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CES 2018: The coolest tech you have to see
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:23:12 -0500
Verizon tests a 200 pound drone to aid first responders
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:04:10 -0400
Should you be worried about a robot taking your job?
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:02:21 -0400
Automation is already happening and it may be something more workers should be concerned about.
Apple takes a very un-tech approach to solving fake news: human editors
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:00:07 -0400
Apple buys a magazine app and touts the human vetting of articles on its News app; YouTube takes a different approach: Wikipedia
Finally, a new food processor that's easy to clean
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:24:52 -0400
KitchenAid has a new 7 cup food processor that they say is easier to use and less hassle. What changes did they make? Is it actually easier?
Stephen Hawking predicts 'end of the world' weeks before his death
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:28:57 -0400
Stephen Hawking predicts the end of the world just weeks before he dies.
Cell service can mean life or death after a disaster. Could drones help?
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:48:42 -0400
Verizon is testing drone flights to supply cellular service to areas that lost coverage due to a storm or other disaster.
This is how to play 'Fortnite' on your iPhone (hint: you need an invite)
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:30:37 -0400
Fortnite Battle Royale is essentially what would happen if you turned The Hunger Games into a video game. Here's how to start playing.
Drake and Ninja play 'Fortnite.' So do your kids. What's the draw?
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:04:36 -0400
Everything you need to know about the popular video game where you fight to become the last person standing.
10 things that will make running with your dog easier
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:53:13 -0400
If you want to run with your dog, having the right equipment will make it even more fun. A good leash, a comfy harness, treats, and other items are essential for the best workout.
AT&T's fight to buy CNN, HBO could decide how you stream TV and movies
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:53:42 -0400
AT&T faces off with the Justice Department Monday in federal court hoping to succeed in its $85.4 billion bid for Time Warner.
Your smartphone is giving away more personal info than you realize. Here's how to lock it down.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:12:02 -0400
Phones save browsing history, emails, your banking apps, and photos. Here are ways to protect your info from prying eyes.
Tesla's latest venture? A drive-in restaurant — maybe even with carhops
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:42:19 -0400
The company has applied for a permit to a build a new Supercharger station in Santa Monica, which will include a restaurant.
New Apple products are coming. They could include a cheaper iPad.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:15:40 -0400
Apple fan sites expect new tablets and possibly computers
Russian Twitter trolls stoked racial tension in wake of Milwaukee rioting before 2016 election
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:52:27 -0400
When the Sherman Park neighborhood in Milwaukee burned, Twitter trolls sought to stoke the racial unrest and exploit it for political gain.
3 big things Apple may soon unveil
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:28:49 -0400
For those of us who have just about every Apple gadget available from iphones to macbooks, you might want to pay attention. Buzz60's Natasha Abellard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story.
Google Doodle honors philanthropist George Peabody
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:39:03 -0400
Google is paying tribute Friday to "the father of modern philanthropy."
Rihanna's Snapchat blast sends stock into another celebrity-driven skid
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:52:29 -0400
The singer took aim at the company after it ran an ad that offered to let users choose to slap her. The company apologized.
Facebook data of 50M users exploited by Trump data firm, say reports; firm suspended
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:24:03 -0400
Facebook suspended the account of Cambridge Analytica amid reports the data of 50 million Facebook users may have been exploited, raises troubling new questions about Facebook's role in targeting voters during the U.S. presidential election.
My Samsung Galaxy S9 is $80 cheaper than yours: How come?
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:45:26 -0400
Buying the new Samsung is $80 more expensive at some carriers. Here's why that may be happening.
This is the best Chromebook we've ever seen
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:59:10 -0400
Google Pixelbook Laptop Review
I hate that I love Apple's true wireless earbuds
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:43:43 -0400
AirPods melted my cold, cold heart.
How to see the Northern Lights over the U.S. tonight
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:50:56 -0400
A solar storm is expected to reach earth today, Wednesday, March 14, and last through Thursday, March 15.
Tinder’s parent company Match Group sues Bumble dating app
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:27:46 -0400
Tinder’s parent company Match Group is suing dating app Bumble for alleged patent infringement. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.
Microsoft is planning a Netflix-like service for video games
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:53:49 -0400
You’ll be able to play on any device.
