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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 03:40 PM CDT

Apple Boosts iPhone Security After Mideast Spyware Discovery

Apple Boosts iPhone Security After Mideast Spyware Discovery

A botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software has trigged a global upgrade of Apple's mobile operating system, researchers said Thursday.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:11 PM CDT

What If Apple Really Ditches the iPhone Headphone Jack?

What If Apple Really Ditches the iPhone Headphone Jack?

The next iPhone may be too skinny for the traditional headphone jack. The potential change is something that has many wondering how the absence of the 3.5 mm headphone jack could impact some of the ways people...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:44 PM CDT

WhatsApp to Share Phone Numbers With Facebook

WhatsApp to Share Phone Numbers With Facebook

Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads and Facebook...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 08:19 AM CDT

NY Artist Paints Giant 'Pokemon Go' Mural

NY Artist Paints Giant 'Pokemon Go' Mural

Efren Andaluz painted 151 Pokemon on the side of his studio on Long Island. This time-lapse video shows how it all came together.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 01:14 PM CDT

Meet Octobot, a Robot That's a Real Softie, and Cheap

Meet Octobot, a Robot That's a Real Softie, and Cheap

The latest revolutionary robot isn't the metallic, costly machine you'd expect: It's squishy like Silly Putty, wireless, battery-less and made for pennies by a 3-D printer. Meet Octobot.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 03:24 PM CDT

Tesla Lays Claim to World's Fastest Production Car

Tesla Lays Claim to World's Fastest Production Car

Tesla Motors says a new version of the Model S electric car is the quickest production car in the world from zero to 60 miles per hour. The company says the Model S P100D sedan can go from stopped to 60 in 2.5...

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 at 08:41 AM CDT

Twitter Unveils New Features to Filter Tweets, Notifications

Twitter Unveils New Features to Filter Tweets, Notifications

Twitter says in a blog post that it has modified its notification settings to include the ability to see only notifications from people they follow. It's also introducing what it calls a "quality filter" that it...

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 09:29 PM CDT

Self-Driving Uber Cars to Soon Ferry Passengers in Pittsburgh

Self-Driving Uber Cars to Soon Ferry Passengers in Pittsburgh

In a few weeks, Uber will start using self-driving cars to carry passengers in Pittsburgh, raising the stakes in the fast-track race to deploy autonomous vehicles. The ride-hailing company said Thursday...

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 12:57 PM CDT

Twitter Suspends 360K Accounts Over 'Violent Extremism'

Twitter Suspends 360K Accounts Over 'Violent Extremism'

Twitter says it has suspended 360,000 accounts since mid-2015 for violating its policies banning the promotion of terrorism and violent extremism. The San Francisco-based company says it has also made progress...

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 08:45 AM CDT

'Flying Bum': World's Largest AirshipTakes Maiden Voyage

'Flying Bum': World's Largest AirshipTakes Maiden Voyage

The world's largest aircraft has taken off on its maiden flight, NBC News reported. The 302-foot-long "Airlander 10" is filled with 1.3 million cubic feet of helium, can reach an altitude of up to 16,000 feet...

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