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Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 06:42 AM CDT

Snowden Advanced Encryption '7 Years': Spy Chief

Snowden Advanced Encryption '7 Years': Spy Chief

Edward Snowden's revelations about the U.S. government's spying activities spurred advanced encryption technologies by "about seven years," National Intelligence Director James Clapper said Monday during a talk...

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 06:09 AM CDT

Toxic Old TVs Are Ticking Time Bomb for Environment

Toxic Old TVs Are Ticking Time Bomb for Environment

The global slump in commodities, marked by low prices of raw materials like lead and copper, is leading to old electronics being dumped and e-recycling companies improperly disposing of them, NBC News...

Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 at 04:55 PM CDT

Solar Plane Travelling Around the World to Land in Bay Area

Solar Plane Travelling Around the World to Land in Bay Area

The pilot of a solar-powered airplane on an around-the-world journey said Saturday that stopping in California's Silicon Valley will help link the daring project to the pioneering spirit of the area. Pilot...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 01:24 PM CDT

FBI Paid More Than $1M for iPhone-Cracking Software

FBI Paid More Than $1M for iPhone-Cracking Software

The FBI paid more than a million dollars for software to hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, NBC News reported. "A lot, more than I will make in the remainder of this job, which is...

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 01:22 PM CDT

EU Alleges Google Rigs Global Market, Launches Antitrust Probe

EU Alleges Google Rigs Global Market, Launches Antitrust Probe

The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment to its...

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 08:26 PM CDT

Consumer Reports Questions Quality of Tesla's Model X SUV

Consumer Reports Questions Quality of Tesla's Model X SUV

Tesla Motors' shares have come under pressure after Consumer Reports questioned the quality of its new Model X SUV. Consumer Reports says owners have reported that the Model X's gull-wing rear doors don't work....

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