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Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 04:45 PM PDT

New Facial Recognition Tech Catches First Impostor in DC

New Facial Recognition Tech Catches First Impostor in DC

Facial recognition technology caught an impostor trying to enter the U.S. on a fake passport that may have passed at face value with humans, federal officials said Thursday. NBC News reports that the groundbre...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 08:45 AM PDT

Commuters Review the New Salesforce Transit Center

Commuters Review the New Salesforce Transit Center

Two weeks after its heavily attended grand opening, San Francisco's new Salesforce Transit Center is still packed — only now, it's packed with people waiting for buses.

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 11:58 AM PDT

Facebook Bans 2nd Quiz App, Worries Data on 4M Users Misused

Facebook Bans 2nd Quiz App, Worries Data on 4M Users Misused

Facebook has pulled one of its own products from Apple's app store because it didn't want to stop tracking what people were doing on their iPhones. Facebook also banned a quiz app from its social network for...

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 11:53 PM PDT

Verizon Admits it Throttled Firefighters' Internet Service

Verizon Admits it Throttled Firefighters' Internet Service

Verizon allegedly throttled the internet connection of an emergency vehicle as firefighters fought the Mendocino Complex Fire, the largest wildfire ever recorded in California history, according to the Santa...

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 01:13 PM PDT

AAA Says It's Cheaper to Own a Car, Lyft Says Otherwise

AAA Says It's Cheaper to Own a Car, Lyft Says Otherwise

It's a question that every person who needs to use a car to get around asks at some point: should I own a car or just use Uber and Lyft?

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 08:00 AM PDT

Most Parents Worried About Their Teens' Screen Time: Study

Most Parents Worried About Their Teens' Screen Time: Study

Parents lament their teenagers' noses constantly in their phones, but they might want to take stock of their own screen time habits. A study out Wednesday from the Pew Research Center found that two-thirds...

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 03:16 AM PDT

Facebook Uncovers New Global Misinformation Operations

Facebook Uncovers New Global Misinformation Operations

Facebook has identified and banned hundreds of accounts, groups and pages engaged in misleading political behavior, a far larger discovery than a "sophisticated" effort it reported three weeks ago with great...

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT

Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Hacking Ahead of Midterms

Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Hacking Ahead of Midterms

Microsoft has uncovered new Russian hacking efforts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said Tuesday that a group tied to the Russian government created fake websites...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 12:10 AM PDT

Elon Musk Says Cutting Back on Work Hours Isn't an Option

Elon Musk Says Cutting Back on Work Hours Isn't an Option

Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option.

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 02:02 PM PDT

Trump Says He 'Won't Let' Social Media Target Conservatives

Trump Says He 'Won't Let' Social Media Target Conservatives

President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says "we won't let that happen." Trump's Saturday morning tweets come as...

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