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Infant Social Security numbers are for sale on the dark web

Cybercriminals claim to be selling the Social Security numbers of babies on the dark web.The personal details ...

Facebook launches contest to boost internet security

Facebook is calling on researchers to fight hackers and tighten security on the internet.On M...

Facebook admits social media can 'corrode democracy'

For years, Facebook touted itself as a tool for connecting the world and giving every person a voice.Now the w...

Apple partners with Malala Yousafzai to fund girls' education

Activist Malala Yousafzai's charity is getting a major investment from Apple.Apple's support will allow the Ma...

Meet the newest player in the global space industry

There's a new arrival in the multibillion-dollar business of blasting rockets into space.Rocket Lab, a Califor...

Toronto is having a big tech moment

After promising to search North America for the perfect home for its next headquarters, Amazon has narrowed its list ...

Facebook to rank news outlets by trustworthiness

Facebook wants to make sure its users aren't duped by stories from untrustworthy news publications. So it's asking us...

Two bitcoin traders charged with fraud

The federal government is continuing to clamp down on the fast-moving market for cryptocurrencies, charging two bitco...

Boston is top pick to win Amazon's HQ2 on Irish gambling site

An Irish gambling site now has Boston as the top contender to win Amazon's second headquarters.Paddy Power, wh...

Amazon HQ2 cities: Here are some of the biggest snubs

Detroit. Charlotte. Birmingham. San Antonio.Those are just a few of the big names that didn't make the final ...

What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final cities

Amazon announced 20 finalists...

Apple and Google charter buses vandalized on highway

Buses carrying Apple and Google employees to and from work in the San Francisco Bay Area have been the target of flyi...

Apple and Amazon are expanding. Here's the rest of the story

Two of the world's biggest tech companies are teasing possible U.S. expansions.More jobs. Big spending. Great ...

Facebook adds first black board member: American Express' Kenneth Chenault

Facebook is adding American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to its board.The move is significant for the company:...

New lifesaving drone rescues swimmers by dropping inflatable pod

Caught in rough surf far from shore, stranded swimmers might hope for a lifeguard to appear amid the waves.But...

Here are the top 20 cities for Amazon HQ2

After months of waiting, Amazon revealed its not-so-short list of possible cities for its second headquarters....

Amazon picks 20 finalists for its second headquarters

Amazon has released a "short" list of cities it's considering for its second headquarters.But ...

Tim Cook: Next iPhone update will let you disable intentional slowdown

You will be soon able to opt out of Apple intentionally slowing down your iPhone's performance.Late last year,...

Tide Pod Challenge: YouTube is removing 'dangerous' videos

YouTube and Facebook are trying to stop the spread of the Tide Pod Challenge, a bizarre and dangerous phenomenon in w...

Nintendo's latest video game devices are made of cardboard

Nintendo is going low-tech for its newest line of video game accessories.The Japanese company has unveiled a s...

Voice assistants are coming to some very weird places

Have you ever looked at your toilet and thought, "I wish I could just shout 'Flush!' instead of pressing a lever?"...

Big tech defends handling of extremist content in Senate hearing

It's Silicon Valley vs. Washington, take two.Executives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google's YouTube defended ...

Google's face match feature doesn't work in Illinois and Texas

The Google Arts & Culture app, which matches your face to a historical painting, has gone viral. But some people in t...

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: What Washington may do to Dreamers is 'cruel'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg are urging Congress to pass legislation protecting American immi...

Samsung unveils special edition Galaxy Note 8 only for Olympians

Even if Olympic athletes don't walk away with a medal, they'll get a shiny new Samsung smartphone.On Wednesday...

Electric bicycles emerge as a hot trend in the U.S.

After a brutal horseback riding accident, Joseph Marino Jr. felt like his freedom was gone. His days of giving horseb...

North Korea linked to new cryptocurrency attacks

North Korea-linked hackers targeted cryptocurrency investors and exchanges just as bitcoin started to soar to record ...

More than 20 states sue to stop FCC's net neutrality repeal

The future of how the internet is regulated could be decided in court.The attorneys general of more than 20 st...

