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Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 09:37 AM EST

AT&T to Stop Selling All Location Data to Data Brokers

AT&T to Stop Selling All Location Data to Data Brokers

AT&T says it will stop selling all location data from mobile phones to brokers following a report that companies are still selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge. Last year,...

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 06:21 PM EST

'Family Tech' Gadgets Promise to Ease Parental Anxiety

'Family Tech' Gadgets Promise to Ease Parental Anxiety

Every year, the CES gadget show brings more devices promising to make life a little bit easier for harried parents. Sure, the kids might love them too: who wouldn't want a computerized Harry Potter wand that...

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 07:52 AM EST

Some Samsung Users Cannot Delete Facebook App

Some Samsung Users Cannot Delete Facebook App

Certain Samsung phones come preloaded with the Facebook app as part of a deal between the mobile giant and social media company. Users cannot delete the app, but can disable it. Google Assistant debuts lives...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 05:51 PM EST

Elderly Shared More Facebook Fakery in 2016, Study Finds

Elderly Shared More Facebook Fakery in 2016, Study Finds

Sharing false information on Facebook is old. People over 65 and ultra conservatives shared about seven times more fake information masquerading as news on the social media site than younger adults, moderates...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 05:41 PM EST

Facebook Shows Off New Cambridge Digs

Facebook Shows Off New Cambridge Digs

Facebook has relocated its Massachusetts office and plans to expand in the city where the company first started. The social media giant showed off its new office on Binney Street in Cambridge's Kendall...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 03:45 PM EST

The Robots of CES

The Robots of CES

From Lovot to LG's Cloi, robots are working to win over visitors at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Ub Tech's "Walker" can even bribe you with snacks.

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 07:23 AM EST

Aspiring Paleontologist Wins National Google Doodle Contest

Aspiring Paleontologist Wins National Google Doodle Contest

An aspiring paleontologist in the second grade has won Google's annual Doodle for Google contest. Sarah Gomez-Lane, of Virginia, had her drawing of dinosaurs selected and transformed into an animation on the...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 07:28 AM EST

Smart Restrooms Boast Tranquil Ambiance

Smart Restrooms Boast Tranquil Ambiance

The Super Bowl of the tech world is being hosted in Las Vegas this year. Airbag for cyclists is being tested and it could potentially save lives. A four-legged first responder car is being prototyped and it can...

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 12:08 PM EST
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Tech to Expect at CES 2019

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  • The Wall (Television)
  • SPACe_C eMobility Vehicle
  • IBM Q System One
Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 08:22 PM EST

Amazon Emerges as Most Valuable US Firm Amid Market Turmoil

Amazon Emerges as Most Valuable US Firm Amid Market Turmoil

Amazon has eclipsed Microsoft as the most valuable publicly traded company in the U.S. as a see-sawing stock market continues to reshuffle corporate America's pecking order. The shift occurred Monday after...

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