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Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 08:38 AM PDT

Mystery Solved: Why a Va. Driver Dressed as a Car Seat

Mystery Solved: Why a Va. Driver Dressed as a Car Seat

A van that appeared to have no driver made headlines when it was spotted in Arlington, Virginia, last week. But when News4's Adam Tuss saw the van on Monday and looked inside, he saw that it did have a driver: a...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:35 AM PDT

Netflix Buys Comic Book Publisher in 1st Acquisition

Netflix Buys Comic Book Publisher in 1st Acquisition

Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming service. Millarworld's graphic novels "Kick-Ass,"...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:41 AM PDT

Texas Professors Work to Stop Spread of 'Fake News'

Texas Professors Work to Stop Spread of 'Fake News'

A team of professors from the University of Texas at Arlington is working to create a program that will help stop the spread of fake news. “What we’re talking about – the President uses that term to refer to...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 05:55 PM PDT

Google Engineer's Anti-Diversity Memo Ignites Heated Debate

Google Engineer's Anti-Diversity Memo Ignites Heated Debate

A Google engineer ignited a firestorm of controversy this weekend after writing and releasing an internal memo criticizing the tech company's diversity programs.

Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 at 07:26 AM PDT

SF, LA Want Uber to Pay $15M More for Violating Settlement

SF, LA Want Uber to Pay $15M More for Violating Settlement

$15 million more. That's how much San Francisco and Los Angeles prosecutors say Uber needs to pay for violating a prior legal settlement.

Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 08:33 PM PDT

Judge Sets $30K Bail for Hacker Who Helped Stop Cyberattack

Judge Sets $30K Bail for Hacker Who Helped Stop Cyberattack

A Las Vegas federal judge set bail of $30,000 on Friday for a celebrated young British cybersecurity researcher accused by U.S. prosecutors of creating and distributing malicious software designed to steal...

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 03:49 AM PDT

Email Prankster Says He Duped White House Officials

Email Prankster Says He Duped White House Officials

An online prankster showed emails to CNN alleging that he was able to trick top White House officials into thinking they were chatting with other members of the administration, NBC News reported. The U.K.-based...

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 11:43 AM PDT

Watchdog Group to File Complaint Against Google

Watchdog Group to File Complaint Against Google

A watchdog group on Monday is expected to file a legal complaint against Google for gathering customers' credit and debit card information.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 04:59 PM PDT

Companies Say Apple Removed Their Privacy Apps From China

Companies Say Apple Removed Their Privacy Apps From China

China appears to have succeeded in eliminating software programs that enable its people to view an uncensored internet. Companies that let people avoid the government filters said Saturday that their programs...

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 09:02 PM PDT

Why Twitter Won't Ban President Donald Trump

Why Twitter Won't Ban President Donald Trump

Twitter has made it clear that it won't ban Donald Trump from its service, whether the president follows its rules against harassment or not. That's no surprise: The president's tweets draw attention to the...

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