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Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017 at 05:00 AM PST

SpaceX Finds Source of Rocket Explosion, Plans New Launch

SpaceX Finds Source of Rocket Explosion, Plans New Launch

SpaceX plans to resume flights as early as next week after finding the cause of an explosion that destroyed a rocket and satellite on a Florida launch pad in September. The Hawthorne, California-based company is...

Sunday, Jan 1, 2017 at 06:26 PM PST

Forbes' Richest Entrepreneurs Under 40

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  • Mark Zuckerberg
  • Dustin Moskovitz
  • Garrett Camp
Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 01:29 AM PST

US Gives Detailed Look at Russia's Alleged Election Hacking

US Gives Detailed Look at Russia's Alleged Election Hacking

The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. The 13-page joint analysis...

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 08:51 PM PST

Amazon Echo, Google Home: Virtual Assistants or Big Brother?

Amazon Echo, Google Home: Virtual Assistants or Big Brother?

Devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home claim to listen and record what we say only after we use trigger words. For the Echo, it's "Alexa."

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 05:16 AM PST

Lithuanian 'Elves' Combat Russian Influence Online

Lithuanian 'Elves' Combat Russian Influence Online

Elves against trolls — it sounds like something out of "The Lord of the Rings." But to Ricardas Savukynas, the battle he's fighting is no fantasy. The 43-year-old business consultant and blogger is part of an...

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016 at 06:57 PM PST

Uber, Lyft Helping Drive Down DUIs in San Francisco: CHP

Uber, Lyft Helping Drive Down DUIs in San Francisco: CHP

In San Francisco's frustration with the sheer numbers of Lyft and Uber drivers trolling city streets, there is also a silver lining, particularly during this time of the year.

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 05:06 AM PST

DC-Area Uber Drivers Stiff Passengers, App Users Say

DC-Area Uber Drivers Stiff Passengers, App Users Say

Uber passengers at Washington-area airports said some ride-share drivers are refusing to pick them up, because they don’t want to take the travelers where they want to go. An Uber driver is never supposed to...

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 at 12:18 PM PST

Arizona Governor to Welcome Uber Self-Driving Cars

Arizona Governor to Welcome Uber Self-Driving Cars

Gov. Doug Ducey planned to welcome the arrival of Uber self-driving cars as a self-driving truck on Friday transported them from San Francisco to Arizona.

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 at 04:06 AM PST

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

In the gaming world, Brianna Wu has earned a reputation battling the online harassment campaign known as Gamergate, a fight that led to rape and murder threats from the darker recesses of the male-dominated...

Friday, Dec 23, 2016 at 01:09 AM PST

World's First Solar Road Opens in Normandy, France

World's First Solar Road Opens in Normandy, France

France has just opened what it claims is the first public solar panel road in the world, officials said on Thursday, NBC News reported. The French Ministry of the Environment announced the inauguration of the...

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