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Friday, Dec 22, 2017 at 11:10 PM EST

Suit: iPhones Apple Slowed Forced Owners to Buy New Phones

Suit: iPhones Apple Slowed Forced Owners to Buy New Phones

IPhone owners from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer, saying Apple's silence led...

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 09:58 PM EST

Chicago Police Arrest Dozens Selling Drugs, Guns on Facebook

Chicago Police Arrest Dozens Selling Drugs, Guns on Facebook

Chicago police say dozens of people have been arrested after officers infiltrated an invitation-only Facebook group where they bought guns and drugs. Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Thursday that police seized...

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 09:23 PM EST

Got a Toy That Can Spy? Here's How to Know

Got a Toy That Can Spy? Here's How to Know

The toys your kids unwrap this Christmas could invite hackers into your home. That Grinch-like warning comes from the FBI, which said earlier this year that toys connected to the internet could be a target for...

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 04:19 PM EST

Long Island Iced Tea Company Renamed 'Long Blockchain'

Long Island Iced Tea Company Renamed 'Long Blockchain'

Long Island Iced Tea Corp. is changing its name to Long Blockchain Corp., as it wants to focus more on blockchain technology. Blockchain is a ledger sheet where cryptocurrency transactions are recorded. The...

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 11:19 PM EST

Apple Explains Why Older iPhones Are Slowing Down

Apple Explains Why Older iPhones Are Slowing Down

After iPhone users expressed online that their devices seemed to be slowing down, Apple told CNBC that the phone's battery is the reason. "Lithium-ion batteries become less capable of supplying peak current...

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 07:20 AM EST

Using 'Alyce' to Pick Out Custom Gifts

Using 'Alyce' to Pick Out Custom Gifts

If you want to buy presents for co-workers or give gifts to clients, it's never fun picking things out. And according to the start-up Alyce, 90 percent of people end up throwing out the corporate gifts they...

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 03:55 PM EST

After Net Neutrality, Brace for Internet 'Fast Lanes'

After Net Neutrality, Brace for Internet 'Fast Lanes'

Now that federal telecom regulators have repealed net neutrality, it may be time to brace for the arrival of internet "fast lanes" and "slow lanes." The net neutrality rules just voted down by the Federal...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 01:11 PM EST

Online Game to Players: Don't Touch Black People's Hair

Online Game to Players: Don't Touch Black People's Hair

Art director Momo Pixel moved to Portland, Oregon in 2016, and confronted a challenge she had never experienced before: Strangers reaching out to grab or stroke her long braided hair, often without her...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 07:26 AM EST

Airpods to Track Health, Google WiFi at Home

Airpods to Track Health, Google WiFi at Home

Medical experts say Apple Airpods may end up being better fitness trackers than the Apple Watch because the ear is better than the wrist for vital signs. Adidas is shifting focus away from digital devices after...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 11:11 AM EST

Trump Administration: N. Korea Behind Big Ransomware Attack

Trump Administration: N. Korea Behind Big Ransomware Attack

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday publicly blamed North Korea for a "careless and reckless" ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts...

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