technology

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Megan Lynch
August 21, 2019 - 3:30 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Businesses and researchers learn a lot about trends from online databases — but experts say cyber criminals have found ways to get to personal information. Teams from the University of Missouri and University of Illinois will be looking for ways to stop attempts by hackers to...
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AP Photo/Rick Bowmer
July 26, 2019 - 11:00 am
By SALLY HO Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes about her to others online. The cyberbullying was so distressing that...
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July 03, 2019 - 12:23 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Having problems loading images on Facebook today? You're not alone. Over the past 24 hours, 85% of reported issues on Facebook were related to image viewing, according to downdetector.com . A spike in reports started around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, and the issues are affecting...
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June 20, 2019 - 3:07 pm
QUEENSLAND, Australia (KMOX) — Cellphones have changed the face of technology but recent studies suggests they could also be changing our skulls, too. Researchers in Australia say that constant cell phone use is causing horn-like spikes to grow at the back of young people's skulls. Scientific...
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June 20, 2019 - 10:47 am
Facebook has launched an ambitious plan to develop its own currency. The social media giant is launching the effort with partners: PayPal, Uber , Spotify, Visa and Mastercard.
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