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Reports of election site hacking rankle Florida officials

It may be child's play or signs of serious security problems, but either way Florida election officials are pushing back against reports that an 11-year-old hacked a replica of the state's election website

While everyone obsesses over Russia, China is stealing our data blind

What retailers are not telling you is that all those smart devices on which we’ve all come to rely for everyday convenience likely rely on platforms and cloud storage controlled by Chinese nationals.

Some Google Apps Might Be Tracking Your Data…

An Associated Press investigation says some Google apps are saving users' data even when certain privacy settings are on.

Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals…

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk tries to clear up murky financing for buyout with disclosure of Saudi Arabian interest

Microsoft forces Gab social network to delete content threatening Jewish people with 'torture'

Microsoft issued an ultimatum to a social network that it provides cloud services for after a user there posted comments threatening Jewish people with “ritual death by torture.”

This Project Is Battling Bias In Speech…

We talked to researchers from one project who are trying to change that by crowdsourcing voices.

The Latest: Lawmakers vow action on Google…

AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements even when you've told it not to keep your location history

Microsoft Excel world champion is just 15-years-old

Kevin Dimaculangan, a 15-year-old from Florida, has won the title of Microsoft Excel world champion.

US Cybersecurity Has Largely Stalled Since The…

The government is trying to stop Russian-backed hackers from meddling in the 2018 midterms, but experts think it may be too late.

Live salmon released for ailing orca but she…

Researchers carrying out unprecedented efforts to save an ailing killer whale have released live salmon into waters in front of the free-swimming orca

Technology companies shouldn’t snub the military: Here’s why

Silicon Valley has an obligation to help the U.S. maintain global supremacy.

Twitter CEO Defends Company's Decision Not To Ban…

CEO Jack Dorsey said conspiracy theorist Alex Jones hadn't violated any of Twitter's rules.

Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to…

Some state officials and environmental groups worry that a Trump administration directive could weaken a compromise aimed at saving an imperiled bird that lives in the American West

PGA Championship servers hacked, Bitcoin ransom included: Report

Critical files related to the PGA Championship and Ryder Cup were reportedly stolen.

Facebook, YouTube And Others Ban Alex Jones And…

The conservative pundit and conspiracy theorist confirmed the bans on Twitter.

White House called toxins contamination 'PR…

Toxins used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states

John Oliver viewers, not hackers, responsible for FCC system outage

The FCC voted 3-2 along partisan lines last December to repeal net neutrality rules.

The Court Fight Over Net Neutrality Is Far From…

The DOJ and FCC want an old net neutrality court ruling thrown out to make way for new lawsuits about the rule's repeal.

Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said

The smartphone cleanse: A 7-day guide to a digital detox

The smartphone cleanse: A 7-day guide to a digital detox

Facebook, Instagram To Launch New Tools That Let…

Facebook and Instagram will launch new features that will let users control the amount of time they spend on the apps.

'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward…

With a middle-of-the-night launch that lit up the sky with three pillars of flame, a NASA probe is hurtling toward the sun for the closest encounter ever by a spacecraft