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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 03:44 PM EDT

Facebook Hack Affected 3 Million in Europe

Facebook Hack Affected 3 Million in Europe

Approximately 3 million Europeans were affected by a September Facebook security breach in which users’ personal information was stolen, the Irish Data Protection Commission told CNBC on Tuesday. This security...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 07:49 AM EDT

MIT Invests $1 Billion to Study Computing, AI

MIT Invests $1 Billion to Study Computing, AI

One of the biggest names in tech history, Paul Allen, has died. The Microsoft co-founder was 65-years-old. MIT is making a giant investment in the future. The institution announced its $1 billion commitment...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 01:49 PM EDT

Purging Long-Forgotten Online Accounts: Worth the Trouble?

Purging Long-Forgotten Online Accounts: Worth the Trouble?

The internet is riddled with long-forgotten accounts on social media, dating apps and various shopping sites used once or twice. Sure, you should delete all those unused logins and passwords. And eat your...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 04:14 PM EDT

Facebook Says Hackers Accessed 29M People's Accounts

Facebook Says Hackers Accessed 29M People's Accounts

Facebook says hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers to more personal details like sites visited and places checked into — from millions of accounts as part of a...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 12:04 PM EDT

Apple Plans to Give Away Original Content for Free to Device Owners as Part of New Digital TV Strategy

Apple Plans to Give Away Original Content for Free to Device Owners as Part of New Digital TV Strategy

Seven years ago, Walter Isaacson wrote that Apple founder Steve Jobs told him he'd "cracked" the code on bringing television into the digital age. Seven years later, the world is still waiting. But Apple's not...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 01:33 PM EDT

Google's Waze Expands Carpooling Service Throughout US

Google's Waze Expands Carpooling Service Throughout US

Google will begin offering its pay-to-carpool service throughout the U.S., an effort to reduce the commute-time congestion that its popular Waze navigation app is designed to avoid. The expansion announced...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 07:18 AM EDT

Spotify Releases Stats for 10th Birthday

Spotify Releases Stats for 10th Birthday

Spotify is releasing some cool, new statistics in celebration of its tenth birthday. Snapchat says it’s going to produce 12 daily scripted shows. One reason for Snapchat to be so aggressive is because...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 08:34 AM EDT

Netflix Takes Hollywood to New Mexico

Netflix Takes Hollywood to New Mexico

Vacuuming is supposed to get even easier than the Roomba already makes it. Now, it can also clean out its bin. Netflix is expanding after it spent millions to open a production hub in New Mexico, expecting to...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 01:41 PM EDT

500,000 Google+ Accounts Possibly Compromised, Google Says

500,000 Google+ Accounts Possibly Compromised, Google Says

A bug in the Google+ social media service left about 500,000 user accounts open to being compromised, though there is no evidence anyone's personal information was misused, the company said Monday. Google said...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 05:15 PM EDT

Facebook Wants People to Invite Its Cameras Into Their Homes

Facebook Wants People to Invite Its Cameras Into Their Homes

Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive. But it's unclear if people will open their homes...

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