Friday, April 16, 2021

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...

SpaceX launches 60 more Internet satellites

One carried an experimental coating to dim spacecraft BY CHABELI HERRERA ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS

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...

Before Apollo 11, four missions charted path for moon landing

PHOTO COURTESY OF NASA /TNS Above is a view of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module "Spider" in a lunar landing configuration,...

Facial recognition for Global Entry gaining popularity

BY RICH THOMASELLI TRAVELPULSE/TNS Global Entry has slowly but surely been getting a technological upgrade that is making the popular travel program even quicker to...

Digital tracking: Why you should care

Some companies, empowered by the click-through habits of consumers, exploit the information by selling it to data brokers. BY TIM JOHNSON TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – It’s...

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy for the third time

PAUL HENNESSY/NURPHOTO/ZUMA PRESS/TNS A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket carrying satellites for the U.S. Air Force successfully launches from pad 39A on...

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE EQUALIZER: PART 1-THE REVOLUTIONARY

A slap in the face in third grade launched Alvin Wellington Barlow on a successful legal career. His current goal: Transforming Florida’s criminal justice...

Black lawmakers press Facebook on Russia, diversity

BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS AND GREG GORDON MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON – Facebook will boost its diversity efforts after hearing concerns from Black lawmakers that Russian operatives used...