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Environmentalists ask court to restore oil-gas emission rule

Environmentalists are asking an appeals court to reinstate a rule restricting harmful methane emissions on U.S. lands, at least temporarily

AT&T, Verizon face DOJ probe amid collusion allegations

Apple reportedly complained of attempt to block phone-switching technology.

Dream Jobs: Justin Schuble Of Instagram's…

"Consider your diet ruined," reads his Instagram bio.

DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting…

The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers

Flip phones are back: Less distracting and a lot cheaper than a smartphone

The flip phone is having a mini-resurgence as consumers seek less distraction. Call it a rejection of the smartphone with its bombardment of messaging and social media that sap your attention. Or maybe it’s just a return to the cell phone’s roots, when a phone was just a phone.

The US Won 4G, But It's Falling Behind In A…

The U.S. won the 4G race, and that brought a big economic boost to its GDP. However, in the 5G race, the U.S. is behind — but it could catch up.

Legendary scientist at lab that developed atomic…

Scientist Nerses "Krik" Krikorian, who became a legend in the once-secret New Mexico city where the atomic bomb was developed, has died

Homeland Security: Top cybersecurity risks are mobile apps, mobile app users

Most mobile app users blindly trust that the apps they download from app stores are safe and secure. But that isn’t the case.

Google Loses Key 'Right To Be Forgotten' Case In…

Google will have to delete search results about a man's previous criminal conviction.

Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic…

Cities and even countries now such as Great Britain are looking at banning straws because plastic pollution is a huge global problem

Facebook to put 1.5 billion users beyond the reach of new EU privacy law, report says

Facebook, which is still feeling the shockwaves from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, is reportedly looking to put 1.5 billion users beyond the reach of a new European Union privacy law.

The Future Of Warfare Is Autonomous, But How…

One way or another, robots are coming to the battlefield. The debate is over whether they should be pulling triggers.

UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's…

A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism."

Criminals using Facebook to sell stolen credit cards, personal information: The Times

Is Facebook now an advertising platform for criminals?

Netflix's Aggressive Content Strategy Is Working…

The streaming company plans to have around 700 original programs on its platform by the end of 2018.

Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica…

Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users

Army developing 'nano-satellites' for space warfare

Small "nano-satellites" could soon play a big role in U.S. Army plans to win ground wars, a top U.S. Army official said Thursday.

From Plucky To Embattled: Mark Zuckerberg's…

The Zuckerberg testifying in front of Congress is much different from the Zuckerberg who first started Facebook.

Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in…

A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain

Former Apple publicist: Kiss your privacy goodbye

“Life, liberty and the pursuit of Facebook are not our inalienable rights.”

Congress Doesn't Know How To Talk About…

Facebook's data collection practices are so complicated that some members of Congress had a hard time framing questions on how it works.

Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new…

Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus got more time to prepare for arguments on whether to suppress statements he made to the FBI after his arrest on a criminal indictment