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Woman Livestreamed Dying Sister on Instagram After Crash

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:30:50 GMT

Obdulia Sanchez, 18, has been arrested in California on suspicion of causing a fatal car crash that was recorded live on Instagram.

New York to D.C. in 29 Minutes? Elon Musk Says He Just Got Approval.

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:09:14 GMT

Not so fast, Elon Musk.

Google's New Mobile Search Is Kinda Like … Facebook?

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:11:00 GMT

The next time you open Google's mobile app to search, expect to be greeted with an experience that feels less like the old Google you know.

Beyoncé Posts First Photo of Twins, Earth Goes Wild

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:53:00 GMT

Beyoncé has posted the first pictures of her twins, Sir Carter and Rumi, whose birth details had been kept tightly under wraps until now.

MH370 Search Data Reveals Deep Sea Secrets

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:49:00 GMT

Data gathered in the hunt for MH370 has been published by investigators, giving scientists an insight into the remote and previously unexplored ocean floor.

Student Startup Helps College Football Programs Recruit Smarter

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:15:00 GMT

Zcruit uses predictive analytics to help college football programs target the right players.

Whining Over Winnie: Chinese Censors Bothered by Pooh

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:45:00 GMT

Users of China's popular messaging app WeChat and other social media this past weekend found that images and mentions of Winnie the Pooh had been scrubbed from their internet.

Why Is It So Tough for New Companies to Grab a Share of the $7 Billion Music Streaming Industry?

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:46:00 GMT

With Apple Music and Spotify at the front of the pack, is it really just a two-horse race?

Who's Winning the Fight for the Slickest In-Car Technology?

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:47:00 GMT

The new battleground in the automotive world is in-car technology.

How Emojis Can Improve Your Relationships

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:58:00 GMT

Emojis might seem dumb, but one expert says they're actually making us smarter and better communicators.

Public Wi-Fi Isn't Always Safe Just Because You Have the Password

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:48:00 GMT

Almost 70 percent of Americans feel their personal information is safe when using a Wi-Fi hotspot — but we've almost all put ourselves at risk.

Is Sound the Secret for Saving the Manatees?

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:34:00 GMT

A new high-frequency alarm design harnesses acoustical tools to protect manatees from fatal boat collisions.

Smart Toys Can Let Hackers Snoop on Your Kids, FBI Warns

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:10:00 GMT

Conversations with an internet-connected toy could let hackers snoop on your child's name, school, likes and dislikes, the FBI said.

Smishing: The Cyber Scam Targeting You Through Texts

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:35:48 GMT

Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting victims through SMS text message scams known as "smishing."

Reebok Trolls Trump on Twitter for Appraising Mrs. Macron's Body

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:27:26 GMT

Reebok is drawing attention after tweeting out a humorous take on President Donald Trump's foot-in-mouth comments on the first lady of France.

Your Uber Drivers Are Talking About You

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:13:56 GMT

Uber and other rideshare drivers are turning to private Facebook groups, where they ask for advice, share experiences and — perhaps most importantly — vent.

Why Does It Still Take Six Months to Spot a Data Breach?

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:18:00 GMT

Data breaches jumped by 29 percent in the first half of 2017, with 12 million records exposed, including medical files and Social Security numbers.

Explaining 'Net Neutrality'

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:46:00 GMT

A free and open internet is what everyone says they want. So what is the "net neutrality" debate about?

What the Heck? Why Are We Cursing at Customer Service Agents?

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:32:00 GMT

Everybody has a favorite curse word, and sadly, they may be using it in web chats with customer service representatives.

In the 'War on Cash,' Visa Offers Restaurants $10,000 to Go Cashless

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:17:22 GMT

Your favorite restaurant could be going cash free, and getting $10,000 from Visa to do it. It's all part of Visa's "war on cash."

Netflix Has No 'Chill,' Crushes Expectations

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:17:41 GMT

Netflix invested $6 billion in original content this year. Has the bet paid off?

Airbnb Host Who Sent Racially Tinged Messages Fined, Must Take Asian-American Studies Class

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:05:00 GMT

An Airbnb host who cancelled a reservation after sending racially-tinged remarks has agreed to pay $5,000 in damages and take an Asian-American studies course.

New Drug Lights Brain Tumors, May Prolong Survival

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:11:43 GMT

The new FDA approved drug, Gleolin, "a game changer" according to experts, is helping surgeons to better visualize tumors making complete removal much easier.

Brave New World: Why (and When) We'll Go From Drivers to Passengers

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:42:00 GMT

Self-driving vehicles will do more than make commuting easier, it will transform the nation as radically as the arrival of the original automobile did.

Pokemon Go Festival Turns Into a Tech Nightmare

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:56:41 GMT

Niantic is refunding people who paid to attend a Pokemon Go festival that didn't go according to plan.

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