Apple is building a portal to field police requests for data

In a letter to a senator, Apple detailed the steps it’s taking to help law enforcement obtain access to digital[…]

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Copycat military websites caught selling users’ personal information – CNET

Fake recruitment sites peddled the info to schools as sales leads, the FTC says. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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​Symantec-secured website shutdown coming soon

In October, Chrome and Firefox users will be blocked from websites still using insecure Symantec/DigiCert TLS certificates. If you don’t[…]

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Epic NASA panorama shows Curiosity rover under dusty Mars skies – CNET

It’s a selfie and a stunning Mars landscape together in one. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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Anonymous White House op-ed sparks Twitter jokes, parodies – CNET

Who’s the senior administration official who wrote the New York Times column? Was it a Jedi? Voldemort? That kid who[…]

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Burt Reynolds, film icon and world’s greatest Pontiac Trans-Am driver, is dead at 82 – Roadshow

He helped inspire a generation of car enthusiasts, and he’ll be missed. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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Ericsson makes first 5G call to smartphone

Ericsson and Qualcomm have made a 5G call to a smartphone form-factor mobile device, calling it a first. Search Tech[…]

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Facebook employee linked to Cambridge Analytica leaves company – CNET

An employee who previously worked at Global Science Research, which fed Facebook user data to Cambridge Analytica, has left the[…]

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Verizon trials 5G in Washington DC with Nokia

Verizon and Nokia used a commercial 5G network, mmWave spectrum, and Nokia radio equipment to transmit a 5G signal to[…]

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Pixel 3: Google officially sends out invites for Oct. 9 event – CNET

Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and more — here we come. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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Mystery swirls on the moon hint at their magnetic secrets – CNET

The moon’s “tattoos” may be tied to its volcanic and magnetic past. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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Facebook ex-security chief: creating election chaos is ‘totally doable right now’ – CNET

Alex Stamos says the US will be in a “pretty bad place” if foreign interference continues in the next few[…]

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How US authorities tracked down the North Korean hacker behind WannaCry

US authorities put together four years worth of malware samples, domain names, email and social media accounts to track down[…]

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Game of Thrones star reveals what Tyrion thinks of Jon + Dany – CNET

Peter Dinklage has done a lot of thinking about the bow chicka bow wow that his character overheard. Search Tech[…]

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Google hardware event confirmed for Oct. 9 in New York

It’s the time of year when Google usually announces new phones, possibly more! Search Tech Things: Latest Tech News

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Twitter permanently bans Alex Jones and Infowars – CNET

The social network says new videos prompted the move. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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Fortnite’s High Stakes event: everything you need to know – CNET

Fortnite is raising the stakes with its new game mode. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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Okta beats Q2 estimates with strong enterprise sales

The identity management firm says it’s benefiting from trends including concerns about security and the move to the cloud. Search[…]

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The self-flying Skydio R1 drone now costs (only) $1,999 – CNET

Skydio also announced cinematic new camera modes and a developer platform for its drone. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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Burt Reynolds dies at 82, fans remember actor online – CNET

Goodbye, Bandit: The actor drove into moviegoers’ hearts with such films as Cannonball Run and Smokey and the Bandit. Search[…]

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