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Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 06:17 PM PST

Musk Cancels Tesla Order From 'Super Rude Customer'

Musk Cancels Tesla Order From 'Super Rude Customer'

Elon Musk personally canceled the order of someone he called a "super rude customer," a venture capitalist who had published a negative blog post about the ModelX launch.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 01:24 PM PST

Zuckerberg Deposes Bezos of Fifth Richest Title

Zuckerberg Deposes Bezos of Fifth Richest Title

On Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg passed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to become the fifth richest person in the world, less than a week after he claimed the position of sixth wealthiest from Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 02:13 AM PST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 01:52 PM PST

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers in Shake-Up

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers in Shake-Up

Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 07:51 AM PST

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE announced Monday that it will stop making its coiled compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for the U.S. market and switch to LED lamps by the end of 2016. LED light bulbs are brighter, use less energy and...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 02:28 AM PST

Alphabet Tops Apple as World's Most Valuable Company

Alphabet Tops Apple as World's Most Valuable Company

Alphabet now comes before Apple atop the list of the world's most valuable companies. The shift occurred in Monday's extended trading after Alphabet, Google's new parent company, released a fourth-quarter...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 09:47 AM PST

NASA, Zuckerberg, Share Stunning 360-Degree Mars Video

NASA, Zuckerberg, Share Stunning 360-Degree Mars Video

NASA and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a stunning video that explores the surface of Mars in 360 degrees. Zuckerberg posted the video on his Facebook account on Sunday night showing NASA's use of...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 04:20 AM PST

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Technique

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Technique

Britain's fertility regulator has approved a scientist's application to edit the human genetic code using a new technique that some fear crosses too many ethical boundaries. In a statement Monday, the Human...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 07:28 PM PST

Facebook, Instagram Ban 'Peer-to-Peer' Gun Sales

Facebook, Instagram Ban 'Peer-to-Peer' Gun Sales

Facebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, announcing Friday a new policy barring private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.The new policy applies...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 05:14 PM PST

SF Startup Creates $15 64-Bit Computer

SF Startup Creates $15 64-Bit Computer

Pine 64 is taking pre-orders for its Quad core 64-Bit computer that retails for $15.

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