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At Facebook Inc. headquarters in Silicon Valley this week, engineers and researchers huddled around computers in a newly configured “war room” to fight misinformation ahead of the midterms.
A group of 450 Amazon employees has signed a letter protesting the company's decision to sell its facial recognition software to police with one choosing to publishan anonymous op-ed explaining their concerns.
Facebook believes that the hackers who gained access to the private information of 30 million of its users were spammers looking to make money through deceptive advertising, according to people familiar with the company’s internal investigation.
Alleged hacker 'threatens to sell details of 319 million Apple iCloud users, demanded $174G in Bitcoin'
An alleged hacker threatened to sell the personal details of 319million Apple iCloud users online, a court heard Wednesday.
Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader who in a recent tweet said he was not prejudiced against Jewish people but rather he was “anti-Termite,” will reportedly not be removed from Twitter as a result.
A video produced by the University of Dayton Research Institute shows in alarming detail what happens when a drone collides with a plane.
Kris Goldsmith’s campaign to getFacebookInc.to close fake accounts targeting U.S. veterans started with a simple search.
Twitter released on Wednesday an archive of more than 10 million tweets originating in Russia and Iran, demonstrating efforts to capitalize on existing American vulnerabilities by targeting both ends of the political spectrum and sowing division.
Facebook is able to predict whether users are suffering from depression based on their status updates, according to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Apple has updated its privacy page, revealing all the secret ways your iPhone protects your privacy.
Facebook is cracking down on efforts to prevent voter suppressionwith the midterms less than a month away.
YouTube confirmed the video-sharing site was down Tuesday night, but it wasn't immediately clear what caused the massive outage.
YouTube confirmed the video-sharing site was down Tuesday night, but it wasn't immediately clear what caused the massive outage.
A former senior Facebook engineer who wrote a memo earlier this year decrying the social media giant's "political monoculture" told Fox News Tuesday night that the company hasa "vocal minority" intent on implementing "social justice policies across our mission.
Boston Dynamics uploaded a video Tuesday of the company's "SpotMini" robot dog busting a move.
Breakfast lovers everywhere rejoiced Tuesday after learning Apple took criticism surrounding one of its new emoji to heart.
Jack Dorsey says we should 'always question' Twitter, does not want freedom of expression 'weaponized'
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is open to making major changes to the platform he co-founded 12 years ago in an effort to make what has become the world's public square a saferplace for healthy conversations.
Days after the White House and Vice President Mike Pence slammed Google and called on it to abandon its controversial censored search engine project for China, CEO Sundar Pichai has acknowledged it publicly for the first time.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine plan to use the Apple Watch to study the genetic factors that may be associated with binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has distinguished his company from other big tech firms in declaring its willingness to work with the United States Department of Defense.
Both the tech and sports worlds took to Twitter remember Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.
Dating as a supporter of President Donald Trump can be challenging.
Two of the world's top tech CEOs disagree about how to ease homelessness in San Francisco—a city where extreme wealth glitters alongside roughly 7,500 living on the streets, the Guardian reports.
There's an ongoing tug of war between an individual's data security and the desire for authorities to access it.
Feel like you can't look at Instagram posts in the Explore section fast enough?
No matter how careful you are, if you cheat on your partner, you run the risk of getting caught.
The US hasn't had an ambassador to Australia in place for two years, the longest stretch since WWII—which may explain why things are getting low-key chaotic Down Under at the American embassy.
Alexa is no longer “new.” The smart-tech revolution is now in full swing, and Amazon Echo is at the heart of it. According to Edison Research, nearly 40 million people own voice-activated speakers, which is about one in six U.S.
I am wondering if I can see everything that Google has tracked about me? Is that possible or do I need a court order?
The latest release of “Black Ops 4” with its new game mode ‘Black Out,’ has some gamers on the fence about the well-established cross-platform battle royal that is “Fortnite.
