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  • DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:43:53 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:49:58 GMT
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

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    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

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  • Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:33:47 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:49:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.More >>
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.More >>
  • Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

    Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:24:11 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:49:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square.  An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no p...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no p...
    Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.More >>
    Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.More >>
  • Social media helps fuel teacher activism across the country

    Social media helps fuel teacher activism across the country

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:21:56 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:49:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teacher Jennifer Galluzzo casts her ballot outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks o...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teacher Jennifer Galluzzo casts her ballot outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks o...

    The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories: teachers, tired of low wages and a dearth of state funding, begin talking to each other online.

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    The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories: teachers, tired of low wages and a dearth of state funding, begin talking to each other online.

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  • Apple unveils iPhone-disassembling robot in time for Earth Day

    Apple unveils iPhone-disassembling robot in time for Earth Day

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-04-22 06:54:58 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-04-22 07:03:39 GMT
    To mark Earth Day 2018, Apple has unveiled “Daisy,” a robot that takes apart iPhones. (Source: Apple Inc./CNN)To mark Earth Day 2018, Apple has unveiled “Daisy,” a robot that takes apart iPhones. (Source: Apple Inc./CNN)
    To mark Earth Day 2018, Apple has unveiled “Daisy,” a robot that takes apart iPhones. (Source: Apple Inc./CNN)To mark Earth Day 2018, Apple has unveiled “Daisy,” a robot that takes apart iPhones. (Source: Apple Inc./CNN)

    To mark Earth Day 2018, Apple has unveiled “Daisy,” a robot that takes apart iPhones.

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    To mark Earth Day 2018, Apple has unveiled “Daisy,” a robot that takes apart iPhones.

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  • Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

    Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:33:52 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:45:34 GMT
    (CSIRO via AP). This December 2016 photo provided by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, a dead shearwater bird rests on a table next to a plastic straw and pieces of a red balloon found inside of it on North Stradbroke Is...(CSIRO via AP). This December 2016 photo provided by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, a dead shearwater bird rests on a table next to a plastic straw and pieces of a red balloon found inside of it on North Stradbroke Is...
    Cities and even countries now such as Great Britain are looking at banning straws because plastic pollution is a huge global problem.More >>
    Cities and even countries now such as Great Britain are looking at banning straws because plastic pollution is a huge global problem.More >>
  • Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

    Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:23:15 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:56:53 GMT
    (ASRM via AP). This undated microscope image provided by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in January 2018 shows a trophectoderm biopsy, in which cells from the outer layer of an embryo that develop into the placenta and amniotic membranes...(ASRM via AP). This undated microscope image provided by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in January 2018 shows a trophectoderm biopsy, in which cells from the outer layer of an embryo that develop into the placenta and amniotic membranes...

    A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of embryos, after examining DNA information on each.

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    A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of embryos, after examining DNA information on each.

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  • Legendary scientist at lab that developed atomic bomb dies

    Legendary scientist at lab that developed atomic bomb dies

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:23:46 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:46:47 GMT
    (Los Alamos National Laboratory ). This undated photo provided by the Los Alamos National Laboratory shows Nerses "Krik" Krikorian. Krikorian, who escaped the Armenian genocide as a boy and later became a legend in the once-secret New Mexico city where...(Los Alamos National Laboratory ). This undated photo provided by the Los Alamos National Laboratory shows Nerses "Krik" Krikorian. Krikorian, who escaped the Armenian genocide as a boy and later became a legend in the once-secret New Mexico city where...
    Scientist Nerses "Krik" Krikorian, who became a legend in the once-secret New Mexico city where the atomic bomb was developed, has died.More >>
    Scientist Nerses "Krik" Krikorian, who became a legend in the once-secret New Mexico city where the atomic bomb was developed, has died.More >>
  • NASA's Tess spacecraft embarks on quest to find new planets

    NASA's Tess spacecraft embarks on quest to find new planets

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:35:20 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:24:41 GMT
    (SpaceX via AP). This photo released by SpaceX on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 shows a Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. Once in orbit, TESS will peer at hundreds of thousands...(SpaceX via AP). This photo released by SpaceX on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 shows a Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. Once in orbit, TESS will peer at hundreds of thousands...
    NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft is back on the pad for another shot at launch.More >>
    NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft is back on the pad for another shot at launch.More >>
  • Scientists build robot that assembles Ikea chair

    Scientists build robot that assembles Ikea chair

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:38:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:12:21 GMT
    The robot uses 3D camera technology and algorithms can assemble a chair in less than 9 minutes. (Source: NTU Singapore)The robot uses 3D camera technology and algorithms can assemble a chair in less than 9 minutes. (Source: NTU Singapore)

    The robot uses 3D camera technology and can assemble a chair in less than 9 minutes.

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    The robot uses 3D camera technology and can assemble a chair in less than 9 minutes.

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  • The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

    The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:04:48 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:55:45 GMT
    (SpaceX via AP). This photo released by SpaceX on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 shows a Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. Once in orbit, TESS will peer at hundreds of thousands...(SpaceX via AP). This photo released by SpaceX on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 shows a Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. Once in orbit, TESS will peer at hundreds of thousands...
    NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft rockets away.More >>
    NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft rockets away.More >>
  • Trump NASA chief choice rescued in last-minute vote switch

    Trump NASA chief choice rescued in last-minute vote switch

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:45:15 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:46:47 GMT
    After failure to launch, a Republican senator switched his vote to save President Donald Trump's NASA nominee. (Source: CNN/Senate Floor)After failure to launch, a Republican senator switched his vote to save President Donald Trump's NASA nominee. (Source: CNN/Senate Floor)

    President Trump's nomination of Oklahoma congressman James Bridenstine to run NASA was rescued at the last minute after failing initially.

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    President Trump's nomination of Oklahoma congressman James Bridenstine to run NASA was rescued at the last minute after failing initially.

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  • Waze causing LA traffic headaches, city council member says

    Waze causing LA traffic headaches, city council member says

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:51:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:46:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, file). FILE--In this file photo taken March 27, 2017, the Waze application is displayed on a smartphone in San Francisco. A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, file). FILE--In this file photo taken March 27, 2017, the Waze application is displayed on a smartphone in San Francisco. A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the...
    A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the navigation app is recklessly guiding motorists off thoroughfares and into residential neighborhoods in...More >>
    A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the navigation app is recklessly guiding motorists off thoroughfares and into residential neighborhoods in search of shorter or quicker routes.More >>
  • Snake slithers across sniper's rifle in National Guard photo

    Snake slithers across sniper's rifle in National Guard photo

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:29:57 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:29:57 GMT

    The photo, shared on the Alabama National Guard's Facebook page, shows sniper Pfc. William Snyder practicing woodland stalking in a camouflage ghillie suit. A southern black racer snake was captured in the shot, climbing over Snyder's weapon.

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    The photo, shared on the Alabama National Guard's Facebook page, shows sniper Pfc. William Snyder practicing woodland stalking in a camouflage ghillie suit. A southern black racer snake was captured in the shot, climbing over Snyder's weapon.

