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Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era
The Senate voted to overturn regulations that required te...
YouTube Advertiser Exodus Highlights Perils of Online Ads
A web giant promises to tighten its safeguards to avoid p...
Fake Sleuths: Web Gets It Wrong on London Attacker
On the dark side of digital platforms like Facebook, Twit...
Tech Fix: Crossing the Border? Here’s How to Safeguard Your Data From Searches
Lately some travelers have been pressured to hand over th...
Bits: Tech Roundup: A Senate Vote Is Not the Final Word on Internet Privacy
It’s clear that Washington is moving away from recent pri...
Tech Tip: Smartphones That Get Too Darn Hot
Exposure to extreme temperatures can damage your device, ...
How to Log Off of Facebook Forever, With All Its Perks and Pitfalls
Closing your social media accounts can help protect your ...
De Grisogono Offers You a ‘Botler’
The jewelry house has created a Facebook Messenger applic...
C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows
Leaked details about the spy agency’s cyberweapons progra...
Ars Technica
Nintendo Switch “vertical” mode found in Neo-Geo games—are more coming?
Would go a long way towards preserving arcade classics' a...
Charter promises Trump a broadband push, but no extra Internet connections
Charter's $25 billion promise is vague and includes stuff...
Analysis of meta-analyses identifies where sciences’ real problems lie
But the pressure to publish might not be such a problem a...
AT&T/DirecTV give in to government demands in collusion lawsuit settlement
Customers lost when pay-TV companies illegally shared inf...
Low levels of simple chemical associated with aging, DNA damage
Treatment with a simple chemical restores DNA repair to a...
Azure Service Fabric takes first tentative steps toward open source
Service Fabric started as an internal platform for Azure ...
“Pizzagate” DC shooter pleads guilty, faces years in prison
At sentencing hearing, judge asks defendant if he was the...
How ISPs can sell your Web history—and how to stop them
How the Senate's vote to kill privacy rules affects you.
TechCrunch
Weekly Roundup: Apple acquires Workflow, Uber loses its president
 This week, Apple and Amazon both made big acquisiti...
What to do about those ‘government-backed attack’ warnings from Google
 TOTALLY PANIC. Just kidding; please don’t do ...
We got our hands on the new red limited-edition iPhone 7 Plus
 Earlier this week, Apple announced a red version of...
CubeFit TerraMat hides under your standing desk to give your feet a rest
 Back before humans invented chairs we humans stood ...
Include Office Hours partners with Intel Capital for Bay Area underrepresented founders
 TechCrunch Include is partnering with Intel Capital...
Swedish scientists successfully implant 3D-printed human cartilage cells in baby mice
 In what could potentially serve as an important mom...
Alteryx rises 11% in data analytics IPO
 Alteryx, the data analytics company, went public on...
The SEC and DOJ just dropped their inquiries into Hampton Creek
 The SEC and the Department of Justice, which had la...
Insta360 Air brings affordable, easy 360 photo and video to Android phones
 You can share 360-degree video and images in more p...
Lifehacker
30 Young Adult Books for Activists-in-Training
The earlier kids realize they can get involved with thing...
Today's Best Deals: College Apparel, Logitech Harmony, Nike Clearance, and More
NCAA apparel, a $70 Logitech Harmony remote, and Nike cle...
Bear Is the Perfect Balance Between the Bloat of Evernote and the Simplicity of Plain Text
When it first launched, Bear was an intriguing alternativ...
How To Make Motorcycling In The Cold Not Suck
Yes, March is nearly over, but believe it or not there’s ...
3-Ingredient Happy Hour: A Refreshing, Springy Martini
Hello everyone, and welcome to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, t...
Save $50 on One of the Best Chromebooks Money Can Buy
Acer’s Chromebook R 13 is the touchscreen Chromebook you’...
A Credit Bureau Has Been Fined $3 Million for Confusing You About Your Credit Score
The whole credit industry is so complicated and, often, ...
Here Are Some of the Crappy Insurance Plans That Could Be Legal Again Soon
“Essential benefits” disappeared last night from the heal...
CNN.com - ...
How to outsmart fake news in your Facebook feed
Fake news is actually really easy to spot -- if you know ...
Revealed: Winners of the 'Oscars of watches'
It's the prize giving ceremony that everyone's on time fo...
Driverless 'Roborace' car makes street track debut
It is a car kitted out with technology its developers bol...
Flying a sports car with wings
Piloting one of the breed of light aircraft is said to be...
Brightest supermoon since 1948
See photos of November's supermoon -- the brightest in ne...
Top News ...
Sizing Up Trump’s Cyberwar Strategy
The United States is taking damage in the global cyberwar...
