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Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged…

Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct

NASA drops replica Orion spacecraft to test…

NASA says it successfully tested the Orion spacecraft's parachutes by dropping a replica spacecraft from an Air Force transport aircraft over a desert test site in southwestern Arizona

Hottest tech gifts for dad

Kurt the 'CyberGuy' breaks down the gadgets.

Facebook's New Feature Will Help You Temporarily…

Now snooze is a feature on more than just your alarm clock.

He's 6 Years Old and Makes Millions on YouTube

Meet Ryan. He's 6 years old, likes to play with toys, and has just been listed as one of Forbes' highest-earning YouTube celebrities. Per Business Insider , the young entrepreneur, who hosts his family's Ryan ToysReview channel on the video-sharing site, helped his household bring in about $11 million in pretax...

Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana

Disney $52 billion purchase of Fox seals rift in Marvel, 'Star Wars' universes but it will be unavoidable online and in theaters

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Facebook: Social media scrolling can make you…

It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Passively scrolling through social media can make you feel bad

Young computer experts exploited video game for…

The hackers were targeting the server hosts that provide protection against botnet attacks for 'Minecraft' players, hoping then to provide such protection themselves and make millions; James Rosen has the story for 'Special Report.'

Varsity Gamers: The Dream

Esports is pulling in huge audiences and payouts. For some of the game's best players, going pro is more viable than ever.

Italy says Amazon will pay $118 million to end tax dispute

Italian tax authorities say Amazon will pay 100 million euros ($118 million) to end a dispute over its tax payments from 2011-2015

Germany extends facial recognition test at rail…

Germany's top security official is extending tests of automatic facial recognition technology after an initial six-month trial showed the system had a good success rate

US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized…

Federal attorneys prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring case are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest

Biggest tech failures and successes of 2017

Kurt 'The Cyber Guy' Knutsson breaks down the hits and misses on 'Fox & Friends.'

What Happens Next In The Fight For Net Neutrality?

Lawsuits and legislation will soon take on the FCC's landmark decision.

Another Potential Victim of Net Neutrality Nix: Free Online Porn

Many individuals and groups are displeased with the FCC's ruling Thursday to nix "net neutrality" rules, which kept ISPs from giving preference to or throttling some online content. But one demographic in particular is particularly hot and bothered, per the Independent Journal Review : consumers of internet porn. The site notes...

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People Are Calling Uber Instead of Ambulances…

People are increasingly taking Uber instead of ambulances to get to the hospital, new research suggests. For a (non-peer-reviewed) research paper released Wednesday, economics professor David Slusky and Dr. Leon Moskatel looked at ambulance usage in 766 US cities upon the arrival of Uber from 2013 to 2015. Slusky tells...

The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality…

The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits

FCC votes to overturn Obama-era net neutrality…

Now broadband providers can slow down the interface for apps by rival firms, block them altogether or charge them for faster online performance; James Rosen has more for 'Special Report.'

German government says it backs 'open and free internet'

The German government says it backs an "open and free internet" following the U.S. decision to repeal net neutrality rules

Disney buying much of Fox, will help it compete…

Disney is buying a big chunk of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal, gaining film and television studios and growing overseas as it tries to meet competition from technology companies

Eighth planet found in faraway solar system…

An 8th planet has been found in a faraway solar system, matching ours in numbers

FCC votes to repeal 'net neutrality' regulations

Net neutrality banned internet providers from adjusting connection speed for specific sites.

Left, Right, and Tech Come Out Against Net…

That didn't take long. Within minutes of the FCC voting 3-2 to kill Obama-era net neutrality rules, New York Attorney General Eric Schnedierman had announced plans to file a multi-state lawsuit over the decision, which he claims is illegal, Quartz reports. And he wasn't alone. Washington state Attorney General Bob...

AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does…

"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block

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Ng aims to bring AI 'electricity' to manufacturing

The artificial intelligence researcher who called AI the new electricity is now trying to make sure every company is plugged in

San Francisco SPCA deploys robot security guard

The 5-foot tall, 300-lb robot called K9 uses cameras, laser 3D mapping, GPS, microphones and license plate recognition software.

US firm: Hackers interfered with industrial facility

A U.S. cybersecurity firm says that hackers disrupted the operations at an industrial facility using malicious software which interfered with safety equipment