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  • Launch delay for NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft

    Launch delay for NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:49:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:04:48 GMT
    (SpaceX via AP). In this image released by SpaceX, NASA' s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) sits atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at Space Launch Complex 40, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA’s newest planet-hunting spacecra...(SpaceX via AP). In this image released by SpaceX, NASA' s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) sits atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at Space Launch Complex 40, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA’s newest planet-hunting spacecra...
    NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft is poised for an early evening launch.More >>
    NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft is poised for an early evening launch.More >>
  • TaskRabbit offline after security breach

    TaskRabbit offline after security breach

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:41:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:35:21 GMT
    TaskRabbit says it's investigating a cybersecurity incident that has caused it to shut down its online on-demand services platform.More >>
    TaskRabbit says it's investigating a cybersecurity incident that has caused it to shut down its online on-demand services platform.More >>
  • Mayor says SpaceX to build new rocket in Port of Los Angeles

    Mayor says SpaceX to build new rocket in Port of Los Angeles

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:00:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:46:13 GMT
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says SpaceX will build a big, new rocket in the city's port.More >>
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says SpaceX will build a big, new rocket in the city's port.More >>
  • Egypt's mufti issues fatwa against buying Facebook 'likes'

    Egypt's mufti issues fatwa against buying Facebook 'likes'

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:50:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-04-18 07:03:15 GMT
    Egypt's top mufti issues fatwa, says buying Facebook 'likes' is prohibited under Islam because it's fraud, deception.More >>
    Egypt's top mufti issues fatwa, says buying Facebook 'likes' is prohibited under Islam because it's fraud, deception.More >>
  • Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security

    Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:40:43 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:16:34 GMT
    Microsoft is turning to a former rival, Linux, to improve the security of computing devices.More >>
    Microsoft is turning to a former rival, Linux, to improve the security of computing devices.More >>
  • NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map

    NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map

    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-04-15 18:48:05 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:25:49 GMT
    (NASA via AP). This image made available by NASA shows an illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Scheduled for an April 2018 launch, the spacecraft will prowl for planets around the closest, brightest stars. These newfound wo...(NASA via AP). This image made available by NASA shows an illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Scheduled for an April 2018 launch, the spacecraft will prowl for planets around the closest, brightest stars. These newfound wo...
    NASA's newest spacecraft is about to embark on a two-year quest to find and identify mystery worlds thought to be lurking in our cosmic backyard.More >>
    NASA's newest spacecraft is about to embark on a two-year quest to find and identify mystery worlds thought to be lurking in our cosmic backyard.More >>
  • Twitter is back up after brief outage

    Twitter is back up after brief outage

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:20:13 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:07:03 GMT

    Twitter was down for about 35 minutes worldwide.

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    Twitter was down for about 35 minutes worldwide.

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  • How Facebook ads target you

    How Facebook ads target you

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-04-13 16:55:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:55:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook made $40 billion in advertising revenue last year, second only to Google when...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook made $40 billion in advertising revenue last year, second only to Google when...

    Facebook's business depends almost entirely on selling ads targeted at people with particular interests and demographics.

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    Facebook's business depends almost entirely on selling ads targeted at people with particular interests and demographics.

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  • Business cited for military flags in Jacksonville; city backs down amid online uproar

    Business cited for military flags in Jacksonville; city backs down amid online uproar

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:23:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:23:19 GMT

    Jaguar Power Sports employees said they got a written warning from the city of Jacksonville, FL, for flying military flags, and the city worker insulted a veteran on her way out.

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    Jaguar Power Sports employees said they got a written warning from the city of Jacksonville, FL, for flying military flags, and the city worker insulted a veteran on her way out.

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  • NASA satellite to search for habitable planets

    NASA satellite to search for habitable planets

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:00:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:00:46 GMT
    NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), shown here in a conceptual illustration, will identify exoplanets orbiting the brightest stars just outside our solar system. (Source: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center)NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), shown here in a conceptual illustration, will identify exoplanets orbiting the brightest stars just outside our solar system. (Source: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center)

    Ultimately, the satellite will help pave the way toward discovering whether life exists – or could exist – on other planets.

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    Ultimately, the satellite will help pave the way toward discovering whether life exists – or could exist – on other planets.

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  • Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty, will testify against others

    Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty, will testify against others

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-04-13 06:36:15 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:05:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, file). FILE -- In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer appears before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent subcommittee on Investigations looking into Backpage.com. Ferrer will serv...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, file). FILE -- In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer appears before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent subcommittee on Investigations looking into Backpage.com. Ferrer will serv...
    The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to charges including conspiracy and money laundering, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at the website that authorities have dubbed a...More >>
    The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to charges including conspiracy and money laundering, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at the website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide "online brothel.".More >>
  • Europe plans remote update to keep aging Mars probe stable

    Europe plans remote update to keep aging Mars probe stable

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-04-11 13:17:21 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:44:02 GMT
    ( ESA/DLR via AP). FILE - This 2006 file photo released by the European Space Agency, ESA, shows a photo shot by European space ship 'Mars Express' of a gigantic glacial valley on planet Mars. The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the soft...( ESA/DLR via AP). FILE - This 2006 file photo released by the European Space Agency, ESA, shows a photo shot by European space ship 'Mars Express' of a gigantic glacial valley on planet Mars. The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the soft...
    The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the software on its Mars Express probe to ensure the aging spacecraft remains stable.More >>
    The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the software on its Mars Express probe to ensure the aging spacecraft remains stable.More >>
  • New way of defining Alzheimer's aims to find disease sooner

    New way of defining Alzheimer's aims to find disease sooner

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:50 AM EDT2018-04-10 05:50:12 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:21:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 19, 2015, file photo, R. Scott Turner, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorder Center at Georgetown University Hospital, points to PET scan results that are part of a study on Alzheimer'...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 19, 2015, file photo, R. Scott Turner, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorder Center at Georgetown University Hospital, points to PET scan results that are part of a study on Alzheimer'...

    Scientists propose new way to define Alzheimer's disease using biological signs, such as brain changes, not just memory loss and other symptoms.

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    Scientists propose new way to define Alzheimer's disease using biological signs, such as brain changes, not just memory loss and other symptoms.

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  • Memo warning Apple employees about leaking gets leaked to the media

    Memo warning Apple employees about leaking gets leaked to the media

    Saturday, April 14 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-04-15 01:15:35 GMT
    Saturday, April 14 2018 9:18 PM EDT2018-04-15 01:18:41 GMT
    A reporter from Bloomberg got a copy of the memo which was posted to an internal Apple message board. (Source: KGO/CNN)A reporter from Bloomberg got a copy of the memo which was posted to an internal Apple message board. (Source: KGO/CNN)

    An Apple memo says the company caught 29 people leaking information, 12 of whom were arrested.

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    An Apple memo says the company caught 29 people leaking information, 12 of whom were arrested.

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  • Zuckerberg: Regulation 'inevitable' for social media firms

    Zuckerberg: Regulation 'inevitable' for social media firms

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:24:39 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-04-13 19:38:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election...

    House lawmakers aggressively questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on user data, privacy settings and whether the company is biased against conservatives.

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    House lawmakers aggressively questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on user data, privacy settings and whether the company is biased against conservatives.

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  • Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast

    Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:44:56 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-04-13 18:33:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg smiles as he departs after testifying before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters i...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg smiles as he departs after testifying before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters i...

    Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast.

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    Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast.

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  • 'Um... no': Zuckerberg protects his own privacy in testimony

    'Um... no': Zuckerberg protects his own privacy in testimony

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-04-10 21:52:16 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 6:29 AM EDT2018-04-13 10:29:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., questions Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as he testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook ...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., questions Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as he testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook ...
    'Um... no': Zuckerberg protects his own privacy in testimony.More >>
    'Um... no': Zuckerberg protects his own privacy in testimony.More >>
  • Facebook sends privacy alerts to affected users

    Facebook sends privacy alerts to affected users

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-04-10 16:31:58 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-04-13 08:26:14 GMT
    (Facebook via AP). This image made from an iPhone shows a notification on the Facebook app on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Atlanta. Facebook said it would begin notifying users Monday if their data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.(Facebook via AP). This image made from an iPhone shows a notification on the Facebook app on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Atlanta. Facebook said it would begin notifying users Monday if their data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
    Facebook has begun alerting some users that their data was swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.More >>
    Facebook has begun alerting some users that their data was swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.More >>
  • The Latest: Reddit says it banned 944 suspicious accounts

    The Latest: Reddit says it banned 944 suspicious accounts

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-04-10 06:30:24 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:49:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data ac...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data ac...
    Is Facebook really changing? Or just making small adjustments to its data-collection practices?.More >>
    Is Facebook really changing? Or just making small adjustments to its data-collection practices?.More >>
  • Is Facebook really changing? Or just trimming its data haul?

