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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...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 06:41 AM EDT

Tesla CEO's Buyout Bid Raises Eyebrows, Legal Concerns

Tesla CEO's Buyout Bid Raises Eyebrows, Legal Concerns

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is seeking relief from the pressures of running a publicly held company with a $72 billion buyout of the electric car maker, but he may be acquiring new headaches with his peculiar handling...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 01:18 PM EDT

NASA's Solar Probe Is Set for Trip to 'Touch' the Sun

NASA's Solar Probe Is Set for Trip to 'Touch' the Sun

A red-hot voyage to the sun is going to bring us closer to our star than ever before. NASA's Parker Solar Probe will be the first spacecraft to "touch" the sun, hurtling through the sizzling solar atmosphere...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:07 AM EDT

Tesla Board Evaluating Elon Musk's Desire to Go Private

Tesla Board Evaluating Elon Musk's Desire to Go Private

Members of the Tesla board said Wednesday they have met "several times" to discuss CEO Elon Musk's desire to go private. Musk tweeted Tuesday that he was "considering taking Tesla private" and that he had...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 10:27 AM EDT

Advocates Condemn 'Powerful' Techniques Used to Keep Kids Online

Advocates Condemn 'Powerful' Techniques Used to Keep Kids Online

Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens. The advocates,...

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