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Dec 10, 2018
Growing awareness of privacy scandals and the spread of misinformation on social media may mean our love affair with technology has ended, and a new era of regulation is about to begin.
Dec 10, 2018
Autonomous vehicles could be the "most disruptive technology to hit society worldwide since the advent of the motor car," says former New York City traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz.
Dec 7, 2018
Alfonso Cuarón's acclaimed movie has been part of an ongoing battle over who gets to premiere movies: streaming services like Netflix, or theaters?
Dec 6, 2018
New Census Bureau estimates underscore the digital divide facing Native Americans living on reservations or other American Indian land in the U.S.
Dec 6, 2018
In a rough year for tech, Microsoft unseated Apple as the most valuable company. It's cultivated an image as Silicon Valley's elder statesman, urging regulation for technologies it's still developing.
Dec 6, 2018
The can contained capsaicin – the chemical that makes chili peppers fiery. The incident comes amid scrutiny of conditions at the sprawling warehouses used to deliver goods at ever-faster speeds.
Dec 6, 2018
A federal report suggests America's interstates are worn, overused and highly congested. It also recommends billions of dollars in fixes.
Dec 6, 2018
Single and small multi-family homes must include solar panels starting in 2020. Recent extreme weather events such as wildfires and drought make the need clear, a state official says.
Dec 6, 2018
Canadian authorities have arrested Meng Wanzhou, the company's CFO and daughter of its founder, at the request of the U.S. And Chinese officials have made quite clear they're not happy about it.
Dec 5, 2018
U.S. Attorney Byung Pak says Faramarz Savandi and Mohammed Mansouri were behind the cyber extortion scheme that crippled many of the city's computer systems in March, causing millions in damages.
Dec 5, 2018
"We don't feel we have had straight answers from Facebook," a member of the U.K. Parliament says. The company had fought to keep the records private; some are marked "highly confidential."
Dec 5, 2018
It was only 10 years ago that the Castro government lifted its ban that prohibited regular citizens from buying computers. Today, phones are a key method of accessing the Internet in Cuba.
Dec 4, 2018
The National Republican Congressional Committee said that it has reported a "cyber intrusion" to the FBI that may have imperiled its data. It's not clear who's responsible.
Dec 4, 2018
Marriott begins a massive cleanup effort following the data breach affecting 500 million guests. But if past hacks are any guide, consumers will be the ones who will have to protect their data.
Dec 4, 2018
Teachers have formed something of a community on Instagram. Using hashtags like #teachersofinstagram, they post photos of meticulously crafted classroom decorations, lessons and even daily outfits.