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Chicago man, 50, accused of stalking parole officer

Jan 19, 2020 • 9:19 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

CHICAGO (AP) - A 50-year-old Chicago man released from prison in 2018 has been accused of stalking his probation officer, authorities said. Isaac …

Vermont awarding $2m to charge electric vehicles

Jan 19, 2020 • 8:18 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The state of Vermont is looking to award $2 million to help construct fast vehicle charging stations along the state's highway …

Outrage over David Kris muddies battle over secret FISA court

Jan 18, 2020 • 4:28 PM ET Tech The Washington Times  

Republican anger over the selection of David Kris to oversee the FBI's plan to fix its shoddy processes for obtaining surveillance warrants from the …

Strum these: A $500K diamond-studded Fender Strat and an axe filled with water

Jan 18, 2020 • 8:10 AM ET Tech USA TODAY  

Guitar sales are up, thanks to YouTube and Spotify where interest in classic rockers Tom Petty, Jimi Hendrix and Prince lives on.             …

iPhone owners, here's 20 tips to make you fall more in love with your smartphone

Jan 18, 2020 • 7:00 AM ET Tech USA TODAY  

You already know how to do lots with your iPhone. But there's more features and life hacks you can use to make texting, navigating and gaming easier. …

The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It

Jan 18, 2020 • 5:00 AM ET Tech The New York Times  

A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and “might lead to a dystopian future or …

Doctor's pro-vaccine TikTok went viral. Then came hate and threats from around the world

Jan 17, 2020 • 6:14 PM ET Tech USA TODAY  

Pediatrician Nicole Baldwin's TikTok went viral. Then she faced backlash from thousands of people associated with the anti-vaccine movement.         …

Facebook ordered to hand over data about thousands apps that may have violated user privacy

Jan 17, 2020 • 5:13 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

A Massachusetts judge has ordered Facebook to turn over data about thousands of apps that may have mishandled its users' personal information, …

Please Stop Big Tech, Small Rivals Tell Lawmakers

Jan 17, 2020 • 4:43 PM ET Tech The New York Times  

Until Friday, few executives had complained in public about how Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook hurt their …

Michigan governor urges Facebook to curb hate speech

Jan 17, 2020 • 4:16 PM ET Tech The Washington Times  

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should do more to curb hate speech on the platform, days after …

SpaceX plans to destroy a rocket Saturday in a key test of its spacecraft’s emergency abort system

Jan 17, 2020 • 3:31 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

If successful, the mission would move the company a step closer to its first flights with …

Companies burned by Big Tech plead for Congress to regulate Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google

Jan 17, 2020 • 2:21 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google took a public lashing at a congressional hearing here Friday, where some of their smaller rivals, including Sonos …

Yes, Trump campaign ad uses a song from League of Legends. No, he didn’t steal it from Riot.

Jan 17, 2020 • 2:03 PM ET Tech The Washington Post  

League of Legends uses music from many third-party contractors, including the song used in the video shared by Trump Thursday night on …

The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Friday

Jan 17, 2020 • 11:54 AM ET Tech USA TODAY  

Amazon is kicking off MLK Day weekend by slashing the prices of best-sellers like Black and Decker waffle makers, Anker power strip cubes, and more. …

Volkswagen creating first innovation hub in North America

Jan 17, 2020 • 11:05 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

Volkswagen is partnering with the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create the company's first innovation hub for …

Does the F.B.I. Need Apple to Hack Into iPhones?

Jan 17, 2020 • 9:55 AM ET Tech The New York Times  

There are tools to crack into the phones at the center of a new dispute over encryption. But the F.BI. says it still needs Apple’s …

What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska

Jan 17, 2020 • 9:29 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The 2020 Census kicks off Tuesday in remote Alaska. U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham will be there to conduct …

I got a Nest Mini—now how do I set it up?

Jan 17, 2020 • 9:10 AM ET Tech USA TODAY  

The process takes less than 10 minutes.             …

The Week in Tech: Does the F.B.I. Need Apple to Hack Into iPhones?

Jan 17, 2020 • 9:00 AM ET Tech The New York Times  

There are tools to crack into the phones at the center of a new dispute over encryption. But the F.BI. says it still needs Apple’s …

Technology could cut train crews from 2 to 1 but is it safe?

Jan 17, 2020 • 12:01 AM ET Tech The Washington Times  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - How many people does it take to operate a locomotive? For the railroad industry, the answer is simple: One. The industry is hoping …