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  1. Fake Facebook accounts, misinformation spread quickly in wake of Santa Fe school shootingSun, 20 May 2018 11:49:00 GMT
    It didnt long for lies and disinformation to spread in the wake of Fridays Texas school shooting that left 10 people dead. Within minutes, fake Facebook accounts popped up showing the suspected shooter with a doctored image of him in a Hillary 2016 hat, for example. More...
  2. iPhone hacks, Facebook trackers and more: Tech Q&ASat, 19 May 2018 11:00:00 GMT
    I love Amazon Prime, but it's so expensive! Can I get it cheaper? More...
  3. How to protect your router from Russian hackersFri, 18 May 2018 19:00:00 GMT
    A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated, and well-funded. More...
  4. Google 'Selfish Ledger' vid reveals creepy concept to use data like 'genetic code' to program futureFri, 18 May 2018 15:51:00 GMT
    A recently surfaced Google video discusses a creepy concept for collecting vast quantities of user data that could span generations. More...
  5. Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphonesFri, 18 May 2018 15:18:00 GMT
    A website flaw at a California company that gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of any AT&T, Verizon, Sprint or T-Mobile cellphone in the United States to within hundreds of yards, a security researcher said. More...
  6. $4,500 iPhone X? Russian luxury brand touts crazy solar-powered deviceFri, 18 May 2018 12:27:00 GMT
    A Russian luxury brand has turned the iPhone X into solar-power marvel for a price. More...
  7. Facebook, YouTube still struggling to stop terrorist contentFri, 18 May 2018 12:18:00 GMT
    Are Facebook's and YouTube's efforts to remove terrorist propaganda really working? More...
  8. Chrome, Firefox browsers are targeted by new 'Vega Stealer' malwareFri, 18 May 2018 12:09:00 GMT
    A new malware strain is targeting popular browsers and programs such as Microsoft Word. More...
  9. Emergency 911 technology struggles to keep up with the timesThu, 17 May 2018 17:33:00 GMT
    ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) High school students hiding from the gunman in Parkland, Florida, were forced to whisper in calls to 911 for fear of tipping off their location. Others texted friends and family who then relayed information to emergency dispatchers over the phone. More...
  10. Royal Wedding: How a vast security operation will keep the couple, guests and spectators safeThu, 17 May 2018 15:19:00 GMT
    LONDON --The Royal Wedding this weekend will be spectacular and the vast security operation to keep the couple, their guests and the crowds safe will be a masterpiece of planning. More...
Reuters
  1. Britain to tackle 'Wild West' internet with new lawsSun, 20 May 2018 06:24:24 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will tackle "the Wild West elements" on the internet from cyberbullying to online child exploitation by introducing new laws for social media companies, digital minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday. More...
  2. ISS sides against two Tesla directors, backs split of Musk's rolesSat, 19 May 2018 03:40:31 -0400
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommended on Friday that investors vote against Tesla Inc directors Antonio Gracias and James Murdoch, increasing pressure on the car maker over their roles on its board. More...
  3. Revamped YouTube Music aims to better appeal to local audio tastesFri, 18 May 2018 19:37:12 -0400
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - YouTube is hiring music experts across the world to make its revamped music streaming subscription more locally "authentic," officials at YouTube, a unit of Alphabet Inc's Google, told Reuters on Friday. More...
  4. Deutsche Boerse to include tech stocks in MDAX and SDAX in index shakeupSat, 19 May 2018 03:38:01 -0400
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse, the German stock exchange operator, is planning a major shakeup of the composition of three key indexes later this year that affects technology stocks. More...
  5. Apple pays Ireland first tranche of disputed taxesFri, 18 May 2018 10:10:35 -0400
    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Apple has paid 1.5 billion euros ($1.76 billion) into an escrow account set up by the Irish government to hold 13 billion euros in disputed taxes, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Friday. More...
  6. Trump urged U.S. Postal Service to double package rates for Amazon: Washington PostFri, 18 May 2018 15:20:41 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has personally pushed the postmaster general to double the rates the U.S. Postal Service charges Amazon.com and other companies to ship packages, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three unnamed sources. More...
  7. FCC investigating website flaw that exposed mobile phone locationsFri, 18 May 2018 20:18:43 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it was referring reports that a website flaw could have allowed the location of mobile phone customers to be tracked to its enforcement bureau to investigate. More...
  8. Germany calls on chip and hardware makers to tackle processor flawsFri, 18 May 2018 21:00:37 -0400
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's federal cyber agency called on chip and hardware-makers to address new vulnerabilities discovered in computer central processing units, but said no complete fix was possible at the moment. More...
  9. Uber files appeal against licence loss in UK city of BrightonFri, 18 May 2018 11:29:35 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] submitted an appeal on Friday against the decision by the southern coastal English city of Brighton to strip the taxi app of its licence for not being "fit and proper" over data concerns and the use of drivers from outside the area. More...
  10. Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in U.S. following Facebook debacleFri, 18 May 2018 10:06:41 -0400
    (Reuters) - Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the center of Facebook Inc's privacy scandal, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the United States late on Thursday. More...
