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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 01:22 PM PDT

Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Facebook has given a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its photo-sharing app, Instagram, according to Reuters. "I wanted to see if Instagram's comment field could stand...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 04:45 AM PDT

Gangs Using Tech Present New Challenges for Police

Gangs Using Tech Present New Challenges for Police

The FBI in its latest national gang report says the use of technology among gang members is creating "unique challenges for law enforcement." Tech-savvy gang members staying a step ahead of police is also...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 04:06 AM PDT

James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build Safer Gun

James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build Safer Gun

Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path. His family is renowned for its premier line...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 02:43 AM PDT

San Diego Scientists Discover Why Some Sharks Glow

San Diego Scientists Discover Why Some Sharks Glow

San Diego scientists are among the research team that discovered how and why some sharks glow deep underwater. They used a special "shark-eye" cam to create amazing images in the waters off San Diego.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 09:01 AM PDT

SCOTUS Approves Rule Change to Expand FBI Hacking Power

SCOTUS Approves Rule Change to Expand FBI Hacking Power

The U.S. Supreme Court approved a measure on Thursday that would allow judges to issue warrants for computer searches in any jurisdiction. Civil liberties groups say it unnecessarily expands the FBI's hacking...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 07:46 AM PDT

#JustDrive Campaign Shames Drivers Who Text

#JustDrive Campaign Shames Drivers Who Text

Texting and driving can end with sometimes deadly consequences so one federal agency is telling people to #justdrive.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 01:36 AM PDT

Next Leg of Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayed

Next Leg of Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayed

Live to fly another day — that’s what the Solar Impulse 2 will have to do. The solar plane landed in Mountain View, California, late Saturday and instead of taking off Friday as planned, the 2.5-ton aircraft...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 04:35 AM PDT

Russia Launches 1st Rocket From New Space Facility

Russia Launches 1st Rocket From New Space Facility

Russia has successfully launched the first rocket from its new space facility after a last-minute delay the day before. The Soyuz 2.1a booster blasted off from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Far Easter...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 03:37 PM PDT

Bad Apple: Apple Reports 1st Revenue Drop Since '03

Bad Apple: Apple Reports 1st Revenue Drop Since '03

Apple says quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago. That's putting more pressure on the world's most valuable public company to come up with...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 04:14 AM PDT

Mitsubishi Motors Says It Did False Mileage Tests Since 1991

Mitsubishi Motors Says It Did False Mileage Tests Since 1991

Mitsubishi Motors Corp., the Japanese automaker that acknowledged last week that it had intentionally lied about fuel economy data for some of its models, said an internal investigation found such tampering...

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