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Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 03:25 PM EDT

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 01:35 PM EDT

Court Agrees to Take on US-Microsoft Dispute Over Emails

Court Agrees to Take on US-Microsoft Dispute Over Emails

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 02:28 PM EDT

'Krack' Security Flaw Puts Every Wi-Fi Connection at Risk

'Krack' Security Flaw Puts Every Wi-Fi Connection at Risk

A newly discovered Wi-Fi security flaw reveals that your home network is hackable, giving outsiders access to everything from private chats to baby monitors, NBC News reports. The attack, called Krack, takes...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 03:12 PM EDT

Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract

Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract<br />

The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 04:20 PM EDT

Facebook's Sandberg Favors Release of Russia-Linked Ads

Facebook's Sandberg Favors Release of Russia-Linked Ads

A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting. Previ...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 08:58 PM EDT

SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Another Rocket

SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Another Rocket

SpaceX launched and landed its second rocket in three days. The unmanned Falcon 9 blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida before delivering a satellite and landing the leftover booster on an offshore...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 01:43 PM EDT

Not Just You: Facebook, Instagram Go Down Wednesday

Not Just You: Facebook, Instagram Go Down Wednesday

Facebook and Instagram went down for many users on Wednesday, with problems on the social media giant spiking, according to the website status-tracking page Downdetector. Facebook acknowledged that people...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 11:53 AM EDT

The Best Ways to Finance the New iPhone 8 or X

The Best Ways to Finance the New iPhone 8 or X

When the iPhone first launched, the only way to get Apple's latest smartphone was through a two-year contract through AT&T. Things have changed, NBC News reported. Consumers now have the option to finance the...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 08:14 PM EDT

Google Uncovers Ads by Russian Operatives: Reports

Google Uncovers Ads by Russian Operatives: Reports

Russian operatives likely spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and Google search, according to reports. Accounts connected with the Russian government spent $4,700...

Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 11:23 PM EDT

Big Tech Has Big Plans to Help Reconnect Puerto Rico

Big Tech Has Big Plans to Help Reconnect Puerto Rico

Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to send a "connectivity team"...

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