    Is Facebook really changing? Or just trimming its data haul?

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-04-10 06:30:15 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-04-12 19:31:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data ac...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data ac...

    It's not clear how much Facebook can shift from using data to sell ads without undermining its profitability.

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    It's not clear how much Facebook can shift from using data to sell ads without undermining its profitability.

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  • Trump tweets about conspiracies he sees behind challenges

    Trump tweets about conspiracies he sees behind challenges

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:26:10 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-04-12 16:39:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
    Trump points to conspiracies in the challenges facing his administration.More >>
    Trump points to conspiracies in the challenges facing his administration.More >>
  • Fart-filled study reveals how to overcome embarrassment

    Fart-filled study reveals how to overcome embarrassment

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-04-12 10:31:31 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-04-12 10:31:31 GMT
    (Source: Ben Dalton/Flickr)(Source: Ben Dalton/Flickr)

    When you do something embarrassing, thinking about how you would react if you saw someone else in the same situation might reduce your shame, researchers say.

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    When you do something embarrassing, thinking about how you would react if you saw someone else in the same situation might reduce your shame, researchers say.

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  • Zuckerberg says regulation inevitable. Is Congress up to it?

    Zuckerberg says regulation inevitable. Is Congress up to it?

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:25:09 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:35:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 20...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 20...
    Apologizing for Facebook failures in light of harvesting of users' private data, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says social media giant is "working with" special counsel Robert Mueller in federal probe of Russian election...More >>
    Apologizing for Facebook failures in light of harvesting of users' private data, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says social media giant is "working with" special counsel Robert Mueller in federal probe of Russian election interference.More >>
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finishes 2nd day of congressional testimony

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finishes 2nd day of congressional testimony

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-04-11 03:49:11 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:02:36 GMT
    After a tough day before the Senate Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up his two-day trip to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with testimony before a House committee. (Source: CNN/Pool/Senate TV)After a tough day before the Senate Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up his two-day trip to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with testimony before a House committee. (Source: CNN/Pool/Senate TV)

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up his two-day trip to Capitol Hill with testimony before a House committee Wednesday.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up his two-day trip to Capitol Hill with testimony before a House committee Wednesday.

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  • Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit to Congress testimony

    Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit to Congress testimony

    Monday, April 9 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-09 23:00:56 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-04-12 00:00:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, center, leaves a meeting with Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesday before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Com...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, center, leaves a meeting with Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesday before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Com...
    Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit.More >>
    Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit.More >>
  • German spy chief says wouldn't trust Facebook with his data

    German spy chief says wouldn't trust Facebook with his data

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-04-11 10:54:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:37:27 GMT
    Germany's domestic intelligence chief says he wouldn't trust Facebook with his data.More >>
    Germany's domestic intelligence chief says he wouldn't trust Facebook with his data.More >>
  • Apple co-founder closing Facebook account in privacy crisis

    Apple co-founder closing Facebook account in privacy crisis

    Monday, April 9 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-04-09 10:38:54 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:11:03 GMT
    In this July 3, 2017, file photo, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak gestures as he attends a conference titled 'The Innovation Summit' in Milan, Italy. Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)In this July 3, 2017, file photo, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak gestures as he attends a conference titled 'The Innovation Summit' in Milan, Italy. Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history.

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    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history.

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  • Was your Facebook data compromised? Here's how to find out

    Was your Facebook data compromised? Here's how to find out

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-04-11 15:44:18 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-04-11 15:44:18 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    In addition to notifications sent out to billions of Facebook users this week, the social website posted a topic in its Help Center titled, "How can I tell if my info was shared with Cambridge Analytica?"

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    In addition to notifications sent out to billions of Facebook users this week, the social website posted a topic in its Help Center titled, "How can I tell if my info was shared with Cambridge Analytica?"

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  • Facebook puts ads on pages illegally selling animal parts

    Facebook puts ads on pages illegally selling animal parts

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:10:43 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-04-11 10:57:52 GMT
    (AP Photo). This screen grab from a Facebook group and photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, shows what appears to be a bucket of tiger teeth offered for sale on a Facebook page. In a complaint filed with the Securitie...(AP Photo). This screen grab from a Facebook group and photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, shows what appears to be a bucket of tiger teeth offered for sale on a Facebook page. In a complaint filed with the Securitie...
    Facebook is being accused of violating its responsibilities as a publicly traded company by failing to stop illicit traders using its service for illegal activity.More >>
    Facebook is being accused of violating its responsibilities as a publicly traded company by failing to stop illicit traders using its service for illegal activity.More >>
  • Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

    Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

    Thursday, April 5 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-04-05 11:26:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-04-11 07:09:11 GMT
    (DLR via AP). The undated photo provided by the German aerospace center (DLR) shows engineer Paul Zabel with fresh salad he harvested in the EDEN-ISS greenhouse at the Neumeyer-Station III on Antarctica. The project without soil but with a closed water...(DLR via AP). The undated photo provided by the German aerospace center (DLR) shows engineer Paul Zabel with fresh salad he harvested in the EDEN-ISS greenhouse at the Neumeyer-Station III on Antarctica. The project without soil but with a closed water...
    Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.More >>
    Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.More >>
  • Hardly 'friends': Zuckerberg fends off senators on privacy

    Hardly 'friends': Zuckerberg fends off senators on privacy

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:21:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:58:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, to meet with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesd...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, to meet with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesd...

    After privately assuring senators that his company will do better, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public.

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    After privately assuring senators that his company will do better, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public.

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  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-04-10 15:56:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-04-11 01:29:21 GMT

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of a Senate committee at 2 p.m. Tuesday to answer questions on how the data 87 million users was compromised. Here's what you need to know.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of a Senate committee at 2 p.m. Tuesday to answer questions on how the data 87 million users was compromised. Here's what you need to know.

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  • Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

    Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:29:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-04-10 16:28:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris.  Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris. Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it...

    Starting Monday, the 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds.

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    Starting Monday, the 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds.

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  • Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit for Congress testimony

    Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit for Congress testimony

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-04-10 05:40:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-04-10 14:51:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, center, leaves a meeting with Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesday before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Com...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, center, leaves a meeting with Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesday before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Com...
    Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit.More >>
    Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit.More >>
  • Zuckerberg prepares another apology _ this time to Congress

    Zuckerberg prepares another apology _ this time to Congress

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-09 14:58:55 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-04-10 14:43:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators during a round-table discussion at Cortex Innovation Community technology hub in St. Louis. Congres...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators during a round-table discussion at Cortex Innovation Community technology hub in St. Louis. Congres...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting privately with lawmakers on Monday ahead of his first time testifying on Capitol Hill.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting privately with lawmakers on Monday ahead of his first time testifying on Capitol Hill.More >>
  • Body parts from threatened wildlife widely sold on Facebook

    Body parts from threatened wildlife widely sold on Facebook

    Monday, April 9 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-04-10 00:00:03 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 5:30 AM EDT2018-04-10 09:30:34 GMT
    (AP Photo). This screen grab from a Facebook group and photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, shows what appears to be a bucket of tiger teeth offered for sale on a Facebook page. In a complaint filed with the Securitie...(AP Photo). This screen grab from a Facebook group and photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, shows what appears to be a bucket of tiger teeth offered for sale on a Facebook page. In a complaint filed with the Securitie...
    Facebook is displaying advertisements on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals.More >>
    Facebook is displaying advertisements on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals.More >>
  • Child advocates ask FTC to investigate YouTube

    Child advocates ask FTC to investigate YouTube

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:28:43 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 4:12 AM EDT2018-04-10 08:12:11 GMT
    (Source: YouTube/CNN)(Source: YouTube/CNN)

    A coalition of child advocates and consumer groups is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google's YouTube service for improperly collecting kids' data and targeting ads to them.

