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Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 02:53 AM EDT

Verizon Throttled Internet Service of Firefighters Battling Massive Blaze

Verizon Throttled Internet Service of Firefighters Battling Massive Blaze

Verizon is responding to claims by the Santa Clara County Fire Department chief that it throttled the internet connection of an emergency vehicle as firefighters fought the Mendocino Complex Fire, the largest...

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM EDT

Most Parents Worried About Their Teens' Screen Time: Study

Most Parents Worried About Their Teens' Screen Time: Study

Parents lament their teenagers' noses constantly in their phones, but they might want to take stock of their own screen time habits. A study out Wednesday from the Pew Research Center found that two-thirds...

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 06:16 AM EDT

Facebook Uncovers New Global Misinformation Operations

Facebook Uncovers New Global Misinformation Operations

Facebook has identified and banned hundreds of accounts, groups and pages engaged in misleading political behavior, a far larger discovery than a "sophisticated" effort it reported three weeks ago with great...

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 03:00 PM EDT

Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Hacking Ahead of Midterms

Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Hacking Ahead of Midterms

Microsoft has uncovered new Russian hacking efforts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said Tuesday that a group tied to the Russian government created fake websites...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 03:10 AM EDT

Elon Musk Says Cutting Back on Work Hours Isn't an Option

Elon Musk Says Cutting Back on Work Hours Isn't an Option

Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option. In a tweet early Sunday after arriving home from a late night at a Tesla factory...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 05:02 PM EDT

Trump Says He 'Won't Let' Social Media Target Conservatives

Trump Says He 'Won't Let' Social Media Target Conservatives

President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says "we won't let that happen." Trump's Saturday morning tweets come as...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 03:22 PM EDT

What to Know About Your Home Internet and Its Speed

What to Know About Your Home Internet and Its Speed

When you sign up for home internet, you often pay a certain price based on the speed of your connection. The faster it is, the more you pay. It's important to know how to check if you're getting what you pay...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:15 PM EDT

How Feds Are Gearing Up to Protect Midterms From Hackers

How Feds Are Gearing Up to Protect Midterms From Hackers

With all the concern over cybersecurity heading into the midterm elections, it's actually quite difficult for outsiders to directly manipulate votes. Unlike corporate networks and email systems, voting machines...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:29 PM EDT

As Musk Admits to Job Stress, Tesla's Board May Have to Act

As Musk Admits to Job Stress, Tesla's Board May Have to Act

Elon Musk's erratic behavior was front and center again this week as the CEO of Tesla conceded that he's overwhelmed by job stress, pushing his electric car company's stock down and bringing pressure on its...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 09:39 PM EDT

Can Twitter Change Its 'Core' and Remain Twitter?

Can Twitter Change Its 'Core' and Remain Twitter?

After long resisting change, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wants to revamp the "core" of the service to fight rampant abuse and misinformation. But it's not clear if changing that essence — how it rewards interactions...

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