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Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 07:11 PM PST

ICE Gains Access to National License Plate Database

ICE Gains Access to National License Plate Database

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has finalized a contract with a Bay Area-based company that gives the agency access to location-tracking information for license plates across the country. The data will come...

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 at 09:12 AM PST

Atlanta Development Proposal Just Happens to be Amazon-Sized

Atlanta Development Proposal Just Happens to be Amazon-Sized

As Atlanta vies to entice Amazon to build its second headquarters in the South's corporate capital, a developer just happens to be proposing a $5 billion downtown project with 9.3 million square feet (87 million...

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 02:47 PM PST

Apple Will Give Users Control Over Slowdown of Older iPhones

Apple Will Give Users Control Over Slowdown of Older iPhones

Apple's next major update of its mobile software will include an option that will enable owners of older iPhones to turn off a feature that slows the device to prevent aging batteries from shutting down. The...

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 11:42 AM PST

Tiny Implant Opens Way to Deliver Drugs Deep Into The Brain

Tiny Implant Opens Way to Deliver Drugs Deep Into The Brain

Scientists have created a hair-thin implant that can drip medications deep into the brain by remote control and with pinpoint precision. Tested only in animals so far, if the device pans out it could mark a new...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 12:08 PM PST

Salesforce CEO: Regulate Social Media Companies Like Cigarettes

Salesforce CEO: Regulate Social Media Companies Like Cigarettes

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff suggested Tuesday that the government should step in to regulate Facebook and other social media companies the same way the government regulates tobacco companies. "Here's a product:...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 07:58 AM PST

Astronauts Go Spacewalking to Give New Hand to Robot Arm

Astronauts Go Spacewalking to Give New Hand to Robot Arm

Spacewalking astronauts gave a hand to the International Space Station's big robot arm Tuesday. As the federal government geared back up 250 miles below, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle floated...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 07:04 AM PST

Big Pay Package for Elon Musk, Even Bigger Goals for Tesla

Big Pay Package for Elon Musk, Even Bigger Goals for Tesla

If the goals are reached, Tesla will be one of the biggest companies in America, and Musk's wealth would grow exponentially.

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 05:52 AM PST

Apple Details When HomePod Goes on Sale

Apple Details When HomePod Goes on Sale

Apple's smart speaker HomePod will go on sale on Feb. 9, with pre-orders available starting Friday, CNBC reported. The HomePod is seen as Siri's answer to Amazon's Alexa, though Apple has emphasized the...

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 03:29 PM PST

Netflix's Success Turns Net Neutrality Into an Afterthought

Netflix's Success Turns Net Neutrality Into an Afterthought

Netflix once fought fiercely for net neutrality, fearing that its online video service would suffer if internet providers were free to discriminate against it. But now that it boasts one of television's largest...

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 11:06 AM PST

Bitcoin Explained: The Ins and Outs of Crypto-Currencies

Bitcoin Explained: The Ins and Outs of Crypto-Currencies

Bitcoin is a financial buzzword, but what is it? And should you invest? Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can be confusing.

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