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    A coalition of child advocates and consumer groups is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google's YouTube service for improperly collecting kids' data and targeting ads to them.

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  • The Latest: Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear suit in Congress

    The Latest: Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear suit in Congress

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-04-09 14:19:04 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-04-10 05:57:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris.  Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris. Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is establishing an independent election research commission that will look into the effects of social media on elections and democracy.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is establishing an independent election research commission that will look into the effects of social media on elections and democracy.More >>
  • Did Cambridge Analytica get your data? You'll know soon

    Did Cambridge Analytica get your data? You'll know soon

    Friday, April 6 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-04-06 17:47:27 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-04-10 00:44:59 GMT
    Did Cambridge Analytica get your data? Facebook will let you know starting Monday.More >>
    Did Cambridge Analytica get your data? Facebook will let you know starting Monday.More >>
  • Facebook suspends Canadian firm amid data mining scandal

    Facebook suspends Canadian firm amid data mining scandal

    Saturday, April 7 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-04-07 21:28:01 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-04-09 23:24:30 GMT
    Facebook says it has suspended a Canadian political consulting firm amid media reports it had ties to Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining firm accused of obtaining data from 87 million Facebook users to sway...More >>
    Facebook says it has suspended a Canadian political consulting firm amid media reports it had ties to Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining firm accused of obtaining data from 87 million Facebook users to sway elections.More >>
  • Virgin Galactic conducts 1st powered flight of new spaceship

    Virgin Galactic conducts 1st powered flight of new spaceship

    Thursday, April 5 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-05 18:36:23 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-04-09 19:05:01 GMT
    Virgin Galactic has conducted the first powered test flight of its new space tourism rocket.More >>
    Virgin Galactic has conducted the first powered test flight of its new space tourism rocket.More >>
  • Faceblock: A call to boycott Facebook on Wednesday

    Faceblock: A call to boycott Facebook on Wednesday

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-04-09 16:47:41 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-04-09 17:18:37 GMT

    The Faceblock folks are going full social media on the Facebook CEO. They’ve put together ready-made messages and graphics to litter all the platforms.

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    The Faceblock folks are going full social media on the Facebook CEO. They’ve put together ready-made messages and graphics to litter all the platforms.

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  • Russian authorities asks court to block messaging app

    Russian authorities asks court to block messaging app

    Friday, April 6 2018 4:16 AM EDT2018-04-06 08:16:49 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-04-09 15:53:52 GMT
    Russia's communications watchdog it has asked the court to block access to a popular messaging app.More >>
    Russia's communications watchdog it has asked the court to block access to a popular messaging app.More >>
  • The Latest: Facebook admits to secretly deleting CEO's texts

    The Latest: Facebook admits to secretly deleting CEO's texts

    Friday, April 6 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-04-06 14:00:06 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-04-09 13:24:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators during a round-table discussion at Cortex Innovation Community technology hub in St. Louis. Facebook...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators during a round-table discussion at Cortex Innovation Community technology hub in St. Louis. Facebook...

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says the company is conducting audit of Cambridge Analytica's data use.

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    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says the company is conducting audit of Cambridge Analytica's data use.

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  • Ex-Cambridge Analytica employee to cooperate with DOJ probe

    Ex-Cambridge Analytica employee to cooperate with DOJ probe

    Sunday, April 8 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-08 17:28:32 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-04-09 12:22:22 GMT
    The computer expert who alleges a trove of Facebook data was improperly used to help President Donald Trump's campaign in the 2016 election says he will cooperate with a Justice Department investigation.More >>
    The computer expert who alleges a trove of Facebook data was improperly used to help President Donald Trump's campaign in the 2016 election says he will cooperate with a Justice Department investigation.More >>
  • Facebook to send Cambridge Analytica data-use notices Monday

    Facebook to send Cambridge Analytica data-use notices Monday

    Sunday, April 8 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-04-08 21:28:59 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:30:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris.  Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris. Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it...
    Facebook will start notifying users Monday if their data might have ended up with Cambridge Analytica.More >>
    Facebook will start notifying users Monday if their data might have ended up with Cambridge Analytica.More >>
  • Police plan lengthy investigation of YouTube shooter's past

    Police plan lengthy investigation of YouTube shooter's past

    Thursday, April 5 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-04-05 06:36:16 GMT
    Sunday, April 8 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-04-08 14:43:17 GMT
    (Charlie Neuman/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP). This Aug. 12, 2009, photo shows Nasim Aghdam, right, as she joins members of People for the Ethical for Animals, PETA, protesting at the main gate of Marine Corps base Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, Ca...(Charlie Neuman/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP). This Aug. 12, 2009, photo shows Nasim Aghdam, right, as she joins members of People for the Ethical for Animals, PETA, protesting at the main gate of Marine Corps base Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, Ca...

    Nasim Aghdam posted videos under the online name Nasime Sabz, and a website in that name decried YouTube's policies, saying the company was trying to "suppress" content creators.

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    Nasim Aghdam posted videos under the online name Nasime Sabz, and a website in that name decried YouTube's policies, saying the company was trying to "suppress" content creators.

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  • Facebook admits it sometimes monitors content sent through Messenger

    Facebook admits it sometimes monitors content sent through Messenger

    Thursday, April 5 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-04-06 01:03:14 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-04-06 01:03:14 GMT
    Facebook Messenger is a separate app used for sending messages to Facebook contacts. (Source: CNN)Facebook Messenger is a separate app used for sending messages to Facebook contacts. (Source: CNN)

    Facebook has admitted it has tools and, in certain cases, human moderators who can review flagged content.

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    Facebook has admitted it has tools and, in certain cases, human moderators who can review flagged content.

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  • Hundred of thousands of Delta customers possibly affected in data breach

    Hundred of thousands of Delta customers possibly affected in data breach

    Thursday, April 5 2018 5:30 AM EDT2018-04-05 09:30:16 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-04-05 20:31:02 GMT

    Delta said that potentially several hundred customers were exposed in the "cyber incident" through the online chat service for Delta, provided by the company 24]7.ai. 

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    Delta said that potentially several hundred customers were exposed in the "cyber incident" through the online chat service for Delta, provided by the company 24]7.ai. 

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  • Toothy sketch of burglary suspect draws guffaws

    Toothy sketch of burglary suspect draws guffaws

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-04-04 16:17:56 GMT
    Wednesday, April 4 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-04-04 17:58:05 GMT
    (Source: @warkspolice/Twitter)(Source: @warkspolice/Twitter)

    Warwickshire, UK, authorities released a distinctive sketch Tuesday of a burglary suspect, called an efit, created with the help a computer program.

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    Warwickshire, UK, authorities released a distinctive sketch Tuesday of a burglary suspect, called an efit, created with the help a computer program.

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  • Female suspect in YouTube shooting identified; 3 wounded

    Female suspect in YouTube shooting identified; 3 wounded

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-04-03 20:25:30 GMT
    Wednesday, April 4 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-04-04 16:35:24 GMT

    Police have identified the shooter, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after wounding three people, and say they are working to establish a motive.

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    Police have identified the shooter, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after wounding three people, and say they are working to establish a motive.

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  • Chinese space station heading for Earth, but probably not you

    Chinese space station heading for Earth, but probably not you

    Friday, March 30 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-03-31 03:08:17 GMT
    Friday, March 30 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-03-31 03:26:23 GMT

    A Chinese space station will likely crash to earth this weekend, but the odds of it hitting anybody are substantially longer than winning the lottery.

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    A Chinese space station will likely crash to earth this weekend, but the odds of it hitting anybody are substantially longer than winning the lottery.

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  • Mom teaches her 'entitled' son a lesson at Goodwill, Facebook applauds

    Mom teaches her 'entitled' son a lesson at Goodwill, Facebook applauds

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-03-27 18:19:49 GMT
    Tuesday, March 27 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-03-27 20:53:38 GMT

    Cierra Brittany Forney made her son take $20 of his own money to buy clothes at the thrift store that he would have to wear the entire week at school. 

