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Sunday, Jul 2, 2017 at 05:15 PM CDT

Facebook Drone Could One Day Provide Global Internet Access

Facebook Drone Could One Day Provide Global Internet Access

A solar-powered drone backed by Facebook that could one day provide worldwide internet access has quietly completed a test flight in Arizona after an earlier attempt ended with a crash landing. Facebook founder...

Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 at 04:53 PM CDT

This Day in History: July 1, Brings us Zip Codes and Walkman

This Day in History: July 1, Brings us Zip Codes and Walkman

On July 1, in 1963 the United States Postal Service was revolutionized by the implementation of ZIP codes; 16 years later Sony changed the world with the introduction of the 'Walkman'.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 10:15 AM CDT

Nike to Start Selling Sneakers Through Online Giant Amazon

Nike to Start Selling Sneakers Through Online Giant Amazon<br /><br />

Nike said it will sell some of its sneakers through e-commerce giant Amazon, part of a plan to make its swoosh-branded products available in more places online. Shoppers can already find Nike goods on...

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 10:18 AM CDT

Germany Passes Law to Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech

Germany Passes Law to Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech

German lawmakers approved a bill on Friday aimed at cracking down on hate speech on social networks, which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online. Social media platforms such as...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 01:43 PM CDT

Grindr Asks Judge to Toss Lawsuit Condemning Gay Dating App

Grindr Asks Judge to Toss Lawsuit Condemning Gay Dating App

A judge will decide if a lawsuit can proceed against a gay dating app after more than 1,000 men accosted a New York man at home and work after an ex-boyfriend posted fake profiles. Grindr asked a Manhattan...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 02:02 PM CDT

Large Study Links Key Pesticide to Weakened Honeybee Hives

Large Study Links Key Pesticide to Weakened Honeybee Hives

A common and much-criticized pesticide dramatically weakens already vulnerable honeybee hives, according to a new massive field study in three European countries. For more than a decade, the populations of...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 02:42 PM CDT

At 10, the iPhone Is Still Changing Everything: Analysis

At 10, the iPhone Is Still Changing Everything: Analysis

It's been 10 years since Apple launched the iPhone, puzzling critics with its all-glass screen without a raised keyboard. Today, the first model seems tiny and and low-powered, NBC News reports, but at the time...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 10:08 AM CDT

Happy Birthday, iPhone!

Happy Birthday, iPhone!

Thursday, June 29, marks the 10-year anniversary for the Apple iPhone. Since 2007, Apple has sold over a billion iPhones and changed the way we communicate through features like Facetime and HD cameras.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 06:48 AM CDT

Online Hate Speech May Get Social Networks Fined in Germany

Online Hate Speech May Get Social Networks Fined in Germany

German lawmakers are poised to pass a bill designed to enforce the country's existing limits on free speech — including the long-standing ban on Holocaust denial — in social networks. Critics including tech...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 09:30 PM CDT

NTT DATA to Bring More Jobs to Plano

NTT DATA to Bring More Jobs to Plano

Governor Greg Abbott announced that NTT DATA is putting its new North American headquarters in Plano.

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