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Aug 23, 2019

Sextortion scams are back, security expert warns
Sextortion is seeing an uptick after a lull at the beginning of the year.

Fox Technology news
Aug 22, 2019

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown
Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Fox Technology news
Aug 22, 2019

Snapchat used by arms traffickers to market illegal weapons
A Nevada man used Snapchat to market illegal weapons to buyers in California, according to a new report.

Fox Technology news
Aug 22, 2019

Apple iPhone 7 radiation test prompts FCC investigation: report
Apple's popular iPhone 7 produced radiofrequency radiation above the legal limit in a new test, prompting the FCC to investigate the issue.

Fox Technology news
Aug 22, 2019

Army sets sights on lasers for infantry troops
U.S. Army Infantry units fight door-to-door in Close-Quarter-Combat in high-threat urban environments, advance through wooded, rocky terrain to maneuver to contact and "close with the enemy," and at times conduct reconnaissance missions behind enemy lines to secretly gather intelligence or disrupt enemy operations.

Fox Technology news
Aug 22, 2019

Turn off your Bluetooth, warn security experts
Your Bluetooth connection is unsafe. Very unsafe. That's the message from the largest hacker convention.

Fox Technology news
Aug 22, 2019

Election machine keys are on the Internet, hackers say
I may have the keys to open voting machines used in states across the country, and that is not a good thing.

Fox Technology news
Aug 22, 2019

Hacking conference gets me keys to your voting machine, probably
I may have the keys to open voting machines used in states across the country, and that is not a good thing.

Fox Technology news
Aug 21, 2019

Fake news can lead to false memories, new study claims
Voters could form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories if those articles align with their existing political beliefs, according to newly released results of a 2018 study.

Fox Technology news
Aug 21, 2019

F-35 set for laser boost
Fighter Jet laser weapons are on the fast track, expected to bring new air attack options to "burn holes" through enemy targets at the speed of light.

Fox Technology news
Aug 21, 2019

YouTube pressured to kick Chinese state media ads off platform over misinformation
YouTube users are pressuring the video platform to take down advertisements for China Central Television (CCTV), a state media channel accused of spreading misinformation about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Fox Technology news
Aug 21, 2019

Bunny or bird: What do you see in this viral optical illusion video?
Is it a bird? Or is it a bunny?

Fox Technology news
Aug 20, 2019

Amazon's Ring barred police from using 'surveillance' to describe its products
Amazon's home security company Ring deleted the term "surveillance" from a statement that law enforcement officials gave to local news outlets, public records obtained by Gizmodo reveal.

Fox Technology news
Aug 20, 2019

Facebook's anti-conservative bias audit sparks backlash
A Facebook audit which found the company needs to do "significant work" to satisfy the concerns of conservatives has prompted a backlash from conservatives and liberals alike.

Fox Technology news
Aug 20, 2019

7 back-to-school gadgets to help you focus
When school starts, it still feels like summer. These gadgets will combat the transition back to full-day classes in high school or college when the weather is still distracting. Jot down notes on a laptop, avoid cable clutter, and use an endless notepad to stay focused.

Fox Technology news
Aug 20, 2019

Apple Card now available to everyone in US as tech giant adds surprise to boost customer base
Tech giant Apple said on Tuesday that its foray into the credit card business, Apple Card, is now available to everyone in the U.S.

Fox Technology news
Aug 19, 2019

Facebook antitrust investigation could wrap up before 2020 election
Facebook's antitrust battle will likely wrap up prior to the 2020 election, according to statements by FTC Chairman Joe Simons.

Fox Technology news
Aug 19, 2019

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters
Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

Fox Technology news
Aug 19, 2019

The Pentagon's cruise missile test will open up new strike possibilities for the US military
The Pentagon has shot off a developing land-fired cruise missile in a successful test of an emerging weapons system able to hit long-range targets from safer distances, potentially complementing Air Force and Army medium-range weapons now under development.

Fox Technology news
Aug 19, 2019

Air Force base produces first certified 3D-printed aircraft parts
The 60th Maintenance Squadron at Travis Air Force base in California is spearheading an innovative effort to produce 3D-printed aircraft parts.

Fox Technology news
Aug 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders wants to ban police use of facial recognition
Bernie Sanders has called for a complete ban on the police use of facial recognition, becoming the first 2020 presidential candidate to do so.