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    Cierra Brittany Forney made her son take $20 of his own money to buy clothes at the thrift store that he would have to wear the entire week at school. 

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  • Man sentenced after attempt to sell 4-year-old daughter for sex on Craigslist

    Man sentenced after attempt to sell 4-year-old daughter for sex on Craigslist

    Monday, March 26 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-03-26 15:41:43 GMT
    Monday, March 26 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-03-27 00:20:10 GMT

    According to reports, Andrew Turley, 30, posted an advertisement on Craigslist in 2015 titled "Play with Daddie's Little Girl."

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    According to reports, Andrew Turley, 30, posted an advertisement on Craigslist in 2015 titled "Play with Daddie's Little Girl."

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  • #YouKillinItMan: Shake shack customer praises cooks, gets Twitter famous

    #YouKillinItMan: Shake shack customer praises cooks, gets Twitter famous

    Monday, March 26 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-03-26 18:04:32 GMT
    Monday, March 26 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-03-26 18:24:05 GMT

    Titled "When the customer service and food is ON POINT," the video posted by Twitter user @SpookyBoosky has been viewed nearly 5 million times since posting Saturday.

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    Titled "When the customer service and food is ON POINT," the video posted by Twitter user @SpookyBoosky has been viewed nearly 5 million times since posting Saturday.

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  • Elon Musk deletes SpaceX, Tesla Facebook pages on a Twitter challenge

    Elon Musk deletes SpaceX, Tesla Facebook pages on a Twitter challenge

    Friday, March 23 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-03-23 22:33:57 GMT
    Friday, March 23 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-03-23 22:33:57 GMT
    Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, deleted those companies Facebook pages on Friday. (Source: John Raoux/AP)Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, deleted those companies Facebook pages on Friday. (Source: John Raoux/AP)

    Elon Musk, who has never had a Facebook Page, didn't realize SpaceX had a Facebook page.

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    Elon Musk, who has never had a Facebook Page, didn't realize SpaceX had a Facebook page.

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  • Biden says he would've beaten up Trump in school, Trump says he'd win in a fight

    Biden says he would've beaten up Trump in school, Trump says he'd win in a fight

    Thursday, March 22 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-03-22 12:28:41 GMT
    Thursday, March 22 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-03-22 12:58:13 GMT
    President Donald Trump responded on Twitter to former Vice President Joe Biden's claim that he would've beaten up the president in high school for his lewd comments. (AP/Evan Vucci/Craig Ruttle)President Donald Trump responded on Twitter to former Vice President Joe Biden's claim that he would've beaten up the president in high school for his lewd comments. (AP/Evan Vucci/Craig Ruttle)

    Biden, while speaking at an anti-sexual assault rally, mentioned Trump's 2005 "Access Hollywood" tape comments that he would grab women by their private areas.

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    Biden, while speaking at an anti-sexual assault rally, mentioned Trump's 2005 "Access Hollywood" tape comments that he would grab women by their private areas.

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  • Sheriff: Boy, 9, fatally shoots sister over video game argument

    Sheriff: Boy, 9, fatally shoots sister over video game argument

    Monday, March 19 2018 7:48 AM EDT2018-03-19 11:48:13 GMT
    Monday, March 19 2018 7:48 AM EDT2018-03-19 11:48:13 GMT
    The sheriff says he isn’t sure how the boy was able to access the gun or what consequences he may face. (Source: Raycom Media)The sheriff says he isn’t sure how the boy was able to access the gun or what consequences he may face. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The sheriff says he isn’t sure how the boy was able to access the gun or what consequences he may face.

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    The sheriff says he isn’t sure how the boy was able to access the gun or what consequences he may face.

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  • Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

    Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-03-14 15:06:34 GMT

    Hawking's scholarly pursuits dealt with time - whether it has a beginning and end, what happens in a black hole and whether time warps are possible.

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    Hawking's scholarly pursuits dealt with time - whether it has a beginning and end, what happens in a black hole and whether time warps are possible.

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  • Fitbit Ace: Kids' version of activity-tracking wristband announced

    Fitbit Ace: Kids' version of activity-tracking wristband announced

    Tuesday, March 13 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-03-14 02:48:27 GMT
    Tuesday, March 13 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-03-14 02:48:27 GMT
    The Ace will be Fitibit's first product marketed to kids. (Source: Fitbit)The Ace will be Fitibit's first product marketed to kids. (Source: Fitbit)

    Fitbit announced a kids' version of their popular activity-tracking wristbands on Monday.

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    Fitbit announced a kids' version of their popular activity-tracking wristbands on Monday.

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  • Teacher accused of feeding puppy to snapping turtle

    Teacher accused of feeding puppy to snapping turtle

    Tuesday, March 13 2018 5:09 AM EDT2018-03-13 09:09:17 GMT
    Tuesday, March 13 2018 5:09 AM EDT2018-03-13 09:09:17 GMT
    (Source: John Brandauer/Flickr)(Source: John Brandauer/Flickr)

    The teacher has not been cited or charged, nor he has been put on leave, as the investigation is pending.

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    The teacher has not been cited or charged, nor he has been put on leave, as the investigation is pending.

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  • Rare 'horseshoe cloud' photographed over Nevada

    Rare 'horseshoe cloud' photographed over Nevada

    Friday, March 9 2018 12:46 PM EST2018-03-09 17:46:25 GMT
    Friday, March 9 2018 12:46 PM EST2018-03-09 17:46:25 GMT
    It's an extremely rare and short-lived phenomenon. (Source: @NWSElko/Twitter)It's an extremely rare and short-lived phenomenon. (Source: @NWSElko/Twitter)

    It's an extremely rare and short-lived phenomenon. 

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    It's an extremely rare and short-lived phenomenon. 

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  • Little Debbie, Wendy's team up to host Twitter 'talk show'

    Little Debbie, Wendy's team up to host Twitter 'talk show'

    Friday, March 9 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-03-09 16:45:53 GMT
    Friday, March 9 2018 12:13 PM EST2018-03-09 17:13:17 GMT

    Little Debbie and Wendy's have built sizable Twitter followings through funny, quirky posts. They just kicked it up a notch, with the help of MoonPie and Pop Tarts.

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    Little Debbie and Wendy's have built sizable Twitter followings through funny, quirky posts. They just kicked it up a notch, with the help of MoonPie and Pop Tarts.

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  • Science says it's fine to marry your first cousin

    Science says it's fine to marry your first cousin

    Thursday, March 8 2018 6:46 AM EST2018-03-08 11:46:06 GMT
    Thursday, March 8 2018 6:46 AM EST2018-03-08 11:46:06 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    First cousins share only about 12.5 percent of their DNA, and it’s estimated that 4 to 7 percent of children born to them are likely to have birth defects.

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    First cousins share only about 12.5 percent of their DNA, and it’s estimated that 4 to 7 percent of children born to them are likely to have birth defects.

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  • Amazon Alexa's 'bone chillingly creepy' unprompted laugh is terrifying some

    Amazon Alexa's 'bone chillingly creepy' unprompted laugh is terrifying some

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 1:00 PM EST2018-03-07 18:00:39 GMT
    Credit: PixabayCredit: Pixabay

    Amazon Echo users say the device's voice assistant, Alexa, has been randomly laughing and it's sort of terrifying, multiple media outlets report.

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    Amazon Echo users say the device's voice assistant, Alexa, has been randomly laughing and it's sort of terrifying, multiple media outlets report.

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  • Utah lawmakers made a rap video, 'Fresh Prints of Bills Here.' It's ... something.

    Utah lawmakers made a rap video, 'Fresh Prints of Bills Here.' It's ... something.

