IPhone owners from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer, saying Apple's silence led...
Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 09:58 PM EST
Chicago Police Arrest Dozens Selling Drugs, Guns on Facebook
Chicago police say dozens of people have been arrested after officers infiltrated an invitation-only Facebook group where they bought guns and drugs.
Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Thursday that police seized...
The toys your kids unwrap this Christmas could invite hackers into your home.
That Grinch-like warning comes from the FBI, which said earlier this year that toys connected to the internet could be a target for...
Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 04:19 PM EST
Long Island Iced Tea Company Renamed 'Long Blockchain'
Long Island Iced Tea Corp. is changing its name to Long Blockchain Corp., as it wants to focus more on blockchain technology.
Blockchain is a ledger sheet where cryptocurrency transactions are recorded.
After iPhone users expressed online that their devices seemed to be slowing down, Apple told CNBC that the phone's battery is the reason.
"Lithium-ion batteries become less capable of supplying peak current...
Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 03:55 PM EST
After Net Neutrality, Brace for Internet 'Fast Lanes'
Now that federal telecom regulators have repealed net neutrality, it may be time to brace for the arrival of internet "fast lanes" and "slow lanes."
The net neutrality rules just voted down by the Federal...
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 01:11 PM EST
Online Game to Players: Don't Touch Black People's Hair
Art director Momo Pixel moved to Portland, Oregon in 2016, and confronted a challenge she had never experienced before: Strangers reaching out to grab or stroke her long braided hair, often without her...
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 11:11 AM EST
Trump Administration: N. Korea Behind Big Ransomware Attack
President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday publicly blamed North Korea for a "careless and reckless" ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts...
Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 09:14 PM EST
Twitter Suspends White Nationalists Under New Rules
Twitter suspended the accounts of well-known white nationalists Monday, moving swiftly to enforce its new rules aimed at reducing what it deems abusive content.
The account of far-right group Britain First,...