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Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 01:55 PM CDT

Theranos CEO 'Devastated' About Blood Test Issues

Theranos CEO 'Devastated' About Blood Test Issues

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of blood-testing company Theranos, said she was "devastated" after an inspection found "critical violations" at her California lab, raising questions about an accuracy of...

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 03:45 PM CDT

Supreme Court Backs Google's Online Library

Supreme Court Backs Google's Online Library

The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google's online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work. The justices let stand lower...

Sunday, Apr 17, 2016 at 06:45 AM CDT

Canadian PM Explains Quantum Computing in Viral Video

Canadian PM Explains Quantum Computing in Viral Video

The internet was abuzz with praise for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday after clips showing him schooling a reporter on quantum computing went viral. During a press briefing at the Perimeter...

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 03:33 AM CDT

Microsoft Sues US Over Secret Demands for Customer Data

Microsoft Sues US Over Secret Demands for Customer Data

Microsoft is suing the government over a federal law that lets authorities examine its users' email or online files without their knowledge.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 06:32 PM CDT

Uber Gave Gov. Agencies Data on Over 12M Users

Uber Gave Gov. Agencies Data on Over 12M Users

Uber released its first transparency report detailing the information requested by not only United States law enforcement agencies, but also by regulators, Reuters reports. The ride-sharing company said in the...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 03:43 PM CDT

Obama Touts US Ingenuity at WH Science Fair

Obama Touts US Ingenuity at WH Science Fair

They came with eco-glue and Lego launchers. Their tag board displays were filled with charts, graphs and research on pollution. There were no little kids with plaster volcanoes in this crowd.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 03:54 PM CDT

Trump Spokeswoman Takes Swing at Zuckerberg

Trump Spokeswoman Takes Swing at Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is drawing criticism from one of Donald Trump’s spokeswomen after he made a subtle reference to her candidate’s positions, NBC News reports. "Self-righteousness isn't very...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 04:01 PM CDT

Brain Implant Helps Man Regains Use of Paralyzed Hand

Brain Implant Helps Man Regains Use of Paralyzed Hand

A paralyzed 24-year-old man has regained some use of his right hand, controlling it with signals relayed from electronic sensors in his brain. Ian Burkhart of Dublin, Ohio, can grasp a bottle, pour its contents...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 10:35 AM CDT

NY to Combat Distracted Drivers With 'Textalyzer'

NY to Combat Distracted Drivers With 'Textalyzer'

Police in New York may soon be equipped with a "Textalyzer," a device that will determine if a driver involved in a crash was texting while driving, CNBC reported. New York Senator Terrence Murphy and Assembly...

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 02:51 PM CDT

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture

Facebook announced Tuesday it will let developers build chatbots – interactive, responsive messaging programs – to communicate directly with people, CNBC reports. The announcement came at its annual F8...

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