Fox Technology news
Aug 19, 2019

7 back-to-school gadgets for an epic college dorm room
College starts up for students this month, which means only one thing: it's time to plan out the ultimate dorm room. For those who want the latest and the best accessories and gadgets, we've assembled the primo gear to impress roommates, your RA, and anyone else in your hall.

Fox Technology news
Aug 18, 2019

6 signs your phone has stalkerware (and what to do about it)
Of all the "wares" out there, "stalkerware" is one of the most frightening. There's nothing fun about malware or ransomware, and these can leave you feeling foolish and abused. But stalkerware is specifically designed to know where you physically are located. In many cases, stalkers know exactly what you're doing and when, too. ???????

Fox Technology news
Aug 17, 2019

Ransomware attack cripples at least 20 local Texas agencies, state government says
At least 20 local government entities across Texas have been taken hostage by a coordinated ransomware attack, the Texas Department of Information Resources announced Friday.

Fox Technology news
Aug 17, 2019

Best smart watch, 5G fears, data breach action plans, and more: Tech Q&A
The best smart watch, data breach action plans and worries about 5G.

Fox Technology news
Aug 16, 2019

Navy sets sights on new submarine weapons
The Navy has begun building new weapons to massively increase attack options for its Virginia-class attack submarine, a move that is expected to change the mission scope for the boats and enable more extensive offensive strike possibilities, improving the Navy's armed defense of its surface fleet.

Fox Technology news
Aug 16, 2019

Increased screen time can cause development problems in kids, experts warn
Dr. Pamela Hurst-Della Pietra, a well-known child development expert, tells Fox News there has been a 28 percent increase in psychiatric emergency department visits related to suicide attempts since 2011; the CDC says suicide rates are up 30 percent 'in more than half of U.S. states' since 1999.

Fox Technology news
Aug 16, 2019

Google employee describes 'burden of being black' at tech giant in memo: report
A departing Google employee has described the "the burden of being black" at the tech giant in an internal memo that alleges racist and insensitive behavior from some employees the company.

Fox Technology news
Aug 16, 2019

TikTok attracting lots of adult dating scams, report says
The social media video platform TikTok is surging in popularity and becoming a magnet for scammers, a new report says.

Fox Technology news
Aug 15, 2019

Hate speech algorithms biased against blacks, researchers find
Two new studies say that artificial intelligence trained to find hate speech may actually be boosting racial bias.

Fox Technology news
Aug 15, 2019

Warren won't support Sanders' Washington Post-Amazon bias claims
Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't support Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent claim that The Washington Post is biased against him because of his criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Fox Technology news
Aug 15, 2019

Revolutionary 'robo suit' developed to boost walking and running
Scientists have developed a revolutionary new lightweight exosuit that can boost walking and running.

Fox Technology news
Aug 15, 2019

Army details future 'tactical' war network
If a forward-operating Army Reconnaissance unit consisting of dismounted soldiers, tactical vehicles and hand-held drones were separated from a larger armored formation across mountainous terrain - and unexpectedly collided with heavily armed enemy fighters -- its survival would depend almost entirely upon an operational "tactical" war network.

Fox Technology news
Aug 15, 2019

Over 1 million fingerprints leaked at one of world's biggest biometric firms, researchers say
Researchers at a cybersecurity firm said fingerprint and facial recognition data was exposed at a major biometric company, saying the potential for "fraud is massive."

Fox Technology news
Aug 15, 2019

Philadelphia shootout: No evidence that suspect live-streamed gun battle with cops, police say
The Philadelphia Police Department has not yet found any evidence that the suspected gunman who wounded six police officers during an hourslong standoff was live-streaming the gun battle.

Fox Technology news
Aug 15, 2019

Philadelphia shootout: Suspect live-streamed gun battle with cops that left 6 officers wounded, report says
The suspected gunman who wounded six police officers in Philadelphia during an hourslong standoff was live-streaming the gun battle on Facebook, according to FOX 29.

Fox Technology news
Aug 14, 2019

Hundreds of Google employees say they won't be 'complicit' in cloud computing work with Customs and Border Protection
More than 590 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Fox Technology news
Aug 14, 2019

40 percent of children have connected with a stranger online, shocking survey reveals
Forty percent of American children have connected with a stranger online, according to a new survey of fourth- through eighth-graders.

Fox Technology news
Aug 14, 2019

Amazon's facial recognition can now detect 'fear' as activists blast use by law enforcement
Amazon can tell when you're afraid.

Fox Technology news
Aug 14, 2019

Robot priest added to 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Japan: 'It will grow in wisdom'
A 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan, is using a $1 million humanoid to reach a younger generation, but foreigners are repulsed by it.

