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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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Coast Guard app offers helpful safety info for boaters

Memorial Day weekend is what the US Coast Guard calls the "kick off to boat season," and they want to make sure you know how to stay safe on the water.

Americans getting more inactive, computers partly to blame

Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary, spending almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to blame, a new study found.

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