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Where Did Your Kitty Come From? DNA Study Tells Tale
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:30:37 GMT
Cat Tale: Your Kitty's Ancestors Came From Two Places
Is It Time to "Make America Great Again" With Supercomputers?
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:04:34 GMT
Is it time to "Make America Great Again" with supercomputers?
Who's Going to Run Uber?
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:01:00 GMT
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced that he is taking time away from the company to grieve for his late mother.
Hey Jeff Bezos, Do You Donate?
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 18:18:00 GMT
After the New York Times called out the Amazon CEO for not disclosing any philanthropy, Jeff Bezos asked Twitter for ideas.
Four Fascinating Things We Learned About Uber From Its Review
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 18:15:00 GMT
An independent investigation into Uber's workplace culture and policies is offering a glimpse of what it's like to work at the San Francisco company.
This Dating App Can Find Cheaters, Doppelgängers
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:50:00 GMT
This app uses AI to help you find you catch a cheating spouse.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns Under Pressure
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:41:00 GMT
Travis Kalanick promised to reinvent his company as "Uber 2.0" after a string of scandals — but investors ran out if patience and demanded he quit.
Are People Actually Tipping Their Uber Drivers?
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:56:57 GMT
Uber's new tipping option rolled out in three cities this week and will cover the entire United States by the end of July.
Top Tech Gifts for Father's Day
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:19:00 GMT
Get Dad something he can really use, whether that means upgrading his phone or surprising him with a new laptop.
The Internet Is Flipping out Over Twitter's Redesign
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:18:09 GMT
Twitter unveiled a bubbly new look this week — but not everyone is into it.
How Emojis Can Improve Your Relationships
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:39:13 GMT
Emojis might seem dumb, but one expert says they're actually making us smarter and better communicators.
Amazon Brings Prime To Your Clothing Closet
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:25:00 GMT
Amazon launches Prime Wardrobe to let Prime members try clothes on at home and return for free what they don't like.
Dow Hits Another Record High as Amazon, Tech Stocks Soar
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:20:00 GMT
Stocks hit a record high on Monday, with the Dow Jones up 100 points to 21,453.58.
Who Dares Step Up to Be the Next CEO of Uber?
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:08:00 GMT
With Travis Kalanick out as Uber CEO, who might have the experience — and the grit — to step in and lead the embattled company?
AI Is a Game-Changer in the Fight Against Hunger and Poverty. Here's Why
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:26:00 GMT
Scientists around the world are harnessing AI's data-mining ability in the fight against poverty.
Britain, France Propose Legal Liability for Online Extremism
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 23:42:00 GMT
French President Emmanuel Macron said Europe should consult with U.S. law enforcement agencies on finding extremist materials "wherever this data is located."
Headscarves and Breastfeeding: New Emoji Face Serious Issues
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 19:58:00 GMT
Smile! A whole set of new emojis are coming your way and this round includes gender-neutral characters, a woman in a headscarf and even a breast feeding emoji.
The GIF Turned 30, So Facebook Is Throwing It a Party
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:17:24 GMT
Facebook, which as we all know has a thing for celebrating birthdays, is now paying homage to the GIF's 30th year of existence.
Facebook Wants to Be 'Hostile' Place for Terrorists
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:47:45 GMT
Facebook's response comes as European officials call for new laws that would fine social media companies for not swiftly removing extremist content.
Marissa Mayer Leaves Yahoo With a Golden Parachute After Merger
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:54:00 GMT
Mayer, who served as Yahoo's CEO for nearly five years, is said to be receiving a $23 million golden parachute.
Dad Wants a Ban on Smartphones for Young Kids
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 20:17:00 GMT
A new ballot initiative in Colorado seeks to preserve "Natural Childhood" by banning smartphones for kids under 13
Uber Board Member Who Made Sexist Comment Resigns
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 02:25:00 GMT
What as supposed to be a day of reflection and how to create "Uber 2.0" also included an painfully uncomfortable moment.
What the Rise of Sentient Robots Will Mean for Human Beings
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:45:00 GMT
Sci-fi may have us worried about self-aware robots, but it's the mindless ones we need to be cautious of. Conscious machines may actually be our allies.
Uber CEO Confirms He Is Taking Indeterminate Leave
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 21:59:12 GMT
Kalanick's leave comes after the death of his mother and an independent report released on company's handling of harassment claims.
Tech Titans Meet at the White House
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:51:00 GMT
President Trump summoned some of the biggest names in technology to the White House on Monday for a meeting to discuss how to modernize government IT.