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Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 03:37 PM EDT

2 Russian Agents Charged in Massive Yahoo Hack

2 Russian Agents Charged in Massive Yahoo Hack

Two members of Russia's intelligence agency are among four people charged in a huge recent hack of Yahoo, U.S. law enforcement officials announced Wednesday. Two criminal hackers also were part of the data...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 05:49 PM EDT

Facebook Says Its Data Can't Be Used for 'Surveillance'

Facebook Says Its Data Can't Be Used for 'Surveillance'

Facebook is prohibiting developers from using the massive amount of data it collects on users for surveillance. This includes using such data to monitor activists and protesters. The company said Monday that it...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 07:51 AM EDT

Pi Day 2017: 3.14 Things to Know About Pi

Pi Day 2017: 3.14 Things to Know About Pi

Tuesday is Pi Day, a national celebration of the mathematical concept, which is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter and equals 3.14... Two years ago, 3-14-15, was the only day this century that...

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 03:34 AM EST

Is There Such a Thing as an Internet Kill Switch?

Is There Such a Thing as an Internet Kill Switch?

Is there a switch you can flick to kill the internet? According to a panel of experts at this year's SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas, that universal "kill switch" does not exist — yet. "When people figure...

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 01:03 AM EST

Winkelvoss Twins Lose Bid for Bitcoin Trade Fund

Winkelvoss Twins Lose Bid for Bitcoin Trade Fund

The irrepressible Winklevoss twins, known for having sued Mark Zuckerberg over the idea for Facebook, have suffered a setback from federal regulators in their push to expand the use of bitcoin to a wider...

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 07:23 PM EST

Feel Stressed? Stop Checking Your Phone, Study Says

Feel Stressed? Stop Checking Your Phone, Study Says

A recent study finds mobile users who check their phones frequently feel more stressed. According to the American Psychological Association, we are a nation of "constant checkers" and it's taking a...

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 03:08 PM EST

Elon Musk Promises Australian Power Woes Fix in 100 Days

Elon Musk Promises Australian Power Woes Fix in 100 Days

Tesla chief Elon Musk is promising to solve an energy crisis in Australia or his company's services are free. A Tesla executive mentioned to the Australian Financial Review that the company would install the...

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 10:40 AM EST

Optimus Prime Rib: Robots Start Delivering Food in DC

Optimus Prime Rib: Robots Start Delivering Food in DC

It's now possible in D.C. to have a robot deliver a hot meal to your door. Robots from the delivery company Starship Technologies are rolling along Washington streets as part of a pilot program, a company...

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 06:05 PM EST

WikiLeaks to Help Shield Tech Firms From CIA's Hacking Tools

WikiLeaks to Help Shield Tech Firms From CIA's Hacking Tools

WikiLeaks will work with technology companies to help defend them against the CIA's hacking tools, founder Julian Assange said Thursday. The move sets up a potential conflict between Silicon Valley firms...

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 03:54 PM EST

New Tech Could Change Food Nutrition Labels

New Tech Could Change Food Nutrition Labels

New smart glasses developed by researchers at Colorado State University could change how food labels are printed on boxes and cans in your local grocery store. The FDA is looking to roll out this new tech by...

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