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Google parent turns on internet balloons in…

Google says its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops…

The US is looking to ban laptops from checked bags on international flights. Questions and answers on the proposal.

Get the iPhone X ASAP

Five tips to get the Apple's new iPhone on launch day before it goes out of stock.

Urine-powered combat equipment?

Fox Firepower: Allison Barrie with a look at how Army scientists are extracting Hydrogen from urine and using it to power fuel cells. Something that could be a great advantage to military personnel.

Twitter Just Laid Out Its Schedule To Tackle…

The news comes one week after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said, "We're still not doing enough."

G7 backs internet industry effort to detect…

The Group of Seven industrialized nations have thrown their support behind a new technology industry alliance aimed at detecting and blunting online propaganda to combat extremism on the internet

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French-led EU push for heftier tax on internet…

France's drive to force internet giants to pay more taxes is losing steam, amid resistance from other EU countries that offer tax shelter to companies like Apple

Viral smartphone game lets ordinary Chinese 'clap…

A smartphone game has gone viral by letting ordinary Chinese 'clap' for Chinese President Xi Jinping after his lengthy address at the Communist Party's national congress this week

The new Amazon Echo reviewed

We tested Amazon's new for 2017 Echo to see how it compares to the original Amazon Echo.

Regulating Facebook: John McCain joins Democrats

Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) joins Senators Klobuchar (R-Minn.) and Warner (R-Va.) in an effort to institute regulations on social media ads in an effort to thwart foreign interference in our elections.

Computers No Longer Need Human Input To Beat Us…

Although the computer program is built to play only "Go," this new development suggests computers might train themselves better than humans can.

Workers at iPhone supplier in China protest…

Apple vows to investigate underpayment of bonuses at iPhone supplier in China after worker protests

Applying for a credit card? Please take a selfie

Payment processing giant Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate various types of biometrics _ your fingerprint, face, voice, etc. _ into approving credit card applications and payments

Google parent leads $1B Lyft investment…

Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, further deepening its rift with the market leader Uber

Honest Ads Act looks to regulate election ads…

Today's major tech stories include the bipartisan Honest Ads Act that would regulate political advertisements online, Nielsen's plan to track viewership on subscription streaming services and Alphabet's $1 billion investment in Lyft.

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Google Photos can now recognize your pets

The world's biggest search engine is giving users a new way to look at their four-legged friends.

Little Rock drops Amazon bid in ad: 'It's not you…

Arkansas' capital city is pre-emptively rejecting its long-shot bid to host Amazon's second headquarters, telling the online retailer in a full-page newspaper ad: "It's not you

Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story

Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story

Site of Amazon's HQ2 has much to learn from…

The many places competing for Amazon's HQ2 have plenty to learn from the site of its HQ1

Diving into Acer's new Mixed Reality VR headset

It's easier to set up and use than other VR headsets, but there's still not a ton of content to experience.

Amazon’s second headquarters: Craziest ways…

Amazon is on the hunt for its second headquarters in North America and with 50,000 thousand jobs on the line, cities are trying to woo the ecommerce giant. From orange monuments to social media campaigns, here’s a roundup of the most creative and craziest ways cities submitted their bid.

Packers, Microsoft join in tech venture near Lambeau Field

The Green Bay Packers and Microsoft are launching a tech incubator in a development next to Lambeau Field in an effort to ignite innovation in an area not typically targeted by major, global companies

Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive…

Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment on its platform, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users

Nielsen says it will report on who's watching…

The Nielsen company says it will now report how many people are watching shows on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon

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iPhone 8 Plus vs. 7 Plus camera comparison

We journey around San Francisco to test out the dual rear shooters on the iPhone 8 Plus against last year's 7 Plus.

Flaw in Wi-Fi password protocol could leave users…

Cybersecurity analyst Morgan Wright warns hackers could penetrate your personal network and that changing your password won't help.

LG, Qualcomm join hands for autonomous driving

LG Electronics says it has joined hands with Qualcomm to jointly research and develop autonomous driving technologies