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Live from a Tornado: How Storm-Chasing Tech Has Evolved

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 9:05am
Today, storm chasers are able to bring viewers up-close tornado images in part because of live streaming.
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Boston Bests 'Cutthroat' Silicon Valley for Tech Talent

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 7:07am
Boston is the U.S. city best placed to capitalize on the shift to a digital economy, with the tech-centered San Francisco Bay Area second.
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Cybersecurity? You're on Your Own, SWIFT Tells Banks

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 6:36am
SWIFT has told its bank customers that they are responsible for securing computers used to send messages over its global network.
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Yahoo Working With US House After Reported Email Attacks

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:41am
The House has blocked access to its networks from Yahoo mail accounts, according to a House IT office memo that emerged last week.
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Hyperloop One Tests Futuristic Tech in First-Ever Demo

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 4:59pm
The future of transportation could be closer than you think as Hyperloop One tested its electric engine in its first open-air demonstration.
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Alien Earth Still Elusive Despite Huge Exoplanet Haul

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 4:33pm
The first 'alien Earth' continues to evade detection.
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Google Bans Payday Lending Ads, Calls Industry 'Harmful'

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 4:12pm
Internet giant Google said Wednesday it will ban all ads from payday lenders, calling the industry 'deceptive' and 'harmful.'
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Tesla in Hot Pursuit of Police Electric Cruiser Market

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 3:38pm
Tesla looks like it may be in hot pursuit of a new market.
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As Google Tests Black Links, People See Red

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 1:00pm
Is Google going black? A new setup ditches the blue completely: Previously visited links change from black to light grey, instead of blue to purple.
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What Are Chatbots? And Why Do Companies Love Them?

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 12:40pm
They're all the rage: Kik has them, Facebook wants them, and it seems like every computer coder wants to make them. But what are chatbots, anyway?
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What Are Chatbots? And Why Does Big Tech Love Them?

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 12:40pm
They're all the rage: Kik has them, Facebook wants them, and it seems like every computer coder wants to make them. But what are chatbots, anyway?
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Science Museum Wants to Rebuild 'Almost Perfect Man'

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 11:53am
Eric, while primitive by modern standards, wowed audiences in the 1920s with his ability to stand up, sit down and talk with an English accent.
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Bitcoin Currency Is Now Welcome in This Town

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 9:27am
Residents in Zug will be able to use the cryptocurrency for payments of up to $205 for some public services beginning July 1.
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China Tech Bosses Prefer Workers Who Sleep on the Job

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 7:18am
Office workers sleeping on the job has long been a common sight in China, where a surplus of cheap labor gives workers plenty of downtime.
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Wal-Mart Sues Visa Over Chip-Card Transactions

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 6:49am
Wal-Mart is suing Visa for allegedly forcing the retailer to let customers use signatures when paying with their chip-based debit cards.The
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Dating Site Hooks Up Trump-Hating Yanks With Canucks

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 3:02am
The site, run by a young Texan, promises to 'Make dating great again.'
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Senate GOP Wants Face Time With Facebook Over 'Bias'

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 5:54pm
The head of the Senate Commerce Committee wants to grill Facebook employees over reports the site squelches conservative views.
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Uber to Offer Union Representation to NYC Drivers

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:55pm
Uber will join with the International Association of Machinists to launch a guild to represent drivers of the ride-hailing service in New York City.
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U.K. Court Says Police Can't Make Hacker Hand Over Passwords

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 9:17am
A judge has rejected an attempt by Britain's security services to force an alleged hacker to hand over the passwords to his encrypted computers.
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Feds Quiz Cellphone Companies on Security Updates

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 7:24am
The FCC and FTC have asked mobile phone carriers and manufacturers to explain their security updates amid mounting concerns on vulnerabilities.
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