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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."

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

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Says Asteroid Mining is the…

The nation of Luxembourg has decided to begin investing in the future of space mining. Tony Spitz ha the details.

Dream Jobs: Justin Schuble Of Instagram's…

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

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

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Social media helps fuel teacher activism across…

Social media is helping fuel activism by teachers seeking better wages and improved funding for education across the country

Musk's LA transport tunnel proposal takes step…

A Los Angeles City Council committee has approved an environmental review exemption for a tunnel Elon Musk wants to dig to test a novel underground transportation system

Zoom Zoom! It’s the iPad of Cars

Eli car is a new electric vehicle made to go 25 miles per hour and less than 5 miles. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Maryland bill seeks transparency in online…

A measure approved by Maryland lawmakers would create more transparency for online political ads on social media platforms like Facebook to help stop foreign influence in the state's elections

Amazon Just Shared a Secret Number

After years of speculation, Jeff Bezos finally disclosed the number of Amazon Prime subscribers Wednesday, and it was a big, round one: The CEO said in a letter to shareholders that the service now has at least 100 million subscribers, CNBC reports. He said the company shipped more than 5...

Amazon's reveals its Prime service has 100…

Amazon has persuaded more than 100 million shoppers to subscribe to its Prime service as its empire and ambitions expand

Oops! This Bank Sent $35 Billion to the Wrong…

Deutsche bank sends $35 billion to the wrong place. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

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Cops: Nurse Plotted to Kill Doctor's Wife

An Illinois nurse hired a dark web company to kill the wife of a male doctor with whom she had an affair, police say. Woodridge police say that last Thursday, the CBS show 48 Hours reached out to them to say an area woman was allegedly involved in a murder-for-hire...

Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block…

The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with…

Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data

Apple is Finally Fixing its Brightness Issue

Apple has a new patent on a tool that will optimize your iPhone screen brightness! No more web surfing in the dark!

EU renews call for Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

The European Parliament is repeating a call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the internet giant's data privacy scandal, after Zuckerberg offered to send someone else in his place

Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS…

Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition team backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage

390 Donate to Buy Couch for Billionaire Musk

Elon Musk is a great example of crowdfunding success. Not only did he raise $10 million selling flamethrowers , he may soon be the recipient of a crowdfunded couch. In an interview with CBS News last week, Musk mentioned the couch in his office at Tesla is, well, "not a good...

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Astronomers Are Looking For the Sun’s Lost…

Astronomers are looking for the sun's lost siblings. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.

Indian Minister: We Had the Internet 5K Years Ago

Amazon has released an Android browser in India dubbed "Internet," per the Verge —but that's not what the chief minister of Tripura state was referring to Tuesday when he claimed the Internet was invented in India long ago. Speaking in Agartala, Biplab Deb cited the Hindu epic Mahabharata , stressing that...