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Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 10:32 AM EST

France Unveils Plan to Tax Internet Giants

France Unveils Plan to Tax Internet Giants

The French government on Wednesday unveiled plans to slap a 3 percent tax on the French revenues of internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook. The bill is an attempt to get around tax avoidance measures...

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 at 07:15 PM EST

'Brilliant' Man Who Was an Inventor of the Calculator Dies

'Brilliant' Man Who Was an Inventor of the Calculator Dies

Jerry Merryman, one of the inventors of the handheld electronic calculator who is described by those who knew him as not only brilliant but also kind with a good sense of humor, has died. He was 86. Merryman...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 01:22 PM EST

Bugatti Unveils the Most Expensive New Car Ever Built

Bugatti Unveils the Most Expensive New Car Ever Built

Bugatti, the French sports car brand that is now owned by German automaker Volkswagen, has revealed the most expensive new car ever built. With a sale price of 16.7 million euros ($19 million), the Bugatti...

Monday, Mar 4, 2019 at 10:39 AM EST

Users Can't Opt Out of FB Security Measure Now Used for Ads

Users Can't Opt Out of FB Security Measure Now Used for Ads

Facebook asked users to add their phone numbers as an extra security measure, but now users are learning their numbers are being used as a way to look up their profiles and even target them with ads, without the...

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 04:57 PM EST

Square Co-Founder Tristan O'Tierney Dies at Age 35

Square Co-Founder Tristan O'Tierney Dies at Age 35

Square co-founder Tristan O'Tierney is dead at age 35, according to comments made by his family to the San Francisco Chronicle. He passed away on February 23. "Tristan was part of Square's founding story and we...

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 10:17 AM EST

SpaceX's New Crew Capsule Aces Space Station Docking

SpaceX's New Crew Capsule Aces Space Station Docking

SpaceX's sleek, new crew capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, acing its second milestone in just over a day. No one was aboard the Dragon capsule launched Saturday on its first test...

Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 at 11:49 AM EST

NTSB Sending Investigators to Fatal Tesla-Semitrailer Crash

NTSB Sending Investigators to Fatal Tesla-Semitrailer Crash

A federal safety agency is sending a three-member team to investigate a fatal crash involving a Tesla electric car and a semitrailer that is strikingly similar to a 2016 crash involving another vehicle made...

Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 at 06:58 AM EST

America's Newest Crew Capsule Rockets Toward Space Station

America's Newest Crew Capsule Rockets Toward Space Station

America's newest capsule for astronauts rocketed Saturday toward the International Space Station on a high-stakes test flight by SpaceX. The only passenger was a life-size test dummy, named Ripley after the...

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 at 11:56 AM EST

Lyft Releases Its Filing to Go Public, Revealing Financials

Lyft Releases Its Filing to Go Public, Revealing Financials

Lyft released its long-awaited IPO prospectus Friday, revealing company financials for the first time. The ride-hailing company has been racing competitor Uber to the public markets. It's likely to be among the...

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 at 05:09 PM EST

How the Photo Industry is Adapting to Survive in the Smartphone Age

How the Photo Industry is Adapting to Survive in the Smartphone Age

In a nondescript office at the edge of San Francisco's financial district, a few reporters were invited for an early glimpse of a hotly anticipated new camera that, at first glance, looks like a museum piece...

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families'
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families'
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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