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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.
Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:48:46 -0400
Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial SlurThe daughter's name is Nicarri.
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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Long-distance relationships are hard. Touch bracelets, hugging shirts try to make it easier
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:41:15 -0400
In long-distance relationships, you may need an assist to keep the love alive. Bond Touch bracelets, Friendship Lamps and hugging shirts may help.
Verizon has the fastest and best mobile network, study shows
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:19:01 -0400
Verizon wears crown for having fastest and most reliable mobile network, a study shows. Meanwhile, Verizon delivered the fastest downloads in Dayton.
With World Emoji Day upon us, Apple, Google show off emojis coming soon to their devices
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:36:33 -0400
For World Emoji Day, Apple and Google shared some of the emojis coming to devices later this year, which include emoji for people with disabilities.
Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:02:22 -0400
The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.
This Audible sale is actually one of the best Prime Day deals
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:47:56 -0400
Audible, Amazon's audiobook subscription service, is available for new (and former) users for a crazy good price thanks to Prime Day.
Audible will let you 'read' an audiobook while you listen
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:54:37 -0400
Audible, the largest producer of spoken content, is launching a Captions feature that will let read-along to engage your ears, eyes and minds.
Facebook is staring down a record-setting $5 billion fine
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:00:14 -0400
The fine, which is massive by any yardstick, still represents less than one month's revenue for the social media titan.
Amazon Prime Day 2019: Here's the best deals for video gamers
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:32:57 -0400
Tech columnist Marc Saltzman breaks down some of the best Amazon Prime Day deals for video gamers including headphones, Oculus VR and a Dell laptop.
How much is your data worth to tech companies? Turns out, it's hard to say
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 11:36:48 -0400
A proposed bill would force tech companies to tell users how much their data is worth.
YouTube just made it easier to quit your job
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:55:10 -0400
New tools offered let fans "tip" you & sell merch. In crowded video field, creators don't need worry about views, there are other ways to make $$$.
iPhone 11: What to expect and why waiting may be your best option
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:20:27 -0400
There are already hints the 2019 iPhone upgrade cycle will be comparatively modest, with far more impactful changes, including 5G, coming in 2020.
Whitney Houston died in 2012, but her hologram is going on tour next year
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 14:57:55 -0400
BASE Hologram will soon bringing Whitney Houston's electric performances back to the stage. The tour is expected to launch in 2020.
Listen to the Talking Tech podcast
Fri, 8 Mar 2019 13:30:57 -0500
Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.
On YouTube or Instagram? Here's what it takes to make money as social media 'influencer'
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:14:31 -0400
You could turn the time you spend on YouTube and Facebook into real money. ViralNation spells out how much you could make.
How you can see which companies found you on Facebook
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:57:34 -0400
Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.
Why robocalls will be 'shaken' and 'stirred' with new mandatory caller verification
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:13:22 -0400
The FCC is hosting a Robocall Summit to discuss phone carriers implementing SHAKEN/STIR, a caller verification system coming at the end of this year.
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Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:18:56 -0500
Like talking tech? Us, too. Sign up for Jefferson Graham's Talking Tech newsletter.
Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:20:18 -0400
The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.
Uber too hot? Driver too chatty? Now you can fix that with Uber Comfort
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 13:03:26 -0400
Here's one way to avoid an Uber driver that's too chatty.
Why Tesla 'has a problem appealing to women': Electric cars, Elon Musk may be off-putting
Mon, 8 Jul 2019 13:24:32 -0400
In the first quarter, 69% of Tesla vehicles were registered by men and 31% by women, compared with Lexus' 51-49, Acura's 54-46 and Lincoln's 56-44.
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'Cordless' Dyson fan advert falls foul of watchdog
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:06:20 GMT
The UK Advertising Standards Authority bans a Dyson ad for implying fan is cordless.
Bianca Devins murder images flood Instagram
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:54:59 GMT
Instagram is struggling to remove graphic images of the body of a 17-year-old girl.
Juventus to be called Piemonte Calcio in Fifa after PES deal
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:57:45 GMT
Fifa 20 will be the first game in 25 years not to feature the licence for Serie A champions Juventus.
Daily Stormer founder 'should pay $14m' in damages, judge says
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:41:09 GMT
A magistrate recommends Andrew Anglin recompense a Jewish woman over his harassment campaign.
Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:48:37 GMT
President Trump tweets he will look into allegations made by the tech billionaire Peter Thiel.
Disability emojis: Guide dog and wheelchair user made available
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:05:52 GMT
The Emojis have been released by Apple to represent disabled people better.
AI solves Rubik's Cube in one second
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:18:04 GMT
An AI system teaches itself to solve the Rubik's Cube more quickly than any human.
Facebook scam-busting service goes live
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:36:09 GMT
New tools to fight online scams are launched after a legal action by TV personality Martin Lewis.
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:10:05 GMT
The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted.
Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:49:01 GMT
More than a million people RSVP to an event calling for people to break into the Nevada base.
Virgin Media probes why it blocked giant Gif site Imgur
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:27:14 GMT
The broadband provider had warned viewing some of Imgur's content could be a criminal offence.
Monsters and power-ups in new go-kart experience
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:46:07 GMT
Drivers can score points by shooting virtual monsters while racing each other.
Politics of automation: Factory workers and robots
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:47:56 GMT
Humans and robots working together in a factory may excite some tech geeks, but worry others who fear job losses.
Esports: Trying to make millions through video gaming
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:01:36 GMT
Top stars of esports, or competitive video gaming, can earn millions of dollars a year without breaking a sweat.
Reef rescue: Could this robot help save corals?
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:55:39 GMT
The submersible robot delivers baby corals to damaged areas allowing reefs to regenerate.
Rory Cellan-Jones: 'My proton beam therapy diary'
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:41:16 GMT
Rory Cellan-Jones kept a video diary of the proton beam therapy he received for his eye tumour.
The jumping space robot SpaceBok and other news
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 10:18:42 GMT
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the week's best technology news stories.
'My son spent £3,160 in one game'
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:26:58 GMT
As politicians call for more regulation, you share your stories about children spending money within games.
Will ships without sailors be the future of trade?
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:44:50 GMT
May saw the world's first unmanned commercial shipping operation.
Are 5G masts dangerous or is it just fearmongering?
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:33:17 GMT
Exposure from mobile networks including 5G fall well below limits set by international regulators.
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