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Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 05:17 PM EDT

Mom Bitten by Shark Gets High-Tech Prosthetic Arm

Mom Bitten by Shark Gets High-Tech Prosthetic Arm

Tiffany Johnson lost her arm to a shark while on vacation in the Bahamas back in June. Only a month later and the mother of three keeps a positive attitude about the incident and continues to make progress with...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 05:19 PM EDT

6,000 Pound Mars Rover Concept Vehicle Starts Tour

6,000 Pound Mars Rover Concept Vehicle Starts Tour

A Mars rover concept vehicle is on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The electric vehicle seats four and maxes out at 6 mph. The vehicle was commissioned by the Kennedy Space...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 02:50 PM EDT

Elon Musk Claims 'Verbal' OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop

Elon Musk Claims 'Verbal' OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop

New York to Washington in 29 minutes? Elon Musk says it's possible and he has the government's approval to do it (though it's anyone's guess which government or how long it'd take to build). "Just received...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 04:52 PM EDT

Maryland Company Develops Paper-Thin Bulletproof Tape

Maryland Company Develops Paper-Thin Bulletproof Tape

A company in Maryland has come up with a "paper-thin" plastic tape that can make regular windows bulletproof. The company's CEO showed the product off on Monday as he literally stood behind his work.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 03:54 PM EDT

New iPhone Feature Would Help Users in Distress

New iPhone Feature Would Help Users in Distress

A new feature from Apple would allow iPhone users to discreetly call emergency services with a fingerprint touch, with the goal of helping people in distress evade potential attackers. CNBC reports on the patent...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 12:46 PM EDT

World Emoji Day: A Huge Amount Is Shared Daily on Facebook

World Emoji Day: A Huge Amount Is Shared Daily on Facebook

About 5 billion emojis are sent each day on Facebook Messenger, the social media giant said Monday, World Emoji Day. Many of those emojis might be kissing winky faces, the most popular one on Messenger in...

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 04:59 PM EDT

Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

Identifying “fake news” may have just gotten more difficult. Researchers at the University of Washington have developed an algorithm that can take an audio clip and convert it into an artificial video of...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 08:46 PM EDT

Apple to Open Data Center in China With Government Ties

Apple to Open Data Center in China With Government Ties

Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 03:47 PM EDT

Amazon, Netflix and More Sound Off for Net Neutrality

Amazon, Netflix and More Sound Off for Net Neutrality

Visit the Netflix and Amazon home pages Wednesday and you'll find more than just TV shows, movies and things to buy. They and other major websites are using space on their home page to draw attention to net...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 02:19 PM EDT

Face Scans for Americans Flying Abroad Stir Privacy Issues

Face Scans for Americans Flying Abroad Stir Privacy Issues

If the Trump administration gets its way, U.S. citizens boarding international flights will have to submit to a face scan, a plan privacy advocates call an ill-advised step toward a surveillance state. The...

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