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Amazon takes large step forward to shelter Seattle's homeless families

Tech giant Amazon has opened its doors to Seattle families in need by investing in Mary's Place.

17 Nov 2019 12:49 am
Stop ad stalking, throttling data refunds, TVs losing Netflix, and more: Tech Q&A

Want to know how to stop ad stalking, which older TVs will say goodbye to Netflix, how to find out your secret consumer score and how to get a throttling data refund? Then read this column.

16 Nov 2019 5:30 pm
Twitter reportedly cracks down on users tweeting 'I hired Donald Trump to fire people like Yovanovitch'

Twitter reportedly cracked down on users who shared a specific phrase during Friday's public impeachment inquiry hearing against President Trump.

16 Nov 2019 7:23 am
Bionic hand produced with 3D printer in 10 hours

A team of designers and engineers has successfully 3D printed a made-to-measure bionic hand in just 10 hours.

16 Nov 2019 2:05 am
Soldier-controlled autonomous robots call for fire in test, attack targets

Armed Army robot vehicles conducted reconnaissance, called for indirect fire and then, when directed by human decision-makers, attacked and destroyed enemy targets in a recent experiment designed to assess the technical maturity and readiness of autonomous ground drones.

16 Nov 2019 12:49 am
16 Nov 2019 12:21 am
Hospitals hit by ransomware attacks are seeing an increase in heart patients' death rates

The way hospitals respond to a cyber attack can result in a slower response to critical heart patients.

15 Nov 2019 6:41 pm
Trump administration violated federal law as 3D gun files should not be published online, judge says

A federal judge ruled has ruled that the Trump administration violated federal law when it allowed a Texas company to publish blueprints online for 3D-printed guns.

15 Nov 2019 6:13 pm
Apple delves further into health ambitions with new Research app, health studies

First announced in September at its annual iPhone event, Apple has finally launched the Research appalong with three health studies, as the tech giant furthers its ambitions in the health care environment .

14 Nov 2019 11:44 pm
Air Force Research Lab works on new, next-generation hypersonic weapons

The Air Force Research Laboratory is immersed in early work on a new generation of hypersonic weapons designed to come after the currently emerging arsenal, expanding hypersonic mission options in new directions and introducing new air vehicle configurations.

14 Nov 2019 9:43 pm
Sen. Steve Daines calls out Google CEO in private letter over health care and privacy concerns

Google shouldexplain why it's collecting mass amounts of health care data onU.S. citizens and ensure the information isn't being taken without permission, said Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., in a letter to Google CEOSundar Pichai Thursday.

14 Nov 2019 7:58 pm
These Apple AirPods Pro are selling for $68G

You'll have to act fast: the AirPods Pro Gold Edition is a limited edition of one.

14 Nov 2019 7:34 pm
5 apps draining your iPhone battery - and what you can do about it

Its no secret Apple is far more strict than Google when it comes to whats allowed into its App Store. Even so, there are still more than 2 million iOS apps to choose from.

13 Nov 2019 8:50 pm
Next in Googles quest for consumer dominancebanking

Google will soon offer checking accounts to consumers, becoming the latest Silicon Valley heavyweight to push into finance.

13 Nov 2019 5:46 pm
Court finds fault with warrantless searches of global travelers' laptops, phones

A federal court ruled on Tuesday that searches of electronic devices belonging tointernational travelersat U.S. ports of entry violate the Fourth Amendment if done without individualized suspicion, handing a win to privacy rights advocates.

13 Nov 2019 4:31 am
Facebook, YouTube censor mentions of whistleblower in Trump-Ukraine scandal

Social media companies are removing any mentions of the whistleblower in the Trump-Ukraine scandal, according to a report.

12 Nov 2019 3:30 pm
Big tech racing to replace smartphones with smart glasses

If you think modern society is bad seeing everyone spend reality staring at their phones, the big tech companies are racing for their next big business: getting you to throw away your iPhone for smart glasses.

