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Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 at 05:53 AM CDT

Verizon Creates 'Oath' as New Company to Run Yahoo, AOL

Verizon Creates 'Oath' as New Company to Run Yahoo, AOL

Verizon Communications will create a new company called Oath after it completes its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and melds the troubled internet company with its AOL operations. Oath will oversee Yahoo and...

Monday, Apr 3, 2017 at 09:36 AM CDT

Cyborgs at Work: Employees Getting Implanted With Microchips

Cyborgs at Work: Employees Getting Implanted With Microchips

The syringe slides in between the thumb and index finger. Then, with a click, a microchip is injected in the employee's hand. Another "cyborg" is created. What could pass for a dystopian vision of the workplace...

Monday, Apr 3, 2017 at 05:59 AM CDT

Would You Let a Robot Cut Your Lawn?

Would You Let a Robot Cut Your Lawn?

A North Dallas entrepreneur has launched his version of a "Roomba" robot, which leaves your lawn's grass freshly cut.

Monday, Apr 3, 2017 at 07:20 AM CDT

North Texas Man Says His Laptop Exploded, Wants Answers

North Texas Man Says His Laptop Exploded, Wants Answers

A North Texas man says his Acer laptop exploded while charging overnight.

Monday, Apr 3, 2017 at 09:52 PM CDT

Tesla Reports Record Deliveries of Vehicles in 1st Quarter

Tesla Reports Record Deliveries of Vehicles in 1st Quarter

Electric car maker Tesla Inc. says it delivered a record 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter, up 69 percent from the same period last year. Tesla said Sunday that it delivered about 13,450 Model S cars and...

Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 at 05:20 AM CDT

Dems Urge Trump to Veto Bill Blocking Online Privacy Rule

Dems Urge Trump to Veto Bill Blocking Online Privacy Rule

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is urging President Donald Trump to veto a resolution that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could allow internet providers to sell information about their...

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 04:27 PM CDT

Google Releases 'Ms. Pac-Maps'

Google Releases 'Ms. Pac-Maps'

As part of April Fools' Day, Google has released a special Ms. Pac-Man game you can play using Google Maps. The browser game works on computers and mobile devices. It will be available until April 4.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 08:20 PM CDT

Twitter Removes Username From 140-Character Count in Replies

Twitter Removes Username From 140-Character Count in Replies

Twitter has found more creative ways to ease its 140-character limit without officially raising it. Now, the company says that when you reply to someone — or to a group — usernames will no longer count...

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:42 PM CDT

Imagining a Martian Menu, Scientists Are Serving Up Spuds

Imagining a Martian Menu, Scientists Are Serving Up Spuds

Could potatoes one day support human life on Mars? Scientists in Peru have used a simulator that mimics the harsh conditions on the Red Planet to successfully grow a small potato plant. It's an experiment...

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 09:23 AM CDT

Here's What Gets Left Behind in Uber Cabs Most Often

Here's What Gets Left Behind in Uber Cabs Most Often

The most forgetful American Uber users are found on either coast, the company said Wednesday, and they leave behind some weird things. Los Angeles and New York City are the two most forgetful cities in...

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