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Hacker attack on German Parliament may be linked…

A top German police official says a recent hacking attack on Parliament may have led to a "significant drain of data" which may be used to try influence the outcome of the country's general election in September

Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note…

Samsung is launching its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7, and it seems to be playing it safe

Convenience be damned: Is smart lock voice…

August's Smart Lock works with HomeKit, Alexa and Google Home, but is voice control making home security devices more vulnerable?

Did Congress level the playing field for internet…

Gabriel Debenedetti, national political reporter for Politico, weighs in

Samsung Will Try To Revamp Its Mobile Brand With…

Samsung looks to move on from its disastrous Note 7 with the new Galaxy S8.

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

Twitter is easing its 140-character limit in replies

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Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and…

A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11

House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy…

A regulation the Obama administration put in place to give online users protection against the sharing of their browsing habits is headed for extinction

Samsung's DeX dock turns the S8 into a PC, ISP…

The biggest tech stories of the day include the Samsung Galaxy S8's DeX dock, which turns the phone into a PC. Plus, Congress rolls back ISP privacy rules and Waze teams up with Dunkin Donuts.

Legal fights loom over online privacy protection…

New law allows internet service providers to mine personal data like Social Security numbers and health info

Illinois internet privacy plans OK'd by committee

An Illinois House committee has backed legislation meant to enhance internet privacy rights at a time when federal protections are being rolled back

Uber diversity: low on women, like other tech…

Uber's first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technology positions

Got camera? Facebook adds more Snapchat-like…

Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app

What the repeal of internet privacy rules means…

Congress has cleared the way for broadband providers to sell your information to advertisers without your permission. CNET senior reporter Maggie Reardon explains what happens next and what the reversal means for your privacy.

Can Samsung make a comeback with Galaxy S8?

Four4Four Tech: Samsung revealed the Galaxy S8 but can it repair the company's image after the previous exploding battery fiasco?

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Etihad to lend US-bound passengers iPads as ban workaround

Etihad Airways to lend passengers in business, first class iPads as way around laptop ban on US-bound flights

Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle

Amazon is continuing to delve into new ways of letting people shop _ this time with a grocery pickup service in Seattle called AmazonFresh Pickup

Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer…

Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers

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Elon Musk wants to upgrade human brains with…

Tech billionaire Elon Musk launches new company called ‘Neuralink,’ working to develop implanting electrodes to brains to help humans compete with artificial intelligence

Samsung's fire-prone Note 7 phone may return…

Samsung's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 phone might come back as refurbished or rental phones

World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalists

The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit "Wii Sports," that made gamers out of grandparents

Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about…

A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles

Samsung bets big on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

After battery fire issues plagued the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has launched two new phones to win back customers. The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have displays that curve over their edges, and they feature a new artificial intelligence assistant called Bixby.

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Samsung has plan for recalled phones

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Amazon buys Mideast's Souq.com after $800M…

Mideast's biggest online retailer Souq.com bought by Amazon for undisclosed amount after counteroffer of $800 million

Waze gets into the order-ahead business with…

Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell