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Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 01:11 AM CST

In Trump's Twitter Presidency, Experts See Risks and Rewards

In Trump's Twitter Presidency, Experts See Risks and Rewards

Former President Barack Obama was the first commander-in-chief to ever send a tweet, but President Donald Trump is pioneering an approach to mass communication that may put Twitter at the center of his strategy,...

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 08:13 AM CST

Google's Pixel is Giving iPhone, Galaxy a Run For the Money

Google's Pixel is Giving iPhone, Galaxy a Run For the Money

The Pixel phone, Google's answer to Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy, is off to a promising start that would have been even better if consumer demand had been managed as smartly as the device's sleek design.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 at 02:24 PM CST

HP Recalls More Than 100,000 Batteries Due to Overheating

HP Recalls More Than 100,000 Batteries Due to Overheating

HP is recalling about 101,000 laptop batteries due to risk of overheating and causing fires. The company has expanded the number of recalled batteries to include those shipped with laptops sold between March...

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 07:56 PM CST

Note 7 Battery Design, Manufacturing Caused Fires: Samsung

Note 7 Battery Design, Manufacturing Caused Fires: Samsung

Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday that problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire. The announcement of results from...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 04:22 AM CST

Facebook's Zuckerberg Attends VR Copyright Trial in Dallas

Facebook's Zuckerberg Attends VR Copyright Trial in Dallas

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg attended a trial in Dallas over alleged copyright infringement involving a virtual reality headset.

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 at 10:30 PM CST

IHOP: Clinton-Related Retweet Was Result of Hacked Social Media Account

IHOP: Clinton-Related Retweet Was Result of Hacked Social Media Account

IHOP said that sometime Sunday morning, the company’s Twitter account was hacked when a politically charged retweet appeared that caused some customers to pledge to never eat their golden fluffy pancakes again....

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 02:03 PM CST

Facebook Issues Briefly Affect Some Pages

Facebook Issues Briefly Affect Some Pages

Some Facebook pages weren't loading properly Friday for about an hour. The Facebook platform product dashboard didn't indicate any errors, but people on Twitter started tweeting about getting error pages soon...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 06:39 AM CST

Nintendo Reveals Launch of Switch Console

Nintendo Reveals Launch of Switch Console

The Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about $260) in Japan, starting March 3, the same date as its global rollout in the U.S. and Europe. The Japanese company promises the device will...

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 08:31 PM CST

VW Admits Emissions Cheating, Will Pay $4.3B

VW Admits Emissions Cheating, Will Pay $4.3B

Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany were indicted in the U.S. on Wednesday in the VW emissions-cheating scandal, while the company itself agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3...

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 05:23 AM CST

Honda Adds 772,000 Vehicles to Ongoing Air Bag Recall

Honda Adds 772,000 Vehicles to Ongoing Air Bag Recall

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 772,000 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in the U.S. for defective front passenger seat air bag inflators made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. The vehicles, announced in a...

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