Contraceptive app under fire for unwanted pregnancies

A contraceptive app is under fire after more than three dozen users experienced unplanned pregnancies.The Natu...

Google plans to expand undersea cables

The fight for the cloud is taking place under the ocean.Google said Tuesday it plans to add three new undersea...

Airbnb now lets you pay less up front for your rental

Airbnb is trying to make paying for trips more flexible.On Tuesday, the short-term rental startup launched a p...

Google app matches your face to a famous painting

Are you more of a Botticelli or a Van Gogh? A new feature in the Google Arts & Culture app re...

Ford announces the Mach 1: A high-performance electric SUV

Ford said it plans to start selling an all-electric high-performance SUV in 2020 called the Mach 1.The name is...

Bozoma Saint John: I'm on a 'personal mission' to help fix Uber

Bozoma Saint John isn't going to save Uber from its corporate culture problems.But Uber's chief brand officer ...

Computers are getting better than humans at reading

The robots are coming, and they can read.Artificial intelligence programs built by Alibaba and Microsoft have ...

Patch for Spectre, Meltdown causing problems in older chips

Intel said Thursday its patches for vulnerable processors are causing some computers using its older chips to reboot ...

Pornographic malware found in Android apps for kids

Google has removed from its Google Play Store more than 60 gaming apps, many seemingly targeted at kids, that contain...

Mark Zuckerberg is fighting to save Facebook

If there's one thing Mark Zuckerberg has consistently excelled at as Facebook's CEO, it's destroying his enemies....

Global backlash spreads over Apple slowing down iPhones

Apple is facing legal action around the world for deliberately slowing down older iPhones.Consumer groups and ...

GM just introduced a self-driving car without a steering wheel

For 110 years, General Motors has been making cars with steering wheels and pedals. But that just changed.The ...

Google is doing away with Chrome's parental control program

Parents, take note: Google will begin phasing out a parental controls program on its Chrome browser this Friday....

Facebook to show more content from friends, less from publishers and brands

Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to devote 2018 to ...

Early iPhone designer calls on Apple to curb tech addiction

Many of us are never far from our smartphones. We talk to friends, share photos and information, and check notificati...

I drove the Tesla Model 3 and it's not 'mainstream'

People often say that the Tesla Model 3 is aimed at "mainstream" car buyers. If that's true, then Tesla has terrible ...

Do we really need a self-driving on-demand corner store?

Thanks to on-demand apps like Instacart and Caviar, you can pretty much have any food you desire delivered to your do...

Bitcoin-crazy South Korea may face a ban on cryptocurrency trading

Bitcoin trading could soon be outlawed in one of the virtual currency's biggest markets.The South Korean gover...

Use iCloud in China? Prepare to share your data with a state-run firm

Users of Apple's iCloud services in China are being forced to share their data with a state-run Chinese company....

Sony's robot dog has learned some new tricks

Sony's iconic robotic dog Aibo can now dance, find a bone and recognize people in your family.The Japanese ele...

This VR glove startup wants you to touch virtual worlds

Virtual reality lets you see and explore fantasy worlds. But with today's technology, you can't actually touch or fee...

Virgin Hyperloop One's CEO bets on Richard Branson's star power

Virgin Hyperloop One has shaken up its leadership with a famous name as it defines its place in the future of transpo...

CES 2018: Blackout at tech's biggest show

The largest consumer electronics show in the world has found itself in the dark.Much of the Las Vegas Conventi...

Ohio man indicted for creating malware to spy on Americans for 13 years

A 28-year-old Ohio man was indicted for digitally spying on people for more than 13 years.Phillip Durachinsky...

3 TVs that could change how you watch movies

Televisions often aren't very exciting. They're flat black rectangles you tend to forget about when a show or movie s...

Would you pay $4,000 for this high-tech treadmill?

Indoor cycling startup Peloton wants to revamp another piece of home exercise equipment: the treadmill.The com...

Most PCs will get slower because of the chip flaw fix

The good news: Microsoft is updating your PC to protect against a major microchip security flaw.The bad news: ...

This futuristic salon lets you preview hair colors virtually

A trip to the hair salon can be nerve wracking: how short should you go? Is that the right hair color?German c...

