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Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 01:41 PM EDT

Texas Professors Work to Stop Spread of 'Fake News'

Texas Professors Work to Stop Spread of 'Fake News'

A team of professors from the University of Texas at Arlington is working to create a program that will help stop the spread of fake news. “What we’re talking about – the President uses that term to refer to...

Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 11:33 PM EDT

Judge Sets $30K Bail for Hacker Who Helped Stop Cyberattack

Judge Sets $30K Bail for Hacker Who Helped Stop Cyberattack

A Las Vegas federal judge set bail of $30,000 on Friday for a celebrated young British cybersecurity researcher accused by U.S. prosecutors of creating and distributing malicious software designed to steal...

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 06:49 AM EDT

Email Prankster Says He Duped White House Officials

Email Prankster Says He Duped White House Officials

An online prankster showed emails to CNN alleging that he was able to trick top White House officials into thinking they were chatting with other members of the administration, NBC News reported. The U.K.-based...

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 02:43 PM EDT

Group Files Complaint Over Google's Tracking of In-Store Purchases

Group Files Complaint Over Google's Tracking of In-Store Purchases

A watchdog group on Monday is expected to file a legal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against Google over a new program that links customers' web activity to in-store purchases. The Electronic...

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 07:59 PM EDT

Companies Say Apple Removed Their Privacy Apps From China

Companies Say Apple Removed Their Privacy Apps From China

China appears to have succeeded in eliminating software programs that enable its people to view an uncensored internet. Companies that let people avoid the government filters said Saturday that their programs...

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 02:32 AM EDT

Tesla Delivers Long-Awaited Model 3s to First Buyers

Tesla Delivers Long-Awaited Model 3s to First Buyers

For Tesla, everything is riding on the Model 3. The electric car company's newest vehicle went to its first 30 customers Friday evening. Its $35,000 starting price — half the cost of Tesla's previous models...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 08:30 PM EDT

Apple Kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as Music Moves to Phones

Apple Kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as Music Moves to Phones

The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple. The company discontinued sales of the two music players Thursday in a move reflecting the waning popularity of the devices in an era...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 04:56 PM EDT

Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos Was Briefly the World's Richest Man

Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos Was Briefly the World's Richest Man

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world's richest man Thursday in Forbes magazine's tracking of wealth, as stock in his e-commerce company hit an all-time high. Microsoft founder Bill Gates reclaimed the...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 12:58 AM EDT

Judge Recommends Contested Giant Hawaii Telescope for Permit

Judge Recommends Contested Giant Hawaii Telescope for Permit

A construction permit should be granted for a giant telescope planned for a Hawaii mountain summit that some consider sacred, a hearings officer recommended Wednesday. Retired judge Riki May Amano, who is...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 04:55 PM EDT

TSA to Implement New, Stronger Airport Screening

TSA to Implement New, Stronger Airport Screening

The Transportation Security Administration is rolling out new and stronger screening methods for carry-on baggages at airports across the United States.

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