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Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 08:53 PM EST

Uber Self-Driving Cars Hit the Streets of San Francisco

Uber Self-Driving Cars Hit the Streets of San Francisco

Uber is bringing a small number of self-driving cars to its ride-hailing service in San Francisco — a move likely to excite the city's tech-savvy population and certain to antagonize California regulators. The...

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 07:20 AM EST

Trump Tells Anxious Tech Leaders: 'We're Here to Help'

Trump Tells Anxious Tech Leaders: 'We're Here to Help'

President-elect Donald Trump, who faced fierce opposition from some Silicon Valley leaders during the election campaign, strove to assure the titans of tech on Wednesday that his administration is "here to help...

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 07:18 AM EST

SpaceX Delays Its First Manned Flight to ISS

SpaceX Delays Its First Manned Flight to ISS

Billionaire Elon Musk has hit another setback this year. His company SpaceX has postponed its first manned flight to the International Space Station until 2018, NASA announced on Monday. SpaceX hopes to return...

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 07:34 AM EST

NJ Clinical Lab Hack Exposes Personal Health Info of 34,000

NJ Clinical Lab Hack Exposes Personal Health Info of 34,000

Quest Diagnostics announced Monday that it is investigating an unauthorized third-party intrusion into an internet application on its network. In a statement released Monday, the company said the data accessed...

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 02:48 AM EST

University of Michigan, Google Create Flint Water Crisis App

University of Michigan, Google Create Flint Water Crisis App

The University of Michigan and Google have teamed up to create an app and website aimed at helping Flint residents and officials deal with the lead-contaminated water crisis. Mywater-Flint was developed by...

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 02:22 PM EST

Killer Update: Samsung to Make All Galaxy Note 7s Unusable

Killer Update: Samsung to Make All Galaxy Note 7s Unusable

The next software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will make it completely useless, the company said Friday, effectively killing off the ill-fated phone. The update, scheduled for Dec. 19, 2016, will stop...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 01:30 PM EST

High Court Sides With Samsung in Apple Patent Dispute

High Court Sides With Samsung in Apple Patent Dispute

A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with smartphone maker Samsung in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone. The justices said Samsung may not be required to pay all the...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 06:41 PM EST

Tech Companies Move to Target Terrorist Propaganda Online

Tech Companies Move to Target Terrorist Propaganda Online

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a database...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 10:15 PM EST

Facebook to Invest $20M in Affordable Housing Projects

Facebook to Invest $20M in Affordable Housing Projects

Facebook said it hopes to attract more contributions and partners to the cause.

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 01:16 PM EST

Deep Learning: Teaching Computers to Predict the Future

Deep Learning: Teaching Computers to Predict the Future

Researchers have configured computers to predict the immediate future by examining a photograph, NBC News reported. A program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has analyzed 2 million videos to see how...

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