Technology

Facebook clashes with Justice Department over encryption

Facebook is resisting calls by Attorney General William Barr to delay the company's rollout of encryption technology across its platforms, ratcheting up tensions between the tech industry and law enforcement over a pivotal security issue affecting billions of consumers.

Own a surveillance camera? Richland police are asking for your help

Richland homeowners or business owners with security cameras may be able to help local police solve a crime. The Richland Police Department just launched the Voluntary Camera Partnership. The VCP allows residents and business owners to register…

Cyberattack hits Pensacola, Florida

The city of Pensacola, Florida, said it has experienced a cyber "incident" and has disconnected several city services until the issue can be resolved.

NASA says moon rocket could cost as much as $1.6B per launch

After nearly a decade of funneling money into a project to build a gargantuan rocket that NASA hopes will return astronauts to the moon, the launch vehicle is finally assembled and ready for testing.

Apple's new 'cheese grater' Mac Pro will be available Tuesday

Apple's new Mac Pro is about to go on sale. The top-of-the-line Mac, anticipated by power users for its jaw-dropping specs, and by Apple design fans for its cheese-grater-like appearance, will be available for preorders beginning Tuesday.

T-Mobile, Sprint head to court to defend merger

Attorneys general from more than a dozen states are flexing their legal muscles in a landmark trial that could block T-Mobile's $26 billion merger with Sprint.

China reportedly bans foreign technology in government offices

China is reportedly planning to ban all government offices and public institutions from using foreign software and computers in a move that could dent sales by US tech companies and increase tensions at a crucial moment in the trade war.

Facebook's plans to label state media are complicated, delayed

Social media companies are feeling their way in the dark, and sometimes fumbling their way through new efforts to fight misinformation on their platforms as they roll out rules that are meant to increase transparency.

Meet the grocery store influencers

When you think of influencers, you might think of flat tummy tea and hair vitamins.

Reddit says UK election document leak points to Russia

The distribution of a leaked UK trade agreement with the United States, currently the subject of heated debate ahead of the United Kingdom's general elections, is likely the work of an established information operation with suspected ties to Russian intelligence, Reddit said Friday.

Trump still uses personal cell phone despite warnings

President Donald Trump has continued to use his personal cell phone to make calls, despite repeated warnings from his staff that the practice could leave him vulnerable to foreign surveillance, multiple officials told CNN.

India's tech cities are choking on their success

Like thousands of others, Megha Mathur moved to the Indian city of Gurgaon for a coveted job in tech. She soon realized she wouldn't be able to live there very long. The pollution was so bad she had to check an air quality app on her phone several times a day to see whether it was safe to go outside without a mask.