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Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 01:59 PM PDT

Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

Identifying “fake news” may have just gotten more difficult. Researchers at the University of Washington have developed an algorithm that can take an audio clip and convert it into an artificial video of...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 12:19 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Goes Storm Chasing Above Jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent back raw images of the planet's best-known featu...View gallery

  • Jupiter's Great Red Spot
  • Jupiter's Great Red Spot
  • Jupiter's Great Red Spot
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 05:46 PM PDT

Apple to Open Data Center in China With Government Ties

Apple to Open Data Center in China With Government Ties

Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 12:47 PM PDT

Amazon, Netflix and More Sound Off for Net Neutrality

Amazon, Netflix and More Sound Off for Net Neutrality

Visit the Netflix and Amazon home pages Wednesday and you'll find more than just TV shows, movies and things to buy. They and other major websites are using space on their home page to draw attention to net...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:19 AM PDT

Face Scans for Americans Flying Abroad Stir Privacy Issues

Face Scans for Americans Flying Abroad Stir Privacy Issues

If the Trump administration gets its way, U.S. citizens boarding international flights will have to submit to a face scan, a plan privacy advocates call an ill-advised step toward a surveillance state. The...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 07:08 AM PDT

Prime Day 2017 Was Amazon's Biggest Shopping Event Ever

Prime Day 2017 Was Amazon's Biggest Shopping Event Ever

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big shopping days on Amazon, but the online retailer's own shopping holiday, Prime Day, has them both beat, the company said Wednesday. The July 11 event that saw 3.5 million...

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 02:37 PM PDT

Microsoft Eyes Buffer Zone in TV Airwaves for Rural Internet

Microsoft Eyes Buffer Zone in TV Airwaves for Rural Internet

Microsoft wants to extend broadband services to rural America by turning to a wireless technology that uses the buffer zones separating individual television channels in the airwaves. Microsoft plans to partner...

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 03:28 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Smoke and Fire From Above: Wildfire Images From Space

NASA is tracking wildfires globally, offering a view from high above Earth that...View gallery

  • July 2017: Western U.S. Fires
  • July 2017: Alamo Fire
  • July 2017: Nevada Fires
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 04:07 AM PDT

How and Why Amazon Ships So Many Packages So Quickly

How and Why Amazon Ships So Many Packages So Quickly

Amazon’s Prime Day, a carefully fabricated “retail holiday” meant to take advantage of the company's vast shipping network, takes place in a time of year when the busy holiday shopping season is still a ways...

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 06:55 PM PDT

Amazon Prime Day Now Backed by Cargo Plane Fleet

Amazon Prime Day Now Backed by Cargo Plane Fleet

For this year's Prime Day, Amazon is taking to the skies. A fleet of cargo jets will be used in the company's annual day of online deals for the first time in the U.S., it said in a press release Monday. As...

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