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Sprint is buying a 33 percent stake in Tidal

Sprint is buying a 33 percent stake in Tidal, the entertainment service owned by artists including Jay-Z, Madonna and Kanye West

China cracks down on tools used to get around web filters

A Chinese technology regulator has announced a 14-month campaign to root out services that allow people in the country to circumvent the government's internet censorship

Take the Resident Evil 7 VR challenge

The PSVR's virtual reality is almost too immersive for fright-flick-inspired games like RE7.

Samsung Tries To Explain What Made Its Phones…

Samsung held a press conference Monday to discuss its findings on the Galaxy Note 7. The company placed most of the blame on its battery suppliers.

Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires…

Samsung Electronics says flaws in the design and production of batteries used in its Galaxy Note 7, not its hardware or software, made the smartphone prone to catching fire

Cyberattack on Sundance briefly shutters box office

Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that they their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box office to shut down Saturday afternoon

Report: 'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC head

President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules as the head of the Federal Communications Commission, which regulates the nation's airwaves and internet connections

Samsung says battery flaws caused note 7 fires…

After a lengthy investigation into the cause of Note 7 phones overheating, Samsung reveals that battery defects were to blame. It hopes to prevent similar problems in the future with new testing lab. Also in today's tech news, former Google spokesperson Hugo Barra is to return to Silicon Valley.

Robots Could Soon Be Considered People ... Kind Of

Robots are increasingly becoming a part of everyday life, and some officials want legal protections if something goes wrong.

Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuit

Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers

Trump gets Obama's house, title _ even his…

Donald Trump built his campaign on tweets and now he's in control of the White House's powerful social media arsenal

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

Samsung explains why the Note 7 exploded

The phone was plagued by two separate battery manufacturing faults that affected the first and second shipments of the doomed Galaxy Note 7.

Trump Wants Net Neutrality Critic To Head The FCC

The president will reportedly tap Ajit Pai, an FCC commissioner and opponent of net neutrality regulations, to lead the agency.

Explaining the Note 7's battery flaws (with cake)

Bridget Carey finds a sweet way to illustrate Samsung's findings on why the Galaxy Note 7 overheated, and what the company is doing to prevent future battery failures.

Home security smackdown: Which rechargeable…

We found our favorite rechargeable security camera. Find out if it's the Logi Circle, the Canary Flex or the Netgear Arlo Pro.

11 WhatsApp features you might not know

WhatsApp novices and pros alike may learn a thing or two from this handy list of tips.

How to make animated GIFs

These apps and websites will make looping animated GIFs for sharing.