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5 ways to limit your phones location tracking

What an amazing feat of technology that your phones GPS lets you instantly search for nearby cafes, get traffic alerts, and find your friends, among countless other location-sensitive tasks. Parents can breathe easier knowing where the kids are located at the tap of a button.

25 Jan 2020 2:30 pm
To get past Apple encryption, NYPD uses $10 million lab with supercomputer generating millions of passwords

Inside a heavily-fortified $10 million lab that looks like something NASA might have cooked up, the New York Police Department is trying to crack the encryption of iPhones confiscated during alleged crimes.

24 Jan 2020 11:18 pm
Cyberattack on major bank could spread fast, new research shows

One well-timed cyberattack on a major bank could spread rapidly throughout the American financial system, a new report concludes.

24 Jan 2020 9:29 pm
Tinder adds panic button to save users from dangerous dates

Date from hell? Tinder claims its got your back.

24 Jan 2020 8:37 pm
Job scams are getting easier thanks to technology, FBI warns

Not only is technology making job scams easier to pull off, but it's also making the scams more lucrative, the FBI has warned.

24 Jan 2020 6:14 pm
Google just created the most detailed image of a brain yet

Scientists have created the most detailed 3D map of an organism brain to date. The mesmerizing threads of blue, yellow, purple and green represent thousands of brain cells and millions of connections found inside the brain of a fruit fly.

24 Jan 2020 3:30 pm
New York City votes to ban cashless stores in potential setback for Visa, MasterCard

The future of retail is supposed to include cashless stores, where shoppers pay with a swipe, or tap, of their credit or debit card or with their smartphones. But New York City lawmakers dont seem to be buying in.

24 Jan 2020 12:22 pm
X Games Paralympian gets new cutting-edge prosthesis for Adaptive Snow BikeCross

Monster Mike Schultz is gearing up for his latest winter competition. The X Games Paralympic athlete has a new cutting-edge prosthesis that will take his power and vigor to the next level.

24 Jan 2020 4:40 am
Amazon patent shows roving robots that could drop off items on sidewalks

Amazon is testing robots that can store packages and make multiple deliveries along their routes, according to a new patent filing.

24 Jan 2020 3:32 am
New scary email scam goes after your banking info

A new email scam that goes after your banking information looks so legit it could fool you.

23 Jan 2020 6:28 pm
Navy fast-tracks autonomous undersea drones able to find and explode enemy mines

They lurk beneath the surface of the ocean with explosive power, often buried in the sea floor, denying enemies entry into combat-critical waterways.

22 Jan 2020 11:42 pm
Security leak or memory rescue? Find your saved passwords in any browser

Remembering complicated passwords is a nightmare. Thats why saving passwords using your browser is so tempting. But there are inherent risks. While you can see your saved passwords, so can anyone else with access to your system.

22 Jan 2020 10:50 pm
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos' phone hacked by Saudi crown prince: reports

The mobile phone of billionaire Jeff Bezos was reportedly hacked during a conversation between the Amazon founder and Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the WhatsAppmessaging service, according to reports.

22 Jan 2020 11:29 am
7 amazing gadgets for outdoor winter adventures

In the dead of January, there is only one solution to the cold and snow:to venture outside with high-tech gear. Here are seven gadgets to helpyou explore the world, record a few high-def videos, find your way on a trail and stay warm even in the subzero temperatures.

21 Jan 2020 10:53 pm
Google CEO backs temporary ban on facial recognition

Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai supports a temporary ban on facial recognition technology in the European Union.

21 Jan 2020 10:34 pm
20 Jan 2020 11:46 pm
Porn site suffers massive data breach, including credit cards, social security numbers

The data of models on anadult website has been exposed, says a cybersecurity firm.

20 Jan 2020 6:20 pm
Facebook apologizes to Chinas Xi Jinping for vulgar mistranslation of his name

Facebook blamed a technical glitch Saturday after the site mistranslated Burmese-to-English posts about Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Myanmar.

19 Jan 2020 2:40 pm
CDs and LPs go digital, snooping spouses, social media alerts and more: Tech Q&A

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products, and all things digital.

19 Jan 2020 2:30 pm
How hackers, scammers and companies know when you open an email and use it against you

Its hard to believe that a single pixel could ruin your life. After all, a pixel measures about 0.0104-inches. If you took a mechanical pencil and drew the smallest mark you could, this dot would be much larger than a typical pixel.

18 Jan 2020 2:30 pm
Navy ramps up radar attack technology across fleet

Descending from high altitudes at lethal speeds and often guided by precision sensors, technically improved enemy ballistic missiles can increasingly close in on surface Navy ships, often holding large platforms and even groups of vessels at tremendous risk of destruction.

17 Jan 2020 11:44 pm
6 security settings iPhone and iPad users need to change right now

Our devices are packed with account credentials, contacts, emails, photos, videos and more that we definitely dont want in the wrong hands. The problem is we get our devices and just start using them, giving little thought to the risks.

17 Jan 2020 5:30 pm
PigeonBot, first robot to bend its wings like a real bird, is unveiled

Could pigeons be the model for a new generation of flying robots?

17 Jan 2020 5:35 am
Buttigieg says Facebook's Zuckerberg has too much power

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has too much power, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said in an interview with The New York Times editorial board that was published Thursday.

16 Jan 2020 8:38 pm
Texas school district falls for email scam, loses $2.3M

Cybercriminals have scammed a Texas school district out of $2.3 million by using a phony email.

