Tech

Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over…

A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat…

Robots that can weld and bolt are being developed for construction sites

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Says Asteroid Mining is the…

The nation of Luxembourg has decided to begin investing in the future of space mining. Tony Spitz ha the details.

DOJ Reportedly Launched Antitrust Investigation…

Verizon and AT&T dominate the industry with around 70 percent of U.S. wireless subscriptions. A new technology might have threatened that.

Icelandic fugitive in bitcoin heist arrested in Amsterdam

Police in Amsterdam have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies

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Cops Try Unlocking Phone With Dead Man's Finger

Florida police have raised eyebrows by showing up at a funeral home and trying to use a dead man's finger to access his phone, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Victoria Armstrong was at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home in Clearwater when two detectives showed up and held the hands of her...

Collusion Accusations Hit Telecom's 2 Biggest…

The word "collusion" is being bandied about again, but this time it involves the world of telecommunications, not DC . Verizon, AT&T, and standards group GSMA tell the AP the Justice Department has opened up an antitrust probe to see if they worked together to make it more difficult for consumers...

Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

Russia's communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a dispute over a banned messaging app intensifies

UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's…

A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism."

Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica…

Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users

UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children

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