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Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 02:19 PM PDT

6,000 Pound Mars Rover Concept Vehicle Starts Tour

6,000 Pound Mars Rover Concept Vehicle Starts Tour

A Mars rover concept vehicle is on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The electric vehicle seats four and maxes out at 6 mph. The vehicle was commissioned by the Kennedy Space...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:50 AM PDT

Elon Musk Claims 'Verbal' OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop

Elon Musk Claims 'Verbal' OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop

New York to Washington in 29 minutes? Elon Musk says it's possible and he has the government's approval to do it (though it's anyone's guess which government or how long it'd take to build). "Just received...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 01:52 PM PDT

Maryland Company Develops Paper-Thin Bulletproof Tape

Maryland Company Develops Paper-Thin Bulletproof Tape

A company in Maryland has come up with a "paper-thin" plastic tape that can make regular windows bulletproof. The company's CEO showed the product off on Monday as he literally stood behind his work.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 12:09 PM PDT

Want Art on Demand? Just Text the SF Museum of Modern Art

Want Art on Demand? Just Text the SF Museum of Modern Art

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is putting its vast collection within people's reach — literally.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 12:54 PM PDT

New iPhone Feature Would Help Users in Distress

New iPhone Feature Would Help Users in Distress

A new feature from Apple would allow iPhone users to discreetly call emergency services with a fingerprint touch, with the goal of helping people in distress evade potential attackers. CNBC reports on the patent...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 09:46 AM PDT

World Emoji Day: A Huge Amount Is Shared Daily on Facebook

World Emoji Day: A Huge Amount Is Shared Daily on Facebook

About 5 billion emojis are sent each day on Facebook Messenger, the social media giant said Monday, World Emoji Day. Many of those emojis might be kissing winky faces, the most popular one on Messenger in...

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 08:09 PM PDT

Elon Musk Hints at Mystery Website, Internet Goes Wild

Elon Musk Hints at Mystery Website, Internet Goes Wild

Another day, another tweet from Elon Musk has the Internet in a tizzy.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 01:59 PM PDT

Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

Identifying “fake news” may have just gotten more difficult. Researchers at the University of Washington have developed an algorithm that can take an audio clip and convert it into an artificial video of...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 05:46 PM PDT

Apple to Open Data Center in China With Government Ties

Apple to Open Data Center in China With Government Ties

Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:46 PM PDT

Tech Companies Join Fight Against Net Neutrality Limits

Tech Companies Join Fight Against Net Neutrality Limits

Netflix, Google, and Facebook are on a mission: To fight the federal government. Silicon Valley companies, both big and small, are battling for the future of net neutrality, the idea that Internet content...

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