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Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 11:50 AM EDT

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

Nissan is recalling nearly 105,000 small cars to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. Included are the 2011 Versa sedan and the 2011 and 2012...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 03:17 PM EDT

FCC May Start Charging $225 to Look Into Consumer Complaints

FCC May Start Charging $225 to Look Into Consumer Complaints

Consumers who ask the Federal Communications Commission to investigate complaints against broadband providers would be charged $225 — possibly more than the amount in dispute — under a proposal the FCC is voting...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 01:14 PM EDT

Fortnite Season 5 Arrives: What You Should Know

Fortnite Season 5 Arrives: What You Should Know

After weeks of hype and bringing items from the online game into the real world, Season 5 of Fortnite has arrived. For those who haven’t yet joined the craze, Fortnite is a game available on consoles, PC and...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 02:35 PM EDT

Twitter Announces Purge of Locked Accounts

Twitter Announces Purge of Locked Accounts

Twitter users, don't despair if you see a sudden drop in followers soon. NBC News reports that the social media company is set to begin a purge this week of tens of millions of accounts flagged as suspicious...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 11:15 PM EDT

Facebook Fined Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook Fined Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users'...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 02:00 PM EDT

SpaceX Tests 'Kid-Sized Submarine' to Help in Thai Cave Rescue

SpaceX Tests 'Kid-Sized Submarine' to Help in Thai Cave Rescue

A mini-submarine designed to help rescuers bring members of a soccer team and their coach out of a flooded Thailand cave was tested over the weekend in a Southern California high school pool. SpaceX and...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 11:43 PM EDT

FB Flags Declaration of Independence Passage as Hate Speech

FB Flags Declaration of Independence Passage as Hate Speech

In anticipation of Fourth of July, a Texas-based publisher posted various passages from the Declaration of Independence on its Facebook page in an attempt to make it “a little easier to digest,” according to NBC...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 01:18 PM EDT

European Lawmakers Reject Online Copyright Law

European Lawmakers Reject Online Copyright Law

Lawmakers in the European Parliament on Thursday rejected a new copyright proposal that digital rights campaigners said would have changed the free and open nature of the internet. Article 13 of the E.U....

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 08:39 AM EDT

Behind Trade Fight, China Pushing to End Reliance on US Tech

Behind Trade Fight, China Pushing to End Reliance on US Tech

Chinese telecoms giant ZTE Corp.'s brush with death after Washington barred it from buying U.S. components was a stark reminder that China's industries still depend on American technology despite Beijing's...

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018 at 10:16 AM EDT

Samsung Investigating Reports of Phones Quietly Sending Pics

Samsung Investigating Reports of Phones Quietly Sending Pics

Samsung says it is investigating reports that some of its smartphones messaged users' photos without their knowledge. Several people posted online that photos stored on their smartphone were sent at random...

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