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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...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 05:31 PM EDT

Apple Buys Intel's Smartphone Modem Division for $1 Billion

Apple Buys Intel's Smartphone Modem Division for $1 Billion

Apple is paying Intel $1 billion for the chip maker's smartphone modem division in a deal driven by the upcoming transition to the next generation of wireless technology. The agreement announced Thursday comes...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 09:07 AM EDT

Facebook to Pay Record $5 Billion in FTC Fine

Facebook to Pay Record $5 Billion in FTC Fine

The Federal Trade Commission announced a $5 billion settlement with Facebook on Wednesday to end an investigation into the company’s privacy practices. It’s a record penalty that shows the federal...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 06:59 PM EDT

DoorDash CEO: Company Will Pay Full Tips Following Backlash

DoorDash CEO: Company Will Pay Full Tips Following Backlash

DoorDash CEO Tony Xu said on Twitter on Wednesday that the company will soon change its policy to make sure that its drivers receive the full tip given by customers. The comments come following a backlash...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 06:12 PM EDT

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder unveiled a new personal security feature Wednesday aimed at protecting LGBTQ users when they visit countries where same-sex relationships are outlawed or criminalized, NBC News reported. Upon opening...

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