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Netflix sinking deeper into debt to fuel…

Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service

Researchers discover vulnerability affecting…

Security researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or inject malicious code while someone is logged into a computer or mobile device

'Krack Attack' Wi-Fi security flaw requires you…

A weakness discovered in WPA2 encryption affects almost every Wi-Fi device. Unless the flaw is patched, hackers could potentially spy on everything you do online.

Technology to help get in the Halloween mood

Kurt the 'CyberGuy' demonstrates gadgets.

Wi-Fi Flaw Leaves An Ever-Larger Internet Of…

A newly discovered vulnerability in Wi-Fi encryption could open traffic up to eavesdropping.

Fact-checking fake news on Facebook works - just…

Facebook's efforts to reduce the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect _ though that finding comes with a major caveat.

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Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over…

The Supreme Court has agreed to take on a major dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails stored abroad

Twitter turns over 'handles' of 201 Russia-linked…

Twitter turns over 'handles' of 201 Russia-linked accounts to Senate investigators

Spacetime-bending kilonova detected for the first…

The European Southern Observatory detected a deep-space signal in August that turned out the be the first observable light from two neutron stars colliding, producing a kilonova that caused strong gravitational waves to pass through Earth.

Equifax's Latest Tech Snafu Could Cost It A $7.2M…

Equifax's $7.25 million deal with the IRS has been suspended for further review.

Yahoo can provide dead man's emails to family, court says

Massachusetts' highest court says federal law does not prohibit Yahoo from providing a deceased man's family members access to his email account

Apple may ditch Touch ID next year, Twitter…

In today's tech news, Apple is predicted to bring Face ID to all iPhones in 2018, Twitter talks tough on harassment and NASA gets playful in space

5G Explained

The hype about this important phone network standard is about to become deafening. CNET's Stephen Shankland explains what you need to know.