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Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 11:10 AM PST
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By Sam Hart

In Photos: The Best New Gadgets at CES 2018 in Las Vegas

From self-driving vehicles to smart wine racks—check out the best new gadgets CES...View gallery

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Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 02:01 PM PST

SpaceX Launches First Rocket of 2018 Into Space

SpaceX Launches First Rocket of 2018 Into Space

SpaceX launched its first rocket of the year into space on Sunday. It carried a payload called Zuma for the U.S. government.

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 06:33 PM PST

Fired Google Engineer Sues, Claiming Reverse Discrimination

Fired Google Engineer Sues, Claiming Reverse Discrimination

An ex-Google employee, fired after his internal memo arguing against the company’s diversity efforts drew widespread criticism, has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company, NBC News reported....

Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 01:46 PM PST

Twitter: We Won't Block World Leaders or Their Tweets

Twitter: We Won't Block World Leaders or Their Tweets

Twitter said Friday that it will not block world leaders or any of their “controversial Tweets” in the interest of advancing “the global, public conversation.” In a brief blog post that does not mention any...

Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 11:04 AM PST

Scientists Seek US Backcountry Skiers to Measure Snowpack

Scientists Seek US Backcountry Skiers to Measure Snowpack

America's space agency wants you to head for the mountains with a smartphone and a measuring stick. NASA's earth science arm is funding research that recruits citizen scientists on skis, snowshoes and...

Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 05:34 AM PST

Apple: All Macs, iPhones, iPads Affected by Processor Flaws

Apple: All Macs, iPhones, iPads Affected by Processor Flaws

Apple announced Thursday that all of its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by the Spectre and Meltdown processor security flaws, but it said there are no known incidents of customers being impacted...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 12:42 PM PST

Who's Affected By Computer Chip Security Flaw

Who's Affected By Computer Chip Security Flaw

Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world's personal computers and smartphones. The...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 01:01 PM PST

Facebook CEO's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook

Facebook CEO's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg says his "personal challenge" for 2018 is to fix Facebook. The Facebook CEO has declared a goal each year since 2009. Past challenges have included wearing a tie every day, learning to speak...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 07:28 PM PST

You Could Soon Pay for Your Metro Trip With a Smartphone

You Could Soon Pay for Your Metro Trip With a Smartphone

Metro riders may soon be able to pay for their trips through a smartphone app, with the Cubic Corp. announcing Wednesday it has been awarded a contract with the transit agency to develop the device.

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 06:35 PM PST

Massive Security Flaw Could Affect Almost Every Computer

Massive Security Flaw Could Affect Almost Every Computer

The computer industry was scrambling Wednesday to patch recently discovered security vulnerabilities found in processors used on almost every computer in the world, CNBC reported. The vulnerabilties — one...

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