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Apple: Many 'Genuine' Apple Products On Amazon Are Fake

Oct 22
Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.

Cyberattacks On Key Internet Firm Disrupt Internet Services

By Raphael Satter And Frank Bajak | Oct 22
Withering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States on Friday.

GRINDHER? Say Goodbye to Your Current Fruit Fly and Hello to GalPal

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 22
Attention gay men! The days of settling for whichever drunken bachelorette-party reject glommed onto you at the local gay bar are over. Debuting this summer, the new app GalPal connects gay men and straight women to create lasting friendships.

Trump Denials Notwithstanding, Intelligence Officials Point to Russia in Democratic Hacks

By Deb Reichmann | Oct 21
Actually, the U.S. government says it does have an idea, and has concluded it was Russia who hacked into the Democratic National Committee

Robot Pilots May Someday Fly Passenger and Cargo Planes

By Joan Lowy | Oct 21
Think of it as the airborne cousin to the self-driving car: A robot in the cockpit to help human pilots fly passengers and cargo - and eventually even replace them.

'Porn Emergency' :: YouTube Glitch Behind Training Video Goof

By John O'Connor | Oct 20
At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency's training summit, the picture faded to black and, several seconds later, a pornographic clip appeared.

Openly Gay Apple CEO Tim Cook was Apparently on Clinton's VP Shortlist

Oct 18
Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is openly gay, was apparently on Hillary Clinton's shortlist of vice presidential candidates.

Mobile Game Replaces Pokemon Creatures with Clinton, Trump

Oct 18
While some voters may wish the presidential candidates would just go away, Dartmouth College has created an app for those who want to find them around every corner.

Ang Lee Unveils His Hyper-Real 'Billy Lynn' to Mixed Reviews

By Jake Coyle | Oct 18
Mixed reviews greeted Ang Lee's long anticipated "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" at the New York Film Festival on Friday night, casting further doubts over the promise of Hollywood's latest technological savior: high-frame rate filming.

WikiLeaks: Assange's Internet Link 'Severed' by State Actor

Oct 17
WikiLeaks says that founder Julian Assange's internet access has been cut by an unidentified state actor. Few other details were immediately available.

Germany Investigates Couple Trying to Sell Baby Girl on eBay

Oct 17
Police in the western German city of Duisburg say they're investigating the parents of a 40-day-old girl on allegations they were trying to sell their infant daughter on eBay.

Google Launches Tools to Give Users Voting Info

Oct 17
Early voting has already started in many states and Google has launched new tools to make it easier for users to attain information about voting.

Samsung Note 7 Recall to Cost At Least $5.3 Billion

By Youkyung Lee | Oct 16
Samsung Electronics said Friday that the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 would cost the company about $3 billion during the current and next quarters, bringing the total cost of the recall to at least $5.3 billion.

FilmStruck Aims to Bring the Art House Into Your Living Room

By Jake Coyle | Oct 15
Does this sound familiar? You want to stream a movie and end up spending most of your time clicking through a disorganized sea of options, most of which aren't especially good, anyhow.

Silicon Valley Engineers Use Drones to Deliver Medical Help in Rwanda

Oct 15
Drones developed by Silicon Valley engineers are being used to drop urgent medical supplies to isolated areas, dramatically reducing the wait for patients in need.

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