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Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 02:24 PM EDT

FBI Paid More Than $1M for iPhone-Cracking Software

FBI Paid More Than $1M for iPhone-Cracking Software

The FBI paid more than a million dollars for software to hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, NBC News reported. "A lot, more than I will make in the remainder of this job, which is...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 05:13 AM EDT

Malware Creator Sentenced to 9 Years

Malware Creator Sentenced to 9 Years

The Russian creator of a computer program that enabled cybercriminals to infect millions of computers and drain bank accounts in multiple countries was sentenced Wednesday to serve 9 ½ years in federal...

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 02:22 PM EDT

EU Alleges Google Rigs Global Market, Launches Antitrust Probe

EU Alleges Google Rigs Global Market, Launches Antitrust Probe

The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment to its...

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 07:44 PM EDT

Penn Grad Building 'Google of Marijuana'

Penn Grad Building 'Google of Marijuana'

Chris Beals, a Montgomery County native and Penn graduate, is president and general counsel of WeedMaps, a technology company focused on marijuana.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 09:26 PM EDT

Consumer Reports Questions Quality of Tesla's Model X SUV

Consumer Reports Questions Quality of Tesla's Model X SUV

Tesla Motors' shares have come under pressure after Consumer Reports questioned the quality of its new Model X SUV. Consumer Reports says owners have reported that the Model X's gull-wing rear doors don't work....

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 07:32 PM EDT

Yahoo's Deterioration Accelerates Ahead of a Possible Sale

Yahoo's Deterioration Accelerates Ahead of a Possible Sale

Yahoo may have hung out a "for sale" sign, but it hasn't done much to improve its curb appeal. On Tuesday, the company posted a first quarter loss on a sharp drop in net revenue, a figure that subtracts...

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 05:09 PM EDT

Intel to Cut 12K Jobs, Reducing Workforce by 11 Percent

Intel to Cut 12K Jobs, Reducing Workforce by 11 Percent

Shares of Intel fell nearly 3 percent after the bell Tuesday as it announced it would cut 12,000 jobs, or 11 percent of its workforce, by 2017, due to restructuring, CNBC reports. Intel, based in Santa Clara,

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 02:23 PM EDT

Fitbit Shows Woman Lied About Sexual Assault

Fitbit Shows Woman Lied About Sexual Assault

A Pennsylvania woman is now on probation after her fitness tracker's information proved she was awake and walking around at a time she claimed to have been sexually assaulted. The woman made a false police...

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 10:07 PM EDT

Pennovation Center Puts Out Call for Health Care Innovators

Pennovation Center Puts Out Call for Health Care Innovators

The University of Pennsylvania has put out a call for health care innovators interested in serving as the first members of its shared-space wet lab currently under development in Philadelphia.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 02:55 PM EDT

Theranos CEO 'Devastated' About Blood Test Issues

Theranos CEO 'Devastated' About Blood Test Issues

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of blood-testing company Theranos, said she was "devastated" after an inspection found "critical violations" at her California lab, raising questions about an accuracy of...

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