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Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:13 AM PDT

YouTuber Raises Money for Musk's Couch, Donates to Charity

YouTuber Raises Money for Musk's Couch, Donates to Charity

Lots of us heard Elon Musk say he was tired, overworked, and sleeping on the Tesla factory floor. Most of us probably giggled, or maybe said "just get those Model 3’s made" under our breath.

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 08:13 PM PDT

Satellites WALL-E and EVE Are Hitching a Ride to Mars

Satellites WALL-E and EVE Are Hitching a Ride to Mars

NASA's next Mars explorer, launching Saturday from the coast of California, is going to have company all the way to the red planet: a couple of puny yet groundbreaking sidekicks. Named after the characters...

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 12:18 AM PDT

Twitter Tells All Users to Change Passwords as Precaution

Twitter Tells All Users to Change Passwords as Precaution

Twitter on Thursday advised all users to change their passwords after the company discovered a bug that stored unmasked passwords. The social media company said that said the bug was fixed and that there was...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 12:35 AM PDT

US-China Trade Talks Center on Rivalry Over Technology

US-China Trade Talks Center on Rivalry Over Technology

Chinese and American officials will be trying to defuse tensions pushing the world's two largest economies toward trade war in meetings beginning Thursday where analysts say chances for a breakthrough seem slim...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 06:56 PM PDT

Tesla Sued by Competitor Over Semi Truck Technology

Tesla Sued by Competitor Over Semi Truck Technology

Tesla is under fire again, this time over the technology behind its Semi truck.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 11:42 AM PDT

Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down After Facebook Scandal

Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down After Facebook Scandal

The political research firm accused of improperly gaining access to the sensitive user information of as many as 87 million Facebook users is shutting down, NBC News confirmed. Cambridge Analytica, which had...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 10:43 AM PDT

Hawking's Last Physics Paper Argues for a 'Simpler' Cosmos

Hawking's Last Physics Paper Argues for a 'Simpler' Cosmos

Weeks after his death, physicist Stephen Hawking has delivered his last thoughts about the nature of the cosmos, and he says it may be simpler than often believed. Well, simpler if you understand theoretical...

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 03:49 PM PDT

Waymo Self-Driving Car Involved in Car Crash in Arizona

Waymo Self-Driving Car Involved in Car Crash in Arizona

Police in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler are investigating a collision involving a self-driving vehicle owned by the company Waymo.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 10:43 AM PDT

Facebook Taps Advisers for Audits on Bias and Civil Rights

Facebook Taps Advisers for Audits on Bias and Civil Rights

Facebook has enlisted two outside advisers to examine how it treats underrepresented communities and whether it has a liberal bias. Civil rights leader Laura Murphy will examine civil rights issues, along with...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 04:29 AM PDT

NASA Sending Robotic Geologist to Mars to Dig Super Deep

NASA Sending Robotic Geologist to Mars to Dig Super Deep

Six years after last landing on Mars, NASA is sending a robotic geologist to dig deeper than ever before to take the planet's temperature. The Mars InSight spacecraft, set to launch this weekend, will also take...

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