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Facebook, Google, Twitter Join Forces to Build a Terrorist Database

Some tech companies are joining forces to create a terror database.

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:25:00 GMT
Will Trump Quash Burgeoning Zero-Emission Fuel-Cell Technology?

Several car makers are betting hydrogen can clean up the nation's heavy-duty truck fleet but will climate-change-skeptic Trump kill their plans?

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:23:00 GMT
Parents Glued to Screens 9 Hours a Day

Most American parents think they are great role models for their kids, but they admit they're glued to their screens 9 hours a day or more.

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:18:00 GMT
A Look at the Near Future of Tactical Police Robots

The success of the Dallas Police Department's robotic IED to end a firefight in July, and the lack of any legal blowback following its deployment, was a signal to police chiefs and SWAT commanders across the country: It "demonstrated that, tactically, the use of a robot with lethal force is viable."

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:22:00 GMT
So What Would an Apple Car Look Like Anyway?

Apple kind of, sort of, finally acknowledged the worst kept secret in Silicon Valley that it is working on autonomous driving technology.

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:52:00 GMT
Tim Cook Claims Record Apple Watch Sales; Report Says Otherwise

Apple Watch sales set a record over Thanksgiving week, said Tim Cook in response to a report that claimed sales dived by 71 percent.

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:21:00 GMT
Oakland Fire Exposes Silicon Valley's Ugly Housing Crisis

Tech companies have created well-paid jobs, but they've also driven up rent, leaving lower income people to get creative about their living situation.

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:34:00 GMT
There's No Need to Check Out at the Amazon Go Store

The new Amazon Go, announced Monday, has no registers.

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:28:00 GMT
How AI Helps the Visually Impaired "See" Facebook

Matt King is helping to launch Facebook's automatic alternative text initiative, which uses artificial intelligence to describe photos for people who are visually impaired. The move is part of the company's mission to make the social network accessible to all.

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:15:00 GMT
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