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Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 11:51 AM EDT

Google Adds 'Fact-Check' Tool to Search Results

Google Adds 'Fact-Check' Tool to Search Results

Google debuted a fact-checking tool for its search and news results Friday, amid mounting pressure on internet firms to police content it hosts online and criticism the company helps spread misinformation, CNBC...

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 02:31 PM EDT

A 3D Device is Changing the Way Amputees Swim

A 3D Device is Changing the Way Amputees Swim

A 3D-printed device is helping amputees swim again, "Today" reported. After losing part of his left leg in Afghanistan, Dan Lasko, a former United States Marine, never thought he'd be able to swim the way he...

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 12:58 PM EDT

Comcast Announces Cellular Plans on Verizon Network

Comcast Announces Cellular Plans on Verizon Network

The cable giant Comcast will start selling cellphone plans called Xfinity Mobile in the coming months, using a network it's leasing from Verizon. Many subscribers will save money, especially if they don't use a...

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 02:58 PM EDT

Over there: WWI innovations live on 100 Years Later

Over there: WWI innovations live on 100 Years Later

Machine guns. Tanks. Chemical weapons. Warplanes. Submarines. Trench coats. Wristwatches. Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I, and some of the innovations that were developed...

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 at 06:53 AM EDT

Verizon Creates 'Oath' as New Company to Run Yahoo, AOL

Verizon Creates 'Oath' as New Company to Run Yahoo, AOL

Verizon Communications will create a new company called Oath after it completes its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and melds the troubled internet company with its AOL operations. Oath will oversee Yahoo and...

Monday, Apr 3, 2017 at 10:36 AM EDT

Cyborgs at Work: Employees Getting Implanted With Microchips

Cyborgs at Work: Employees Getting Implanted With Microchips

The syringe slides in between the thumb and index finger. Then, with a click, a microchip is injected in the employee's hand. Another "cyborg" is created. What could pass for a dystopian vision of the workplace...

Monday, Apr 3, 2017 at 10:52 PM EDT

Tesla Reports Record Deliveries of Vehicles in 1st Quarter

Tesla Reports Record Deliveries of Vehicles in 1st Quarter

Electric car maker Tesla Inc. says it delivered a record 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter, up 69 percent from the same period last year. Tesla said Sunday that it delivered about 13,450 Model S cars and...

Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 at 06:20 AM EDT

Dems Urge Trump to Veto Bill Blocking Online Privacy Rule

Dems Urge Trump to Veto Bill Blocking Online Privacy Rule

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is urging President Donald Trump to veto a resolution that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could allow internet providers to sell information about their...

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 05:27 PM EDT

Google Releases 'Ms. Pac-Maps'

Google Releases 'Ms. Pac-Maps'

As part of April Fools' Day, Google has released a special Ms. Pac-Man game you can play using Google Maps. The browser game works on computers and mobile devices. It will be available until April 4.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 09:20 PM EDT

Twitter Removes Username From 140-Character Count in Replies

Twitter Removes Username From 140-Character Count in Replies

Twitter has found more creative ways to ease its 140-character limit without officially raising it. Now, the company says that when you reply to someone — or to a group — usernames will no longer count...

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