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  1. Acquisitions accelerate as tech giants seek to build AI smartsFri, 26 May 2017 15:26:43 -0400
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A total of 34 artificial intelligence startups were acquired in the first quarter of this year, more than twice the amount of activity in the year-ago quarter, according to the research firm CB Insights. More...
  2. BA cancels flights from London as global IT outage causes chaosSat, 27 May 2017 14:45:05 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways canceled all its flights from London's two biggest airports on Saturday after a global computer system failure caused confusion and chaos, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways. More...
  3. Major U.S. tech firms press Congress for internet surveillance reformsFri, 26 May 2017 11:56:32 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook, Amazon and more than two dozen other U.S. technology companies pressed Congress on Friday to make changes to a broad internet surveillance law, saying they were necessary to improve privacy protections and increase government transparency. More...
  4. Japan, South Korea drive global bitcoin prices as retail investor pile inFri, 26 May 2017 05:53:17 -0400
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Japanese and South Korean buying helped drive the price of bitcoin to an all-time high this week, with the digital currency more than doubling its value since the start of the year, analysts and market practitioners said on Friday. More...
  5. Chipotle says hackers hit most restaurants in data breachSat, 27 May 2017 15:13:23 -0400
    (Reuters) - Hackers used malware to steal customer payment data from most of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's restaurants over a span of three weeks, the company said on Friday, adding to woes at the chain whose sales had just started recovering from a string of food safety lapses in 2015. More...
  6. China LeEco's sports unit says valued at $3.5 billion after new funding roundFri, 26 May 2017 06:29:44 -0400
    BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese tech conglomerate LeEco's sports unit said it completed a new round of funding that valued it at 24 billion yuan ($3.50 billion) and that its investors will form a new committee to supervise its finances. More...
  7. Yahoo hacking suspect appeals denial of bail in CanadaFri, 26 May 2017 16:23:40 -0400
    TORONTO (Reuters) - A Canadian suspected of involvement in a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo email accounts linked to Russia is appealing a decision to hold him in custody pending an extradition hearing, the man's lawyer said on Friday. More...
  8. Italian court overturns Uber banFri, 26 May 2017 12:24:00 -0400
    ROME (Reuters) - A Rome court annulled a short-lived ban on ride-hailing app Uber on Friday in the latest twist to a battle between the San Francisco-based multinational and Italy's traditional taxi cabs. More...
  9. Coinbase suffers outages amid bitcoin surgeThu, 25 May 2017 15:41:09 -0400
    (Reuters) - Coinbase said on Thursday it suffered outages this week as the bitcoin exchange saw "unprecedented traffic and trading," with the digital currency hitting record levels. More...
  10. Global chat platform Kik to launch digital currencyFri, 26 May 2017 12:20:12 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kik Interactive, which created the chat platform Kik, said on Thursday it was launching a crypto-currency or token called Kin that would enable customers to use a whole range of digital services. More...
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  1. 50-foot sea creature that washed up on Indonesian beach identified as its photos go viral onlineMon, 15 May 2017 17:20:00 GMT
    The rotting corpse of a 50-foot-long dead sea creature, possibly with tusks, washed up on a beach in Indonesia last week freaking out people and launching a global guessing game to determine what, exactly, the floating carcass used to be, according to The Washington Post. More...
  2. Mars voyage will include one-year layover in moon orbitMon, 15 May 2017 14:31:00 GMT
    The plan to send humans to Mars includes a one-year layover in orbit around the moon in the late 2020s, Space reports. More...
  3. Human-made noise disrupting the serenity of natural parks, impacting wildlife, study saysMon, 08 May 2017 15:52:00 GMT
    According to a new study, more and more Americans venturing out into the countrys wild places in search of peace and quiet and realizing that the woods, mountains, canyons and other natural wonders arent so peaceful or quiet anymore. More...
  4. Mysterious military spacecraft lands in Florida causing sonic boomMon, 08 May 2017 07:32:00 GMT
    U.S. military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida. More...
  5. SpaceX forced to scrub Falcon 9 rocket launchSun, 30 Apr 2017 12:03:00 GMT
    SpaceX was forced to cancel the planned launch Sunday of a Falcon 9 rocket due to a sensor issue. More...
  6. 'Dragonfly' drone could explore Saturn moon Titan Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMT
    A relocatable lander could explore the hazy skies of Saturn's intriguing moon Titan , according a new mission proposal. More...
  7. What are national monuments and why is Trump reviewing them?Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:12:25 GMT
    American history, pre-history, and ecology all in one I once had a colleague, an expat, who preferred everything about his home country to the United States. More...
  8. Abating bait: Decline in prized worms threatens way of lifeThu, 27 Apr 2017 13:25:36 GMT
    A mysterious drop in the harvest of two of the most popular worms for sport fishermen is proving expensive for anglers and threatening a way of life in Maine. More...
  9. Atlas V rocket poised for Space Station cargo run today Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:35:00 GMT
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. An Orbital ATK cargo ship bound for the International Space Station is poised for liftoff Tuesday (April 18) aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. More...
  10. Archaeologists find 1,000 statues in tomb in Egypt's LuxorTue, 18 Apr 2017 13:19:00 GMT
    Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered more than 1,000 statues and 10 sarcophagi in an ancient noble's tomb on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor. More...