Tech

Huawei accuses US of cyberattacks, coercing employees

  • Sep 04, 2019

Chinese tech giant Huawei has accused U.S. authorities of trying to coerce employees to gather information on the company and of trying to break into its information systems. The company, the target of U.S. accusations that it is a security threat, said Wednesday that

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US and Poland sign agreement to cooperate on 5G technology

  • Sep 02, 2019

WARSAW, Poland— The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement on Monday to cooperate on new 5G technology amid growing concerns about Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Vice President Mike Pence and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki signed the deal in Warsaw, where Pence is filling in for President Do

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Indian moon mission’s landing module separates from orbiter

  • Sep 02, 2019

NEW DELHI— The landing module of India’s unmanned moon mission separated from the orbiter on Monday ahead of its planned touchdown on the moon’s south polar region this weekend, the space agency said. All the systems of orbiter and the lander are “healthy,” the Indian Space Research Organization said in a st

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Operation indiscriminately infects iPhones with spyware

  • Aug 30, 2019

Researchers say suspected nation-state hackers infected Apple iPhones with spyware over two years in what security experts on Friday called an alarming security failure for a company whose calling card is privacy. A mere visit to one of a small number of tainted websites could infect an iPhone with an implan

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Apple wants people to know how to clean its new credit card

  • Aug 22, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO— Apple believes some of its zealous customers will treasure its new titanium credit card so much that they will spend time polishing its white finish. That’s why Apple has posted instructions on how to clean the card properly and warned that some materials might leave blemishes that are difficu

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Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gathering

  • Aug 20, 2019

Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you block the social network from gathering information about you on outside websites and apps. The company said Tuesday that it is adding a section

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ID theft stings, but it’s hard to pin on specific data hacks

  • Aug 03, 2019

NEW YORK— Equifax 2017. Marriott 2018. Capital One 2019. Data breaches through hacking attacks are distressingly common these days, and personal details about you can lead to identity theft, such as credit cards and loans in your name. But it’s hard to pin the blame on any specific hack, as the most sophisti

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Trump marks Apollo 11 anniversary by meeting its astronauts

  • Jul 19, 2019

 President Donald Trump is marking the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon with a meeting Friday with former Apollo 11 astronauts . The White House says Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and the family of mission commander Neil Armstrong will be greeted by Trump in the Oval Office. Armstrong, who d

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India reschedules launch of its moon mission for Monday

  • Jul 18, 2019

NEW DELHI— India’s space agency said it will launch a spacecraft to the south pole of the moon on Monday after an aborted effort this week. The Indian Space Research Organization said that the Chandrayaan-2 launch is now rescheduled at 2:43 p.m. on Monday. It said Thursday that an expert committee identified

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