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7 tax scams to watch out for this year
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:00:28 -0400
7 tax scams to watch out for this yearIn case wringing your hands over the tax man weren’t enough, criminals are out there trying to swipe your hard-earned cash and personal information from right under your nose.
Avowed Apple Fan Jeb Bush Realizes His Apple Watch Can Take Phone Calls
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 18:22:19 -0500
Avowed Apple Fan Jeb Bush Realizes His Apple Watch Can Take Phone CallsJeb Bush's love of Apple products has been widely documented, and the Republican presidential candidate continues to wear his Apple Watch on the campaign trail. Yesterday, in a meeting with The Des Moines Register editorial board documented by USA Today, Bush stumbled upon a feature he didn’t realize his smartwatch was capable of: taking phone calls. Somehow Bush managed to take a call without picking up his iPhone, and the sound of a person’s voice saying hello breaks through the meeting noise, to which Bush responds, “My watch can’t be talking.”
Social media welcomes Pope Francis to the United States
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 19:29:52 -0400
Social media welcomes Pope Francis to the United StatesPope Francis gets the social media treatment upon arriving in the U.S. Tuesday. As Pope Francis’s flight touched down in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Twitter unveiled a new batch of emojis created for the highly anticipated papal visit. Until his departure from the United States on Sunday, Twitter users chronicling the Catholic leader’s East Coast journey will be able to include a cartoon image of the Pope’s face in front of the American flag on all Pope-related tweets by using the hashtag #PopeinUS.
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Cut the cord and one cool savings trick
Sat, 25 May 2019 09:21:50 -0400
Streamers give paid subscribers 30 days to watch even if you cancel on the first day. Cord cutting expert recommends doing just that and bingeing away
First American Financial exposed data in millions of mortgage documents, report says
Sat, 25 May 2019 07:17:35 -0400
An estimated 885 million digitized documents from mortgage deals dating back to 2003 have been exposed by First American Financial Corp, a report says.
Why it's a good day to change your password
Fri, 24 May 2019 19:15:16 -0400
Protect yourself and go two-factor, and update your password.
These free mobile video games on Android and iOS can add to Memorial Day weekend fun
Sat, 25 May 2019 09:58:42 -0400
Columnist Marc Saltzman suggests some mobile games you can use to pass the time at home or on a trip this Memorial Day holiday weekend.
At Collision conference, Facebook and the rest of tech gets taken to task once again
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:26:09 -0400
Facebook gets more heat as conference speakers take it to task for its vast influence and inability to address such persistent problems as fake users.
Dolby wants you to experience music in a new way
Thu, 23 May 2019 11:11:43 -0400
Dolby's high-end audio is popular with movies and TV shows. The company looks to bring it to streaming and re-imagine classic and new recordings.
Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us
Wed, 22 May 2019 13:09:12 -0400
Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved.
Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement
Thu, 23 May 2019 08:27:42 -0400
Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.
Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on
Wed, 22 May 2019 18:16:09 -0400
Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?
T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears FCC hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan?
Tue, 21 May 2019 18:00:50 -0400
The pending $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared a major regulatory hurdle when the FCC gave its blessing. Will consumers embrace the union too?
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Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:18:56 -0500
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Fri, 8 Mar 2019 13:30:57 -0500
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Apple to host WWDC developers event with first peek at new iOS on June 3
Thu, 23 May 2019 14:14:21 -0400
Apple will host its Worldwide Developers Conference, where it typically shares the first details of the next iOS update, on June 3 in San Jose.
Fri, 10 May 2019 11:38:02 -0400
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Postal Service to test autonomous semi trucks for hauling mail across state lines
Wed, 22 May 2019 10:26:13 -0400
The U.S. Postal Service this month will experiment with self-driving semi-trucks transporting mail between distribution centers in Phoenix and Dallas.
Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers
Tue, 21 May 2019 13:37:51 -0400
Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.
Graduate attempts a backflip on stage before receiving his diploma and fails
Tue, 21 May 2019 13:42:58 -0400
A college student attempted a backflip on stage during his graduation ceremony. He ended up falling on his neck.
