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  • White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban

    White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:44 PM EST2018-02-21 22:44:38 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:01 AM EST2018-02-25 09:01:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File). FILE - In a March 22, 2015 file photo, U.S. writer Jared Taylor, author of the book "White Identity" speaks during the International Russian Conservative Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Taylor is suing Twitter for ban...(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File). FILE - In a March 22, 2015 file photo, U.S. writer Jared Taylor, author of the book "White Identity" speaks during the International Russian Conservative Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Taylor is suing Twitter for ban...
    A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive.
    A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive.
  • Uber puts self-driving cars on the road

    Uber puts self-driving cars on the road

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:26 PM EST2018-02-23 17:26:40 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 12:33 PM EST2018-02-23 17:33:20 GMT

    AAA says 63 percent of Americans are too afraid to ride in a fully self-driving vehicle. 

    AAA says 63 percent of Americans are too afraid to ride in a fully self-driving vehicle. 

  • Futuristic leggings can end scourge of ill-fitting jeans

    Futuristic leggings can end scourge of ill-fitting jeans

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:06 PM EST2018-02-23 01:06:08 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:06 PM EST2018-02-23 01:06:08 GMT
    The leggings cost around $68. (Source: KCTV/CNN)The leggings cost around $68. (Source: KCTV/CNN)

    A pair of high-tech leggings promises to help users never again soldier through a hunt for the right pair of jeans.

    A pair of high-tech leggings promises to help users never again soldier through a hunt for the right pair of jeans.

  • Net neutrality ends April 23

    Net neutrality ends April 23

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:00 PM EST2018-02-22 21:00:09 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:33 PM EST2018-02-22 22:33:36 GMT

    Net neutrality bars internet providers from blocking or slowing down access to online content, or prioritizing their own.

    Net neutrality bars internet providers from blocking or slowing down access to online content, or prioritizing their own.

  • Next flight to Wakanda? Airports having some fun on Twitter

    Next flight to Wakanda? Airports having some fun on Twitter

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-02-21 23:34:31 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:36 AM EST2018-02-22 16:36:06 GMT
    Now boarding the next flight to ... Wakanda? Some airports having fun on Twitter with the fictional African country in "Black Panther".
    Now boarding the next flight to ... Wakanda? Some airports having fun on Twitter with the fictional African country in "Black Panther".
  • Teen makes prosthetic arm for veteran dad

    Teen makes prosthetic arm for veteran dad

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:25 AM EST2018-02-22 14:25:08 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:30 AM EST2018-02-22 14:30:18 GMT

    The high school senior, who wants to go into robotics in college, designed a three-month thesis project. His mission: to build an arm for his father injured in a 2003 RPG attack in Iraq.

    The high school senior, who wants to go into robotics in college, designed a three-month thesis project. His mission: to build an arm for his father injured in a 2003 RPG attack in Iraq.

  • Medical examiner taps DNA science to find missing persons

    Medical examiner taps DNA science to find missing persons

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:23 AM EST2018-02-18 16:23:44 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:16 AM EST2018-02-22 13:16:33 GMT
    Medical examiner collects DNA samples to help families find remains of missing loved ones across the country.
    Medical examiner collects DNA samples to help families find remains of missing loved ones across the country.
  • Tick-tock: The Jeff Bezos 10,000-year solar clock

    Tick-tock: The Jeff Bezos 10,000-year solar clock

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:21 PM EST2018-02-21 20:21:32 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-02-21 20:24:23 GMT
    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is building a gigantic, 10,000-year solar powered clock. (Source: Jeff Bezos/Twitter/CNN)Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is building a gigantic, 10,000-year solar powered clock. (Source: Jeff Bezos/Twitter/CNN)

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is building a gigantic, 10,000-year solar powered clock, carved into the side of a mountain in Texas.

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is building a gigantic, 10,000-year solar powered clock, carved into the side of a mountain in Texas.

  • Study: Alcohol, extra weight could help you live past 90

    Study: Alcohol, extra weight could help you live past 90

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:40 AM EST2018-02-21 10:40:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:40 AM EST2018-02-21 10:40:05 GMT

    Drinking two glasses of alcohol per day could reduce the chances of dying prematurely by 18 percent, compared to only 11 percent for daily physical activity.

    Drinking two glasses of alcohol per day could reduce the chances of dying prematurely by 18 percent, compared to only 11 percent for daily physical activity.

  • Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism

    Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:48 AM EST2018-02-16 16:48:04 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:51 AM EST2018-02-21 06:51:16 GMT
    Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism.
    Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism.
  • Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

    Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:30 PM EST2018-02-18 19:30:54 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-02-19 19:03:02 GMT
    Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.
    Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.
  • 2 guys try 'tall man' trick to get into 'Black Panther'

    2 guys try 'tall man' trick to get into 'Black Panther'

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:25 AM EST2018-02-19 15:25:58 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 10:25 AM EST2018-02-19 15:25:58 GMT

    The dynamic duo tried the "tall man" trick, with one sitting on the other's shoulders while wearing a comically large overcoat to hide. To no one's surprise, it didn't work.

    The dynamic duo tried the "tall man" trick, with one sitting on the other's shoulders while wearing a comically large overcoat to hide. To no one's surprise, it didn't work.

