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Apple Revamps App Store Amid Concerns Its Day Has Passed

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 9:14am
Apple announced a series of long-awaited enhancements to its App Store on Wednesday, but the new features may not ease concerns of developers.
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Tesla May Tap Samsung for Home Energy Storage

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 7:39am
Tesla may source batteries from Samsung for its energy systems in homes, companies and utilities, rather than for its electric cars.
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DOJ Overturns Apple Case Against Samsung

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 6:18am
The Department of Justice asked the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that had favored Apple over Samsung in smartphone patent litigation.
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Plague Came to Europe Just Once, Study Shows

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 6:02pm
A new DNA study shows the Black Death arrived in Europe just a single time in 1348 and stayed for hundreds of years.
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Netflix Looks at Which Shows Are Most Binge-Watched

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 12:52pm
Netflix popularized binge viewing. Netflix measured the amount of time that users spent watching more than 100 different titles.
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Don't Fear These Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 11:59am
In the first episode of our new series Scientificus, NBC News asks what's so scary about genetically engineered mosquitoes.
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France Unveils Smartphone Emergency Alert App

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 10:37am
The French government has created an emergency alert application intended to send swift warnings to smartphone users in the event of a disaster.
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Axl Rose Demands Google Take Down Unflattering Pictures

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 9:57am
Axl Rose is demanding Google take down images of him that have been used as part of an internet meme mocking his physical appearance.
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NFL Says Hacker Posted Tweet on Goodell Death

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 1:34pm
The fake tweet said: "We regret to inform our fans that our commissioner, Roger Goodell, has passed away. He was 57. #RIP."
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Infiniti Considers Highway Self-Driving on New Models

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 12:08pm
Infiniti, the luxury division of Japanese carmaker Nissan, is considering rolling out highway self-driving capabilities for most new models.
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Don't Be Like Mark Zuckerberg. Change Your Passwords

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 10:07am
Mark Zuckerberg can be hacked and so can you. The Facebook founder's rarely used Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest accounts were briefly compromised on Sunday, serving as a reminder that everyone is susceptible to hacking. Hackers routinely troll Facebook and Twitter for clues to passwords like these.
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Solar-Powered Plane's Flight to New York City Postponed

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 9:02am
The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 was scheduled to take off from Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown and head to New York City.
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IBM Signs $300M IT Deal with Emirates Airline

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 6:36am
IBM on Tuesday said it signed a $300 million, 10-year technology services agreement with Dubai's Emirates Airline.
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Verizon's Next Move: $3B for Yahoo's Internet Business?

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 6:27am
Verizon plans to submit a second-round bid of around $3 billion for Yahoo's core internet business, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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Supreme Court Rejects Google Appeal in Class Action

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 10:40am
The Supreme Court rejected Google's bid to throw out a class action lawsuit involving claims that the company deceived California advertisers.
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Zuckerberg's Social Media Hacked, Password Revealed

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 8:50am
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has had his Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts briefly hacked at the weekend, according to various reports.
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Oracle Whistleblower Suit Raises Questions on Cloud Services

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 6:47am
A whistleblower lawsuit filed against Oracle underscores the pressures tech companies face to show that they are growing in the cloud business.
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Congress Launches Probe Into Fed's Cyber Breaches

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 1:40pm
A U.S. congressional committee has launched an investigation into the Federal Reserve's cyber security practices.
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After Unexplained Outage, Apple Says All Services Restored

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 7:18am
Apple said all its services, including the popular App Store, have resumed following an outage that started late afternoon on Thursday.
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Facebook to Vote on Zuckerberg's Majority Control

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 7:02am
Facebook's board has proposed removing Mark Zuckerberg's majority voting control in the event of any future or potential exit.
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