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Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 01:29 AM PST

US Gives Detailed Look at Russia's Alleged Election Hacking

US Gives Detailed Look at Russia's Alleged Election Hacking

The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. The 13-page joint analysis...

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 07:05 PM PST

SD-Based Qualcomm Fined $865 Million by South Korea

SD-Based Qualcomm Fined  $865 Million by South Korea

South Korea's antitrust regulator slapped a 1.03 trillion won ($865 million) fine on San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc. Wednesday for allegedly violating competition laws.

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 05:16 AM PST

Lithuanian 'Elves' Combat Russian Influence Online

Lithuanian 'Elves' Combat Russian Influence Online

Elves against trolls — it sounds like something out of "The Lord of the Rings." But to Ricardas Savukynas, the battle he's fighting is no fantasy. The 43-year-old business consultant and blogger is part of an...

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 at 04:06 AM PST

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

In the gaming world, Brianna Wu has earned a reputation battling the online harassment campaign known as Gamergate, a fight that led to rape and murder threats from the darker recesses of the male-dominated...

Friday, Dec 23, 2016 at 01:09 AM PST

World's First Solar Road Opens in Normandy, France

World's First Solar Road Opens in Normandy, France

France has just opened what it claims is the first public solar panel road in the world, officials said on Thursday, NBC News reported. The French Ministry of the Environment announced the inauguration of the...

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 06:37 AM PST

'The Future of Aviation': U. of Maine Offers Class on Drones

'The Future of Aviation': U. of Maine Offers Class on Drones

From package delivery, to photography, to search and rescue operations, drones are the future of flight. One New England university is preparing students to be the next generation of pilots. Students at the...

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 09:30 PM PST

Uber Pulls Self-Driving Cars From California Roads

Uber Pulls Self-Driving Cars From California Roads

The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday revoked the registration for Uber’s 16 self-driving cars over a permit fracas, effectively ending the company’s pilot program in San Francisco. Uber sent...

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 04:03 AM PST

Zuckerberg Unveils Morgan Freeman-Voiced Virtual Assistant

Zuckerberg Unveils Morgan Freeman-Voiced Virtual Assistant

Mark Zuckerberg has enlisted the help of Morgan Freeman and taken a shot at Nickelback while unveiling his new artificial intelligence assistant.

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 09:22 AM PST

Uber Blames Glitch for Philadelphia Woman's $29K Charge

Uber Blames Glitch for Philadelphia Woman's $29K Charge

Ride-hailing giant Uber is blaming a computer glitch for overcharging a "handful" of customers, including one Philadelphia woman whose bank blocked an attempt to charge her more than $28,000 for a ride....

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 03:29 AM PST

Facebook's Unmanned Aircraft Crashed in Test Flight: Report

Facebook's Unmanned Aircraft Crashed in Test Flight: Report

An unmanned aircraft that is part of Facebook's plan to send internet signals to remote parts of the world crash-landed in the Arizona desert over the summer because of strong winds, investigators said. The...

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