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Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 06:59 PM EST

NFL Awards 3 Startups to Develop Safety Technology

NFL Awards 3 Startups to Develop Safety Technology

With player safety under the microscope, the NFL and the Texas Medical Center held a competition Saturday for startups making innovative products geared toward improving the game. Nine companies competed in...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 05:03 PM EST

Online Privacy Virtually Nonexistent For Users

Online Privacy Virtually Nonexistent For Users

Should internet users expect to see personal information online? With something as simple as a name and the click of a mouse, dozens of websites will fork over your personal information for a small fee...or even sometimes for free.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 09:08 PM EST

Snap Inc., Owner of Snapchat, Files for IPO

Snap Inc., Owner of Snapchat, Files for IPO

Snap Inc., owner of the popular disappearing-messages service Snapchat, seeks to raise up to $3 billion in an initial public offering. That number may change based on investor demand. Facebook raised $16 billion...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 02:17 PM EST

Texas Boy Invents Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Texas Boy Invents Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

The number of children who overheated and died inside cars increased across the country last year, and Texas had the highest number of cases. Now a boy from McKinney has invented what he hopes is a life-saving...

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 08:20 AM EST

Tesla, BMW Electrics Fall Short of Highest Crash-Test Rating

Tesla, BMW Electrics Fall Short of Highest Crash-Test Rating

Two luxury electric vehicles — the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 — fell short of getting the highest safety ratings in new crash tests by the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested...

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 07:24 AM EST

Entrepreneurs Race to Develop Flying Car

Entrepreneurs Race to Develop Flying Car

Even before George Jetson entranced kids with his cartoon flying car, people dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion. Inventors and entrepreneurs have long tried and failed to make the dream a reality,...

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 05:25 AM EST

Celebrities, Tech VIPs Drive ACLU's $24M Weekend Surge

Celebrities, Tech VIPs Drive ACLU's $24M Weekend Surge

The American Civil Liberties Union took in more than $24 million over the weekend in a surge of online donations following President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, NBC News reported. The...

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 at 08:41 PM EST

Tech Companies Protest Trump Immigration Order

Tech Companies Protest Trump Immigration Order

Google, Apple and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump that bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The U.S tech...

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 08:50 PM EST

A Sneak Peek of the Philadelphia Auto Show

A Sneak Peek of the Philadelphia Auto Show

The Philadelphia Auto Show is back in town and this year's big draw isn't the muscle cars, it's the technology.

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 02:11 AM EST

In Trump's Twitter Presidency, Experts See Risks and Rewards

In Trump's Twitter Presidency, Experts See Risks and Rewards

Former President Barack Obama was the first commander-in-chief to ever send a tweet, but President Donald Trump is pioneering an approach to mass communication that may put Twitter at the center of his strategy,...

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