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Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:27 AM EDT

Tech Giants Still Stumbling in the Social World They Created

Tech Giants Still Stumbling in the Social World They Created

Who knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology's brightest minds should have seen that coming. Social media bans of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have thrust Facebook,...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 12:07 PM EDT

Effect of Digital Media on the Brain

Effect of Digital Media on the Brain

Dr. Maryanne Wolf, author of "Reader, Come Home: The Fate of the Reading Brain in a Digital World," gives her take on the effect of screens on the brains of young children.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:48 AM EDT

Terraforming Mars Is Impossible Right Now, Study Says

Terraforming Mars Is Impossible Right Now, Study Says

Before humans can colonize Mars, we'll need to figure out a way to make it a bit more hospitable. But a new study suggests that "terraforming" Mars into an Earthlike planet simply isn't possible with today's...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:44 AM EDT

Evolution of Robotics And How They Affect Our Future

Evolution of Robotics And How They Affect Our Future

Artificial intelligence has been a hot topic lately, but what exactly does that technology do? And how will these robotics play in our future? Phil Duffy, Vice President of Brain Corp, explains and talks...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 06:41 AM EDT

Tesla CEO's Buyout Bid Raises Eyebrows, Legal Concerns

Tesla CEO's Buyout Bid Raises Eyebrows, Legal Concerns

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is seeking relief from the pressures of running a publicly held company with a $72 billion buyout of the electric car maker, but he may be acquiring new headaches with his peculiar handling...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 01:18 PM EDT

NASA's Solar Probe Is Set for Trip to 'Touch' the Sun

NASA's Solar Probe Is Set for Trip to 'Touch' the Sun

A red-hot voyage to the sun is going to bring us closer to our star than ever before. NASA's Parker Solar Probe will be the first spacecraft to "touch" the sun, hurtling through the sizzling solar atmosphere...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:07 AM EDT

Tesla Board Evaluating Elon Musk's Desire to Go Private

Tesla Board Evaluating Elon Musk's Desire to Go Private

Members of the Tesla board said Wednesday they have met "several times" to discuss CEO Elon Musk's desire to go private. Musk tweeted Tuesday that he was "considering taking Tesla private" and that he had...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 10:27 AM EDT

Advocates Condemn 'Powerful' Techniques Used to Keep Kids Online

Advocates Condemn 'Powerful' Techniques Used to Keep Kids Online

Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens. The advocates,...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 10:21 PM EDT

Tesla CEO Drops Latest Bombshell With $72B Buyout Proposal

Tesla CEO Drops Latest Bombshell With $72B Buyout Proposal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is gearing up to lead a buyout of the electric car maker in a stunning move that would end the maverick company's eight-year history trading on the stock market. In his typically unorthodox...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 06:14 AM EDT

Facial Recognition System Set to Be Used in Olympic Security

Facial Recognition System Set to Be Used in Olympic Security

A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games. The NeoFace technology...

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