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Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 05:01 PM PDT

San Diego's Brightest Minds Discuss Artificial Intelligence at UCSD

San Diego's Brightest Minds Discuss Artificial Intelligence at UCSD

On Friday, San Diego's best and brightest minds in artificial intelligence and cyber security gathered to discuss the future of technology.

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 10:22 AM PDT

Facebook Gives Parents Control on When Kids Can Use App

Facebook Gives Parents Control on When Kids Can Use App

Facebook is adding a "sleep" mode to its Messenger Kids service to let parents limit when their kids can use it. It's the latest concession that tech companies are making as critics question whether they should...

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 07:08 AM PDT
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By The Associated Press

US Tech Companies Are Rich. Like Really, Really Rich

Everyone knows the tech industry is rich, but it can be challenging to get your...View gallery

  • The 5 Richest Companies Are Worth More Than the UK's GDP
  • Every Day, Apple Makes as Much Money as a Neighborhood
  • Facebook Makes $39,000 a Minute
Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 09:28 AM PDT

European Space Agency Releases 1st Image From Mars Orbiter

European Space Agency Releases 1st Image From Mars Orbiter

The European Space Agency has released the first image taken by its Trace Gas Orbiter showing the ice-covered edge of a vast Martian crater. Scientists combined three pictures of the Korolev Crater taken...

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 12:13 AM PDT

Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning Searches

Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning Searches<br /><br />

Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food. The...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 03:21 PM PDT

New Gmail Features 'Nudges' for Procrastinators

New Gmail Features 'Nudges' for Procrastinators

Google is giving Gmail a makeover for its 1.4 billion users with new tools and features, including most notably, disappearing messages the tech giant announced Wednesday, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 02:11 PM PDT

Facebook Advertisers Shrug Off Scandal

Facebook Advertisers Shrug Off Scandal

Facebook's troubles with Russian election meddlers , "fake news " and misused data have dominated headlines globally. But they don't seem to be affecting Facebook's bottom line, so far, as advertisers continue...

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 04:32 AM PDT

YouTube Overhauls Kids' App After Complaints About Content

YouTube Overhauls Kids' App After Complaints About Content

YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch. The updates that begin rolling out Thursday...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 06:15 AM PDT

Poll: Younger Americans Less Apt to Use Unique Passwords

Poll: Younger Americans Less Apt to Use Unique Passwords

The number of online accounts compromised by hackers is now in the trillions — enough, perhaps, to make even technophobes think hard about the security of their passwords. Indeed, many are — especially older...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 11:15 AM PDT

Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad

Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad

Scientists have confirmed that the planet Uranus smells like farts and rotten eggs — and, yes, NASA already made the joke you're thinking of. A team of scientists determined that the seventh planet from the...

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