Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY

Elizabeth Weise

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Recent articles by Elizabeth:

Popular smart phone chipmaker hit with antitrust suit

The FTC says Qualcomm is guilty of using its position to restrict competition → Read More

Amazon tests food stamps, another breach of Wal-Mart territory

This summer, Amazon will begin accepting food stamps to pay for online groceries. → Read More

Inauguration: You'll have to walk to get Uber

There was no Uber or Lyft in Washington in 2013 for the last presidential inauguration. → Read More

Researcher: WhatsApp has 'bug' that could be exploited

A bug in WhatsApp could allow encrypted messages to be intercepted. → Read More

Is Marissa Mayer a failure?

Questions loom over whether Google veteran was handed an impossible challenge or was just a bad chief executive. → Read More

Meryl Streep shout out to journalism group brings $$$

The Committee to Protect Journalists had no idea Streep was going to name them at the Golden Globes → Read More

Uber gives cities free travel-time data

The ride-hailing company plans to make traffic data available to cities and the public . → Read More

FBI blacks out most details on hack of terrorist's iPhone

The documents released Friday were in response to a lawsuit filed by USA TODAY, the AP and Vice. → Read More

Monday before Christmas Amazon had 50% of online sales

SAN FRANCISCO – On the Monday before Christmas, 49.2% of all online sales in the United States were made on Amazon, according to data from Slice Intelligence. Consumers were doing their shopping later, secure in the knowledge that Amazon’s two-day delivery would still get them what they’d ordered before it was too late. “Digital has taught people they can wait to the last minute,” said Brendan… → Read More

How to win $25,000: Find a tool to fight zombie botnets

Federal Trade Commission is offering $25,000 to protect the consumer Internet of Things → Read More

Apple invests $1B in SoftBank Vision Fund

The fund aims to be one of the biggest tech innovation catalysts in the world. → Read More

Amazon-branded workout gear may be coming

Amazon currently offers nine private label clothing lines → Read More

Border outage not caused by hackers

The four-hour Customs computer outage caused long lines and frayed tempers. → Read More

Protect that refrigerator! IoT security comes home

Multiple companies are set to launch connected device-protecting WiFi routers in the coming months. → Read More

Russia penetrated Vermont utility company computer

Malware linked to a Russian hacking group has been found on a Vermont utility's computer → Read More

Sanctions mark rare window into cyberwar

Sanctions and the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the United States in response to attempts to influence the U.S. presidential election are a rare physical response to ongoing and growing cyber conflicts between nations. → Read More

Police ask Alexa: Who dunnit?

In what may be a first, police asked what an Amazon Echo heard in connection to a murder. → Read More

Uber ignores Calif. threats, keeps testing self-driving cars

The state Attorney General's office sent a letter telling Uber to 'immediately' stop the tests. → Read More

Uber ignores Calif. threats, keeps testing self-driving cars

The state Attorney General's office sent a letter telling Uber to 'immediately' stop the tests. → Read More

Ransomware-as-a-service — yes, that's a thing

Ransomware is a burgeoning criminal business. Here's how to protect yourself. → Read More