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Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:22 PM EDT

11-Year-Old Boy Hacked Replica of Florida's Election Website

11-Year-Old Boy Hacked Replica of Florida's Election Website

Child's play or a sign of a serious security problem in one of the nation's swing states?

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:11 PM EDT

Mark Cuban Cashed Out, Owns Just a Handful of Stocks

Mark Cuban Cashed Out, Owns Just a Handful of Stocks

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban told CNBC on Monday that he's holding much more cash than he normally does because he's concerned about the stock market and U.S debt levels. "I'm down to maybe four...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 05:40 PM EDT

Google Ignores Privacy Settings, Tracks Users' Location

Google Ignores Privacy Settings, Tracks Users' Location

An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones will store your location data even if you've used privacy settings that say they will prevent it from doing...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 11:23 AM EDT

Musk Says He's Talking With Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Musk Says He's Talking With Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday. The fund...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 05:42 PM EDT

Google Services Track Location Data Despite Privacy Settings

Google Services Track Location Data Despite Privacy Settings

Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and...

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 08:09 PM EDT

'Touch the Sun': NASA Spacecraft Hurtles Toward Our Star

'Touch the Sun': NASA Spacecraft Hurtles Toward Our Star

Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA spacecraft hurtled Sunday toward the sun on a quest to unlock some of its mysteries by getting closer than any object...

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 03:38 PM EDT

Last-Minute Technical Problem Delays NASA's Flight to Sun

 Last-Minute Technical Problem Delays NASA's Flight to Sun

A last-minute technical problem Saturday delayed NASA's unprecedented flight to the sun. The early morning launch countdown was halted with just one minute, 55 seconds remaining, keeping the Delta IV rocket on...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 05:41 PM EDT

TSA Unveils 3D Scanners for Carry-On Bags

TSA Unveils 3D Scanners for Carry-On Bags

The TSA is implementing new scanners for carry-on bags that utilizes 3D images of contents to help TSA agents identify packed items. The scanners will allow passengers to keep electronics and liquids inside...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:27 AM EDT

Tech Giants Still Stumbling in the Social World They Created

Tech Giants Still Stumbling in the Social World They Created

Who knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology's brightest minds should have seen that coming. Social media bans of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have thrust Facebook,...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:48 AM EDT

Terraforming Mars Is Impossible Right Now, Study Says

Terraforming Mars Is Impossible Right Now, Study Says

Before humans can colonize Mars, we'll need to figure out a way to make it a bit more hospitable. But a new study suggests that "terraforming" Mars into an Earthlike planet simply isn't possible with today's...

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