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FTC ‘very interested’ in EU’s $5B Google fine

FTC ‘very interested’ in EU’s $5B Google fineThe EU is also ordering the company to change the way it puts search and web browser apps on Android devices
  • Technology
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Business

3 women supply wit behind Google Assistant responses

3 women supply wit behind Google Assistant responsesEmma Coats, Elena Skopetos and Patricia Romero at the tech giant’s offices in Manhattan are part of a Personality Team
  • Business
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Business

Drop everything: Corning unveils tougher phone glass

Drop everything: Corning unveils tougher phone glassCorning Inc., which makes the smartphone glass for Apple and Samsung, has rolled out Gorilla Glass 6.
  • Business
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Business

Google fined $5B by EU, told to alter Android devices

Google fined $5B by EU, told to alter Android devicesGoogle was told to stop "illegal practices" with handset manufacturers that push Google services in front of users
  • Business
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Technology

Twitter suspended 58M accounts in 4Q

Twitter suspended 58M accounts in 4QThe figure highlights the company’s newly aggressive stance against malicious or suspicious accounts
  • Technology
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Business

Financial-tech incubator to open in Detroit

Financial-tech incubator to open in DetroitFinTech will open a technology hub in Detroit to connect start-ups with banks and corporations
  • Business
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
World

Long-hidden hackers unmasked by special counsel

Long-hidden hackers unmasked by special counselData shows that the malicious emails came in waves, some 20 or 30 of them at a time
  • World
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Business

Loon and Wing become full-fledged businesses

Loon and Wing become full-fledged businessesTwo of Alphabet’s high-flying startups are leaving the nest.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Technology

How Apple’s app store changed our world

How Apple’s app store changed our worldSince its debut 10 years ago today, Apple’s app store has unleashed new ways for us to work and play
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Macomb County

Police: Mich. teen used Snapchat to rob men

Police: Mich. teen used Snapchat to rob menPolice accuse a Michigan teenager and two men of using the social media app Snapchat to orchestrate armed robberies
  • Macomb County
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Technology

Surveillance tech companies weigh profits, ethics

Surveillance tech companies weigh profits, ethicsCompanies developing face-scanning technology are struggling to balance business opportunities with moral decisions
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Family

Do you know what your kid’s doing on that device?

Do you really know what your kid’s doing on that internet device?Today’s kids are meeting strangers, some of them adults, on a variety of apps
  • Family
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Technology

‘Deepfake’ videos latest in high-tech deception

‘Deepfake’ videos latest in high-tech deceptionPoliticians predict this high-tech way of putting words in someone’s mouth will become a new weapon in disinformation
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation

Robot with artificial intelligence to invade space

Robot with artificial intelligence to invade spaceThe large, round, plastic robot head is part of SpaceX’s latest supply delivery to the International Space Station.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks ago
Technology

Time names the most influential people on the internet

Time names the most influential people on the internetThe magazine sized up contenders for its annual list by looking at their global impact on social media
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks ago
Technology

Google preps its phone bot for summer rollout

Google preps its phone bot for summer rolloutGoogle’s phone-calling digital concierge Duplex will identify itself as a bot and disclose that it’s recording calls
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Business

Instagram unveils video service to challenge YouTube

Instagram unveils video service to challenge YouTubeFacebook’s Instagram app is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube.
  • Business
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Business

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearingsThe Federal Trade Commission will hold hearings about technology, competition and privacy
  • Business
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Technology

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
  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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 month 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 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month ago
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