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Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects…

Scientists are noticing fewer and fewer moths, ladybugs, fireflies and butterflies, but they can't quite quantify what's happening to flying insect because they never measured how many bugs there used to be

Apple Watch review roundup: The hype is real for the best smartwatch on the market

Although the reviews for Apple’s iPhone Xs/Max were lukewarm at best, the experience first users are having with the Apple Watch Series 4 is incredibly positive.

By Next Year, Almost Half Of All Cellphone Calls…

A new report based that prediction on an analysis of billions of cellphone calls made over the past year and a half.

Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by…

A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm won't help defend them

Fitbit launches new health care platform following Apple Watch redesign

Shares of Fitbit rose during Wednesday’s trading session.

The EU Wants To Know If Amazon Uses Third-Party…

Europe's antitrust chief said Wednesday they're questioning merchants and gathering information to find out if action needs to be taken.

3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

Three computer hackers whose "botnet" known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the Internet in 2016 have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity

Google, T-Mobile team up to help 911 operators

Emergency call centers will soon get Google Maps-like location data to pinpoint Android users in trouble.

ACLU Accuses Facebook Of Allowing Gender-Biased…

​The ACLU says Facebook's ad targeting system lets employers discriminate against women in job postings.

Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota finally cleaned up

Officials say cleanup has been completed on a massive oil pipeline leak in western North Dakota that has been called one of the biggest onshore spills in U.S. history

'Inside Edition' crew gets robbed while reporting on San Francisco Bay Area crime

An "Inside Edition" crew who baited "smash and grab" thieves in California's San Francisco Bay Area were the victims of a true robbery, and had thousands of dollars worth of equipment stolen.

Checking Your Phone All The Time? Going Grayscale…

As smartphones find more ubiquity in the workplace, going "gray" may be the only way to make them less distracting.

US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted…

The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site

Meet Marc Benioff, new Time Magazine owner and billionaire tech CEO

Benioff and his wife, Lynne, paid $190 million to acquire Time from Meredith Corp.

AI Is Still Really Bad At Recognizing Minorities…

A test of facial recognition software conducted by the ACLU found accuracy drops along racial lines.

Canadian crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal…

Aggressive Canadian crabs invading US waters from Nova Scotia threaten coastal ecosystem

Fitbit shares plunge after Apple Watch unveil

Apple's new wearable device launched just one month after Fitbit unveiled the latest version of its own fitness tracker, the Charge 3.

Why You'll Probably Receive A "Presidential Alert…

FEMA and the FCC are carrying out a test of the new IPAWS system - an alert system that combines television, radio and text alerts.

Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US…

Cybersecurity firm warns Iran government-backed hackers stepped up efforts after Trump pulled America from nuclear deal

Apple unveils new iPhone models amid slowing smartphone demand

The iPhone XS is Apple's most advanced phone ever, CEO Tim Cook said.

Jeff Bezos Is Committing $2B To Homeless Families…

The Amazon CEO announced Thursday that the new philanthropic initiatives will be called the Bezos Day 1 Fund.

SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese…

SpaceX's 1st passenger is a moonstruck Japanese fashion and shopping executive and art collector who wants to take artists with him on trip into space