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Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 11:08 AM EDT

Google’s Report on Massive iPhone Security Flaw Doubles as Dig Against Apple’s Privacy Stance

Google’s Report on Massive iPhone Security Flaw Doubles as Dig Against Apple’s Privacy Stance

Google released a compilation of in-depth research on vulnerabilities in Apple’s operating system Thursday night. The research is interesting and comprehensive, but the impact of the flaws on most iPhone users...

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 at 06:46 PM EDT

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Woman in Capital One Case

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Woman in Capital One Case

A former Amazon software engineer arrested last month on charges she hacked into Capital One bank and more than 30 different companies has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges she not only broke into...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 at 06:38 PM EDT

Pinterest to Direct Vaccine-Related Searches to Health Orgs

Pinterest to Direct Vaccine-Related Searches to Health Orgs

Pinterest said Wednesday it will try to combat misinformation about vaccines by showing only information from health organizations when people search. Social media sites have been tryingto combat the spread of...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 at 02:59 AM EDT

Tech Firms Struggle to Police Content While Avoiding Bias

Tech Firms Struggle to Police Content While Avoiding Bias

Take the post down. Put it back up. Stop policing speech. Start silencing extremists. That's just a sampling of the intense, often contradictory demands facing tech companies and their social media platforms as...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 at 02:51 AM EDT

Ex-Google Engineer Charged in Uber Self-Driving Theft Case

Ex-Google Engineer Charged in Uber Self-Driving Theft Case

A former Google engineer was charged Tuesday with stealing self-driving car technology from the company shortly before he joined Uber's efforts to catch up in the high-stakes race to build robotic vehicles. The...

Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 at 07:41 PM EDT

Cyborgs Will Replace Humans and Remake the World, James Lovelock Says

Cyborgs Will Replace Humans and Remake the World, James Lovelock Says

For tens of thousands of years, humans have reigned as our planet's only intelligent, self-aware species. But the rise of intelligent machines means that could change soon, perhaps in our own lifetimes. Not long...

Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 at 05:24 PM EDT

Employees of Big Tech Are Speaking Out Like Never Before

Employees of Big Tech Are Speaking Out Like Never Before

When Liz O'Sullivan was hired at the New York City-based artificial intelligence company Clarifai in 2017, she felt lucky to find work at the intersection of two of her main interests: technology and ethics. Two...

Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 at 05:49 PM EDT

Driver in Self-Driving Car Caught Sleeping Behind Wheel

Driver in Self-Driving Car Caught Sleeping Behind Wheel

A driver of a self-driving car was caught sleeping behind the wheel on the 5 freeway near Santa Clarita, California. The incident was filmed by Clint Olivier's wife while he was driving. Both were shocked. "...

Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 at 08:12 PM EDT

This Hypersonic Airliner Would Take You From Los Angeles to Tokyo in Under Two Hours

This Hypersonic Airliner Would Take You From Los Angeles to Tokyo in Under Two Hours

Some researchers are working on a new generation of supersonic airliners, capable of speeds between Mach 1 and Mach 5. Others are dreaming bigger, NBC News reports. Last year, Boeing unveiled a design for a...

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 03:46 AM EDT

US Wants Woman Accused in Capital One Hack to Stay Locked Up

US Wants Woman Accused in Capital One Hack to Stay Locked Up

A woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations is a flight risk, a threat and should be kept locked up until her trial, U.S. prosecutors said in court documents filed ahead of a...

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