    Friday, March 2 2018 8:41 AM EST2018-03-02 13:41:46 GMT
    Friday, March 2 2018 8:59 AM EST2018-03-02 13:59:42 GMT

    Titled "Fresh Prints of Bills Here," the Utah House members rap to the theme song from - you guessed it - "MASH." No, it's "Fresh Prince of Bel Air." But would it have made a difference?

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    Titled "Fresh Prints of Bills Here," the Utah House members rap to the theme song from - you guessed it - "MASH." No, it's "Fresh Prince of Bel Air." But would it have made a difference?

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  • New 'bigeye' shark species found lurking in deep water

    New 'bigeye' shark species found lurking in deep water

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 1:25 PM EST2018-02-28 18:25:17 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2018 1:20 PM EST2018-03-01 18:20:30 GMT
    (Source: NOAA)(Source: NOAA)

    Not much is known about these sixgill sharks - including how many there are - because they live in deep waters and aren't often encountered by humans.

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    Not much is known about these sixgill sharks - including how many there are - because they live in deep waters and aren't often encountered by humans.

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  • 'Dementor' no match for 'Harry Potter'-loving police

    'Dementor' no match for 'Harry Potter'-loving police

    Thursday, March 1 2018 7:13 AM EST2018-03-01 12:13:11 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2018 7:13 AM EST2018-03-01 12:13:11 GMT
    A Dementor prop at Warner Bros. Studios is much scarier than the trash bag found by police. (Source: Sara de Prado/Flickr/Essexville Public Safety Department/Facebook)A Dementor prop at Warner Bros. Studios is much scarier than the trash bag found by police. (Source: Sara de Prado/Flickr/Essexville Public Safety Department/Facebook)
    (Source: Sara de Prado/Flickr/Essexville Public Safety Department/Facebook)(Source: Sara de Prado/Flickr/Essexville Public Safety Department/Facebook)

    In a viral Facebook post, officers assured the public that all the soul-sucking creatures remain at the wizarding prison Azkaban, where they belong.

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    In a viral Facebook post, officers assured the public that all the soul-sucking creatures remain at the wizarding prison Azkaban, where they belong.

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  • Companies cut ties with the NRA; FedEx stands pat

    Companies cut ties with the NRA; FedEx stands pat

    Monday, February 26 2018 1:43 PM EST2018-02-26 18:43:16 GMT
    Tuesday, February 27 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-27 17:11:21 GMT

    Airlines, car rental companies and a bank announced the end of discounts with the National Rifle Association in aftermath of the Florida high school shooting.

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    Airlines, car rental companies and a bank announced the end of discounts with the National Rifle Association in aftermath of the Florida high school shooting.

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  • 2 guys try 'tall man' trick to get into 'Black Panther'

    2 guys try 'tall man' trick to get into 'Black Panther'

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:25 AM EST2018-02-19 15:25:58 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 10:25 AM EST2018-02-19 15:25:58 GMT

    The dynamic duo tried the "tall man" trick, with one sitting on the other's shoulders while wearing a comically large overcoat to hide. To no one's surprise, it didn't work.

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    The dynamic duo tried the "tall man" trick, with one sitting on the other's shoulders while wearing a comically large overcoat to hide. To no one's surprise, it didn't work.

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  • Robot opens door for friend

    Robot opens door for friend

    Monday, February 12 2018 8:03 PM EST2018-02-13 01:03:53 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 9:32 PM EST2018-02-13 02:32:52 GMT
    Boston Dynamics uploaded a video to its YouTube channel showcasing the dexterity and problem-solving ability of a robot called the “SpotMini,” which can hold doors open for robot companions to walk through. (Source: Boston Dynamics/YouTube)Boston Dynamics uploaded a video to its YouTube channel showcasing the dexterity and problem-solving ability of a robot called the “SpotMini,” which can hold doors open for robot companions to walk through. (Source: Boston Dynamics/YouTube)

    A new online video features an event that’s both heartwarming and bone-chilling: a considerate robot opening the door for its fellow machine.

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    A new online video features an event that’s both heartwarming and bone-chilling: a considerate robot opening the door for its fellow machine.

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  • Nanorobots destroy cancerous tumors

    Nanorobots destroy cancerous tumors

    Monday, February 12 2018 4:57 PM EST2018-02-12 21:57:32 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-02-12 23:04:47 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Doctors could soon use tiny robots to fight cancer.

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    Doctors could soon use tiny robots to fight cancer.

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  • I'll have fries with that: Study says French fry cooking oil helps hair growth

    I'll have fries with that: Study says French fry cooking oil helps hair growth

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 2:37 AM EST2018-02-06 07:37:03 GMT
    Tuesday, February 6 2018 3:44 AM EST2018-02-06 08:44:17 GMT

    Japanese scientists touted the new treatment for hair loss in an article published in the journal Biomaterials.

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    Japanese scientists touted the new treatment for hair loss in an article published in the journal Biomaterials.

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  • Prison inmates to get free tablets

    Prison inmates to get free tablets

    Thursday, February 1 2018 3:27 PM EST2018-02-01 20:27:34 GMT
    Thursday, February 1 2018 3:42 PM EST2018-02-01 20:42:31 GMT

    No state funds are being used. A company providing the services will pay for the tablets and will make money on the sale of the music and books.

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    No state funds are being used. A company providing the services will pay for the tablets and will make money on the sale of the music and books.

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  • Elon Musk sells out of his $500 flamethrowers

    Elon Musk sells out of his $500 flamethrowers

    Thursday, February 1 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-01 18:55:03 GMT
    Thursday, February 1 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-01 18:55:03 GMT
    It only took Tesla founder Elon Musk five days to sell 20,000 flamethrowers. (Source: INSTAGRAM/ELON MUSK/CNN)It only took Tesla founder Elon Musk five days to sell 20,000 flamethrowers. (Source: INSTAGRAM/ELON MUSK/CNN)

    It only took Tesla founder Elon Musk five days to sell 20,000 flamethrowers.

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    It only took Tesla founder Elon Musk five days to sell 20,000 flamethrowers.

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  • Apple acknowledges infuriating autocorrect glitch, offers fix

    Apple acknowledges infuriating autocorrect glitch, offers fix

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 9:27 AM EST2017-11-07 14:27:53 GMT

    If you've found yourself saying "Dang you, autocorrect!" a lot lately, know you're not alone and that Apple is working on a fix.

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    If you've found yourself saying "Dang you, autocorrect!" a lot lately, know you're not alone and that Apple is working on a fix.

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  • Elon Musk sells thousands of $500 flamethrowers

    Elon Musk sells thousands of $500 flamethrowers

    Monday, January 29 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-01-29 16:12:57 GMT
    Monday, January 29 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-01-29 16:12:57 GMT

    Tesla founder Elon Musk started selling $500 flamethrowers over the weekend. They’re selling by the thousands.

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    Tesla founder Elon Musk started selling $500 flamethrowers over the weekend. They’re selling by the thousands.

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  • Burger King hilariously explains net neutrality with 'Whoppers'

    Burger King hilariously explains net neutrality with 'Whoppers'

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 5:02 PM EST2018-01-24 22:02:41 GMT
    Wednesday, January 24 2018 5:15 PM EST2018-01-24 22:15:10 GMT
    The King had some fun at the expense of the FCC chairman. (Source: (AP Photo/Nick Ut)The King had some fun at the expense of the FCC chairman. (Source: (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    The King had some fun at the expense of the FCC chairman.

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    The King had some fun at the expense of the FCC chairman.

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  • Apple pledges battery fix, medical records in OS update

    Apple pledges battery fix, medical records in OS update

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-01-24 18:30:19 GMT
    Wednesday, January 24 2018 2:52 PM EST2018-01-24 19:52:51 GMT
    Apple announced iOS 11.3 on Wednesday. Among the features of the update will be four new Animoji for the iPhone X. (Source: Associated Press)Apple announced iOS 11.3 on Wednesday. Among the features of the update will be four new Animoji for the iPhone X. (Source: Associated Press)

    Apple announced on Wednesday an update to its mobile operating system, which includes a new way to organize medical records, a way for customers to prevent older iPhones from slowing down and an expansion of augmented reality on its devices.

