Embattled Google CEO Sundar Pichai, amid allegations of anti-conservative bias and privacy violations on the platform, plans to tell the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that his company supports federal privacy legislation and diverse viewpoints.
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Before you pull out your credit card thisseason, stop and think about whether or not a holiday deal appears to be too good to be true.
The Pentagon and Lockheed are pursuing a "Tech Refresh" effort with the F-35 intended to improve the stealth fighter's targeting attack technology, weapons delivery and on-board computing -- all as part of an effort to try to keep the F-35's combat effectiveness ahead of great power rival nations.
While state legislatures across the country consider expanding gambling, Congress is cracking down on what they say is a disturbing new trend of gambling creeping into other aspects of the entertainment industry - starting with video games.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is under fire for a series of tweets he sent upon returning from a 10-day meditation retreat in Myanmar.
Microsoft is ratcheting up its call for government regulation of facial recognition technologies by warning that they could pave the way for a "1984"-like dystopia if left unchecked.
This time last year, Apple was preparing to offer out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacements for just $29 compared to the usual price of $79.
In less than a decade Facebook has gone from the darling of Silicon Valley to the scourge of humanity, as the site once used simplyto keep in touch with friends has emerged as a polarizing tool that can be politically weaponized amid concerns about privacy, misinformation and bias.
Mark Zuckerberg’s social network plans to open a pop-up kiosk on Dec. 13 in Midtown Manhattan, where it will field questions about its data-sharing practices and teach users how to understand its new privacy controls.
Ex-Google researcher says stopping leaks now company's top priority, engineer had nasty message for leakers
A former senior Google employee who resigned in protest over the company's plan fora censored search engine in China has said that despite the numerous controversies surrounding the tech giant, preventing leaks is now the "number one priority" of its leadership.
Travelers may soon see Amazon's cashier-less, high-tech store format at airports.
The Justice Department is probing whether crimes were committed when potentially millions of people's identities were posted to the Federal Communication Commission's website — without their permission — in comments about net neutrality rules.
It’s the happiest time of the year. It’s also the busiest time of the year.
A Florida man is facing jail time for stealthily recording pornographic videos and running a subscription website.
A man in Indiana was charged with credit card skimming and arrested as he drove away from one of the banks he allegedly targeted, underscoring the rise in riggedATMs.
Is there an OS that doesn’t report back to Big Tech? I don’t want to use the Windows or Mac operating system.
It seems like these days, the market is flooded with ride-hailing apps, each promising better service and lower rates than the next.From Uber to Lyft to Gett, there's no shortage of taxi-alternatives for tech-savvy Americans.Now a new company throws its hat into the ring, and it's one that most people are familiar with.
Without stronger regulation, Facebook could become a threat to democracy, according to the former head of GCHQ, the British equivalent of the NSA.
Facebook, which agreed in May to conduct a review over accusations of anti-conservative bias, has not committed to publicly releasing its final report on the matter.
Facebook's audit of alleged anti-conservative bias is ongoing as tech giant won't commit to publicly releasing final report
Facebook, which agreed in May to conduct a review over accusations of anti-conservative bias, has not committed to publicly releasing its final report on the matter.
In a letter to CEO Sundar Pichai, Google's vendors, temporary workers, and contractors, who constitute a large percentage of the company's overall workforce, are demanding higher pay, more respect and access to the same information given to full-time staffers.
San Jose's City Council approved a $110 million public land sale of 10 acres to Google in the first stepto building a massive campus for 20,000 workers downtown— as protesters disrupted the contentious, 10-hour meeting by chaining themselves to chairs.
A total of 54 Amazon workers in New Jersey suffered the effects of being exposed to bear repellent spray yesterday while at work in one of Amazon's warehouses.
The Navy’s first-of-its-kind carrier-launched F-35C has been conducting aerial maneuvers, weapons integration, “cyclical” flight take-off missions and other war operations from the flight deck of a Nimitz-Class carrier recently, marking the first operational tests of the stealth fighter slated to deploy in 2021.
A 15-year-old Dutch girl’s innocent message inviting friends to her birthday party has been “hijacked” on social media, sparking fears of a riot in her small town.
Facebook's mounting problems and newly-disclosed internal documents prompted an investor to lower its stock from buy to holdafter dropping over 2 percent on Tuesday and showing a decline of 2.6 percent in premarket trading on Thursday.
FacebookInc.’sboard of directors threw its support behind Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg on Wednesday, saying that it was “entirely appropriate” for her to ask if George Soros had shorted the company’s stock after the billionaire investor called the social-media giant a “menace.
Canadian authorities said Wednesday that they have arrested the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, who is facing extradition to the United States.
New York City taxi regulators approved new pay standards for app-based car services Tuesday that they say will raise drivers' annual earnings by $10,000 a year, making it the first U.S.
Facebook gave certaincompanies like Lyft, Netflix and Airbnb preferential treatment by allowing them to access users' data, according to a massive trove of secret documents and emails released by a British parliamentary committee on Wednesday.
