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Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 at 01:53 PM EDT

Equifax Hires Former GE Exec Mark Begor as New CEO

Equifax Hires Former GE Exec Mark Begor as New CEO

Equifax tapped longtime financial industry executive Mark Begor as its new permanent CEO, the company said Wednesday, as Equifax continues to try to recover from fallout surrounding the company's massive data...

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 at 01:20 PM EDT

Astronomers Baffled by Distant Galaxy Void of Dark Matter

Astronomers Baffled by Distant Galaxy Void of Dark Matter

It's a double cosmic conundrum: Lots of stuff that was already invisible has gone missing. Astronomers have found a distant galaxy where there is no dark matter. Dark matter is called "dark" because it...

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 at 12:03 PM EDT

New Service Aims to Follow Users Across Multiple Devices

New Service Aims to Follow Users Across Multiple Devices

Some 60 companies including such leading brands as Subway, Sprint and the NFL are joining forces to help each other follow you around online. Adobe, a company better known for Photoshop and PDF files, says the...

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 at 08:57 AM EDT

Security Flaws in Dating App Grindr Expose Users' Location

Security Flaws in Dating App Grindr Expose Users' Location

Grindr, a gay-dating app, suffers from security issues that can expose the information of its more than 3 million daily users, including the location data of people who have opted out of sharing such informatio...

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 at 08:07 AM EDT

Under Scrutiny, Facebook Revamps Privacy Tools

Under Scrutiny, Facebook Revamps Privacy Tools

Facebook is giving its privacy tools a makeover as it reels from criticisms over its data practices and faces tighter European regulations in the coming months. The changes won't affect Facebook's privacy...

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 at 06:12 AM EDT

Selfie Medicine: Phone Apps Push People to Take Their Pills

Selfie Medicine: Phone Apps Push People to Take Their Pills

Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor's orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine. Smartphone apps that monitor pill-taking are now available, and researchers are...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 05:50 PM EDT

Facebook Sued by Housing Advocates Alleging Discrimination

Facebook Sued by Housing Advocates Alleging Discrimination

Facebook still allows for discriminatory housing advertisements despite past promises to remove tools that allow landlords and brokers to exclude certain groups of people from seeing their listings, a new...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 07:37 AM EDT

New Cars Are Quickly Getting Self-Driving Safety Features

New Cars Are Quickly Getting Self-Driving Safety Features

Autonomous vehicles get all the headlines, but automakers are gradually adding advanced electronic safety features to human-driven cars as they step toward a world of self-driving vehicles. Car and tech...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 06:22 AM EDT

How Facebook Was Able to Siphon Off Phone Call and Text Logs

How Facebook Was Able to Siphon Off Phone Call and Text Logs

The news that Facebook's Android app has been collecting call and text histories is yet another black eye for the social media giant. But just why was Facebook able to siphon off records of who its users were...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 02:11 PM EDT

Apple Unveils Pencil Support for $329 iPad at Chicago Event

Apple Unveils Pencil Support for $329 iPad at Chicago Event

Apple is adding the ability to use a digital pencil to draw and write on its cheapest iPad model in an attempt to make the tablet more compelling for creating, teaching and learning. Apple's pencil previously...

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