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Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 03:42 PM EST

Who's Affected By Computer Chip Security Flaw

Who's Affected By Computer Chip Security Flaw

Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world's personal computers and smartphones. The...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 04:01 PM EST

Facebook CEO's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook

Facebook CEO's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg says his "personal challenge" for 2018 is to fix Facebook. The Facebook CEO has declared a goal each year since 2009. Past challenges have included wearing a tie every day, learning to speak...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 09:35 PM EST

Massive Security Flaw Could Affect Almost Every Computer

Massive Security Flaw Could Affect Almost Every Computer

The computer industry was scrambling Wednesday to patch recently discovered security vulnerabilities found in processors used on almost every computer in the world, CNBC reported. The vulnerabilties — one...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 04:18 PM EST

Revised Suit Faults Google For Asking Hires About Prior Pay

Revised Suit Faults Google For Asking Hires About Prior Pay

A revised gender-pay lawsuit seeking class-action status against Google faults the search giant for asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California. The suit, filed Wednesday,...

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 07:16 AM EST

New Year's Resolution Apps, Robot Room Service

New Year's Resolution Apps, Robot Room Service

Keeping those New Year's resolutions to lose weight and exercise more are tough. But TechCrunch has reviewed some fitness apps and come up with their top three. Twitter's stock seems to be starting 2018 on a...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 04:24 PM EST

Trump Trains Crosshairs on Favorite Target, Again - Amazon

Trump Trains Crosshairs on Favorite Target, Again - Amazon

President Donald Trump returned to a favorite target Friday, saying that Amazon.com should be charged more by the U.S. Postal Service for the packages it sends around the world. Amazon has been a consistent...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 10:47 AM EST

Will We Get a Sad Poop Emoji? Well, There's a Process

Will We Get a Sad Poop Emoji? Well, There's a Process

We have a smiling pile of poop. What about one that's sad? There's loaf of bread and a croissant. But where's the sliced bagel? How can our emotional vocabulary be complete without a teddy bear, a lobster, a...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 02:56 AM EST

Apple Apologizes for Battery Slowdown

Apple Apologizes for Battery Slowdown

Apple released a statement Thursday addressing the company's controversial decision to slow down older phones as a means of protecting battery stability. While the company said there has been "a lot of...

Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 at 07:02 AM EST

Alexa Number 1 in App Store, Bitcoin Trading Values

Alexa Number 1 in App Store, Bitcoin Trading Values

Since Christmas, Amazon's Alexa has been the number one app on Apple's app store. Amazon says the Echo Dot was its top seller across the entire Amazon ecosytem and it seems everyone unwrapped it and wanted to...

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 at 07:18 AM EST

Snowden's App, Fingerlings and Amazon's Sales

Snowden's App, Fingerlings and Amazon's Sales

NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden is back in the news... but this time for developing an Android app that protects your phone from getting hijacked. "Haven" uses your camera and audio recording...

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