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Russian Police Investigates Apple Over 'Gay' Emojis

Sep 29
Russia is still having a problem with Apple's "gay" emojis.

Microsoft Unveils New Surface Laptop, Other Updates

Microsoft is doubling down on its Surface devices business, unveiling a new laptop Tuesday alongside an updated tablet.

Study Cites Cybercrime's Rising Costs to Corporations

PERSONAL TECH | By Bree Fowler | Oct 6
Cybercrime costs are climbing for companies both in the U.S. and overseas amid a slew of high-profile breaches, according to research released Tuesday.

Data Hack at 7 Trump Hotels Confirmed

Customer credit and debit card numbers may have been stolen at seven Trump hotels after its payment systems were hacked for over a year.

Top EU Court Rules Data Sharing Pact With US Invalid

PERSONAL TECH | By Pan Pylas | Oct 6
The European Union's highest court struck a big blow Tuesday against Facebook and other companies by ruling that a long-running pact allowing the free transfer of data to the U.S. is invalid as it does not adequately protect consumers.

Earthquakes, Elections and More Dissected at New Yorker Fest

SCIENCE | By Jocelyn Noveck | Oct 6
The New Yorker festival, said Kathryn Schulz, is the "nerd holiday of New York City." But the festival also touches on the more urgent questions of the day, including the upcoming presidential election and the earthquake risk in the Pacific Northwest.