Bill to help small telecoms excise Huawei goes to…

The Senate has passed a bill to provide $1 billion for small telecom providers to replace equipment made by China's Huawei and ZTE

Most People Think Technology Is Moving Too Fast…

Most People Think Technology Is Moving Too Fast, Survey Says According to a survey conducted by American public relations and marketing consultancy firm Edelman, 60 percent think technology is evolving too rapidly. They also believe that due to governments not fully having a grasp on it, regulations are not formally being placed. Over 34,000 people worldwide were used in the communications firm's report. The analysis from Edelman adds that global trust in technology has dropped four percent. In the United States, the decrease is seven percent. Edelman says trust has fallen in 21 out of 26 global markets. 66 percent worry that technology will eventually make them even question their own senses. Edelman's Sanjay Nair, via statement

Sheryl Sandberg Defends Herself

Sheryl Sandberg defended herself and her leadership in her first interview since a new book about Facebook was published, while offering a new reason for not fact-checking political ads. Asked about claims in Facebook: The Inside Story , by Steven Levy, that she's a controlling boss who yells at employees, Sandberg...

Guests evacuated after boat at Disney World takes…

A boat filled with guests at Walt Disney World had to be evacuated after it took on water

Twitter Considering New Methods To Curb…

​A Twitter spokesperson told NBC News the company is considering various ways "to address misinformation and provide more context for tweets."

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This Is Why Movie Bad Guys Never Have iPhones

In the version of the world that Apple wants to see on the big screen, only the good guys have iPhones, according to Knives Out and Last Jedi director Rian Johnson. In what may be a spoiler for Knives Out and numerous other films, Johnson tells Vanity Fair that "Apple,...

Billionaire Warren Buffett Ditches His Flip Phone…

Billionaire Warren Buffett Ditches His Flip Phone for an iPhone The 89-year-old investor was previously known for his usage of the older device. Buffett, who recently used a Samsung Haven, says his flip phone is "permanently gone." He now has an iPhone 11, which makes sense considering his 5.6 percent ownership of Apple stock. The iPhone is not his only Apple device. He also has an iPad for checking stocks. Talking with CNBC, Buffett says his iPhone is one of many people have given to him. Smartphones are able to do many things, but Buffett adds he is only using it for phone calls.

Need 2 Know: Debate Takeaways, Markets Plunge…

These are the headlines you Need 2 Know for Wednesday, February 26, 2020.

Grief grips Peruvian community one month after…

One month after a gas tanker leak triggered fires and explosions that killed 30 people in the Peruvian capital, traumatized survivors and relatives of victims are still waiting to know who was responsible

Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With…

Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With New Tweets The update is called "continue thread," and it is available on Twitter's iOS app. Only some users have access for now, and Twitter has not revealed when everyone will get it. To use "continue thread," a composition window becomes available when you write out a new tweet. This window lets you see old tweets and threads, allowing you to pick which one to link with the new message. In the older tweet, "continue thread" is an option in the three dots menu. Once clicked, your latest tweet merges with the past thread.

First-of-Its-Kind Amazon Store Is Missing One Key…

Tuesday's likely to be a big day in Seattle's Capitol Hill district, where Reuters reports that the first Amazon Go Grocery store is opening, with just one thing missing: cashiers. Customers simply walk into the 10,400-square-foot site—smaller than the 40,000 square feet or so found in the...

Judge refuses to let Assange leave secure dock in…

A judge has refused to let Julian Assange move from a glass-enclosed dock and sit with his lawyers at a London court hearing

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Personal Information Of 10 Million MGM Hotel…

A hacking forum posted the information this week from a breach that occurred last summer.

Intuit Drops $7.1B in Stock and Cash to Buy…

Credit Karma, which had been planning an initial public offering by now, has agreed to be taken over by Intuit for $7.1 billion in cash and stock. Intuit's products include TurboTax, Quickbooks and Mint. Credit Karma offers free credit scores and free tax filing services, then sells other financial...

Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices

Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices The tech giant has confirmed its game streaming service will be available on a range of Android devices following the Feb. 20 update. The company revealed that “in addition to the Pixel family, Stadia will now support phones from Samsung, ASUS, and Razer.” A WiFi connection is required, while Google reiterated Stadia can also be used on tablets, desktops, laptops and on TVs through Google Chromecast Ultra. Google’s vice president, Phil Harrison, recently confirmed the company is planning a free tier edition of Stadia later this year. Phil Harrison, via statement

Need 2 Know: Weinstein Verdict, Dow Down 1,000

These are the headlines you Need 2 Know for Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

Markets down, Facebook cancels show: Virus hits…

The spread of the new coronavirus is jamming up business as companies suspend production, meetings, events and business travel

TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids…

TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids Can Spend on App 'Family Safety Mode' has made its debut in the U.K. It will spread to other areas in the coming weeks. Parents must have their own TikTok accounts to make the feature work. The mode lets parents control how much of the app kids can use, such as restricting certain content. Parents can also limit the amount of messages their child's account receives. Shutting off messages completely is an option too. TikTok blog post, via The Verge

Warren Buffett's Flip Phone Is 'Permanently Gone'

After years of encouragement in the form of gift iPhones, as well as an offer from Apple's CEO to fly to Omaha to set one up for him, Warren Buffett has made the switch. He's now using the new iPhone11, CNBC reports. What did he do with his old phone?...

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Online 'impersonator' tried to contact campaigns…

The Democratic National Committee has warned its presidential candidates to be cautious after Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign reported that an “impersonator” with a domain registered overseas had posed as one of its staffers and sought conversations with members of at least two other campaigns

How Effective Is Social Media At Stopping…

Social media companies have been more proactive at stopping health-related misinformation than other kinds. But it's still easy to find.

Apple Responds to Guy Who Rang Tim Cook's Doorbell

Apple has secured a temporary restraining order against a man said to be harassing CEO Tim Cook. In one incident described in court documents first spotted by Dave Gershgorn at OneZero, Rakesh "Rocky" Sharma allegedly snuck past a closed gate at Cook's home in Palo Alto, Calif., after dark on...