'America's Got Talent' continues summer dominance…

With the top two most-watched television shows last week, NBC's 'America's Got Talent' continues its dominance when the heat is on

Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook…

Facebook launches 'clear history' tool in some countries under a new name

Twitter, Facebook Make Two Different Crackdowns…

Twitter quickly announced it would no longer accept advertisements from "state-controlled news media entities," but Facebook made no immediate change.

Say Goodbye to the World's Oldest Webcam

Dewy-eyed tech lovers, we're sorry: The FogCam is coming down. After 25 years, the world's oldest-known webcam will be removed from its perch at San Francisco State University campus, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Jeff Schwartz and Dan Wong set it up in 1994 while studying computer science there. "We...

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Monopoly maker Hasbro to cut plastic use in toy…

Hasbro is giving plastic packaging the boot

Big questions linger as Russia shares radiation…

A nuclear weapons watchdog says Russia has resumed sharing data from its radiation monitoring stations after they were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range

Facebook Releases Audit Amid Allegations Of…

The audit was conducted by former Republican Sen. Jon Kyl and his team, and it included interviews from over 100 individuals and groups.

Ransomware attack hits more than 20 Texas local governments

Texas authorities say more than 20 local governments are facing a coordinated ransomware attack

Autonomous vehicle company Waymo to test in…

Google autonomous vehicle spinoff Waymo says it will start testing on public roads in Florida to better experience heavy rain

One Number Swirling Around Apple TV Plus Is Just…

Apple wants to move well beyond gadgets with a Netflix-like streaming service, and details are dribbling out ahead of the expected fall release of Apple TV Plus. Lots of questions remain about the particulars of what Apple will be offering, and CEO Tim Cook hasn't filled in many details about...

Facebook, Twitter Remove 'Deceptive' Accounts…

Both Facebook and Twitter say they've removed multiple accounts involved in spreading disinformation about the Hong Kong protests.

Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 12-18

A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Aug. 12-18

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US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day…

If you're flying over the Labor Day holiday, don't count on an empty middle seat

Huawei expects no relief from US sanctions but is…

Huawei founder expects no relief from US sanctions but is confident Chinese tech giant can thrive with its own technology

Justice Department sues to block merger of airline IT firms

The Justice Department is suing to block Sabre Corp. from buying a rival that also provides airline booking services

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong…

Twitter has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were linked to the Chinese government and a disinformation campaign targeting protests in Hong Kong

German FM 'grateful' for Swedish teen's climate…

Germany's foreign minister says he's "grateful" for Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg's climate protests

UK to pressure social media companies to fight…

Britain's government is planning to pressure social media companies to do more to fight misinformation on vaccines following a spike in measles cases

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Pentagon conducts 1st test of previously banned…

The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned this month

US extends limited reprieve on tech sales to…

Huawei limited sanctions reprieve gets a 90-day extension

He Got a Joke Vanity Plate. The Joke Was on Him

A California man's 2016 decision to get a vanity license plate set him on a path into a "Kafkaesque loop," reports Wired in a look at Joseph Tartaro's predicament. The computer security researcher began brainstorming possibilities that related to his industry, including "null pointer." He liked the NULL, and thought...