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ONLY ON WWAY: Locals create app to help coronavirus victims

A simple post on reddit by a Wilmington man now has people all over the country working to help amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Leland assisted living using video calls for family visits during quarantine

An assisted living facility in Leland is trying to keep its residents connected to family despite having to keep a distance during the coronavirus pandemic.

New Hanover County leaders to visit Apple headquarters

As technology continues to develop, a group of local leaders from New Hanover County will visit Apple's corporate headquarters next month to ensure students and staff will have the best tools available for them today and in the future.

Your smart TV might be spying on you, FBI warns

If you bought a "smart" TV this holiday season or are planning to, consider this warning to consumers from the FBI: The device sitting in your living room could be used to hack into your home computer network and spy on you.

Amazon tells senator it’s considered face-scanning doorbells

Amazon says it has considered adding facial recognition technology to its Ring doorbell cameras.

Goodbye, iTunes: Once-revolutionary app gone in Mac update

Apple's latest operating software for Mac computers kills off iTunes, the once-revolutionary program that made online music sales mainstream and effectively blunted the impact of piracy.

Funeral homes now live streaming memorial services

Live-streaming technology has entered the funeral home. Increasing consumer demand, fueled by the ubiquity of popular streaming services like Netflix, is driving the relatively new practice of providing internet-enabled recordings of funerals for those who can't attend in person.

$5 billion fine doesn’t mark the end of Facebook’s troubles

Facebook will pay a $5 billion fine for privacy violations and will be subject to broader oversight, but ongoing probes in Europe and the U.S. could present even bigger headaches for the company.

Trump shows love-hate for social media as he leads ‘summit’

President Donald Trump, who has weaponized social media to eviscerate opponents and promote himself, was convening a White House conference Thursday of like-minded critics of Big Tech, notably excluding representatives from the very platforms he exploits.

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