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Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 03:09 PM CDT

Why Is Facebook Keen on Robots? It's Just the Future of AI

Why Is Facebook Keen on Robots? It's Just the Future of AI

Facebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, among them a roboticist known for her work at Disney making animated figures move in more human-like...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 02:43 PM CDT

Here Are the Emojis That Get Used Most and Least

Here Are the Emojis That Get Used Most and Least

If you find yourself frequently sending the heart or face with tears of joy emojis, you’re in good company. Those two are among the most commonly sent emojis on Facebook and Twitter. The social media networks...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:29 AM CDT

UTA Researcher Develops New Tool to Help ALS Patients

UTA Researcher Develops New Tool to Help ALS Patients

New technology developed by a UT-Arlington researcher could be a game changer when it comes to improving the lives of people who suffer from ALS. And it was all inspired by his own family's experiences and...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 01:12 PM CDT

Apple, Google Cashed in on Conspiracy App

Apple, Google Cashed in on Conspiracy App

An app that sent alerts about a child sex ring conspiracy theory called QAnon stayed in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store for months, raising revenue for the conspirators and the tech giants, NBC News...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 06:51 AM CDT

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk

A British diver involved in the Thai cave rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their soccer coach is reportedly considering legal action against Tesla head Elon Musk for having called him a "pedo guy." Spelun...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:50 AM CDT

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

Nissan is recalling nearly 105,000 small cars to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. Included are the 2011 Versa sedan and the 2011 and 2012...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 02:17 PM CDT

FCC May Start Charging $225 to Look Into Consumer Complaints

FCC May Start Charging $225 to Look Into Consumer Complaints

Consumers who ask the Federal Communications Commission to investigate complaints against broadband providers would be charged $225 — possibly more than the amount in dispute — under a proposal the FCC is voting...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 12:14 PM CDT

Fortnite Season 5 Arrives: What You Should Know

Fortnite Season 5 Arrives: What You Should Know

After weeks of hype and bringing items from the online game into the real world, Season 5 of Fortnite has arrived. For those who haven’t yet joined the craze, Fortnite is a game available on consoles, PC and...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 01:35 PM CDT

Twitter Announces Purge of Locked Accounts

Twitter Announces Purge of Locked Accounts

Twitter users, don't despair if you see a sudden drop in followers soon. NBC News reports that the social media company is set to begin a purge this week of tens of millions of accounts flagged as suspicious...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 10:52 PM CDT

Dallas to Austin in 19 Minutes? Hyperloop Seen as Viable

Dallas to Austin in 19 Minutes? Hyperloop Seen as Viable

Local officials are studying a new transportation system that could create the fastest ground travel method in the state. Imagine riding from Dallas to Austin in 19 minutes.

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