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A cancer patient paid about $200 for blood tests at a doctor's office and nearly $2,000 for the same tests at a Los Angeles hospital. This is nuts.
Triller's parent company on Wednesday appointed a new CEO, Mahi de Silva, after acquiring his company, Amplify.ai for an undisclosed price.
Investment firm Blackstone acquired the genealogical site Ancestry for $4.7 billion. It says it has no plans to mine people's DNA data for profit.
Data breaches involving Facebook and Health Net highlight Americans' vulnerability to hackers — and our lack of a national privacy law.
If you want to stop Google from providing your personal information to authorities who have issued an administrative subpoena, you need to act fast.
California's net neutrality law just cost AT&T wireless customers a free streaming perk. That's a good thing
AT&T's sponsored data service might have looked like a benefit for customers, but it carried an unacceptable price to competition and innovation.
AT&T says its revised arbitration clause will help customers. Don't be fooled. All such provisions favor companies, not consumers, experts say.
The technology behind Thursday's $69-million digital painting sale may be a bubble, or it may be the wave of the future in art and media. Maybe both.
By scraping the web for photos and extracting unique biometric information, Clearview AI violates privacy and chills protected political speech, a lawsuit says.
Chemotherapy and radiation can cause too much collateral damage to treat some brain tumors. Crumb-sized robots could be the solution.
Game designer Hironobu Sakaguchi is thinking big, but the look is small for 'Fantasian,' coming later this year exclusively to Apple Arcade game service.
Switching to digital-only receipts for transactions would be good for the environment. But it would be another nail in the coffin of your privacy.
Section 230 has been a 'brick wall' for anyone seeking to sue internet companies over user-generated content, but bills and legal strategies under consideration could represent an opportunity to change that.
Influencers of all stripes are racing to build up their followings on Clubhouse, spending hours a day on the audio app. Why are people doing this?