Think having a job at Facebook is #goals?
Space station robot goes rogue: International Space Station’s artificial intelligence has turned belligerent
CIMON was programmed to be the physical embodiment of the likes of ‘nice’ robots such as Robby, R2D2, Wall-E, Johnny 5 … and so on. Instead, CIMON appears to be adopting characteristics closer to Marvin the Paranoid Android of theHitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy— though hopefully not yet the psychotic HAL of2001: A Space Oddysey infamy.
Apple is pulling out all the stops as it scrambles to prop up sputtering sales of its new iPhone XR.
New York City police officials said Tuesday they will deploy drones to assist in rescue missions, traffic-accident investigations and large-scale events, a move that raised privacy concerns among civil-liberty advocates.
A 7-year-old toy reviewer who posts videos of his playful critiques and analysis to YouTube is reportedly the video-sharing site’s highest-paid star.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Amazon's plans for a new headquarters in New York.
Verizon-owned Oath has agreed to pay a $5 million penalty for violating a federal privacy law that prohibits online advertisers from tracking children without parental consent.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company is no place for hate, violenceand division,seemingly taking a swipe at Facebook and Twitter in the process without mentioning them by name.
The Air Force will one day fire high-tech laser weapons from drones and fighter jets to destroy high-value targets, conduct precision strikes and incinerate enemy locations from the sky.
Love them or hate them, autoplay videos are coming to YouTube's mobile apps on Android and iOS.
Apple has launched a new online store for US veterans and active military members that offers a 10 percent discount on company products.
Pentagon weapons developers and military war commanders are expressing concern that deployed forces simply do not have enough Air and Missile defense assets to meet a fast-changing threat environment involving high volumes of dangerous new enemy weapons.
"Fortnite" has become sopopular it is now a new playground forcyber-criminals, a new study has found.
Tumblr has decided to ban all porn, weeks after the blogging platform was found hosting child pornography.
If you think Apple couldn’t possibly know more about you, dream on!
Google CEO Sundar Pichai's testimony before the House of Representatives has beenpostponed due to the state funeral for former President George H. W. Bush.
Facebook's tipping point: Tech giant grapples with slower growth, calls for major leadership shakeup
Will 2018 be seen as a canary in the coal mine for Facebook?
Well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has some new predictions for what's next for Apple's AirPods wireless earphones, but there's not much to get excited about until 2020 if he's right.
For shoppers, Amazon is the ultimate rabbit hole. You can search for one item, but then you see another item and another, and soon you're careening through a maze of products and deals.
You might wantto think twice about uploading all those baby photos.
I’m really concerned that a hacker can get into a pacemaker and insulin pump to turn it off or make it do things that will harm the person.
It's no secret:Marvel is trying to conquer the universe.No, we're not talking about the all-powerful Thanos of "Infinity War." Marvel's quest is for domination of the entertainment world, and they're getting one step closer with their newest property acquisition.
Arizona became just the latest in a growing number of states welcoming video games in schools.
The U.S. Navy is arming a new fleet of attack submarines with stealthy “quieting” systems, new weapons, next-gen sonar and additional advanced undersea warfare technologies to enable its future boats to execute massive land-attacks, perform “covert insertions” of forces and conduct reconnaissance missions undetected.
Elon Musk will have to lay off the booze and pot if he wants to continue doing work for NASA, the agency’s chief warned this week, while laying into the SpaceX founder for his recent erratic behavior.
Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg asked staff to conduct research on whether billionaire George Soros, a high-profile critic of the social network, was shorting the company’s stock.
As the level of interest in space continues to grow, some analysts believe the space economy could be worth $1 trillion – and America stands to capture a significant portion of that.
Google staffers discussed burying conservative news outlets, but tech giant claims talks didn't amount to anything
Google staffers reportedly discussed burying conservative news organizations in the company’s search function with the goal of impacting future elections – but the tech giant says nothing came out of the conversations.
Marriott International today admitted that it has suffered a security breach on a massive scale, with the personal details of up to 500 million guests having been exposed due to a database breach.
Next year, the video streaming ecosystem is going to become more crowded as both AT&T and Disney enter the fray.
After logging the single biggest shopping day in its history on Cyber Monday, Amazon is not slowing down on the deal front.
Microsoft has been working with police in India to shut down fake tech-support centers in the country that are scamming victims in the US and Canada.
Facebook considered charging companies for access to the data of its 2.27 billion monthly active users, according to leaked internal emails.
Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg reportedly asked employees todo research on George Sorosfollowing a speech he gave criticizing the social media giant.
The president of Grindr, the gay dating app, faced backlash after posting on Facebook last week that "marriage is a holy matrimony between a man and a woman," reports said.
Nuclear weapon installations, cross-border smuggling tunnels, subway systems, cave networks... just a few places that adversaries can pose an underground threat to security.
