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Samsung Finally Explains Exploding Note 7 Battery Mess

Three months after Samsung killed production of the fire-starting Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the company is now ready to explain what went wrong.

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 01:44:00 GMT
As Oracle Faces Federal Lawsuit for Discrimination, Why Is Silicon Valley #sowhite?

Oracle is facing a federal lawsuit for paying white men more than their counterparts, but diversity is an issue that plagues Silicon Valley companies.

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:15:00 GMT
This Country Jumped Straight Past the Email Era

Only three years ago, accessing reliable internet in Myanmar's largest city involved trekking to a hotel that was rumored to be a hotbed of spies.

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:35:00 GMT
How the Inauguration Unfolded on Twitter

Get ready for "yuge" laughs and a side of snark from Twitter.

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:33:00 GMT
Anti-Trump Protesters Blockade Uber HQ in San Francisco

Protesters chained themselves to the front doors of Uber's offices in San Francisco on Friday morning as Donald Trump was inaugurated.

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:10:00 GMT
What's the Best Way to React if Trump Calls Out Your Company on Twitter?

As the world watches Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States of America Friday, the markets will be closely listening t

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:45:00 GMT
Uber to Pay $20M Settlement in Lawsuit Over Duping Drivers

The FTC alleged that most Uber drivers were earning far less in 18 major U.S. cities than the firm published online.

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:55:10 GMT
Yuge Crowd? How Inauguration Numbers Are Estimated

No matter the turnout on Friday, it's a safe bet President Trump will point out the "hyoooge" and "tremendous" size of the inauguration crowd.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:22:00 GMT
Department of Justice Sues Oracle, Says It Pays White Men More than Others

The suit claims Oracle has a "systemic practice" of paying white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same titles.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:20:00 GMT
Death in the Digital Age: Send Your Loved Ones Videos and Messages After You Die

If you could use technology to receive messages from a loved one who has died, would you? A new online service allows dying patients to do just that.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:21:00 GMT
Mark Zuckerberg Is Suing Hundreds to Force Them to Sell Property to Him

Zuckberberg-controlled companies filed eight so-called "quiet" title lawsuits requesting the forced sales at public auction to the highest bidder.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:43:00 GMT
Trump Inauguration Spotlights New Ways to Protect Crowds From Attack Drones

With millions gathering in Washington D.C. for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, there's a potential threat high up in the sky many won't see.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:50:00 GMT
Why Do People Keep Posting Dog Photos on Social Media?

In our parents' generation, a dog was greeted in the morning and when you came home from work. Now the dog is all over social media. But why?

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:08:00 GMT
Your Tech Guide to the Inauguration

Whether you're going to Washington D.C., watching while you work, or are looking for some tech distractions, we have you covered.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:53:14 GMT
Fired IT Staffer Offered to Unlock Google Account for $200K

Litigation involving the American College of Education highlights a situation that cybersecurity experts warn could occur more frequently.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:31:00 GMT
When Seeing the Most Depraved Side of the Internet Is Your Job

Machines are getting smarter, but human moderators are still crucial in the fight against child exploitation, bestiality and other violent crimes.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:12:00 GMT
Anonymous to Trump: You Will 'Regret' the Next 4 Years

Hacking collective tells Trump to watch his back.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:11:00 GMT
Assange Has Vowed to Go to U.S. but Rape Case Still Looms

Julian Assange said he'd "agree to U.S. extradition" if Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning but there was no word on facing rape investigators.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:24:57 GMT
Edward Snowden Can Remain in Russia, Apply for Passport

Snowden's status in Russia was clarified by the Russian government a day after President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:33:00 GMT
For Driverless Cars, a Moral Dilemma: Who Lives and Who Dies?

Researchers are asking people worldwide how they think a robot car should handle life-or-death decisions. Should the car sacrifice one passenger if it can save a crowd of pedestrians?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:57:00 GMT
Zuckerberg Wanted to Spend $3B on Oculus 'In a Moment's Notice,' Lawsuit Shows

Amid pressure to leapfrog over Apple and Google, Facebook pushed to buy virtual reality firm Oculus "in a moment's notice," in 2014, emails revealed.

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:23:00 GMT
Trump Tweets to Wrong Ivanka Gets Told to Take More Care on Twitter

The apparent flub gave the other Ivanka identified as an English council worker named Ivanka Majic an unexpected platform.

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:06:03 GMT
High Seas High Tech: How the Cruise Industry Is Personalizing Your Vacation

Why leave your lounger to go order a drink when you can just tap your wrist to get a Daiquiri at your deck chair?

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:39:00 GMT
Prosecutors Seek Arrest of Samsung Chief Accused of Bribery

Lee Jae-yong is accused of bribery related to the massive influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:30:00 GMT
How Automation May Challenge Trump's Promises on Jobs

A consulting company says the U.S. is on the verge of a robotics revolution 10 percent of manufacturing tasks handled by robots today in a decade will become 25 percent.

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 09:16:00 GMT
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