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Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 04:33 AM EST

Toshiba Chairman Resigns as Company Reports Huge Nuke Loss

Toshiba Chairman Resigns as Company Reports Huge Nuke Loss

Japanese electronics and energy giant Toshiba Corp. says its chairman is resigning to take responsibility for problems that will result in a 713 billion yen ($6.3 billion) loss in its nuclear business. Toshiba...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 05:38 PM EST

Ford Bets $1B on Startup Founded by Waymo, Uber Vets

Ford Bets $1B on Startup Founded by Waymo, Uber Vets

Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a budding robotics startup to acquire more expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021. The big bet...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 01:35 PM EST

Elon Musk Bashes Claim of Unfair Work Conditions at Tesla

Elon Musk Bashes Claim of Unfair Work Conditions at Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied allegations by an employee that his car company overworks and underpays its workers, CNBC reports. Jose Moran, who says he works for Tesla’s San Francisco Fremont plant, wrote a...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 03:24 PM EST

How Google Chromebooks Conquered Schools

How Google Chromebooks Conquered Schools

The Google Chromebook, a type of stripped-down laptop, isn't a practical mobile device for many people — mostly because it basically turns into an expensive paperweight whenever it can't find a Wi-Fi connection....

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 01:04 PM EST

Uber Taps NASA Engineer to Boost Flying Car Initiative

Uber Taps NASA Engineer to Boost Flying Car Initiative

Just four months after officially joining the flying car revolution, Uber has added a big name to orchestrate its innovative plans.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 10:18 AM EST

Twitter to Keep Banned Abusive Users Out of New Accounts

Twitter to Keep Banned Abusive Users Out of New Accounts

Twitter has broadened its campaign against hate speech and abuse. The company said Tuesday that it has begun identifying people who have been banned for abusive behavior and it will stop them from creating new...

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 08:36 PM EST

Hackers Take Down Thousands of ‘Dark Web’ Sites

Hackers Take Down Thousands of ‘Dark Web’ Sites

Someone claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous compromised a private web hosting service last week, taking down more than 10,000 sites on the highly encrypted "dark web," security researchers said. As NBC...

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 04:40 PM EST

300 Drones Flew as 1 for Lady Gaga's Super Bowl Show

300 Drones Flew as 1 for Lady Gaga's Super Bowl Show

There’s no question that Lady Gaga was on fire all on her own Sunday night, but the singer's Super Bowl extravaganza was made even more electrifying by 300 "Shooting Star" drones floating above in the Houston...

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 03:18 PM EST

Tech Companies File Legal Brief Against Immigration Order

Tech Companies File Legal Brief Against Immigration Order

Twitter, Uber, Google and Apple were among 97 companies to file a friend-of-the-court brief early Monday with a federal appeals court hearing challenges to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigratio...

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 06:59 PM EST

NFL Awards 3 Startups to Develop Safety Technology

NFL Awards 3 Startups to Develop Safety Technology

With player safety under the microscope, the NFL and the Texas Medical Center held a competition Saturday for startups making innovative products geared toward improving the game. Nine companies competed in...

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