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Using tech to get a good night's rest

Most of us know about circadian rhythms and the sleep cycle. We have a basic idea of REM. We know it’s best not to wake up during a deep sleep. But all of this used to be academic. It wasn’t like you could watch yourself sleep. Alarm clocks were set for a certain time, and that time had nothing to do with how deeply you were snoozing.

Walmart will deliver groceries to your fridge while you're out

Hate putting away groceries?

iOS 11 has a neat trick that makes setting up your iPhone 8 way easier

So you've bought a new iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone 8, and you're ready to set it up and replace your older model.

'I will rape you' post put on Facebook to advertise Instagram

Instagram used a user-generated image which included the text "I will rape you before I kill you, you filthy whore!" to advertise on parent company, Facebook, the latest sign that Facebook's algorithm needs tweaking.

Apple's next big thing is here: iPhone X's 5 best features

The iPhone X is packed with cool tech that make it Apple’s most important iPhone since it “reinvented the phone” in 2007.

Hidden NES golf game on Switch a tribute to Satoru Iwata

On Monday, it was revealed that Nintendo is shipping every Switch console with a hidden copy of the 1984 NES game Golf running in an emulator.

Facebook will release Russia-linked ads to Congress, Mark Zuckerberg says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social network would hand over the political ads that were purchased by Russian operatives to Congress.

Facebook will release Russian-linked ads to Congress, Zuckerberg says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social network would hand over the political ads that were purchased by Russian operatives to Congress.

Islamic State backers find new way to share propaganda: Instagram

As the Islamic State continues to search for new methods to recruit members and share its propaganda, it's turned to social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter.

The iOS 11 hidden tricks you absolutely need to learn right now

iOS 11 is officially out, which means you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right away to experience some of the things Apple has been working on.

Elon Musk facing growing chorus of critics on 'evil' artificial intelligence

Despite Elon Musk's continued warnings, evil machines won’t take over the world, two experts said this week.

Hackers use security utility to lock Macs in blackmail scheme

The "Find My X" service for Apple's various devices is being co-opted by hackers to lock various systems and handsets in order to demand a Bitcoin ransom payment for their unlocking.

Parrot goes viral after placing Amazon order

Buddy the parrot showed he’s a pretty clever boy by mimicking his owner to go shopping via Amazon’s Alexa voice-controlled system.

Robots could overpower humans thanks to new 'artificial muscle'

Robots could soon be 15 times as strong as humans thanks to a new artificial muscle.

US Navy to use Xbox controllers on highly sophisticated submarines

Virginia-class submarines, equipped with some of the U.S. Navy’s most highly advanced and sophisticated technology, will soon be using Xbox 360 controllers to operate the periscope.

Amazon 'reviewing' website after suggesting bomb-making materials to customers

Amazon said it’s “reviewing” its website algorithm after it reportedly suggested bomb-making materials to customers after they made purchases.

Facebook revamps policies after anti-Semitic ad targeting scandal

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced the social networking giant would strengthen its ad targeting policies after a recent scandal which let ad buyers target anti-Semitic categories.

Apple CEO defends 'dreamers' program

Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the government program that protects young immigrants in the U.S. illegally and called immigration the "biggest issue of our time."

Apple acknowledges cellular connectivity problem in new watch

Apple Inc. acknowledged problems with cellular connectivity in its newest smartwatch, raising questions about the device’s most significant feature days before it goes on sale in stores in the U.S. and other countries.

iPhone X's hottest new feature might come to every new iPhone next year

Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup is particularly interesting because it features devices with completely different authentication schemes.

Apple Watch Series 3 LTE doesn't work, and Apple just admitted it

Reviews of Apple's new LTE-enabled Apple Watch finally hit the web this morning, three days before the official product launch, and there seems to be something of a theme amongst them.

Will you wear Alexa? Amazon glasses could arrive soon

Amazon is working on some new smart glasses that will allow you to interact with Alexa while you walk through the house, according to a new report.

US Navy will use Xbox controllers to operate submarine periscopes

The next time you hear "down periscope," the command may be carried out via an Xbox controller.

Israel takes down Hezbollah drone with Patriot missile strike

The Israel Defense Forces shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by Hezbollah early Tuesday afternoon after the drone entered the demilitarized zone along the border between Israel and Syria on the Golan Heights.

Before the massive Equifax breach, there was another one

As the feds investigate whether the Equifax breach that exposed data of up to 143 million Americans resulted in insider trading, the company has a new problem.

Send money: iPhone and iPads set to update as Apple iOS11 goes live

Cupertino officially releases the Apple iOS11 update for iPhones and iPads, Intel has its sights set on driverless car tech, Amazon adds Alexa to their top Fire tablet.

Amazon's lack of income tax paid has become an 'uncomfortable question'

Amazon has shown no sign of slowing down in recent years, expanding into areas such as cloud computing, logistics and most recently, firmly entrenching itself in the $800 billion grocery market with its acquisition of Whole Foods.

Apple iPhone 8 review roundup: What to know before you buy

Apple iPhone 8 reviews hit the web early Tuesday morning, with most of the reviews focused on the upgrades to the iPhone's internals, including its camera.

Drones put on stunning 'Wonder Woman' display

Following the remarkable success of "Wonder Woman" at the box office this summer, Warner Bros. has spared no expense, putting 300 drones in the night sky to celebrate the home release of the movie.

Verizon ditches 8,500 rural customers for 'using too much data'

Verizon Wireless plans to disconnect 8,500 rural customers from its network, citing the roaming charges the customers rack up.

Top Apple analyst is worried about the iPhone X

The iPhone X may not be the monster hit Apple is hoping for, according to an influential tech analyst.

Google allowed anti-Semitic, racist, ad targeting, report says

Google’s ad targeting is in the spotlight after a report that the tech giant allowed advertisers to run ads targeted to anti-Semitic and racist keywords.

Sorry, Alexa. 'South Park' episode messes with viewers' home devices

The 21st season of South Park debuted Wednesday, and it seems technology has finally advanced enough to pull Cartman and company's foul-mouthed antics out of the TV and into America's living rooms.

DSEI: Meet the military fast attack boat that sails itself

If you have seen a Navy SEAL movie or TV show, then you’ve definitely seen a RIB – Rigid Inflatable Boat - used on “missions” where they rapidly insert from a warship to land and execute a secret, intense mission. Or maybe you’ve seen SEALs charging through the surf on one and then launch an attack on a larger enemy vessel.

Facebook used anti-Semitic ad categories, report says

Facebook enabled advertisers to target the news feeds of users who expressed anti-Semitic interests, according to a report by ProPublica Thursday.

Facebook used anti-Semitic ad categories, report says

Facebook enabled advertisers to target the news feeds of users who expressed anti-Semitic interests, according to a report by ProPublica Thursday.

The iPhone X's processor is more powerful than the newest MacBook Pro

One of the many things that leaked before the iPhone X event this week was the A11 Bionic's impressive performance.

Everything you missed from Nintendo's September Direct live stream last night

On Wednesday evening, Nintendo hosted its latest Nintendo Direct live stream, highlighting many of the Switch and 3DS games that will launch this fall and through the holidays.