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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 08:12 AM PST

Robots That Milk Cows

Robots That Milk Cows

All over Wisconsin cow farmers are starting to use robots to milk the cows.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 10:31 AM PST

Facebook Briefly Goes Down: 'Something Went Wrong'

Facebook Briefly Goes Down: 'Something Went Wrong'

Some Facebook users were reporting that the site was down for them on Monday. For those experiencing the outage, opening a page on the social media site revealed an error message reading, "Sorry, something went...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 09:08 AM PST

Google Says It's Reforming Sexual Misconduct Rules

Google Says It's Reforming Sexual Misconduct Rules

Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over its male-dominated culture.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 11:10 PM PST

Tesla Names Robyn Denholm New Board Chair

Tesla Names Robyn Denholm New Board Chair

Tesla late Wednesday announced that Robyn Denholm would take over as the chair of the company's board, effective immediately. Denholm presently serves as the CFO and Head of Strategy at Australia's largest...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 09:08 PM PST

Smartphone Makers Bet on Foldable Screens as Next Big Thing

Smartphone Makers Bet on Foldable Screens as Next Big Thing

For the past few years, the smartphone industry has been searching for a breakthrough to revive a market mired in an innovation lull and a sales slump. A potential catalyst is on the horizon in the form of...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 02:09 PM PST

Comcast Developing Video-Streaming Platform

Comcast Developing Video-Streaming Platform

Comcast plans to roll out a new product for broadband-only subscribers that will allow customers to aggregate certain streaming apps, including Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube, with a voice-activated remote —...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 09:13 AM PST

2016 vs. 2018: Hilarious Memes Reflect Voters' Attitudes

2016 vs. 2018: Hilarious Memes Reflect Voters' Attitudes

Angry, fired up and anxious. This is how some voters feel about voting in this year’s midterm elections. They took to Twitter, comparing how they cast their ballot in 2016 during the presidential election to how...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 05:39 AM PST

Trolls Struggling to Share Disinformation, Secret Chats Show

Trolls Struggling to Share Disinformation, Secret Chats Show

A far-right troll told others that he was immediately banned from Twitter for deliberately sharing the wrong election date, according to NBC News, which had a reporter mistakenly added to trolls' private...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 04:46 PM PST

Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts Ahead of US Midterm Elections

Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts Ahead of US Midterm Elections

Facebook said it blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections. The social media company shut down 30...

Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 at 03:30 PM PDT

Uber Wants to Resume Self-Driving Car Tests on Public Roads

Uber Wants to Resume Self-Driving Car Tests on Public Roads

Nearly eight months after one of its autonomous test vehicles hit and killed an Arizona pedestrian, Uber wants to resume testing on public roads. The company has filed an application on with the Pennsylvania...

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