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Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 03:30 PM EDT

Another Nearby Planet Found That May Be Just Right for Life

Another Nearby Planet Found That May Be Just Right for Life

Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right Goldilocks combination for life: Not so hot and not so cold. It's not so far away, either. This new, big, dense planet is rocky, like...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:57 PM EDT

Zuckerberg: Facebook Has More Work To Do on Safety

Zuckerberg: Facebook Has More Work To Do on Safety

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his first public comments since the Cleveland murder case, saying that the social media giant has more work to do when it comes to policing disturbing content online and making...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:52 PM EDT

Zuckerberg Looks to Bring Augmented Reality to Facebook

Zuckerberg Looks to Bring Augmented Reality to Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees the future of augmented reality in your smartphone camera, and not just in special goggles. Facebook kicked off its annual conference for developers Tuesday with a speech by...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 09:25 AM EDT

April the Giraffe YouTube Channel Almost Sets Record

April the Giraffe YouTube Channel Almost Sets Record

The long-awaited arrival of April the giraffe's baby has made Animal Adventure Park the second most live-viewed channel in YouTube's history. April's livestream had more than 232 million live views and 7.6...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 03:03 PM EDT

Astronaut Brings the Solar System to Earth in 'Miniverse'

Astronaut Brings the Solar System to Earth in 'Miniverse'

Former Commander of the International Space Station Chris Hadfield speaks with NBC on the importance of space exploration, what being an astronaut taught him about perspective on Earth and why Pluto was kept in...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 07:22 AM EDT

New Green Tech That Could Change the World (at Least a Bit)

New Green Tech That Could Change the World (at Least a Bit)

Companies around the world are taking steps to create cleaner, more sustainable ways of living through innovative technologies that can change everyday activities. In mid-April, consumers will be able to...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 12:49 PM EDT

NASA's 1st Live 360-Degree Rocket Launch Feed Hits Snag

NASA's 1st Live 360-Degree Rocket Launch Feed Hits Snag

For the first time, cameras provided live 360-degree video of a rocket heading toward space. But the live feed appeared to skip the actual launch. NASA provided the 360 stream Tuesday as an unmanned Atlas...

Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 at 04:54 AM EDT

Facebook Shuts Down 30K Fake Accounts Tied to France

Facebook Shuts Down 30K Fake Accounts Tied to France

Citing deceptive content and misinformation, Facebook has shut down 30,000 fake accounts tied to France ahead of the country's presidential election this month, NBC News reports. The social media giant revealed...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 09:02 AM EDT

Apple to Begin Testing Self-Driving Car Tech in California

Apple to Begin Testing Self-Driving Car Tech in California

Apple will begin testing self-driving car technology in California, its first public move into a highly competitive field that could radically change transportation. The California Department of Motor Vehicles...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 09:03 AM EDT

Tesla Pickup Truck to Debut in September

Tesla Pickup Truck to Debut in September

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the company was planning to introduce a new semi-truck in September, with an electric pickup truck to follow in about 18 to 24 months, NBC News reported. The big truck was first...

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