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Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 04:42 PM CDT

Google Intensifies Campaign Against Online Extremism

Google Intensifies Campaign Against Online Extremism

Google is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups. The renewed efforts arrive in the...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 05:59 AM CDT

Experts Offer Social Media Tips for College Applicants

Experts Offer Social Media Tips for College Applicants

Google yourself. Curate your online photos. The general rule of thumb, as one private high school advises its students: Don't post anything you wouldn't want your grandmother to see. Guidance counselors have...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 01:33 PM CDT

Rape Victim Sues Uber, Says Execs Portrayed Her as a Liar

Rape Victim Sues Uber, Says Execs Portrayed Her as a Liar

A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for a second time, alleging that Uber executives got her private medical records and made false statements claiming she fabricated the...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 10:50 AM CDT

App for Air Pollution Could Make City Living a Lot Safer

App for Air Pollution Could Make City Living a Lot Safer

Out of a pollution study an app, that can pinpoint pollution hot spots block by block, is being developed for city dwellers, reported NBC News. A study suggests that it might be possible for local authorities...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 09:12 AM CDT

Outages Hit YouTube Friday Morning

Outages Hit YouTube Friday Morning

Some YouTube users were seeing error messages on the site Friday morning. An "internal service error" message that appeared around 9 a.m. ET showed a monkey with a hammer and code. The website DownDetector,...

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 08:42 AM CDT

Chrysler Recalls Nearly 297K Vehicles Over Air Bags

Chrysler Recalls Nearly 297K Vehicles Over Air Bags

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 297,000 vehicles for inadvertent air bag deployments.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 06:53 AM CDT

Save Money By Outsmarting a Smart Grill

Save Money By Outsmarting a Smart Grill

If grilling is your thing but you're stumped by when the food is finished, two grills claim to take out the guesswork.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 02:06 PM CDT

Drones Carrying Defibrillators Could Aid Heart Emergencies

Drones Carrying Defibrillators Could Aid Heart Emergencies

It sounds futuristic: drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest. Researchers tested the idea and found drones arrived at the scene of 18...

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 06:03 PM CDT

Uber CEO Kalanick to Take Leave of Absence

Uber CEO Kalanick to Take Leave of Absence

Freewheeling Uber faces major change. Its board is cracking down, its founder and CEO is stepping away indefinitely, and the company itself is coming to grips with measures intended to reform its toxic...

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 11:40 AM CDT

Marissa Mayer Says Goodbye as Verizon Completes Yahoo Deal

Marissa Mayer Says Goodbye as Verizon Completes Yahoo Deal

Yahoo was officially acquired by Verizon Tuesday, ending an era for the one-time dot com wunderkind, NBC News reported. And its CEO, Marissa Mayer, who has been one of the most high-profile female executives in...

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