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Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 09:51 PM EDT

BBB Issues New Warning About Email Scams

BBB Issues New Warning About Email Scams

Officials from the Better Business Bureau announced the results of a startling new study that shows that email scams have cost organizations more than $3 billion since 2016. The scams, known as Business...

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 05:19 PM EDT

DoorDash Data Breach Hits 4.9 Million Customers, Drivers

DoorDash Data Breach Hits 4.9 Million Customers, Drivers

DoorDash is delivering bad news to millions of its customers and drivers: their data may have been accessed by hackers. In a blog post made Thursday on its website, San Francisco-based DoorDash said an...

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 02:39 PM EDT

Uber Adds More Services to Its App in Its Quest for Profit

Uber Adds More Services to Its App in Its Quest for Profit

Uber is cramming more services into its ride-hailing app as it explores ways to generate more revenue and finally turn a profit. The makeover announced Thursday includes force-feeding its food delivery service,...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 09:04 PM EDT

FTC Sues Match Group; Says It Duped People Into Subscribing

FTC Sues Match Group; Says It Duped People Into Subscribing

The Federal Trade Commission is suing Match Group for allegedly using notifications about phony profiles to trick consumers into paying for a subscription to dating site Match.com The site lets people create...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 08:49 AM EDT

McDonald's Enlists Alexa and Google to Help With Its Hiring

McDonald's Enlists Alexa and Google to Help With Its Hiring

Want a job at McDonald's? Just ask your smartphone. Starting Wednesday, McDonald's Corp. will let job seekers start an application by using voice commands with Amazon's Alexa or Google's Assistant. If users...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 08:25 PM EDT

Google Will Start Transcribing Audio Recordings Again

Google Will Start Transcribing Audio Recordings Again

Google is restarting a practice in which human contractors listen to and transcribe some voice commands people give to the company's artificial intelligence system, Assistant. But this time Google is taking...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 07:11 PM EDT

Samsung's Folding Phone Hits the US

Samsung's Folding Phone Hits the US

Samsung's folding phone is finally hitting the U.S. Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold, a phone with a screen that folds together like a book, on Friday. There will be an AT&T version as well as an...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 07:14 PM EDT

Plenty of Fish Bans Face Filters to Curb Deceptive Profiles

Plenty of Fish Bans Face Filters to Curb Deceptive Profiles

Dating app Plenty of Fish is banning face filters across its platform in a move aimed at deterring users from creating deceptive profiles, NBC News reported. In a blog post on Tuesday, the site announced that it...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 11:48 AM EDT

Tim Cook Greets iPhone 11 Customers at Fifth Avenue Store in New York

Tim Cook Greets iPhone 11 Customers at Fifth Avenue Store in New York

Apple CEO Tim Cook greeted customers and opened doors at the reopening of the Fifth Avenue Apple Store on Friday. Lines of people formed early in the morning as folks waited for Apple’s new iPhone 11, iPhone 11...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 09:37 PM EDT

Senator to Facebook's Zuckerberg: Sell WhatsApp, Instagram

Senator to Facebook's Zuckerberg: Sell WhatsApp, Instagram

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with President Donald Trump and other critics of the tech industry, the Senate's most vocal detractor offered a challenge: Sell your WhatsApp and Instagram properties...

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