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NYT Technology
  1. Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of HateSat, 19 May 2018 15:06:23 GMT
    A country taps its past as it leads the way on one of the most pressing issues facing modern democracies: how to regulate the world’s biggest social network. More...
  2. Disruptions: Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and TendonsSat, 19 May 2018 10:00:04 GMT
    Continually texting and emailing from her smartphone strained the tendons in this tech reporter’s phone thumb, which turns out to be an increasingly common condition. More...
  3. When Thousands Filled a Hilton Ballroom to Ponder the Future of Bitcoin Sat, 19 May 2018 12:44:44 GMT
    A gathering in New York this week for Consensus 2018, a blockchain-themed event, had all of the trappings of a modern business conference — a sign that the once-fringe world is increasingly going mainstream. More...
  4. Tech Hit This Small Town Hard. Now, Locals Hope It Will Fuel a Revival.Fri, 18 May 2018 20:39:28 GMT
    Holywell, a town in Wales with dozens of local retailers, has struggled with the impacts of online shopping. It is applying technology to try and keep its shops open. More...
  5. Death of a BiohackerSun, 20 May 2018 15:17:08 GMT
    Aaron Traywick envisioned a future in which self-taught scientists would cure diseases and bend the human body to their will. More...
  6. Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their VictimsSat, 19 May 2018 07:00:05 GMT
    Widely available services offer a range of spying abilities, including tracking people’s phones and harvesting their texts. As survivors seek help, the legal and technical hurdles are many. More...
  7. New Youth Center at American Indian Museum Focuses on InventionFri, 18 May 2018 19:26:27 GMT
    At the National Museum of the American Indian, imagiNATIONS emphasizes native innovations in math, science and engineering. More...
  8. Tech Tip: Turning Phone Videos Into GIFsFri, 18 May 2018 13:00:05 GMT
    Several apps and services make it easy to turn that perfect video snippet into an animated GIF file that you can share by text message or email. More...
  9. Bits: Kevin’s Week in Tech: Crypto Tokin’Fri, 18 May 2018 13:00:01 GMT
    A weeklong blockchain conference in New York, changes at Uber, a “transparency report” from Facebook, and more. More...
  10. Cleared of Spying for China, She Still Doesn’t Have Her Job BackSun, 20 May 2018 13:35:34 GMT
    Three years ago, Sherry Chen, a hydrologist working for the National Weather Service, had charges against her dropped. A judge says she should be able to return to work. More...
Fox Science
  1. George Washington's headquarters flag makes historic return to PhiladelphiaFri, 18 May 2018 17:12:00 GMT
    The headquarters flag used by George Washington during the Revolutionary War will go on display in Philadelphia next month, marking its first public appearance in the city since the war itself. More...
  2. Stunning NASA study shows humans are responsible for major changes to Earth's water availabilityFri, 18 May 2018 17:07:00 GMT
    A stunning new study from NASA highlights the impact humans are having on fresh water availability across the globe, mentioning climate change and several other factors. More...
  3. Tennessee man catches, kills 6.5-foot timber rattlesnake after it swallows squirrel in backyardFri, 18 May 2018 16:57:00 GMT
    A man in Cheatham County, Tennessee caught and later killed a 6.5 foot timber rattlesnake that slithered through his backyard. More...
  4. Black hole traffic accidents may produce monster mergersFri, 18 May 2018 13:54:00 GMT
    New research reveals that some black hole collisions may cascade, with the dense objects crashing into one another to create even more-massive black holes. More...
  5. World's 'most advanced' camera will hunt for alien worldsFri, 18 May 2018 13:45:00 GMT
    A new type of camera developed by U.S. researchers will allow astronomers to directly image planets around nearby stars in the search for another Earth. More...
  6. Are octopuses alien? New theory argues Earth was 'seeded' by interstellar genetic codeFri, 18 May 2018 11:00:00 GMT
    Octopuses are weird. This is not just because they look odd. Its not because theyre disturbingly smart. Its because they have a strange power. More...
  7. Lost city mystery solved as archaeologists decipher ancient clay tabletsThu, 17 May 2018 16:16:00 GMT
    The discovery of clay tablets in Iraqi Kurdistan has helped archaeologists unlock the mystery of an ancient lost city. More...
  8. Moon dust could give astronauts permanent DNA damage, study findsThu, 17 May 2018 15:06:00 GMT
    In space, they say, no one can hear you sneeze. But Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt was doing a lot of that inside the Challenger command module when he visited the moon in 1972. More...
  9. Elon Musk's plan for a transport system to get anywhere on Earth in an hour 'definitely going to happen'Thu, 17 May 2018 14:50:00 GMT
    Elon Musks wants to use the biggest rocket SpaceX has ever built to ferry humans around the globe, promising passengers the ability to get anywhere on Earth in under an hour. More...
  10. Earth-like alien planets could experience 'snowball states'Thu, 17 May 2018 14:00:00 GMT
    Earth-like planets with severe tilts and orbits could enter abrupt "snowball states," in which entire oceans freeze and surface life cannot survive, according to new research. More...