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Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 06:41 AM EDT

Tesla CEO's Buyout Bid Raises Eyebrows, Legal Concerns

Tesla CEO's Buyout Bid Raises Eyebrows, Legal Concerns

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is seeking relief from the pressures of running a publicly held company with a $72 billion buyout of the electric car maker, but he may be acquiring new headaches with his peculiar handling...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 01:18 PM EDT

NASA's Solar Probe Is Set for Trip to 'Touch' the Sun

NASA's Solar Probe Is Set for Trip to 'Touch' the Sun

A red-hot voyage to the sun is going to bring us closer to our star than ever before. NASA's Parker Solar Probe will be the first spacecraft to "touch" the sun, hurtling through the sizzling solar atmosphere...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:07 AM EDT

Tesla Board Evaluating Elon Musk's Desire to Go Private

Tesla Board Evaluating Elon Musk's Desire to Go Private

Members of the Tesla board said Wednesday they have met "several times" to discuss CEO Elon Musk's desire to go private. Musk tweeted Tuesday that he was "considering taking Tesla private" and that he had...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 10:27 AM EDT

Advocates Condemn 'Powerful' Techniques Used to Keep Kids Online

Advocates Condemn 'Powerful' Techniques Used to Keep Kids Online

Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens. The advocates,...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 10:21 PM EDT

Tesla CEO Drops Latest Bombshell With $72B Buyout Proposal

Tesla CEO Drops Latest Bombshell With $72B Buyout Proposal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is gearing up to lead a buyout of the electric car maker in a stunning move that would end the maverick company's eight-year history trading on the stock market. In his typically unorthodox...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 06:14 AM EDT

Facial Recognition System Set to Be Used in Olympic Security

Facial Recognition System Set to Be Used in Olympic Security

A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games. The NeoFace technology...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 01:19 PM EDT

Facebook Joins Apple, Spotify in Banning Alex Jones' Content

Facebook Joins Apple, Spotify in Banning Alex Jones' Content

Facebook has removed four pages that belong to conspiracy theorist and far-right radio host Alex Jones, explaining in a blog post Monday that content posted on the pages over the last several days violates...

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 11:20 PM EDT

Robotics Team That Helped With Thai Cave Rescue in San Diego

Robotics Team That Helped With Thai Cave Rescue in San Diego

Chinoros Nakthewan and his robotics team from Kasetsart University in Thailand are competing in the Robo Sub Competition at the Naval Health Research Center in Point Loma this weekend. “I think that robots is a...

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 05:58 PM EDT

Crackdown on 'Bots' Sweeps Up People Who Tweet Often

Crackdown on 'Bots' Sweeps Up People Who Tweet Often

Nina Tomasieski logs on to Twitter before the sun rises. Seated at her dining room table with a nearby TV constantly tuned to Fox News, the 70-year-old grandmother spends up to 14 hours a day tweeting the...

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 03:44 AM EDT

Campaigns on Their Own as Cyber Threats Roil Midterms

Campaigns on Their Own as Cyber Threats Roil Midterms

Kamala Harris has been the target of social media misinformation campaigns since she became a U.S. senator. Every month for the last 18 months, her office has discovered on average between three and five...

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Clear the Shelters: Find Shelter Near You For Aug. 18 Event
Clear the Shelters: Find Shelter Near You For Aug. 18 Event
NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to present the 4th annual Clear the Shelters adoption event on Saturday, August 18. In this nationwide event, animal shelters and rescue organizations will... Read more
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