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Friday, May 12, 2017 at 08:43 PM EDT

4th Grader With Cancer Uses Robot to Attend Class

4th Grader With Cancer Uses Robot to Attend Class

Phillip Lippolis, a student at Boyden Elementary School in Walpole, Massachusetts, is battling leukemia. But while he's home, he's able to attend school with his friends via "Philbot,"a robot able...

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 12:18 AM EDT

Global Extortion Cyberattack Hits Dozens of Nations

Global Extortion Cyberattack Hits Dozens of Nations

Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. It was believed to...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 06:34 PM EDT

Microsoft Aims to Create a More Versatile Windows 10

Microsoft Aims to Create a More Versatile Windows 10

Microsoft will try to make Windows 10 more versatile with a wave of new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobile devices. The added bells and...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 04:44 PM EDT

Tesla's Highly Anticipated Solar Roof Tiles Hit The Market

Tesla's Highly Anticipated Solar Roof Tiles Hit The Market

Tesla's new solar roof tiles, a sleek alternative to solar panels for those seeking to power their homes through solar energy, have hit the market, the company’s CEO Elon Musk announced Wednesday. The glass...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 01:40 PM EDT

Snap CEO, Co-Founder Could Lose More Than $1B Each

Snap CEO, Co-Founder Could Lose More Than $1B Each

Snapchat's poorly-received first earnings report and subsequent drop in stock led CEO Evan Spiegel to lose more than the $750 million he received in a stock bonus for completing his company's initial public...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 06:47 AM EDT

What's Holding Back Self-Driving Cars? Human Drivers

What's Holding Back Self-Driving Cars? Human Drivers

In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robotaxis. A self-drivi...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 06:30 PM EDT

Half-Billion Windows 10 Devices, But PC Slump Stunts Growth

Half-Billion Windows 10 Devices, But PC Slump Stunts Growth

Microsoft's latest version of Windows is faring better than its maligned predecessor, but the software's growth is still stunted by a shift away from personal computers. Windows 10 is now running on a...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 05:41 PM EDT

Snap Plunges on First Earnings Report as Public Company

Snap Plunges on First Earnings Report as Public Company

Snap, parent company of social media site Snapchat, reported quarterly financial results for the first time on Wednesday, posting revenue that missed estimates and slower-than-expected user growth. Shares...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 10:49 AM EDT

The 5 Highest-Paying Tech Summer Internships: Survey

The 5 Highest-Paying Tech Summer Internships: Survey

The top internships in the tech industry these days aren't the monotonous office drone work, CNBC reports. They offer challenging projects that pay thousands of dollars a month. The highest paying summer...

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 09:42 PM EDT

Suicide Online: Facebook Aims to Save Lives With New Actions

Suicide Online: Facebook Aims to Save Lives With New Actions

The alarming video of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff's deputies to find and save her — a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental...

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