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U.S. Spy Satellite Launched into Orbit from California

U.S. Spy Satellite Launched into Orbit from California

Sep 26, 2022

A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket on Saturday.

Can You Mine Bitcoin Using Old Computers?

Can You Mine Bitcoin Using Old Computers?

Sep 23, 2022

Wondering whether you can mine bitcoin on your old computer? If so, here is why you can't mine Bitcoin on your computer.

Is Digital Yuan a Good Investment?

Is Digital Yuan a Good Investment?

Sep 23, 2022

Do you want to establish whether investing in the digital Yuan is a good idea. Learn about the investment in digital Yuan and what to consider.

Bitcoin for Personal Wealth Creation — Things to Know

Bitcoin for Personal Wealth Creation — Things to Know

Sep 23, 2022

Are you looking to use Bitcoin for personal wealth creation? Here is what you should know when using Bitcoin for wealth creation.

Can Bitcoin Mining Damage Your Laptop?

Can Bitcoin Mining Damage Your Laptop?

Sep 23, 2022

Wondering whether bitcoin mining can damage your computer? If so, here are the effects bitcoin mining has on your laptop.

Spotify Launches Audiobook Store with Some 300,000 Titles

Spotify Launches Audiobook Store with Some 300,000 Titles

Sep 20, 2022

The expanding audio books market has a major new retailer: Spotify.

What Impact Are Smartphones Having on Online Gambling?

What Impact Are Smartphones Having on Online Gambling?

Sep 16, 2022

Playing casino games without visiting land casinos was unimaginable a few decades ago, but now it's possible to place bets from your smartphone from anywhere in the world.

Grindr Names New CEO, Prepares to Go Public

Grindr Names New CEO, Prepares to Go Public

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 15, 2022

Hookup app Grindr announced a new CEO in advance of the company going public.

Border Patrol Halts Tweets from Agency's West Texas Region

Border Patrol Halts Tweets from Agency's West Texas Region

Sep 12, 2022

U.S. Customs and Border Protection deactivated the agency's Twitter account for the West Texas region after it retweeted posts criticizing Biden's border policies and liked posts that made gay slurs against Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.

Computer Experts Urge Georgia to Replace Voting Machines

Computer Experts Urge Georgia to Replace Voting Machines

By Kate Brumback | Sep 10, 2022

Computer and election security experts urged Georgia election officials to replace the state's touchscreen voting machines, citing "serious threats" posed by an apparent breach of voting equipment.

Apple Maintains Prices on New iPhones Despite Inflation

Apple Maintains Prices on New iPhones Despite Inflation

By Michael Liedtke | Sep 8, 2022

Apple's latest line-up of iPhones will boast better cameras, faster processors, and a longer lasting battery — all at the same prices as last year's models, despite inflationary pressure.

Video Fills in Details on Alleged Ga. Election System Breach

Video Fills in Details on Alleged Ga. Election System Breach

By Kate Brumback | Sep 7, 2022

Security video from an elections office about 200 miles (320 kilometers) southeast of Atlanta offers a glimpse of the lengths Trump's allies went in service of his fraudulent election claims.

Irish Watchdog Fines Instagram 405M Euros in Teen Data Case

Irish Watchdog Fines Instagram 405M Euros in Teen Data Case

Sep 6, 2022

Irish regulators are slapping Instagram with a big fine after an investigation found the social media platform mishandled teenagers' personal information in violation of strict European Union rules.

2nd Web-Hosting Provider Drops Harassment Site Known for Persecuting Trans People

2nd Web-Hosting Provider Drops Harassment Site Known for Persecuting Trans People

Sep 6, 2022

The site, created and operated by Joshua Conner Moon, 29, has been a rallying point for the vicious harassment and doxxing of transgender people, feminists and people of color.

Robot that Stocks Drinks is Newest Thing at the Corner Store

Robot that Stocks Drinks is Newest Thing at the Corner Store

By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 1, 2022

A small robot with a clip-like hand and enough smarts to know which drinks are popular is part of an effort to make convenience stores even more convenient.

Tech Tool Offers Police 'Mass Surveillance on a Budget'

Tech Tool Offers Police 'Mass Surveillance on a Budget'

By Garance Burke and Jason Dearen | Sep 1, 2022

Local law enforcement agencies have been using an obscure cellphone tracking tool, at times without search warrants, that gives them the power to follow people's movements months back in time.

The Importance of Privacy and Security Online

The Importance of Privacy and Security Online

Aug 31, 2022

The rise in the number of smartphone users accessing the Internet leaves more people vulnerable to cyberattacks than ever before.

Venture into the Metaverse on Venice Immersive Island

Venture into the Metaverse on Venice Immersive Island

By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 31, 2022

To experience "Framerate," audiences enter a dark room where they're surrounded by screens that act as "holographic portals" into vast scenes.

California Lawmakers OK Bills Aimed at Social Media Content

California Lawmakers OK Bills Aimed at Social Media Content

By Don Thompson | Aug 31, 2022

A first-of-its kind measure would require social media companies to make public their policies for removing disturbing content and provide details on how and when they remove it.

FTC Accuses Data Broker of Selling Sensitive Location Data

FTC Accuses Data Broker of Selling Sensitive Location Data

By Marcy Gordon | Aug 30, 2022

Federal regulators have sued a data broker they accuse of selling sensitive geolocation data from millions of mobile devices, information that can be used to identify people and track their movements.

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