  • Belgian court orders Facebook to stop collecting data

    Belgian court orders Facebook to stop collecting data

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:46 AM EST2018-02-16 14:46:46 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 6:28 AM EST2018-02-19 11:28:56 GMT
    Belgian media say a Brussels court has ordered Facebook to stop collecting data about citizens in the country or face fines for every day it fails to comply.
    Belgian media say a Brussels court has ordered Facebook to stop collecting data about citizens in the country or face fines for every day it fails to comply.
  • UK blames Russian military for 'malicious' cyberattack

    UK blames Russian military for 'malicious' cyberattack

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-15 09:46:00 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-02-17 17:04:48 GMT
    Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year.
    Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year.
  • Apple's new speaker making an unwelcome mark in some homes

    Apple's new speaker making an unwelcome mark in some homes

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:25 PM EST2018-02-14 22:25:47 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-02-16 23:04:02 GMT

    Apple's new speaker is making an unwelcome mark in some homes.

    Apple's new speaker is making an unwelcome mark in some homes.

  • US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

    US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:14 AM EST2018-02-14 07:14:51 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-16 19:11:58 GMT

    It is predicted Russian intelligence agencies will disseminate more false information over Russian state-controlled media and through fake online personas to spread anti-American views and exacerbate social and political divides in the United States.

    It is predicted Russian intelligence agencies will disseminate more false information over Russian state-controlled media and through fake online personas to spread anti-American views and exacerbate social and political divides in the United States.

  • Pyeongchang Olympics showcases Korean self-driving vehicles

    Pyeongchang Olympics showcases Korean self-driving vehicles

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:36 AM EST2018-02-15 06:36:56 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:27 PM EST2018-02-15 19:27:07 GMT
    The self-driving vehicles on display at the Winter Olympics are showcasing South Korea's prowess in both automotive and telecoms technology.
    The self-driving vehicles on display at the Winter Olympics are showcasing South Korea's prowess in both automotive and telecoms technology.
  • European officials: Virtual currencies are no way to pay

    European officials: Virtual currencies are no way to pay

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 4:05 AM EST2018-02-14 09:05:02 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:23 AM EST2018-02-15 13:23:46 GMT
    A top European monetary official says digital currencies are no substitute conventional money issued and managed by central banks.
    A top European monetary official says digital currencies are no substitute conventional money issued and managed by central banks.
  • Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

    Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 1:14 AM EST2018-02-13 06:14:36 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:23 AM EST2018-02-15 12:23:31 GMT
    Scientists are trying gene therapy to fight HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
    Scientists are trying gene therapy to fight HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
  • Virtual-reality field trips give students advanced adventure

    Virtual-reality field trips give students advanced adventure

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 12:16 AM EST2018-02-13 05:16:38 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-02-14 16:03:57 GMT
    Virtual reality field trips? For schools, it's the next best thing to being there.
    Virtual reality field trips? For schools, it's the next best thing to being there.
  • 4 robots that aim to teach your kids to code

    4 robots that aim to teach your kids to code

    Monday, February 12 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-02-12 19:58:14 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:09 AM EST2018-02-14 08:09:58 GMT
    4 robots that aim to teach your kids to code.
    4 robots that aim to teach your kids to code.
  • Trump aims for moon, pulls back on space station, telescopes

    Trump aims for moon, pulls back on space station, telescopes

    Monday, February 12 2018 1:04 PM EST2018-02-12 18:04:10 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:07 AM EST2018-02-14 08:07:20 GMT
    The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025 and private businesses running the place.
    The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025 and private businesses running the place.
  • Farthest photos ever taken, from nearly 4 billion miles away

    Farthest photos ever taken, from nearly 4 billion miles away

    Friday, February 9 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-02-09 18:24:00 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:08 PM EST2018-02-14 03:08:32 GMT

    The NASA spacecraft that gave us close-ups of Pluto has set a new record for the farthest photos ever taken.

    The NASA spacecraft that gave us close-ups of Pluto has set a new record for the farthest photos ever taken.

  • Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

    Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

    Monday, February 12 2018 8:54 PM EST2018-02-13 01:54:22 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 7:17 PM EST2018-02-14 00:17:36 GMT
    A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence.
    A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence.
  • Albanian sought by US arrested in cybercrime market probe

    Albanian sought by US arrested in cybercrime market probe

    Monday, February 12 2018 2:53 PM EST2018-02-12 19:53:50 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:30 AM EST2018-02-13 14:30:14 GMT
    Police in Albania say they have arrested a 25-year-old citizen who is accused of being part of a cybercrime organization that U.S. authorities allege has cost consumers and businesses more than half a billion dollars.
    Police in Albania say they have arrested a 25-year-old citizen who is accused of being part of a cybercrime organization that U.S. authorities allege has cost consumers and businesses more than half a billion dollars.
  • At last minute, Russia scrubs cargo launch to space station

    At last minute, Russia scrubs cargo launch to space station

    Sunday, February 11 2018 4:53 AM EST2018-02-11 09:53:01 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 5:19 AM EST2018-02-13 10:19:11 GMT
    Russia has scrubbed the planned launch of an unmanned cargo spacecraft that was to have delivered tons of supplies to the International Space Station.
    Russia has scrubbed the planned launch of an unmanned cargo spacecraft that was to have delivered tons of supplies to the International Space Station.
  • Mars on Earth: Simulation tests in remote desert of Oman

