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Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 11:45 AM EST

Tech Execs Gathering at White House to Talk Innovation, Jobs

Tech Execs Gathering at White House to Talk Innovation, Jobs

Top executives from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm are planning to meet at the White House amid strained ties between President Donald Trump's administration and the tech industry. The White House...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 06:18 PM EST

Documents Show Facebook Used User Data as Competitive Weapon

Documents Show Facebook Used User Data as Competitive Weapon

Internal Facebook documents released by a U.K. parliamentary committee offer the clearest evidence yet that the social network has used its enormous trove of user data as a competitive weapon, often in ways...

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 11:06 AM EST

Popular Q&A Site Says Hackers Stole Info on 100M Users

Popular Q&A Site Says Hackers Stole Info on 100M Users

Quora, the popular question-and-answer website, said Monday evening that hackers broke into one of its systems and compromised information from approximately 100 million users. CEO Adam D'Angelo said in a blog...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 10:44 PM EST

Cops Stop Sleeping Tesla Driver Using Autopilot

Cops Stop Sleeping Tesla Driver Using Autopilot

The California Highway Patrol says it used the autopilot of a speeding Tesla to stop the car after its driver fell asleep behind the wheel. The CHP says that around 3:30 a.m. Friday, officers spotted a Tesla...

Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 at 02:25 AM EST

Lawmakers Demand Answers on Amazon's Facial Recognition Tech

Lawmakers Demand Answers on Amazon's Facial Recognition Tech

Eight Democratic lawmakers are demanding answers from Amazon regarding privacy concerns with the company's facial recognition software that has been used by some local police departments, NBC News reported....

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 02:58 PM EST

So You Stayed at a Starwood Hotel: Tips on Data Breach

So You Stayed at a Starwood Hotel: Tips on Data Breach

If you stayed at one of Marriott's Starwood hotels in recent years, hackers might have information on your address, credit card and even your passport. The company said Friday the information of as many as...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 10:49 AM EST

New Instagram Feature to Allow Sharing With Fewer People

New Instagram Feature to Allow Sharing With Fewer People

Keep your friends close ... and your close friends closer? Instagram is adding a feature to make it easier to share photos and videos with fewer folks. Called Close Friends, the new feature lets users share...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 01:45 AM EST

Sandberg Asked Facebook to Probe Soros Following Criticism

Sandberg Asked Facebook to Probe Soros Following Criticism

Facebook on Thursday said it not only probed billionaire George Soros' motivations for criticizing the platform, but also any potential investments he might have in the social media juggernaut, NBC News...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 09:53 PM EST

DJ Khaled, Mayweather Settle Over Digital Coin Promotions

DJ Khaled, Mayweather Settle Over Digital Coin Promotions

Federal regulators said Thursday that boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled are paying a total $750,000 to settle charges they failed to disclose payments they received for promoting...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 06:49 AM EST

Next US Moon Landing Will Be by Private Companies, Not NASA

Next US Moon Landing Will Be by Private Companies, Not NASA

America's next moon landing will be made by private companies — not NASA. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Thursday that nine U.S. companies will compete to deliver experiments to the lunar surface....

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