Phone Carriers Say They'll Block Some Robocalls And Crack Down On Spoofed NumbersMajor phone companies say they'll give customers free tools to block robocalls as part of an agreement reached with 51 state attorneys general.
FCC Authorizes $305.5M To Help Close Digital Divide In TexasThe funding will be spread out during the next decade for maintaining, improving and expanding affordable broadband for 23,424 rural homes and businesses in Texas.
Dallas ISD Grooming Tomorrow's Tech Workforce: 'It Brings A Lot Of Hope To Our Community'Advocates have long argued that an educated workforce is critical to growing the local economy and those seeds are being planted in area classrooms.
Small Dallas County City Of Wilmer Still Operating Despite Ransomware AttackThe small North Texas city of Wilmer is among nearly two dozen across the state that have been paralyzed by a major cyber attack.
Deep Ellum Reacts To Uber Technologies Office Building Coming To Town: 'Some People Are Scared'"Some people are scared. ‘Oh, well, Uber’s here. There goes the neighborhood,'" said Preston Pannek, a local artist.
Officials Working To Help 23 Local Texas Governments After Ransomware AttackMore than 20 cities across the state, including at least one in North Texas, have fallen victim to what officials are saying is a ‘coordinated’ ransomware attack.
FBI Social Media Monitoring Could Lead To Privacy Clash With FacebookThe FBI could find itself in a face-off with social media companies over privacy, after the agency solicited proposals from outside vendors to monitor social media for threats.
Facebook Fined $5B For Privacy Violations, Ordered To Add OversightA new settlement with the Federal Trade Commission means Facebook will pay $5 billion in fines and must institute new privacy protections and oversight on its business.
Posting A Negative Review Online Can Get You Sued"A SLAPP (lawsuit) filer doesn't go to court to seek justice; they are just trying to silence or harass or intimidate a critic of theirs," said Evan Mascagni, who works for the Public Participation Project.
As Cars And Trucks Get Safer, Drivers Take More RisksAs cars and trucks become safer, with new and more advanced features, drivers use them to engage in ever more risky behavior.
The Internet Is On 🔥 As Apple, Google Show Off New EmojisYou may be 😮that today is World Emoji Day, but the biggest tech giants aren't.
2 Remaining Apollo 11 Astronauts To Return To Launch Pad On AnniversaryApollo 11's astronauts are returning to the exact spot from where they flew to the moon 50 years ago.
Beware Of These Scams On Amazon Prime DayAs Amazon Prime Day kicks off the surge in internet traffic is also likely to attract scammers looking to steal your data and payment details.
Twitter Hateful Conduct Policy Now Bans 'Dehumanizing' Posts Toward Religious GroupsSaying their goal is to "keep people safe", Twitter is now banning hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language.
Federal Trade Commission Announces Major Crackdown On RobocallsThe FTC and law enforcement plan to file charges against several companies and individuals as part of a government clampdown on illegal robocalls.