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Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 08:33 AM PDT

This Small Forensics Company Is Suddenly Cracking Cold Cases

This Small Forensics Company Is Suddenly Cracking Cold Cases

A small DNA technology company called Parabon NanoLabs has helped solve five cold cases since early May with a new approach to genetic analysis that could spur a massive clearance of unsolved crimes, NBC News...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 01:44 PM PDT

EU Fines Google a Record $5B Over Mobile Practices

EU Fines Google a Record $5B Over Mobile Practices

The European Union fined Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for using the market dominance of its Android mobile operating system to force handset makers to install Google apps, reducing choice for consumers....

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 08:16 PM PDT

Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts in 4Q

Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts in 4Q

Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figure highlights the company's newly aggressive stance against...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 01:09 PM PDT

Why Is Facebook Keen on Robots? It's Just the Future of AI

Why Is Facebook Keen on Robots? It's Just the Future of AI

Facebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, among them a roboticist known for her work at Disney making animated figures move in more human-like...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 12:43 PM PDT

Here Are the Emojis That Get Used Most and Least

Here Are the Emojis That Get Used Most and Least

If you find yourself frequently sending the heart or face with tears of joy emojis, you’re in good company. Those two are among the most commonly sent emojis on Facebook and Twitter. The social media networks...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:12 AM PDT

Apple, Google Cashed in on Conspiracy App

Apple, Google Cashed in on Conspiracy App

An app that sent alerts about a child sex ring conspiracy theory called QAnon stayed in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store for months, raising revenue for the conspirators and the tech giants, NBC News...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 04:51 AM PDT

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk

A British diver involved in the Thai cave rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their soccer coach is reportedly considering legal action against Tesla head Elon Musk for having called him a "pedo guy." Spelun...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 07:18 PM PDT

Doing it for the 'Gram Gets Pricey, Survey Says

Doing it for the 'Gram Gets Pricey, Survey Says

Instagram has not only influenced social lives, but also greatly impacted the wallets of its users, according to a Chase Slate Credit Outlook Survey released in May.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 09:27 PM PDT

Mission to Mars: NASA Shows New Technology Being Developed

Mission to Mars: NASA Shows New Technology Being Developed

For many, the next great frontier for man is Mars. Between NASA and Space X, we're closer than ever to making that a reality and the Bay Area is playing a big role in making that possible.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 08:50 AM PDT

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

Nissan is recalling nearly 105,000 small cars to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. Included are the 2011 Versa sedan and the 2011 and 2012...

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