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Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 05:57 AM CDT

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Working on 'Top Secret Masterplan'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Working on 'Top Secret Masterplan'

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, under pressure after a fatal crash involving one of his electric cars, went on Twitter Sunday to say he's working on another "Top Secret Tesla Masterplan." He said he hoped to publish...

Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 04:10 PM CDT

'Pokemon Go' Can Lead to Real-Life Pains

'Pokemon Go' Can Lead to Real-Life Pains

Beware: "Pokemon Go," a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health.

Friday, Jul 8, 2016 at 07:19 AM CDT

NASA to Deploy Flying Laboratory in Greenhouse Gas Study

NASA to Deploy Flying Laboratory in Greenhouse Gas Study

When it comes to research, NASA's DC-8 jetliner is the only way to fly. The plane resembles a typical commercial airliner from the outside, except for the giant NASA logo on its tail.

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 12:55 PM CDT

Crooks Fleece "Computers for Learning" Program

Crooks Fleece "Computers for Learning" Program

The "Computers for Learning" program takes unused, excess computers from government buildings and sends them, free of charge, to public schools and non-profits nationwide. But as NBC Washington reporter...

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 02:08 PM CDT

Apple Urges Organ Donation Via New iPhone Software

Apple Urges Organ Donation Via New iPhone Software

CEO Tim Cook says he hopes the new software, set for limited release this month, will help ease a critical and longstanding donor shortage. He said the problem hit home when his friend and former boss,...

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 09:57 AM CDT

Dating Site Faces Probe Over Use of 'Fembots'

Dating Site Faces Probe Over Use of 'Fembots'

The parent company of infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, hit by a devastating hack last year, is now the target of a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation, the new executives seeking to revive...

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 05:45 AM CDT

Too Dangerous to Talk? Some Cities Explore 911 Texting

Too Dangerous to Talk? Some Cities Explore 911 Texting

With gunshots ringing out just feet away, Eddie Justice hid in a bathroom in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and frantically texted his mother for help. "Call police," he wrote.

Monday, Jul 4, 2016 at 03:47 PM CDT

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Prepares for Cosmic Date With Jupiter

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Prepares for Cosmic Date With Jupiter

A solar-powered spacecraft is spinning toward Jupiter for the closest encounter with the biggest planet in our solar system. NASA's Juno spacecraft fires its main rocket engine late Monday to slow itself...

Monday, Jul 4, 2016 at 05:27 AM CDT

Tesla Motors Ships Fewer Cars Than Expected Last Quarter

Tesla Motors Ships Fewer Cars Than Expected Last Quarter

Tesla Motors shipped fewer autos to customers in the past three months, making it unlikely the electric car company would meet prior expectations for delivering 80,000 to 90,000 vehicles this year. The...

Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 at 08:19 AM CDT

Apple Sued In China Over Showing of 90s War Film

Apple Sued In China Over Showing of 90s War Film

Apple is being sued by a subsidiary of China's broadcasting regulator over a propaganda film more than 20 years old, in the latest legal wrangling for the tech giant in China in recent weeks. A Beijing...

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