Ford and Postmates team up on self-driving deliveries

Ford is the latest car company that wants to deliver your takeout in a self-driving car.The automaker announce...

Zuma spacecraft launched by SpaceX is lost after failing to enter stable orbit

A secret spacecraft launched by a SpaceX rocket on Sunday failed to enter a stable orbit and was lost.The spac...

Lenovo Mirage Solo is Google's bet on the future of VR

Virtual reality is still struggling to find its groove with consumers. A new standalone headset from Google and Lenov...

Kodak to launch cryptocurrency, stock pops 125%

Kodak is moving from cameras to crypto in a move likely to be viewed as a picture-perfect example of bitcoin mania....

Huawei fails to clinch smartphone deal with AT&T

Huawei's hopes that AT&T would sell its smartphones in the United States have been dashed.The Chinese tech fir...

Smoking iPhone battery forces Apple store evacuation

A burning and smoking iPhone battery forced the evacuation of an Apple store in the Swiss city of Zurich on Tuesday....

China's big Uber rival to launch its own bike-sharing service

Didi Chuxing is plowing head first into China's bike-sharing wars.The Chinese ride-hailing giant announced Tue...

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in history

Jeff Bezos is now the richest person of all time. That should put an Amazon smile on his face.The Amazon CEO's...

Testing a self-driving car on the Las Vegas strip

Self-driving cars are cruising the Las Vegas streets this week, and anyone can catch a ride.Well, anyone who w...

Why is everyone so excited about Nvidia?

A Silicon Valley company that for years was a household name only for video gamers now finds itself playing a starrin...

Google's assistant now works on smart speakers with screens

Google is bringing its voice assistant to a new gadget: smart speakers with screens.The devices, called smart ...

Engineers sue Google for allegedly discriminating against white men and conservatives

James Damore, the Google senior software engineer fired over his controversial 3,300 word essay on diversity, filed a...

Apple's Safari update protects devices from Spectre flaw

Apple has released new security updates for iPhones, iPads, and Macs to protect users from a computer chip vulnerabil...

Facebook to shut down M, its personal assistant

Facebook's virtual assistant is about to be put out to pasture.Facebook said Monday it is shutting down M, an ...

Pizza Hut is working on self-driving delivery trucks

Your Pizza Hut delivery could one day arrive via a self-driving Toyota van.Toyota unveiled a concept vehicle c...

LG Display's 65-inch TV rolls up like wrapping paper

With the press of a button, LG Display's 65-inch screen slowly lowers into a box, rolling up around a solid core like...

GoPro quits the drone business, slashes staff

GoPro is killing its drone business and slashing 20% of its staff after reporting weak demand for its products....

Tech exec raises $160,000 for Roy Moore accuser

The internet is rallying to help a Roy Moore accuser rebuild after a fire destroyed her home this week.Tina Jo...

6 tech trends to watch at CES 2018

One of the largest tech conventions in the world kicks off Sunday in Las Vegas.The International Consumer Elec...

Twitter explains (again) why it won't block Trump

To those calling for Twitter to take action against President Trump's account, the company has a simple message: not ...

How to protect devices from Spectre and Meltdown chip flaws

Companies like Apple and Microsoft are rolling out fixes to protect against Spectre and Meltdown, two major ...

States propose bills to preserve net neutrality

The next stage in the battle over regulating the internet could take the form of a legal showdown between states and ...

This sneaker-selling startup is trying to stomp out fakes

Even the best counterfeit sneakers have their tells. A pair of fake Air Jordans might use the wrong color stitching o...

Amazon's Alexa is coming to headphones and smartwatches

You'll soon be able to ask Alexa questions when you're on the go.On Friday, Amazon announced that gadget manuf...

The computer chip debacle: Businesses are scrambling

Spectre and Meltdown, two flaws in the basic building blocks of billions of computing devices, are haunting the inter...

Mark Zuckerberg's goal for 2018: 'Fixing' Facebook

Each year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gives himself a personal challenge. ...

Update your software today. Seriously.

Chances are you own a smartphone or computer that contains a chip hackers could potentially exploit to get access to ...