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    Apple announced on Wednesday an update to its mobile operating system, which includes a new way to organize medical records, a way for customers to prevent older iPhones from slowing down and an expansion of augmented reality on its devices.

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  • Asteroid to make close encounter on Super Bowl Sunday

    Asteroid to make close encounter on Super Bowl Sunday

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 6:56 PM EST2018-01-23 23:56:26 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:50 PM EST2018-01-24 00:50:37 GMT
    An asteroid will get close to the Earth on Super Bowl Sunday, but don't worry. It will still be millions of miles away. (Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech)An asteroid will get close to the Earth on Super Bowl Sunday, but don't worry. It will still be millions of miles away. (Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

    Close is a relative term, though. The asteroid will get no closer than 2.6 million miles away

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    Close is a relative term, though. The asteroid will get no closer than 2.6 million miles away

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  • Circuit City plans comeback online

    Circuit City plans comeback online

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:46 AM EST2018-01-11 12:46:19 GMT
    Circuit City closed its stores in 2009. (Source: NBC12)Circuit City closed its stores in 2009. (Source: NBC12)

    Former Richmond, VA-based electronic retailer Circuit City is planning an online comeback. 

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    Former Richmond, VA-based electronic retailer Circuit City is planning an online comeback. 

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  • Pope Francis' Twitter reaches 40 million followers

    Pope Francis' Twitter reaches 40 million followers

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-10-11 15:04:22 GMT
    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-10-11 15:20:31 GMT

    The pontiff tweets in nine languages and also has an Instagram account.

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    The pontiff tweets in nine languages and also has an Instagram account.

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  • US Navy's laser can kill drones

    US Navy's laser can kill drones

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:56 AM EDT2017-07-18 14:56:47 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:56 AM EDT2017-07-18 14:56:47 GMT

    The LaWS, an acronym for laser weapons system, is deployed on board the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship, ready to be fired at hostile targets today and every day by Capt. Christopher Wells and his crew. 

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    The LaWS, an acronym for laser weapons system, is deployed on board the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship, ready to be fired at hostile targets today and every day by Capt. Christopher Wells and his crew. 

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  • May 2017 was second warmest May on record

    May 2017 was second warmest May on record

    Friday, June 16 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-06-16 20:42:41 GMT
    Friday, June 16 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-06-16 20:51:29 GMT

    NASA says the only hotter May than the one this year is the one in 2016, according to 137 years of modern record-keeping.

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    NASA says the only hotter May than the one this year is the one in 2016, according to 137 years of modern record-keeping.

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  • Smirnoff touts 'ties to Russia' in snarky ad

    Smirnoff touts 'ties to Russia' in snarky ad

    Monday, June 12 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-06-12 22:23:40 GMT
    Tuesday, June 13 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-06-13 11:00:28 GMT
    Smirnoff vodka launched an ad this weekend that some are calling a "Trump-trolling."  (Source: CNN)Smirnoff vodka launched an ad this weekend that some are calling a "Trump-trolling." (Source: CNN)

    The snarky remark takes a swipe at the ongoing Russian scandals in the Trump administration while harking back to the vodka brand's origins.

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    The snarky remark takes a swipe at the ongoing Russian scandals in the Trump administration while harking back to the vodka brand's origins.

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  • Gun-tracing van makes nationwide debut

    Gun-tracing van makes nationwide debut

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:27:32 GMT
    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:27:32 GMT

    Federal officials have begun using a new mobile gun-tracing lab in Baltimore, MD, that can more rapidly trace shell casings and bullets and connect them to offenders and previous shootings.

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    Federal officials have begun using a new mobile gun-tracing lab in Baltimore, MD, that can more rapidly trace shell casings and bullets and connect them to offenders and previous shootings.

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  • Iran, US argue over legality of missile tests

    Iran, US argue over legality of missile tests

    Tuesday, January 31 2017 7:51 PM EST2017-02-01 00:51:26 GMT
    Tuesday, January 31 2017 7:51 PM EST2017-02-01 00:51:26 GMT

    The U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, had strong words for Iran following UN Security Council discussions on reports of Iran conducting a ballistic missile test.
     

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    The U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, had strong words for Iran following UN Security Council discussions on reports of Iran conducting a ballistic missile test.
     

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  • Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:32 GMT
    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:33 GMT

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

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    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

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  • Report: Facebook death pages are a 'bug', not a death wish

    Report: Facebook death pages are a 'bug', not a death wish

    Friday, November 11 2016 6:54 PM EST2016-11-11 23:54:18 GMT

    If you log-in to Facebook today, they want you to add a person as your Facebook account executor.  

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    If you log-in to Facebook today, they want you to add a person as your Facebook account executor.  

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  • Self-driving beer truck completes delivery

    Self-driving beer truck completes delivery

    Tuesday, October 25 2016 6:46 PM EDT2016-10-25 22:46:27 GMT
    Tuesday, October 25 2016 7:14 PM EDT2016-10-25 23:14:57 GMT

    A self-driving technology company says it hopes its technology will allow long-haul truck drivers to rest while their vehicles continue to drive and make money for them. 

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    A self-driving technology company says it hopes its technology will allow long-haul truck drivers to rest while their vehicles continue to drive and make money for them. 

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  • Saturn's strange color changes baffle NASA

    Saturn's strange color changes baffle NASA

    Tuesday, October 25 2016 6:15 PM EDT2016-10-25 22:15:03 GMT
    Tuesday, October 25 2016 6:15 PM EDT2016-10-25 22:15:02 GMT

    The mysterious, six-sided formation at the north pole of Saturn became more mysterious when the Cassini orbiter determined that it changes color. 

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    The mysterious, six-sided formation at the north pole of Saturn became more mysterious when the Cassini orbiter determined that it changes color. 

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  • Police 'catch 'em all': Pokemon GO players caught in school after midnight

    Police 'catch 'em all': Pokemon GO players caught in school after midnight

    Thursday, August 4 2016 2:59 PM EDT2016-08-04 18:59:44 GMT

    Pokemon Go may be getting people out and moving, but the players in one NE Ohio town are going where they may not be welcomed.   

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    Pokemon Go may be getting people out and moving, but the players in one NE Ohio town are going where they may not be welcomed.   

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  • Pokemon Go posing problems for children's museum in Salem

    Pokemon Go posing problems for children's museum in Salem

    Tuesday, August 2 2016 9:54 PM EDT2016-08-03 01:54:35 GMT
    Tuesday, August 2 2016 10:02 PM EDT2016-08-03 02:02:29 GMT
    (KPTV)(KPTV)

    Staff at the Gilbert House Children's museum said they are not against Pokemon Go but they have run into a few issues with some players in recent weeks.

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    Staff at the Gilbert House Children's museum said they are not against Pokemon Go but they have run into a few issues with some players in recent weeks.

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  • Barkhamsted seeks suspects who defaced scenic Beach Rock with Pokemon graffiti

    Barkhamsted seeks suspects who defaced scenic Beach Rock with Pokemon graffiti

    Tuesday, August 2 2016 7:28 AM EDT2016-08-02 11:28:57 GMT
    Tuesday, August 2 2016 4:08 PM EDT2016-08-02 20:08:27 GMT

    The town of Barkhamsted issued a plea this week to anyone who knows who defaced a scene spot at one of its popular hiking spots.

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    The town of Barkhamsted issued a plea this week to anyone who knows who defaced a scene spot at one of its popular hiking spots.

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  • Portland cybersecurity expert warns of dangers of Pokemon Go

    Portland cybersecurity expert warns of dangers of Pokemon Go

    Monday, August 1 2016 2:46 PM EDT2016-08-01 18:46:17 GMT
    Tuesday, August 2 2016 1:08 AM EDT2016-08-02 05:08:41 GMT

    International gaming sensation Pokemon Go is alive and well in the Rose City, and with it come risks to users' personal information and personal safety.

