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Feb 20, 2019

California college student created 'Banana Plug' app to sell drugs: prosecutors
A California college student has been indicted for allegedly creating a phone app through which he sold drugs, officials said.

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Feb 20, 2019

Pentagon points to China, Russia competition in new AI strategy
The President and the Pentagon are signaling that artificial intelligence (AI) is now a major priority for U.S. national security, and competition from China and Russia may be a key motivator.

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Feb 20, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone starts at $2G's
Samsung today announced the nation's most expensive, and possibly most innovative smartphone: the $1,980 (and up) Galaxy Fold, a 4.6-inch smartphone that expands into a 7.3-inch tablet.

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Feb 20, 2019

Pentagon cloud-computing contract sought by Amazon faces new hurdle
A federal judge delayed a lawsuit over a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract Amazon.com Inc. was favored to win so the government could investigate what it said was "new information" on possible conflicts of interest in the procurement process.

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Feb 20, 2019

Microsoft: Russian hackers are trying to infiltrate European think tanks
Microsoft said Wednesday they identified an online campaign by a group affiliated with the Russian military to interfere with European think tanks that have been critical of the Kremlin.

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Feb 20, 2019

Google admits it didn't tell Nest users about built-in mic, but was 'never intended to be secret'
Google is under fire after admitting that Nest users were not told about the existence of a microphone on their devices.

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Feb 20, 2019

Jeff Bezos just taught us all a lesson about phone security
Every text message you send is susceptible to hacking. This also includes the baby photos you send over Facebook Messenger and every weird Snapchat you send to your best buddy.

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Feb 20, 2019

iPhone, iPad, Mac to run the same apps by 2021, report says
App developers targeting Apple's platforms currently need to create at least two versions of their apps.

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Feb 20, 2019

YouTube introduces one-time warning, new strike penalties
YouTube today announced new penalties for creators who violate its Community Guidelines.

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Feb 19, 2019

Do AirPods make you look rich? These millennials think so
Fueled by internet memes, the explosion of expensive-yet-attainable AirPod headphones as the luxury item of the moment for millennials shows no signs of stopping.

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Feb 19, 2019

Navy makes next 2 Ford-class aircraft carriers 'more lethal'
The Navy is making lethality enhancing "modifications" to its next several new Ford-class aircraft carriers, to include integrated "digital shipbuilding" and weapons-oriented adjustments intended to further increase overall aircraft carrier combat effectiveness.

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Feb 19, 2019

Navy makes next two Ford-class aircraft carriers 'more lethal'
The Navy is making lethality enhancing "modifications" to its next several new Ford-class aircraft carriers, to include integrated "digital shipbuilding" and weapons-oriented adjustments intended to further increase overall aircraft carrier combat effectiveness.

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Feb 19, 2019

Amazon sets 'shipment zero' goal for lower emissions
The bigger the scale a company works at, the more of an impact even the smallest change can have.

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Feb 19, 2019

Apple planning a 16-Inch MacBook Pro, report says
As we progress further into 2019, the speculation as to what Apple will do with its device refreshes grows.

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Feb 18, 2019

Intelligence community migrates to cloud technology at lightning speed
The U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) is moving at lightning speed to harness the advantages of migrating its networks to the cloud, enabling faster data consolidation, broader access to time-sensitive information and operationally significant network integration.

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Feb 18, 2019

German lawmaker wants to ban smartphones for kids under the age of 14
Children under the age of 14 should not be allowed to use smartphones because they may be exposed to pornography, according to a German government adviser.

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Feb 18, 2019

Facebook slammed as 'digital gangsters' in UK fake news report
Facebook knowingly broke privacy and competition laws and behaved like "digital gangsters," according to a scathing new report on fake news and misinformation.

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Feb 18, 2019

18,000 Android apps found violating ad tracking rules
Getting online advertisers to stop tracking you over Android may not be as easy it seems.

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Feb 18, 2019

Creepy AI generates endless fake faces
Fake news may soon be supplanted by AI-generated fake visuals, which probably isn't good for digital literacy.

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Feb 18, 2019

Elon Musk-backed machine created, deemed too dangerous for the world
A group of scientists backed by Elon Musk have designed a predictive text machine that is so eerily good its creators are worried about releasing it to the world.

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Feb 18, 2019

Smart TVs and Amazon Alexa gadgets can tell if you're cheating on your partner, scientist claims
Your smart TV or AI-powered speaker can spot when someone is having an affair.