Boston Dynamics has released a new video of its robot dog, Spot, walking around construction sites in Tokyo as the company starts to test it "for commercial usage around the world.
Facebook said hackers were able to access phone numbers, email addresses and search information as part of the most recent data breach, although it said the breach affected about 30 million, fewer than previously thought.
After months of rumors and high-profile releases from other tech giants, Google finally took the wraps off its new generation of gadgets, hoping to take on Apple and others as the holidays get closer.
A new software patent from Apple could help kill robocalls and scams, letting users automatically recognize "a spoofing caller."
Chinese hackers are fueled by patriotism while Russians focus on Rubles, according to a new report.
Three years ago, Inna Simone logged onto her computer, expecting to see her standard Microsoft desktop. What she encountered instead was unsettling.
Atlas, the humanoid Boston Dynamics robot known for its backflips and running, among other human-like activities, can now perform parkour.
Less than a month before the U.S. midterm elections, Facebook has purged more than 800 pages and accounts as the social network clamps down on “inauthentic behavior.
Twitter users curious about CEO Jack Dorsey’s tech habits got some answers this week.
Change your password, Kanye.
Imagine if the United States military could send combat vehicles like tanks into battle with enemies – but without a single American on the battlefield – instead, the vehicles drive and fight autonomously.
Sex-bots will help humans colonize Mars, according to a love-doll enthusiast who helps "test drive" randy robots.
FBI Director Christopher Wray cited China as a burgeoning menace when he testified on national security threats before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday.
Despitethe high-minded promise of tech's potential to enrich our lives, each day brings a new headline about its negative effects.
Google is doing great on handheld screens.
Instagram announced it has started using artificial intelligence to detect cyberbullying in photos posted on its social network platform, highlighting efforts from tech companies to use automation in their moderation process.
Criminal gangs and extremists are using “decentralized exchanges” (dEX) to trade cryptocurrencies anonymously, according to Yaya J. Fanusie, the director of analysis for Defense of Democracies' Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance.
Richard Branson has issued a major warning to space race rival Elon Musk: 'learn the art of delegation' and 'get some sleep' to avoid further controversy.
Walmart wants to know exactly how its customers are feeling.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, facing a backlash from longtime warehouse workers who say its $15 hourly minimum wage wouldn't benefit them, will now get a bigger raise.
The Ancient Greeks are celebrated for laying down the foundations of Western civilization, but according to a new book they also had another, hidden talent: predicting future tech.
Bias in machine learning may be problematic even for tech giants like Amazon who are at the forefront of this field. A new report from Reuters shows the e-commerce company had to get rid of an internal project used to vet job applications after the recruiting tool displayed an inherent bias against women.
Apple's next-gen iPads will reportedly look a lot like its new iPhones.
At first glance, it appears like a caring friend is trying to warn you about your Facebook account potentially being hacked— but it's actually a hoax.
Hurricane Michael, a Category 2 storm, could hit Florida this week — potentially wreaking havoc for thousands.
Google unveiled its new Pixel 3 phones, Pixel Slate tablet and HomeHub device at a glitzy event in New York on Tuesday, as it looks to up the ante with Apple for consumer'sspending this holiday season.
A leaked internal memo from Apple has sparked concerns the company will dramatically restrict the ability of customers to repair their devices themselves or get replacement parts from third party repair shops.
The U.S. Army is working with industry to implement drone operations that enable high-risk combat missions to be controlled by a U.S.-based pilot, reducing vulnerability to enemy attack and drawing upon advanced satellite networks to improve video feeds.
A design lead at Google has slammed Republicans in an angry Twitter rant over the nomination of now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Amazon has allowed its U.K. users to donate money to a group whose key figure has espoused hardline Islamist beliefs described as "misogynistic, racist and homophobic" and called for a global Islamic caliphate, the Times of London reported Monday.
A former executive at Google says that big tech companies needto stop deluding themselves about the realities of its impact on society.
