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Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 05:53 PM CDT

Uber, Lyft Threaten to Leave Chicago Over Proposed Rules

Uber, Lyft Threaten to Leave Chicago Over Proposed Rules

Uber and Lyft are threatening to leave Chicago if a rideshare ordinance that was unanimously approved Friday by a joint City Council committee passes the full council next week.

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 04:44 PM CDT

Hacker Floods ISIS Twitter Accounts With LGBT Messages

Hacker Floods ISIS Twitter Accounts With LGBT Messages

A hacker associated with Anonymous has gained control of what had been pro-ISIS Twitter accounts, according to NBC News. The hacker, who goes by the name WauchulaGhost, took control of the accounts and flooded...

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 10:40 AM CDT

Spider-Man, Batman Coming to PlayStation

Spider-Man, Batman Coming to PlayStation

The Dark Knight and Spidey are among the heroes swinging onto the PlayStation. Sony announced at its Monday presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that a virtual reality rendition of Rocksteady...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 12:59 PM CDT

Apple CEO Tears Up Over 'Unconscionable' Shooting

Apple CEO Tears Up Over 'Unconscionable' Shooting

Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed the massacre in Orlando and asked for a moment of silence Monday at the tech giant's annual developer's conference. Cook spoke to the crowd Monday at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium...

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 07:03 AM CDT

Pa. Reconsiders Record $11.4M Uber Fine

Pa. Reconsiders Record $11.4M Uber Fine

Pennsylvania utility regulators voted Thursday to reconsider the record-setting $11.4 million fine they imposed on ride-hailing company Uber. The Public Utility Commission fined San Francisco-based Uber...

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 04:05 AM CDT

Tesla to Release Lower-Priced Versions of Model S Car

Tesla to Release Lower-Priced Versions of Model S Car

Tesla said Thursday that it has started selling a cheaper version of its Model S car in an attempt to make its electric vehicles more affordable for more people. The new version, called the Model S 60,...

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 04:17 PM CDT

New Elements Named After Japan, Moscow, Tennessee

New Elements Named After Japan, Moscow, Tennessee

Four new names are going to be added to the periodic table of elements, according to NBC News. Three of the new elements will honor Moscow, Japan and Tennessee. The fourth is named for Russian physicist...

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 12:48 PM CDT

'Call of Duty' Fan Convention is Returning

'Call of Duty' Fan Convention is Returning

After a five-year hiatus, the video game publisher is organizing a second edition of the fan-focused convention to celebrate the popular military shooter franchise.

Monday, Jun 6, 2016 at 10:42 AM CDT

Facebook Founder's Social Accounts Hacked

Facebook Founder's Social Accounts Hacked

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg briefly found some of his social accounts hijacked. Screenshots preserved by the technology website Engadget appeared to show someone using the little-used Twitter account to say...

Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 at 06:32 PM CDT

Apple Reporting Outages for Some of Its Services

Apple Reporting Outages for Some of Its Services

Some of Apple's core services came back online Thursday evening after an outage that affected the App store and some functions of iCloud, CNBC reported. Starting between 3 and 4 p.m.

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