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Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 09:23 PM EDT

US Regulators Accuse Google of Underpaying Female Workers

US Regulators Accuse Google of Underpaying Female Workers

Government investigators looking into how Google pays its employees have accused the tech giant of shortchanging women doing similar work to men. A U.S. Department of Labor official disclosed the agency's...

Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 05:05 PM EDT

US Restricts Drone Flights Over 133 Military Facilities

US Restricts Drone Flights Over 133 Military Facilities

Drone flights over 133 military facilities will be restricted for security reasons, marking the first time such flight restrictions have been applied only to drones rather than aircraft in general, the U.S....

Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 12:17 PM EDT

Kids Gaming Site is Breeding Ground for Predators, Mom Warns

Kids Gaming Site is Breeding Ground for Predators, Mom Warns

A Louisiana mother is sounding the alarm about a popular online gaming site for kids, telling NBC 4 New York's I-Team she believes her son was "groomed" by a sexual predator who was lurking in the virtual...

Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 11:51 AM EDT

Google Adds 'Fact-Check' Tool to Search Results

Google Adds 'Fact-Check' Tool to Search Results

Google debuted a fact-checking tool for its search and news results Friday, amid mounting pressure on internet firms to police content it hosts online and criticism the company helps spread misinformation, CNBC...

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 02:31 PM EDT

A 3D Device is Changing the Way Amputees Swim

A 3D Device is Changing the Way Amputees Swim

A 3D-printed device is helping amputees swim again, "Today" reported. After losing part of his left leg in Afghanistan, Dan Lasko, a former United States Marine, never thought he'd be able to swim the way he...

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 12:58 PM EDT

Comcast Announces Cellular Plans on Verizon Network

Comcast Announces Cellular Plans on Verizon Network

The cable giant Comcast will start selling cellphone plans called Xfinity Mobile in the coming months, using a network it's leasing from Verizon. Many subscribers will save money, especially if they don't use a...

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 02:58 PM EDT

Over there: WWI innovations live on 100 Years Later

Over there: WWI innovations live on 100 Years Later

Machine guns. Tanks. Chemical weapons. Warplanes. Submarines. Trench coats. Wristwatches. Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I, and some of the innovations that were developed...

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 at 06:53 AM EDT

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 10:36 AM EDT

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 10:52 PM EDT

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...

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