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Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 01:40 PM PST

Apple Deepens Texas Ties, Expands Operations East and West

Apple Deepens Texas Ties, Expands Operations East and West

Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, break ground on smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and over the next three years expand in Pittsburgh, New York and...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 11:18 AM PST

Virgin Galactic Says Tourism Rocket Ship Climbed to the Edge of Space

Virgin Galactic Says Tourism Rocket Ship Climbed to the Edge of Space

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic says its tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high to the threshold of space Thursday in a test flight over Southern California's Mojave Desert. The flight is a major...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 01:26 PM PST

Hints of Democratic Agenda as Google CEO Testifies

Hints of Democratic Agenda as Google CEO Testifies

Google CEO Sundar Pichai — and other tech executives who may be watching — got hints Tuesday of what issues they can expect to face as Democrats take control of the House in three weeks. While Republicans on...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 07:25 PM PST

Google Gears Up for Congressional Hearing

Google Gears Up for Congressional Hearing

CEO Sundar Pichai put an emphasis on Google’s patriotism in his prepared remarks for a congressional hearing on Tuesday where he’ll likely face questions about a purported bias against conservative content on...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 11:57 AM PST

Google Says New Security Bug Affected 52.5 Million Users

Google Says New Security Bug Affected 52.5 Million Users

Google is shutting down its beleaguered social network sooner than expected in the wake of a new security issue that affected 52.5 million users. Google Plus received its initial kiss of death in early October,...

Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 at 10:38 PM PST

Musk Suggests Tesla's New Chairwoman Won't Rein Him In

Musk Suggests Tesla's New Chairwoman Won't Rein Him In

Tesla CEO Elon Musk dismissed the idea that the company's new chairwoman can exert control over his behavior. Robyn Denholm, an Australian telecommunications executive, was appointed chairwoman of Tesla's board...

Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 at 05:00 PM PST

Safety Tips to Follow If You're Planning to Buy From OfferUp During The Holidays

Safety Tips to Follow If You're Planning to Buy From OfferUp During The Holidays

Buying on sites or apps such as OfferUp can be a great alternative for those looking for great deals, but as the holidays approach, these avenues offer new opportunities for potential criminals to pull off scams...

Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 at 12:17 PM PST

Brightest Comet of 2018 to Pass Closest to Earth Next Week

Brightest Comet of 2018 to Pass Closest to Earth Next Week

Stargazers have something extra to look forward to this holiday season: The brightest comet of 2018 will pass closest to Earth on Dec. 16. The comet 46P/Wirtanen, which passes Earth every 5.4 years, was one of...

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 08:51 AM PST

Uber Files Preliminary Papers for Wall Street Debut: Report

Uber Files Preliminary Papers for Wall Street Debut: Report

Ride-hailing giant Uber has filed confidential preliminary paperwork for selling stock to the public.

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 06:48 AM PST

SpaceX Christmas Delivery Arrives at Space Station

SpaceX Christmas Delivery Arrives at Space Station

A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out. The Dragon capsule pulled up at the orbiting lab...

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