The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:28 AM PDT
'Krack' Security Flaw Puts Every Wi-Fi Connection at Risk
A newly discovered Wi-Fi security flaw reveals that your home network is hackable, giving outsiders access to everything from private chats to baby monitors, NBC News reports.
The attack, called Krack, takes...
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 12:12 PM PDT
Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract
The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a...
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 01:20 PM PDT
Facebook's Sandberg Favors Release of Russia-Linked Ads
A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting.
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 05:58 PM PDT
SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Another Rocket
SpaceX launched and landed its second rocket in three days. The unmanned Falcon 9 blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida before delivering a satellite and landing the leftover booster on an offshore...
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 10:43 AM PDT
Not Just You: Facebook, Instagram Go Down Wednesday
Facebook and Instagram went down for many users on Wednesday, with problems on the social media giant spiking, according to the website status-tracking page Downdetector.
Facebook acknowledged that people...
When the iPhone first launched, the only way to get Apple's latest smartphone was through a two-year contract through AT&T. Things have changed, NBC News reported.
Consumers now have the option to finance the...
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 06:47 PM PDT
Search For Mother Trapped in Tubbs Fire Ends in Heartbreak
Friends and relatives desperately checked hospitals and shelters and pleaded on social media for help finding loved ones missing amid California’s wildfires, with hundreds of people unaccounted for Wednesday.
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 05:14 PM PDT
Google Uncovers Ads by Russian Operatives: Reports
Russian operatives likely spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and Google search, according to reports.
Accounts connected with the Russian government spent $4,700...
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 08:23 PM PDT
Big Tech Has Big Plans to Help Reconnect Puerto Rico
Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it.
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to send a "connectivity team"...