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  1. China has a 'chilling' system to control everyoneTue, 18 Sep 2018 18:21:00 GMT
    China's chilling dictatorship is moving quickly to introduce social scorecards, in which all citizens will be monitored 24/7 and ranked on their behavior. More...
  2. After Florence, North Carolina officials warn against GPS apps: 'Not safe to trust them with your life'Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:16:00 GMT
    North Carolina officials are warning motorists against using transportation apps in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Florence due to flash flooding. More...
  3. Marines will fly Osprey until 2060, prepping the aircraft for future warsTue, 18 Sep 2018 18:09:00 GMT
    The Marine Corps is accelerating a massive modernization and readiness overhaul of its MV-22 Osprey to upgrade sensors, add weapons, sustain the fleet and broaden the mission scope -- as part of an effort to extend the life of the aircraft to 2060. More...
  4. Facebook accused of allowing gender bias in job adsTue, 18 Sep 2018 16:11:00 GMT
    Facebook is discriminating against millions of women by allowing companies to target job advertisements toward men, according to charges filed on Tuesday against the company with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. More...
  5. Facebook seeks to defend political candidates from hacking threatsTue, 18 Sep 2018 14:34:00 GMT
    Facebook's latest effort to fight election meddling is designed to protect US political campaigns and their candidates from suffering an account takeover. More...
  6. 8 new Alexa devices planned including a microwave, report saysTue, 18 Sep 2018 14:27:00 GMT
    Amazon is apparently planning to release new Alexa-powered devices, including a microwave, an "in-car gadget", and a range of hi-fi equipment before the end of 2018. More...
  7. SpaceX reveals Yusaku Maezawa will fly 'around the Moon' in historic announcementTue, 18 Sep 2018 02:00:00 GMT
    SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced Monday night that entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa would be the first private person to fly solo around the moon aboard the company's Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) launch vehicle. More...
  8. 'Momo' horror: Teen self-harms after family is threatened through sick social media 'suicide game'Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:21:00 GMT
    A teen girl reportedly tried to slash her wrists after death threats were made to her family over the sickening WhatsApp Momo suicide game. More...
  9. Navy to flight test first-of-its-kind carrier-launched drone in 2021Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:28:00 GMT
    The Navy will launch formal flight testing in 2021 for a new, first-of-its kind carrier-launched drone engineered to double the attack range of F-18 fighters, F-35Cs and other carrier aircraft. More...
  10. Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon Musk for calling him a pedophile on TwitterMon, 17 Sep 2018 17:57:00 GMT
    The heroic British diver who helped rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thai cave is suing Tesla CEO Elon Musk after the tech leader accused him of being a pedophile on Twitter. More...
Reuters
  1. U.S. senators seek punishment if China's ZTE violates dealTue, 18 Sep 2018 20:33:24 -0400
    Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced a bill on Tuesday that would reimpose sanctions on China's ZTE Corp if it does not fully comply with U.S. laws and an agreement with the Trump administration that ended stiff restrictions on the telecommunications equipment company. More...
  2. Microsoft introduces HoloLens to businesses through Dynamics 365 appsTue, 18 Sep 2018 20:26:45 -0400
    Microsoft Corp announced on Tuesday new AI and mixed-reality applications for its Dynamics 365 online business software, putting to use its augmented-reality goggles HoloLens for businesses. More...
  3. U.S. Justice Department probes Musk statement on taking Tesla privateTue, 18 Sep 2018 19:34:25 -0400
    Tesla Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Department of Justice was investigating Chief Executive Elon Musk's public statements in August that he was considering taking the electric car maker private, the latest and biggest threat to Musk's leadership. More...
  4. Britain's 'Wild West' crypto market should be regulated, say lawmakersTue, 18 Sep 2018 19:15:50 -0400
    Britain's cryptocurrency market resembles the Wild West and should be regulated, lawmakers said on Wednesday, urging the government to bring to heel a sector plagued by volatile price swings, vulnerability to hacking and weak consumer protection. More...
  5. Cryptocurrency exchanges at risk of manipulation: reportTue, 18 Sep 2018 15:28:44 -0400
    Several cryptocurrency exchanges are plagued by poor market surveillance, pervasive conflicts of interest and lack sufficient customer protections, the New York Attorney General's office said in a report published on Tuesday. More...
  6. South African fintech JUMO to expand in Asia with Goldman Sachs backingTue, 18 Sep 2018 13:22:58 -0400
    South Africa-based financial technology firm JUMO plans to expand in high-growth Asian markets after securing the backing of Goldman Sachs in an equity funding round, the company's chief executive said. More...
  7. Audi launches electric SUV in Tesla's backyard, with assist from AmazonTue, 18 Sep 2018 13:13:30 -0400
    German luxury car brand Audi on Monday staged the global launch of a new electric sport utility vehicle on the home turf of rival Tesla Inc , and highlighted a deal with Amazon.com Inc to make recharging its forthcoming e-tron models easier. More...
  8. Exclusive: Qualcomm prepares to add new board directors - sourcesTue, 18 Sep 2018 11:50:30 -0400
    Qualcomm Inc is preparing to add at least two new directors to its board, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the U.S. smartphone chip maker looks to appease shareholders who withheld voting support for its board last March. More...
  9. Apple's new iPhones a slight notch above the X: reviewersTue, 18 Sep 2018 11:38:24 -0400
    The absence of a striking new feature left major tech blogs and newspapers lukewarm on the new XS range of Apple Inc's iPhones in the first batch of reviews on Tuesday, although most praised the improvements to a wide range of standard features. More...
