Technology

Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 9:29 am
WASHINTON D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump and China escalated their 13-month trade war Friday, sending financial markets tumbling and intensifying worries about the health of the global economy. Trump answered a new round of trade sanctions from China by promising a still-secret response, joking...
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Huawei
Andy Wong/AP, file
August 19, 2019 - 11:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that the United States will extend by 90 days a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei. The U.S. government blacklisted the Chinese technology giant in May, deeming it a national security risk and restricting sales of U.S...
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Suzanne Monaghan
August 11, 2019 - 5:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The internet is constantly changing, so for parents, it can seem like an overwhelming task to try to keep up with their child's online activity. But you don't need to know everything online, you just need to know what your kids do online, says Linsly Donnelly with...
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A Virgin Mary painting, flags and flowers adorn a makeshift memorial for the victims of Saturday's mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.
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August 05, 2019 - 8:59 pm
By Frank Bajak BOSTON (AP) — The online message board 8chan was effectively knocked offline Monday after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas , whose perpetrator was linked to the site. 8chan is known for trafficking in anonymous hate speech...
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Capital One said a hacker gained access to more than 100 million Capital One credit card applications earlier this month. The compromised data included some Social Security numbers.
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July 29, 2019 - 9:52 pm
By Rob McLean, CNN Business (CNN) - - In one of the biggest-ever data breaches, a hacker gained access to more than 100 million Capital One customers' accounts and credit card applications earlier this year. The compromised data includes 140,000 Social Security numbers, 1 million Canadian Social...
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Google has agreed to pay a $13 million settlement that could resolve a class-action lawsuit over the company's collection of people's private information through its Street View project.
Nick Oxford for CNN
July 22, 2019 - 5:02 pm
By Clare Duffy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Google has agreed to pay a $13 million settlement that could resolve a class-action lawsuit over the company's collection of people's private information through its Street View project. The agreement, if approved by a judge, would resolve a 2010 suit over the...
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This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot.
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July 21, 2019 - 2:21 pm
By Rachel Metz, CNN Business (CNN) -- This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot. The implant would connect wirelessly...
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Protesters have marched in Old San Juan for days calling for the governor's resignation.
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July 20, 2019 - 1:00 pm
By Mayra Cuevas, Dakin Andone and Amir Vera, CNN (CNN) - - As thousands of people crowded the streets calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down, the president of Puerto Rico's House of Representatives created a special committee on Friday to advise him on whether the governor committed...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks during a news briefing at the White House, in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
July 15, 2019 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration came out strongly Monday against Facebook's ambitious plan to create a new digital currency, as the Treasury chief warned it could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism. Treasury Secretary Steven...
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Lynne Adkins
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Doctors and patients are using technology in the treatment of mental health issues. With an app on your phone or a computer program, patients can keep up with the work needed to handle depression and anxiety. Dr. Michael Vergare, chairman of psychiatry at Thomas...
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