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Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 03:59 PM PST

NFL Awards 3 Startups to Develop Safety Technology

NFL Awards 3 Startups to Develop Safety Technology

With player safety under the microscope, the NFL and the Texas Medical Center held a competition Saturday for startups making innovative products geared toward improving the game. Nine companies competed in...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 02:03 PM PST

Online Privacy Virtually Nonexistent For Users

Online Privacy Virtually Nonexistent For Users

Should internet users expect to see personal information online? With something as simple as a name and the click of a mouse, dozens of websites will fork over your personal information for a small fee...or even sometimes for free.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 06:08 PM PST

Snap Inc., Owner of Snapchat, Files for IPO

Snap Inc., Owner of Snapchat, Files for IPO

Snap Inc., owner of the popular disappearing-messages service Snapchat, seeks to raise up to $3 billion in an initial public offering. That number may change based on investor demand. Facebook raised $16 billion...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 05:03 PM PST

Chip or No Chip, Credit Card Fraud on the Rise; Here's Why

Chip or No Chip, Credit Card Fraud on the Rise; Here's Why

A leading research company says credit card fraud is up 18 percent from 2015. That's about $16 billion in total losses, according to Javelin Strategy & Research.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017 at 03:10 PM PST

iPhone Sales Soar; Apple Stock Rises After Hours

iPhone Sales Soar; Apple Stock Rises After Hours

Apple has become the phone company. And that’s good news for investors in the Cupertino company, watching the stock price (AAPL) rise after the latest earning report.

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 11:17 AM PST

Texas Boy Invents Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Texas Boy Invents Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

The number of children who overheated and died inside cars increased across the country last year, and Texas had the highest number of cases. Now a boy from McKinney has invented what he hopes is a life-saving...

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 05:20 AM PST

Tesla, BMW Electrics Fall Short of Highest Crash-Test Rating

Tesla, BMW Electrics Fall Short of Highest Crash-Test Rating

Two luxury electric vehicles — the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 — fell short of getting the highest safety ratings in new crash tests by the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 03:46 PM PST
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By Jonathan Lloyd

New Images Show Saturn Rings in Dazzling Detail

New images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft provide some of the most detailed clos...View gallery

  • Saturn's B Ring
  • Saturn's B Ring
  • Saturn's A Ring
Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 05:50 PM PST

Google Maps Provides Android Users Parking Alerts

Google Maps Provides Android Users Parking Alerts

A new feature on a beta version of Google Maps has arrived for Android users looking for parking in traffic-congested areas.

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 02:25 AM PST

Celebrities, Tech VIPs Drive ACLU's $24M Weekend Surge

Celebrities, Tech VIPs Drive ACLU's $24M Weekend Surge

The American Civil Liberties Union took in more than $24 million over the weekend in a surge of online donations following President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, NBC News reported. The...

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