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Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 09:18 PM PDT

New UCSD Research Suggests Life on Other Planets

New UCSD Research Suggests Life on Other Planets

In the Milky Way Galaxy, about 40 light years away, is a system of seven Earth-sized planets called Trappist-1.

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 05:58 AM PDT

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge

Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set...

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 04:30 PM PDT

New Technology to Combat Brush Fires

New Technology to Combat Brush Fires

Using aircraft from the company General Atomics, equipped with radar and high-tech sensors, firefighters will be able to tell if fires are headed towards homes quickly.

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 03:57 AM PDT

Google Cancels 'Town Hall' on Diversity at Last Minute

Google Cancels 'Town Hall' on Diversity at Last Minute

Google canceled a company town hall on diversity at the last minute Thursday afternoon out of concerns about people's safety, worrying they may be publicly outed for asking a question, according to a Google...

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 11:47 PM PDT

Fired Google Engineer Speaks Out About Anti-Diversity Memo

Fired Google Engineer Speaks Out About Anti-Diversity Memo

The former Google employee who generated outrage among his co-workers for a memo criticizing the company's diversity efforts talked publicly about it Wednesday for the first time.

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 07:39 AM PDT

How Your Phone Can Detect Card Skimmers

How Your Phone Can Detect Card Skimmers

Card skimmers at gas pumps and ATMs are a growing problem, but did you know your cell phone can protect you?

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 08:26 AM PDT

Take Down: Hackers Looking to Shut Down Factories for Pay

Take Down: Hackers Looking to Shut Down Factories for Pay

The malware entered the North Carolina transmission plant's computer network via email last August, just as the criminals wanted, spreading like a virus and threatening to lock up the production line until...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 11:52 PM PDT

Fired Google Engineer Files Complaint, Weighs Legal Options

Fired Google Engineer Files Complaint, Weighs Legal Options

A 28-year-old former Google engineer who was fired over a memo he wrote about gender differences said Tuesday he's exploring all his legal options and has already filed a labor complaint over his treatment. Ja...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 01:48 PM PDT

Disney to Remove All Content on Netflix for Own, New Service

Disney to Remove All Content on Netflix for Own, New Service

Disney wants to own a piece of the streaming pie. The company announced during its latest earnings report on Tuesday it intends to pull all its movies from Netflix for its own streaming service in 2019, CNBC...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 09:17 AM PDT

'Google Manifesto' Fuels Debate on Gender Bias in Tech World

'Google Manifesto' Fuels Debate on Gender Bias in Tech World

A 10-page document known as the "Google Manifesto" that criticizes the company's diversity practices and says that women aren't suited for engineering jobs is adding further controversy to the debate around...

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