16 Jan 2020 7:36 pm
Navy may arm new destroyer with conventional missile able to hit anywhere on Earth in an hour

The Navys newest destroyer may fire a not-yet-to-be fielded Conventional Prompt Strike conventionally-armed missile engineered to hit anywhere on earth within an hour, service program managers said.

16 Jan 2020 2:48 am
Trump administration attempts to stop cyber attacks during presidential election

White House expects major effort to hack into voting records and machines while experts say the government needs to be pro-active in order to stop the type of hacks that took place in 2016.

16 Jan 2020 1:55 am
Trump blasts Apple over its refusal to unlock Pensacola shooters iPhones

President Donald Trump has slammed Apple over the tech giants refusal to unlock iPhones used by the shooter who killed three U.S. sailors and injured eight other people at Pensacola Naval Air Station.

15 Jan 2020 9:48 pm
Navy strategy fast-tracks new weapons for 'offensive' attack

Senior Navy leaders say the service is fast-tracking a handful of key emerging weapons systems such as new destroyers, Tomahawk missiles, lasers and hypersonics as part of a new offensive attack maritime combat strategy.

15 Jan 2020 3:51 am
Navy accelerates new ship radar to support emerging 'sea-attack' strategy

The Navy is accelerating integration of a new, much more powerful radar system intended to find and destroy enemy drones, missiles and aircraft at farther ranges by combining ballistic missile defense with standard air and missile defense -- all as part of an emerging service-wide strategic approach to increase Naval attack power and better network maritime warfighting platforms.

15 Jan 2020 12:45 am
Americans trust Amazon and Google more than Tom Hanks or President Trump

Tom Hanks might be America's favorite actor, but he's not as trustworthy as Amazon or Google, according to a new report.

14 Jan 2020 7:15 pm
One big mistake youre making that puts your online security at risk

In an ideal world, our accounts protect us online. Our usernames and passwords secure private info and lock out hackers and snoops. In practice, most accounts arent so safe.

14 Jan 2020 5:30 pm
CES 2020: virtual reality, artificial intelligence and a small glimpse of the future

Flying taxis, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and even a new energy drink were among the products that graced the convention floor at this years Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

14 Jan 2020 1:40 pm
Army Research Lab engineers tough new batteries that won't explode under fire

Soldiers taking enemy fire in 120-degree desert heat, carrying up to 100-pounds of gear and conducting attack operations at night are totally reliant upon battery-powered weapons, sensors and computers -- a potential scenario inspiring current Army Research Laboratory work to engineer longer-lasting, more stable and, of critical live-saving significance, less flammable Lithium-ion batteries.

14 Jan 2020 1:58 am
Mom says she received stinking shipment of dirty diapers from Amazon

A mom in New Jersey says that she got a gross surprise when she opened a package of diapers that she had ordered from Amazon.

13 Jan 2020 9:37 pm
Dating sites, political ads, Fire TV and more: Tech Q&A

Dating sites, political ads and much more answered in this week's Tech Q&A.

12 Jan 2020 5:30 pm
11 questions you always wanted to ask about social media

Social media has taken over the planet. Facebook, YouTube and Instagram are the most popular platforms with billions of users, while Twitter, Reddit and Pinterest claim hundreds of millions.

11 Jan 2020 5:30 pm
Texas online gamer saves UK teen who had seizure

A British teen who had a seizure while playing an online game with a Texas woman earlier this month was reportedly saved when his opponent alerted United Kingdom first responders from thousands of miles away.

11 Jan 2020 6:13 am
Google parent company's legal chief is leaving following misconduct allegations

David Drummond, the legal chief officer of Google's parent company Alphabet and one of its highest-paid executives, has stepped down following allegations about his conduct at the company.

11 Jan 2020 3:38 am
CES 2020 wrap-up: Top tech on show in Las Vegas

CES 2020 had plenty of cool tech to show off. Here are some highlights.

11 Jan 2020 12:27 am
Virgin Galactics next spaceship reaches build milestone

Virgin Galactic's next passenger spaceship just hit a new construction milestone.

10 Jan 2020 6:08 am
CES: Hyundai, Uber team up to offer flying taxi service

This week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Hyundai unveiled its full-scale concept Urban Mobility Vehicle dubbed the S-A1, which essentially looks like a souped-up helicopter that Uber will use for its flying taxi service.

10 Jan 2020 3:26 am
Pacific Commander: Sub-hunting spy plane missions continue in Pacific

The increasingly global reach of Chinese nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines, armed with JL-2 weapons reportedly able to hit parts of the U.S., continues to inspire an ongoing Navy effort to accelerate production of attack submarines, prepare long-dwell drones for deployment to the Pacific and continue acquisition of torpedo-armed sub-hunting planes such as the P-8/A Poseidon.

10 Jan 2020 3:10 am
CES 2020: Smart home devices to keep you and your loved ones safe

Thousands of new products were unveiled at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and some may help keep loved ones living longer and safer. However, they can also present privacy concerns and need to secure your personal data.

10 Jan 2020 2:19 am
Tax season brings wave of dangerous tax scams

As tax season approaches, scams are back in full force.

9 Jan 2020 7:10 pm
CES: Here are the gadgets you will be using in 2020

Gadgets have a unique ability to change our lives and the latest and greatest are at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. A new smart toothbrush means fewer trips to the dentist. A pillow that gently moves your head to reduce snoring means your spouse wont stay up all night. In 2020, new gadgets like these are designed to improve your life.

9 Jan 2020 2:31 am