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Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 at 09:52 AM EST

Smart TV Is Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds

Smart TV Is Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds

Millions of smart TVs sitting in family living rooms are vulnerable to hackers taking control — and could be tracking the household's personal viewing habits much more closely than their owners realize,...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 11:20 AM EST

Rail Industry Says Key Safety Technology Not Due Until 2020

Rail Industry Says Key Safety Technology Not Due Until 2020

The railroad industry is playing down expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the United States by the end of the year. Indeed,...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 11:51 AM EST

A Library Without Books? Universities Purging Dusty Volumes

A Library Without Books? Universities Purging Dusty Volumes

A library without books? Not quite, but as students abandon the stacks in favor of online reference material, university libraries are unloading millions of unread volumes in a nationwide purge that has some...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 05:20 AM EST

Russian Hackers Hunt Hi-Tech Secrets, Exploiting US Weakness

Russian Hackers Hunt Hi-Tech Secrets, Exploiting US Weakness

Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 05:01 AM EST

Former Uber CEO Testifies in High-Tech Heist Case

Former Uber CEO Testifies in High-Tech Heist Case

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took the witness stand Tuesday, offering his initial response to allegations that he cooked up a scheme to steal self-driving car technology from Google. Kalanick's testimony...

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 at 07:58 PM EST

SpaceX Launches World's Biggest Rocket

SpaceX Launches World's Biggest Rocket

SpaceX has successfully launched Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world, into orbit.

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 at 10:20 AM EST

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket Is Ready for Liftoff

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket Is Ready for Liftoff

After years of tests, delays and setbacks, SpaceX is poised to launch its Falcon Heavy rocket, designed to be the most powerful rocket in the world and the first step toward returning astronauts to the moon...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 08:14 AM EST

SpaceX's Big New Rocket Blasts Off, Puts Sports Car in Space

SpaceX's Big New Rocket Blasts Off, Puts Sports Car in Space

SpaceX's big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red electric sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars. The Falcon Heavy rose from the same launch pad used by NASA...

Monday, Feb 5, 2018 at 01:53 PM EST

Study of Rats Reveals Cellphone Radiation Risk Is Low

Study of Rats Reveals Cellphone Radiation Risk Is Low

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health found low risk of radiations affecting human bodies, according to a new study that exposed rats and mice to high levels of radio frequency radiation nine hours...

Monday, Feb 5, 2018 at 08:21 AM EST

SpaceX's New Monster Rocket Ready for First Test Flight

SpaceX's New Monster Rocket Ready for First Test Flight

SpaceX's hot new monster rocket makes its launch debut this week, blasting off from the same pad that hoisted men to the moon a half-century ago. The Falcon Heavy won't surpass NASA's Saturn V moon rocket,...

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