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Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 07:51 AM PST

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE announced Monday that it will stop making its coiled compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for the U.S. market and switch to LED lamps by the end of 2016. LED light bulbs are brighter, use less energy and...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 09:47 AM PST

NASA, Zuckerberg, Share Stunning 360-Degree Mars Video

NASA, Zuckerberg, Share Stunning 360-Degree Mars Video

NASA and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a stunning video that explores the surface of Mars in 360 degrees. Zuckerberg posted the video on his Facebook account on Sunday night showing NASA's use of...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 04:20 AM PST

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Technique

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Technique

Britain's fertility regulator has approved a scientist's application to edit the human genetic code using a new technique that some fear crosses too many ethical boundaries. In a statement Monday, the Human...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 07:28 PM PST

Facebook, Instagram Ban 'Peer-to-Peer' Gun Sales

Facebook, Instagram Ban 'Peer-to-Peer' Gun Sales

Facebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, announcing Friday a new policy barring private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.The new policy applies...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 12:55 PM PST

Apple Recalls AC Adapters Over Potential Shock Hazard

Apple Recalls AC Adapters Over Potential Shock Hazard

Apple issued a voluntary recall this week of certain AC wall plug adapters because they may break and cause electrical shock when touched. In a statement posted on their site, Apple said it's recalling AC wall...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 07:31 PM PST

Nextdoor Adds Features to Combat Racial Profiling

Nextdoor Adds Features to Combat Racial Profiling

Nextdoor.com, the popular social network specially designed for neighborhoods, is responding to criticism that it allows racial profiling by installing a new flagging tool.

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 03:18 PM PST

Zuckerberg Surpasses Kochs on Bloomberg Billionaire List

Zuckerberg Surpasses Kochs on Bloomberg Billionaire List

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has passed billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch to become the sixth richest person on the planet, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. No, the social media...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 03:01 AM PST

Samsung Warns of Tough 2016 After 4Q Profit Sinks

Samsung Warns of Tough 2016 After 4Q Profit Sinks

Samsung Electronics reported Thursday a bigger-than-expected decline in fourth quarter earnings as its mainstay smartphone and semiconductor businesses suffered from weakening global demand for consumer...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 05:14 PM PST

Facebook to Expand 'Like' Button 'Pretty Soon'

Facebook to Expand 'Like' Button 'Pretty Soon'

It won't be long before Facebook's 1.6 billion users have more ways to quickly express their feelings on the world's largest social network. After four months of testing outside the U.S., Facebook CEO...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 02:34 PM PST

Facebook Breaks $5B Revenue Barrier in Strong 4Q

Facebook Breaks $5B Revenue Barrier in Strong 4Q

Facebook is growing at an exceptional pace as it enters adolescence, propelling it into a better position to challenge Google as the Internet's most powerful company. Facebook's fourth-quarter report Wednesday...

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