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Friday, May 6, 2016 at 07:22 AM CDT

SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Rocket at Sea

SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Rocket at Sea

SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, following the launch of a Japanese communications satellite, NBC News reported. Company representatives weren't optimistic of a...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 06:36 PM CDT

Experts Urge Password Changes After Massive Cyber Attack

Experts Urge Password Changes After Massive Cyber Attack

Cybersecurity professionals are warning anyone with a personal email account to change their passwords after stolen user names and passwords were being offered up for sale on the Internet, NBC News reported.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 02:46 PM CDT

Apple Says Service Back After App Store Problem

Apple Says Service Back After App Store Problem

Apple said Thursday morning that "all users" were affected by a problem on its App Store that lasted from about 5 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., CNBC reported. The service had not been "working as expected," Apple...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 03:22 PM CDT

Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Facebook has given a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its photo-sharing app, Instagram, according to Reuters. "I wanted to see if Instagram's comment field could stand...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 08:40 PM CDT

Switch to Chip Cards Not So Smooth

Switch to Chip Cards Not So Smooth

The switch to those chip credit cards has been anything but smooth. A representative from the White House met with consumer and industry representatives at a Capitol Hill forum Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 06:45 AM CDT

Gangs Using Tech Present New Challenges for Police

Gangs Using Tech Present New Challenges for Police

The FBI in its latest national gang report says the use of technology among gang members is creating "unique challenges for law enforcement." Tech-savvy gang members staying a step ahead of police is also...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:10 PM CDT

Robot Helps Local School Boy

Robot Helps Local School Boy

A young man with Spina Bifida got some much needed help in the classroom from an unlikely source.

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 06:06 AM CDT

James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build Safer Gun

James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build Safer Gun

Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path. His family is renowned for its premier line...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 04:43 AM CDT

'Shark Eye' Camera Shows Why Some Sharks Glow: Study

'Shark Eye' Camera Shows Why Some Sharks Glow: Study

San Diego researchers have discovered that some sharks use their fluorescent glow to communicate with other sharks deep under water, and their research has provided some really cool images to show how it...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 11:01 AM CDT

SCOTUS Approves Rule Change to Expand FBI Hacking Power

SCOTUS Approves Rule Change to Expand FBI Hacking Power

The U.S. Supreme Court approved a measure on Thursday that would allow judges to issue warrants for computer searches in any jurisdiction. Civil liberties groups say it unnecessarily expands the FBI's hacking...

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