    Mars on Earth: Simulation tests in remote desert of Oman

    Thursday, February 8 2018 5:22 AM EST2018-02-08 10:22:32 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-13 06:30:52 GMT
    Austrian Space Forum prepares for mission to Red Planet with four-week simulation in Oman's Mars-like southern desert.
    Austrian Space Forum prepares for mission to Red Planet with four-week simulation in Oman's Mars-like southern desert.
  • Robot opens door for friend

    Robot opens door for friend

    Monday, February 12 2018 8:03 PM EST2018-02-13 01:03:53 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 9:32 PM EST2018-02-13 02:32:52 GMT
    Boston Dynamics uploaded a video to its YouTube channel showcasing the dexterity and problem-solving ability of a robot called the “SpotMini,” which can hold doors open for robot companions to walk through. (Source: Boston Dynamics/YouTube)Boston Dynamics uploaded a video to its YouTube channel showcasing the dexterity and problem-solving ability of a robot called the “SpotMini,” which can hold doors open for robot companions to walk through. (Source: Boston Dynamics/YouTube)

    A new online video features an event that’s both heartwarming and bone-chilling: a considerate robot opening the door for its fellow machine.

    A new online video features an event that’s both heartwarming and bone-chilling: a considerate robot opening the door for its fellow machine.

  • German court rules several Facebook settings violate laws

    German court rules several Facebook settings violate laws

    Monday, February 12 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-02-12 15:03:41 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 9:16 PM EST2018-02-13 02:16:08 GMT
    A German court has ruled Facebook's insistence that users provide their real names violates the country's data protection laws.
    A German court has ruled Facebook's insistence that users provide their real names violates the country's data protection laws.
  • Nanorobots destroy cancerous tumors

    Nanorobots destroy cancerous tumors

    Monday, February 12 2018 4:57 PM EST2018-02-12 21:57:32 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-02-12 23:04:47 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Doctors could soon use tiny robots to fight cancer.

    Doctors could soon use tiny robots to fight cancer.

  • Dinosaur-killing space rock may have triggered sea volcanoes

    Dinosaur-killing space rock may have triggered sea volcanoes

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 2:40 PM EST2018-02-07 19:40:21 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 3:07 PM EST2018-02-12 20:07:31 GMT
    A new study says that giant asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs may have done even more, triggering massive undersea volcanic eruptions.
    A new study says that giant asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs may have done even more, triggering massive undersea volcanic eruptions.
  • Uber to pay $245 million to settle Waymo's theft allegations

    Uber to pay $245 million to settle Waymo's theft allegations

    Friday, February 9 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-02-09 16:32:22 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 1:41 PM EST2018-02-12 18:41:00 GMT
    Uber is settling a lawsuit filed by Google's autonomous car unit Waymo alleging that the ride-hailing service riped off self-driving car technology.
    Uber is settling a lawsuit filed by Google's autonomous car unit Waymo alleging that the ride-hailing service riped off self-driving car technology.
  • Russian nuke researchers arrested for illicit crypto-mining

    Russian nuke researchers arrested for illicit crypto-mining

    Saturday, February 10 2018 10:02 AM EST2018-02-10 15:02:31 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 1:42 PM EST2018-02-12 18:42:44 GMT
    Two employees of Russia's top nuclear research institute have been arrested for using the facility's supercomputer for cryptocurrency mining.
    Two employees of Russia's top nuclear research institute have been arrested for using the facility's supercomputer for cryptocurrency mining.
  • YouTube suspends ads from video star Logan Paul's channels

    YouTube suspends ads from video star Logan Paul's channels

    Friday, February 9 2018 12:42 PM EST2018-02-09 17:42:02 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 7:36 AM EST2018-02-12 12:36:21 GMT
    YouTube says it has temporarily suspended all ads from video star Logan Paul's channels after what it calls a "pattern of behavior" that makes his channel unsuitable for advertisers.
    YouTube says it has temporarily suspended all ads from video star Logan Paul's channels after what it calls a "pattern of behavior" that makes his channel unsuitable for advertisers.
  • Hold that tweet: Athletes tiptoe around Olympic do's, don'ts

    Hold that tweet: Athletes tiptoe around Olympic do's, don'ts

    Saturday, February 10 2018 5:23 AM EST2018-02-10 10:23:21 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 1:57 AM EST2018-02-12 06:57:22 GMT
    Olympians in Pyeongchang are treading carefully to avoid falling foul of rules that limit what they can post on social feeds about sponsors that aren't partners of the games. But change could be on the horizon,...
    Olympians in Pyeongchang are treading carefully to avoid falling foul of rules that limit what they can post on social feeds about sponsors that aren't partners of the games. But change could be on the horizon, with the IOC facing pressure from regulators.
  • Internet pioneer, songwriter John Perry Barlow dies at 70

    Internet pioneer, songwriter John Perry Barlow dies at 70

    Thursday, February 8 2018 5:21 AM EST2018-02-08 10:21:07 GMT
    Sunday, February 11 2018 3:17 AM EST2018-02-11 08:17:07 GMT

    Former Grateful Dead lyricist and cyber civil liberties organization founder John Perry Barlow has died.

