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Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 02:28 PM EDT

US Judge Dismisses Suit Against Twitter Over ISIS Rhetoric

US Judge Dismisses Suit Against Twitter Over ISIS Rhetoric

A federal judge ruled Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the widow of an American killed in Jordan, which accused Twitter Inc. of giving voice to ISIS, NBC News reported. Tamara Fields, a Florida...

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:37 PM EDT

Delta Struggles Through Third Day of Computer Problems

Delta Struggles Through Third Day of Computer Problems

Delta fliers faced delays, cancellations and more headaches Wednesday as the Atlanta-based airline struggled with its computer systems for the third straight day. More than 150 flights were canceled by...

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 04:18 PM EDT

Back-to-School Safety Tech That Helps Keep Kids Safe

Back-to-School Safety Tech That Helps Keep Kids Safe

Millions of parents in the U.S. will allow their children to walk to and from school this fall. No matter how mature and responsible a child is, those few blocks without adult supervision are enough to...

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 05:45 PM EDT

Navigation App Launches New Alerts to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Navigation App Launches New Alerts to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

More than two dozen children have died in hot cars this year -- a statistic that compelled the makers of Waze, a popular traffic app, to add a feature that reminds you when you're traveling with a child.

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 08:36 AM EDT

Execs Say 'Pokemon Go' Clone Unlikely in Near Future

Execs Say 'Pokemon Go' Clone Unlikely in Near Future

Gamers shouldn’t expect another “Pokemon Go" style game out anytime soon. Nearly a dozen executives at companies from Sony to Angry Birds-creator Rovio said "Pokemon Go" would be a tough act to follow, and some...

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 10:44 PM EDT

FBI Chief Calls for National Talk Over Encryption vs. Safety

FBI Chief Calls for National Talk Over Encryption vs. Safety

The FBI's director said Friday the agency is collecting data to present next year in hopes of sparking a national conversation about law enforcement's increasing inability to access encrypted electronic devices....

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 11:07 AM EDT

The Olympics Meet Virtual Reality

The Olympics Meet Virtual Reality

For the first time, the world's biggest sporting event can be experienced through virtual reality, allowing sports fans to get a front-row seat to the Rio Olympics without having to leave the country.

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 03:24 PM EDT

Hoverboard Store in New Jersey Catches Fire

Hoverboard Store in New Jersey Catches Fire

Fire broke out Wednesday afternoon at a store selling hoverboards in Garfield, New Jersey. It was not immediately clear how severe the blaze was, though images from Chopper 4 showed multiple fire personnel...

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 07:54 AM EDT

Fly Me to the Moon: Feds OK Private Firm's Lunar Flight Plan

Fly Me to the Moon: Feds OK Private Firm's Lunar Flight Plan

The federal government for the first time has given permission to a private Florida company to fly a spaceship beyond Earth's orbit and land on the moon. The Federal Aviation Administration gave clearance...

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 06:33 PM EDT

Buzz Kill: LED Street Lights Hurting Ham Radio Chats?

Buzz Kill: LED Street Lights Hurting Ham Radio Chats?

Going green could be unintentionally hurting an amateur pastime.

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