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Panel Urges Better Cybersecurity to President-Elect Trump

By Tami Abdollah and Darlene Superville | Dec 8
A presidential commission made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity, weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

Many Smartphone Health Apps Don't Flag Danger, Says Review

By Mike Stobbe | Dec 8
Don't count on smartphone health apps in an emergency: A review shows many don't warn when you're in danger.

6 Ways to Manage Phone Charges During International Travel

By Anick Jesdanun | Dec 8
You might find some of these steps annoying, but they're surely less painful than an unexpected data bill. Start planning well before you leave.

FCC: AT&T, Verizon Shouldn't Exempt Own Apps from Data Caps

By Tali Arbel | Dec 7
U.S. regulators are calling out AT&T and Verizon for exempting their own video apps from data caps on customers' cellphones.

Fake News Blamed for Gunman's Bizarre Pizzeria Attack

Dec 6
A man who said he was investigating a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place fired an assault rifle inside the Washington, D.C., restaurant on Sunday injuring no one, police and news reports said.

German Parliament Chief to OK Probe of WikiLeaks Documents

Dec 5
The speaker of the German Parliament is planning to approve a criminal investigation into the leak of confidential documents relating to U.S. intelligence activities in the country.

Niagara Falls Gets $4M Lighting Makeover; LEDs Brighten View

Dec 5
A $4 million lighting makeover promises to dial up the wow factor of Niagara Falls at night.

10 Must-Have Apps For 2017

By Troy Maillis | Dec 4
As we move forward into the New Year, let's take a look at 10 Apps that have gained popularity in 2016 and show no signs of slowing down in 2017. If you don't have these Apps yet-get them!

Tech Duds :: Some Gadgets to Avoid

By Ian Maloney | Dec 4
While many lists this holiday season (including our own) will focus on what gadgets you should get (or at least covet), there aren't as many that will tell you which items you may want to avoid. This is that list.

How a Trump Administration Could Shape the Internet

By Tali Abel | Dec 4
Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online - not to mention how much privacy you have while you're at it.

In Macedonia's Fake News Hub, Teen Shows AP How It's Done

By Zana Cimili and Raphael Satter | Dec 4
On the second floor of a noisy sports center in the Macedonian town of Veles, a teenage purveyor of fake news cracked open his laptop and laid out his case for why lying is more lucrative than the truth.

4 Changes in Mobile Holiday Shopping

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 4
Shoppers buying on their phones this holiday season will see new ways stores are making it easier and faster as they try to lock in sales before people swipe to the next site.

Panel Urges Better Cybersecurity to President-Elect Trump

By Tami Abdollah And Darlene Superville | Dec 4
A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity.

Must-Have Gadgets for the Tech Geek Inside Us All!

By Ian Maloney | Dec 3
Without playing into stereotypes, it is worth pointing out that many gay men enjoy having the newest toys to play with every season, so we have put together a few of our favorites that will be making the rounds this holiday season.

Olympic Hero Michael Phelps Looks to Dip his Toes in Tech

By Michael Liedtke | Dec 3
Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur.

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