    Former Grateful Dead lyricist and cyber civil liberties organization founder John Perry Barlow has died.

  • I'll have fries with that: Study says French fry cooking oil helps hair growth

    I'll have fries with that: Study says French fry cooking oil helps hair growth

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 2:37 AM EST2018-02-06 07:37:03 GMT
    Tuesday, February 6 2018 3:44 AM EST2018-02-06 08:44:17 GMT

    Japanese scientists touted the new treatment for hair loss in an article published in the journal Biomaterials.

    Japanese scientists touted the new treatment for hair loss in an article published in the journal Biomaterials.

  • Prison inmates to get free tablets

    Prison inmates to get free tablets

    Thursday, February 1 2018 3:27 PM EST2018-02-01 20:27:34 GMT
    Thursday, February 1 2018 3:42 PM EST2018-02-01 20:42:31 GMT

    No state funds are being used. A company providing the services will pay for the tablets and will make money on the sale of the music and books.

    No state funds are being used. A company providing the services will pay for the tablets and will make money on the sale of the music and books.

  • Elon Musk sells out of his $500 flamethrowers

    Elon Musk sells out of his $500 flamethrowers

    Thursday, February 1 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-01 18:55:03 GMT
    Thursday, February 1 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-01 18:55:03 GMT
    It only took Tesla founder Elon Musk five days to sell 20,000 flamethrowers. (Source: INSTAGRAM/ELON MUSK/CNN)It only took Tesla founder Elon Musk five days to sell 20,000 flamethrowers. (Source: INSTAGRAM/ELON MUSK/CNN)

    It only took Tesla founder Elon Musk five days to sell 20,000 flamethrowers.

    It only took Tesla founder Elon Musk five days to sell 20,000 flamethrowers.

  • Apple acknowledges infuriating autocorrect glitch, offers fix

    Apple acknowledges infuriating autocorrect glitch, offers fix

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 9:27 AM EST2017-11-07 14:27:53 GMT

    If you've found yourself saying "Dang you, autocorrect!" a lot lately, know you're not alone and that Apple is working on a fix.

    If you've found yourself saying "Dang you, autocorrect!" a lot lately, know you're not alone and that Apple is working on a fix.

  • Elon Musk sells thousands of $500 flamethrowers

    Elon Musk sells thousands of $500 flamethrowers

    Monday, January 29 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-01-29 16:12:57 GMT
    Monday, January 29 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-01-29 16:12:57 GMT

    Tesla founder Elon Musk started selling $500 flamethrowers over the weekend. They’re selling by the thousands.

    Tesla founder Elon Musk started selling $500 flamethrowers over the weekend. They’re selling by the thousands.

  • Burger King hilariously explains net neutrality with 'Whoppers'

    Burger King hilariously explains net neutrality with 'Whoppers'

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 5:02 PM EST2018-01-24 22:02:41 GMT
    Wednesday, January 24 2018 5:15 PM EST2018-01-24 22:15:10 GMT
    The King had some fun at the expense of the FCC chairman. (Source: (AP Photo/Nick Ut)The King had some fun at the expense of the FCC chairman. (Source: (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    The King had some fun at the expense of the FCC chairman.

    The King had some fun at the expense of the FCC chairman.

  • Apple pledges battery fix, medical records in OS update

    Apple pledges battery fix, medical records in OS update

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-01-24 18:30:19 GMT
    Wednesday, January 24 2018 2:52 PM EST2018-01-24 19:52:51 GMT
    Apple announced iOS 11.3 on Wednesday. Among the features of the update will be four new Animoji for the iPhone X. (Source: Associated Press)Apple announced iOS 11.3 on Wednesday. Among the features of the update will be four new Animoji for the iPhone X. (Source: Associated Press)

    Apple announced on Wednesday an update to its mobile operating system, which includes a new way to organize medical records, a way for customers to prevent older iPhones from slowing down and an expansion of augmented reality on its devices.

    Apple announced on Wednesday an update to its mobile operating system, which includes a new way to organize medical records, a way for customers to prevent older iPhones from slowing down and an expansion of augmented reality on its devices.

  • Asteroid to make close encounter on Super Bowl Sunday

    Asteroid to make close encounter on Super Bowl Sunday

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 6:56 PM EST2018-01-23 23:56:26 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:50 PM EST2018-01-24 00:50:37 GMT
    An asteroid will get close to the Earth on Super Bowl Sunday, but don't worry. It will still be millions of miles away. (Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech)An asteroid will get close to the Earth on Super Bowl Sunday, but don't worry. It will still be millions of miles away. (Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

    Close is a relative term, though. The asteroid will get no closer than 2.6 million miles away

    Close is a relative term, though. The asteroid will get no closer than 2.6 million miles away

  • Slip sliding away: Most winter boots have no grip

    Slip sliding away: Most winter boots have no grip

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-01-11 16:43:54 GMT
    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-01-11 16:43:54 GMT

    Less than 20 percent of boots passed the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute’s rating system for traction.

