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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:18 PM EDT

The ATM at 50: How It Changed Banking, and Consumers Too

The ATM at 50: How It Changed Banking, and Consumers Too

An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong one), turn 50 years old this year. They're ubiquitous — and...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:54 AM EDT

The Man Who Created Emoji Says He Saw Nuance in Pictures

The Man Who Created Emoji Says He Saw Nuance in Pictures

The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. They star in a new Hollywood...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 01:59 AM EDT

SEC Says Hackers Breached System, Accessed Data

SEC Says Hackers Breached System, Accessed Data

Hackers breached the filing system of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and may have accessed "nonpublic information" for profit, the agency said in a statement late Wednesday. The SEC, which...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 09:16 AM EDT

Companies Help Schools Teach Students How to Work for Them

Companies Help Schools Teach Students How to Work for Them

Some companies are so set on having workers who know just how their computer systems work that they're partnering with schools to start or invest in job training programs of their own, NBC News reported. Call...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 08:39 AM EDT

Avril Lavigne Named Most Likely Celebrity to Expose People to Malware Online

Avril Lavigne Named Most Likely Celebrity to Expose People to Malware Online

One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory — she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecur...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 07:46 AM EDT

Facebook May Be Facing an 'Era of Accountability'

Facebook May Be Facing an 'Era of Accountability'

The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users. The world's biggest social network...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 04:36 PM EDT

Saudi Authorities Pressure Snapchat to Block Al-Jazeera

 Saudi Authorities Pressure Snapchat to Block Al-Jazeera

Snapchat has blocked Al-Jazeera's Discover channel in Saudi Arabia amid an ongoing dispute between Gulf states and Qatar, where the media network is headquartered. Al-Jazeera said Snapchat's decision to...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 07:54 PM EDT

300 Drones Light Up Night Sky Over Downtown LA

300 Drones Light Up Night Sky Over Downtown LA

To celebrate the Blu-ray release of “Wonder Woman,” 300 drones flew over downtown Los Angeles in an illuminated, choreographed art show creating some stunning visuals. Patty Jenkins has signed on to...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 08:26 AM EDT

NASA's Saturn Probe Comes to a Fiery End After 20-Year Trip

NASA's Saturn Probe Comes to a Fiery End After 20-Year Trip

NASA's Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn early Friday in a final, fateful blaze of cosmic glory, following a remarkable journey of 20 years. Confirmation of Cassini's expected demise...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 06:12 PM EDT

DHS Kaspersky Ban Sends Ripple Effect Through Tech Industry

DHS Kaspersky Ban Sends Ripple Effect Through Tech Industry

The Department of Homeland Security is ordering federal agencies not to use software made by Kaspersky Lab, whose U.S. headquarters is in Woburn, Massachusetts, over concerns of ties to Russian intelligence.

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