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Monday, Nov 7, 2016 at 03:15 PM CST

Security Controls 'Working' Despite NSA Theft: US Official

Security Controls 'Working' Despite NSA Theft: US Official

The top U.S. counterintelligence official says secret government data is vulnerable to thieves, such as the National Security Agency insider accused of working undetected for 20 years to steal a large trove...

Monday, Nov 7, 2016 at 02:29 PM CST

Report of Different Samsung Phone Model Exploding

Report of Different Samsung Phone Model Exploding

A Samsung phone user in France says her Galaxy J5 smartphone caught fire and exploded on Sunday. The model is different from the Galaxy Note 7 that has been recalled worldwide. Lamya Bouyirdane told The...

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 at 06:19 AM CDT

Tesla Sues Oil Exec Alleging He Impersonated Elon Musk

Tesla Sues Oil Exec Alleging He Impersonated Elon Musk

Tesla Motors has filed suit against an oil industry executive, claiming the man impersonated the company's CEO Elon Musk in an email message, according to a report by Forbes. The complaint was filed Wednesday...

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 at 03:39 PM CDT

Facebook Beats Third-Quarter Earnings Expectations

Facebook Beats Third-Quarter Earnings Expectations

Facebook reported quarterly earnings and revenue Wednesday that beat analyst expectations, as it added more users than Wall Street expected, CNBC reported. The social media giant posted adjusted earnings of...

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 at 01:17 PM CDT

Uber Takes its App Down New Road With Redesign

Uber Takes its App Down New Road With Redesign

Uber is taking its ride-hailing app down a new road in an effort to make it smarter, simpler and more fun to use.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 at 07:11 AM CDT

Apple's Latest Patent Hints at a Foldable iPhone

Apple's Latest Patent Hints at a Foldable iPhone

A newly issued patent provides a clue about the direction of Apple’s future iPhone: It might fold. But not in a bad way. The phone could have an interior flexible enough to fold, giving the user twice the...

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 at 08:52 PM CDT

Russian-Linked Hackers Exploited Windows Flaw: Microsoft

Russian-Linked Hackers Exploited Windows Flaw: Microsoft

Microsoft says a newly discovered flaw in its Windows software was used by a hacking group that other researchers have linked to Russia's government and computer intrusions at the Democratic National Committee.

Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 07:59 PM CDT

Next President Will Inherit @POTUS Twitter Handle

Next President Will Inherit @POTUS Twitter Handle

The next president of the United States will start with a huge following on Twitter but a clean slate of tweets. It's all part of the peaceful transition of power in the social media age.

Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 at 03:20 AM CDT

League of Legends Championship Expected to Draw Millions of Spectators

League of Legends Championship Expected to Draw Millions of Spectators

A League of Legends gaming tournament being broadcast at Los Angeles' Staples Center is expected to draw huge crowds. Said to be the world's most popular video game, with 100 million monthly active players, the...

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 11:14 AM CDT

Online Privacy May Be Boosted by New FCC Data Rules

Online Privacy May Be Boosted by New FCC Data Rules

New privacy rules may make it easier to escape at least some online tracking. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved rules that require internet service providers like Comcast, AT&T and...

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