12 Nov 2019 6:41 am
Army launches massive new 'Whats Your Warrior?' ad campaign

Maneuvering attack helicopters through mountains, firing lasers from ground vehicles, commanding autonomous robot sensors, waging cyberattacks and creating microscopic explosions splitting cells in a laboratory are all images designed to capture a growing realm of Army experiences depicted in the services massive new ad campaign called Whats Your Warrior?

12 Nov 2019 2:27 am
Google Veterans Day's Doodle painted by veteran who lost parts of both arms in Iraq

Google is honoring Veterans Day with a Doodle painted by a U.S. veteran who lost parts of both arms while serving in Iraq.

12 Nov 2019 1:07 am
MIT's 'virtually indestructible' Cheetah robots can now play soccer

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently unveiled a new video of its Mini Cheetah robot, demonstrating that the four-legged android can now dribble a soccer ball, run and jump.

11 Nov 2019 6:57 pm
Data leak from neo-Nazi website may reveal personal information on extremists, reports say

Data from a defunct neo-Nazi website leaked online last week, potentially revealing the personal information of hundreds of extremists, some of whom have been linked to acts of terrorism, according to reports.

11 Nov 2019 5:07 am
New iOS 13 features, erase Siri recordings, PDF signatures, and more: Tech Q&A

From Apple's new iOS 13 to how to erase your Siri recordings and much more in this week's Tech Q&A.

10 Nov 2019 5:30 pm
6 smart ways to manage your inbox and email overload

Office workers spend thousands of hours per year poring over packed email inboxes, and some studies suggest that a quarter of the workday is spent sifting through digital missives. Despite text and instant messaging, email rules.

9 Nov 2019 5:30 pm
Facebook and YouTube remove content mentioning potential whistleblower's name

Facebook and Google-owned YouTube are both removing content mentioning the potential name of the whistleblower whose complaint sparked a formal impeachment investigation into President Trump.

9 Nov 2019 5:17 am
Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph says companys secret weapon sets itself apart from Disney, other streaming services

Netflix, once the sole player in the realm of the DVD by mail craze that later blossomed into the digital streaming era, will soon find itself sharing the pie with other media giants like Disney, Apple, and NBC as they debut their streaming platforms.

9 Nov 2019 3:40 am
New Pentagon technology can detect enemy nuclear attacks faster

The Pentagon and industry are taking new technical steps to quickly alert commanders in the event that the U.S. comes under nuclear attack by increasing the time window with which decision-makers have to both defend and potentially retaliate.

9 Nov 2019 2:23 am
'Donald Trump Screen of Death': Presidents likeness used as ransomware bait

Malware creators are getting political, using the president's likeness as bait for victims.

8 Nov 2019 10:58 pm
Air Force tests plasma reactor to destroy 'forever chemicals' in contaminated groundwater

The Air Force is testing a plasma reactor to destroy harmful chemical compounds in contaminated groundwater.

8 Nov 2019 10:30 pm
Google wants more work with Defense Department, top exec says

Google has no intention of leaving the national security business, despite perceptions in some quarters that the tech giant is against working with the Defense Department.

8 Nov 2019 5:19 am
FBI warns of new cyber threat to US that involves 'whole variety' of actors from China

New cyber and digital national security threats are coming not just from terrorists, but an uptick in counterintelligence campaigns from China, the FBI said this week.

7 Nov 2019 8:06 pm
Bill Gates takes on Elizabeth Warren over tax policy, 'not sure how open-minded she is'

Microsoftco-founder Bill Gates, who has a net worthover $100 billion, has slammed the tax policies of Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, saying her proposals could hurt building innovative companies in the U.S.

7 Nov 2019 7:58 pm
Board of Google's parent company is investigating top executives over inappropriate relationships: report

Alphabet's board of directors is investigating how executives handled claims of sexual harassment and other midconduct -- including the actions of Chief Legal Officer David Drummond, who has been accused of having relationships with employees.

7 Nov 2019 7:47 am
2 Twitter employees recruited by Saudi Arabia to find critics' personal info, prosecutors say

The Justice Department has charged two former Twitter employeeswith spying for the Saudi Arabian government, marking the first time federal prosecutors have publicly accused Saudis of spying in the United States.

