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Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 04:14 PM EDT

Samsung Removes Headphone Jack From New Phones

Samsung Removes Headphone Jack From New Phones

Samsung used to use headphone jacks on its smartphones as a marketing tool against Apple. But Wednesday, Samsung reversed course. Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ Wednesday. Neither...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 06:37 PM EDT

Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu Bundle to Cost $12.99 Per Month

Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu Bundle to Cost $12.99 Per Month

Disney is finally bundling its three streaming services and it's going to cost you $12.99 a month. On an earnings call Tuesday, CEO Bob Iger said that U.S. customers would be able to get Disney+, ESPN+ and...

Monday, Aug 5, 2019 at 07:19 PM EDT

Outages at 8chan After Cybersecurity Firm Drops Support

Outages at 8chan After Cybersecurity Firm Drops Support

The online message board 8chan was effectively knocked offline Monday after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, whose perpetrator was linked to the site....

Sunday, Aug 4, 2019 at 06:07 PM EDT

A Bird? A Plane? French Inventor Flies Over English Channel

A Bird? A Plane? French Inventor Flies Over English Channel

Is it a bird? A plane? No, it's a French inventor flying over the English Channel on his hoverboard. Looking like a superhero, Franky Zapata successfully completed the famed 22-mile journey in just 22...

Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 at 03:43 AM EDT

ID Theft Stings, But It's Hard to Pin on Specific Data Hacks

ID Theft Stings, But It's Hard to Pin on Specific Data Hacks

Equifax 2017. Marriott 2018. Capital One 2019. Data breaches through hacking attacks are distressingly common these days, and personal details about you can lead to identity theft, such as credit cards and...

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 07:48 AM EDT

Unopened 1987 Nintendo Video Game Could Sell for $10K

Unopened 1987 Nintendo Video Game Could Sell for $10K

An unopened copy of a 1987 cult-classic video game that a Nevada man found in the attic of his childhood home is expected to sell for up to $10,000 at an online auction. The boxed game cartridge of Nintendo's...

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 at 01:13 PM EDT

'Dying California' Drone Footage Highlights Homeless Crisis

'Dying California' Drone Footage Highlights Homeless Crisis

A Los Angeles man is giving the world a bird's-eye view over some of the region's homelessness encampments by deploying a drone in the hopes that it will light a fire under residents and council members and...

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 at 08:48 AM EDT

Apple Contractors Found Listening In on Siri Conversations

Apple Contractors Found Listening In on Siri Conversations

Apple has long touted its commitment to protecting customer data, but according to a new report from The Guardian, humans are listening in on conversations with Apple's voice assistant Siri. According to an...

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 at 07:34 AM EDT

France Won't Scrap Tax on Tech Giants, Despite Trump Threats

France Won't Scrap Tax on Tech Giants, Despite Trump Threats

France is pushing ahead with a landmark tax on tech giants like Google and Facebook despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threats of retaliatory tariffs on French wine. After Trump slammed the "foolishness" of...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 10:23 PM EDT

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google Over Suspension of Ad Account

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google Over Suspension of Ad Account

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, one of the Democrats seeking the party’s nomination for president in 2020, sued Google on Thursday for suspending her advertising account, NBC News reported. The lawsuit adds to a chorus of...

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