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New Jersey Advances bill That Would Bar Drunken Drone Flying

New Jersey Advances bill That Would Bar Drunken Drone Flying

Dec 10
State lawmakers on Thursday passed legislation that would bar people from operating drones while drunk.

YouTube Says Over 10,000 Workers Will Help Curb Shady Videos

YouTube Says Over 10,000 Workers Will Help Curb Shady Videos

By Tali Arbel | Dec 9
YouTube is hiring more people to help curb videos that violate its policies.

Q&A: How Is A Bitcoin Mined? A Look At the Virtual Currency

Q&A: How Is A Bitcoin Mined? A Look At the Virtual Currency

Dec 9
A company in Slovenia that mines bitcoin says it has been hacked, for a potential loss of tens of millions of dollars.

Delivery Robots Will Need Permits to Roam San Francisco

Delivery Robots Will Need Permits to Roam San Francisco

Dec 8
Delivery robots in San Francisco will need permits before they can roam city sidewalks under legislation approved by city supervisors.

Google Blocks YouTube on Amazon Devices in Escalating Feud

Google Blocks YouTube on Amazon Devices in Escalating Feud

By Michael Liedtke | Dec 8
Google is pulling its popular YouTube video service from Amazon's Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire.

 Have You Been 'Pwned' in A Data Breach? Troy Hunt Can Tell

Have You Been 'Pwned' in A Data Breach? Troy Hunt Can Tell

By Matt O'Brien | Dec 7
Troy Hunt has collected a trove of 4.8 billion stolen identity records pulled from the darkest corners of the internet - but he isn't a hacker. He uses that repository to help ordinary people navigate the growing scourge of the corporate data breach.

Facebook Launches Parent-Controlled Messenger App for Kids

Facebook Launches Parent-Controlled Messenger App for Kids

By Barbara Ortutay | Dec 6
The social media giant is launching a messaging app for children to chat with their parents and with friends approved by their parents.

DNA Sketch Leads to Suspect Confession in Texas Slaying

DNA Sketch Leads to Suspect Confession in Texas Slaying

By Claudia Lauer | Dec 6
For some ethicists and lawyers, DNA sketch technology is an untested advancement that, if used incorrectly, could lead to racial profiling or ensnaring innocent people as suspects.

UK Warns Government Agencies Not to Use Kaspersky Software

UK Warns Government Agencies Not to Use Kaspersky Software

Dec 5
Britain's cybersecurity agency has told government departments not to use antivirus software from Moscow-based firm Kaspersky Lab amid concerns about Russian snooping.

Neo-Nazi Site Site Seeks Dismissal of Suit Claiming Cyber-Harassment

Neo-Nazi Site Site Seeks Dismissal of Suit Claiming Cyber-Harassment

By Michael Kunzelman | Dec 5
A neo-Nazi website publisher has asked a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit that accuses him of orchestrating an anti-Semitic internet trolling campaign against a Montana real estate agent and her family.

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