CES Tech Show Stuffed With New Gadgets We Don't Need... Or Do We?Today's vision of a smart home has more to do with what's possible than what people need. Thus the parade of internet-connected wine openers, water bottles and meat thermometers.
FCC Votes Down Obama-Era 'Net Neutrality' RulesThe Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to internet.
Tips For Protecting Your Personal Information While Shopping OnlineThe days of camping in front of stores for the best deals are over. Now, shoppers are on websites, hoping to grab discounted gifts on a computer or smartphone.
NFL's Amazon Deal Could Be Test For More Streaming GamesAmazon begins its foray into the live streaming of NFL games on Thursday night when it will air a matchup between the Bears and Packers on its Prime Video service. Amazon will stream 11 games this season.
Facebook May Be Facing An 'Era Of Accountability' Problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside.
Multi-Agency Operation Busts Child Sex Traffickers, ExploitersLocal law enforcement arrested 28 people and they said there will likely be more to come.
No Phone Or Internet Service For North Texas Town TodayCity employees say a main line was cut in Sherman, knocking out service for Anna residents.
Cops Wage Psychological Warfare Against Online Drug Bazaars In an innovative blow to illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world's leading "darknet" marketplace — then quietly seized a second bazaar to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers.
New Homeowners Feel Duped By Offline DevelopmentIt's one of the fastest growing areas in North Texas, but homeowners say their development of the future is missing one thing--high-speed Internet!
Google's Chrome Browser To Block Some AdsGoogle said that its Chrome web browser will block online ads that it deems too annoying for web users starting next year. These blockers threaten web publishers that rely on digital ads for revenue.
It's Time To Redouble Your Cybersecurity StepsThe WannaCry ransomware was a harsh reminder of how difficult it can be to keep your data and devices safe. But you can take steps to safeguard yourself.
Target Tests Restocking Program For Home EssentialsTarget is testing a program that lets customers order household essentials like laundry detergent, paper towels and peanut butter and have them delivered to their homes the next day.
Starbucks Says 'Unicorn' Proves Its Digital SavvyStarbucks is pointing to the 'Unicorn Frappuccino' as an example of its digital savvy, and its ability to ride out of a slump. Though the online chatter about the drink wasn't entirely positive, it drove traffic into stores.
Netflix Nears 100 Million SubscribersNetflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million global subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a decade ago.
Senate Votes To Undo Privacy Rules That Protect User DataThe Republican-led Senate has voted to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.