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Friday, May 5, 2017 at 07:17 AM CDT

HoMedics Recalls Massagers Due to Shock, Burn Hazards

HoMedics Recalls Massagers Due to Shock, Burn Hazards

A product that's supposed to bring you relaxation and comfort has brought some consumers a lot of pain.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 07:54 PM CDT

Facebook to Hire 3,000 to Monitor Live Crime, Suicide Videos

Facebook to Hire 3,000 to Monitor Live Crime, Suicide Videos

Facebook says it will hire another 3,000 people to review videos of crime and suicides following murders shown live.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 07:40 AM CDT

North Texas Data Breach Could Expose Customer Data

North Texas Data Breach Could Expose Customer Data

A North Texas company is dealing with a potentially massive security breach. Southlake-based Sabre says someone hacked its hotel reservation system.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 10:57 PM CDT

Apple's Growing Cash Stash Spurs Talk of Huge Acquisition

Apple's Growing Cash Stash Spurs Talk of Huge Acquisition

As Apple's stash of cash grows, so does the possibility that the world's most valuable company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that would expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets. The...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 03:57 PM CDT

Microsoft Takes Aim at Google With Laptop, Slim Windows

Microsoft Takes Aim at Google With Laptop, Slim Windows

Microsoft is taking aim at Google as it introduced a Surface device for students and slimmed down Windows for the classroom. The new Surface Laptop is the first Surface device without a detachable keyboard....

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 06:39 AM CDT

Mother's Day Scam Claims to Offer Big Discounts

Mother's Day Scam Claims to Offer Big Discounts

You may have seen the ads on Facebook: big retailers offering $50 coupons to celebrate Mother's Day. These deals are too good to be true.

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 11:59 AM CDT

Cybercriminals Hacked 1.1 Billion Accounts Last Year: Study

Cybercriminals Hacked 1.1 Billion Accounts Last Year: Study

Digital bandits breached 1.1 billion identities in 2016, nearly doubling their haul from the year before, according to a new study on cybercrime. NBC News reports that the year brought more ransomware...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 04:10 PM CDT

FAA Tests New Drone Detection Technology at D/FW Airport

FAA Tests New Drone Detection Technology at D/FW Airport

As the popularity of drones continues to soar, so have the close calls between the devices and aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration says it received about 1,800 complaints in 2016 -- and expects that...

Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 at 09:41 AM CDT

Millennials Found Most Susceptible to Robocalls and Scams

Millennials Found Most Susceptible to Robocalls and Scams

A new study finds that it is not the elderly who are most susceptible to scam phone calls, but millennials, who are six times more likely to give away credit card information than any other age group. 

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 07:38 PM CDT

Facebook Gearing Up to Fight Political Propaganda

Facebook Gearing Up to Fight Political Propaganda

Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to influence political sentiment in ways that could affect national elections. It's a long way from...

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