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How 3D printers are transforming flying

The next time you hop on a plane, there's a good chance some of its parts will have been made using a printer.


Facebook reveals bug exposed 6.8 million users' photos

Facebook announced on Friday that the social network had exposed the private photos of millions of users without their permission.


Virgin Galactic's Thursday test flight shoots for record heights

Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson's space tourism startup, will attempt Thursday to send its rocket-powered plane closer to space than it's ever been.


California proposes a plan to tax text messages

California regulators want to tax text messages to increase funds for programs that bring connectivity to underserved residents.


Virgin Galactic's supersonic plane reaches space

Virgin Galactic's supersonic space plane soared into the upper reaches of Earth's atmosphere Thursday for a milestone test flight. It indicates the company is not far off from sending tourists to space.


Google is wading into India's huge online shopping market

Google will now allow Indians to look at shopping deals and compare prices through its platform.


Tencent Music shares rise after stock market debut

Tencent's IPO of its music business failed to raise as much money as the internet giant had hoped. But shares still enjoyed a solid debut once they began trading.


Facing extradition to the US, Huawei's CFO is released on bail in Canada

The chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei has been released on bail in Canada, setting her up for a lengthy legal fight over extradition to the United States.


The most downloaded iOS apps of 2018

Social media dominated the top apps of the year. YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat were among the most downloaded in 2018.


SoftBank considers pulling Huawei gear from its network

Huawei may lose a major customer in Japan, raising further questions about its ambition to lead the introduction of 5G technology around the world.


Amazon Go is going small with tiny, cashier-free stores

Over the past year, Amazon has opened seven of its Amazon Go stores to the public, ditching checkout lines for AI that tracks what customers want to buy. Now, the retailer is taking its cashier-free shops in a new, smaller direction.


Facebook buildings briefly evacuated over bomb threat

Several buildings on Facebook's main campus in California were temporarily evacuated on Tuesday because of a bomb threat.


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Apple is spending $1 billion on a new campus in Austin

The company is on track to create 20,000 new US jobs over the next five years.


Google CEO Sundar Pichai grilled by Congress on privacy, bias and China plans

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai appeared on Capitol Hill Tuesday where he faced questions from lawmakers on a number of issues, including data privacy and allegations from Republicans that the search engine giant harbors a bias against conservative users.


Huawei's CFO is out on bail, but the crisis sparked by her arrest is snowballing

Top Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou has been released on bail, but the international crisis triggered by her arrest is snowballing.


New York Times: Chinese hackers behind massive Marriott breach

A massive data breach at a hotel group owned by Marriott has been traced to Chinese hackers working for the Ministry of State Security, the country's civilian spy agency, according to The New York Times.


After its worst year ever, Facebook hands out free hot chocolate and security tips

After a year of scandal after scandal, Facebook hosted a pop-up event at a New York Christmas market to hand out free hot chocolate and security advice.


Twitter CEO responds to Myanmar criticism: 'I need to learn more'

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has admitted he needs to learn more about Myanmar after coming under fire for his recent comments about the country.


Facebook could face billion dollar fine for data breaches

Facebook could be facing a multi-billion dollar fine after a European regulator announced Friday that it is launching an investigation into the company over failure to protect user privacy.



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