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The Latest: Pennsylvania health company restoring…

A Pennsylvania health care system says it is taking steps to restore its computer network after being hit by a ransomware attack that was carried out globally

Number of people using Facebook reaches 2 billion

Facebook says it now has more than 2 billion users and CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's proud his company is helping connect people around the world.

Google hit with massive $2.7B fine by the EU

The search giant was found to breach antitrust rules by favoring its own shopping service in search results.

Chinese drone: Why China's new aircraft should…

China unveiled a new drone at the Paris Air Show that looks very similar to the U.S. Reaper. Defense Specialist Allison Barrie explains why the United States should be concerned

Nintendo Is Releasing Another Retro Console This…

The SNES Classic will come with 21 retro Nintendo games pre-installed.

EU hits Google with $2.7B fine for abusing weaker…

European regulators fined Google a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) for abusing its dominance of the online search market

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Facebook now deleting 66K posts a week in…

Facebook says it deleted about 600,000 posts in the last two months as the social media giant seeks to crack down on what it considers to be hateful posts

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren departs

Pandora, under intensifying pressure from Spotify and Apple Music, says that CEO Tim Westergren has stepped down.

Nasty Petya ransomware spreading fast

The world didn't learn its lesson from WannaCry. Unpatched Windows PCs are locking up across the globe, bringing many government systems and businesses to a halt.

Taking on Uber's ousted CEO

Tech journalist targeted for her criticism

Florida bitcoin processing boss gets 5 1/2 years in prison

A Florida man has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison by a New York judge who says he used a "pyramid of lies" to boost a business that helped criminals process illegal bitcoin transactions

Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam…

Utah hydraulic engineers built a replica of a damaged section of the tallest U.S. dam and are using it to guide California authorities on how they should construct a new spillway to withstand rushing waters

SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air…

A SpaceX rocket has carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California

Don't panic over Amazon's automatic video calls

Drop In, a feature in the new Echo Show touchscreen/smart speaker, could theoretically invite in unexpected visitors. Let's all slow down and take a breath.

Fighting online trolls with baked goods

Troll Cakes confront online hate

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Mossad launches fund to invest in firms developing spy tech

Israel's Mossad is launching an investment fund for start-ups developing "groundbreaking" technologies that could be used by the spy agency

UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user…

British officials are investigating a cyberattack on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."

The fun and frenzy of reviewing the first iPhone

Ten years ago, CNET came together to review the original iPhone the night it was released. Editor Kent German remembers what it was like.

App allows tech workers to anonymously speak out

Employees share their experiences of workplace bullying and victimization

Germany's Merkel doesn't tweet, but checks Trump on Twitter

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she doesn't really do Twitter, but sometimes visits the site to check out what U.S. President Donald Trump has to say

Super NES Classic is coming, Echo Show reviews…

The biggest stories in tech include Nintendo's Super NES Classic coming September 29. Plus we review Amazon's Echo Show and YouTube's social video app goes live to iOS users.

Combating 'toxicity' online using artificial…

Jared Cohen, president of Jigsaw, provides insight on 'The Next Revolution'

Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program

Avis Budget Group is teaming up with Waymo to help support its self-driving car program

How Samsung's new Galaxy S8 voice app stacks up…

See how Samsung's Bixby Voice compares to what Google and Apple offer when it comes to basic commands and phone controls.

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Portugal airline chief fears increasing drone near-misses

The head of Portugal's national airline says he is considering asking authorities to order that all drones in the country be grounded, following a series of near-misses with commercial aircraft

Nintendo announces the SNES classic

For $80, you'll get 21 games, two controllers and a teeny, tiny console in September.

8 ways to repurpose your old phone

Getting a new phone? Put your old iPhone or Android device to good use in one of these handy roles.