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Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 05:02 PM EDT

Now Is the Worst Time to Buy a New iPhone

Now Is the Worst Time to Buy a New iPhone

Don't buy a new iPhone right now. You'll probably regret it in a couple of weeks. Apple is expected to announce three new iPhones in September: an upgraded version of the iPhone X, a larger version of the...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 04:10 PM EDT

FireEye: Tech Firms' Secret Weapon Against Disinformation

FireEye: Tech Firms' Secret Weapon Against Disinformation

This week has seen major social media sites step up their policing of online disinformation campaigns. Google disabled dozens of YouTube channels and other accounts linked to a state-run Iranian broadcaster...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 03:18 PM EDT

Instagram Tests New Feature to Group Users by College

Instagram Tests New Feature to Group Users by College

Instagram is testing a new feature to group student users by college community in another move to make the photo-sharing app more like the flagship Facebook app from its parent company. Instagram users are...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:41 PM EDT

T-Mobile Discovers Security Breach of Certain Customer Info

T-Mobile Discovers Security Breach of Certain Customer Info

T-Mobile US and its unit Metro PCS informed customers on Thursday about a potential security breach that was discovered and shut down by the company. T-Mobile said that on Aug. 20 its cyber-security team...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 11:28 PM EDT

Apple Hired Scores of Ex-Tesla Employees This Year

Apple Hired Scores of Ex-Tesla Employees This Year

Apple has attracted scores of employees away from Tesla since late 2017, including manufacturing, security and software engineers, and, more recently, supply chain experts, according to several current and...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 07:45 PM EDT

New Facial Recognition Tech Catches First Impostor in DC

New Facial Recognition Tech Catches First Impostor in DC

Facial recognition technology caught an impostor trying to enter the U.S. on a fake passport that may have passed at face value with humans, federal officials said Thursday. NBC News reports that the groundbre...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 09:35 AM EDT

Apple CEO to Get Hefty Raise on Friday

Apple CEO to Get Hefty Raise on Friday

Apple CEO, Tim Cook, is looking forward to an extra $120 million for his contributions to the company. A start-up called “GetAround” is looking to rent out your car. The new company just received...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 02:58 PM EDT

Facebook Bans 2nd Quiz App, Worries Data on 4M Users Misused

Facebook Bans 2nd Quiz App, Worries Data on 4M Users Misused

Facebook has pulled one of its own products from Apple's app store because it didn't want to stop tracking what people were doing on their iPhones. Facebook also banned a quiz app from its social network for...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 02:53 AM EDT

Verizon Throttled Internet Service of Firefighters Battling Massive Blaze

Verizon Throttled Internet Service of Firefighters Battling Massive Blaze

Verizon is responding to claims by the Santa Clara County Fire Department chief that it throttled the internet connection of an emergency vehicle as firefighters fought the Mendocino Complex Fire, the largest...

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM EDT

Most Parents Worried About Their Teens' Screen Time: Study

Most Parents Worried About Their Teens' Screen Time: Study

Parents lament their teenagers' noses constantly in their phones, but they might want to take stock of their own screen time habits. A study out Wednesday from the Pew Research Center found that two-thirds...

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