Fox Technology news
Aug 14, 2019

Amazon driver successfully delivers package by throwing it through second-floor window, customer says
An English woman claims her Amazon package was delivered successfully — by being tossed through a second-floor window.

Fox Technology news
Aug 14, 2019

LG smart refrigerator used for tweeting by teen whose mom banned electronics
A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator.

Fox Technology news
Aug 13, 2019

FTC chief willing to break up Big Tech
The head of the Federal Trade Commission said he's prepared to break up tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting competition.

Fox Technology news
Aug 13, 2019

Amazon's Choice under fire amid widespread fraud in recommendations
A group of senators are demanding that Amazon explain how it comes up with its well-known "Amazon Choice" label, a mark of distinction that earns certain products preferred placement on the retail platform.

Fox Technology news
Aug 13, 2019

Navy scrapping touchscreen controls on destroyers after deadly collisions: report
The U.S. Navy is ditching touchscreen controls on destroyers following fatal collisions involving the USS John S. McCain and the USS Fitzgerald.

Fox Technology news
Aug 13, 2019

Sanders blasts Bezos-owned Washington Post over bias in echo of Trump
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted The Washington Post and accused the paper of biased coverage because of his criticisms of Amazon.

Fox Technology news
Aug 13, 2019

F-35 preps for weapons upgrade by dropping new bombs
The F-35 will again fire its 25mm gun and air-drop several new laser-guided bombs to prepare stealth 5th-Gen fighter for future high tech warfare by improving precision-strike air attack, targeting and close-air-support.

Fox Technology news
Aug 13, 2019

Scary deepfake video shows Bill Hader morphing into Tom Cruise
A terrifying new deepfake viral video shows Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader doing an impression of Tom Cruise, with the video showing Hader's face subtlety and creepily morphing into Cruise.

Fox Technology news
Aug 12, 2019

#JewsAgainstICE protest Amazon's role in 'profiting off cruelty,' dozens arrested
Dozens of members of Jewish community groups protesting Amazon's cloud computing contracts and other work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement were arrested at an Amazon Books store in New York on Sunday.

Fox Technology news
Aug 12, 2019

Amazon devices are being built illegally by children working 'grueling' shifts, documents reveal
Chinese schoolchildren are producing Amazon's Alexa and Echo devices in grueling shifts in order to meet certain production goals, according to a new report from China Labor Watch.

Fox Technology news
Aug 12, 2019

Army sets sights on new fuel cell technology
When dismounted U.S. Army infantry are attacking fortified enemy positions, taking hostile fire and moving quickly to find the best points for continued assault -- "battery life" can determine mission success or failure and even -- life or death.

Fox Technology news
Aug 12, 2019

Army sets sights on new full cell technology
When dismounted U.S. Army infantry are attacking fortified enemy positions, taking hostile fire and moving quickly to find the best points for continued assault -- "battery life" can determine mission success or failure and even -- life or death.

Fox Technology news
Aug 12, 2019

Facebook users can sue over facial recognition, court rules
A federal appeals court is allowing a group of users to sue Facebook on claims the social network collected their facial data without consent.

Fox Technology news
Aug 11, 2019

Phone trackers, search deletion, checking strange links, and more: Tech Q&A
Phone trackers, how to stop robocalls, smart TV hacking risks and much more.

Fox Technology news
Aug 10, 2019

10 incredibly useful things you didn't know your iPhone could do
Remember when the iPhone was first released, 11 years ago? We gazed into its sleek, glass surface.

Fox Technology news
Aug 09, 2019

10 useful gadgets for the modern office
I'm always on the look-out for the best office gear. Here are my top picks from several weeks of testing.

Fox Technology news
Aug 09, 2019

Samaritan: Revolutionary app lets users directly donate to and interact with the homeless in their neighborhoods
In November of 2015, Jonathan Kumar stood on a street corner in Seattle and watched wincingly as a man begged. It was that one encounter that spurred Kumar to take the matter into his own hands - and the Samaritan app born.

Fox Technology news
Aug 09, 2019

China may be trying to hack US utilities, report says
A phishing campaign against U.S. utilities points to nation-state actors, a new report says.

Fox Technology news
Aug 08, 2019

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines
Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its privacy practices.

Fox Technology news
Aug 08, 2019

High-tech clothing lets you turn on electronics and repel bacteria
Your shirt might soon be able to turn on the lights and music, in addition to wicking away bacteria and sweat.

