Secret Service reportedly paid to access phone location data

The Secret Service paid for a product that allows the agency to access phone location data, according to Motherboard. Angela Lang/CNET The Secret Service reportedly paid for a product called Locate X, which allows the agency to access location data from apps on people’s phones. The agency was thus able to bypass measures like obtaining […]

Death Valley hits an insane 130 degrees, threatens heat records

For a hot time, visit Furnace Creek Inn in Death Valley. Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images   When you name a place “Furnace Creek,” you have certain expectations, and those expectations were exceeded over the weekend.  The National...

Apple is expanding its independent repairs program to include Macs

There soon may be more options to fix a broken Mac.  Sarah Tew/CNET Have a broken Mac? Apple is making it easier to get it fixed. On Monday the company revealed that it is expanding its repairs program to now support Macs at independent shops.  The news is an...