    Less than 20 percent of boots passed the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute’s rating system for traction.

  • Circuit City plans comeback online

    Circuit City plans comeback online

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:46 AM EST2018-01-11 12:46:19 GMT
    Circuit City closed its stores in 2009. (Source: NBC12)Circuit City closed its stores in 2009. (Source: NBC12)

    Former Richmond, VA-based electronic retailer Circuit City is planning an online comeback. 

    Former Richmond, VA-based electronic retailer Circuit City is planning an online comeback. 

  • Internet debates validity of $25 engagement ring ad

    Internet debates validity of $25 engagement ring ad

    Friday, December 29 2017 3:37 PM EST2017-12-29 20:37:04 GMT
    Friday, December 29 2017 4:40 PM EST2017-12-29 21:40:41 GMT
    This $24.99 ring id circulating on social media.This $24.99 ring id circulating on social media.

    An alleged Kay Jeweler's ad for this $24.99 ring circulating on Facebook has caused a frenzy.

    An alleged Kay Jeweler's ad for this $24.99 ring circulating on Facebook has caused a frenzy.

  • Italian grandmother learns how to use Google Home Mini

    Italian grandmother learns how to use Google Home Mini

    Friday, December 29 2017 3:07 PM EST2017-12-29 20:07:58 GMT
    Friday, December 29 2017 3:26 PM EST2017-12-29 20:26:36 GMT

    An 85-year-old Italian grandma matches wits with Google Home Mini.

    An 85-year-old Italian grandma matches wits with Google Home Mini.

  • Shivering US could use some global warming, Trump says in tweet

    Shivering US could use some global warming, Trump says in tweet

    Thursday, December 28 2017 8:00 PM EST2017-12-29 01:00:01 GMT
    Thursday, December 28 2017 9:09 PM EST2017-12-29 02:09:03 GMT

    The president noted that temperature records could be set in the East, and that maybe some warming would be a good idea. 

    The president noted that temperature records could be set in the East, and that maybe some warming would be a good idea. 

  • SpaceX launch ignites Twitter frenzy in California

    SpaceX launch ignites Twitter frenzy in California

    Friday, December 22 2017 10:22 PM EST2017-12-23 03:22:04 GMT
    Friday, December 22 2017 10:57 PM EST2017-12-23 03:57:56 GMT

    The SpaceX rocket liftoff took place just after sunset, helping to produce some curious gazes up into the sky after the launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Twitter was active with users wondering what created the beautiful scenes.  

    The SpaceX rocket liftoff took place just after sunset, helping to produce some curious gazes up into the sky after the launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Twitter was active with users wondering what created the beautiful scenes.  

  • Police dashcam captures fireball in the sky

    Police dashcam captures fireball in the sky

    Friday, December 8 2017 9:04 AM EST2017-12-08 14:04:49 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 9:04 AM EST2017-12-08 14:04:49 GMT

    The Township of Hamilton Police Department in New Jersey posted video of the meteor to its Facebook account Thursday. 

    The Township of Hamilton Police Department in New Jersey posted video of the meteor to its Facebook account Thursday. 

  • Kids work harder when dressed like Batman, study says

    Kids work harder when dressed like Batman, study says

    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:38 AM EST2017-12-07 13:38:33 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:38 AM EST2017-12-07 13:38:33 GMT

    Having young children practice self-distancing - or "taking an outsider's view of one's own situation" - boosted their perseverance.

    Having young children practice self-distancing - or "taking an outsider's view of one's own situation" - boosted their perseverance.

  • Top retweets of 2017 include 3 from Obama

    Top retweets of 2017 include 3 from Obama

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 9:42 AM EST2017-12-05 14:42:02 GMT
    Tuesday, December 5 2017 8:18 PM EST2017-12-06 01:18:48 GMT

    Former President Barack Obama made the list three times in a list highlighted by disaster response and a quest for free food.

    Former President Barack Obama made the list three times in a list highlighted by disaster response and a quest for free food.

  • Pope Francis' Twitter reaches 40 million followers

    Pope Francis' Twitter reaches 40 million followers

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-10-11 15:04:22 GMT
    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-10-11 15:20:31 GMT

    The pontiff tweets in nine languages and also has an Instagram account.

    The pontiff tweets in nine languages and also has an Instagram account.

  • US Navy's laser can kill drones

    US Navy's laser can kill drones

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:56 AM EDT2017-07-18 14:56:47 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:56 AM EDT2017-07-18 14:56:47 GMT

    The LaWS, an acronym for laser weapons system, is deployed on board the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship, ready to be fired at hostile targets today and every day by Capt. Christopher Wells and his crew. 

    The LaWS, an acronym for laser weapons system, is deployed on board the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship, ready to be fired at hostile targets today and every day by Capt. Christopher Wells and his crew. 

  • May 2017 was second warmest May on record

    May 2017 was second warmest May on record

    Friday, June 16 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-06-16 20:42:41 GMT
    Friday, June 16 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-06-16 20:51:29 GMT

    NASA says the only hotter May than the one this year is the one in 2016, according to 137 years of modern record-keeping.

    NASA says the only hotter May than the one this year is the one in 2016, according to 137 years of modern record-keeping.

