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Thousands of Android apps may be tracking your kids' private info

That digital nanny may be a 'gossip.'

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:13:00 GMT
Facebook talks nice but takes action as European privacy rules loom

A new "privacy experience" comes as Facebook looks to limit its liability

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:22:00 GMT
As algorithms take over, YouTube's recommendations highlight a human problem

A supercomputer playing chess against your mind to get you to keep watching.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:14:00 GMT
Trolls spread hateful fake Starbucks coupon for 'people of color only'

A meme machine of hate is behind several viral hoaxes.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:44:00 GMT
Russian propaganda evades YouTube's flagging system with BuzzFeed-style knockoffs

It looks and sounds like the kind of online news millennials love with a heavy dose of talking points pushed by Russia.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:22:00 GMT
NASA launches TESS exoplanet-hunting satellite into space

The space probe will look for alien worlds that might harbor life.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:53:03 GMT
Inside the government agency designing tech to fight fake news

The team that brought you driverless cars and Siri is now fighting a new kind of war on information.

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:46:00 GMT
Trust in Facebook has plunged by 66 percent since privacy scandal

Sixty-five percent of survey respondents say they want Facebook to disclose how it uses the personal information it collects.

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:08:00 GMT
6 surprising ways driverless cars will change our world

Are you ready?

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:10:00 GMT
Taxpayers are getting an extra day to file because of an IRS technical glitch

But don't fret: Last minute filers still have alternative options.

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:03:07 GMT
'Sex compass' app harvested user data, former Cambridge Analytica employee says

The former staffer also claimed Cambridge Analytica most likely harvested data from more than 87 million people.

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:45:00 GMT
In Dallas, bikes meant to improve mobility become a nuisance

Dockless bike startups have flocked to Dallas, but the hope of transportation utopia has given way to a people problem.

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 20:58:00 GMT
Paying billions more online: Supreme Court takes up internet sales tax case

The justices will decide whether to overturn 50 years' worth of rulings barring states from imposing sales taxes on whatever their residents buy from out-of-state retailers.

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:38:00 GMT
Will 'digital resurrections' let us bring back the dead?

In the not-too-distant future, chatbots and VR could let us interact with lost friends and relatives.

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:56:49 GMT
GOP accuses Facebook of censorship but conservative media flourishes online

"Facebook called them 'unsafe to the community:' that is ludicrous. They hold conservative views. That isn't unsafe."

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 16:32:00 GMT
How data privacy unites Red and Blue America

In a country divided on policy, politics and culture, concerns about privacy emerge as something of a great uniter.

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:44:00 GMT
NASA's new satellite will scan the cosmos for alien worlds

The countdown is on!

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:38:00 GMT
Trump orders USPS audit after attacking Amazon

Is Trump's sudden need to review the postal service actually another rebuke of Amazon?

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:54:00 GMT
Zuckerberg's testimony raises new questions about Facebook's lobbying practices

Just what "reasonable privacy measures" might mean to Facebook remains to be seen

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:35:00 GMT
No charges for officer who killed Wichita man in 'swatting' prank

The unidentified officer believed that Finch, who was unarmed, was reaching for a gun during the hoax 911 call, the district attorney says.

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 02:21:00 GMT
ESPN's much-anticipated streaming service is finally here

It's $4.99 per month, but won't have ESPN's cable TV content.

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 19:56:00 GMT
Facebook's scandals aren't hurting its bottom line

Despite the public relations disaster confronting Facebook, the company's advertising business appears to be doing just fine.

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 18:24:11 GMT
About 600 questions later, Zuckerberg and Congress leave major issues about Facebook unanswered

Market dominance, default settings and proactive measures there's a few topics experts still want answers on.

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:39:00 GMT
Uber introduces new safety features, including 911 access

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announces sweeping changes to the ride sharing app after accusations of sexual assault and other safety concerns.

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:58:00 GMT
Zuckerberg says his data was part of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal

Zuckerberg faced a tough reception from the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday morning.

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:57:00 GMT
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