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Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 10:44 PM EDT

FBI Chief Calls for National Talk Over Encryption vs. Safety

FBI Chief Calls for National Talk Over Encryption vs. Safety

The FBI's director said Friday the agency is collecting data to present next year in hopes of sparking a national conversation about law enforcement's increasing inability to access encrypted electronic devices....

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 11:07 AM EDT

The Olympics Meet Virtual Reality

The Olympics Meet Virtual Reality

For the first time, the world's biggest sporting event can be experienced through virtual reality, allowing sports fans to get a front-row seat to the Rio Olympics without having to leave the country.

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 03:24 PM EDT

Hoverboard Store in New Jersey Catches Fire

Hoverboard Store in New Jersey Catches Fire

Fire broke out Wednesday afternoon at a store selling hoverboards in Garfield, New Jersey. It was not immediately clear how severe the blaze was, though images from Chopper 4 showed multiple fire personnel...

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 07:54 AM EDT

Fly Me to the Moon: Feds OK Private Firm's Lunar Flight Plan

Fly Me to the Moon: Feds OK Private Firm's Lunar Flight Plan

The federal government for the first time has given permission to a private Florida company to fly a spaceship beyond Earth's orbit and land on the moon. The Federal Aviation Administration gave clearance...

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 02:59 PM EDT

University of Idaho to Offer Pokemon Go Class

University of Idaho to Offer Pokemon Go Class

Pokemania has all but taken over the global landscape as players of the popular app take their Pokeball quest through parks, stadiums, museums, and now into the realm of academia. This fall, the University...

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 06:37 AM EDT

Instagram Launches 'Stories' Feature

Instagram Launches 'Stories' Feature

Instagram is launching a new feature that should sound familiar to Snapchat users. It's called "Stories," and it lets users share photos and videos from their day that will disappear after 24 hours. The...

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 05:55 PM EDT

Apple Gives Glimpse of New, Redesigned Emojis

Apple Gives Glimpse of New, Redesigned Emojis

Apple's newest software update for iPhone and iPad will feature more than 100 new and redesigned emojis, including more gender options and nontraditional families, NBC News reported.

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 05:27 PM EDT

Instagram Testing Comment Moderation Feature

Instagram Testing Comment Moderation Feature

Instagram is testing a feature that allows users of the photo-sharing app to disable or filter comments, NBC News reported. The tool, now available to select high-volume accounts, could soon be made available...

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 02:08 PM EDT

Uber's Chinese Rival Acquiring Company's China Operations

Uber's Chinese Rival Acquiring Company's China Operations

Uber Technology Ltd. and its main Chinese competitor are combining their ride-hailing operations in China, ending a costly battle to attract riders.

Sunday, Jul 31, 2016 at 09:55 AM EDT

Russia's Bid to Win New Space Race Isn't Going to Plan

Russia's Bid to Win New Space Race Isn't Going to Plan

Russia is building a spaceport designed to reinstate it at the forefront of cosmic travel and evoke its 1950s Soviet heyday when Moscow put the first human in orbit. But five years after construction...

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