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Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?

Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?Virtual assistants and smart speakers are relatively new technologies, and potentially susceptible to security issues
  • Technology
  • 7 hours, 42 minutes ago
Technology

IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters

IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debatersThe new skills show that computers are getting better at mastering human language and speech.
  • Technology
  • 19 hours, 6 minutes ago
Business

Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches hotel Echo

Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches hotel EchoAmazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets guests order room service through the voice assistant.
  • Business
  • 23 hours, 20 minutes ago
Technology

Brokers to lose access to phone owners’ location data

Brokers to lose access to phone owners’ location dataThe data has apparently allowed outside companies to pinpoint the location of devices without their owners’ consent
  • Technology
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Technology

IBM pits computer against human debaters

IBM pits computer against human debatersIBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology
  • Technology
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Technology

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 callsApple is trying to solve a problem caused by the technological mismatch between a 50-year-old system built for landlines
  • Technology
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Technology

Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuitThe court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone apps can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly
  • Technology
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Technology

Apple announces multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey

Apple announces multi-year content deal with Oprah WinfreyApple says it has reached a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its streaming service
  • Technology
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Business

Musk company to build Chicago-to-O’Hare express

Musk company to build Chicago-to-O’Hare express transportThe Boring Company said it will fund the project in its entirety, and it plans to collect ticket and advertising revenue
  • Business
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Technology

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by police

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcementApple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal info from locked iPhones without a password
  • Technology
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Business

Comcast offer for Fox expected after AT&T ruling

Comcast offer for Fox expected after AT&T rulingThese mega deals will transform the media landscape and change how people consume entertainment
  • Business
  • 1 week ago
Business

Lack of trust doesn’t keep us off social media

Lack of trust doesn’t keep us off social mediaA 2016 survey found that only 9 percent of users were “very confident” social media companies could protect their data
  • Business
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Technology

Your internet use could change as ‘net neutrality’ ends

Your internet use could change as ‘net neutrality’ endsYour ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change – though not right away
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Technology

Facebook bug made some private posts public

Facebook bug made some private posts public for as many as 14MFacebook says a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million users over several days in May
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Technology

Facebook to fund news shows from ABC, CNN, others

Facebook to fund original news shows from ABC, CNN, othersThe move comes as Facebook plans to kill off its “trending” news section
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks ago
Technology

China’s Huawei says it hasn’t collected Facebook data

China’s Huawei says it hasn’t collected Facebook user dataFacebook acknowledged it shared user data with Huawei and other manufacturers
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks ago
Business

New iPhones to let users go into ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode

New iPhones to let users go into ‘Do Not Disturb’ modeDuring the time, app notifications will be blocked from showing up on the home screen
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Technology

Facebook faces more scrutiny over data sharing

Facebook faces more scrutiny over data sharingNYT report: Facebook struck data-sharing deals with at least 60 device makers, including Apple and Amazon
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Technology

Facebook losing its cool; teens pick YouTube, Snapchat

Facebook losing its cool as teens pick YouTube, SnapchatOnly 51 percent of kids between 13 and 17 use Facebook, according to Pew Research Center
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

Law enforcement agencies turning to drones

Law enforcement agencies turning to drones to fight crimeThe number of public safety agencies with drones has more than doubled since the end of 2016
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Detroit

Quicken Loans to introduce coding to 5,000 students

Quicken Loans to introduce coding to 5,000 Detroit studentsThe mortgage lender says Code(D)etroit will teach modern coding fundamentals during the Techstars Startup Week Detroit
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

After Echo misfire, ways to protect your own privacy

After Echo misfire, ways to protect your own privacyYou can minimize the odds of unpleasant voice-enabled technology privacy surprises with these tips.
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Business

Amazon: Echo device sent family’s conversation

Amazon: Echo device sent family’s conversationAn “unlikely” string of events prompted Amazon’s Echo to record a Portland family’s private conversation and send it.
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Business

Dialing back smartphone habit
There are paths to getting a respite from the constant stream of alerts and ‘likes’

Dialing back smartphone habitThere are paths to getting a respite from the constant stream of alerts and ‘likes’
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Technology

Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century FoxComcast and Disney are on the verge of a head-to-head bidding war for Fox’s entertainment properties
  • Technology
  • 4 weeks ago
Technology

Twitter to add special labels to political candidates

Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in USTwitter says the move is to provide users with “authentic information”
  • Technology
  • 4 weeks ago
Technology

ACLU: Don’t sell face-recognition tech to cops, Amazon

ACLU: Amazon shouldn’t sell face-recognition tech to policeThe ACLU and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to police
  • Technology
  • 4 weeks ago
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