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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 07:09 AM PST

Walmart Dropping Hyphen From Its Legal Name in Shift to Web

Walmart Dropping Hyphen From Its Legal Name in Shift to Web

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective Feb. 1 as it shifts away from physical stores in the age of Amazon's increasing dominance. The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas,...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 06:26 AM PST

'Secret Sister Gift Exchange' Is an Illegal Scam: BBB

'Secret Sister Gift Exchange' Is an Illegal Scam: BBB

Two holiday schemes have made their way back to social media and people are still falling for them. The "Secret Sister Gift Exchange" and the "Wine Exchange" programs are getting a lot of traction this time of...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 11:00 AM PST

Super Big Black Hole From Early Universe Farthest Ever Found

Super Big Black Hole From Early Universe Farthest Ever Found

stronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation. It's the farthest black hole ever found. A team led by the Carnegie Observatories' Eduardo Banados reported in...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 10:45 AM PST

YouTube Says Over 10,000 Workers Will Help Curb Shady Videos

YouTube Says Over 10,000 Workers Will Help Curb Shady Videos

YouTube says it's hiring more people to help curb videos that violate its policies. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says "some bad actors are exploiting" the Google-owned service to "mislead, manipulate, harass...

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 01:25 PM PST

Facebook's Sandberg Warns of Backlash Against Women

Facebook's Sandberg Warns of Backlash Against Women

Sheryl Sandberg warned of a potential backlash against women and urged companies to put into place clear policies on how allegations of sexual harassment are handled. In a lengthy Facebook post over the...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 09:02 AM PST

Astronauts Make, Fling, Float, Eat Pizzas on Space Station

Astronauts Make, Fling, Float, Eat Pizzas on Space Station

The first-ever pizza party in space is getting sky-high reviews. Astronauts at the International Space Station posted pictures and a video over the weekend of their small, made-from-scratch pizza pies. The...

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 07:51 PM PST

Facebook Launches Parent-Controlled Messenger App for Kids

Facebook Launches Parent-Controlled Messenger App for Kids

Facebook is launching a messaging app for children to chat with their parents and with friends approved by their parents. The free app is aimed at kids under 13, who can't yet have their own accounts under...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 03:16 PM PST

Hawaii Tests Warning Siren in Case of North Korea Nuclear Attack

Hawaii Tests Warning Siren in Case of North Korea Nuclear Attack

Hawaii tested a warning siren Friday in case of an impending nuclear missile attack. The test comes after North Korea tested a missile that experts believe has the capability to reach the United States mainland....

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 11:09 PM PST

Tesla Builds World's Biggest Battery in Australian Outback

Tesla Builds World's Biggest Battery in Australian Outback

The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, an official said Friday, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 100-day guarantee. Musk promised to build...

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 07:23 AM PST

US Troops Get Freeze-Dried Plasma for Battlefield Bloodshed

US Troops Get Freeze-Dried Plasma for Battlefield Bloodshed

All of the U.S. military's special operations fighters sent off to warzones and raids now have an essential addition to their first-aid kits: freeze-dried blood plasma.

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