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Feb 17, 2019

Russian trolls blamed for spreading anti-vaccination propaganda
The same Russian social media trolls accused of meddling in the 2016 US election may be to blame for the deadly measles outbreak across Europe last year, according to a new report.

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Feb 17, 2019

China surveillance firm tracking millions of Muslims leaves database exposed, researcher says
A Chinese surveillance firm using facial recognition technology left one of its databases exposed online for months, according to a prominent security researcher.

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Feb 17, 2019

Amazon's New York project foundered on labor organizing, opposition to subsidies
Jeff Bezos and other top Amazon executives gathered in Seattle on Wednesday to decide whether to go ahead with its planned headquarters in New York City.

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Feb 17, 2019

How Amazon's Jeff Bezos and the National Enquirer went to war
Jeff Bezos authorized negotiations that he hoped would lead to a legal settlement with the National Enquirer.

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Feb 17, 2019

8 ways to stop your phone from tracking you
Your phone knows where you are standing or sitting at this moment. Most people know that. How else could you use GPS? While location tracking is essential for directions, it also helps big tech sell you things.

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Feb 17, 2019

Google is trying to keep your password safe from hackers
Massive password breaches are all too common these days. And Google is trying to make it easier to fix compromised passwords with a new tool.

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Feb 16, 2019

Tax prep, Alexa etiquette and more: Tech Q&A
My wife and I always fight about the temperature in the house. I like it at 65-degrees. She wants 74-degrees. Will a smart thermostat save our marriage?

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Feb 16, 2019

Plastic bags may soon be powering your smartphone
Researchers have converted plastic bags into carbon chips for batteries, possibly offering a way to put discarded plastic bags to good use.

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Feb 15, 2019

Unopened vintage 'Super Mario Bros.' video game sells for $100G, setting new world record
An unopened 1985 copy of the iconic "Super Mario Bros." video game has been sold for $100,150.

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Feb 15, 2019

Blockchain could be a game changer for tracking medications
The FDA is soliciting bids for vendors to participate in a Blockchain tracking system to track medication including addictive substances like opioids.

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Feb 15, 2019

Navy to 'live fire' missiles from its USS Zumwalt stealth destroyer
As the Navy commissions its second Zumwalt-class stealthy new destroyer, the service is expanding the strategic scope for the attack vessels and engineering the ships for new weapons, improved sensors and advanced applications of Artificial Intelligence and cloud technologies.

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Feb 15, 2019

Unopened Super Mario Bros. copy from 1985 sells for $100G
Loved playing Super Mario Bros. on your Nintendo Entertainment System back in the day?

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Feb 15, 2019

Lawmaker urges Facebook, Google to stop anti-vaxxer content
A US congressman is pushing Facebook and Google to consider cracking down on anti-vaccination content circulating over their platforms.

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Feb 15, 2019

'Boycott Amazon!' Furious Queens property owner slams tech giant after it nixed New York HQ2
A Long Island City apartment building owner is calling for a nationwide boycott of Amazon and its products after the tech giant pulled out of its plan to build part of its second headquarters in Queens.

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Feb 15, 2019

Amazon blasts Ocasio-Cortez, says 'we don't want to work in this environment in the long term'
The fallout from Amazon's decision to walk away from its planned headquarters in New York is ratcheting up after a company spokesman publicly blasted Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other lawmakers, saying they had made it a hostile environment to do business.

Fox Technology news
Feb 14, 2019

In Florida, another doorbell licker's spotted on camera
In Lake Worth, Florida, a man was recorded late last month on a surveillance video, licking things at the front door. And, strange as this sounds, he wasn't the first.

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Feb 14, 2019

Cuomo slams Ocasio-Cortez, others, as Amazon ditches New York
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo lambasted politicians such as Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others over Amazon's decision to leave New York,. Opponents of the deal with the tech giant had "put their own narrow political interests above their community," he said.

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Feb 14, 2019

Amazon's New York HQ2 cancellation draws fiery responses from lawmakers, tech world
Amazon dropped its grand plans to set up a new headquarters in New York City following a fierce weeks-long debate and pressure from local politicians unhappy about tax promises made to the tech giant.

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Feb 14, 2019

Amazon pulls out of plan to build New York City headquarters
Amazon announced Thursday it was turning back on its plans to build its second headquarters in New York City, a company spokesman said in a statement.

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Feb 14, 2019

Amazon pulls out of plan to build New York City headquarters after backlash
Amazon announced Thursday it was turning back on its plans to build its second headquarters in New York City, a company spokesman said in a statement.

