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Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 04:09 PM EDT

Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving'

Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving'

Getting distracted at the wheel by your phone? Apple may be able to help. A "do not disturb" mode for drivers will be part of the iOS 11 operating system, which is slated for release this fall for both...

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 05:24 PM EDT

Mass Firings at Uber After Sexual Harassment Probe: Source

Mass Firings at Uber After Sexual Harassment Probe: Source

Ride-sharing company Uber has fired at least 20 people after the tech giant investigated claims of sexual harassment within its ranks, the company confirmed Tuesday. The law firm Perkins Coie investigated...

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 06:22 PM EDT

Michelle Obama Talks Empowerment at Apple Conference

Michelle Obama Talks Empowerment at Apple Conference

Former first lady Michelle Obama stopped by Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference for a "fireside chat" with CEO Tim Cook. Cook announced the surprised visit Monday at the end of his keynote address to...

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 10:30 PM EDT

Google Equips Cars to Measure Air Pollution

Google Equips Cars to Measure Air Pollution

Google Maps camera cars are a common sight on roads in the San Francisco Bay area, but their functionality has now spread beyond mapping and imaging the region. Their latest duty: checking the air we breathe. T...

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 01:43 PM EDT

Here's Why Facebook and Google Can’t Protect You From Terror

Here's Why Facebook and Google Can’t Protect You From Terror

Tech companies have been criticized for their efforts disrupting the online terror planning since the most recent attack in London, but one cybersecurity analyst told CNBC there is little they can do. Security...

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 12:10 PM EDT

Space Station Welcomes 1st Returning Vehicle Since Shuttle

Space Station Welcomes 1st Returning Vehicle Since Shuttle

The International Space Station welcomed its first returning vehicle in years Monday — a SpaceX Dragon capsule making its second delivery. Space shuttle Atlantis was the last repeat visitor six years ago. It's...

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 01:19 PM EDT

Woman Accused in Texting Suicide Case Waives Jury Trial

Woman Accused in Texting Suicide Case Waives Jury Trial

A Massachusetts woman accused of sending her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to kill himself has waived her right to a jury trial.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 02:30 AM EDT

Apple Unveils 'HomePod' Speaker, 1st New Product in Years

Apple Unveils 'HomePod' Speaker, 1st New Product in Years

Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling a new "smart" home speaker and device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine...

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 08:06 PM EDT

Students Get Harvard Offer Rescinded Over Facebook Posts

Students Get Harvard Offer Rescinded Over Facebook Posts

Harvard College has rescinded admissions offers to at least 10 prospective students after they posted offensive photos and messages on social media. The Harvard Crimson reports a number students admitted to the...

Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 at 05:50 PM EDT

SpaceX Launches Its 1st Recycled Cargo Ship to ISS

SpaceX Launches Its 1st Recycled Cargo Ship to ISS

SpaceX launched its first recycled cargo ship to the International Space Station on Saturday, yet another milestone in its bid to drive down flight costs. After a two-day delay caused by thunderstorms, the...

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