'Watch Dogs: Legion': A politically minded video game where you start the revolution.

"Watch Dogs: Legion" goes on sale Thursday, and promises to be one of the biggest video game releases of 2020. How big? The game, where you can play as nearly anyone in dystopian London, could sell as many as 10 million copies, analysts predict.


Police body cam maker unveils new features it hopes will curb officer misconduct.

The nation's leading provider of police body cameras on Wednesday unveiled new features intended to help law enforcement supervisors better monitor officers and curb problematic behavior — changes the company says were motivated by the killing of George Floyd earlier this year.


CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google set to be grilled in Senate hearing.

On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee will question the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter amid cries of conservative bias and threats to change a crucial law, known as Section 230, that protects the companies' ability to moderate content as they see fit.


Microsoft earnings beat expectations, driven by video game sales and cloud demand.

Microsoft reported a solid quarter as the pandemic drove demand for its cloud and video game businesses.


How Roblox became the 'it' game for tweens -- and a massive business.

Video games are having a moment during the pandemic, perhaps none more so than an oddball create-your-own game sandbox called Roblox.


Amazon plans to add 100,000 seasonal workers in holiday hiring blitz.

In preparation for holiday shopping, Amazon is adding 100,000 seasonal jobs.


Therapy patients in Finland blackmailed after data breach.

The confidential records of thousands of psychotherapy patients in Finland have been hacked and some are now facing the threat of blackmail.


Jack Ma is making history again with the Ant IPO, and getting even more wealthy while doing it.

Billionaire tech tycoon Jack Ma is raising more than $34 billion in yet another record breaking IPO, further cementing his place in history as one of the world's great tech entrepreneurs.


McDonald's social media person cries out for help and brands give a warm embrace.

The McDonald's social media manager ignited a conversation on Twitter Friday, gathering people who run brand social accounts to vent and talk about mental health.


Ant Group sets new IPO record with $34 billion share sale.

Jack Ma's Ant Group has just pulled off the biggest stock market listing in history.


Conservatives push to discredit Facebook, Twitter and Google just days before the election.

A right-wing offensive is underway to discredit social media companies just days before the election.


Facebook to researchers: Stop using our data.

Facebook is trying to scuttle the work of New York University researchers who have played an important role in bringing attention to the company's political ad-targeting practices.


Few lines but plenty of excitement as the iPhone 12 arrives in China.

The iPhone 12 has arrived in China, and Apple fans are already lining up for it — just not necessarily at stores.


Buying an iPhone at the Apple Store will be different this year. Here's how.

The new iPhone hits shelves on Friday, and that usually means fans lining up outside Apple Stores around the world.


Huawei's sales growth slows as US sanctions bite.

Huawei says sales growth is sputtering, after Washington tightened restrictions and cut off the Chinese tech company's access to key technology.


Smart sensors could track social distancing in the office.

Finding ways to maintain social distancing will be key to getting workers back into the office. An Israeli company thinks it can help, using smart sensors mounted on workplace ceilings.


Uber and Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees, appeals court finds.

In a blow to Uber and Lyft, a California appeals court said Thursday that the companies must reclassify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, affirming an earlier court decision.


Uber drivers sue over alleged "pressure" to vote, advocate for Prop 22.

For months, Uber drivers and passengers in California have received aggressive messaging in support of its controversial ballot initiative, Proposition 22.


Ransomware hits election infrastructure in Georgia county.

A Georgia county is ground zero for what may be the first ransomware attack to hit election infrastructure this political season.


iPhone 12 review: Upgrade for the camera, not 5G.

Deciding whether — or when — to upgrade your smartphone is hard. Besides some attempts at swanky foldable phones, the look of smartphones hasn't changed much in recent years. Most improvements, while technologically impressive, mostly feel minor to the average consumer. But Apple's latest iPh...

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