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Feb 14, 2019

Cows are finally getting their own dating app
Just when you thought there were enough dating apps to go around, the newest one will cause you to "moo-ve" heaven and Earth to get a look at it - Tudder. A dating app for cows.

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Feb 14, 2019

Kylie Jenner, other celebs, suddenly lose millions of followers due to weird Instagram bug
Some Instagram users, including celebrities Kylie Jenner and Ariana Grande, have seen their follower counts tumble as the result of a bizarre bug.

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Feb 14, 2019

Apple, Google urged to drop Saudi app that tracks women
Both Apple and Google are facing growing pressure to remove a mobile app that can let Saudi men track and restrict the movements of their wives and daughters.

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Feb 13, 2019

Is it love? Nope. Romance scams proliferate online, now the largest consumer fraud reported, FTC says
The FTC says romance-related scams have surged and generated more losses than any other consumer fraud reported last year.

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Feb 13, 2019

Trump installed room-sized ‘golf simulator' in the White House
President Trump recently had a room-sized "golf simulator" game installed at the White House — a gizmo that will let him play virtual rounds at courses spanning the globe by hitting a ball into a large video screen, The Washington Post reported.

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Feb 13, 2019

Google makes massive $13 billion push into Middle America, plans construction boom
Google is making a huge push into Middle America with a $13 billion investment in data centers and offices across 14 different states.

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Feb 13, 2019

A crucial step for averting artificial intelligence disasters
Artificial intelligence isn't always intelligent enough at the office.

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Feb 13, 2019

Apple ‘to reveal huge news on March 25' - but tipsters say it's not a new gadget
Apple is preparing to make a major announcement next month, according to a new report.

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Feb 13, 2019

Ex-Facebook executive slams Amazon, says there's 'no limit' to Alexa storing and listening to private conversations
The founding president of Facebook suggested that Amazon is a bigger threat to privacy than its Silicon Valley rivals.

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Feb 13, 2019

Pentagon says China, Russia developing satellite-killing lasers
China and Russia are likely building high-powered lasers that can shoot down US satellites, according to a new Pentagon report.

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Feb 13, 2019

Inside the F-35 factory, where stealth begins
Filled with stacks of fuselage panels, engine components and a wide assortment of pipes, electronics and avionics, the spralling F-35 construction facility in Ft. Worth, Texas, resembles a small city filled with engineers, mechanics, electricians and airplanes at various stages of construction.

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Feb 13, 2019

Bill and Melinda Gates reject Ocasio-Cortez's 70 percent tax on wealthy, suggest estate tax hike
Billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates appeared on "The Late Show" and were asked about rhetoric and policy proposals that have been circulating among the American left.

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Feb 13, 2019

Twitter sued by feminist blogger blocked over 'men aren't women' tweet: lawsuit
Social media giant Twitter was being sued by a Canadian blogger who says she was permanently banned from the platform last year for her tweets about transgender people, a lawsuit said Monday.

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Feb 12, 2019

Russia's plan to disconnect from Internet raises Great Firewall fears
Russia is going to temporarily unplug from the internet as part of what the country is calling a planned experiment.

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Feb 12, 2019

Amazon's streamlined packaging wreaks havoc in recycling centers
Amazon, which has disrupted a host of industries and garnered controversy with its facial recognition software, is now causing problems for recycling centers.

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Feb 12, 2019

Tinder, Grindr and other dating apps failed to protect children from sexual exploitation, report says
Several popular dating apps, including Tinder and Grindr, have failed to protect children from being sexually exploited on their platforms, a new report charges.

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Feb 12, 2019

Apple, VA to let veterans access their health records on iPhone
US military veterans will soon be able to access their health records on their iPhones, Apple announced Monday.

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Feb 12, 2019

Bill Gates slams Ocasio-Cortez, says her tax policy is 'missing the picture'
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who has a net worth approaching $100 billion, has slammed tax policies like the one put forth by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying they miss the larger picture and could create tax dodging.

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Feb 12, 2019

Pentagon builds new low-yield nuclear warhead for submarine launch
The Pentagon is pursuing modifications to its existing Trident II D5 submarine-launched, nuclear-armed ballistic missile as part of a broader strategic effort to engineer a new "low-yield" warhead - in alignment with DoD's Nuclear Posture Review (NPR).

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Feb 12, 2019

Bezos' girlfriend shared his texts, photos with friends before Enquirer leak
Jeff Bezos' girlfriend has privately acknowledged that she shared some photos and texts from the Amazon founder with several female friends, adding to the mystery of who leaked salacious material to the National Enquirer.

