Apps and gadgets replacing rape whistles

Devices still not addressing problem, activists say By Anna Orso The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS PHILADELPHIA – For generations, women have carried devices with the goal of preventing sexual...

Some ways to boost quality and speed of home Wi-Fi

FAMILY FEATURES In today’s connected world, it’s almost unthinkable to function without an internet connection, and for practical purposes most households need wireless connectivity for...

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule splashes down off coast of Florida

NASA TV/TNS A screen grab from NASA TV shows SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule splashing down in the Atlantic.

Too few Black writers in the video game industry

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part story by journalist Charles Moody III. BY CHARLES MOODY III SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER While you are...

SpaceX successfully launches 60 internet satellites

SPACEX/TNS At 10:30 p.m. on May 23, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral with 60 small satellites...

Teens win computers for their ‘Big Idea’

Computer Mentors Group of Tampa held its annual Teen Business Challenge Feb. 18 and 19 at the Ybor City campus of Hillsborough Community College. The...

Research firm: People spend more time on mobile devices than TV

BRITTANY HOSEA-SMALL/AFP/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Apple's vice president of Hardware Engineering John Ternus speaks during Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose, California...

Nearly a third of US teens use electronics to cheat

BY SHARON NOGUCHI MERCURY NEWS/TNS U.S. teenagers think they are savvy about cybersecurity — so much that nearly one-third skirt school safeguards to access banned content...

FCC gives phone companies more authority to block robocalls

DREAMSTIME/TNS In recent years, technological advances have allowed robocallers to target thousands of phones with minimal effort, which some advocates say...

The dark web is a criminal cesspool

Secretive corner of internet a hub for child videos, weapons, drugs, stolen identities BY TIM JOHNSON TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE LAS VEGAS — An internet realm known as...

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