Technology

Report: Hackers were snooping inside Equifax as of March

Sep 21, 2017

A report in The Wall Street Journal says that hackers broker into Equifax's computer systems in March, giving them time to probe vulnerabilities and eventually gain access to the data of 143 million Americans.

Nevada quake lab tests new bridge design after Mexico quake

Sep 20, 2017

Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab have tested new bridge designs with innovative connectors to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction following major quake damage

Review: Apple Watch goes solo, but don't dump your phone yet

Sep 20, 2017

Review: The Apple Watch goes solo, but don't ditch your phone just yet

Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiasco

Sep 20, 2017

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg says the company is tightening its policies and tools that let businesses target advertisements to its 2 billion users

Attorneys: Portions of Foxconn law could be unconstitutional

Sep 20, 2017

Nonpartisan attorneys for the Wisconsin Legislature say portions of a newly signed law speeding up legal appeals related to the Foxconn Technology Group's factory could be unconstitutional

Apple says its new watch has cellular connectivity problems

Sep 20, 2017

Apple is confirming that the new Series 3 Watch has problems connecting to a cellular network

Nest Labs adds doorbell that can recognize familiar faces

Sep 20, 2017

Home device maker Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a camera-equipped doorbell and rolling out a security system in an attempt to end its history of losses

Apple CEO defends 'dreamers' program

Sep 20, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook defends "dreamers", says issue is about dignity and respect

Islamic State backers find ephemeral platform in Instagram

Sep 20, 2017

Islamic State supporters have found an ephemeral platform to share propaganda on Instagram, using the service's "stories" feature that causes posts to disappear in 24 hours, a group of researchers says

German officials see no sign of election hacking _ yet

Sep 20, 2017

German officials say there's no sign of concerted cyberattacks aimed at influencing the outcome of the country's election Sunday, but are warning against giving the all-clear yet