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Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 01:21 PM EST

Comey: 'No Such Thing as Absolute Privacy in America'

Comey: 'No Such Thing as Absolute Privacy in America'

FBI Director James Comey spoke at a cybersecurity conference at Boston College Wednesday, addressing current encryption software, the idea of privacy in the modern age and how the FBI can improve its fight...

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 01:22 PM EST

FBI Director Comey: 'You're Stuck With Me'

FBI Director Comey: 'You're Stuck With Me'

FBI Director James Comey continues his two-day visit to Boston while leaks and investigations heat up in Washington, D.C. Comey is the keynote speaker at Boston College on Wednesday morning, talking about...

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 06:38 AM EST

Experts: Don't Dump Devices Over WikiLeaks CIA Docs

Experts: Don't Dump Devices Over WikiLeaks CIA Docs

So, you use messaging apps like WhatsApp or Signal or have smart TVs and PCs. Should you worry that the CIA is listening to your conversations? The short answer is no. The long answer is maybe, though it's...

Monday, Mar 6, 2017 at 04:53 PM EST

What Changes to H-1B Visa Rules Mean for Tech

What Changes to H-1B Visa Rules Mean for Tech

U.S. immigration authorities suspended a program last Friday that expedited visas for skilled workers — a darling class of workers in the tech community. Despite stoking tension in tech companies, it's a...

Monday, Mar 6, 2017 at 10:31 PM EST

Facebook Rolls Out its Fake News Tool

Facebook Rolls Out its Fake News Tool

In an effort to combat fake or biased news stories, Facebook is introducing a "disputed news" flag to stories disproved by third party groups, NBC News reported. Once a story is marked, a group of researchers...

Monday, Mar 6, 2017 at 11:12 AM EST

Comcast Announces Partnership for New Energy Platform

Comcast Announces Partnership for New Energy Platform

Philadelphia-based Comcast and a Toronto-based energy retailer announced Monday they will join forces to bring a new platform that utility service providers can then use with their own customers by the end of...

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 06:21 PM EST

Uber Deploys Secret Weapon Against Undercover Regulators

Uber Deploys Secret Weapon Against Undercover Regulators

Uber has been wielding a secret weapon to thwart authorities who have been trying to curtail or shut down its ride-hailing service in cities around the world. The program included a feature nicknamed "Greyball"...

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 02:29 PM EST

Forget the Coin: Pa. Lottery Releases Lazier Lottery Ticket

Forget the Coin: Pa. Lottery Releases Lazier Lottery Ticket

Playing the lottery will take less effort -- and no coin -- now in the Keystone State.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 09:47 AM EST

Del. City Bans Texting While Biking

Del. City Bans Texting While Biking

Put that cellphone away if you plan on biking in a Delaware college town.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 09:49 AM EST

Drivers Rebel Against Uber's Price-cutting Quest for Growth

Drivers Rebel Against Uber's Price-cutting Quest for Growth

The face-off between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and driver Fawzi Kamel illustrated a conflict between Uber, with its effort to grow by cutting prices to beat competitors, and drivers who have seen their pay...

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