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Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 06:53 PM EDT

Uber, Lyft Threaten to Leave Chicago Over License Rule

Uber, Lyft Threaten to Leave Chicago Over License Rule

Uber and Lyft are threatening to leave Chicago if a rideshare ordinance that was unanimously approved Friday by a joint City Council committee passes the full council next week. "It would make true ridesharing...

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 05:44 PM EDT

Hacker Floods ISIS Twitter Accounts With LGBT Messages

Hacker Floods ISIS Twitter Accounts With LGBT Messages

A hacker associated with Anonymous has gained control of what had been pro-ISIS Twitter accounts, according to NBC News. The hacker, who goes by the name WauchulaGhost, took control of the accounts and flooded...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 03:32 PM EDT

NASA Spacecraft Set for July 4 Meetup With Jupiter

NASA Spacecraft Set for July 4 Meetup With Jupiter

A NASA spacecraft is on track to rendezvous with Jupiter after a nearly five-year journey. The space agency said Thursday the encounter between Juno and Jupiter will occur on July 4.

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:40 AM EDT

Spider-Man, Batman Coming to PlayStation

Spider-Man, Batman Coming to PlayStation

The Dark Knight and Spidey are among the heroes swinging onto the PlayStation. Sony announced at its Monday presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that a virtual reality rendition of Rocksteady...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 01:59 PM EDT

Apple CEO Tears Up Over 'Unconscionable' Shooting

Apple CEO Tears Up Over 'Unconscionable' Shooting

Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed the massacre in Orlando and asked for a moment of silence Monday at the tech giant's annual developer's conference. Cook spoke to the crowd Monday at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium...

Monday, Jun 13, 2016 at 01:09 PM EDT

Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

Microsoft says it is buying LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion. The professional networking service website has more than 430 million members and allows users to search for jobs and upload their resumes.

Monday, Jun 13, 2016 at 07:42 PM EDT

Beginning of the End for SEPTA Tokens

Beginning of the End for SEPTA Tokens

Philadelphia's transit system is launching a new fare system that it calls "the future of fare payment."

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 08:03 AM EDT

Pa. Reconsiders Record $11.4M Uber Fine

Pa. Reconsiders Record $11.4M Uber Fine

Pennsylvania utility regulators voted to reconsider the record-setting $11.4 million fine they imposed on ride-hailing company Uber.

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 05:05 AM EDT

Tesla to Release Lower-Priced Versions of Model S Car

Tesla to Release Lower-Priced Versions of Model S Car

Tesla said Thursday that it has started selling a cheaper version of its Model S car in an attempt to make its electric vehicles more affordable for more people. The new version, called the Model S 60,...

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 05:17 PM EDT

New Elements Named After Japan, Moscow, Tennessee

New Elements Named After Japan, Moscow, Tennessee

Four new names are going to be added to the periodic table of elements, according to NBC News. Three of the new elements will honor Moscow, Japan and Tennessee. The fourth is named for Russian physicist...

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