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Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 06:20 AM CST

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Technique

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Technique

Britain's fertility regulator has approved a scientist's application to edit the human genetic code using a new technique that some fear crosses too many ethical boundaries. In a statement Monday, the Human...

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 at 07:43 AM CST

Winner Named in Hyperloop Design Competition

Winner Named in Hyperloop Design Competition

MIT student engineers won a competition to transform SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk' idea into a design for a Hyperloop to move pods of people at high speed.

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 at 07:09 PM CST

Tesla Opens First Supercharge Station In DFW

Tesla Opens First Supercharge Station In DFW

The six charger station at Denton’s Rayzor Ranch Marketplace allows Tesla drivers to charge up fast for free; making Denton a new destination for them.

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 09:28 PM CST

Facebook, Instagram Ban 'Peer-to-Peer' Gun Sales

Facebook, Instagram Ban 'Peer-to-Peer' Gun Sales

Facebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, announcing Friday a new policy barring private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.The new policy applies...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 02:55 PM CST

Apple Recalls AC Adapters Over Potential Shock Hazard

Apple Recalls AC Adapters Over Potential Shock Hazard

Apple issued a voluntary recall this week of certain AC wall plug adapters because they may break and cause electrical shock when touched. In a statement posted on their site, Apple said it's recalling AC wall...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 05:18 PM CST

Zuckerberg Surpasses Kochs on Bloomberg Billionaire List

Zuckerberg Surpasses Kochs on Bloomberg Billionaire List

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has passed billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch to become the sixth richest person on the planet, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. No, the social media...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 05:01 AM CST

Samsung Warns of Tough 2016 After 4Q Profit Sinks

Samsung Warns of Tough 2016 After 4Q Profit Sinks

Samsung Electronics reported Thursday a bigger-than-expected decline in fourth quarter earnings as its mainstay smartphone and semiconductor businesses suffered from weakening global demand for consumer...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 07:14 PM CST

Facebook to Expand 'Like' Button 'Pretty Soon'

Facebook to Expand 'Like' Button 'Pretty Soon'

It won't be long before Facebook's 1.6 billion users have more ways to quickly express their feelings on the world's largest social network. After four months of testing outside the U.S., Facebook CEO...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 04:34 PM CST

Facebook Breaks $5B Revenue Barrier in Strong 4Q

Facebook Breaks $5B Revenue Barrier in Strong 4Q

Facebook is growing at an exceptional pace as it enters adolescence, propelling it into a better position to challenge Google as the Internet's most powerful company. Facebook's fourth-quarter report Wednesday...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 03:34 PM CST

Parents Warned to Secure Baby Video Monitors: Officials

Parents Warned to Secure Baby Video Monitors: Officials

New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs is warning parents to secure Internet-connected video baby monitors, NBC News reported. Officials say there have been many reports of devices being infiltrated...

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