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Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 02:42 PM EDT

Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down After Facebook Scandal

Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down After Facebook Scandal

The political research firm accused of improperly gaining access to the sensitive user information of as many as 87 million Facebook users is shutting down, NBC News confirmed. Cambridge Analytica, which had...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 01:43 PM EDT

Hawking's Last Physics Paper Argues for a 'Simpler' Cosmos

Hawking's Last Physics Paper Argues for a 'Simpler' Cosmos

Weeks after his death, physicist Stephen Hawking has delivered his last thoughts about the nature of the cosmos, and he says it may be simpler than often believed. Well, simpler if you understand theoretical...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 07:29 AM EDT

NASA Sending Robotic Geologist to Mars to Dig Super Deep

NASA Sending Robotic Geologist to Mars to Dig Super Deep

Six years after last landing on Mars, NASA is sending a robotic geologist to dig deeper than ever before to take the planet's temperature. The Mars InSight spacecraft, set to launch this weekend, will also take...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 06:44 PM EDT

Facebook Looking Into Claim That Employee Stalks Women

Facebook Looking Into Claim That Employee Stalks Women

Facebook is investigating a claim that a security engineer took advantage of his position to access information he then used to stalk women online, the social media giant confirmed on Monday, NBC News reported....

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 08:45 PM EDT

Zuckerberg Pledges to 'Keep Building' in No-Apology Address

Zuckerberg Pledges to 'Keep Building' in No-Apology Address

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off his company's annual developer conference acknowledging that 2018 has been an "intense year" so far, but offered no apology for the company's big privacy scandal. Speaki...

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 07:40 PM EDT

Twitter to Produce Original Shows With NBC, Others

Twitter to Produce Original Shows With NBC, Others

NBCUniversal, Disney and Viacom — among other media companies — will be making original shows for Twitter. The company on Monday announced more than 30 new partnerships at its NewFront event in New York, an...

Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 at 04:44 PM EDT

T-Mobile Seals Blockbuster Sprint Merger Deal

T-Mobile Seals Blockbuster Sprint Merger Deal

Sprint and T-Mobile have sealed a blockbuster merger agreement, producing a telecom behemoth that values the combined company at $146 billion, the two carriers announced on Sunday. The proposed all-stock...

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 05:35 PM EDT

Genealogy Site Didn't Know it Was Used to Seek Serial Killer

Genealogy Site Didn't Know it Was Used to Seek Serial Killer

The genealogy website used to find the man accused of being California's Golden State Killer had no idea its database was tapped in pursuit of a suspect who eluded law enforcement for four decades, the site's...

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 01:22 PM EDT

Facebook Gives Parents Control on When Kids Can Use App

Facebook Gives Parents Control on When Kids Can Use App

Facebook is adding a "sleep" mode to its Messenger Kids service to let parents limit when their kids can use it. It's the latest concession that tech companies are making as critics question whether they should...

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 10:08 AM EDT
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By The Associated Press

US Tech Companies Are Rich. Like Really, Really Rich

Everyone knows the tech industry is rich, but it can be challenging to get your...View gallery

  • The 5 Richest Companies Are Worth More Than the UK's GDP
  • Every Day, Apple Makes as Much Money as a Neighborhood
  • Facebook Makes $39,000 a Minute

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28. Read more
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