Computing And Information Technology

Santa, romance and horror? 'Bird Box' bucks holiday trend

Dec 28, 2018

Santa, romance and horror? The Sandra Bullock-led thriller "Bird Box" on Netflix bucks the sugary holiday trend

Army looks for a few good robots, sparks industry battle

Dec 28, 2018

Army looks for a few good robots, sparks competition to provide next generation of battlefield assistants

Idaho lab protects US infrastructure from cyber attacks

Dec 24, 2018

Workers at an Idaho lab are helping the U.S. catch up with threats by hackers to systems that operate energy pipelines, hydroelectric projects, drinking water systems and nuclear power plants across the country.

Connected cars accelerate down data-collection highway

Dec 22, 2018

Automakers adding personal data collection as an increasingly common accessory as more cars automatically connect to the internet

DC slaps Facebook with latest suit targeting privacy lapses

Dec 19, 2018

The attorney general in the nation's capital has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for allowing data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica to improperly access data from as many as 87 million users

DC attorney general sues Facebook for allowing data-mining firm to access data from millions of users

Dec 19, 2018

DC attorney general sues Facebook for allowing data-mining firm to access data from millions of users

Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

Dec 14, 2018

Facebook says a software bug may have exposed a broader set of photos to app developers than users had granted permission for

The Latest: California Coastal Commission unveils phone app

Dec 14, 2018

The California Coastal Commission has unveiled a smartphone app that shows users a map of more than 1,500 public access points along the California coast

Hackers stole nearly $1M from Save the Children charity

Dec 13, 2018

The Save the Children charity says hackers stole nearly $1 million from the nonprofit through a sophisticated email scam

China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says

Dec 13, 2018

Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a massive data breach involving the Marriott hotel chain

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