Jupiter’s giant red spot is shrinking and changing color
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:20:06 -0400
Not only is Jupiter’s Great Red Spot getting smaller, but it’s been turning “intensely” orange since 2014.
Even the exec who put on the Simpsons cut the cord
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 13:39:03 -0400
When even veteran network TV programmer Garth Ancier cuts the cable cord, you take notice. He explains why he did, on TalkingTech.
Google says it pays women equally. An activist shareholder isn't convinced.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:55:31 -0400
Google says it pays most of the men and women who work for the Internet giant around the globe — 89% of the more than 70,000 plus employees — equally.
Even the guy who put 'The Simpsons' on Sundays has cut the cord
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:50:30 -0400
The advent of 'skinny' packages has been a game changer.
This popular home store is having a huge sale on spring furniture right now
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:41:59 -0400
This spring, it's all about indoor/outdoor decor like rugs, planters, pillows, chairs, and more.
Can this heated hair brush replace your straightener?
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:15:08 -0400
The Amika Polished Perfection Straightening Brush is a top-seller at Sephora, so we tested it against a classic hair straightener.
US accuses Russia of ongoing operation to hack energy grid
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:23:49 -0400
The Trump administration accused Russia on Thursday of a concerted, ongoing operation to hack and spy on the U.S. energy grid and other critical infrastructure.
Stephen Hawking through the years
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:45:03 -0400
Your driver's license may soon be on your phone
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:51:27 -0400
Delaware is beginning its pilot program to put driver's licenses on mobile phones. Tony Spitz has the details.
Coolest tech from Mobile World Congress 2018
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 15:25:28 -0500
Rihanna blasts Snapchat for 'Slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown' ad
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:03:43 -0400
A spokesperson for the app apologized for the ad this week, saying it was posted "in error" and has been removed.
Facebook apologizes for offensive autocomplete search results
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:34:10 -0400
On Thursday night typing "video of" into the Facebook search bar yielded offensive results.
Gal Gadot slammed for tweeting Stephen Hawking is now 'free from physical constraints'
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:59:00 -0400
Actress Gal Gadot is facing backlash after her tribute to the late Stephen Hawking was seen as insensitive to those who are disabled.
Irish iced coffee is the ultimate breakfast cocktail for St. Patrick's Day
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:46:17 -0400
This delicious drink combines cold brew coffee, Irish Whiskey, and Baileys Irish cream.
Venmo scams: How to use a payment app without getting ripped off
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:57:46 -0400
These apps make paying or selling goods online easy. But they're also ripe for fraud.
How to keep your smartphone's content really private
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:35:49 -0400
Kim Komando has tips on keeping the content of your cell phone secure from snooping.
The best Friday deals on Amazon
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:58:48 -0400
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Robot drone bees? It's not a horror movie, it's a Walmart patent
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:07:30 -0400
Walmart has applied for a patent for drone pollinators to make up for the decline in bees that fertilize crops.
7 easy ways to fix a slow Windows PC
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:22:50 -0400
Have too many unused programs? We've got a fix for that
Amazon's proposed 'Lord of the Rings' prequel could cost more than all three movies
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:24:07 -0400
For Amazon, the price tag can be explained by its quest to bring in Prime members.
Study: Dinosaurs built different types of nests for their eggs
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:04:49 -0400
Millions of years ago, dinosaurs liked to build nests to keep their eggs warm. Now we know a little bit more about how and where the nests were built.
How to listen to podcasts at home and on the go
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:24:28 -0400
So, you want to listen to a podcast but you have no idea where or how to start. Don’t worry; it’s simple!
Facebook backlash: Failure to disclose political firm's profile access draws scrutiny
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:59:40 -0400
Facebook critics are questioning the social media giant after a political firm allegedly exploited access to up to 50 million personal profiles.
Apple takes a very un-tech approach to solving fake news: human editors
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:22:24 -0400
Apple buys a magazine app and touts the human vetting of articles on its News app. YouTube takes a different approach: Wikipedia.
Ancient humans bred with mystery ‘Denisovans' more than once
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:20:16 -0400
It seems that our ancestors interbred with another close relative not once, but twice.
SXSW 2018: Where technology and entertainment merge
Sun, 11 Mar 2018 15:41:18 -0400