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China cracks down on tools used to get around web filters

A Chinese technology regulator has announced a 14-month campaign to root out services that allow people in the country to circumvent the government's internet censorship

Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires…

Samsung Electronics says flaws in the design and production of batteries used in its Galaxy Note 7, not its hardware or software, made the smartphone prone to catching fire

Samsung explains why the Note 7 exploded

The phone was plagued by two separate battery manufacturing faults that affected the first and second shipments of the doomed Galaxy Note 7.

Range time with the new Cadex KRAKEN

Fox Firepower: Allison Barrie gets a first-hand look at the new Cadex CDX-MC KRAKEN Multi-Caliber rifle

Robots Could Soon Be Considered People ... Kind Of

Robots are increasingly becoming a part of everyday life, and some officials want legal protections if something goes wrong.

Cyberattack on Sundance briefly shutters box office

Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that they their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box office to shut down Saturday afternoon

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Report: 'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC head

President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules as the head of the Federal Communications Commission, which regulates the nation's airwaves and internet connections

Trump gets Obama's house, title _ even his…

Donald Trump built his campaign on tweets and now he's in control of the White House's powerful social media arsenal

Explaining the Note 7's battery flaws (with cake)

Bridget Carey finds a sweet way to illustrate Samsung's findings on why the Galaxy Note 7 overheated, and what the company is doing to prevent future battery failures.

Trump Wants Net Neutrality Critic To Head The FCC

The president will reportedly tap Ajit Pai, an FCC commissioner and opponent of net neutrality regulations, to lead the agency.

Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuit

Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers

New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags

New Mexico has announced a lawsuit against Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of auto makers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators

Home security smackdown: Which rechargeable…

We found our favorite rechargeable security camera. Find out if it's the Logi Circle, the Canary Flex or the Netgear Arlo Pro.

11 WhatsApp features you might not know

WhatsApp novices and pros alike may learn a thing or two from this handy list of tips.

How to make animated GIFs

These apps and websites will make looping animated GIFs for sharing.

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Uber settles with FTC and Samsung plans to…

The biggest tech stories of the day include Uber's FTC settlement and new data on Tesla's autopilot feature. Plus Samsung plans to explain why its Note 7 was forced to be recalled around the world.

This pint-sized smart plug is Belkin's best yet

It still doesn't work with Siri, but at $35, the Alexa-compatible Belkin WeMo Mini is a great way to get started with home automation.