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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Apologizes for Eating at Chick-fil-A During Pride Month
Mobile Carriers Cut Off Flow of Location Data to Brokers
Science Says: What Makes Something Truly Addictive

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Mobile Carriers Cut Off Flow of Location Data to Brokers

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Apologizes for Eating at Chick-fil-A During Pride Month

By Frank Bajak |
Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners' locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has ...

Lawsuit: Chicago Police Falsely ID Thousands as Gang Members

Lawsuit: Chicago Police Falsely ID Thousands as Gang Members

By Michael Tarm | Jun 22
Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members, including many who have never been in a gang.

Mobile Carriers Cut Off Flow of Location Data to Brokers

Mobile Carriers Cut Off Flow of Location Data to Brokers

By Frank Bajak | Jun 22
Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners' locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy.

Alexa, I Can Trust You with My Checkbook, Right?

Alexa, I Can Trust You with My Checkbook, Right?

By Ken Sweet | Jun 21
Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants. But the potential to do such sensitive tasks through a smart speaker raises security concerns.

IBM Computer Proves Formidable Against 2 Human Debaters

IBM Computer Proves Formidable Against 2 Human Debaters

By Matt O'Brien | Jun 21
An argumentative computer proved formidable against two human debaters as IBM gave its first public demonstration of new artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.

Science Says: What Makes Something Truly Addictive

Science Says: What Makes Something Truly Addictive

By Lindsey Tanner | Jun 21
Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next?