Facebook rebuffs US AG over access to encrypted…

Facebook is rebuffing efforts to give authorities a way to read encrypted messages

San Francisco aims to rein in tests of tech ideas…

San Francisco leaders are tired of its streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps and are cracking down

Amazon To Lease Space In New York After…

In 2017, Amazon announced it was looking for a place to put its second headquarters. But a deal to establish HQ2 in Queens fell through.

Netflix says more than 26M watched 'The Irishman' in 7 days

Netflix says that 26.4 million households worldwide watched “The Irishman” in its first week of streaming

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Parisians dodge strikes by logging on to share…

Use of technology is changing the nature of French strikes

George Laurer, inventor of ubiquitous UPC, dies…

The inventor of the Universal Product Code has died

His Quest to Own a URL Took an Insane Turn

On Tuesday, Rossi Adams was sentenced to 14 years in prison. In a piece for One Zero delving into the backstory of his crime, Ian Frisch writes that Adams was undone by a thoroughly 21st-century "Achilles' heel": his desire to own a URL. The domain name in question is www....

GM lending $40M to startup company buying closed…

General Motors has agreed to loan $40 million to a newly formed company that wants to make electric pickup trucks at a massive Ohio assembly plant GM shut down earlier this year

Amazon Claims It Lost $10B Contract Due to Trump

Amazon claims it missed out on a potentially $10 billion contract because of President Trump. That's the assertion in a lawsuit by Amazon Web Services unsealed Monday. The Department of Defense ended up handing the JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) contract to Microsoft in late October, a move that AWS...

Cyberattack Hit Pensacola Hours After Shooting

On the heels of the tragic attack in Pensacola, Fla. , came a virtual attack. "The city of Pensacola is experiencing a cyberattack that began this weekend that is impacting our city network, including phones and email at City Hall and some of our other buildings," Mayor Grover Robinson announced at...

China Bans Foreign Computers

Within three years, there won't be a Dell computer or Microsoft software to be found inside China's government offices. Beijing has ordered all foreign computer equipment and software be eliminated from government offices and public institutions by 2022, reports the Guardian , which notes the move will likely be "a blow...

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Amazon says Trump's 'improper pressure' doomed…

Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract

24 states asking for better online protections for children

Two dozen state attorneys general are asking the Federal Trade Commission to implement better online protections for children

Sprint exec messages suggest T-Mobile deal may…

A Sprint executive's messages revealed in court Monday may undercut one of T-Mobile's arguments supporting its $26.5 billion merger

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon…

Some climate scientists are limiting their airline flights so they don’t worsen the global warming they study

Food delivery service Just Eat rejects new takeover offer

A new takeover offer still isn't sweet enough for food delivery service Just Eat

SpaceX delivers 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to…

SpaceX has made an early holiday delivery to the International Space Station

Co-inventor of New Orleans 'hand grenade…

The co-founder of a chain of bars in New Orleans' French Quarter who helped create an iconic cocktail known as the “hand grenade” has died

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iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

A University of Michigan research team has created an augmented reality system that allows people with different levels of mobility to play and exercise together

Minnesota National Guard identifies 3 killed in…

The Minnesota National Guard says the three soldiers who were killed when their helicopter crashed near St