Fox Technology news
Aug 08, 2019

Self-repairing robots that sense and fix damage developed by scientists
The much heralded robot apocalypse -- which may be many years, or decades, away -- is predicated on the notion that robots will eventually be able to handle tasks that require a deft, softer touch.

Fox Technology news
Aug 08, 2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report
Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a new report.

Fox Technology news
Aug 08, 2019

How US sub-hunting planes track Chinese submarines
The increasingly global reach of Chinese nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines, armed with JL-2 weapons reportedly able to hit parts of the US, continues to inspire an ongoing Navy effort to accelerate production of attack submarines, prepare long-dwell drones for deployment to the Pacific and continue acquisition of torpedo-armed sub-hunting planes such as the P-8/A Poseidon.

Fox Technology news
Aug 08, 2019

FBI warns on dating, romance Internet scams
Dating and romance fraud is more rampant than ever.

Fox Technology news
Aug 08, 2019

Ooops! SoftBank president accidentally leaks iPhone 11 release date
If Apple is true to form, the iPhone 11 will be released in September.

Fox Technology news
Aug 07, 2019

Samsung unveils new Galaxy Note 10 phones
Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy Note 10 phones at a glitzy event in New York City on Wednesday.

Fox Technology news
Aug 07, 2019

Elizabeth Warren calls for $85 billion public broadband investment
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan to invest $85 billion in publicly owned and operated broadband networks to expand internet access in the U.S., with a particular focus on underserved rural areas.

Fox Technology news
Aug 07, 2019

Samsung set to launch Galaxy Note 10 phones at New York City event
Samsung is expected to launch its new Galaxy Note 10 and 10 phones during at its Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event Wednesday.

Fox Technology news
Aug 07, 2019

GOP senators demand answers from Google over the tech giant's 'smart speaker relationship' with Huawei
Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Josh Hawley and Tom Cotton have sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai seeking answers about the Silicon Valley heavyweight's relationship with controversial Chinese tech giant Huawei.

Fox Technology news
Aug 06, 2019

Democrats blast Google as 'anti-worker,' demand its fleet of contractors become permanent employees
Leading Democrats are urging Google to convert its army of contract workers into permanent employees.

Fox Technology news
Aug 06, 2019

Facebook fails to stop flood of fake reviews, investigative body says
Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told to fix the problem by a British regulator.

Fox Technology news
Aug 06, 2019

F-35C may get massive firepower boost
As the F-35C becomes officially deemed "operational" and "ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons in its internal weapons bay.

Fox Technology news
Aug 06, 2019

Horrific footage of Christchurch mosque shooting surfaces on YouTube and Instagram
Almost five months after 51 people were massacred at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, sick footage of the killings can still be seen on YouTube and Instagram.

Fox Technology news
Aug 06, 2019

No link between video games and violence, studies say
NEW YORK (AP) — Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.

Fox Technology news
Aug 06, 2019

No, there's still no link between video games and violence
NEW YORK (AP) — Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.

Fox Technology news
Aug 06, 2019

Trump slams Google over alleged political bias: We're watching 'very closely'
President Donald Trump has slammed Google and its CEO Sundar Pichai in the wake of recent allegations of anti-conservative bias at the tech giant.

Fox Technology news
Aug 06, 2019

Google's history of clashing with conservatives
A former Google engineer who claims he was fired for his conservative beliefs isn't the first person to claim the Silicon Valley giant's office culture is dominated by liberal politics.

Fox Technology news
Aug 06, 2019

Apple Card starts rolling out for some users
Apple began to roll out its entry into the credit card business, Apple Card, on Tuesday, following comments from CEO Tim Cook last month.

Fox Technology news
Aug 05, 2019

YouTube removes far-right creator Soph's account for hate speech
Google-owned YouTube has taken down the account of a teenage creator after she posted a video that seemed to call for violence against LGBT people.

Fox Technology news
Aug 05, 2019

Big Tech faces massive antitrust fines under new bill
Big tech giants like Google and Facebook would face massive, crippling fines under a new bill meant to combat antitrust violations.

Fox Technology news
Aug 05, 2019

Google employee's viral memo alleges discrimination against pregnant women: report
A memo written by a Google employee that alleges discrimination against pregnant women has gone viral at the tech giant, according to Motherboard.

Fox Technology news
Aug 05, 2019

Futuristic flying car hovers above the ground for about a minute
In a moment reminiscent of the film "Back to the Future," a Japanese electronics maker showed off a "flying car" on Monday.

