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Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 04:55 AM EDT

Rocket Engine Designed for Reusable Flights Tested

Rocket Engine Designed for Reusable Flights Tested

Triggering a massive cloud of vapor and a roar, officials on Monday test fired a rocket engine designed to be part of a reusable spacecraft that can launch into space repeatedly with a quick turnaround...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 12:22 AM EDT

Federal Facebook Probe Now Includes FBI, SEC: Report

Federal Facebook Probe Now Includes FBI, SEC: Report

A federal probe into Facebook's sharing of user data with Cambridge Analytica now involves the FBI, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department, the Washington Post reported. Representati...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 11:18 PM EDT

Yelp Can't Be Ordered to Remove Defamatory Posts, Court Says

Yelp Can't Be Ordered to Remove Defamatory Posts, Court Says

Online review site Yelp.com cannot be ordered to remove posts against a San Francisco law firm that a judge determined were defamatory, a divided California Supreme Court ruled Monday in a closely watched...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 03:35 PM EDT

With Deepfake Tech on the Rise, the Truth Gets Complicated

With Deepfake Tech on the Rise, the Truth Gets Complicated

New technology lets anyone make videos of real people appearing to say things they’ve never said. Experts and lawmakers predict this high-tech way of putting words in someone’s mouth will become the...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 01:25 AM EDT

Facebook Says Bug May Have Unblocked People for 800K Users

Facebook Says Bug May Have Unblocked People for 800K Users

Facebook says more than 800,000 users may have been affected by a bug that unblocked people they previously had blocked. The company said Monday that the bug was active between May 29 and June 5. While the...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 10:27 AM EDT

Japanese Startup's Rocket Flames Out on Liftoff

Japanese Startup's Rocket Flames Out on Liftoff

A rocket developed by a Japanese startup company burst into flames seconds after a failed liftoff Saturday in northern Japan. The MOMO-2 rocket, developed by Interstellar Technologies, was launched in Taiki...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 04:24 PM EDT

The High-Tech Deception of 'Deepfake' Videos

The High-Tech Deception of 'Deepfake' Videos

New technology on the internet lets anyone make videos of real people appearing to say things they've never said. Republicans and Democrats predict this high-tech way of putting words in someone's mouth will...

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 06:07 PM EDT

Comcast Says Most Services Restored After Widespread Outage

Comcast Says Most Services Restored After Widespread Outage

Comcast said most of its services had been restored following a widespread outage Friday. The company said in a statement that two separate and unrelated fiber cuts at backbone networks, which are a type of...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 01:44 PM EDT

Boeing Plans Hypersonic Plane to Cross Atlantic in 2 Hours

Boeing Plans Hypersonic Plane to Cross Atlantic in 2 Hours

Boeing has revealed plans for a futuristic, sleek aircraft capable of flying five times the speed of sound, or about 3,800 miles per hour, NBC News reported. Flying that fast, the airliner could reach...

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 06:51 AM EDT

Do You Really Know What Your Kid's Doing on That Device?

Do You Really Know What Your Kid's Doing on That Device?

How are they getting away with having secret digital lives in 2018? In a world where the words "cyberbullying" and "predator" have been etched on the collective parental psyche for some time? Well, for one,...

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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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