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AT&T’s misleading “5G E” indicator comes to 4G iPhones in iOS 12.2 beta

Enlarge / A smartphone with AT&T's "5G E" network indicator.AT&T ...

Earth’s north magnetic pole has officially shifted

Earth’s north magnetic pole is high-tailing it out of Canada. The north magnetic pole — which guides many of the world’s navigation systems — was...

Bluefly officially heads toward liquidation

Bluefly made it official. The pioneering fashion e-tailer filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, indicating that the 21-year-old company would be liquidated. Hundreds of creditors, including...

UAE buys its way toward supremacy in Gulf cyberwar, using US and Israeli experts

Enlarge / President Donald Trump welcomes Crown Prince Shaikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu...

San Francisco could become first US city to ban facial recognition tech

San Francisco could become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology, criticized as biased by lawmakers and privacy advocates. A...

Google Play apps with >4.3 million downloads stole pics and pushed porn ads

Enlarge / Screenshots of the pop-up ads displayed by malicious apps that were available in Google's...

Online shopping emporium Bluefly shuts down

RIP, Bluefly. The fashion-focused web pioneer — which began hawking discounted designer duds more than 20 years ago — abruptly closed its doors on Friday,...

How ‘Blade Runner’ and ‘The Running Man’ predicted 2019

Welcome to the future. Two classic science-fiction films — “Blade Runner” and “The Running Man” — are both set in 2019, and although the films...