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Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:48 PM EDT

Behind the Keyboard: How New Emojis Are Chosen

Behind the Keyboard: How New Emojis Are Chosen

Between wizards, rock climbers, and gender non-conforming people, many of the 137 new emojis coming soon to your phone's keyboard may have come from the minds of ordinary texters, NBC News reported. Like...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 01:27 AM EDT

Hackers Post Pro-ISIS Messages on Ohio Government Sites

Hackers Post Pro-ISIS Messages on Ohio Government Sites

Hackers targeted at least seven Ohio government websites to publish pro-ISIS messages and criticism of President Donald Trump, state officials said Sunday. As NBC News reported, the message appeared on the...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 05:27 PM EDT

Uber Hired Ex-Google Exec Despite Knowledge of Stolen Info

Uber Hired Ex-Google Exec Despite Knowledge of Stolen Info

Uber acknowledged hiring a former Google engineer — now accused of stealing self-driving car technology — despite having received warnings that he was still carrying around some of his former employer's...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:13 PM EDT

Google to Stop Reading Your Gmail to Help Sell Ads

Google to Stop Reading Your Gmail to Help Sell Ads

Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads. The change announced Friday will end a practice that Google has embraced since the company introduced Gmail in 2004. The...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:29 PM EDT

Glider Pilot Aims for the Edge of Space

Glider Pilot Aims for the Edge of Space

A research company is hoping to break several aviation world records and be the first to have an air glider reach the edge of space without a jet engine or rockets. Known as the 'Perlan Project 2,' the air...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:13 PM EDT

Facebook Wants to Nudge You Into 'Meaningful' Online Groups

Facebook Wants to Nudge You Into 'Meaningful' Online Groups

At Facebook, mere "sharing" is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing. CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is no longer satisfied with just connecting the world so that people...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:54 PM EDT

Uber Searches for a New CEO in Wake of Kalanick's Departure

Uber Searches for a New CEO in Wake of Kalanick's Departure

Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO. That's a lot for...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:25 AM EDT

Google Tech Campus Plan Gets OK from San Jose City Council

Google Tech Campus Plan Gets OK from San Jose City Council

The San Jose City Council has agreed to enter into exclusive negotiations with Google for the sale of city property in the heart of the city to be used for the technology company's proposed transit village...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 07:20 AM EDT

Uber CEO Kalanick Steps Down Amid Investor Pressure

Uber CEO Kalanick Steps Down Amid Investor Pressure

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned from his position at the ride-hailing app company he co-founded, Kalanick said in a statement Tuesday. Kalanick's exit came under pressure from investors amid accusations of a...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 01:26 PM EDT

Uber Adds Option to Tip Drivers

Uber Adds Option to Tip Drivers

Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart. Besides the built-in...

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