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WikiLeaks: CIA Hacked Apple Devices in Ways Users Can't Fix

WikiLeaks: CIA Hacked Apple Devices in Ways Users Can't Fix

By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 27
New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn't disable by resetting their devices.

Volunteers Restore World War II Torpedo Boat

Volunteers Restore World War II Torpedo Boat

Mar 27
Volunteers at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans spent more than a decade restoring PT-305 to the way it looked in 1944.

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

By Meg Kinnard | Mar 26
The Federal Communications Commission in Washington voted 3-0 to approve rules to streamline the process for using technology to detect and block contraband phones in prisons and jails across the U.S.

Google's YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Upset with Videos

Google's YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Upset with Videos

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 26
AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects.

Was North Korea Behind an $81 Million Bank Cyberheist?

Was North Korea Behind an $81 Million Bank Cyberheist?

Mar 26
North Korea may have played a role in one of the biggest bank heists of all time. The cyber theft happened last February.

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Your Online Info

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Your Online Info

By Tali Arbel and Richard Lardner | Mar 25
The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information.

Israel Arrests Hacker Linked to Threats on U.S. Jewish Centers

Israel Arrests Hacker Linked to Threats on U.S. Jewish Centers

By Josef Federman | Mar 24
A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United States.

Spacewalking Astronauts Prep Station for New Parking Spot

Spacewalking Astronauts Prep Station for New Parking Spot

By Marcia Dunn | Mar 24
Astronauts ventured out on a spacewalk Friday to prep the International Space Station for a new parking spot.

Apple Cuts Prices on Lower-End iPads, Releases Red iPhones

Apple Cuts Prices on Lower-End iPads, Releases Red iPhones

By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 24
Apple is cutting prices on two iPad models and introducing red iPhones, but the company held back on updating its higher-end iPad Pro tablets.

Google Opens 'Shortcuts' to Information, Tools on Phones

Google Opens 'Shortcuts' to Information, Tools on Phones

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 23
Google wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask its search engine.

Comey Corrects Trump's Tweets in Real Time

Comey Corrects Trump's Tweets in Real Time

By Jill Colvin | Mar 22
The episode resulted in a real-time fact-checking of President Donald Trump by the FBI director - an unprecedented moment that put a sharp focus on a pattern of misstatements and mischaracterizations by the White House.

Nepal to Strap Some Everest Climbers with GPS Device

Nepal to Strap Some Everest Climbers with GPS Device

By Binaj Gurubacharya | Mar 22
Some climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest during the upcoming spring climbing season will be strapped with a GPS device to locate them in case they are in trouble and to prevent false claims of reaching the summit, officials said Monday.

Insider Q&A: Girding for Net Neutrality Fight

Insider Q&A: Girding for Net Neutrality Fight

By Tali Arbel | Mar 22
Vimeo's general counsel, Michael Cheah, spoke with The Associated Press recently about what the company sees coming as the Trump administration set about changing net neutrality policies.

Not My Laptop! Airline Passengers Hit the Device Doldrums

Not My Laptop! Airline Passengers Hit the Device Doldrums

By Barbara Ortutay | Mar 22
As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue.

Apple Cuts Prices on Lower-End iPads, Releases Red iPhones

Apple Cuts Prices on Lower-End iPads, Releases Red iPhones

By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 21
Apple is releasing a red edition of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; for each phone sold, Apple is donating an unspecified amount to HIV and AIDS programs. And Apple is doubling the storage on the smaller iPhone SE while keeping the $399 starting price.

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