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Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 04:41 PM CDT

Amazon Plans to Release at Least 8 New Alexa-Powered Devices

Amazon Plans to Release at Least 8 New Alexa-Powered Devices

Amazon is doubling down on its Alexa-powered devices, with plans to release at least 8 new voice-controlled hardware devices before the end of the year, CNBC has learned. The devices include, among others, a...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 06:29 PM CDT

Elon Musk Sued by Thai Cave Rescue Diver He Called a 'Pedo'

Elon Musk Sued by Thai Cave Rescue Diver He Called a 'Pedo'

A British diver who helped rescue youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand is suing Elon Musk, alleging that the Tesla CEO falsely accused him of being a pedophile. Diver Vernon Unsworth, who lives...

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 12:33 PM CDT

Hackers Fight Wildlife Trafficking at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Hackers Fight Wildlife Trafficking at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Some of the brightest minds in technology and research are gathering at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, California, to try to solve the world-wide problem of wildlife trafficking. Programmers,...

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 12:33 AM CDT

California to Launch Climate Satellite: Gov. Brown

California to Launch Climate Satellite: Gov. Brown

California Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that the state plans to launch its "own damn satellite" into orbit to battle climate change. The man the late Chicago columnist Mike Royko famously dubbed "Gov. Moonbeam"...

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 09:10 AM CDT

SpaceX Books the First Tourist to the Moon

SpaceX Books the First Tourist to the Moon

The moon may soon get its first tourist — and first human visitor in more than four decades. SpaceX announced Thursday that it's booked the world's first private passenger to the moon. Elon Musk's space...

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 05:57 AM CDT

Reddit Bans Qanon Subreddits After Series of Violent Threats

Reddit Bans Qanon Subreddits After Series of Violent Threats

Reddit banned one of its largest communities dedicated to discussion of the Qanon fringe conspiracy theory on Wednesday, citing the subreddit's repeated violations of the network's content policy. The...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 11:48 PM CDT

Got $1,100? Apple Shows Off Its Most Expensive iPhone Yet

Got $1,100? Apple Shows Off Its Most Expensive iPhone Yet

Apple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales. Most of the buzz is...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 01:44 AM CDT

Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected at Apple Event Wednesday

Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected at Apple Event Wednesday

Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday as part of a lineup of three new models aimed at widening the product's appeal amid slowing sales growth. Most of the buzz is...

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 08:51 PM CDT

Effort to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Launches From SF

Effort to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Launches From SF

Engineers set to sea Saturday to deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world's largest garbage patch in the heart of...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 07:20 PM CDT

As Google Turns 20, Questions Over Whether It's Too Powerful

As Google Turns 20, Questions Over Whether It's Too Powerful

Twenty years after Larry Page and Sergey Brin set out to organize all of the internet's information, the search engine they named Google has morphed into a dominating force in smartphones, online video,...

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