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Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 12:17 PM CDT

Waze Gets Into the Order-Ahead Business With Dunkin' Donuts

Waze Gets Into the Order-Ahead Business With Dunkin' Donuts

Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it's adding a new item to its menu — the ability to place orders at some...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 09:40 AM CDT

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

The family of an American slain in last week's attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy. Kurt W. Cochran from Utah was on...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 06:51 AM CDT

5 Millennial Jobs That Parents Just Don't Understand

5 Millennial Jobs That Parents Just Don't Understand

Millennials tend to have head-scratching job titles that just don't make sense to their parents, NBC News reported. To be an "influencer" or "app developer" is a relatively new trend that might lead some to...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 12:24 AM CDT

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Crash

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Crash

Uber Technologies Inc. suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 06:08 PM CDT

How Can You Keep Your Internet Searches Private?

How Can You Keep Your Internet Searches Private?

The Senate passed a joint resolution on Thursday, barring the Federal Communications Commission from enforcing rules passed last year that would ban internet, cable, and mobile providers from selling your...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 02:58 AM CDT

More Big Brands Pull Ads From YouTube

More Big Brands Pull Ads From YouTube

An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos. PepsiCo, Wal-Mart Stores...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 02:10 AM CDT

Robot Allows Boy With Degenerative Disease to Go to School

Robot Allows Boy With Degenerative Disease to Go to School

Despite a degenerative disease that makes going to school a life-threatening situation, a three-year-old Maryland boy attends classes every day thanks to technology allowing him to connect with his classmates...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:38 AM CDT

First of Three Spacewalks Underway at ISS

First of Three Spacewalks Underway at ISS

Two astronauts left the International Space Station on Friday to prepare the orbiting laboratory for the arrival of commercial space taxis and to tackle some maintenance.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 07:45 PM CDT

YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Over 'Hateful' Videos

YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Over 'Hateful' Videos

AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 01:02 PM CDT

Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too

Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too

Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The...

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