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Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 10:08 AM EDT
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By The Associated Press

US Tech Companies Are Rich. Like Really, Really Rich

Everyone knows the tech industry is rich, but it can be challenging to get your...View gallery

  • The 5 Richest Companies Are Worth More Than the UK's GDP
  • Every Day, Apple Makes as Much Money as a Neighborhood
  • Facebook Makes $39,000 a Minute
Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 12:28 PM EDT

European Space Agency Releases 1st Image From Mars Orbiter

European Space Agency Releases 1st Image From Mars Orbiter

The European Space Agency has released the first image taken by its Trace Gas Orbiter showing the ice-covered edge of a vast Martian crater. Scientists combined three pictures of the Korolev Crater taken...

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 03:13 AM EDT

Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning Searches

Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning Searches<br /><br />

Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food. The...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 06:21 PM EDT

New Gmail Features 'Nudges' for Procrastinators

New Gmail Features 'Nudges' for Procrastinators

Google is giving Gmail a makeover for its 1.4 billion users with new tools and features, including most notably, disappearing messages the tech giant announced Wednesday, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 05:11 PM EDT

Facebook Advertisers Shrug Off Scandal

Facebook Advertisers Shrug Off Scandal

Facebook's troubles with Russian election meddlers , "fake news " and misused data have dominated headlines globally. But they don't seem to be affecting Facebook's bottom line, so far, as advertisers continue...

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 07:32 AM EDT

YouTube Overhauls Kids' App After Complaints About Content

YouTube Overhauls Kids' App After Complaints About Content

YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch. The updates that begin rolling out Thursday...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 09:15 AM EDT

Poll: Younger Americans Less Apt to Use Unique Passwords

Poll: Younger Americans Less Apt to Use Unique Passwords

The number of online accounts compromised by hackers is now in the trillions — enough, perhaps, to make even technophobes think hard about the security of their passwords. Indeed, many are — especially older...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 02:15 PM EDT

Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad

Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad

Scientists have confirmed that the planet Uranus smells like farts and rotten eggs — and, yes, NASA already made the joke you're thinking of. A team of scientists determined that the seventh planet from the...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 09:07 AM EDT

Alexa for Kids: Amazon Aims to Help Parents With New Device

Alexa for Kids: Amazon Aims to Help Parents With New Device

Amazon unveiled the Echo Dot Kids Edition on Wednesday, telling NBC News that the device is meant to help children spend less time in front of screens and reinforce good manners. The device also has parental...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 12:50 PM EDT

Facebook Is a Daily Habit for Many Americans: Poll

Facebook Is a Daily Habit for Many Americans: Poll

Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans. Nearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, making it easily the most popular social media site. And...

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