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Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 02:56 PM EDT

What Your Phone Does When You Sleep

What Your Phone Does When You Sleep

When people are awake, their smartphones are collecting data. When those people go to sleep, that data is being sent out to a host of different companies. Experts warn that this in turn can make smartphones...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 08:21 AM EDT

How Thieves Can Steal Your Car Without a Key

How Thieves Can Steal Your Car Without a Key

Thieves no longer have to break a window and take your key to steal your car. Instead, they’re targeting keyless vehicles with RF devices, which allow them to pick up the signal from a nearby key fob...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 06:28 PM EDT

Facebook's Libra Currency Battered by Defections, Pushback

Facebook's Libra Currency Battered by Defections, Pushback

Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency. On Friday, Visa and MasterCard announced their departures from...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 03:38 PM EDT

Would You Give Up Google for $17K a Year? The Fed Wants to Know

Would You Give Up Google for $17K a Year? The Fed Wants to Know

The Federal Reserve wants to know what the internet is worth to you. The answer could help the central bank solve one of the most puzzling paradoxes of the modern economy: The current expansion is the...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 02:14 PM EDT

Big Tech Is Now a Big Punching Bag for Politicians

Big Tech Is Now a Big Punching Bag for Politicians

Republicans and Democrats don't agree on health care, immigration or taxing the rich. But one subject draws critics from both parties: Big Tech. The list of grievances is long and growing by the week. Companies...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 10:52 PM EDT

Researchers Concerned About Florida Collecting Data on Kids

Researchers Concerned About Florida Collecting Data on Kids

Researchers from the Aspen Institute are raising concerns about a Florida initiative meant to collect and collate huge amounts of data on schoolchildren in the state, according to a report released Thursday. F...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 01:56 PM EDT

Man Admits Mailing Powder, Blood in Threats to OkCupid CEO

Man Admits Mailing Powder, Blood in Threats to OkCupid CEO

A Massachusetts man has admitted to sending the CEO of a popular dating site threatening letters that he claimed contained deadly substances, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Liam MacLeod, 47, was sentenced...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 09:29 AM EDT

Camden County Police Use High-Tech Training to Help Them Deal With Dangerous Situations

Camden County Police Use High-Tech Training to Help Them Deal With Dangerous Situations

There’s a new simulation exercise training officers to feel less inclined to pull out their guns. It has 230 scenarios that reinforce how to protect and preserve human lives. NBC10's Cydney Long has the...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 08:23 AM EDT

New Jersey Transit Seeks to Test Self-Driving Buses

New Jersey Transit Seeks to Test Self-Driving Buses

New Jersey Transit unveiled three self-driving shuttles that it hopes to test as part of a pilot program funded by a $950,000 Federal Transit Administration grant.

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 12:04 PM EDT

Facebook to Settle Advertiser Lawsuit for $40 Million

Facebook to Settle Advertiser Lawsuit for $40 Million

Facebook has agreed to pay $40 million to advertisers who said it inflated the amount of time its users watched videos. The San Jose Mercury News says the California-based social media giant denied any...

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