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Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 02:12 PM EDT

Apple, Google Cashed in on Conspiracy App

Apple, Google Cashed in on Conspiracy App

An app that sent alerts about a child sex ring conspiracy theory called QAnon stayed in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store for months, raising revenue for the conspirators and the tech giants, NBC News...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 07:51 AM EDT

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk

A British diver involved in the Thai cave rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their soccer coach is reportedly considering legal action against Tesla head Elon Musk for having called him a "pedo guy." Spelun...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 11:50 AM EDT

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

Nissan is recalling nearly 105,000 small cars to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. Included are the 2011 Versa sedan and the 2011 and 2012...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 03:17 PM EDT

FCC May Start Charging $225 to Look Into Consumer Complaints

FCC May Start Charging $225 to Look Into Consumer Complaints

Consumers who ask the Federal Communications Commission to investigate complaints against broadband providers would be charged $225 — possibly more than the amount in dispute — under a proposal the FCC is voting...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 01:14 PM EDT

Fortnite Season 5 Arrives: What You Should Know

Fortnite Season 5 Arrives: What You Should Know

After weeks of hype and bringing items from the online game into the real world, Season 5 of Fortnite has arrived. For those who haven’t yet joined the craze, Fortnite is a game available on consoles, PC and...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 02:35 PM EDT

Twitter Announces Purge of Locked Accounts

Twitter Announces Purge of Locked Accounts

Twitter users, don't despair if you see a sudden drop in followers soon. NBC News reports that the social media company is set to begin a purge this week of tens of millions of accounts flagged as suspicious...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 11:15 PM EDT

Facebook Fined Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook Fined Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users'...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 02:00 PM EDT

SpaceX Tests 'Kid-Sized Submarine' to Help in Thai Cave Rescue

SpaceX Tests 'Kid-Sized Submarine' to Help in Thai Cave Rescue

A mini-submarine designed to help rescuers bring members of a soccer team and their coach out of a flooded Thailand cave was tested over the weekend in a Southern California high school pool. SpaceX and...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 11:43 PM EDT

FB Flags Declaration of Independence Passage as Hate Speech

FB Flags Declaration of Independence Passage as Hate Speech

In anticipation of Fourth of July, a Texas-based publisher posted various passages from the Declaration of Independence on its Facebook page in an attempt to make it “a little easier to digest,” according to NBC...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 01:18 PM EDT

European Lawmakers Reject Online Copyright Law

European Lawmakers Reject Online Copyright Law

Lawmakers in the European Parliament on Thursday rejected a new copyright proposal that digital rights campaigners said would have changed the free and open nature of the internet. Article 13 of the E.U....

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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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