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Google Opens German Center to Improve Data Privacy

Google Opens German Center to Improve Data Privacy

Google opened a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, on Tuesday, its latest move to beef up its data...

WhatsApp Discovers Spyware that Infected with a Call Alone

WhatsApp Discovers Spyware that Infected with a Call Alone

Spyware crafted by a sophisticated group of hackers-for-hire took advantage of a flaw in the popular WhatsApp communications program to...

US Supreme Court Approves Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple

US Supreme Court Approves Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that an antitrust lawsuit against Apple can proceed. Consumers are suing the company, alleging...

Technology Creates Virtual Wall Around Wildlife Preserve

Technology Creates Virtual Wall Around Wildlife Preserve

South Africa, which has the largest population of rhinos in the world, has been the country hit hardest by poaching....

New Fingerprint Technology Could Help Solve Old Crimes

New Fingerprint Technology Could Help Solve Old Crimes

A new mass spectroscopy machine is helping forensic scientists who are looking for a much better view of fingerprints on...

13-Year-Old ‘CyberNinja’ Hacks Drone to Show Cyber Threat

13-Year-Old ‘CyberNinja’ Hacks Drone to Show Cyber Threat

President Donald Trump signed an executive order this month designed to strengthen the country’s cybersecurity workforce, the front line against...

Wisconsin Cat Gets New Prosthetic Legs

Wisconsin Cat Gets New Prosthetic Legs

A cat who lost his back legs when he was hit by a train got a new lease on life...

Space Tourism Steps Closer to Commercial Flight Reality

Space Tourism Steps Closer to Commercial Flight Reality

Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic’s winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees from California to a remote...

Why Does Facebook Fail to Fix Itself? It’s Partly Humans

Why Does Facebook Fail to Fix Itself? It’s Partly Humans

The question comes up over and over, with extremist material, hate speech, election meddling and privacy invasions. Why can’t Facebook...

France Welcomes Facebook’s Zuckerberg With Threat of New Rules

France Welcomes Facebook’s Zuckerberg With Threat of New Rules

France welcomed Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on Friday with a threat of sweeping new regulation. With Facebook under fire on multiple...

China Launches Tech Hub Megalopolis to Rival Silicon Valley

China Launches Tech Hub Megalopolis to Rival Silicon Valley

As the global race to gain the lead in next generation tech heats up, China is stepping up its efforts,...

Silicon Valley Skeptical of Washington’s China Concerns

Silicon Valley Skeptical of Washington’s China Concerns

With the U.S. and China still negotiating a trade deal, and ongoing concerns in the U.S. about China’s technology goals,...