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Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:20 PM CST

Fujifilm Recalls Hundreds of Thousands of Wall Plugs Over Shock Concerns

Fujifilm Recalls Hundreds of Thousands of Wall Plugs Over Shock Concerns

A major New York-based camera maker is recalling nearly 300,000 power adapter wall plugs sold with digital cameras nationwide over concerns about a potential shock hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:19 AM CST

Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism

Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism

Facebook, Google and Twitter shared with the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Wednesday steps each tech giant has tekn to combat extremist content in Washington D.C, CNBC reported. All...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 02:53 PM CST

Bitcoin Falls Below $10,000 for 1st Time Since November

Bitcoin Falls Below $10,000 for 1st Time Since November

Bitcoin fell below $10,000 for the first time since November, with more than $36 billion of value being wiped off the cryptocurrency in the last day, CNBC reported. The world's largest cryptocurrency dived...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 04:35 PM CST

Facebook a ‘Living, Breathing Crime Scene': Tech Ethicist

Facebook a ‘Living, Breathing Crime Scene': Tech Ethicist

Facebook announced last week that it would start prioritizing “meaningful posts from friends and family in News Feed” with less content from pages, publishers and brands. But former Facebook employees told NBC...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 06:47 PM CST

Minneapolis Improves Connectivity to Prepare for Super Bowl

Minneapolis Improves Connectivity to Prepare for Super Bowl

Minneapolis has the signal strength, data speed and reliability to handle the onslaught of service demands that come with hosting a Super Bowl, according to a wireless coverage mapping company. OpenSignal said...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:07 PM CST

Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Internet Sales Taxes

Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Internet Sales Taxes

The Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether states should be able to collect sales taxes for online purchases, a move that would raise costs for consumers while generating more money for local...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 12:13 PM CST

Cybersecurity Firm: US Senate in Russian Hackers' Crosshairs

Cybersecurity Firm: US Senate in Russian Hackers' Crosshairs

The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 06:23 AM CST

Facing Critics, Facebook Wants Feeds to Be More 'Meaningful'

Facing Critics, Facebook Wants Feeds to Be More 'Meaningful'

Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more "meaningful" in a move that could hurt publishers and news organizations that rely on it to spread their content. Facebook has said before that...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 10:39 PM CST

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

On a recent evening in Las Vegas during the CES technology show, robot strippers offered a window into technology's gender fault lines — not to mention our robot future. From a distance, the mechanical...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 10:40 AM CST

Local Governments Won't Say What They're Offering Amazon

Local Governments Won't Say What They're Offering Amazon

State and local governments have been more than happy to play up the amenities they think make their locations the best choice for Amazon's second headquarters. But many of them will not disclose the tax breaks...

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