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    International gaming sensation Pokemon Go is alive and well in the Rose City, and with it come risks to users' personal information and personal safety.

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  • Pokemon Go SEMO group picks up trash while trying to 'catch 'em all'

    Pokemon Go SEMO group picks up trash while trying to 'catch 'em all'

    Sunday, July 31 2016 10:50 PM EDT2016-08-01 02:50:59 GMT

    An organizer of a new group called Pokemon Go SEMO said nearly a hundred people were out collecting trash in Southeast Missouri on Sunday, July 31.

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    An organizer of a new group called Pokemon Go SEMO said nearly a hundred people were out collecting trash in Southeast Missouri on Sunday, July 31.

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  • Two charged for breaking into Toledo Zoo to play Pokemon Go plead not guilty

    Two charged for breaking into Toledo Zoo to play Pokemon Go plead not guilty

    Friday, July 15 2016 11:35 AM EDT2016-07-15 15:35:22 GMT
    (Source: Toledo Police)(Source: Toledo Police)

    Police say Robin Bartholomy, 25, and Adrian Crawford, 26, jumped the fence around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. According to the police report, officers spotted the two on a security camera. They were then apprehended near the tiger exhibit. 

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    Police say Robin Bartholomy, 25, and Adrian Crawford, 26, jumped the fence around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. According to the police report, officers spotted the two on a security camera. They were then apprehended near the tiger exhibit. 

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  • 'Pokemon Go' creators admit they made a big privacy mistake

    'Pokemon Go' creators admit they made a big privacy mistake

    Friday, July 15 2016 3:31 AM EDT2016-07-15 07:31:21 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)

    The new “Pokemon Go” app is said to be the biggest mobile game in U.S. history. But its creators admit they made a big mistake. 

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    The new “Pokemon Go” app is said to be the biggest mobile game in U.S. history. But its creators admit they made a big mistake. 

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  • Pokemon Go helps gamers get a workout

    Pokemon Go helps gamers get a workout

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 8:10 PM EDT2016-07-14 00:10:14 GMT
    Thursday, July 14 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-07-14 12:00:24 GMT

    The newly popular Pokemon Go app is not only helping gamers collect gems and keep up with Pikachu, it’s also helping them stay active and exercise, according to health experts. 

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    The newly popular Pokemon Go app is not only helping gamers collect gems and keep up with Pikachu, it’s also helping them stay active and exercise, according to health experts. 

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  • Pokémon Go boosts small businesses

    Pokémon Go boosts small businesses

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 11:46 PM EDT2016-07-14 03:46:25 GMT
    Thursday, July 14 2016 12:07 AM EDT2016-07-14 04:07:47 GMT
    On Mill Avenue in Tempe, restaurants and bars are openly advertising that they are Pokémon Go friendly locations where you can catch more Pokémon. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)On Mill Avenue in Tempe, restaurants and bars are openly advertising that they are Pokémon Go friendly locations where you can catch more Pokémon. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    On Mill Avenue in Tempe, restaurants and bars are openly advertising that they are Pokémon Go friendly locations where you can catch more Pokémon.

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    On Mill Avenue in Tempe, restaurants and bars are openly advertising that they are Pokémon Go friendly locations where you can catch more Pokémon.

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  • ADOT sign reminds gamers that Pokemon Go is no-go when driving

    ADOT sign reminds gamers that Pokemon Go is no-go when driving

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 9:02 AM EDT2016-07-13 13:02:15 GMT
    Wednesday, July 13 2016 12:18 PM EDT2016-07-13 16:18:01 GMT
    ADOT is reminding gamers that Pokémon Go is a no-go when driving. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)ADOT is reminding gamers that Pokémon Go is a no-go when driving. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

    The Arizona Department of Transportation is reminding gamers that Pokémon Go is a no-go when driving.

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    The Arizona Department of Transportation is reminding gamers that Pokémon Go is a no-go when driving.

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  • Sarah Palin: 'Black Lives Matter is a farce'

    Sarah Palin: 'Black Lives Matter is a farce'

    Sunday, July 10 2016 2:48 AM EDT2016-07-10 06:48:06 GMT
    Sunday, July 10 2016 2:53 AM EDT2016-07-10 06:53:34 GMT

    The former vice presidential candidate posted a statement on Facebook Friday in response to the deadly shootings that killed five police officers in Dallas.

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    The former vice presidential candidate posted a statement on Facebook Friday in response to the deadly shootings that killed five police officers in Dallas.

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  • FBI: cyber criminals steal most money from LA residents at work

    FBI: cyber criminals steal most money from LA residents at work

    Federal officials warn of a constant threat after Louisiana residents lost more than $8 million to cyber criminals last year, and new FBI data shows a large number of people are targeted at work.  

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    Federal officials warn of a constant threat after Louisiana residents lost more than $8 million to cyber criminals last year, and new FBI data shows a large number of people are targeted at work.  

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  • Keep quiet: Is Facebook listening?

    Keep quiet: Is Facebook listening?

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 10:53 PM EDT2016-05-26 02:53:58 GMT
    Is Facebook listening to conversations? (Source: Facebook.com)Is Facebook listening to conversations? (Source: Facebook.com)

    We've known for a long time that Facebook tracks what we post about, things we like, and the products we buy. It sells that information and makes a lot of money doing it. But is it spying on us?

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    We've known for a long time that Facebook tracks what we post about, things we like, and the products we buy. It sells that information and makes a lot of money doing it. But is it spying on us?

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  • Scammers target family plagued by medical mystery

    Scammers target family plagued by medical mystery

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 9:22 PM EDT2016-05-26 01:22:50 GMT

    It has now been nearly three months since Kennedy Odom, 15, was forced out of school with a mysterious medical diagnosis.

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    It has now been nearly three months since Kennedy Odom, 15, was forced out of school with a mysterious medical diagnosis.

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  • Solar Impulse 2 lands in Oklahoma

    Solar Impulse 2 lands in Oklahoma

    Friday, May 13 2016 12:48 PM EDT2016-05-13 16:48:08 GMT
    Friday, May 13 2016 12:48 PM EDT2016-05-13 16:48:08 GMT

    The solar plane is making an around-the-world flight, and is trying to get to New York City.

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    The solar plane is making an around-the-world flight, and is trying to get to New York City.

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  • Feds fear problem with F-35 jet software

    Feds fear problem with F-35 jet software

    Friday, April 22 2016 12:16 AM EDT2016-04-22 04:16:10 GMT
    Friday, April 22 2016 12:18 AM EDT2016-04-22 04:18:13 GMT

    Federal officials say it is unclear whether software on the world's most advanced warplane, the F-35 fighter jet, will be ready by 2019. 

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    Federal officials say it is unclear whether software on the world's most advanced warplane, the F-35 fighter jet, will be ready by 2019. 

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  • Dust devil spotted on Mars by exploration rover

    Dust devil spotted on Mars by exploration rover

    Tuesday, April 5 2016 11:37 PM EDT2016-04-06 03:37:53 GMT
    Wednesday, April 6 2016 12:02 AM EDT2016-04-06 04:02:37 GMT

    NASA captured images of a dust devil on Mars that looked very much like ones on Earth. 

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    NASA captured images of a dust devil on Mars that looked very much like ones on Earth. 

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  • Asia air pollution visible from space

    Asia air pollution visible from space

    Thursday, January 7 2016 10:28 AM EST2016-01-07 15:28:45 GMT
    Thursday, January 7 2016 10:28 AM EST2016-01-07 15:28:45 GMT
    Beijing recently announced its second-ever "red alert" for air pollution. It's estimated 4,000 people in China die each day from smog. More >>

    Beijing recently announced its second-ever "red alert" for air pollution. It's estimated 4,000 people in China die each day from smog.

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