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Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 04:13 AM CST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 03:52 PM CST

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers in Shake-Up

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers in Shake-Up

Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 09:51 AM CST

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE announced Monday that it will stop making its coiled compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for the U.S. market and switch to LED lamps by the end of 2016. LED light bulbs are brighter, use less energy and...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 11:47 AM CST

NASA, Zuckerberg, Share Stunning 360-Degree Mars Video

NASA, Zuckerberg, Share Stunning 360-Degree Mars Video

NASA and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a stunning video that explores the surface of Mars in 360 degrees. Zuckerberg posted the video on his Facebook account on Sunday night showing NASA's use of...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 06:20 AM CST

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Technique

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Technique

Britain's fertility regulator has approved a scientist's application to edit the human genetic code using a new technique that some fear crosses too many ethical boundaries. In a statement Monday, the Human...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 09:28 PM CST

Facebook, Instagram Ban 'Peer-to-Peer' Gun Sales

Facebook, Instagram Ban 'Peer-to-Peer' Gun Sales

Facebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, announcing Friday a new policy barring private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.The new policy applies...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 02:55 PM CST

Apple Recalls AC Adapters Over Potential Shock Hazard

Apple Recalls AC Adapters Over Potential Shock Hazard

Apple issued a voluntary recall this week of certain AC wall plug adapters because they may break and cause electrical shock when touched. In a statement posted on their site, Apple said it's recalling AC wall...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 05:18 PM CST

Zuckerberg Surpasses Kochs on Bloomberg Billionaire List

Zuckerberg Surpasses Kochs on Bloomberg Billionaire List

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has passed billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch to become the sixth richest person on the planet, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. No, the social media...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 05:01 AM CST

Samsung Warns of Tough 2016 After 4Q Profit Sinks

Samsung Warns of Tough 2016 After 4Q Profit Sinks

Samsung Electronics reported Thursday a bigger-than-expected decline in fourth quarter earnings as its mainstay smartphone and semiconductor businesses suffered from weakening global demand for consumer...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 07:14 PM CST

Facebook to Expand 'Like' Button 'Pretty Soon'

Facebook to Expand 'Like' Button 'Pretty Soon'

It won't be long before Facebook's 1.6 billion users have more ways to quickly express their feelings on the world's largest social network. After four months of testing outside the U.S., Facebook CEO...

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