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Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 12:09 PM CDT

Pope Calls Space, Takes Small Step for Vatican-Russian Ties

Pope Calls Space, Takes Small Step for Vatican-Russian Ties<br />

Pope Francis took a small step toward improved Vatican-Russian relations Thursday when he chatted with Russian cosmonauts and praised their understanding of love during a telephone call with the International...

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 07:07 AM CDT

Twitter Toughens Abuse Rules — and Now Has to Enforce Them

Twitter Toughens Abuse Rules — and Now Has to Enforce Them

Twitter is enacting new policies around hate, abuse and advertisements, but having rules is only half the battle — the easy half. The bigger problem is enforcement, and there the company has had some high-prof...

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 at 11:13 AM CDT

Not at Home? Amazon Wants to Come in and Drop Off Packages

Not at Home? Amazon Wants to Come in and Drop Off Packages

Would you let a stranger in your house to drop off a package? Amazon hopes so. The online retailer said Wednesday that it will launch a service next month called Amazon Key that would allow delivery people...

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 03:17 PM CDT

Twitter to Start Labeling Political Ads

Twitter to Start Labeling Political Ads

As political pressure mounts on social media companies to say where ads are coming from, Twitter will reveal more information about political advertising on its platform. Twitter said in a blog post on...

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 05:02 PM CDT

Amazon Says It Received 238 Proposals for 2nd Headquarters

Amazon Says It Received 238 Proposals for 2nd Headquarters

Amazon will be sorting through 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico that are hoping to land the company's second headquarters and the investment it'll bring. The online...

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 07:14 AM CDT

Google Parent Turns on Internet Balloons in Puerto Rico

Google Parent Turns on Internet Balloons in Puerto Rico

Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 12:34 PM CDT

New Immersive Experience Lets Users Explore Mars Using VR

New Immersive Experience Lets Users Explore Mars Using VR

Now everyone can get a taste of what scientists see on the red planet. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory collaborated with Google to produce Access Mars, a free immersive experience that be accessed with a...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:24 AM CDT

How to Prevent Being Spied on in Vacation Rental Homes

How to Prevent Being Spied on in Vacation Rental Homes

For people on vacation, being watched on hidden cameras in your room should be the furthest thing on their mind, but police are warning people to be on the lookout after an alarming case last month was revealed,...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 03:25 PM CDT

Google Parent Leads $1B Lyft Investment, Deepening Uber Rift

Google Parent Leads $1B Lyft Investment, Deepening Uber Rift

Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber. Alphabet Inc., which gets most of its money from Google's digital ad...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:16 PM CDT

Google's Pixel 2 Phone Goes on Sale Thursday

Google's Pixel 2 Phone Goes on Sale Thursday

Google's new Pixel 2 phone sets itself apart with promises to bake in Google's powerful artificial-intelligence technology for quick and easy access to useful, even essential information. But much of the neat...

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