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Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 01:21 PM EST

Soros Foundation Slams Facebook for Alleged Smear Campaign

Soros Foundation Slams Facebook for Alleged Smear Campaign

The president of George Soros' foundation blasted Facebook executives over allegations that the company had funded a Republican-opposition research firm to discredit Soros in part by leveraging anti-Semitic...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:51 AM EST

Electronic Driving Systems Don't Always Work, Tests Show

Electronic Driving Systems Don't Always Work, Tests Show

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash. The tests brought a warning from the...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:12 AM EST

Robots That Milk Cows

Robots That Milk Cows

All over Wisconsin cow farmers are starting to use robots to milk the cows.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 01:31 PM EST

Facebook Briefly Goes Down: 'Something Went Wrong'

Facebook Briefly Goes Down: 'Something Went Wrong'

Some Facebook users were reporting that the site was down for them on Monday. For those experiencing the outage, opening a page on the social media site revealed an error message reading, "Sorry, something went...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 02:10 AM EST

Tesla Names Robyn Denholm New Board Chair

Tesla Names Robyn Denholm New Board Chair

Tesla late Wednesday announced that Robyn Denholm would take over as the chair of the company's board, effective immediately. Denholm presently serves as the CFO and Head of Strategy at Australia's largest...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 12:08 AM EST

Smartphone Makers Bet on Foldable Screens as Next Big Thing

Smartphone Makers Bet on Foldable Screens as Next Big Thing

For the past few years, the smartphone industry has been searching for a breakthrough to revive a market mired in an innovation lull and a sales slump. A potential catalyst is on the horizon in the form of...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 05:09 PM EST

Comcast Developing Video-Streaming Platform

Comcast Developing Video-Streaming Platform

Comcast plans to roll out a new product for broadband-only subscribers that will allow customers to aggregate certain streaming apps, including Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube, with a voice-activated remote —...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 12:13 PM EST

2016 vs. 2018: Hilarious Memes Reflect Voters' Attitudes

2016 vs. 2018: Hilarious Memes Reflect Voters' Attitudes

Angry, fired up and anxious. This is how some voters feel about voting in this year’s midterm elections. They took to Twitter, comparing how they cast their ballot in 2016 during the presidential election to how...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 08:39 AM EST

Trolls Struggling to Share Disinformation, Secret Chats Show

Trolls Struggling to Share Disinformation, Secret Chats Show

A far-right troll told others that he was immediately banned from Twitter for deliberately sharing the wrong election date, according to NBC News, which had a reporter mistakenly added to trolls' private...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 07:46 PM EST

Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts Ahead of US Midterm Elections

Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts Ahead of US Midterm Elections

Facebook said it blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections. The social media company shut down 30...

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