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Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged…

Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct

NASA drops replica Orion spacecraft to test…

NASA says it successfully tested the Orion spacecraft's parachutes by dropping a replica spacecraft from an Air Force transport aircraft over a desert test site in southwestern Arizona

Hottest tech gifts for dad

Kurt the 'CyberGuy' breaks down the gadgets.

Facebook's New Feature Will Help You Temporarily…

Now snooze is a feature on more than just your alarm clock.

He's 6 Years Old and Makes Millions on YouTube

Meet Ryan. He's 6 years old, likes to play with toys, and has just been listed as one of Forbes' highest-earning YouTube celebrities. Per Business Insider , the young entrepreneur, who hosts his family's Ryan ToysReview channel on the video-sharing site, helped his household bring in about $11 million in pretax...

Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana

Disney $52 billion purchase of Fox seals rift in Marvel, 'Star Wars' universes but it will be unavoidable online and in theaters

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Facebook: Social media scrolling can make you…

It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Passively scrolling through social media can make you feel bad

Young computer experts exploited video game for…

The hackers were targeting the server hosts that provide protection against botnet attacks for 'Minecraft' players, hoping then to provide such protection themselves and make millions; James Rosen has the story for 'Special Report.'

Italy says Amazon will pay $118 million to end tax dispute

Italian tax authorities say Amazon will pay 100 million euros ($118 million) to end a dispute over its tax payments from 2011-2015

Germany extends facial recognition test at rail…

Germany's top security official is extending tests of automatic facial recognition technology after an initial six-month trial showed the system had a good success rate

US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized…

Federal attorneys prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring case are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest

Biggest tech failures and successes of 2017

Kurt 'The Cyber Guy' Knutsson breaks down the hits and misses on 'Fox & Friends.'

Another Potential Victim of Net Neutrality Nix: Free Online Porn

Many individuals and groups are displeased with the FCC's ruling Thursday to nix "net neutrality" rules, which kept ISPs from giving preference to or throttling some online content. But one demographic in particular is particularly hot and bothered, per the Independent Journal Review : consumers of internet porn. The site notes...

People Are Calling Uber Instead of Ambulances…

People are increasingly taking Uber instead of ambulances to get to the hospital, new research suggests. For a (non-peer-reviewed) research paper released Wednesday, economics professor David Slusky and Dr. Leon Moskatel looked at ambulance usage in 766 US cities upon the arrival of Uber from 2013 to 2015. Slusky tells...

The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality…

The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits

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FCC votes to overturn Obama-era net neutrality…

Now broadband providers can slow down the interface for apps by rival firms, block them altogether or charge them for faster online performance; James Rosen has more for 'Special Report.'

German government says it backs 'open and free internet'

The German government says it backs an "open and free internet" following the U.S. decision to repeal net neutrality rules