'Game of Thrones' is over, and some viewers are ready to cancel HBO. Here's how to do it
Tue, 21 May 2019 08:10:47 -0400
With 'Game of Thrones' over, some viewers are ready to cancel their subscription to HBO. Here's how to do it.
Microsoft and Sony team up for video games in the cloud, but what's it mean for gamers?
Sun, 19 May 2019 13:43:44 -0400
Microsoft and Sony battle it out console video game dominance. But they are teaming up to make cloud gaming services as good as video streaming.
Tue, 21 May 2019 16:30:16 -0400
Don't rule out those budget-friendly options just yet...
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Four times more data breaches logged in UK
Sat, 25 May 2019 02:36:00 GMT
No companies have been fined in the first year of tough new data laws, despite a sharp rise in breaches.
Mona Lisa 'brought to life' with deepfake AI
Fri, 24 May 2019 11:25:28 GMT
Samsung makes a moving Mona Lisa from a single photo using AI technology.
Google thwarts Baltimore ransomware fightback
Fri, 24 May 2019 10:18:46 GMT
City set up GMail accounts to thwart hackers but Google suspended them, fearing spammers were at work.
Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled
Thu, 23 May 2019 19:06:33 GMT
Mark Zuckerberg hits back at calls to break up Facebook, as it reveals it removed a record number of hateful posts.
SpaceX puts up 60 internet satellites
Fri, 24 May 2019 04:44:22 GMT
The California firm launches the first spacecraft in its multi-billion-dollar broadband project.
Trump says Huawei could be part of trade deal
Fri, 24 May 2019 01:51:12 GMT
Huawei could feature in a US-China trade pact despite being "very dangerous", says the US president.
Nintendo removes mobile games in Belgium
Thu, 23 May 2019 11:11:34 GMT
The two titles break local gambling laws that prohibit giving players random rewards in "loot boxes".
Huawei: China warns of investment blow to UK over 5G ban
Thu, 23 May 2019 15:04:11 GMT
A top Chinese diplomat tells the BBC there could be "substantial" repercussions if the UK bars Huawei.
Google's Ad Exchange faces privacy probe by Irish regulator
Wed, 22 May 2019 17:35:42 GMT
The Irish Data Protection Commission will look into whether Google's Ad Exchange system is GDPR-compliant.
Amazon heads off facial recognition rebellion
Wed, 22 May 2019 17:44:51 GMT
A group of investors had sought to stop the firm providing its Rekognition system to police.
Is the voice assistant on your phone sexist?
Sat, 25 May 2019 23:02:38 GMT
BBC's Megha Mohan finds out why voice assistant technologies often have female voices.
Texting while crossing road may be banned, and other news
Fri, 24 May 2019 10:45:33 GMT
BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some the week's best technology stories.
Lift off for SpaceX rocket carrying 60 satellites
Fri, 24 May 2019 06:52:38 GMT
A Falcon-9 rocket launches from Florida, packed with 60 satellites capable of giving users on the ground high-speed connections to the internet.
If a house was designed by machine, how would it look?
Tue, 21 May 2019 23:30:20 GMT
This house was designed using algorithms and machines. They chose complex, organic-looking forms.
Driverless cars: Cambridge University model cars 'talk' to avoid jams
Tue, 21 May 2019 17:14:47 GMT
Researchers say it shows driverless cars working together could improve traffic flow by at least 35%.
Playing Tetris by committee with multiple players
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:01:54 GMT
How a revamped Nintendo controller allows eight people to control a game simultaneously.
Five tech trends shaping the beauty industry
Thu, 23 May 2019 23:08:59 GMT
Five tech trends shaping the beauty industry
Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa?
Thu, 23 May 2019 23:20:39 GMT
Critics say the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised during elections on the continent.
How computing's first 'killer app' changed everything
Tue, 21 May 2019 23:22:35 GMT
Technology reshapes the workplace in much subtler ways than simply robots stealing jobs.
Huawei's Android loss: How it affects you
Mon, 20 May 2019 12:19:19 GMT
Google's move to end business ties with Huawei will affect current devices and future purchases.
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