Twitter has suspended a fake English language Vladimir Putin account that had racked up almost 1 million followers.
A new report issued by several prominent experts on Chinese and American foreign policy claims that China is using a range of methods to misappropriateU.S. technology.
Aside from the stings and ruined picnics, fire ants are famous for their ability to swarm together and self–assemble bridges, ladders, and even floating rafts. Researchers have now figured out the statistical rules that govern how fire ants form these structures, and the new study could help scientists build swarming, tiny shape-shifting robots.
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Is there a way to clean out all the cache, search history and call logs from my phone? I think this will speed up my phone.
Gamers were helping gamers this month, following a big loss for an ordinary family.
As attacking enemies appear and vanish in seconds from around corners, rocks and trees - armed U.S. soldiers in Close Quarter Combat often have little or no time to respond, while their lives often hang in the balance.
Black Friday deals on the iPhone, iPad, and MacBook are so numerous across so many retailers that you need an Excel spread sheet to track them all.
Sheryl Sandberg says New York Times report she was disinterested in Russian meddling is 'simply untrue'
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has hit back at a scathing New York Times report on the social network’s handling of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.
Amazon will go bankrupt one day, Jeff Bezos, the CEO of the e-commerce colossus worth almost $1 trillion, told his employees in a stunning admission.
Facebook has finally begun rolling out the much-anticipated 'unsend' feature for its Messenger app, with users being able to delete text messages, photos, videos, and links.
Two nonprofits sued San Jose, Calif., over what they claim are illegal nondisclosure agreements signed by city officials to seal a $67 million land deal for Google's planned downtown mega-campus.
Following a scathing report from The New York Times that called into question what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg knew about the Russian disinformation campaign and when,Zuckerberg said the social networking giant would create an independent oversight committee to help deal with moderating certain issues related to content posted on its site.
Calling all aliens!The search for extraterrestrial life is alive and well, and this week, two scientists from MIT breathed new life into the effort with an out-of-this-world idea for contacting non-earthlings.
A judge has ordered Amazon to turn recordings from an Amazon Echo smart device that could provide crucial details on a 2017 New Hampshire double slaying.
Facebook, already under scrutiny for scores of mishaps, is under fire Wednesday after a bombshell report said its private voice and its public actions are not in sync.
FacebookInc.’s difficult year is taking a toll on employee morale, with several key measures of internal sentiment taking a sharp turn for the worse over the past year, according to people familiar with the matter and messages reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
A New York City council member is now accusing Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo as being out of touch with their constituents as the chorus of complaints grows louder Wednesday against a taxpayer-funded incentives package the two rumored 2020 presidential hopefuls helped put together to lure Amazon into the Big Apple.
Thousands of engineers and product specialists spend countless hours here at Google’s sprawling complex and its offices worldwide trying to solve search’s most complex problem: language.
The dog had been left alone tied to a table in a beer garden in Belfast.
Bullets that never miss, super soldiers with extreme strength and robot warriors capable of rising up against humans may sound like the stuff of science fiction… but the truth is that they have all already been developed.
A mob dragged two men out of police station, savagely beat them and then set them on fire after a false rumor was spread on WhatsApp about them being child kidnappers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hard to escape.
No more FOMO? Cutting back on Facebook, Snapchat will make you less depressed and lonely, study says
All those likes, videos and posts on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat could be making you depressed and lonely.
New York Democratic Congressmember-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez railed against Amazon for getting tax breaks and cited community "outrage" as the tech giant plans to build one half of its HQ2 in Long Island City.
The Air Force is taking the next steps to test, develop and produce a new class of “more penetrating” bunker buster weapons to enable aircraft to destroy a new level of fortified underground targets.
Battling rough seas with five-foot waves, thrashing wind gusts and heavy enemy fire, U.S. Navy amphibious landing craft attacking Utah Beach on D-Day actually managed to achieve total tactical surprise.
The Army is evaluating a series of emerging intelligence analysis technologies intended to integrate and organize a range of input sources to include drone videos, satellite imagery, enemy movement information, terrain data and crucial elements of battle planning.
An Amazon Echo may have captured audio of a cold-blooded killing in New Hampshire, and prosecutors have won the rights to the recordings, a judge ruled Friday.
A sexual predator has been using Fortnite to try and trick teenagers into sending intimate pictures of themselves, according to Canadian police.
The NFL and Epic Games partnered last week to bring team skins to one of the most popular video games in the world – “Fortnite.”
FacebookInc.executive and virtual-reality wunderkind Palmer Luckey was a rising star of Silicon Valley when, at the height of the 2016 presidential contest, he donated $10,000 to an anti-Hillary Clinton group.
With the advent of cardless ATM transactions on mobile phones, criminals have found a new way to steal your money.
You need to assume that your password isn’t strong enough. You might as well believe that someone, somewhere, is working around the clock to break into your accounts and steal your money, your identity, and anything else you have.