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Highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networksIn the United States, it affected companies such as the drugmaker Merck and Mondelez International
  • Technology
  • 14 hours, 14 minutes ago
Technology

Facebook has 2B users, less ‘hate speech’

Facebook has 2B users, less ‘hate speech’CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the new marker was reached early Tuesday
  • Technology
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Technology

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren departs

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren departsPandora, under intensifying pressure from Spotify and Apple Music, says that CEO Tim Westergren has stepped down
  • Technology
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Nation

Facebook deletes 66K posts weekly in anti-hate campaign

Facebook now deleting 66K posts a week in anti-hate campaignFacebook defines hate speech as attacks on people based on race, sexual orientation, other “protected characteristics”
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Business

Nintendo powers up with SNES classic edition

Nintendo powers up with SNES classic editionNintendo will launch the console on Sept. 29 with 21 pre-installed classic games
  • Business
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Technology

Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell adsThe company’s software will rely on other signals to determine which ads are most likely to appeal to its users
  • Technology
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Technology

Facebook wants to nudge you into ‘meaningful’ groups

Facebook wants to nudge you into ‘meaningful’ online groupsAt Facebook, mere “sharing” is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing
  • Technology
  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Technology

Google teams with rivals to ease job searches
Google now lists jobs in a box above traditional web search results

Google teams with rivals to ease job searchesGoogle now lists jobs in a box above traditional web search results
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Technology

Big names descend on White House for technology summit

Big names descend on White House for technology summitMany of the leading lights in the industry turned out for the first major meeting of the American Technology Council
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Technology

Vote would ban smartphones for kids in Colo.

Ballot language approved for age limits on smartphone sales in Colo.Colorado has approved the language of a ballot proposal that would limit the purchase of smartphones for children.
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Detroit

Container bridges Detroit neighborhood, Mexico

Container bridges Detroit neighborhood, MexicoInteractive display allows Grandmont Rosedale residents to talk with Mexican residents
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Autos

Software locks your phone while behind the wheel

Software locks your phone while behind the wheelTech startup has a cure for distracted driving
  • Autos
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
World

Isolation by the West fuels a tech startup boom in Iran

Isolation by the West fuels a tech startup boom in IranThe Islamic Republic remains in many ways cut off economically from the rest of the world.
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Technology

New iPhone said to lack tech to match rivals’ speed

New iPhone said to lack tech to match rivals’ speedApple’s newest iPhone to go on sale later this year could potentially lag behind download speed of rivals
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Technology

Apple CEO Cook warns of social media perils

Apple CEO Cook warns of social media perilsSocial media can divide society, Apple’s chief tells MIT graduates
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Business

Verizon to ditch 2,100 jobs in Yahoo purchase

Verizon to ditch 2,100 jobs in Yahoo purchaseYahoo shareholders on Thursday approved $4.5 billion sale of its key businesses in a deal expected to close by Tuesday
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Mobility

Waze unveils carpool app where riders chip in for gas

Waze unveils carpool app where riders chip in for gasUnlike Uber and Lyft, which take a commission from each ride, Waze Carpool operates more like an old-school carpool
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Technology

Google to teach kids about online safety, etiquette

Google to teach school kids about online safety, etiquetteGoogle will teach pre-teen children how to protect themselves from scams, predators and other trouble
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Technology

Apple HomePod joins smart speaker fray

Apple HomePod joins smart speaker frayThe speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the U.S.
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Technology

Google’s Chrome browser to block some ads

Google’s Chrome browser to block some ads starting next yearWebsites that run annoying ads such as pop-ups may find all ads blocked by Google’s Chrome browser starting next year
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Mich. in bidding for 5K jobs from iPhone builder

Howes: Michigan in bidding for 5K jobs from iPhone builderGov. Snyder, Mayor Duggan seeking to land big development prospect, with hope of getting ‘Good Jobs’ bill to close deal
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Technology

Nest security camera utilizes Google facial recognition

Nest security camera utilizes Google facial recognitionThe Nest Cam IQ will be Nest’s first device to draw upon the human-like skills Google has programmed into its computers
  • Technology
  • 4 weeks ago
Technology

3 devices that make it safe to use phone while driving

3 devices that make it safe to use phone while drivingThese phone mounts can be moved from car to car
  • Technology
  • 1 month ago
Technology

Microsoft Surface gets battery boost, better angles

Microsoft Surface gets battery boost, better viewing anglesMicrosoft is refreshing its Surface Pro tablet with longer battery life and faster processors
  • Technology
  • 1 month ago
Nation

Cybersecurity experts try to prevent future attacks

Cybersecurity experts try to prevent future attacksSmaller hospitals at risk of cyberattacks
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Technology

Frenchmen claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers
The researchers said that the tools are not perfect and work only if the infected computers have not been rebooted

Frenchmen claim cure for WannaCry-infected computersThe researchers said that the tools are not perfect and work only if the infected computers have not been rebooted
  • Technology
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Technology

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration ruleThe ruling is a win for model aircraft enthusiasts who complained that the registration requirement was too burdensome
  • Technology
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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