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Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 12:11 PM CDT

Agriculture Industry Struggles to Fill Thousands of Jobs

Agriculture Industry Struggles to Fill Thousands of Jobs

With another 1.2 billion people expected to join the world population by 2030, the agriculture industry is struggling to find qualified workers to fill thousands of highly-skilled jobs.

Monday, Jun 6, 2016 at 10:42 AM CDT

Facebook Founder's Social Accounts Hacked

Facebook Founder's Social Accounts Hacked

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg briefly found some of his social accounts hijacked. Screenshots preserved by the technology website Engadget appeared to show someone using the little-used Twitter account to say...

Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 at 06:32 PM CDT

Apple Reporting Outages for Some of Its Services

Apple Reporting Outages for Some of Its Services

Some of Apple's core services came back online Thursday evening after an outage that affected the App store and some functions of iCloud, CNBC reported. Starting between 3 and 4 p.m.

Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 at 07:51 AM CDT

'The Sims' Removes Gender Barriers in Video Game

'The Sims' Removes Gender Barriers in Video Game

"The Sims" publisher Electronic Arts and developer Maxis said a free update available Thursday for "The Sims 4" will remove gender boundaries and allow players to create virtual townsfolk — or Sims, as...

Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 05:40 AM CDT

Automakers Still Installing Defective Air Bags: Report

Automakers Still Installing Defective Air Bags: Report

At least four automakers are selling new vehicles that have potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators, according to a new Senate report. Some Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota and Volkswagen vehicles from the...

Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 at 09:47 AM CDT

Futuristic Dubai Office Showcases 3-D Printing's Potential

Futuristic Dubai Office Showcases 3-D Printing's Potential

There are office printers that spit out documents and others that always seem to jam. And then there those that make the office itself. A small group of employees in Dubai is starting to move into a new...

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 07:50 AM CDT

Australia to Sell Bitcoins Confiscated as Proceeds of Crime

Australia to Sell Bitcoins Confiscated as Proceeds of Crime

About $13 million in bitcoins will be auctioned in Sydney in June after Australian police confiscated the digital currency as proceeds of crime, an official said Tuesday. Ernst & Young was running the process...

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 04:27 PM CDT

Why Not Use Streaming Technology for Aircraft Data?

Why Not Use Streaming Technology for Aircraft Data?

The use of black boxes to record critical flight data is striking many experts as antiquated, even though technology exists to stream information from an aircraft to a ground computer, according to NBC

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 03:51 PM CDT

NASA Taking Another Stab At Inflating Space Station Room

NASA Taking Another Stab At Inflating Space Station Room

NASA is taking a second crack at inflating an experimental room at the International Space Station.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 07:48 PM CDT

SpaceX Postpones Rocket Launch, Attempted Landing

SpaceX Postpones Rocket Launch, Attempted Landing

SpaceX postponed the satellite launch of a rocket that would attempt to land on a ship at sea for a third time Thursday, NBC News reported. The launch was postponed until Friday, because of a “tiny glitch...

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