  • Smirnoff touts 'ties to Russia' in snarky ad

    Smirnoff touts 'ties to Russia' in snarky ad

    Monday, June 12 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-06-12 22:23:40 GMT
    Tuesday, June 13 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-06-13 11:00:28 GMT
    Smirnoff vodka launched an ad this weekend that some are calling a "Trump-trolling."  (Source: CNN)Smirnoff vodka launched an ad this weekend that some are calling a "Trump-trolling." (Source: CNN)

    The snarky remark takes a swipe at the ongoing Russian scandals in the Trump administration while harking back to the vodka brand's origins.

    The snarky remark takes a swipe at the ongoing Russian scandals in the Trump administration while harking back to the vodka brand's origins.

  • Gun-tracing van makes nationwide debut

    Gun-tracing van makes nationwide debut

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:27:32 GMT
    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:27:32 GMT

    Federal officials have begun using a new mobile gun-tracing lab in Baltimore, MD, that can more rapidly trace shell casings and bullets and connect them to offenders and previous shootings.

    Federal officials have begun using a new mobile gun-tracing lab in Baltimore, MD, that can more rapidly trace shell casings and bullets and connect them to offenders and previous shootings.

  • Iran, US argue over legality of missile tests

    Iran, US argue over legality of missile tests

    Tuesday, January 31 2017 7:51 PM EST2017-02-01 00:51:26 GMT
    Tuesday, January 31 2017 7:51 PM EST2017-02-01 00:51:26 GMT

    The U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, had strong words for Iran following UN Security Council discussions on reports of Iran conducting a ballistic missile test.
     

    The U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, had strong words for Iran following UN Security Council discussions on reports of Iran conducting a ballistic missile test.
     

  • Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:32 GMT
    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:33 GMT

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

  • Report: Facebook death pages are a 'bug', not a death wish

    Report: Facebook death pages are a 'bug', not a death wish

    Friday, November 11 2016 6:54 PM EST2016-11-11 23:54:18 GMT

    If you log-in to Facebook today, they want you to add a person as your Facebook account executor.  

    If you log-in to Facebook today, they want you to add a person as your Facebook account executor.  

  • Self-driving beer truck completes delivery

    Self-driving beer truck completes delivery

    Tuesday, October 25 2016 6:46 PM EDT2016-10-25 22:46:27 GMT
    Tuesday, October 25 2016 7:14 PM EDT2016-10-25 23:14:57 GMT

    A self-driving technology company says it hopes its technology will allow long-haul truck drivers to rest while their vehicles continue to drive and make money for them. 

    A self-driving technology company says it hopes its technology will allow long-haul truck drivers to rest while their vehicles continue to drive and make money for them. 

  • Saturn's strange color changes baffle NASA

    Saturn's strange color changes baffle NASA

    Tuesday, October 25 2016 6:15 PM EDT2016-10-25 22:15:03 GMT
    Tuesday, October 25 2016 6:15 PM EDT2016-10-25 22:15:02 GMT

    The mysterious, six-sided formation at the north pole of Saturn became more mysterious when the Cassini orbiter determined that it changes color. 

    The mysterious, six-sided formation at the north pole of Saturn became more mysterious when the Cassini orbiter determined that it changes color. 

  • Police 'catch 'em all': Pokemon GO players caught in school after midnight

    Police 'catch 'em all': Pokemon GO players caught in school after midnight

    Thursday, August 4 2016 2:59 PM EDT2016-08-04 18:59:44 GMT

    Pokemon Go may be getting people out and moving, but the players in one NE Ohio town are going where they may not be welcomed.   

    Pokemon Go may be getting people out and moving, but the players in one NE Ohio town are going where they may not be welcomed.   

  • Pokemon Go posing problems for children's museum in Salem

    Pokemon Go posing problems for children's museum in Salem

    Tuesday, August 2 2016 9:54 PM EDT2016-08-03 01:54:35 GMT
    Tuesday, August 2 2016 10:02 PM EDT2016-08-03 02:02:29 GMT
    (KPTV)(KPTV)

    Staff at the Gilbert House Children's museum said they are not against Pokemon Go but they have run into a few issues with some players in recent weeks.

    Staff at the Gilbert House Children's museum said they are not against Pokemon Go but they have run into a few issues with some players in recent weeks.

  • Barkhamsted seeks suspects who defaced scenic Beach Rock with Pokemon graffiti

    Barkhamsted seeks suspects who defaced scenic Beach Rock with Pokemon graffiti

    Tuesday, August 2 2016 7:28 AM EDT2016-08-02 11:28:57 GMT
    Tuesday, August 2 2016 4:08 PM EDT2016-08-02 20:08:27 GMT

    The town of Barkhamsted issued a plea this week to anyone who knows who defaced a scene spot at one of its popular hiking spots.

    The town of Barkhamsted issued a plea this week to anyone who knows who defaced a scene spot at one of its popular hiking spots.

  • Portland cybersecurity expert warns of dangers of Pokemon Go

    Portland cybersecurity expert warns of dangers of Pokemon Go

    Monday, August 1 2016 2:46 PM EDT2016-08-01 18:46:17 GMT
    Tuesday, August 2 2016 1:08 AM EDT2016-08-02 05:08:41 GMT

    International gaming sensation Pokemon Go is alive and well in the Rose City, and with it come risks to users' personal information and personal safety.

