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Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 01:41 PM EDT

500,000 Google+ Accounts Possibly Compromised, Google Says

500,000 Google+ Accounts Possibly Compromised, Google Says

Google said Monday that a bug in its Google+ social media service let about 500,000 user accounts be compromised.

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 05:15 PM EDT

Facebook Wants People to Invite Its Cameras Into Their Homes

Facebook Wants People to Invite Its Cameras Into Their Homes

Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive. But it's unclear if people will open their homes...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 10:37 AM EDT

Facebook Cloned Accounts Message Is Fake; Don't Spread the Hoax

Facebook Cloned Accounts Message Is Fake; Don't Spread the Hoax

A hoax that is gaining ground on Facebook has some worried about a new possible hack of the social network. Facebook says to disregard the message. The hoax works by targeting a user's inbox on Messenger, with...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 12:47 PM EDT

Internal Drama at Facebook Over VP Who's Friend of Kavanaugh

Internal Drama at Facebook Over VP Who's Friend of Kavanaugh

A Facebook vice president's public support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has set off an internal revolt in the company, sources told NBC News. Hundreds of employees have complained on message boards...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 11:17 PM EDT

Musk Taunts SEC as 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission'

Musk Taunts SEC as 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission'

Elon Musk on Thursday lashed out at the Securities and Exchange Commission, taking to Twitter to mock the “incredible work” of the “Shortseller Enrichment Commission.” “Just want to [say] that the Shortseller...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 12:05 PM EDT

'Snapcrap' Hopes to Help Clean Up San Francisco Streets

'Snapcrap' Hopes to Help Clean Up San Francisco Streets

No, Snapcrap isn't a weird bathroom parody of Snapchat. The new app released on Tuesday to iOS users is trying to help clean up the dirty streets of San Francisco, according to its developer Sean Miller, a San...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 12:21 PM EDT

Teens Say Online Bullying a Serious Problem, Poll Says

Teens Say Online Bullying a Serious Problem, Poll Says

Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem for people their age, but most don't think they'll be the ones targeted for digital abuse. That's according to a new poll from The Associated...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 07:09 AM EDT

Meet the Farmers of the Future: Robots

Meet the Farmers of the Future: Robots

Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future. He's heavyset, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, not to mention a bit slow. But he's strong enough to hoist 800-pound...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 05:07 PM EDT

Facebook Marketplace Introduces AI Technology

Facebook Marketplace Introduces AI Technology

Facebook Marketplace is celebrating its second anniversary Wednesday, and announcing new technology to propel its growth and empower Facebook’s 2.23 billion monthly users to buy and sell goods. Los Angeles-bas...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 09:00 AM EDT

US to Offer Cyberwar Capabilities to NATO Allies

US to Offer Cyberwar Capabilities to NATO Allies

Acting to counter Russia's aggressive use of cyberattacks across Europe and around the world, the U.S. is expected to announce that, if asked, it will use its formidable cyberwarfare capabilities on NATO's...

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