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Sunday, Apr 10, 2016 at 04:27 PM CDT

SpaceX Delivers 1st Inflatable Room for Astronauts

SpaceX Delivers 1st Inflatable Room for Astronauts

SpaceX has made good on a high-priority delivery: the world's first inflatable room for astronauts. A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, two days after launching from...

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 04:48 PM CDT

Netflix Hikes Prices for Standard HD Service in May

Netflix Hikes Prices for Standard HD Service in May

Netflix will raise the price for members streaming its standard HD service by $2 in May, NBC News reported. Netflix previously announced that a "substantial number" of U.S. subs will see the price hike.

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 11:08 AM CDT

Adobe Issues Emergency Flash Player Security Update

Adobe Issues Emergency Flash Player Security Update

Adobe issued an emergency security update for Flash Player on Thursday after researchers discovered a security flaw that hackers have been exploiting to infect computers with ransomware. The software maker urged...

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 06:30 AM CDT

Space Station Getting Inflatable Room, Cosmic 1st

Space Station Getting Inflatable Room, Cosmic 1st

Forget blowup air mattresses. Space station astronauts are getting their first inflatable room. It's a technology demo meant to pave the way for moon bases and Mars expeditions, as well as orbiting outposts...

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 04:06 PM CDT

Unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Blasts Off

Unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Blasts Off

An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida Friday afternoon, carrying the module aboard the Dragon capsule. The first stage of the leftover booster landed on an ocean barge...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 10:26 AM CDT

FBI Chief: iPhone Hack Works on 'Narrow Slice of Phones'

FBI Chief: iPhone Hack Works on 'Narrow Slice of Phones'

The tool used to break into the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone will only work on a "narrow slice of phones," and almost certainly does not work on the iPhone 5s or 6, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 06:12 AM CDT

Humans Aroused When Touching Robots: Study

Humans Aroused When Touching Robots: Study

Researchers at Stanford University studying the physiological impact of human-on-bot contact found that "touching areas perceived as private made the skin more moist," NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016 at 03:45 PM CDT

Cybercriminals Work Harder, Longer Hours: Study

Cybercriminals Work Harder, Longer Hours: Study

There are new trends in the world of computer hacking, from longer working hours to an increase in self-promotion, according to a new study, NBC News reported. The third annual Dell SecureWorks Underground...

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 at 07:05 PM CDT

Twitter to Stream Thursday Night NFL Games

Twitter to Stream Thursday Night NFL Games

The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday night games. When the league negotiated its latest deal for Thursdays, it decided to sell the streaming rights separately for an "over the top" broadcast.

Sunday, Apr 3, 2016 at 07:17 PM CDT

US Infrastructure Vulnerable to Hackers With Google, Passwords

US Infrastructure Vulnerable to Hackers With Google, Passwords

Authorities say the country’s dams, stadiums, traffic controls and power grids can be accessed by anyone with simple passwords or no passwords at all, NBC News reported. New York U.S.

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