7 Nov 2019 6:22 am
The late James Dean lands a new movie role, thanks to CGI technology

James Dean is coming back to the big screen.

7 Nov 2019 6:18 am
Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg used users' data as a bargaining chip to consolidate company's power, leaked documents reportedly reveal

A trove of leaked Facebook documents paint a negative portrait of CEO Mark Zuckerberg -- reportedly detailing his efforts to consolidate his company's power and beat its competitors by using users' data as a bargaining chip.

7 Nov 2019 5:41 am
Uber self-driving car that struck and killed pedestrian couldnt detect jaywalkers, NTSB says

The National Transportation Safety Board says that an Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona in 2018 was unable to detect jaywalkers.

7 Nov 2019 12:58 am
7 fitness gadgets to get you in shape for winter

Theres a chill in the air, at least in some parts of the country. That can mean only one thing -- it is time to think about gadgets to help with home workouts.

7 Nov 2019 12:52 am
5 things you're downloading that destroy your PC

Theres no doubting the benefits of keeping your important files stored digitally on your computer, as opposed to papers scattered throughout the house. But that added convenience doesnt necessarily make those files any safer even if you have them password-protected.

6 Nov 2019 5:30 pm
California DMV data breach left drivers' Social Security numbers exposed: report

Thousands of Californiadrivers had their Social Security numbers exposed in a data breach that gave federal agencies unauthorized access, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced Tuesday, according to a report.

6 Nov 2019 12:16 pm
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg warned of potential criminal liability by top civil rights lawyers in scathing letter

A major civil rights organization has warnedFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberghe could face criminal liability under certain laws.

6 Nov 2019 9:11 am
Amazon Alexa, Apples Siri and Google Assistant can be hacked using lasers, experts warn

Assistant can be hackedby shining a laser on the devices'microphones, according to an international team of researchers.

6 Nov 2019 1:12 am
'Unique' ancient village discovered on Floridas Gulf Coast using drones and lasers

Scientists researching the environmental impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill were surprised to uncover the remains of an ancient pre-Columbian village on Floridas northern Gulf Coast.

6 Nov 2019 12:48 am
Apple commits $2.5 billion to combat California's housing crisis

Apple is devoting $2.5 billion to help alleviate the housing crisis that Big Tech helped create in California.

5 Nov 2019 5:53 am
Russian startup sells robot clones of real people

A Russian startup is selling autonomous robots, which buyers can choose to make look like any person on Earth.

5 Nov 2019 4:35 am
New kitchen gadgets, text forwarding, spam defenses, and more: Tech Q&A

How to stop spam texts stalker ads, new culinary gadgets and more in this week's Tech Q&A.

3 Nov 2019 5:30 pm
Stop robocalls with free solutions from AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint

Robocalls have tormented us for years. They've interrupted our conversations, dominated our work lines, and spread erroneous information across the country. The nation's Do Not Call registry is pretty worthless at stopping them.

2 Nov 2019 4:30 pm
Facebook and Instagram ban sexual use of eggplant and peach emojis

Facebook, which has been caught in a bipartisan battle over political ads, is waging a different type of war against eggplants and peaches.

2 Nov 2019 3:18 am
Army eyes groups of autonomous 'morphing' robots for 2040

What if a small army of forward operating robots were able to detect an upcoming river gap and then ... without requiring human intervention -- autonomously mesh together into a bridge-like structure enabling manned combat units to advance?

1 Nov 2019 11:23 pm
Incredible dog rings doorbell after accidentally getting locked out

A remarkable dog has gone viral after images of her surfaced ringing her owners' doorbell with her nose after she accidentally got locked outside.

1 Nov 2019 10:56 pm
Facebook, Google and Apple accused of enabling online slave markets: report

Facebook, Google and Apple have been accused of enabling online slave markets, according to an undercover investigation by BBC News Arabic.

1 Nov 2019 10:53 pm