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Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 at 08:23 AM EST

Special Christmas Gift: Va. Girls Help Build New Hand for Teen

Special Christmas Gift: Va. Girls Help Build New Hand for Teen

A Virginia mother's Christmas gift to her two young daughters means the gift of a helping hand to a deserving teen.

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 at 09:13 AM EST

Hello Kitty Owner Says Fan Site Security Leak Fixed

Hello Kitty Owner Says Fan Site Security Leak Fixed

The Japanese company that owns the Hello Kitty brand said it has fixed a security leak in an online fan site for the character that compromised the personal information of 3.3 million users. Sanrio Co.'s digital...

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 at 06:22 AM EST

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches, Lands Vertically

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches, Lands Vertically

SpaceX achieved a first in its history by completing an historic vertical landing of its Falcon 9 rocket on Monday night, NBC News reported. The company had not previously tried to land a rocket on land.

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 at 12:50 PM EST

Drone Registration Begins Monday

Drone Registration Begins Monday

Do you have a drone on your wish list? There's some government red tape to be aware of. Beginning Monday, owners of recreational drones must register their devices with the Federal Aviation...

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 12:46 PM EST

Facebook Is Most Popular App of 2015

Facebook Is Most Popular App of 2015

Once again, Facebook was the most popular app of the year with nearly 127 million users logging on each month, NBC News reported. The social network handily beat YouTube, which came in second on Nielsen's "Top...

Friday, Dec 18, 2015 at 05:09 PM EST

Siri vs. Cortana vs. 'OK Google': Who's Better?

Siri vs. Cortana vs. 'OK Google': Who's Better?

As more people get used to talking to their phones and computers, the Associated Press decided to test three voice-enabled services -- Apple's Siri, Microsoft's Cortana and Google Now.

Friday, Dec 18, 2015 at 11:33 AM EST

Zuckerberg's Newborn Is Already 'Star Wars' Fan

Zuckerberg's Newborn Is Already 'Star Wars' Fan

He posted the pic a day before the official release date of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Thursday, Dec 17, 2015 at 03:37 PM EST

Jetpacks, Virtual Reality: Tech to Watch for in 2016

Jetpacks, Virtual Reality: Tech to Watch for in 2016

The world of technology is rife with opportunity, but which good ideas will become great devices in 2016? Here’s a look at the gadgets that could shape our lives in the months ahead.

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 at 03:21 PM EST

Facebook Messenger App Adds Uber Button

Facebook Messenger App Adds Uber Button

Uber announced a partnership with Facebook on Wednesday that would allow customers to use the Facebook Messenger app to book their next ride. The latest update of Messenger includes an Uber button, so Facebook...

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 at 03:54 PM EST

California: Self-Driving Cars Must Have Driver Behind Wheel

California: Self-Driving Cars Must Have Driver Behind Wheel

California unveiled precedent-setting draft rules Wednesday that would slow the public's access to self-driving cars of the future until regulators are confident the technology is safe.

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