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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...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 08:43 PM EDT

Moon Orbiting Saturn Could Sustain Life: NASA

Moon Orbiting Saturn Could Sustain Life: NASA

A moon orbiting Saturn has all the right ingredients to sustain life. NASA scientists say “Enceladus,” Saturn’s sixth largest moon, could theoretically sustain microbial life, in an exciting...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 05:49 PM EDT

Uber Used Secret Program to Track Lyft Drivers: Report

Uber Used Secret Program to Track Lyft Drivers: Report

A new report says Uber used a secret program dubbed "Hell" to track Lyft drivers to see if they were driving for both ride-hailing services and otherwise stifle competition.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 09:06 PM EDT

Drone Captures Incredible Footage Above Active Volcano

Drone Captures Incredible Footage Above Active Volcano

Scientists at the University of Cambridge and University of Bristol are using drones to capture footage and data above an active volcano in Guatemala.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 11:40 AM EDT

Amazon Tool Aims to Help Parents Monitor, Talk to Kids

Amazon Tool Aims to Help Parents Monitor, Talk to Kids

Amazon is introducing new tools to help parents see what their kids are doing on the company's Fire tablets. As a bonus, the e-commerce giant says its service will also help spark discussions about the books...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 10:01 AM EDT

Toyota Shows Robotic Leg Brace to Help Paralyzed People Walk

Toyota Shows Robotic Leg Brace to Help Paralyzed People Walk

Toyota is introducing a wearable robotic leg brace designed to help partially paralyzed people walk. The Welwalk WW-1000 system is made up of a motorized mechanical frame that fits on a person's leg from the...

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 03:27 PM EDT

Second 'Great Spot' Found at Jupiter, Cold and High Up

Second 'Great Spot' Found at Jupiter, Cold and High Up

Scientists reported Tuesday that the dark expanse is 15,000 miles across and 7,500 miles wide. It's in the upper atmosphere and much cooler than the hot surroundings, thus the name Great Cold Spot. And...

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 10:26 PM EDT

US Says Global Spam Scheme Targeted After Mastermind Nabbed

US Says Global Spam Scheme Targeted After Mastermind Nabbed

U.S. authorities announced Monday they are working to dismantle a global computer network that sent hundreds of millions of spam emails worldwide each year. The Russian man alleged to be at the head of the...

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NBC Connecticut's Shred-It Event Serves More Than 3,000 People
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