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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:18 AM PDT

The ATM at 50: How It Changed Banking, and Consumers Too

The ATM at 50: How It Changed Banking, and Consumers Too

An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong one), turn 50 years old this year. They're ubiquitous — and...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:54 AM PDT

The Man Who Created Emoji Says He Saw Nuance in Pictures

The Man Who Created Emoji Says He Saw Nuance in Pictures

The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. They star in a new Hollywood...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:59 PM PDT

SEC Says Hackers Breached System, Accessed Data

SEC Says Hackers Breached System, Accessed Data

Hackers breached the filing system of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and may have accessed "nonpublic information" for profit, the agency said in a statement late Wednesday. The SEC, which...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:24 PM PDT

Nest Labs Adds Doorbell That Can Recognize Familiar Faces

Nest Labs Adds Doorbell That Can Recognize Familiar Faces

Home device maker Nest Labs is adding Google’s facial recognition technology to a camera-equipped doorbell and rolling out a security system in an attempt to end its history of losses.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 09:28 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Goes Storm Chasing Above Jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent back raw images of the planet's best-known featu...View gallery

  • Jumping Jupiters
  • Little Red Spot
  • Jupiter's Great Red Spot
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:16 AM PDT

Companies Help Schools Teach Students How to Work for Them

Companies Help Schools Teach Students How to Work for Them

Some companies are so set on having workers who know just how their computer systems work that they're partnering with schools to start or invest in job training programs of their own, NBC News reported. Call...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 05:39 AM PDT

Avril Lavigne Named Most Likely Celebrity to Expose People to Malware Online

Avril Lavigne Named Most Likely Celebrity to Expose People to Malware Online

One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory — she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecur...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 04:46 AM PDT

Facebook May Be Facing an 'Era of Accountability'

Facebook May Be Facing an 'Era of Accountability'

The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users. The world's biggest social network...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 01:36 PM PDT

Saudi Authorities Pressure Snapchat to Block Al-Jazeera

 Saudi Authorities Pressure Snapchat to Block Al-Jazeera

Snapchat has blocked Al-Jazeera's Discover channel in Saudi Arabia amid an ongoing dispute between Gulf states and Qatar, where the media network is headquartered. Al-Jazeera said Snapchat's decision to...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 09:37 PM PDT

New Hack Can Access Phones and Computers Via Bluetooth

New Hack Can Access Phones and Computers Via Bluetooth

Silicon Valley security company, Armis, has discovered vulnerabilities that can allow hackers to access a user’s phone or computer through Bluetooth.

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