Google today announced that it will shut down the consumer version of Google+ following the discovery of a bug that it opted to keep secret.
Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social network and then opted not to disclose the issue this past spring, in part because of fears that doing so would draw regulatory scrutiny and cause reputational damage, according to people briefed on the incident and documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
The Department of Homeland Security said this weekend it had "no reason to doubt" denials from Apple and Amazon of a report that Chinese spies placed surveillance chips in their server hardware.
The Navy’s first newly-built Ship-to-Shore Connector maritime warfare craft launched on the water earlier this year, paving the way for stepped up production and introducing a new era in modern amphibious warfare for the Marines.
The holidays are almost here, and with it comes the busiest shopping season of the year. The market for electronics is expected to be red-hot this year, and Microsoft is throwing its hat in the ring.
The more you know about the gadgets you own the better.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A newcomer to San Francisco has created a free app to make it easier for people to report poop and used needles on the city's famously dirty streets.
Apple's iPhone XS Max, is not a perfect replacement for a tablet, but the Max’s 6.5-inch display is big enough and the new A12 Bionic processor is fast enough to replicate one.
The success of the NES Classic and SNES Classic pretty much guarantees Nintendo will release an N64 Classic and maybe even a GameCube Classic.
Vice President Mike Pence slammed Google and called on it to abandon its controversial Project Dragonfly search initiative, which would see the company potentially re-enter China. Pence said the move would“strengthen Communist Party censorship and compromise the privacy of Chinese customers.
A group of activists and local residents marched on Google's campus to demand stronger protections for housing and wages in the company's plans for a massive San Jose complex.
Dubbed the B61-12 gravity bomb, the new nuclear weapon is expected to start production in 2020.
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem for people their age, but most don't think they'll be the ones targeted for digital abuse.
An alternative search engine is seeing growth as Google faces questions about its practices and alleged bias against conservatives.
Alphabet’s Google may soon have more federal regulators breathing down its neck.
Apple has denied an explosive report from Bloomberg Businessweek claiming Chinese spies infiltrated its supply chain and placed ‘spy’ chips in iCloud servers.
Amazon just unveiled its first sub-$50 media streamer capable of streaming 4K content.
Facebook could be forced to pay you nearly $8G's after ‘disaster’ hack attack that left 50M users exposed
Hacked Facebook users could be owed as much as £6,000 ($7,800) in compensation as a result of the security breach revealed last week.
Facebook could be forced to pay you nearly $8G after ‘disaster’ hack attack that left 50M users exposed
Hacked Facebook users could be owed as much as 6,000 pounds ($7,800) in compensation as a result of the security breach revealed last week.
Tim Cook has a four-letter word for Silicon Valley’s relentless thirst for customer data: “ bunk.”
One creative iPhone user has developed a way to turn iPhones into the civilian version of a bodycam, letting people record their interactions with police in a sly manner.
So far, Facebook has uncovered no evidence that third-party apps were also breached in last week's massive hack on the social networking site.
Facebook is adding several new tools in its ongoing battle against bullying and harassment on the platform.
Facebook, third-party apps and regulators are struggling to explain the specifics of a major security breach that allowed hackers to access 50 million accounts—one week after it was initially discovered.
Google is getting playful with its users.
A federal judge in California ruled this month that the government cannot force Facebook to wiretap voice calls over its popular Messenger app by holding the company in contempt, according to Reuters.
Belgium plans to sue Google over the tech behemoth’s refusal to blur sensitive military sites and nuclear power plants, a military spokesman confirmed on Friday.
Humans have been looking to the stars for millennia wondering if we're the only intelligent beings in the universe.
Google has created its own universe. If you wanted to, you could use nothing but Google products, and you could live a very fruitful digital life. You could buy a Chromebook, use Gmail and G Suite, post your videos to YouTube, and save every last bit of data on Google Drive.
Google is tracking everything. Is there a search site that doesn't record what you search?