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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.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 07:41 PM PST

FCC Head Ajit Pai Goes After Hollywood, Tech Companies

FCC Head Ajit Pai Goes After Hollywood, Tech Companies

The head of the Federal Communications Commission defended his plan to undo the country's net-neutrality rules by bringing the culture wars to telecommunications policy. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai last week unveiled...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 04:19 PM PST

Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage

Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage

Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals. The revelation triggered a delay in a high-profile trial over whether the...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 04:33 PM PST

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook is turning to artificial intelligence to detect if someone might be contemplating suicide. Facebook already has mechanisms for flagging posts from people thinking about harming themselves. The new...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 09:48 AM PST

Online 'Typo Piracy' Can Dupe Consumers

Online 'Typo Piracy' Can Dupe Consumers

A man who made a one-letter typo in a web address for Costco found out what it means to become a victim of typo piracy. Last year, while looking to visit the Costco website, Allen Stern unknowingly mis-spelled...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 03:33 AM PST

Justices to Ponder Need for Warrant for Cellphone Tower Data

Justices to Ponder Need for Warrant for Cellphone Tower Data

Like almost everyone else in America, thieves tend to carry their cellphones with them to work. When they use their phones on the job, police find it easier to do their jobs. They can get cellphone tower...

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 04:25 PM PST

San Diego Shoppers Hit the Stores on Black Friday

San Diego Shoppers Hit the Stores on Black Friday

Black Friday is finally here! Grab your wallets and perhaps even that tent you used to camp out on the sidewalk.

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 08:20 PM PST

Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids

Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids

“Toy Freaks,” a popular YouTube channel followed by millions, was deactivated by the site last week for violating policies against child endangerment, NBC News reports. The channel, run by single father Gregory...

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 08:25 PM PST

Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally

Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally

Amazon CEO and world’s richest person Jeff Bezos is now even richer, according to an estimate Friday by Bloomberg. As CNBC reports, Bezos’ net worth surpassed $100 billion on Friday. Amazon shares hit a record...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 11:05 AM PST

Net Neutrality: What It Is and Why It Matters

Net Neutrality: What It Is and Why It Matters

The FCC is set to dismantle rules requiring internet service providers to ensure consumers have equal access to all online content.

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