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Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 02:00 PM EST

Super Big Black Hole From Early Universe Farthest Ever Found

Super Big Black Hole From Early Universe Farthest Ever Found

stronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation. It's the farthest black hole ever found. A team led by the Carnegie Observatories' Eduardo Banados reported in...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 01:45 PM EST

YouTube Says Over 10,000 Workers Will Help Curb Shady Videos

YouTube Says Over 10,000 Workers Will Help Curb Shady Videos

YouTube says it's hiring more people to help curb videos that violate its policies. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says "some bad actors are exploiting" the Google-owned service to "mislead, manipulate, harass...

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 04:25 PM EST

Facebook's Sandberg Warns of Backlash Against Women

Facebook's Sandberg Warns of Backlash Against Women

Sheryl Sandberg warned of a potential backlash against women and urged companies to put into place clear policies on how allegations of sexual harassment are handled. In a lengthy Facebook post over the...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 12:02 PM EST

Astronauts Make, Fling, Float, Eat Pizzas on Space Station

Astronauts Make, Fling, Float, Eat Pizzas on Space Station

The first-ever pizza party in space is getting sky-high reviews. Astronauts at the International Space Station posted pictures and a video over the weekend of their small, made-from-scratch pizza pies. The...

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 10:51 PM EST

Facebook Launches Parent-Controlled Messenger App for Kids

Facebook Launches Parent-Controlled Messenger App for Kids

Facebook is launching a messaging app for children to chat with their parents and with friends approved by their parents. The free app is aimed at kids under 13, who can't yet have their own accounts under...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 06:16 PM EST

Hawaii Tests Warning Siren in Case of North Korea Nuclear Attack

Hawaii Tests Warning Siren in Case of North Korea Nuclear Attack

Hawaii tested a warning siren Friday in case of an impending nuclear missile attack. The test comes after North Korea tested a missile that experts believe has the capability to reach the United States mainland....

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 02:09 AM EST

Tesla Builds World's Biggest Battery in Australian Outback

Tesla Builds World's Biggest Battery in Australian Outback

The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, an official said Friday, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 100-day guarantee. Musk promised to build...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 10:41 PM EST

FCC Head Ajit Pai Goes After Hollywood, Tech Companies

FCC Head Ajit Pai Goes After Hollywood, Tech Companies

The head of the Federal Communications Commission defended his plan to undo the country's net-neutrality rules by bringing the culture wars to telecommunications policy. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai last week unveiled...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 07:19 PM EST

Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage

Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage

Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals. The revelation triggered a delay in a high-profile trial over whether the...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 07:33 PM EST

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook is turning to artificial intelligence to detect if someone might be contemplating suicide. Facebook already has mechanisms for flagging posts from people thinking about harming themselves. The new...

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