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Apple to Oppose Controversial 'Religious Freedom' Laws

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 10:36pm
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, sparking an outcry from those who say it could be used to discriminate.






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Bracing for Power Grid Attack: 'One Is Too Many'

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 8:36pm
An NBC News-USA Today investigation takes a close look at the threats facing the nation's power supply that could leave millions in the dark.






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Cyberbullying's Got a New Target: Big Companies

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 3:57am
Online bullying has become an increasingly frequent phenomenon—with even big companies now tasting the wrath of angry swarms of web activists.






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Tim Cook Blasts Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:28pm
Opponents of the law say it could allow companies to deny services to gay people.






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Bionic Animals Mimic Ants, Butterflies and Chameleons

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 6:33pm
A new menagerie of animal-inspired robotics has been unveiled by the researchers at Festo.






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Google, J&J Team Up to Build Robot Surgeons

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 5:40pm
Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room






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Mark Kelly: My Twin Brother's Spending a Year in Space

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:38pm
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Korienko will spend close to a year at the International Space Station.






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Silicon Valley Sexism? Case May Not Provide an Answer

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:09pm
Former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers junior partner Ellen Pao is seeking tens of millions of dollars in damages from her former employer.






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How Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Giving Away His Fortune

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:06am
Apple CEO Tim Cook is a wealthy man, with a net worth of $120 million and stock potentially worth hundreds of millions more.






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Digital Spring Cleaning: How to Clear Out Your Inbox, Storage Space

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:14am
Spring isn't just a time for clearing out drawers -- it's also a great time to de-clutter on digital. NBC's Mark Barger and Julianne Pepitone report.






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New U.N. Investigator to Probe Digital Spying

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 6:06pm
The United Nations' top human rights body has created a new post to investigate digital spying and violations of online privacy.






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Meerkat, Take That! Twitter Introduces Periscope

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 5:38pm
Twitter launched a video streaming app called Periscope on the same day that rival Meerkat announced a $14 million round of funding.






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ATF Spent $600K on Drones That Never Flew

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 5:01pm
The Department of Justice's agencies have spent millions on drones that never flew or are barely used, says a federal auditor's report.






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'Gecko Structure' Material Sticks or Slips on Command

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 2:16pm
Researchers have created a new material covered in what they call "gecko structures" that can be switched between sticky and slippery in an instant.






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Rescued Tortoise Gets New Shell Thanks to 3D Technology

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 1:12pm
A Colorado Tech University student uses a 3D printer to craft a new shell for a wounded tortoise. KUSA's Ryan Haarer reports.






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Uber's New Code of Conduct Bans 'Aggressive Behavior'

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:28am
In the wake of sexual assault accusations against drivers in Paris and Philadelphia, Uber released a new code of conduct on Wednesday.






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FTC Regrets Release of Documents in Google Probe

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:14pm
The documents indicated that key staff members at the FTC were in favor of suing Google for allegedly breaking antitrust law.






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Introducing China's First Electric Bus

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:06pm
This gas-free giant can carry twice as many passengers as China's regular buses and has already hit the roads of Beijing.






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Facebook Unveils Customer-Service Feature for Messenger

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:56pm
Facebook says the service will cut down on email from retailers and streamline the customer-service experience.






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Apple Co-Founder: Will AI Turn Us Into 'Family Pets'?

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:22am
It looks like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking aren't the only people worried that artificial intelligence could spell doom for mankind.






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