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Feb 11, 2019

Glenn Greenwald: Amazon one of the world's biggest threats to privacy
After Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos went on the offensive against the National Enquirer and its parent company AMI, saying they threatened to release intimate photos of himself and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, many in the media lauded the billionaire for his stance and his defense of privacy -- but some critics found the situation ironic.

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Feb 11, 2019

Facebook must take 'real action' against disinformation, Mozilla Foundation and 32 civil society groups demand
Facebook needs to stop paying lip service to the fight against disinformation and take more concrete actions.

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Feb 11, 2019

Teens are creating fake identities on Instagram called Finstas. Should we worry?
An emerging trend on Instagram has experts raising a few eyebrows.

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Feb 11, 2019

New AirPods will cost $200, report says
A new generation of AirPods has been hinted at for quite a while now, but a fresh rumor suggests we'll be getting a new version of the wireless earbuds this year, and they'll be much easier to hold on to.

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Feb 11, 2019

Google might be developing smart shoes to warn if you're 'getting fat'
Google is reportedly taking another giant step in its mission to take over people's lives - by developing "smart" shoes that can warn the wearer if they are getting fat.

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Feb 11, 2019

Pentagon to send up-gunned, drone-killing Strykers to Europe to deter Russia
The U.S. Army is arming its Stryker vehicle with attack drones, lasers, up-gunned cannons and anti-aircraft missiles in anticipation of scheduled 2020 Stryker-unit deployments to Europe -- intended to fortify a broader and much-discussed strategy to counter Russian "aggression" in the region.

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Feb 11, 2019

Russia is going to 'disconnect' from the internet
While Russia has deftly used the internet to advance its own interests, it is apparently concerned about other countries deploying its own tactics, so it is preparing to "disconnect" from the internet, ZDNet reports.

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Feb 11, 2019

OkCupid denies data breach as users complain of account hacks
Dating sites have joined the growing list of places — banks, credit card companies and hospitals — targeted by hackers.

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Feb 11, 2019

Is Skynet a reality? As Trump signs executive order on artificial intelligence, tech giants warn of danger
As President Trump gets set to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritize research and development in artificial intelligence, tech giants such as Google, Microsoft and others are warning about the risks AI may hold.

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Feb 11, 2019

Army's next rifle to be the iPhone of lethality, officials say
The Army is looking to Silicon Valley, specifically the success of Apple's iPhone, to inspire some of its next-generation weaponry.

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Feb 11, 2019

Trump to call for investment in artificial intelligence
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritize research and development in the field of artificial intelligence.

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Feb 10, 2019

Apple warns app developers to stop snooping on users
Apple just gave an ultimatum to app developers: Quit snooping on our customers or get kicked off the iPhone.

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Feb 10, 2019

Classic American typewriters survive the computer age as nostalgia keeps them alive and clickin'
Typewriters have survived the computer age and are thriving thrive among pockets of new customers.

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Feb 10, 2019

7 ways to stop robocalls now
"Hello! Please don't hang up… did you know that you could save a bundle on…? This is a robocall, another automated telemarketer. Nowadays, robocalls make up 50 percent of all phone calls made. Robocallers, according to one source, spammed us with 26.3 billion calls in 2018.

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Feb 09, 2019

FBI warns on pet adoption scams, offers tips on 'building a digital defense'
The FBI has issued a warning on pet adoption scams along with ways to avoid getting duped.

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Feb 09, 2019

Kindle Fire tricks, giving the slip to Google and more: Tech Q&A
I go places with the guys that I don't want my wife to know. I heard that Google still tracks you even if you turn off location services - and this means my wife knows. Is there anything I can do?

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Feb 08, 2019

Marines 3D-print amazing concrete bridge
Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif. have successfully 3D-printed a reinforced concrete bridge.

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Feb 08, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez cheers as Amazon reportedly reconsiders NY HQ after fierce opposition
Amazon is reconsidering opening part of its second headquarters in New York after fierce opposition from lawmakers, according to a new report.

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Feb 08, 2019

Amazon reconsidering NY HQ after fierce opposition: report
Amazon is reconsidering opening part of its second headquarters in New York after fierce opposition from lawmakers, according to a new report.

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Feb 08, 2019

Navy captain describes how surface attack drones will impact maritime warfare
U.S. Navy captain describes the impact that surface attack drones will have on maritime warfare.

