Tech

Collusion Accusations Hit Telecom's 2 Biggest…

The word "collusion" is being bandied about again, but this time it involves the world of telecommunications, not DC . Verizon, AT&T, and standards group GSMA tell the AP the Justice Department has opened up an antitrust probe to see if they worked together to make it more difficult for consumers...

UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's…

A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism."

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Says Asteroid Mining is the…

The nation of Luxembourg has decided to begin investing in the future of space mining. Tony Spitz ha the details.

DOJ Reportedly Launched Antitrust Investigation…

Verizon and AT&T dominate the industry with around 70 percent of U.S. wireless subscriptions. A new technology might have threatened that.

Cops Try Unlocking Phone With Dead Man's Finger

Florida police have raised eyebrows by showing up at a funeral home and trying to use a dead man's finger to access his phone, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Victoria Armstrong was at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home in Clearwater when two detectives showed up and held the hands of her...

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Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica…

Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users

Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new…

Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus got more time to prepare for arguments on whether to suppress statements he made to the FBI after his arrest on a criminal indictment

Zoom Zoom! It’s the iPad of Cars

Eli car is a new electric vehicle made to go 25 miles per hour and less than 5 miles. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

Russia's communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a dispute over a banned messaging app intensifies

Social media helps fuel teacher activism across…

Social media is helping fuel activism by teachers seeking better wages and improved funding for education across the country

Musk's LA transport tunnel proposal takes step…

A Los Angeles City Council committee has approved an environmental review exemption for a tunnel Elon Musk wants to dig to test a novel underground transportation system

Oops! This Bank Sent $35 Billion to the Wrong…

Deutsche bank sends $35 billion to the wrong place. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

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UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children

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