Drama at Facebook Over VP Who's Friend of Kavanaugh

Internal Drama at Facebook Over VP Who's Friend of Kavanaugh

A Facebook vice president's public support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has set off an internal revolt in the company, sources told NBC News. Hundreds of employees have complained on message boards...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 11:17 PM EDT

Musk Taunts SEC as 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission'

Musk Taunts SEC as 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission'

Elon Musk on Thursday lashed out at the Securities and Exchange Commission, taking to Twitter to mock the “incredible work” of the “Shortseller Enrichment Commission.” “Just want to [say] that the Shortseller...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 12:05 PM EDT

'Snapcrap' Hopes to Help Clean Up San Francisco Streets

'Snapcrap' Hopes to Help Clean Up San Francisco Streets

No, Snapcrap isn't a weird bathroom parody of Snapchat. The new app released on Tuesday to iOS users is trying to help clean up the dirty streets of San Francisco, according to its developer Sean Miller, a San...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 12:21 PM EDT

Teens Say Online Bullying a Serious Problem, Poll Says

Teens Say Online Bullying a Serious Problem, Poll Says

Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem for people their age, but most don't think they'll be the ones targeted for digital abuse. That's according to a new poll from The Associated...

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