Major chip flaws affect billions of devices

Two major flaws in computer chips could leave a huge number of computers and smartphones vulnerable to security conce...

Volkswagen and Hyundai get serious about self-driving car tech

Two of the world's largest automakers have struck deals with a high-profile Silicon Valley startup to develop autonom...

Uber's big Chinese rival Didi is pumping money into Brazil

Revving up its global rivalry with Uber, Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has announced it's buying Brazilian ...

Google hit with revised gender pay lawsuit

Google's alleged gender pay inequity extend to its preschool teachers, a new lawsuit alleges.Four former Googl...

Does Tesla have enough cash to fix Model 3 production woes?

Tesla is trying to figure out how to build the Model 3 cars it has long promised while also trying to avoid running o...

Amazon's smart mirror patent teases the future of fashion

Amazon's latest patent hints at what it might be like to get dressed in the future.On Tuesday, the tech giant ...

Nissan working on mind-reading cars

Lots of companies are working on cars that drive themselves using computers. Nissan engineers are working to put your...

Bitcoin is too hot for criminals. They're using monero instead

Bitcoin is becoming too hot for criminals so they're switching to more obscure cryptocurrencies such as monero, accor...

Why Twitter won't block Trump despite his nuclear threats

Twitter is facing renewed calls to take action against President Trump's account after he used it to threaten nuclear...

eHarmony told to pull ads promising 'scientific' matches

All you need is love... and accurate advertising.Online dating website eHarmony has been barred from using ads...

Cryptocurrency boom: Why everyone is talking about ripple

The craze over bitcoin has given other crypotcurrencies like ...

Roku is making its own voice assistant

Roku is working on its own voice assistant to take on Alexa, Cortana, Siri and Google Assistant. You can call it ... ...

Spotify sued for $1.6 billion over Tom Petty, Doors songs

A leading music publishing company is going after streaming giant Spotify with a $1.6 billion dollar lawsuit.W...

YouTube says Logan Paul video violated its policies

YouTube is once again facing backlash for a gruesome video on its platform.Last week, social media star ...

Burger company launches blockchain rewards program, stock soars

The blockchain craze has made it to hamburgers and chicken wings.Chanticleer Holdings, the owner of a number o...

Twitter blocks far-right leader as Germany tightens hate speech law

Germany's tough new social media law appears to be working: A far-right member of parliament had her Twitter account ...

No wait: Apple offers $29 replacement batteries immediately

Apple is working overtime to make amends with angry iPhone owners after revealing it slows ...

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhone, drops battery prices

Apple has apologized to customers for how it rolled out an update that can slow down older iPhones. It is offering ch...

India's richest man buys brother's mobile business after pricing him out

The battle between two billionaire brothers at the heart of India's mobile industry has ended with one buying out the...

Uber sells 15% stake to SoftBank

Uber is finally getting its mini IPO.SoftBank, the Japanese conglomerate, has reached a deal to invest more th...

Apple CEO Tim Cook now takes private planes only

The head of the world's most valuable company has stopped flying commercial.Apple now requires CEO Tim Cook to...

Indian billionaire quits mobile business after brother's price war

India's telecom price war has claimed its latest victim.Reliance Communications, owned by billionaire Anil Amb...

Apple finally got its tax break to bring billions home. Your move Apple...

For years, Apple CEO Tim Cook has called on Washington to make it less costly for his company to bring back the billi...

Elon Musk promises a Tesla pickup - again

Elon Musk is promising to make an electric pickup -- repeating a pledge he first made in 2013.In a twitter con...

Facebook now lets you check to see if you followed Russian propaganda

Facebook rolled out on Friday a tool to let users see whether they liked or followed any Facebook pages or Instagram ...

What to do if you think Apple's slowing down your phone

It's been one of the more persistent tech conspiracy theories: Apple slows down old iPhones to force people to pony u...

Hackers take advantage of bitcoin's wild ride

Bitcoin is booming and so are criminal schemes looking to make money off the trend.The hype around cryptocurre...

Apple: Yes, we're slowing down older iPhones

Apple has acknowledged what many iPhone owners long suspected: It has slowed older phones.The tech giant issue...

