Tech

Cops wage psychological warfare against online…

A global police operation took down two illicit online drug bazaars in an innovative plan designed to sow uncertainty among buyers and sellers

Microsoft 4Q gets boost from cloud computing

Microsoft's cloud computing business has helped boost its fourth-quarter revenue and earnings above Wall Street's expectations, further validating a strategy pushed by CEO Satya Nadella since he took over in 2014

Elon Musk says NY-DC hyperloop is coming

In a tweet, Musk says he has the verbal go-ahead to build a tunnel that would get people from New York to Washington DC in under 30 minutes.

Why Use The Alphabet When Apple Has Given Us New…

Apple has unveiled new emojis that include yogis, breastfeeding moms, and zombies.

Twitter Promises It's Doing Way Better With…

Twitter says it's taking 10 times as many actions against abusive accounts as it was last year.

Alexa, turn up my Kenmore AC; Sears cuts a deal…

Sears will begin selling Kenmore appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa.

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Musk says government likes plan for high-speed…

Musk says US gives "verbal approval" to high-speed tunnel that could break ground this year

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade Great…

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade internet controls

Update your iOS device right now

The newest version of iOS patches critical flaws that could allow an attacker to take over your iPhone or iPad.

Facebook Likes Could Be Making Us Dumber

According to new research, Facebook likes are dumbing down the way we communicate. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Astronauts And Google Team Up To Let You Explore…

For when you want to visit space, but you don't want to do all that astronaut training.

Amazon's new social network is looking a lot like…

Amazon is launching a new social network aimed at getting its hardcore users to spend even more money with the e-commerce giant

Facebook working on way to charge for reading…

Facebook is launching a news subscription product to help publishers make money from the articles people share and read on its platform

Facebook blames glitch for shutdown of Catholic…

Facebook is blaming a technical glitch for knocking several Catholic-focused Facebook pages with millions of followers offline for more than a day

How Sideshow created its epic Thanos on Throne…

We talk to the Sideshow Collectibles team about how technology and traditional methods blend to create its iconic piece, the Thanos on Throne Maquette.

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Elon Musk Wants To Build A Hyperloop On The East…

Musk tweeted Thursday he has "verbal [government] approval" to build an underground hyperloop on the East Coast.

T-Mobile beats Wall Street views as it gains new customers

T-Mobile beats Wall Street views as it gains new customers in competitive wireless market

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find…

An underwater robot has entered a badly damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, capturing images of the harsh impact of its meltdown, including key structures that were torn and knocked out of place

AP names Benjaminson as national news editor for…

The Associated Press has named Wendy Benjaminson, a senior leader in its Washington bureau, to a role directing coverage of the cooperative's national reporting teams

Apple patents smart dock, Microsoft unveils smart…

In today's tech news, Apple could produce a smart dock to turn your iPhone into a Siri smart speaker. Microsoft announces a Cortana-powered thermostat and a Russian man is jailed for developing Citadel Malware.

Modern Editing Software Could Make Identifying…

New research suggests people aren't great at identifying fake still images; researchers warn the problem could get bigger as technology progresses.

Russian man who helped develop Citadel malware gets 5 years

A Russian man who helped develop and distribute malicious software designed to steal personal financial information has been sentenced to serve five years in prison

Afghan team among medal winners at global…

Teams left with medals in a variety of categories at an international robotics competition in Washington that attracted teams of teenagers from more than 150 nations

Hi Bixby: Samsung phone's voice assistant now…

Samsung Electronics says Bixby voice assistant for smartphones will start speaking English but only in South Korea and the U.S.

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How to get started with Google's Backup and Sync…

Learn how to set up Google's new desktop app and what it can do.

Xbox Makes It Easier For Indie Game Developers To…

The new program from Microsoft — and a new company called Jump — will give indie game developers more places to publish their work.

Daimler to recall 3 million vehicles to ease…

German automaker Daimler says it is voluntarily recalling 3 million diesel cars in Europe to improve their emissions performance