  10. Ireland collects disputed Apple taxes in full ahead of appealTue, 18 Sep 2018 10:57:23 -0400
    Ireland has fully recovered 13.1 billion euros in disputed taxes from Apple Inc plus interest of 1.2 billion which it will hold in an escrow fund pending its appeal against an EU tax ruling, Ireland's finance minister said on Tuesday. More...
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NYT Technology
  1. Parts of a ‘Virtual’ Border Wall, Built With the Tech Behind Driverless CarsTue, 18 Sep 2018 19:01:49 GMT
    In a rural Texas county, lidar sensor technology is being tested as a way to spot illegal intruders from Mexico. That use could divide workers in Silicon Valley. More...
  2. Tech Fix: The iPhone XS and XS Max Review: Bigger Is Now Definitely BetterTue, 18 Sep 2018 10:00:04 GMT
    Apple’s new smartphones start at $999 and $1,099, but their superb cameras and screens make them worth the high prices, our reviewer writes. More...
  3. Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job AdsTue, 18 Sep 2018 23:55:19 GMT
    A case filed with federal regulators says the company’s targeting technology is used to screen out female candidates in violation of the law. More...
  4. If You See Disinformation Ahead of the Midterms, We Want to Hear From YouTue, 18 Sep 2018 20:09:38 GMT
    Here’s how to send tips to Times reporters about disinformation online. More...
  5. Matter: Why Your DNA Is Still Uncharted TerritoryTue, 18 Sep 2018 18:00:03 GMT
    Scientists are focusing on a relatively small number of human genes and neglecting thousands of others. The reasons have more to do with professional survival than genetics. More...
  6. Justice Department Is Examining Tesla After Musk CommentTue, 18 Sep 2018 22:19:15 GMT
    The company said the department requested documents after its chief executive, Elon Musk, said he had “funding secured” to take its stock off public markets. More...
  7. With Moon as His Muse, Japanese Billionaire Signs Up for SpaceX VoyageTue, 18 Sep 2018 09:13:37 GMT
    Elon Musk shared a stage at a SpaceX factory on Monday night with Yusaku Maezawa, who will make a significant investment in the company’s next-generation rocket. More...
  8. After Fetching a High Price, Time Magazine Moves Into a New EraTue, 18 Sep 2018 02:19:13 GMT
    “These things just take a lot longer than you think they would,” one executive said of the sale of Time magazine. Now Meredith must turn to the sales of Fortune and Sports Illustrated. More...
  9. A San Francisco Tech Mogul Buys a Fabled Slice of New York MediaTue, 18 Sep 2018 02:19:33 GMT
    Something like this was tried 18 years ago, when AOL bought Time Warner. But Marc Benioff, long a prominent figure in his hometown, does things his own way. More...
  10. Meet SpaceX’s First Moon Voyage Customer, Yusaku MaezawaTue, 18 Sep 2018 09:19:11 GMT
    Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese fashion entrepreneur, and several artists would follow a looping path around the moon aboard a new rocket. When the flight might occur is uncertain. More...
Fox Science
  1. Great white shark lair in Pacific Ocean discovered by scientistsWed, 19 Sep 2018 03:35:00 GMT
    Researchers from Monterey bay Aquarium and Stanford University discovered an area the size of Colorado between California and Hawaii that appears to be a White Shark Caf, but it is unclear if the sharks are there for food or sex. More...
  2. Texas grandma shoots, kills massive gator linked to missing miniature horseTue, 18 Sep 2018 23:45:00 GMT
    Watch out for this big boss. More...
  3. Elon Musk makes bizarre 'End of life as we know it' claimTue, 18 Sep 2018 16:33:00 GMT
    Tech billionaire Elon Musk has had a big week, and its only Tuesday. More...
  4. Giant 'contracting' creature spotted on beach stuns family: 'It's alive'Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:29:00 GMT
    A New Zealand family stumbled upon a massive jelly-like blob on a beach early Monday. More...
  5. Bizarre pulsar in deep space is giving off a strange light and scientists don't know whyTue, 18 Sep 2018 14:44:00 GMT
    A bizarre pulsar emanating from a nearby neutron star, RX J0806.4-4123, is giving off a strange light and scientists are unclear what is causing it. More...
  6. Terrifying 'fire tornado' sucks firehose 200 feet into the sky, then melts it in midairTue, 18 Sep 2018 14:00:00 GMT
    Canadian firefighters caught a rare, terrifying phenomenon on video last month when a 200-foot-tall fire tornado sucked their firehose into the sky and melted it. More...
  7. NASA unveils first images from TESS probe's alien planet hunting questTue, 18 Sep 2018 13:25:00 GMT
    NASA has unveiled the first images from its Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), its $337 million alien-planet hunting satellite and the results are nothing short of incredible. More...
  8. Woolly Mammoths will roam new Jurassic Park-style theme park with cave lions and extinct horses in ten years, Russian scientists sayTue, 18 Sep 2018 13:08:00 GMT
    Long extinct cave lions may be about to rise from their icy graves and prowl once more alongside woolly mammoths and ancient horses in a real life Jurassic Park. More...
  9. Venomous snakes found by North Carolina firefighter in floods after FlorenceTue, 18 Sep 2018 12:54:00 GMT
    A North Carolina firefighter thought he saw an alligator in the flood waters after Hurricane Florence. More...
  10. Asteroid hides behind sparkling spiral galaxy in dazzling viewTue, 18 Sep 2018 11:00:00 GMT
    The European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile has a busy observation schedule, but sometimes cloudy or moonlit skies mean a temporary halt to scientific measurements. During those times, the observatory team chooses interesting and beautiful objects across the southern skies to image in color. More...