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Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 06:51 AM EDT

Do You Really Know What Your Kid's Doing on That Device?

Do You Really Know What Your Kid's Doing on That Device?

How are they getting away with having secret digital lives in 2018? In a world where the words "cyberbullying" and "predator" have been etched on the collective parental psyche for some time? Well, for one,...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 10:36 AM EDT

Intel CEO Resigns After Consensual Relationship With Employee

Intel CEO Resigns After Consensual Relationship With Employee

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning after the company learned of a consensual relationship that he had with an employee. Intel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-frater...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 06:43 AM EDT

Tech Companies Working With ICE as Border Crisis Continues

Tech Companies Working With ICE as Border Crisis Continues

Several high-profile data and technology companies have been profiting off of contracts with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency for the last several months, NBC News reported. Hewlett...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 06:47 PM EDT

US Stepping Up Earth's Protection From Asteroids, Comets

US Stepping Up Earth's Protection From Asteroids, Comets

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to protect the planet from incoming asteroids that could wipe out entire regions or even continents. The National Science and Technology Council released a report...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:29 PM EDT

Instagram Unveils New Long-Form Video Service

Instagram Unveils New Long-Form Video Service

Facebook's Instagram app is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube. The expansion announced Wednesday, dubbed IGTV, will increase Instagram's video time...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 06:42 AM EDT

Banking by Smart Speaker Is Here, Along With Security Issues

Banking by Smart Speaker Is Here, Along With Security Issues

Hey Alexa, what's my bank account balance? Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google's Assistant — in a way that will...

Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 at 01:14 AM EDT

Lawsuit Over White Nationalist's Twitter Ban Clears Hurdle

Lawsuit Over White Nationalist's Twitter Ban Clears Hurdle

A California judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading white nationalist figure by banning his social media account. San Francisco Superior...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 04:29 AM EDT

Google Barely Moves Needle on Gender, Diversity in Workforce

Google Barely Moves Needle on Gender, Diversity in Workforce

Google barely raised the number of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year, according to the search giant's fifth annual diversity...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 02:40 PM EDT

Pedestrian Lane for ‘Smartphone Zombies’ Opens Up in China

Pedestrian Lane for ‘Smartphone Zombies’ Opens Up in China

The sight of people walking slowly, with their heads down all while glued to their smartphones has become commonplace — so much so that a lane has opened up in China designated for “smartphone zombies” or those...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 02:31 PM EDT

Chicago Picks Elon Musk Company to Dig Express Tunnel to O'Hare

Chicago Picks Elon Musk Company to Dig Express Tunnel to O'Hare

After two reports surfaced late Wednesday night, the city of Chicago confirmed that Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announced the selection of Elon Musk's Boring Company to build and operate an express service to O'Hare...

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