Facebook modifies the way it alerts users to fake news

Facebook is changing the way it identifies false and misleading news on the social network.It is ditching the ...

How Facebook teaches photos to talk

Facebook's News Feed is a feast for the eyes, filled with photos, videos and status updates.That's not great f...

2018 will be the year of the electric car

In 2018, electric cars will finally turn the corner from curious niche product to become a viable option for America'...

China's Didi said to be worth $56B after raising more cash

China's homegrown answer to Uber is about to become the world's most valuable startup.Didi Chuxing, the ride h...

Magic Leap teases first AR headset, Leap One

Magic Leap, the mysterious augmented-reality startup that has raised an astounding $1.9 billion without releasing so ...

Facebook's new tool reveals if you're being scammed

Facebook wants you to know when someone is trying to steal your data.The social network ...

The year tech took a dark turn

While giving a speech in Washington, D.C., last month, the head of the Federal Communications Commission urged his au...

Can Apple make us play Pokemon Go again?

The Snorlax looks so close, you can practically reach out and poke its giant belly.Pok-mon Go, the viral gamin...

Top court: Uber should be regulated like a taxi company

Europe's top court has ruled that Uber should be regulated as a transportation company -- and not a tech firm....

Bitcoin exchange goes bust after hack

A bitcoin exchange in South Korea has gone out of business after being hacked, highlighting the perils of trying to c...

Microsoft and Facebook take action against WannaCry group

Facebook and Microsoft have teamed up to crack down on the hacking group believed to be behind a ransomware attack th...

Microsoft lifts policy that silences sexual harassment claims

Microsoft is ending a practice that prevented employees from discussing their sexual harassment cases.The comp...

People who quit Twitter in 2017

Twitter is a cruel mistress. It's mostly populated by people with trash opinions who will happily engage in bitter fe...

Facebook will send alerts when it sees you in untagged photos

Facebook will now send an alert any time a photo of you is uploaded to the social network -- even if you aren't tagge...

Will Atlanta's airport outage hurt its Amazon HQ2 bid?

The massive power outage that ...

Billionaires battle over supersonic transportation

Richard Branson is taking control of a supersonic transportation company, putting him in direct competition with Elon...

The hacks that left us exposed in 2017

It was the year nothing seemed safe.Bombshell hacks were revealed one after another in 2017, from an Equifax b...

Twitter suspends Britain First account that Trump retweeted

Twitter has suspended at least three accounts tied to far-right group Britain First, including one that had been retw...

Failed Indiegogo startup now charging backers more to get their cameras

When Panono went bankrupt earlier this year, its 2,600 Indiegogo backers who raised $1.3 million for the project were...

Facebook to demote posts fishing for Likes

Facebook wants users to stop posting "engagement bait."On Monday, the social network said it would start demot...

Uber has more work to do winning over drivers

Uber has spent the past six months trying to court its drivers, who aren't always the company's biggest fans.I...

This Chinese startup's electric SUV is a lot cheaper than Tesla's

Competition is heating up for Tesla in the world's biggest market for electric cars.Shanghai-based startup NIO...

Uber accused of espionage, hacking and bribery in bombshell letter

Uber spied on and bribed foreign officials, infiltrated private chat groups, stole trade secrets, and abused secret m...

AIM officially shuts down, but its influence lives on

Years before Mark Zuckerberg built Facebook, he was focused on another technical project: tinkering with his AOL Inst...

Commenting from the grave: How stolen identities were used to campaign against net neutrality

Margaret Mary Basco died on June 9, 2017, at Saint Peter's Hospital in Albany, New York. She was 58.And then, ...

Trump to propose ending rule allowing spouses of H-1B holders to work in U.S.

The Trump administration plans to make it illegal for the spouses of thousands of immigrant workers to get jobs in th...

Facebook worries it might be bad for you, adds a mute button

Facebook knows what people think of its effect on mental health.Some worry it contributes to depression, short...

Airbnb makes gains in its quest for more diversity

Airbnb wants to live up to its motto, "Belong anywhere."The company's latest diversity report shows small but ...

