Google watches your movements, like it or not
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.
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Facebook forces admins of popular pages to share location info
Facebook is rolling out a new requirement to people who manage pages with a large following in the US: They’ll soon have to confirm their locations.
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Black Hat hacker says he accessed ‘hundreds’ of aircraft already in the sky
It sounds incredible: the ability to tap into a commercial airliner’s on-board systems as it flies thousands of meters over head. But a cyber expert is telling a security conference he’s managed to do just that — hundreds of times.
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Is your Amazon Echo spying on you?
Amazon’s Echo smart speaker is the latest must-have gadget – but experts warn it may not be as safe as you think.
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Samsung’s foldable phone will be first—but at what cost?
Samsung has been working on a foldable phone believed to be called the Galaxy X for years.
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Has China’s ‘Area 51’ been found in the Gobi Desert?
For decades, the U.S. government denied that Area 51, a top-secret military base in Nevada, existed, until 2013, when a 2005 Freedom of Information Act request forced the CIA to officially acknowledge it. Now, using images from Google Maps, conspiracy theorists claim they have found China’s version in the Gobi desert.
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Police officers test new restraint technology
Police officers in Illinois are testing a new restraint weapon designed for situations where deadly force is not warranted.
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For Uber and Airbnb, New York City turns foe
For Uber Technologies Inc. and Airbnb Inc., New York City has been a cradle of growth, with its 8.5 million residents and burgeoning tech startup scene.
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US Army eyes microwave cannon to take out drones
The U.S. Army wants an airborne microwave cannon that can take down drones.
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Southern Californians are tossing electric scooters into ocean, burning them: report
Some residents in southern California that have had enough of the electric scooter craze are reportedly resorting to vandalism in an effort to vent their frustrations.
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Rogue Chinese message broadcast over intercom at National Weather Service center
A strange Chinese audio message was heard over the intercom at the National Weather Service center on Wednesday.
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Sinister ‘Momo suicide challenge’ sparks fear as it spreads on WhatsApp
A sick suicide ‘game’ dubbed “Momo” has been spreading on WhatsApp, prompting police to issue warnings about the shocking challenge.
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10 useful Gmail settings you’ll wish you knew sooner
More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about one in seven people on Earth, actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.
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‘Force field’ technology could make US tanks unstoppable
Astonishingly futuristic new tech creates a seemingly invisible, impenetrable, protective bubble around military armored vehicles making enemy attempts to fire at U.S. tanks pretty pointless – those rounds won’t hit the tank, they’ll explode mid-air.
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