    International gaming sensation Pokemon Go is alive and well in the Rose City, and with it come risks to users' personal information and personal safety.

  • Pokemon Go SEMO group picks up trash while trying to 'catch 'em all'

    Pokemon Go SEMO group picks up trash while trying to 'catch 'em all'

    Sunday, July 31 2016 10:50 PM EDT2016-08-01 02:50:59 GMT

    An organizer of a new group called Pokemon Go SEMO said nearly a hundred people were out collecting trash in Southeast Missouri on Sunday, July 31.

    An organizer of a new group called Pokemon Go SEMO said nearly a hundred people were out collecting trash in Southeast Missouri on Sunday, July 31.

  • Two charged for breaking into Toledo Zoo to play Pokemon Go plead not guilty

    Two charged for breaking into Toledo Zoo to play Pokemon Go plead not guilty

    Friday, July 15 2016 11:35 AM EDT2016-07-15 15:35:22 GMT
    (Source: Toledo Police)(Source: Toledo Police)

    Police say Robin Bartholomy, 25, and Adrian Crawford, 26, jumped the fence around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. According to the police report, officers spotted the two on a security camera. They were then apprehended near the tiger exhibit. 

    Police say Robin Bartholomy, 25, and Adrian Crawford, 26, jumped the fence around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. According to the police report, officers spotted the two on a security camera. They were then apprehended near the tiger exhibit. 

  • 'Pokemon Go' creators admit they made a big privacy mistake

    'Pokemon Go' creators admit they made a big privacy mistake

    Friday, July 15 2016 3:31 AM EDT2016-07-15 07:31:21 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)

    The new “Pokemon Go” app is said to be the biggest mobile game in U.S. history. But its creators admit they made a big mistake. 

    The new “Pokemon Go” app is said to be the biggest mobile game in U.S. history. But its creators admit they made a big mistake. 

  • Pokemon Go helps gamers get a workout

    Pokemon Go helps gamers get a workout

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 8:10 PM EDT2016-07-14 00:10:14 GMT
    Thursday, July 14 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-07-14 12:00:24 GMT

    The newly popular Pokemon Go app is not only helping gamers collect gems and keep up with Pikachu, it’s also helping them stay active and exercise, according to health experts. 

    The newly popular Pokemon Go app is not only helping gamers collect gems and keep up with Pikachu, it’s also helping them stay active and exercise, according to health experts. 

  • Pokémon Go boosts small businesses

    Pokémon Go boosts small businesses

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 11:46 PM EDT2016-07-14 03:46:25 GMT
    Thursday, July 14 2016 12:07 AM EDT2016-07-14 04:07:47 GMT
    On Mill Avenue in Tempe, restaurants and bars are openly advertising that they are Pokémon Go friendly locations where you can catch more Pokémon. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)On Mill Avenue in Tempe, restaurants and bars are openly advertising that they are Pokémon Go friendly locations where you can catch more Pokémon. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    On Mill Avenue in Tempe, restaurants and bars are openly advertising that they are Pokémon Go friendly locations where you can catch more Pokémon.

    On Mill Avenue in Tempe, restaurants and bars are openly advertising that they are Pokémon Go friendly locations where you can catch more Pokémon.

  • ADOT sign reminds gamers that Pokemon Go is no-go when driving

    ADOT sign reminds gamers that Pokemon Go is no-go when driving

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 9:02 AM EDT2016-07-13 13:02:15 GMT
    Wednesday, July 13 2016 12:18 PM EDT2016-07-13 16:18:01 GMT
    ADOT is reminding gamers that Pokémon Go is a no-go when driving. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)ADOT is reminding gamers that Pokémon Go is a no-go when driving. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

    The Arizona Department of Transportation is reminding gamers that Pokémon Go is a no-go when driving.

    The Arizona Department of Transportation is reminding gamers that Pokémon Go is a no-go when driving.

  • Sarah Palin: 'Black Lives Matter is a farce'

    Sarah Palin: 'Black Lives Matter is a farce'

    Sunday, July 10 2016 2:48 AM EDT2016-07-10 06:48:06 GMT
    Sunday, July 10 2016 2:53 AM EDT2016-07-10 06:53:34 GMT

    The former vice presidential candidate posted a statement on Facebook Friday in response to the deadly shootings that killed five police officers in Dallas.

    The former vice presidential candidate posted a statement on Facebook Friday in response to the deadly shootings that killed five police officers in Dallas.

  • FBI: cyber criminals steal most money from LA residents at work

    FBI: cyber criminals steal most money from LA residents at work

    Federal officials warn of a constant threat after Louisiana residents lost more than $8 million to cyber criminals last year, and new FBI data shows a large number of people are targeted at work.  

    Federal officials warn of a constant threat after Louisiana residents lost more than $8 million to cyber criminals last year, and new FBI data shows a large number of people are targeted at work.  

  • Keep quiet: Is Facebook listening?

    Keep quiet: Is Facebook listening?

