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    Safe online banking, smart homes and more: Tech Q&A

    (Credit: iStock)  (Anchiy) Secure Online Banking Q: I need to access my bank account when traveling. How do I this the safe way? A: Online banking is a real luxury, especially when you’re on the road. No one likes to check his or her balance at a service station’s ATM, and things get even more […] More

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    ‘Fortnite’ player uses trick on Ohio teen to hack account

    Everything to know about ‘Fortnite’ ‘Fortnite’ has become a cultural phenomenon and mega-hit for video game developer Epic Games, boasting 125 million players around the world. What is it that makes this game so immensely popular, and how did it come to be? A 13-year-old boy learned a valuable lesson after his “Fortnite” account was […] More

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    Emergency warnings might someday interrupt your Netflix binges

    The logo of American entertainment company Netflix is pictured at an event in Netflix.  (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File) People might find their Netflix binges interrupted by emergency alerts under a bipartisan bill announced in the Senate Wednesday. The READI Act—Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement—was introduced by Sen. John Thune of South Dakota and Sen. Brian […] More

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    Google is fined $5 billion by EU in Android antitrust case

    Brussels –  The European Union hit Alphabet Inc.’s Google with a record antitrust fine of €4.34 billion ($5.06 billion) and ordered changes to its business that could loosen the company’s grip on its biggest growth engine: mobile phones. In the EU’s sharpest rebuke yet to the power of a handful of tech giants, the bloc’s antitrust […] More

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    Pentagon sees quantum computing as key weapon for war in space

    WASHINGTON — Top Pentagon official Michael Griffin sat down a few weeks ago with Air Force scientists at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio to discuss the future of quantum computing in the U.S. military. Griffin, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, has listed quantum computers and related applications among the Pentagon’s must-do […] More

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    Facebook making slow progress on diversity, report says

    The Facebook logo is pictured at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.  (Reuters) Facebook’s latest diversity report shows that, while the tech giant has grown the percentage of women in its workforce, more work needs to be done in other areas. In its fifth annual diversity report, the social network revealed that, globally, the […] More

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    Hacker exploits Netgear router to nab US military drone files

    A Netgear router with an easy-to-guess default password may have a helped a hacker steal sensitive documents about a US military drone. On Tuesday, the security firm Recorded Future said it recently noticed an interesting item up for sale in a hacker’s forum; last month, a merchant was offering up files regarding the US Air […] More

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    FCC may soon charge $225 to handle your complaint

    FILE – In this Dec. 14, 2017 file photo, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai is shown arriving for an FCC meeting. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)  (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) As the rules currently stand, filing a consumer complaint with the FCC […] More

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