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Huawei ban: Full timeline on how and why its phones are under fire     - CNET

Huawei ban: Full timeline on how and why its phones are under fire - CNET

Huawei is making some of the biggest waves in the wireless industry right now. It's the world's No. 1 telecom supplier and No. 2 smartphone maker. Yet it's a pariah in several countries, including the US, to the point that the FBI reportedly set up a sting at CES 2019 . The Chinese telecom giant may have run into its biggest trouble yet in 2019. Late

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites that will beam internet from SPACE

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites that will beam internet from SPACE

SPACEX has fired dozens of satellites into space that will one day beam hyper-fast internet to people across the globe. The private rocket company, bankrolled by eccentric billionaire Elon Musk, wants to set up a mega-constellation of thousands of satellites that it calls Starlink. The satellites launched atop a Falcon 9 rocket Flying 310 miles above

Sonic the Hedgehog movie delayed 'to make Sonic just right'     - CNET

Sonic the Hedgehog movie delayed 'to make Sonic just right' - CNET

Meow? Paramount Pictures and Sega of America Sonic the Hedgehog wasn't built in a day, and the video game star-turned-movie hopeful won't be rebuilt in a day, either. Director Jeff Fowler announced a new release date for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie on Twitter on Friday. It was originally scheduled to come out in November, but has now been pushed back

In Star Trek: Picard, Patrick Stewart ditches Starfleet. But why?     - CNET

In Star Trek: Picard, Patrick Stewart ditches Starfleet. But why? - CNET

He was one of the greatest starship captains the galaxy has ever known, a shining beacon of intelligence, tolerance and empathy who made baldness look badass. So why did Jean-Luc Picard leave Starfleet? That's the question posed by the new trailer for Star Trek: Picard , a show that picks up the good captain's adventures years after we last saw Patrick

Samsung deepfake AI could fabricate a video of you from a single profile pic     - CNET

Samsung deepfake AI could fabricate a video of you from a single profile pic - CNET

Artificial intelligence developed by a Samsung lab in Russia can fabricate video from a single image, including a painting. Egor Zakharov Imagine someone creating a deepfake video of you simply by stealing your Facebook profile pic. The bad guys don't have their hands on that tech yet, but Samsung has figured out how to make it happen. Software for

Alien is 40, and still terrifying. Shame about the sequels     - CNET

Alien is 40, and still terrifying. Shame about the sequels - CNET

I would happily argue that Alien is a perfect movie. On paper, it sounds kinda schlocky: a creature feature in which a guy in a monster suit gorily dismembers a crew of thinly written characters. And yet this peerless blend of sci-fi and horror still grips the emotions and imagination to this day. Released 40 years ago, on May 25, 1979, Alien began

These are all the best Memorial Day deals and sales you can get this weekend

These are all the best Memorial Day deals and sales you can get this weekend

CLOSE It's Memorial Day weekend! Here are the best deals you can get right now. Reviewed.com — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA Today’s newsroom and any

Snapchat employees SPIED on users by ‘abusing company tools’

Snapchat employees SPIED on users by ‘abusing company tools’

SNAPCHAT employees are being accused of spying on users by misusing internal tools for their own personal gain. Company employees have access to a feature called SnapLion, which was originally designed to gather information on users at the request of law enforcement. Former and current employees spoke to the Motherboard investigation Alamy An investigative

New US Senate bill would mandate rear-seat alerts for new cars     - Roadshow

New US Senate bill would mandate rear-seat alerts for new cars - Roadshow

Enlarge Image Considering the system can't require more than a sensor or two (if that) and some "if" loops in the car's code to check for a door opening, it shouldn't be too expensive or complicated to include. GMC Rear-seat alerts are a deceptively simple piece of auto tech that can save a child's life. And, in the future, it could very well become

Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: CNBC

Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: CNBC

(Reuters) - Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc for about $20 billion in an all-stock deal, CNBC reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Bloomberg had first reported about a possible tie-up on Thursday. Bank of America is advising Global Payments on the deal