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New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags

New Mexico has announced a lawsuit against Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of auto makers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators

How to watch inauguration events, with or without…

The lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration

Uber settles with FTC and Samsung plans to…

The biggest tech stories of the day include Uber's FTC settlement and new data on Tesla's autopilot feature. Plus Samsung plans to explain why its Note 7 was forced to be recalled around the world.

High tech accessories to get the most out of your…

Tech Take: Tom's Guide's Sherri Smith showcases the weBoost Connect 4G Cell Phone Signal Booster, Steelie Freemount Car Mount Kit, Poweraid SOLSOL Solar Charging Hat, Clip-A-Phone and the Thule Atmos X4 iPhone 7 Plus Case

Investigators Find No Autopilot Defect In Deadly…

But investigators also noted the autopilot system isn't designed to reliably prevent crashes.

Samsung to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire on Jan. 23

Samsung Electronics says it will announce the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire on Jan. 23

NY lawsuits blame social media in terror attacks

In New York lawsuits, the families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel say social media companies including Facebook and Twitter are aiding terrorists

Satellite tracking to keep tabs on airliners over…

Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it's still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear

This pint-sized smart plug is Belkin's best yet

It still doesn't work with Siri, but at $35, the Alexa-compatible Belkin WeMo Mini is a great way to get started with home automation.

New phone designed to be used 'as little as…

Credit card-sized Light Phone can only make phone calls

Uber pays $20 million to settle claims of driver deception

Uber Technologies is paying $20 million to settle allegations that it duped people into driving for its ride-hailing service with false promises about how much they would earn and how much they would have to pay to finance a car

Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable…

Renewable energy advocates in Hawaii are pushing a bill to urge the transportation sector to get all its from renewable sources in 2045

Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain…

Netflix's video streaming service is booming while its steadily shrinking DVD-by-mail business has turned into an afterthought

Beats' new budget-priced headphone is…

The affordable Beats EP is a wired on-ear model that's not only well built but delivers decent sound for the money. ca

SAINT rifle shines at SHOT Show

Fox Firepower: Rifles are everywhere at SHOT Show, with companies large and small featuring their best and introducing new options for 2017. One standout is the Saint made by Springfield Armory

German anti-trust case against Audible, Apple dropped

Germany's anti-trust agency says it's dropping its investigation of Amazon subsidiary Audible and Apple after the two companies agreed to end exclusivity deals for audiobook supply and distribution

US sues Oracle, says it pays white men more than others

The Labor Department is suing Oracle, claiming that the technology giant pays white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts in the same job title

Study shows Facebook's growth as campaign news…

Facebook named as one of top three sources of campaign news by both Trump, Clinton voters

Samsung may finally explain Note 7 failure on…

The results of the company's internal investigation could be announced January 23, according to a report. The Note 7 nightmare continues to linger as thousands of Verizon customers are still using the dangerous phone.

What if Trump's Twitter was hacked?

Four4FourTech: The hacking threat to Donald Trump's Twitter account; teenagers invent 'thermoelectric spoon,' Airbus eyes flying car, the truth about selfies

Facebook to build its 3rd data center outside US in Denmark

Facebook will build a 56,500 square meter (608,161 square foot) data center in central Denmark, its third such center outside the United States

The XPS 27, an all-in-one for the…

With 10 speakers and a great 27-inch display, your home-entertainment system may get jealous of this AIO.

John Wayne gun for beginners

Fox Firepower: The ‘Lil Duke,’ named after iconic Hollywood Western hero John Wayne, is a .177 caliber lever action BB air rifle aimed at beginners and younger shooters

Esquire network will transition from cable to online channel

Esquire Network is shutting down as a cable channel and will transition into a digital online outlet

Kodak's camera phone is not the phone for you

The Kodak Ektra is aimed squarely at photographers, but its photos aren't that good and it doesn't impress as a phone either.

The hottest military gear for 2017

Fox Firepower: SHOT Show, the largest event of its kind in the world, kicked off in Vegas with more than 6.5 million pounds of guns, gear and exhibits for hunting, fishing, shooting and everything outdoors

Utility plans vote on New York offshore wind project

A New York utility is set to vote later this month on a plan to construct an offshore wind farm off eastern Long Island