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Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 05:13 AM EDT

Police Push Legal Boundaries to Get Into Cellphones

Police Push Legal Boundaries to Get Into Cellphones

When William Montanez was arrested on drug and firearm charges in Tampa, Flordia last June, police threatened him with jail time if he refused to hand over the passcodes to his iPhones. Montanez refused...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 10:42 AM EDT

China May Restrict Tech Access in Spiraling US Trade Dispute

China May Restrict Tech Access in Spiraling US Trade Dispute

China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People's Daily...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 07:55 PM EDT

Want to Visit the Space Station? Now You Can — But It Won't Be Cheap

Want to Visit the Space Station? Now You Can — But It Won't Be Cheap

You've heard about the International Space Station for years. Want to visit? NASA announced Friday that the orbiting outpost is now open for business to private citizens, with the first visit expected to be as...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 09:23 AM EDT

Walmart's New Grocery Plan: Delivering Into Shoppers' Homes

Walmart's New Grocery Plan: Delivering Into Shoppers' Homes

Walmart is going to begin delivering groceries inside shoppers’ homes. Right to their kitchen refrigerators. Starting this fall, nearly 1 million people across three cities — Kansas City, Missouri, Pittsburgh...

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 02:43 PM EDT

Regulators Give Phone Companies New Tools to Fight Robocalls

Regulators Give Phone Companies New Tools to Fight Robocalls

Federal regulators voted Thursday to give phone companies the right to block unwanted calls without getting customers' permission first. The Federal Communications Commission's move could make call-blocking...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 01:14 PM EDT

YouTube Bans White Supremacist, Neo-Nazi Videos

YouTube Bans White Supremacist, Neo-Nazi Videos

YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find such videos, but it’s...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 08:55 PM EDT

Instagram Will Now Let Advertisers Put More ‘Influencer’ Ads in Your Feed

Instagram Will Now Let Advertisers Put More ‘Influencer’ Ads in Your Feed

Facebook’s Instagram is rolling out a change that will let advertisers promote posts from “influencers,” or users who work with brands to promote services or products. This will widen the reach of those...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 05:45 PM EDT

Is 'Big Tech' Too Big? A Look at Growing Antitrust Scrutiny

Is 'Big Tech' Too Big? A Look at Growing Antitrust Scrutiny

Is Big Tech headed for a big breakup? The U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are moving to investigate Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple over their aggressive business practices, and the...

Monday, Jun 3, 2019 at 06:36 PM EDT

House Panel to Probe Market Dominance of Big Tech Companies

House Panel to Probe Market Dominance of Big Tech Companies

Congress will be taking a close look at the power of big tech, NBC News reported. The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it will hold a series of hearings as part of a bipartisan investigation into...

Monday, Jun 3, 2019 at 08:17 PM EDT

Apple Previews New Software as It Diversifies Beyond iPhones

Apple Previews New Software as It Diversifies Beyond iPhones

Apple, beset by falling iPhone sales, announced upcoming changes to its phone and computer software intended to highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services and to further position it as a fierce...

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