TECHNOLOGY

WhatsApp, social posts helped lead Haitian migrants to Texas

DEL RIO, Texas  — For the final leg of his journey from Chile to the United States, Haitian migrant Fabricio Jean followed detailed instructions sent… Read more

Apple delays plan to scan iPhones for child sex abuse images

LONDON — Apple said Friday it’s delaying its plan to scan U.S. iPhones for images of child sexual abuse, saying it needs more time to refine the system… Read more

South Korea bans Google, Apple payment monopolies

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s National Assembly approved legislation on Tuesday that bans app store operators such as Google and Apple from forcing… Read more

IAEA: N Korea appears to have resumed nuke reactor operation

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea appears to have restarted the operation of its main nuclear reactor used to produce weapons fuels, the U.N. atomic… Read more

Microsoft fixes cloud platform vulnerability after warning

REDMOND, Wash.-  Microsoft says it has fixed a flaw in its cloud computing platform that cybersecurity researchers warned could have enabled hackers… Read more

T-Mobile CEO says “truly sorry” for hack of 50M users’ data

The company disclosed earlier in August that the names, Social Security numbers and information from driver’s licenses or other identification of just… Read more

What is a COVID-19 vaccine passport, and do I need one?

What is a COVID-19 vaccine passport, and do I need one?

“Vaccine passports” are digital or paper documents that show you were vaccinated against… Read more

Senators question DOJ funding for AI-powered policing tech

CHICAGO — A Democratic senator said the U.S. Justice Department needs to look into whether the algorithm-powered police technologies it funds contribute… Read more

Cyber leader calls for nonpartisan path to securing the vote

DES MOINES, Iowa  — Those entrusted with securing the nation’s voting systems must remain nonpartisan as a myriad of complex and growing risks continue… Read more