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Inside the Place Where Uber Tries to Make Nice With Its Drivers

Under fire, Uber doubles down on its investment in making sure drivers are happy.

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:20:00 GMT
Computer Chaos as Antivirus Falsely IDs Windows as Threat

Webroot said a bad rule that was live for 13 minutes identified critical Windows files as 'false positives,' blocking Windows' access to them.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:06:56 GMT
Bill O'Reilly Speaks Out in Podcast: 'Hey, I Missed You Guys'

Bill O'Reilly returned to the public eye or ear Monday night for the first time since his ouster from Fox News over sexual harassment allegations.

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:32:00 GMT
March for Science Protesters Say They're the Real Patriots

Lovers of science got their day in the rain Saturday as they cheered their passions.

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:10:00 GMT
Are French Voters Seeing as Much Fake News as Americans Were?

French voters have been exposed to fake news in the lead-up to the election - but they are seeing less "junk news" than Americans were?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:43:00 GMT
'It Is Time to Speak Up': Anxious Scientists Plan to Shake D.C.

Scientists fed up with alternative facts are hitting the streets this weekend. As one marcher says, it's bad when the introverts start protesting.

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:33:00 GMT
Are Samsung's New Phones Worth It?

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and its slightly bigger sibling, the Galaxy S8+, are officially hitting stores on Friday.

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:30:00 GMT
Facebook Gunman's Ex-Girlfriend Questions Site's Role

'What it's being used for is not what it was intended to be used for,' gunman Steve Stephens' longtime girlfriend said of Facebook's video features.

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 03:38:00 GMT
You Talkin' to Me? Google Home Now Recognizes Who's Asking

When talking to your Google Home, you'll no longer be just some anonymous voice.

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:47:43 GMT
Can Umbilical Cord Blood Rejuvenate Your Brain?

A protein in human umbilical cord blood seems to rejuvenate the brains of old mice, researchers report. It's a long way from helping you, though.

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:12:00 GMT
Who Falls for the Most Robocall Scams? Hint, it's Not Your Grandparents

We may be getting more technologically advanced every day, but we still haven't outgrown (or outsmarted) the age-old nuisance of robocalls.

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:03:00 GMT
Instagram Stars Get a 'Talking To' From the Feds

Tell us when you're promoting something, the FTC warned some famous Instagram stars this week.

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:28:00 GMT
Facebook Wants to Make It Possible to Type With Just Your Brain

It could allow the deaf and blind to communicate more easily or let everyone else "to type five times faster than you can on a smartphone."

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:33:00 GMT
Google Wants to Map Your Health

Google's life sciences arm is launching a four-year study of people's health.

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:09:15 GMT
Turns Out Running Is Socially Contagious

Got an exercise app on your smart phone? Your posts might be convincing your friends to get fit, too.

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:25:00 GMT
Do Driverless Cars Compromise Safety for Convenience?

Even before driverless cars, cars are now "computers on wheels." How did that happen? The story begins forty-five years ago with a quest to make cars safer and the battle over the air bag.

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:17:08 GMT
Most American Drivers Are Still a Little Afraid of Autonomous Vehicles

A new study show that when it comes to autonomous vehicles, Americans' trust in the technology is declining.

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:05:00 GMT
Bose Headphones Spies on Listeners: Suit

Data mining lawsuits are on the rise as a variety of electronic devices gather more and more information about users.

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:45:00 GMT
Let Robots Teach Our Kids? Here's Why That Isn't Such a Bad Idea

Experts see robots playing a significant role in children's emotional, social, and cognitive development in the near future.

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:47:00 GMT
Zika-Fighting Mosquitoes Released Near Key West

A batch of mosquitoes that breed dud offspring were released in the Florida Keys to see if they can reduce populations of the disease-carrying insects

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:23:00 GMT
Crackdown on H-1B Visas Sparks Fear in Silicon Valley

Tech leaders and workers in Silicon Valley fear the implications of a government crackdown on visas for highly specialized foreign workers.

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:02:00 GMT
Could Robots Create a 'Jobless Future' for Humans?

An exploration of how far artificial intelligence has come and how much farther it still has to go.

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 19:01:33 GMT
Facebook Launches an All-Out Assault on Snapchat

In a jab at Snapchat, Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that Facebook will be making the "first mainstream augmented reality platform out of the camera."

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:42:00 GMT
Zuckerberg Speaks Out on Cleveland Murder

At Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, Mark Zuckerberg spoke about Facebook's responsibility in preventing tragedies.

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:25:00 GMT
Wearable Health Tech: New Wrist Sensor Works Up a Sweat

Researchers trying to find a way to make wearable health technology real say they've taken a big step with a device that generates sweat.

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:03:00 GMT
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