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Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:15 PM EDT

How Feds Are Gearing Up to Protect Midterms From Hackers

How Feds Are Gearing Up to Protect Midterms From Hackers

With all the concern over cybersecurity heading into the midterm elections, it's actually quite difficult for outsiders to directly manipulate votes. Unlike corporate networks and email systems, voting machines...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:29 PM EDT

As Musk Admits to Job Stress, Tesla's Board May Have to Act

As Musk Admits to Job Stress, Tesla's Board May Have to Act

Elon Musk's erratic behavior was front and center again this week as the CEO of Tesla conceded that he's overwhelmed by job stress, pushing his electric car company's stock down and bringing pressure on its...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 09:39 PM EDT

Can Twitter Change Its 'Core' and Remain Twitter?

Can Twitter Change Its 'Core' and Remain Twitter?

After long resisting change, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wants to revamp the "core" of the service to fight rampant abuse and misinformation. But it's not clear if changing that essence — how it rewards interactions...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 03:43 PM EDT

Market Testing: Kroger Trying Driverless Grocery Deliveries

Market Testing: Kroger Trying Driverless Grocery Deliveries

At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery chain is testing the use of driverless cars to deliver groceries in a Phoenix...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:22 PM EDT

Tesla Whistleblower Tweets About Allegedly Flawed Cars

Tesla Whistleblower Tweets About Allegedly Flawed Cars

Tesla whistleblower Martin Tripp is tweeting internal emails, photos and vehicle identification numbers that he says are evidence of flawed manufacturing practices at Tesla's battery factory, and product sold by...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 07:34 PM EDT

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Election Security and Regrets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Election Security and Regrets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday defended the company’s decision this week to put Infowars’ Alex Jones in a seven-day “timeout” after Jones urged his viewers to ready their “battle rifles” against the...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 09:41 PM EDT

Twitter Suspends Infowars Founder Alex Jones for 1 Week

Twitter Suspends Infowars Founder Alex Jones for 1 Week

Twitter is joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their services to spread false information. Twitter had been resisting the move despite...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:22 PM EDT

11-Year-Old Boy Hacked Replica of Florida's Election Website

11-Year-Old Boy Hacked Replica of Florida's Election Website

Multiple media outlets over the weekend reported that children at a hacking conference in Las Vegas were able to easily hack into a version of the website that reports election results to the public. An...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:11 PM EDT

Mark Cuban Cashed Out, Owns Just a Handful of Stocks

Mark Cuban Cashed Out, Owns Just a Handful of Stocks

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban told CNBC on Monday that he's holding much more cash than he normally does because he's concerned about the stock market and U.S debt levels. "I'm down to maybe four...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 05:40 PM EDT

Google Ignores Privacy Settings, Tracks Users' Location

Google Ignores Privacy Settings, Tracks Users' Location

An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones will store your location data even if you've used privacy settings that say they will prevent it from doing...

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