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January 30 2018


Google took down more than 700,000 bad apps in 2017 - CNET

From a flashlight app that actually stole your money to a fake WhatsApp that millions of people downloaded, it’s been a busy year for Google’s security team.

Facebook banning ads for cryptocurrencies and ICOs - CNET

It’s a new but “intentionally broad” policy, while the social network figures out how to better deal with scams.

Super-expensive TVs worth drooling over - CNET

Money can't buy happiness or love or basic human decency, but it can buy the next best thing: eye-popping TVs. Here are the perfect new sets, assuming you're set for cash.

Will 'Moroccan Blue' be enough to save LG phones? - CNET

The LG G6 and Q6 gains flashy colors like "Moroccan Blue," "Lavender Violet" and "Raspberry Rose."

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe renderings show bulky body, thin lights - Roadshow

It's like the Kona deleted Facebook and hit the gym.

Car safety features trickle down at a glacial pace, study says - Roadshow

The Highway Loss Data Institute estimates that it can take 30 years to achieve 95 percent adoption of safety tech in the automotive industry.

FCC requires more geographic precision for wireless emergency alerts - CNET

As the country's emergency alert system comes under scrutiny, the FCC updates requirements to standards to make emergency alerts sent to cellphones during disasters more accurate.

'Ant-Man and the Wasp' trailer puts shrinking heroes on the run - CNET

Paul Rudd's Scott Lang returns from his Avengers-adventure to find that Evangeline Lilly's Hope Van Dyne has all the cool toys now.

Hawaii official who sent missile alert thought attack was real - CNET

The state employee who mistakenly broadcast the alert to millions earlier this month misheard a recording, the FCC says in a report.

Lawmaker wants to ban Elon Musk's flamethrower - CNET

A California politician is outraged by The Boring Company's popular flamethrowers, but fans are sticking up for the fiery gadgets.

TVs are only getting brighter, but how much light is enough? - CNET

Recent prototype TVs with high dynamic range can get 15 times brighter than yours. Will you need sunglasses to watch them?

Nuro's self-driving delivery van wants to run errands for you - Roadshow

The heretofore-unknown startup has raised $92 million in funding.

Amazon makes health care costs its next world to conquer - CNET

A new company will use technology to improve medical care for employees at Amazon and its two partners.

Waymo buys 'thousands' of minivans for self-driving domination - Roadshow

Fiat Chrysler will supply the Google spinoff with a whole lot more of its Chrysler Pacifica minivans.

Child advocates tell Facebook to scrap Messenger Kids - CNET

Children are "simply not ready to have social media," an advocacy group tells Mark Zuckerberg, sounding alarms about Facebook's app for the under-13 crowd.

Humans and machines will work together, sooner than later - CNET

A new report from Dell shows working with machines could become even more common in the future, even if business leaders are still foggy on the idea.

Cloud gaming inches forward but the roadblocks remain - CNET

CES 2018 saw some loud activity around cloud gaming thanks to Nvidia and others, but we've been down this road before.

See the Winter Olympics in VR - CNET

Eurosport carries the torch for virtual reality with a dedicated app for PyeongChang 2018.​

UK digital surveillance laws ruled unlawful - CNET

Judges say police and others have too much power to spy on your internet and phone records.

Trump's crazy 5G plan actually 'diagnoses a real problem' - CNET

The US isn't likely to build its own cellular network, but that doesn't mean there isn't real concern over wireless security.
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