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Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 12:49 PM CDT

NFL to Use New Technology in Footballs for Even More Statistics

NFL to Use New Technology in Footballs for Even More Statistics

The NFL will be able to know the speed, location and even the rotation of the league's footballs this season under new technology being used with the ball itself. For fans, that will mean even more statistics....

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 04:39 PM CDT

FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election

FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election

It is “likely” Russian political operatives spent $100,000 on Facebook ads with “divisive messages” between June 2015 and May 2017, the company said Wednesday. In a blog post on the issue and the company’s...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 01:43 PM CDT

House Passes Bill to Speed Deployment of Self-Driving Cars

House Passes Bill to Speed Deployment of Self-Driving Cars

The House voted Wednesday to speed the introduction of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology, and to permit...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 06:41 AM CDT

Hackers Hit US Power Companies, Utilities: Security Firm

Hackers Hit US Power Companies, Utilities: Security Firm

Advanced hackers have successfully broken into core operations systems after targeting energy companies in the United States and Europe, according to new report from a cybersecurity firm. Reuters reported that...

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 09:58 PM CDT

'Everyone Deserves a Chance': Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump's DACA Decision

'Everyone Deserves a Chance': Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump's DACA Decision

The Trump administration on Tuesday decided to scrap the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, triggering ripple effects throughout Silicon Valley. The tech industry is known as a place where...

Monday, Sep 4, 2017 at 09:01 AM CDT

Apple CEO Speaks Out as Trump Weighs Young Immigrants' Fate

Apple CEO Speaks Out as Trump Weighs Young Immigrants' Fate

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he is standing by hundreds of Apple immigrant employees brought to the United States as children who have been shielded from deportation by a program President Donald Trump might...

Sunday, Sep 3, 2017 at 06:54 PM CDT

Frustration Mounts Over Premiums for Individual Health Plans

Frustration Mounts Over Premiums for Individual Health Plans

Millions of people who buy individual health insurance policies and get no financial help from the Affordable Care Act are bracing for another year of double-digit premium increases, and their frustration is...

Friday, Sep 1, 2017 at 09:26 PM CDT

Roku Seeks $100M in IPO

Roku Seeks $100M in IPO

Video streaming player pioneer Roku is going public, hoping to raise money to expand into more households and fend off competitive threats from bigger technology companies. Roku listed a $100 million fundraisi...

Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 11:29 AM CDT

Apple's iPhone 8 Event Set for Sept. 12

Apple's iPhone 8 Event Set for Sept. 12

Apple will host its iPhone 8 event on Sept. 12, CNBC reported. The company sent invites out to the press with a note: "Let's meet at our place. Please join us for the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs...

Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 09:33 AM CDT

Cellphone Networks Have Weathered Harvey, So Far

Cellphone Networks Have Weathered Harvey, So Far

Roads, refineries and other infrastructure have taken a beating in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey, but cellphone networks so far remain largely functional.

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