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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 10:24 AM CDT

Drone Convention Hits Dallas

Drone Convention Hits Dallas

The AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017 is the largest convention for unmanned systems (drones) and robotics. Industry leaders from 55 different countries have converged in downtown Dallas for a four day convention. The...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 04:41 PM CDT

Snap Plunges on First Earnings Report as Public Company

Snap Plunges on First Earnings Report as Public Company

Snap, parent company of social media site Snapchat, reported quarterly financial results for the first time on Wednesday, posting revenue that missed estimates and slower-than-expected user growth. Shares...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 09:49 AM CDT

The 5 Highest-Paying Tech Summer Internships: Survey

The 5 Highest-Paying Tech Summer Internships: Survey

The top internships in the tech industry these days aren't the monotonous office drone work, CNBC reports. They offer challenging projects that pay thousands of dollars a month. The highest paying summer...

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 08:42 PM CDT

Suicide Online: Facebook Aims to Save Lives With New Actions

Suicide Online: Facebook Aims to Save Lives With New Actions

The alarming video of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff's deputies to find and save her — a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 08:59 AM CDT

Silicon Valley Companies Hiring, But Not From Ivy League Schools: Report

Silicon Valley Companies Hiring, But Not From Ivy League Schools: Report

Considering shelling out big bucks on an Ivy League education? You may want to reconsider that – at least if you're eyeing a job in Silicon Valley. The list of top 10 universities big-name California tech...

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 01:12 PM CDT

Cheating on the Rise as Competitive Gaming Goes Mainstream

Cheating on the Rise as Competitive Gaming Goes Mainstream

Cheating, or hacking, is an issue as competitive video gaming breaks into mainstream entertainment. Prizes ranging from sponsorships to social media fame to cash rewards are prompting some to seek an edge...

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 01:49 PM CDT

Feds Probe Uber's Use of Fake App to Stymie City Inspectors

Feds Probe Uber's Use of Fake App to Stymie City Inspectors

The Justice Department is probing allegations that Uber used phony software to thwart city efforts to make sure the ride-hailing company follows local regulations. The city of Portland, Oregon, says in an April...

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 08:21 AM CDT

Why Teachers Hate Fidget Spinners

Why Teachers Hate Fidget Spinners

There's a new toy that's becoming all the rage -- fidget spinners.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 01:03 PM CDT

Americans Hang Up on Landlines as Cellphone Homes Dominate

Americans Hang Up on Landlines as Cellphone Homes Dominate

Deborah Braswell, a university administrator in Alabama, is a member of a dwindling group — people with a landline phone at home. According to a U.S. government study released Thursday, 50.8 percent of homes...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 06:28 PM CDT

Apple Pledges $1 Billion Boost to US Manufacturing

Apple Pledges $1 Billion Boost to US Manufacturing

Apple plans to start a $1 billion fund to create more advanced manufacturing jobs in the United States, company CEO Tim Cook told “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on Wednesday. As CNBC reports, the fund fits into...

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