Cruise control designs could solve traffic jams, study suggests

Phantom traffic jams, in which cars suddenly screech to a dead stop on highways for no apparent reason, have long ann...

Trump's FCC votes to repeal net neutrality

The end of net neutrality may be here.The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted ...

The end of net neutrality: What it all means

The fight for the future of the internet just came to a head.The Republican-led Federal Communications Commiss...

Apple's wildly pricey iMac Pro is here

Apple has released its most expensive computer: iMac Pro.The new high-end desktop computer, which was first ...

Farmers spot diseased crops faster with artificial intelligence

If farmers want to know how healthy crops are, perhaps they shouldn't trust their eyes.Matt Free -- a manager ...

Japan's answer to Amazon plans to build its own cell-phone network

Japan's largest e-commerce company wants to shake up the country's wireless market.Rakuten said in a statement...

The future of how the internet is regulated is about to change

The future of how the internet is regulated may be decided this week.The Republican-led Federal Communications...

Facebook and Twitter must be held responsible for illegal content - U.K. panel

Facebook, Twitter and Google should be held responsible for illegal content on their platforms, a top U.K. ethics pan...

Apple is backing up AirPods with American jobs

Apple is pouring $390 million into an American company that helps power AirPods and FaceID -- an investment that will...

Google is opening an artificial intelligence center in China

Despite many of its services being blocked in China, Google has chosen Beijing as the location for its first artifici...

Google's top searches for 2017: Matt Lauer, Hurricane Irma and more

This year, you wanted to know more about one of the most powerful storms on record, the devastating ...

Looking to sell bitcoin? It's complicated

You can learn a lot about yourself by how you trade bitcoin. In my case, I was reminded that my appetite for risk rou...

Siri, what's that song? Apple buys Shazam

Siri may get a new ear for music.Apple confirmed Monday it is buying Shazam, a music recognition service that ...

Twitter announces all-women speaker lineup at major tech event

Twitter is hosting an event next month at one of tech's largest global conferences that will feature only high-profil...

Secret message apps on the rise at work

The texts are long gone. That is becoming a more common reality in workplaces.More companies are starting to...

Soylent shakeup: Cofounder steps down as CEO

There's a shakeup at Soylent, the Silicon Valley startup selling shakes and powders it says it has created to supplem...

Bitcoin jumps after futures trading begins

It's a new era for investors hoping to get in on the bitcoin game.Cboe Global Markets, a top U.S. owner of fin...

Facebook exec Naomi Gleit: We need more women in power

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has long been vocal about the state of the female leadership lagging in the U.S."...

The world's greenest cruise ship will have sails

Cruise ships have a bad rap with environmentalists. One cruise operator is hoping to change that....

Uber moves to settle rape victim's lawsuit

Uber has agreed to settle with a woman who sued the company for the way it behaved after she was raped by an Uber dri...

Facebook shares its sexual harassment policy

Facebook made its internal sexual harassment policy public on Friday.It's an unusual disclosure, one the compa...

Feds start to crack down on fraud as Bitcoin soars

Cryptocurrencies have been on a wild ride.The premier digital currency, Bitcoin, crossed $17,000 in value Thur...

I bought $250 in bitcoin. Here's what I learned

Some people kill time at the airport by browsing duty-free shops. I decided to shop for bitcoin.But first, the...

Pop star Shawn Mendes invests in smart emoji app

Backstage before a performance in Philadelphia last year, teen pop star Shawn Mendes and young entrepreneur Akash Nig...

More than $70 million stolen in bitcoin hack

Hackers have carried out a heist on a leading digital currency platform, making off with an unspecified ...

Bitcoin boom may be a disaster for the environment

Bitcoin's phenomenal rise this year may be making speculators very rich, but some observers say it's terrible for the...

The most downloaded iOS apps of 2017

If the year's most popular apps are any indication, 2017 was all about showing off the best versions of ourselves....

Instagram tests standalone messaging app

Soon you may have yet another way to privately message friends.Instagram is testing a standalone messaging app...

Anheuser-Busch orders 40 Tesla trucks

Anheuser-Busch is getting Tesla's trucking party started with an order for 40 of its new electric semi-trucks....

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