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Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 07:43 AM PST

Holiday Gift Guide for Streaming Devices

Holiday Gift Guide for Streaming Devices

Your streaming TV options have gotten better and cheaper. Features that once required a $100 device can now be had for as little as $30. A cheap device is fine for getting TV shows and movies from most...

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 07:47 AM PST

Car Booster Seats Getting Better: Study

Car Booster Seats Getting Better: Study

Companies that make child booster seats for vehicles are getting better at designing them to protect kids, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said Thursday. Of the 53 new booster seats IIHS tested,...

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 01:12 PM PST

The Great Twitter ‘Purge’: Are Accounts Being Unfairly Cut?

The Great Twitter ‘Purge’: Are Accounts Being Unfairly Cut?

As if there wasn’t already enough tension surrounding politics and social media, but on Tuesday reports emerged of what some called a Twitter “alt-right purge” – the culling of accounts that spewed hate speech.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 04:30 AM PST

Thousands Attend Expo Looking for Latest Theme-Park Thrills

Thousands Attend Expo Looking for Latest Theme-Park Thrills

Tens of thousands of people in the theme-park industry have made their way to central Florida to see the latest in roller coasters, virtual reality technology and innovative food and drink products. The...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 04:40 PM PST

Russia Continues Hacking, Gathering Intelligence on US

Russia Continues Hacking, Gathering Intelligence on US

Russia has always placed a top priority on gathering as much intelligence as it can about American government officials, and the team now gathering around the new president-elect is no exception. In the...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 03:07 PM PST

Snowden 'Beams In' to Real Future Fair in Oakland

Snowden 'Beams In' to Real Future Fair in Oakland

Edward Snowden told a crowd at Fusion’s “Real Future Fair” that voters shouldn’t put too much faith in elected officials, and instead look to technology and science to bring positive change to the world.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 08:28 AM PST

Twitter Takes New Steps to Address Cyberbullying

Twitter Takes New Steps to Address Cyberbullying

Twitter says it's giving users more tools to combat abuse that's becoming more common on the social media platform. Users are getting more options for muting tweets they don't want to see, the company said in a...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 03:18 PM PST

Lyft Replaces Pink Moustache Logo With Light-Up Beacons

Lyft Replaces Pink Moustache Logo With Light-Up Beacons

Ride-hailing service Lyft, the underdog rival to Uber, is getting rid of its iconic pink moustache logo and replacing it with something more useful -- beacons. The light-up beacons, which Lyft calls "amps," will...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 04:38 AM PST

Google Also Gets Fooled by Fake Election News

Google Also Gets Fooled by Fake Election News

Google's search engine highlighted an inaccurate story claiming that President-elect Donald Trump won the popular vote in last week's election, the latest example of bogus information spread by the internet's...

Monday, Nov 14, 2016 at 07:54 AM PST

Design Firm Grows Furniture From Fungus

Design Firm Grows Furniture From Fungus

The sturdy stools and spongy cushions made at a factory in upstate New York are formed with fungus. Ecovative Design is a business staking its growth on mycelium, the thread-like "roots" of mushrooms. The...

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