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When an earthquake occurs, the new system will immediately warn users of incoming waves, allowing them a moment to prepare for any shaking.
With the company under scrutiny for market power and data privacy abuses, the plan to create an online currency has raised red flags in both parties.
Pressured by Beijing, Apple removed an app used by Hong Kong protesters, saying it enabled criminal activity. Many in Hong Kong disagreed.
While the U.S. attorney general warns of hidden dangers in encrypted messaging, Facebook says people have a right to private conversations online.
Does cutting-edge cloud computing help oil companies clean up their businesses or just pollute more? Big tech companies grapple with best practices.
Private companies are competing to get satellites into space to provide internet access to the more than 3 billion people living without it.
The 28-nation bloc must defer to this new benchmark when dealing with issues of data privacy on the borderless internet.
The American company Apple released its new smartphone in China, but Chinese consumers are showing loyalty to the Huawei brand.
Facebook announced the formation of a quasi-independent oversight board to rule on hate speech and ads on its platforms that violate company policy.
As Huawei seeks to sell its 5G technologies to U.S. companies, the U.S. is urging other governments to ban the company from 5G networks.
The company's “Today In” tool has been expanded from 400 cities and towns to 6,000 locations to help fill gaps in local news.
In a rare show of cross-party cooperation, 48 state attorneys general have begun an antitrust investigation into Google for monopolistic practices.
A blockchain is a kind of database shared across a network of computers. While its first widespread use was for Bitcoin, the technology can be used for much more.
Concerned about the societal impact of their work, employees at some of the world's largest firms persist at reforming big tech from the inside out.
The U.S. Justice Department is questioning tech companies over privacy and competitive practices. But existing antitrust laws don't obviously apply to companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google, which offer inexpensive goods or free online services.
Elon Musk and his company Neuralink see the prospect of humans “merging” with artificial intelligence, as brain-implant technology improves.
Doorbell cameras are increasingly popular among homeowners, creating what police call a "digital neighborhood watch." But some say the security increase also brings privacy risks and stokes fears and suspicion.
Three Florida cities have faced cyberattacks this month, two of which paid ransoms to recover their systems. While the FBI discourages paying off hackers, for many cities it's the easiest option.
As GPS technology improves, rescue teams are using digital maps and phone applications to fine tune their searches. Volunteers, who attribute the success of recent rescues to these tools, are working to share their techniques more broadly.
Police departments and tech companies are using facial recognition software, and that has profound implications for privacy and anonymity.
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