Fox Technology news
Aug 05, 2019

El Paso shooting: 8chan offline after internet company Cloudflare pulls support for 'cesspool of hate' online forum
Controversial online forum 8chan is offline after internet services company Cloudflare pulled its support for the site in the wake of the horrific El Paso mass shooting that left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured.

Fox Technology news
Aug 05, 2019

FTC probes Amazon deal that booted Apple refurbishers
Amazon's deal to sell official Apple products is facing a possible Federal Trade Commission investigation because the same deal also booted many third-party resellers, including refurbishers, from selling low-cost MacBooks and iPods on Amazon.

Fox Technology news
Aug 05, 2019

Google-owned artificial intelligence can predict acute kidney injury before doctors
Researchers at Google's DeepMind Health say that have developed an AI that is capable of spotting symptoms of acute kidney injury (AKI) 48 hours before doctors.

Fox Technology news
Aug 04, 2019

French inventor successfully soars over English Channel on hoverboard
The French inventor of the jet-powered hoverboard soared over the English Channel despite wind gusts Sunday, becoming the first to cross the channel in such a futuristic way after failing in his first attempt last month.

Fox Technology news
Aug 04, 2019

Apple credit card gotchas, best free email, private OS and more: Tech Q&A
Apple Card gotchas, the best free email program, alternative operating systems and much more.

Fox Technology news
Aug 03, 2019

4 secret Netflix hacks and 1 bonus tip you'll wish you knew sooner
Netflix isn't exactly new anymore. The company started with mail-order DVDs, you may recall, before it revolutionized streaming video. Netflix has a lot of competition these days, and its selection can feel a little piecemeal. So I wouldn't blame you for getting a bit bored with the platform - which is why a lot of customers jump around services.

Fox Technology news
Aug 03, 2019

Jailed man who created insensitive Facebook page parodying police can sue
A lawsuit can go forward for a man who created a Facebook page riddled with insensitive remarks that parodied an Ohio police department.

Fox Technology news
Aug 02, 2019

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users
Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the issue.

Fox Technology news
Aug 02, 2019

Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US
The U.S. military is conducting mass surveillance tests across six Midwest states using experimental high-altitude balloons, according to documents filed with the Federal Communications Commission.

Fox Technology news
Aug 02, 2019

New missile defense tech destroys incoming nukes faster
If a nuclear-armed enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missile were speeding its way through space towards a heavily populated U.S. target, commanders in charge of defending the homeland would at most have a mere 20-to-30 minutes to destroy the incoming weapon.

Fox Technology news
Aug 02, 2019

Bald eagle fights fox in incredible midair tussle
A photographer has captured a truly remarkable midair tussle between a bald eagle and a red fox who are fighting over a rabbit.

Fox Technology news
Aug 01, 2019

Amazon drivers part of major theft ring, FBI says
A theft ring in Washington state sold millions of dollars' worth of stolen goods on Amazon.com in the past six years, and a pair of contract Amazon delivery drivers was involved, recently unsealed federal court documents show.

Fox Technology news
Aug 01, 2019

Surreal 'Inception'-style images show warped cities
Inspired by the 2010 sci-fi thriller "Inception," a production company has created a series of incredible warped images of Russian cities.

Fox Technology news
Aug 01, 2019

Robotic cockroach survives being stepped on
We've all tried to kill a cockroach only to watch it scurry away at a super-fast pace.

Fox Technology news
Aug 01, 2019

'Storm Area 51' craze continues as 2M people pledge to raid secret gov't military base
The "Storm Area 51 event" event that went viral last month as people pledged to crash the secret military base in an attempt to "see them aliens" has only grown in scale in recent weeks. More than 2 million Facebook users have said they are going, up from slightly more than 400,000 two weeks ago.

Fox Technology news
Aug 01, 2019

Army refines wargames for multi-domain combat
If land-based precision artillery, maneuvering Air Force fighter jets and Navy destroyers were all able to seamlessly share sensitive targeting information in real-time during high-intensity combat, the Pentagon would be closely approaching its currently-envisioned concept of modern joint multi-domain warfare.

Fox Technology news
Aug 01, 2019

Man smuggles 40,000 fake devices including iPhone, iPads into US
Don't be so sure your Apple product is the real thing.

Fox Technology news
Aug 01, 2019

Republican engineer fired by Google slams tech giant over alleged 'bullying' of conservatives: report
A Republican former engineer at Google claims that he was fired by the tech giant over his conservative beliefs, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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