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10,000 Stolen Confidential Data Auctioned by Ransomware Gang to Owner For Safe Return

10,000 Stolen Confidential Data Auctioned by Ransomware Gang to Owner For Safe Return

1 minute ago   |   Tech Times

Over 10,000 stolen confidential data is being auctioned off by the ransomware gang. The owner was forced to buy it for its safe return.
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Venture firms rush to find ways to support Black founders and investors

53 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

As protests against police brutality and economic manifestations of systemic racism in the U.S. continue, venture capital firms are joining the chorus of technology industry...
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2021 BMW 4 Series revealed with controversial grille, mild-hybrid tech - Roadshow

1 hour ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

With its turbocharged engines, luxurious appointments and robust in-car and driver-assistance tech, BMW's new 4 Series proves it's what's behind that grille that counts.
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Police facial recognition tech could easily misidentify people at protests

Police facial recognition tech could easily misidentify people at protests

2 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

How you could be arrested for protesting, even if you are innocent
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Tech advocacy group's lawsuit says Trump's order on social media is unconstitutional

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   8 articles

An advocacy group backed by the tech industry sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday over his executive order that would weaken a law protecting online platforms including...
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Tech advocacy group's lawsuit says Trump's order on social media is unconstitutional

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   8 articles

An advocacy group backed by the tech industry filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against President Donald Trump's executive order on social media, as U.S. technology companies have...
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Digital Trends Live: Blackout Tuesday, PlayStation 5 event canceled, and more

Digital Trends Live: Blackout Tuesday, PlayStation 5 event canceled, and more

3 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

On this Digital Trends Live, we look at the top tech topics, including the Blackout Tuesday movement.
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Protests Renew Scrutiny of Tech's Ties to Law Enforcement

3 hours ago   |   Wired

Amazon executives tweeted support for protesters. But the company sells a surveillance tool to police that studies say misidentifies darker skinned people.
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How Intel Lost $10 Billion - and the Mobile Market

How Intel Lost $10 Billion - and the Mobile Market

3 hours ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   2 articles

The Robert N. Boyce Building in Santa Clara, California, is the world headquarters for Intel Corporation. This photo is from Jan. 23, 2019. Update : We've republished the...
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Trump Administration Escalates Global Fight Over Taxing Tech

4 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

The U.S. investigation targets nine countries, plus the European Union, that have adopted or are considering new taxes that would hit American companies like Google and Amazon.
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Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first...

Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first legal challenge

An executive order from the White House targeting Twitter for moderating one of the president's posts is being challenged in a new lawsuit from a digital rights group. The... Read more ...

Android TV 2020 “stick” leaked: Finally, it's just this simple

Android TV 2020 “stick” leaked: Finally, it's just this simple

A leak today showed the next major Google product running the smart TV system Android TV. Included are a single Android TV dongle and an Android TV remote. Together, these... Read more ...

Zoom saw a huge increase in subscribers - and revenue - thanks to the pandemic

Zoom saw a huge increase in subscribers - and revenue - thanks to the pandemic

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom had a blockbuster quarter as its app became the hottest videoconferencing service of the pandemic. In an earnings report today... Read more ...

Facebook trash feature revealed as Zuckerberg's inaction sparks protest

Facebook trash feature revealed as Zuckerberg's inaction sparks protest

This week Facebook employees and leadership protested their CEO Mark Zuckerberg's inaction on messages from Trump. As Twitter marked inflammatory messages from Trump with... Read more ...

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is an $800 gaming laptop with 16 inches of screen

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is an $800 gaming laptop with 16 inches of screen

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 knows that sometimes a 15-inch laptop is a little too small, and a 17-inch laptop can be a lot too big. As its name suggests, the Pavilion Gaming 16... Read more ...

Cyberpunk 2077 livestream postponed, launch still on schedule

Cyberpunk 2077 livestream postponed, launch still on schedule

In the time between the announcement of the Cyberpunk 2077 livestream event and now, a few things have happened. Now the event, called Night City Wire, will take place June... Read more ...

Just one mobile phishing attack could cost your business hundreds of millions

Just one mobile phishing attack could cost your business hundreds of millions

New research from Lookout has revealed the danger that mobile phishing attacks pose to enterprise organizations where many employees are given company smartphones for work. The... Read more ...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons bug guide for June 2020

Animal Crossing: New Horizons bug guide for June 2020

Players have an ever-changing list of bugs to catch. Check out which bugs are available in-game right now. Read more ...

BMW insists you'll love this controversial new 4 Series Coupe grille

BMW insists you'll love this controversial new 4 Series Coupe grille

BMW has a new 4 Series Coupe to tempt you into dealerships, but the most controversial change may well be the new, vertical kidney grille. No recent BMW has escaped comment... Read more ...

Black Out Tuesday social media, music campaign made to pause, not to mute

Black Out Tuesday social media, music campaign made to pause, not to mute

A set of social movements were given a name this week starting with an initiative called The Show Must Be Paused. The music industry was implored to take action starting on... Read more ...