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 10:53 PM EDT2016-05-26 02:53:58 GMT
    Is Facebook listening to conversations? (Source: Facebook.com)Is Facebook listening to conversations? (Source: Facebook.com)

    We've known for a long time that Facebook tracks what we post about, things we like, and the products we buy. It sells that information and makes a lot of money doing it. But is it spying on us?

    We've known for a long time that Facebook tracks what we post about, things we like, and the products we buy. It sells that information and makes a lot of money doing it. But is it spying on us?

  • Scammers target family plagued by medical mystery

    Scammers target family plagued by medical mystery

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 9:22 PM EDT2016-05-26 01:22:50 GMT

    It has now been nearly three months since Kennedy Odom, 15, was forced out of school with a mysterious medical diagnosis.

    It has now been nearly three months since Kennedy Odom, 15, was forced out of school with a mysterious medical diagnosis.

  • Solar Impulse 2 lands in Oklahoma

    Solar Impulse 2 lands in Oklahoma

    Friday, May 13 2016 12:48 PM EDT2016-05-13 16:48:08 GMT
    Friday, May 13 2016 12:48 PM EDT2016-05-13 16:48:08 GMT

    The solar plane is making an around-the-world flight, and is trying to get to New York City.

    The solar plane is making an around-the-world flight, and is trying to get to New York City.

  • Feds fear problem with F-35 jet software

    Feds fear problem with F-35 jet software

    Friday, April 22 2016 12:16 AM EDT2016-04-22 04:16:10 GMT
    Friday, April 22 2016 12:18 AM EDT2016-04-22 04:18:13 GMT

    Federal officials say it is unclear whether software on the world's most advanced warplane, the F-35 fighter jet, will be ready by 2019. 

    Federal officials say it is unclear whether software on the world's most advanced warplane, the F-35 fighter jet, will be ready by 2019. 

  • Dust devil spotted on Mars by exploration rover

    Dust devil spotted on Mars by exploration rover

    Tuesday, April 5 2016 11:37 PM EDT2016-04-06 03:37:53 GMT
    Wednesday, April 6 2016 12:02 AM EDT2016-04-06 04:02:37 GMT

    NASA captured images of a dust devil on Mars that looked very much like ones on Earth. 

    NASA captured images of a dust devil on Mars that looked very much like ones on Earth. 

  • Asia air pollution visible from space

    Asia air pollution visible from space

    Thursday, January 7 2016 10:28 AM EST2016-01-07 15:28:45 GMT
    Thursday, January 7 2016 10:28 AM EST2016-01-07 15:28:45 GMT
    Beijing recently announced its second-ever "red alert" for air pollution. It's estimated 4,000 people in China die each day from smog.

    Beijing recently announced its second-ever "red alert" for air pollution. It's estimated 4,000 people in China die each day from smog.

  • Facebook's value passes $200B

    Facebook's value passes $200B

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-09-10 08:43:48 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 4:53 AM EDT2014-09-10 08:53:30 GMT

    The social media company is worth more than much older companies such as IBM, Coca-Cola, AT&T and Disney.

    The social media company is worth more than much older companies such as IBM, Coca-Cola, AT&T and Disney.

  • Facebook donates more money to Republicans than Democrats

    Facebook donates more money to Republicans than Democrats

    Facebook's political action committee has given more money to Republicans than Democrats
    Facebook's political action committee has given more money to Republicans than Democrats
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    The enigmatic American technology company is always making waves. Currently, it's facing backlash over news it slows down older iPhones on purpose.

    The enigmatic American technology company is always making waves. Currently, it's facing backlash over news it slows down older iPhones on purpose.

  • Cyber crime

    Cyber crime

    Computers have made our lives easier, but they’ve also created many new ways for thieves to steal information, money and identities. 

    Companies, people, governments, and non-profits are evaluating their cyber security after ransomware held information hostage across the globe.

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    Space exploration

    Space exploration

    From SpaceX stepping into the void the closed NASA Space Shuttle program to news about the planets - including a possible new large one, click here for all the news regarding space, the universe and beyond.

    From SpaceX stepping into the void the closed NASA Space Shuttle program to news about the planets - including a possible new large one, click here for all the news regarding space, the universe and beyond.

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    Social media news

    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - what does this mean for communication and American's privacy?

    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - what does this mean for communication and American's privacy?

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  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-24 15:35:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:56 AM EST2018-02-25 09:56:27 GMT
    The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

  • NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

    NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:36 AM EST2018-02-24 09:36:41 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:56 AM EST2018-02-25 09:56:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2006, file photo, BlackRock headquarters is shown in New York. U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2006, file photo, BlackRock headquarters is shown in New York. U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the ...

    NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting.

    NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting.

  • 2 dead as severe weather moves eastward through central US

    2 dead as severe weather moves eastward through central US

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-25 07:25:46 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 3:36 AM EST2018-02-25 08:36:35 GMT

    A man in northeast Arkansas and a woman in south central Kentucky both were killed as the storm that also included strong winds, hail and heavy rain that triggered flooding muscled its way through the area, according to authorities.

    A man in northeast Arkansas and a woman in south central Kentucky both were killed as the storm that also included strong winds, hail and heavy rain that triggered flooding muscled its way through the area, according to authorities.

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