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Feb 08, 2019

Safari drops 'do not track' support as it allows users to be tracked
Apple has decided to remove the "Do Not Track" feature from its Safari web browser, a move which many will initially view as a negative, but actually there's a very good security reason for it.

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Feb 08, 2019

Amazon: We support facial-recognition tech regulations
Amazon has joined the call to regulate facial-recognition technology—to a point.

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Feb 08, 2019

US Senators demand probe of foreign VPNs over spying risk
VPNs are intended to guard your privacy online, but are they also a spying threat?

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Feb 08, 2019

Jeff Bezos scandal: National Enquirer says it 'acted lawfully,' but probes 'blackmail' claim
The National Enquirer's parent company said it would launch a probe into the "blackmail attempts" Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos accused it of in a scathing blog post. Bezos, who is being both praised and panned for the post, wrote the supermarket tabloid threatened to publish "intimate photos" of him, including a "below the belt selfie," if he did not end an investigation into the company and its alleged political ties.

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Feb 08, 2019

Jeff Bezos' investigator believes ‘government entity' may have obtained texts: WashPo reporter
A security consultant for Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos believes the CEO's lurid intimate photos may have been acquired by a "government entity," a reporter at the paper said Thursday.

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Feb 07, 2019

Jeff Bezos: National Enquirer's parent company threatened to publish 'intimate photos of me'
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the National Enquirer is threatening to publish revealing photographs of him unless his private investigators back off the tabloid.

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Feb 07, 2019

Jeff Bezos: National Enquirer's parent company threatened to publish lurid selfies, other 'intimate photos of me'
Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos wrote a scathing letter to American Media Inc. (AMI), the parent company of the National Enquirer, on Thursday, accusing the tabloid of threatening to publish "intimate photos" of him, including a "below the belt selfie," and potentially compromising photos of his reported girlfriend, former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez, if he did not end an investigation into the company and its alleged political ties.

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Feb 07, 2019

Twitter sees monthly users plunge, will stop reporting the number
Twitter's monthly user base slipped 9 million year-over-year, according to the company's fiscal fourth-quarter results, which were released Thursday.

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Feb 07, 2019

Apple releases update to prevent FaceTime spying
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a software flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using FaceTime.

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Feb 07, 2019

WATCH: Hunters claim 'Bigfoot' sighting in Utah mountains
It's been a while since we've "heard" from the legendary creature known as Bigfoot. Now, a new video has surfaced that purportedly shows the mythical creature roaming the mountains of Utah.

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Feb 07, 2019

Lost city in South Africa revealed in stunning digital images
Experts have created a stunning digital reconstruction of a centuries-old lost city discovered in South Africa.

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Feb 07, 2019

Facebook slammed by Germany as watchdog slaps data use restrictions on the social network
Authorities in Germany have ruled that Facebook should not be allowed to use customer data from other apps and websites to help target advertisements shown on their Facebook pages without their explicit consent.

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Feb 07, 2019

Popular iPhone apps are secretly recording your screen without permission: report
Several major companies are secretly recording your every move on their iPhone apps without your permission or even your knowledge, a new investigation has found.

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Feb 07, 2019

'Fortnite' is killing the rest of the video game industry
It was "game over" for video gaming stocks on Wednesday after two of the biggest industry names reported weak quarterly guidance in the face of intense competition from "free-to-play" games like "Fortnite."

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Feb 07, 2019

Army soldiers use 'Macbook'-sized tablet to operate multiple small drones
The Army is refining new small drone combat tactics to accommodate emerging technologies such as AI-enabled command and control, higher resolution sensors, faster computer processing, multi-drone control "tablets" and streamlined multi-drone interoperability.

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Feb 06, 2019

Kayleigh McEnany says Instagram removed her Elizabeth Warren post for 'harassment or bullying'
The national spokesperson of the GOP claims Instagram banned her access from the social media site after she posted a photo of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's registration form for the Texas Bar — in which she identified as a Native American — and said it was harassment.

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Feb 06, 2019

NYPD to Google: Stop revealing the location of police checkpoints
The NYPD is calling on Google to yank a feature from its Waze traffic app that tips off drivers to police checkpoints — warning it could be considered "criminal conduct," according to a report on Wednesday.

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Feb 06, 2019

Russia will send fighter jets to patrol North Pole, report says
Moscow is planning to send fighter jets to patrol the North Pole, according to a Russian news report.

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Feb 06, 2019

Telemedicine's challenge: Getting patients to click the app
Walmart workers can now see a doctor for only $4. The catch? It has to be a virtual visit.

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