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Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 06:16 AM CDT

Swiss Officials Say Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Spain

Swiss Officials Say Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Spain

Swiss officials say an experimental solar-powered airplane has completed a three-day flight across the Atlantic in the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Aero-Club of Switzerland said the Solar...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 02:26 PM CDT

Uber, Lyft Battle Governments Over Fingerprint Checks

Uber, Lyft Battle Governments Over Fingerprint Checks

Hailing a ride with a smartphone app in many U.S. cities is coming down to a fight over fingerprints. Following incidents where Uber drivers were found to have criminal records, a number of state and local...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 06:30 AM CDT

Small Commercial Drones Cleared for Takeoff

Small Commercial Drones Cleared for Takeoff

The Obama administration has cleared the way for routine commercial use of small drones. The decision comes after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the benefits of...

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 10:54 AM CDT

Reusable Unmanned Rocket in Texas Flight

Reusable Unmanned Rocket in Texas Flight

The private space company run by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has completed its fourth successful unmanned rocket launch and safe landing in West Texas using the same vehicle.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 05:20 AM CDT

Solar Plane Begins Trans-Atlantic Stretch of Global Journey

Solar Plane Begins Trans-Atlantic Stretch of Global Journey

A solar-powered airplane has begun its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from New York City early Monday morning. Bertrand Piccard,

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 05:53 PM CDT

Uber, Lyft Threaten to Leave Chicago Over License Rule

Uber, Lyft Threaten to Leave Chicago Over License Rule

Uber and Lyft are threatening to leave Chicago if a rideshare ordinance that was unanimously approved Friday by a joint City Council committee passes the full council next week. "It would make true ridesharing...

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 04:44 PM CDT

Hacker Floods ISIS Twitter Accounts With LGBT Messages

Hacker Floods ISIS Twitter Accounts With LGBT Messages

A hacker associated with Anonymous has gained control of what had been pro-ISIS Twitter accounts, according to NBC News. The hacker, who goes by the name WauchulaGhost, took control of the accounts and flooded...

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 08:30 AM CDT

AT&T to Boost GigaPower Access in South Dallas

AT&T to Boost GigaPower Access in South Dallas

Dallas-based AT&T is in the process of expanding access to its “ultra-fast” GigaPower Internet service in parts of southern Dallas.

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 at 02:54 PM CDT

Up Your Grill Game With BBQ Apps

Up Your Grill Game With BBQ Apps

Tech guru PC Mike Wendland looks at apps designed to help you make your barbecue a culinary success.

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 10:40 AM CDT

Spider-Man, Batman Coming to PlayStation

Spider-Man, Batman Coming to PlayStation

The Dark Knight and Spidey are among the heroes swinging onto the PlayStation. Sony announced at its Monday presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that a virtual reality rendition of Rocksteady...

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