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China says ex-top internet regulator under…

China's former top internet regulator and censor is being investigated by the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption arm

FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet…

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally

Pixar's John Lasseter leaving (for now) over…

Allegations of sexual harassment surface as the chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation takes a six-month leave of absence.

Consumer Reports' best TVs to buy on Black Friday

Consumer Reports electronics expert Jim Willcox reveals the picks on 'Fox & Friends.'

KFC Selling $10,000 'Internet Escape Pod' (It's a…

Kentucky Fried Chicken is rolling out an “internet escape pod” where you can eat your chicken and talk to your friends face to face.

Uber Discloses Data Breach It Paid $100K To Cover…

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the company discovered that information from up to 57 million user accounts may have been compromised.

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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M…

Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers

AT&T suit may herald a new antitrust era - or…

Federal opposition to the AT&T-Time Warner merger could mark expanded antitrust efforts -- unless it's just a Trumpian one-off

Uber Got Hacked, Then Made Things Worse

The bad news: Uber suffered a major hack one year ago that exposed the accounts of 57 million customers and drivers. The worse news: The company decided to keep the breach a secret instead of informing victims, and it paid the hackers $100,000 to keep it under wraps, reports...

Net Neutrality Under Attack

CNET's Maggie Reardon explains what the FCC's net neutrality announcement means for consumers.

The FCC Plans To Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai proposed a plan that would eliminate Obama-era regulations.

Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBO

U.S. prosecutors say a member of an Iran-based hacking group tried to extort HBO out of $6 million in digital currency by stealing unaired episodes and scripts of hit shows like "Game of Thrones"

Meg Whitman stepping down as HP Enterprise CEO

Meg Whitman is stepping down as the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Students Working 11-Hour-Days to Assemble iPhones…

Teenage students have been working illegal overtime to assemble the iPhone X at Apple's main supplier in Asia, six of them tell the Financial Times . The students, ages 17 to 19, say their school has been "forc[ing]" them to work at the factory in Zhengzhou, China, that is run by...

Apple AirPod tips you can use

Apple's AirPods are convenient and wireless. But if you bought a pair of these earbuds, you may be wondering how to make the most of them -- and how to avoid losing them.

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Hulu sued for not offering audio service for blind customers

Advocacy groups have sued Hulu in an effort to force the subscription streaming service to provide an audio track that helps people who are blind or visually impaired enjoy TV shows and movies

Hacker Wreaks Havoc on Sacramento Transit Site

Riders and officials of the Sacramento Regional Transit system got a surprise over the weekend when the agency's website displayed a message: “I’m sorry to modify the home page, i’m good hacker, i I just want to help you fix these vulnerability," it read in part. But as the Sacramento...

Chrysler Pacifica Owners Not Thrilled When Power…

Minivans aren't exactly known for inspiring fear, but that's what's happening among Chrysler Pacifica owners, with more than 50 federal complaints filed about the vehicles suddenly stalling out while in use, leading to dangerous situations in which, luckily, no one has yet been injured. Dealers are scratching their heads—the...

The iMac Pro will include an A10 and 'Hey, Siri'

The iPhone X is named one of the top 10 gadgets of 2017 by Time, the HomePod is delayed, and Tim Cook makes an emoji boo-boo.

Fiat Chrysler and Eni cooperating on emissions reductions

The CEOs of Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles SpA and Italian energy giant ENI have agreed to jointly develop technologies to reduce carbon emissions from vehicles

FCC plans to kill net neutrality

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai outlines a new proposal that would gut net neutrality regulations put in place in 2015.

Colorado fines Uber $8.9M for nearly 60 problem drivers

Colorado regulators have issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber's parent company for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the company

Fooling the voice recognition on Amazon Echo and…

How easy is it to trick the voice recognition on these smart speakers and what does that mean for the security of your info?

Volvo to supply Uber with thousands of self-driving cars

Volvo will supply Uber with tens of thousands of self-driving cars to help it become an operator of its own fleet of cars

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Andy Serkis expands 'Planet of the Apes' to video…

The actor/director brings his expertise in motion capture to Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier, an interactive story.

Marvell Technology buying chip maker Cavium in $6B deal

Marvell Technology is buying fellow chip maker Cavium in a transaction valued at about $6B

OnePlus 5T reviews are in, Uber's new app features

Today's major tech stories include reviews of the OnePlus 5T, Uber's slew of new features and Pixel owners getting a new look at Google Lens.