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'Call of Duty WWII' review: Back to the basics

One of the most successful video game franchises to date, “Call of Duty” has taken a step back from its recent futuristic offerings. This newest addition takes place in various locations during the WWII era, using the military technology of the time.

Uber slammed by security experts over data breach that exposed data on 57 million customers

Security experts have slammed Uber over its handling of a data breach that exposed the data of 57 million customers.

Apple is using teenagers to make its most expensive iPhone

Apple manufacturers in China have been illegally employing high schoolers to make the company’s red-hot iPhone X.

Net neutrality terms to know

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday announced his plans to repeal the Obama-era regulations that dictate how providers treat the accessibility of content on the internet.

Hacker targets Sacramento Regional Transit, deletes 30 million files in ransomware attack

A hacker hit Sacramento Regional Transit over the weekend, deleting about 30 million files in a ransomware attack.

Google collects data on Android users' locations when location services are turned off, report says

A new report shows that Google has been accessing data about Android users' locations, even when the user believes that the data is being kept private.

Google plans to 'derank' articles from Russian media outlets Russia Today and Sputnik in search

Google plans to ‘derank’ Russian articles from media outlets Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik following alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBO

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors say a member of an Iran-based hacking group tried to extort HBO out of $6 million in digital currency by stealing unaired episodes and scripts of hit shows like "Game of Thrones."

Amazon Echos given to people in need to reduce demands on caregivers

An innovative trial taking place in the U.K. is giving Amazon Echos to people with learning disabilities to see if they can help cut down on demands for already overstretched human caregivers.

Tech Q&A: Deleting data forever, fighting robocalls, finding secret cameras and more

I want to give away a few of my old devices. How do I make sure that the data is deleted and cannot be recovered?

5 best Black Friday big-screen 4K TV deals

Black Friday big-screen 4K TV deals are hotter than ever this year. Here are some of the best so far.

Mom's iPhone unlocked using 10-year-old son's face - Fox News

Fox News Mom's iPhone unlocked using 10-year-old son's face Fox News Lance Ulanoff, chief correspondent for mashable.com, demonstrates features on Apple's new smartphone which went on sale on Friday. A precocious 10-year-old boy has hacked the Face ID of his parents' iPhone X. When New York City residents Attaullah ... iPhone X owner's son can unlock her phone with Face ID Evening Standard iPhone...

Mom's iPhone unlocked using 10-year-old son's face

A precocious 10-year-old boy hacked the Face ID of his parents’ iPhone X.

5 security mistakes you're probably making

You don’t think about your car until you get a flat. You don’t appreciate your phone until the screen cracks. Cybersecurity is something you take for granted — until someone hacks your account, steals your bank info and spreads compromising pictures of you all over the internet.

Apple's first vice president of diversity stepping down after six months in the job, report says

Apple’s first-ever vice president of diversity is leaving the company at the end of the year, TechCrunch reports.

Apple delays HomePod release until 2018

Did you want to wow someone special in your life with a new Apple HomePod speaker for the holidays?

Kaspersky makes explosive claim NSA computer was infested with malware

Kaspersky Lab is again challenging allegations that it stole classified files from an NSA employee's computer, pointing to new analysis that says the computer in question may have been infested with malware.

Rural Americans can't check email or use credit cards because of slow Internet, officials say

Officials are calling it a "big digital divide” between rural communities and urban areas.

Top 5 Black Friday smart speaker deals: Amazon Echo leads the pack

The home smart speaker is the newest home consumer electronics product category. And this year the technology is more advanced with features like built-in displays.

'Nightmare-inducing' robots are now able to do backflips

If you thought the rise of the machines was going to take years – think again.

Making munitions safe: How can we stop American bullets, bombs and missiles from killing US troops?

Our military relies on bullets and bombs to do their job – but how do we stop those munitions from being used against our own troops?

Facebook, Google, publishers fight fake news with 'trust indicators'

It’s hard to know what to trust in the era of fake news.

Here's how much your identity goes for on the dark web

How much is a stolen identity worth?

Facebook adds a trust indicator to news articles

Fake news continues to be a big problem and much talked about concern on the Internet.

North Korea-linked 'fallchill' malware draws scrutiny from the feds

The US government is warning that North Korean state-sponsored hackers have been targeting the aerospace, telecommunications, and finance sectors since 2016 with malware that can secretly take over a computer.

Facebook boasts of removing fake news in Germany, but journalists aren’t so sure

Facebook is finally rolling out its fake news identification tools, starting in Germany. The company's decision comes on the back of mounting criticism against the social network in the country. It's unclear how well it's working.

What is it like to be swallowed by lava?

A camera has captured the moment it was completely swallowed by molten lava and has miraculously come out still working.

'Demon' shark with snake's head caught for the first time

Sea shanties and tales have been spun since the dawn of man about horrific creatures in the sea terrorizing ships and eating crew members right off the decks.While many assumed that these were just the tales of yore with no truth to them, it turns out there may been some truth to these stories after all.

'Iron man' sets new jet suit speed world record

And the Guinness World Record for Fastest Speed Over 100 Meters in a Body Controlled Jet Engine Powered Suit goes to …

The story behind that viral photo of a lonely rhino

Want to know what extinction looks like?

iPhone X Face ID already tricked by $200 mask

When Apple announced it was getting rid of Touch ID for facial recognition, the company said it was a more secure option with only a one in 1,000,000 chance of being hacked.

Amazon planning free, ad-supported video streaming service, report says

Alongside the growing amount of original content, signing up for one or more streaming video subscription services such as Netflix or Prime Video comes with the added bonus of no ads.

'Demon' shark with snake's head caught for the first time

Sea shanties and tales have been spun since the dawn of man about horrific creatures in the sea terrorizing ships and eating crew members right off the decks.While many assumed that these were just the tales of yore with no truth to them, it turns out there may been some truth to these stories after all.