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Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 08:45 PM EDT

YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Over 'Hateful' Videos

YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Over 'Hateful' Videos

AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 02:02 PM EDT

Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too

Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too

Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 09:20 PM EDT

At Facial Recognition Hearing, Congress Attacks FBI

At Facial Recognition Hearing, Congress Attacks FBI

Democrats and Republicans alike hammered the FBI on Wednesday for its use of facial recognition software to identify potential suspects, saying the technology fosters racial bias, leads to arrests of innocent...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 05:52 PM EDT

Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery

Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery

Costco is ramping up its home grocery delivery efforts by teaming up with another third-party service, CNBC reported. Shipt, an online grocery delivery service, said Tuesday it was adding Costco to its delivery...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 12:10 PM EDT

Red iPhone 7s Will Soon Hit Apple Stores

Red iPhone 7s Will Soon Hit Apple Stores

The palette of colors that iPhones come in is increasing this week, as Apple releases a red special edition of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 07:10 AM EDT

YouTube Investigating Restrictions on Gay-Themed Content

YouTube Investigating Restrictions on Gay-Themed Content

The YouTube video shows two women, dressed in suits and ties. They smile; they sniffle back tears; they gaze into each other's eyes. They are reading their wedding vows to one another. The four-minute video...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 04:17 PM EDT

Uber President Jeff Jones Resigns, Cites Differences in "Beliefs"

Uber President Jeff Jones Resigns, Cites Differences in "Beliefs"

Uber President Jeff Jones has resigned just six months after joining its ranks. "We want to thank Jeff for his six months at the company and wish him all the best," Uber spokeswoman Sophie Schmidt said in a...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 03:34 AM EDT

Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump's FCC

Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump's FCC

Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as newly installed federal regulators begin chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition. These protections, put in place during...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 12:41 AM EDT

'Loads of Love': Apple Engineer Converts Van Into Mobile Laundromat for Homeless

'Loads of Love': Apple Engineer Converts Van Into Mobile Laundromat for Homeless

Ron Powers, a mechanical engineer at Apple, turned a used van into a mobile laundromat and made it available for free to the homeless of Santa Cruz, California. He said he spent many years focused on studying...

Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 07:53 AM EDT

Tech Showcase at SXSW

Tech Showcase at SXSW

Tech companies are taking the opportunity to showcase their latest innovations at the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas.

NBC Connecticut's Shred-It Event Returns April 22
NBC Connecticut's Shred-It Event Returns April 22
Documents with account numbers, Social Security numbers and other sensitive information that are improperly discarded can make you vulnerable to identity theft. Read more
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