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Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 01:09 AM CST

Tesla Builds World's Biggest Battery in Australian Outback

Tesla Builds World's Biggest Battery in Australian Outback

The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, an official said Friday, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 100-day guarantee. Musk promised to build...

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 06:49 AM CST

Cable Customer Returns Equipment, Left With Billing Issue

Cable Customer Returns Equipment, Left With Billing Issue

A North Texas woman says she waited months to have her money returned after returning her Spectrum equipment within the 30 day window.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 09:41 PM CST

FCC Head Ajit Pai Goes After Hollywood, Tech Companies

FCC Head Ajit Pai Goes After Hollywood, Tech Companies

The head of the Federal Communications Commission defended his plan to undo the country's net-neutrality rules by bringing the culture wars to telecommunications policy. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai last week unveiled...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 06:19 PM CST

Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage

Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage

Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals. The revelation triggered a delay in a high-profile trial over whether the...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 07:02 AM CST

Local Uber Driver Claims Her Fuel Card Was Hacked

Local Uber Driver Claims Her Fuel Card Was Hacked

A local Uber driver is demanding answers after she says her fuel card was hacked.

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 06:33 PM CST

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook is turning to artificial intelligence to detect if someone might be contemplating suicide. Facebook already has mechanisms for flagging posts from people thinking about harming themselves. The new...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 11:48 AM CST

Online Typo Costs One Consumer Hundreds of Dollars

Online Typo Costs One Consumer Hundreds of Dollars

A man who made a one-letter typo in a web address for Costco found out what it means to become a victim of typo piracy.

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 05:33 AM CST

Justices to Ponder Need for Warrant for Cellphone Tower Data

Justices to Ponder Need for Warrant for Cellphone Tower Data

Like almost everyone else in America, thieves tend to carry their cellphones with them to work. When they use their phones on the job, police find it easier to do their jobs. They can get cellphone tower...

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 10:20 PM CST

Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids

Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids

“Toy Freaks,” a popular YouTube channel followed by millions, was deactivated by the site last week for violating policies against child endangerment, NBC News reports. The channel, run by single father Gregory...

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 10:25 PM CST

Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally

Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally

Amazon CEO and world’s richest person Jeff Bezos is now even richer, according to an estimate Friday by Bloomberg. As CNBC reports, Bezos’ net worth surpassed $100 billion on Friday. Amazon shares hit a record...

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