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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 09:34 AM EDT

Back To School Laptops: Top Picks

Back To School Laptops: Top Picks

Shopping for a new computer before school resumes? NBC's Mark Barger has some of your best options.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 10:39 PM EDT

Verizon Buys Yahoo for $4.83B, Marking End of an Era

Verizon Buys Yahoo for $4.83B, Marking End of an Era

Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. It is the second time in as many years that Verizon has snapped up the remnants of a...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:25 AM EDT

Last VCR Manufacturer to Stop Production

Last VCR Manufacturer to Stop Production

The once-revolutionary videocassette recorder is headed for the technological cemetery, 40 years after it first hit markets. Funai Electric, a Japanese consumer electronics company, released a statement...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 07:34 AM EDT

Tesla CEO Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses and Small SUV

Tesla CEO Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses and Small SUV

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is working on multiple new vehicles, including heavy trucks and buses that could be unveiled as early as next year. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the Palo Alto-based company...

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 07:50 PM EDT

'Pokemon Go' Could Generate Billions For Apple: Analyst

'Pokemon Go' Could Generate Billions For Apple: Analyst

Apple can thank the "Pokemon Go" phenomenon for the billions of sales expected to come into the company, CNBC reports. Laura Martin, managing director of investment firm Needham & Co., estimates that...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 04:28 AM EDT

'Pokemon Go' Brings Millennials' Childhood Dreams to Life

'Pokemon Go' Brings Millennials' Childhood Dreams to Life

The children who once dreamed of capturing real-life Pokemon starting in the 1990s are now the nostalgic millennials helping fuel the worldwide success of "Pokemon Go."

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:46 AM EDT

Twitter Suspends Breitbart Editor Over Leslie Jones Abuse

Twitter Suspends Breitbart Editor Over Leslie Jones Abuse

Twitter said Tuesday it had permanently suspended the account of conservative provocateur and Breitbart.com tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos, after reports he led the harassment campaign against "Ghostbusters"...

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 11:29 AM EDT

Homeowner Opens Fire On 'Pokemon Go' Players

Homeowner Opens Fire On 'Pokemon Go' Players

A Florida man mistook teens playing "Pokemon Go" for burglars and opened fire on them outside his home. WESH's Gail Paschall-Brown reports.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 07:27 AM EDT

Uber Accelerates Past 2 Billion Rides

 Uber Accelerates Past 2 Billion Rides

After taking nearly six years to accomplish 1 billion rides, the ride-hailing mogul, Uber, based in San Francisco reached the 2 billion number just six months later, as reported by The Verge. The milestone...

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 06:37 AM EDT

'Pokemon' No: Trying but Failing to Understand the Game

'Pokemon' No: Trying but Failing to Understand the Game

No one, it seems, can escape "Pokemon Go." Not the kids who slouch along my neighborhood sidewalks with their faces buried in their phones. Not the chic twenty-somethings who shuffle along Madison, Wisconsin's...

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