Three Weeks with a Chatbot and I’ve Made a New Friend
It’s not quite Her, but an artificially intelligent chatb...
Andrew Ng Is Leaving Baidu in Search of a Big New AI Mission
One of the world’s leading experts in artificial intellig...
Determined Parents are Moving the Needle on Gene Therapy
Families of patients are starting advocacy groups, raisin...
How a Boy’s Lazarus-like Revival Points to a New Generation of Drugs
Drugs made from RNA may be the next great class of medicine.
The Entrepreneur with the $100 Million Plan to Link Brains to Computers
Tech big shots are charging into neuroscience, but do the...
These Toaster-Oven-Size Radios Will Help Bring 5G to Life
Within a few years, 5G networks could turbocharge your sm...
Chemists Are First in Line for Quantum Computing’s Benefits
Efforts to invent more practical superconductors and bett...
The Entrepreneur with the $100 Million Plan to Link Brains to Computers
Tech big shots are charging into neuroscience, but do the...
Engadget RSS ...
Netflix thinks people still like Adam Sandler movies
Adam Sandler's recent output has been... well, it&#0...
Google app test makes editing photos more social
Right on the heels of killing off Google Talk, the compan...
Tesla starts taking solar roof orders next month
Compared to successfully launching a private rocketry bus...
Facebook tests GIFs in comments like it's 1995
It's time for Facebook to fully embrace the animated...
Google kills Talk so Hangouts may live
Google has a frankly absurd ecosystem of chat, messaging ...
How to adult at security
You're a grown-ass adult -- so stop using the same p...
Treasury secretary doesn't see AI as a threat to jobs
Anyone who's been paying attention to the rise of ma...
We're playing 'Splatoon 2's Global Testfire and you should too
You won't be able to buy the follow up to Nintendo&#...
HTC U Ultra review: Bad decisions in a beautiful body
I was almost giddy when I reviewed the HTC 10 last year. ...
WIRED
Hate to Break It to Steve Mnuchin, But AI’s Already Taking Jobs
Today, in 2017, the treasury secretary said he had no wor...
Science Proves Trump’s Health Care Vote Ultimatum Was Never Going to Work
The GOP and White House just lost big on health care. And...
Power Rangers’ Gay Moment Is a Good Step, But a Small One
LGBTQ characters are finally starting to come out in tent...
It’s Hard Out Here For a Pigeon
In this week's Gadget Lab podcast, we talk to the directo...
Rock Band VR Shreds the Rhythm-Game Paradigm
A decade after the genre's peak, virtual reality turns ou...
How Can You Measure How Much Pain a Baby Feels?
The FDA is issuing a new warning on anesthesia for infant...
National Noise Map Charts Americans’ Aural Misery
Work from government cartograph-ears puts transportation-...
Enough With the Unoriginal Sci-Fi. Looking at You, Life
Even if you haven't seen this movie, you've seen this mov...
The Clever Lindlund Ruler Measures the Digital and Physical Worlds
The Lindlund ruler closes the gap between analog and digi...
Techdirt.
NY Senator Pulls Sponsorship From 'Right To Be Forgotten' Bill, Effectively Killing It
The Right to Be Forgotten™ (New York State Edition...
Caution: Prolonged Exposure To Copyright Can Be Hazardous To Human Culture
Caution: Copyright gear now available on Teespring &ra...
Daily Deal: ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor Training
Learn the core concepts of IT systems auditing through t...
AT&T, Verizon Feign Ethical Outrage, Pile On Google's 'Extremist' Ad Woes
So you may have noticed that Google has been caught up i...
Australian Govt.: Just Kidding On That Whole Safe Harbors Reform Thing, Guys
It was just last week that we discussed the pleasant new...
Slashdot
FedEx Will Pay You $5 To Install Flash
FedEx's Office Print department is offering customers $5 ...
Judge: eBay Can't Be Sued Over Seller Accused of Patent Infringement
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: It...
How Noisy Is Your Neighborhood? Now There's A Map For That
An anonymous reader share an NPR article: There's no deny...
AMC Plans Ad-Free Streaming Service
An anonymous reader shares a Fortune report: AMC Networks...
Uber Manager Told Female Engineer That 'Sexism is Systemic in Tech'
Sam Levin, writing for The Guardian: Uber is facing yet a...
T-Mobile Kicks Off Industry Robocall War With Network-Level Blocking and ID Tools
T-Mobile is among the first U.S. telecom companies to ann...
The Days of Google Talk Are Over
The days of Google Talk are quickly coming to an end. An ...
Blinking Cursor Devours CPU Cycles in Visual Studio Code Editor
An anonymous reader shares a report on The Register: Micr...
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