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Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 12:26 PM PDT

Uber, Lyft Battle Governments Over Fingerprint Checks

Uber, Lyft Battle Governments Over Fingerprint Checks

Hailing a ride with a smartphone app in many U.S. cities is coming down to a fight over fingerprints. Following incidents where Uber drivers were found to have criminal records, a number of state and local...

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 03:20 AM PDT

Solar Plane Begins Trans-Atlantic Stretch of Global Journey

Solar Plane Begins Trans-Atlantic Stretch of Global Journey

A solar-powered airplane has begun its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from New York City early Monday morning. Bertrand Piccard,

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 03:53 PM PDT

Uber, Lyft Threaten to Leave Chicago Over License Rule

Uber, Lyft Threaten to Leave Chicago Over License Rule

Uber and Lyft are threatening to leave Chicago if a rideshare ordinance that was unanimously approved Friday by a joint City Council committee passes the full council next week. "It would make true ridesharing...

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 02:44 PM PDT

Hacker Floods ISIS Twitter Accounts With LGBT Messages

Hacker Floods ISIS Twitter Accounts With LGBT Messages

A hacker associated with Anonymous has gained control of what had been pro-ISIS Twitter accounts, according to NBC News. The hacker, who goes by the name WauchulaGhost, took control of the accounts and flooded...

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 06:00 PM PDT

'Alexa, Tell Me the News'

'Alexa, Tell Me the News'

There's a new way to find out what's going on in San Diego: Ask Alexa. Amazon Echo owners can now listen to top stories from NBC San Diego through Alexa's Flash Briefing. Just opt in to NBC San Diego in...

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 08:40 AM PDT

Spider-Man, Batman Coming to PlayStation

Spider-Man, Batman Coming to PlayStation

The Dark Knight and Spidey are among the heroes swinging onto the PlayStation. Sony announced at its Monday presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that a virtual reality rendition of Rocksteady...

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