Privacy push could banish some annoying website popups and online tracking

Angela Lang/CNET If you’re sick of websites tracking you and just as frustrated with website pop-ups prompting you to dig through obscure browser cookie settings — good news. An alliance including web publishers and browser makers has developed technology to stop websites from selling or sharing the data they gather about you. If the effort […]

Tracking COVID-19 through the sewer

We’re over six months into the COVID-19 pandemic and there still seems to be more we don’t know about its presence in society than we do know. Now what? To find answers, Ted Smith is getting down in the gutter or, more specifically, the sewer. At the...

License plate tracking for police set to go nationwide

License plate readers are powerful technology that allow police to keep track of a car’s movement across a city.  Getty Images Police often rely on automatic license plate readers to track the movement of cars in their jurisdiction. A surveillance...