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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 02:40 PM PDT

Twitter May Stop Counting Links, Photos in 140-Character Limit

Twitter May Stop Counting Links, Photos in 140-Character Limit

Many Twitter users — and more importantly, the billions more who don't use Twitter — feel constrained by the company's somewhat archaic 140-character limit. Is it time to ditch it as Twitter searches for...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 04:03 AM PDT

Startup Wants to Put Self-Driving Big Rigs on U.S. Highways

Startup Wants to Put Self-Driving Big Rigs on U.S. Highways

An engineer who helped steer Google's self-driving technology, is convinced autonomous big rigs will be the next big thing on the road to a safer transportation system. Anthony Levandowski left Google...

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM PDT

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Delivers Moving Commencement Address on Loss

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Delivers Moving Commencement Address on Loss

Commencement speeches usually strike a celebratory tone, but Facebook Chief Operating Executive Sheryl Sandberg went against the grain Saturday while addressing UC Berkeley grads and spoke publicly for the first...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 04:16 PM PDT

Facebook Reveals How it Delivers 'Trending' News

Facebook Reveals How it Delivers 'Trending' News

Facebook pulled back the curtain Thursday on how its Trending Topics feature works, a reaction to a report in the tech blog Gizmodo that claimed Facebook downplays conservative news subjects.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 01:29 PM PDT

WordPress to Offer .Blog Domain Extensions

WordPress to Offer .Blog Domain Extensions

Website hosting service WordPress.com will offer .blog domain extensions for Internet users later this year, NBC News reports. The domains will be up for grabs this year. Anyone interested can sign up to...

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 08:42 AM PDT

Google Wants New Emojis to Represent Professional Women

Google Wants New Emojis to Represent Professional Women

Google wants professional women to be better represented in emoji form. In a proposal to the Unicode Consortium, which controls specifications for emojis, Google says it wants to create a new set "with a...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 04:10 AM PDT

Yahoo Working With Congress After Ransomware Attacks Reported on House

Yahoo Working With Congress After Ransomware Attacks Reported on House

A recent attack from "ransomware" to the House of Representatives prompted Congress to work with Yahoo on security issues, NBC News reported. The House Information Security Office advised representatives...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 08:09 PM PDT

Hyperloop Technology Unveiled

Hyperloop Technology Unveiled

Hyperloop One's uber-fast transportation technology was tested in the desert near Las Vegas, giving viewers a preview of the possible future of transit. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 5 & 6 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 02:55 PM PDT

SpaceX Spacecraft Returns to Earth

SpaceX Spacecraft Returns to Earth

A spacecraft built and operated by Hawthorne-based SpaceX splashed down in the Pacific Ocean today after spending about a month attached to the International Space Station.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 02:04 PM PDT

Google to Ban 'Harmful' Payday Lending Industry's Ads

Google to Ban 'Harmful' Payday Lending Industry's Ads

Internet giant Google said Wednesday it will ban all ads from payday lenders, calling the industry "deceptive" and "harmful."

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