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Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017 at 11:07 AM PST

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's No Longer an Atheist

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's No Longer an Atheist

Mark Zuckerberg is an atheist no more. The CEO of the world's largest social media company once had "atheist" in his Facebook profile, but it's been removed, and it appears he believes in a higher power, NBC...

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017 at 05:00 AM PST

SpaceX Finds Source of Rocket Explosion, Plans New Launch

SpaceX Finds Source of Rocket Explosion, Plans New Launch

SpaceX plans to resume flights as early as next week after finding the cause of an explosion that destroyed a rocket and satellite on a Florida launch pad in September. The Hawthorne, California-based company is...

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 01:29 AM PST

US Gives Detailed Look at Russia's Alleged Election Hacking

US Gives Detailed Look at Russia's Alleged Election Hacking

The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. The 13-page joint analysis...

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 08:51 PM PST

Amazon Echo, Google Home: Virtual Assistants or Big Brother?

Amazon Echo, Google Home: Virtual Assistants or Big Brother?

Devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home claim to listen and record what we say only after we use trigger words. For the Echo, it's "Alexa."

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 05:16 AM PST

Lithuanian 'Elves' Combat Russian Influence Online

Lithuanian 'Elves' Combat Russian Influence Online

Elves against trolls — it sounds like something out of "The Lord of the Rings." But to Ricardas Savukynas, the battle he's fighting is no fantasy. The 43-year-old business consultant and blogger is part of an...

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 at 04:06 AM PST

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

In the gaming world, Brianna Wu has earned a reputation battling the online harassment campaign known as Gamergate, a fight that led to rape and murder threats from the darker recesses of the male-dominated...

Friday, Dec 23, 2016 at 01:09 AM PST

World's First Solar Road Opens in Normandy, France

World's First Solar Road Opens in Normandy, France

France has just opened what it claims is the first public solar panel road in the world, officials said on Thursday, NBC News reported. The French Ministry of the Environment announced the inauguration of the...

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 06:37 AM PST

'The Future of Aviation': U. of Maine Offers Class on Drones

'The Future of Aviation': U. of Maine Offers Class on Drones

From package delivery, to photography, to search and rescue operations, drones are the future of flight. One New England university is preparing students to be the next generation of pilots. Students at the...

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 09:30 PM PST

Uber Pulls Self-Driving Cars From California Roads

Uber Pulls Self-Driving Cars From California Roads

The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday revoked the registration for Uber’s 16 self-driving cars over a permit fracas, effectively ending the company’s pilot program in San Francisco. Uber sent...

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 04:03 AM PST

Zuckerberg Unveils Morgan Freeman-Voiced Virtual Assistant

Zuckerberg Unveils Morgan Freeman-Voiced Virtual Assistant

Mark Zuckerberg has enlisted the help of Morgan Freeman and taken a shot at Nickelback while unveiling his new artificial intelligence assistant.

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