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TikTok Reveals 1st Members of New US Content-moderation Committee

TikTok Reveals 1st Members of New US Content-moderation Committee

Chinese social video app TikTok named the initial members of a U.S.-focused content moderation committee to advise on its policies...

How Techies, Non-Techies Are Doing Mindfulness Amid Virus Fears

How Techies, Non-Techies Are Doing Mindfulness Amid Virus Fears

Technology and spirituality normally don’t go together. But at a recent conference in San Francisco there were tips on how...

At a Silicon Valley Conference, Techies and Non Techies Try Out Mindfulness

At a Silicon Valley Conference, Techies and Non Techies Try Out Mindfulness

Technology and spirituality normally don’t go together. But at a recent conference in San Francisco there were tips on how...

Smartphones, Sensors Mean Motion Capture No Longer Limited to Movies

Smartphones, Sensors Mean Motion Capture No Longer Limited to Movies

Motion capture technology is no longer just available for filmmakers and video game makers to transform human actors into other...

Press Freedom Group Stores Censored Articles in Minecraft Library 

Press Freedom Group Stores Censored Articles in Minecraft Library 

A virtual library housing censored articles from around the world has been created within the hugely popular video game Minecraft...

Reports: US Health & Human Services Department Hacked

Reports: US Health & Human Services Department Hacked

The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) department suffered a cyberattack Sunday night, according to news reports.The attack, first reported...

Apple to Close Retail Stores Worldwide, Except Greater China, Until March 27

Apple to Close Retail Stores Worldwide, Except Greater China, Until March 27

Apple Inc said late on Friday it will close all its retail stores, except those in Greater China, for the...

Bill Gates Says He Is Stepping Down From Microsoft Board

Bill Gates Says He Is Stepping Down From Microsoft Board

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said Friday he is stepping down from the company’s board to focus on philanthropy.Gates was Microsoft’s...

Pentagon Reconsiders Microsoft Contract After Amazon Protest

Pentagon Reconsiders Microsoft Contract After Amazon Protest

The Pentagon is reconsidering its awarding of a major cloud computing contract to Microsoft after rival tech giant Amazon protested...

US Senators Seek to Ban Federal Employees From Using TikTok on Their Phones

US Senators Seek to Ban Federal Employees From Using TikTok on Their Phones

Two Republican senators on Thursday introduced a bill aimed at banning federal employees from using Chinese social media app TikTok...

US Needs Top Cyber Coordinator, Better Hacker ‘Deterrence’: Panel

US Needs Top Cyber Coordinator, Better Hacker ‘Deterrence’: Panel

The US needs a top-level cybersecurity coordinator and a better strategy of “deterrence” to protect against hackers and other cyber...

SpaceX’s 20th Station Shipment Arrives With Candy, Science

SpaceX’s 20th Station Shipment Arrives With Candy, Science

A SpaceX cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Monday, delivering the company’s 20th batch of gear and...