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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...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 06:38 PM CDT

Feds to Investigate 1st US Self-Driving Car Death

Feds to Investigate 1st US Self-Driving Car Death

The first U.S. self-driving car fatality took place in May when the driver of a Tesla S sports car using the vehicle's "autopilot" automated driving system died in a collision with a truck in Florida, federal...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 11:12 AM CDT

NBC to Offer VR Olympics Content to Samsung Users

NBC to Offer VR Olympics Content to Samsung Users

The content, which will be presented on delay during the games running Aug. 6 to Aug. 22, will include opening and closing ceremonies, men's basketball, gymnastics, track and field, and other sports.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 07:45 AM CDT

Tesla Investor Group Wants Less Dominance by Musk

Tesla Investor Group Wants Less Dominance by Musk

An investor group has requested that Tesla Motors add two independent directors to its board and separate the roles of chairman and chief executive, citing founder and CEO Elon Musk's dominance of the board...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 04:28 PM CDT

'What Is the EU?' Among Top UK Google Searches After Brexit

'What Is the EU?' Among Top UK Google Searches After Brexit

The United Kingdom's historic vote to exit the European Union is dominating the conversation online as well as global headlines. Google Trends is reporting spiking searches in the United Kingdom for "getting an...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:15 AM CDT

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

The shot wasn’t always steady, and sometimes people got in the way. Such are the perils of recording video on a cellphone. Streaming media conveyed House Democrats' message to the masses when C-SPAN cameras...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 05:13 AM CDT

Robotic Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch

Robotic Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch

A new robotic pup does a lot of things real dogs are known for — it plays fetch, hides under the dinner table and even cleans up dirty dishes — only without the slobber. Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts-based...

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