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Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 04:33 AM EDT

Microsoft Sues US Over Secret Demands for Customer Data

Microsoft Sues US Over Secret Demands for Customer Data

Microsoft is suing the government over a federal law that lets authorities examine its users' email or online files without their knowledge.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 07:32 PM EDT

Uber Gave Gov. Agencies Data on Over 12M Users

Uber Gave Gov. Agencies Data on Over 12M Users

Uber released its first transparency report detailing the information requested by not only United States law enforcement agencies, but also by regulators, Reuters reports. The ride-sharing company said in the...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 04:43 PM EDT

Obama Touts US Ingenuity at WH Science Fair

Obama Touts US Ingenuity at WH Science Fair

They came with eco-glue and Lego launchers. Their tag board displays were filled with charts, graphs and research on pollution. There were no little kids with plaster volcanoes in this crowd.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 04:54 PM EDT

Trump Spokeswoman Takes Swing at Zuckerberg

Trump Spokeswoman Takes Swing at Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is drawing criticism from one of Donald Trump’s spokeswomen after he made a subtle reference to her candidate’s positions, NBC News reports. "Self-righteousness isn't very...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 05:01 PM EDT

Brain Implant Helps Man Regains Use of Paralyzed Hand

Brain Implant Helps Man Regains Use of Paralyzed Hand

A paralyzed 24-year-old man has regained some use of his right hand, controlling it with signals relayed from electronic sensors in his brain. Ian Burkhart of Dublin, Ohio, can grasp a bottle, pour its contents...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 11:35 AM EDT

NY to Combat Distracted Drivers With 'Textalyzer'

NY to Combat Distracted Drivers With 'Textalyzer'

Police in New York may soon be equipped with a "Textalyzer," a device that will determine if a driver involved in a crash was texting while driving, CNBC reported. New York Senator Terrence Murphy and Assembly...

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 03:51 PM EDT

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture

Facebook announced Tuesday it will let developers build chatbots – interactive, responsive messaging programs – to communicate directly with people, CNBC reports. The announcement came at its annual F8...

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 02:50 PM EDT

Tesla Recalling 2,700 Model X SUVs for Seat Defect

Tesla Recalling 2,700 Model X SUVs for Seat Defect

Tesla Motors Inc. is recalling 2,700 Model X SUVs after the automaker's own tests showed the third-row seats could snap forward in a crash. The recall involves SUVs made before March 26 and sold in the...

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 10:09 AM EDT

UK's Daily Mail in Early Talks Over Bid for Yahoo

UK's Daily Mail in Early Talks Over Bid for Yahoo

The owner of Britain's Daily Mail is in early discussions over a bid for the ailing U.S. internet company Yahoo. The Wall Street Journal first reported Sunday that the media company is speaking with private...

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 04:42 AM EDT

NASA's Kepler Probe Powers Down

NASA's Kepler Probe Powers Down

A NASA space probe fell into a hibernation-like mode last week leaving scientists wondering why, NBC News reports. Mission operations engineers discovered that the Kepler spacecraft went into emergency mode on...

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