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Friday, May 4, 2018 at 04:50 PM EDT

Political World Braces for The Next Generation of Fake News

Political World Braces for The Next Generation of Fake News

Have you ever wanted to manipulate the facial expressions of political leaders or copy a politicians voice to make them say exactly what you want? thanks to new technology, now you can. The rapid advancement...

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 02:13 PM EDT

YouTuber Raises Money for Musk's Couch, Donates to Charity

YouTuber Raises Money for Musk's Couch, Donates to Charity

Lots of us heard Elon Musk say he was tired, overworked, and sleeping on the Tesla factory floor. Most of us probably giggled, or maybe said "just get those Model 3’s made" under our breath.

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:13 PM EDT

Satellites WALL-E and EVE Are Hitching a Ride to Mars

Satellites WALL-E and EVE Are Hitching a Ride to Mars

NASA's next Mars explorer, launching Saturday from the coast of California, is going to have company all the way to the red planet: a couple of puny yet groundbreaking sidekicks. Named after the characters...

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 03:18 AM EDT

Twitter Tells All Users to Change Passwords as Precaution

Twitter Tells All Users to Change Passwords as Precaution

Twitter on Thursday advised all users to change their passwords after the company discovered a bug that stored unmasked passwords. The social media company said that said the bug was fixed and that there was...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 03:35 AM EDT

US-China Trade Talks Center on Rivalry Over Technology

US-China Trade Talks Center on Rivalry Over Technology

Chinese and American officials will be trying to defuse tensions pushing the world's two largest economies toward trade war in meetings beginning Thursday where analysts say chances for a breakthrough seem slim...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 02:42 PM EDT

Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down After Facebook Scandal

Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down After Facebook Scandal

The political research firm accused of improperly gaining access to the sensitive user information of as many as 87 million Facebook users is shutting down, NBC News confirmed. Cambridge Analytica, which had...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 01:43 PM EDT

Hawking's Last Physics Paper Argues for a 'Simpler' Cosmos

Hawking's Last Physics Paper Argues for a 'Simpler' Cosmos

Weeks after his death, physicist Stephen Hawking has delivered his last thoughts about the nature of the cosmos, and he says it may be simpler than often believed. Well, simpler if you understand theoretical...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 07:29 AM EDT

NASA Sending Robotic Geologist to Mars to Dig Super Deep

NASA Sending Robotic Geologist to Mars to Dig Super Deep

Six years after last landing on Mars, NASA is sending a robotic geologist to dig deeper than ever before to take the planet's temperature. The Mars InSight spacecraft, set to launch this weekend, will also take...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 06:44 PM EDT

Facebook Looking Into Claim That Employee Stalks Women

Facebook Looking Into Claim That Employee Stalks Women

Facebook is investigating a claim that a security engineer took advantage of his position to access information he then used to stalk women online, the social media giant confirmed on Monday, NBC News reported....

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 08:45 PM EDT

Zuckerberg Pledges to 'Keep Building' in No-Apology Address

Zuckerberg Pledges to 'Keep Building' in No-Apology Address

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off his company's annual developer conference acknowledging that 2018 has been an "intense year" so far, but offered no apology for the company's big privacy scandal. Speaki...

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