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Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 09:02 AM PST

Calling All 'Snowflakes': British Army Recruits Millennials

Calling All 'Snowflakes': British Army Recruits Millennials

"Snowflakes," "phone zombies," "binge gamers" and "me me me millennials" are the focus of the British army's latest recruitment campaign. Posters and billboards reminiscent of the famous World War I "Your...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 05:07 AM PST

Icy Object Past Pluto Looks Like Reddish Snowman, NASA Finds

Icy Object Past Pluto Looks Like Reddish Snowman, NASA Finds

A NASA spacecraft 4 billion miles from Earth yielded its first close-up pictures Wednesday of the most distant celestial object ever explored, depicting what looks like a reddish snowman. Ultima Thule, as...

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 at 03:07 PM PST

Apple Tumbles After News of Weaker iPhone, Watch Sales

Apple Tumbles After News of Weaker iPhone, Watch Sales

Apple has lowered its Q1 guidance in a letter to investors from CEO Tim Cook Wednesday. Apple stock was halted in after-hours trading just prior to the announcement, and shares were down about 7 percent when...

Monday, Dec 31, 2018 at 05:46 PM PST

E-Vehicle Tax Credit Deadline Looms; Tesla is Staying Open

E-Vehicle Tax Credit Deadline Looms; Tesla is Staying Open

Anyone thinking about buying an electric car has just hours left to take advantage of a big federal tax credit, and Tesla said it was keeping some of its Bay Area dealerships open until midnight for those...

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 at 08:23 AM PST

Netflix Releases Interactive Episode of TV Show 'Black Mirror'

Netflix Releases Interactive Episode of TV Show 'Black Mirror'

At 3:01 a.m. ET on Friday, the California company unveiled an extended 90-minute episode of the British TV series "Black Mirror" to showcase the new technology.

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 09:03 AM PST

Elon Musk's Lawyers Try to Dismiss Cave Diver's Lawsuit

Elon Musk's Lawyers Try to Dismiss Cave Diver's Lawsuit

Lawyers for Elon Musk on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against him related to tweets calling a British rescue diver a "pedo guy," saying the comments were exaggerated and Twitter itself is...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 10:01 AM PST

Instagram Users Share Outrage After Brief Update Rolls Out

Instagram Users Share Outrage After Brief Update Rolls Out

Some Instagram users found themselves swiping through their timelines left to right on Thursday, rather than vertically, prompting widespread outrage and the social media company to roll back the update, NBC...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 04:31 AM PST

'I'm Addicted to Tech': Inside a 12-Step Meeting for the Internet

'I'm Addicted to Tech': Inside a 12-Step Meeting for the Internet

The young men sit in chairs in a circle in a small meeting room in suburban Seattle and introduce themselves before they speak. It is much like any other 12-step meeting — but with a twist. "Hi, my name is,"...

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018 at 08:30 AM PST

Top 2018 Space Stories: InSight on Mars, Asteroid Rendezvous

Top 2018 Space Stories: InSight on Mars, Asteroid Rendezvous

Space fans had plenty to celebrate in 2018, including the launch of three new NASA missions and the debut of SpaceX’s giant Falcon Heavy rocket. In case you missed any of the action, here are particularly...

Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018 at 12:09 PM PST

2018 Revealed Many Forms of Technology's Dystopian Potential

2018 Revealed Many Forms of Technology's Dystopian Potential

We may remember 2018 as the year when technology's dystopian potential became clear, from Facebook's role enabling the harvesting of our personal data for election interference to a seemingly unending series of...

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