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  1. 5G promises, free stuff on Amazon and more: Tech Q&ASat, 24 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMT
    I have a bunch of old USB thumb drives. Since everything is in the cloud, are they good for anything now? More...
  2. Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt itFri, 23 Feb 2018 17:45:00 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping? Old school. More stores are letting customer tally their choices with a phone app or store device as they roam the aisles. More...
  3. Google Home Max can also damage wood furniture Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:00:00 GMT
    After discovering to my furnitures detriment that the Apple HomePod and the Sonos One speakers can potentially leave white marks on certain wood surfaces, I decided to see what other smart speakers are capable of causing similar damage. More...
  4. Samsung Galaxy S9 preview: Biggest and newest Android phone due next weekFri, 23 Feb 2018 15:46:00 GMT
    The top dog in the Android phone space is due for a refresh next week. More...
  5. Amazon Go may soon be expanding to 6 new locations, reports saysFri, 23 Feb 2018 15:45:00 GMT
    It's been exactly a month since Amazon opened its highly anticipated cashier-less convenience stores, Amazon Go. Now, the company is looking to bring the simplicity of literal grab-and-go to more markets across the U.S. More...
  6. Stanfords diamond anvil technology could be a game-changer for chemistryFri, 23 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMT
    Stanford's molecular diamond anvil could be used to create custom molecules through the triggering of unique chemical reactions. And all by simply giving them a good, high-pressured squeeze! More...
  7. Hit a bullet with a bullet: New defensive missile could prevent close range attacksThu, 22 Feb 2018 20:05:00 GMT
    Lockheed Martin is developing a Miniature Hit to Kill Missile that could blast mortars and artillery straight out of the sky. More...
  8. US soldiers set to receive new Special Operations-style night vision gogglesThu, 22 Feb 2018 17:34:00 GMT
    American soldiers may soon be issued new, advanced night vision goggles similar to the type used by elite U.S. Special Operations forces. More...
  9. Hackers hijack Tesla system in bold cryptocurrency attackThu, 22 Feb 2018 16:30:00 GMT
    Tesla has become the latest target of hackers attempting to mine cryptocurrency, according to cloud security company RedLock. More...
  10. Man sues Microsoft for $600M after a forced Windows upgrade destroyed his PCThu, 22 Feb 2018 15:51:00 GMT
    A lawsuit against Microsoft may seem outlandish but expresses a not-uncommon user complaint. More...
Reuters
  1. Apple moves to store iCloud keys in China, raising human rights fearsSat, 24 Feb 2018 00:15:51 -0500
    SAN FRANCISCO/BEIJING (Reuters) - When Apple Inc begins hosting Chinese users' iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data center at the end of this month to comply with new laws there, Chinese authorities will have far easier access to text messages, email and other data stored in the cloud. More...
  2. Google raises price of YouTube TV, adds sports, TurnerFri, 23 Feb 2018 21:29:31 -0500
    (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is raising the price of its YouTube TV online service for new customers as it adds channels from Time Warner Inc's Turner, National Basketball League and Major League Baseball, the company said Wednesday. More...
  3. Dropbox files for IPO of up to $500 millionFri, 23 Feb 2018 20:49:47 -0500
    (Reuters) - Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc on Friday filed for an initial public offering of up to $500 million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. More...
  4. Self-driving cars with "remote" drivers could test on Calif roads in April: DMVFri, 23 Feb 2018 13:00:13 -0500
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California roads as early as April, the state department of motor vehicles said. More...
  5. Mobile industry promises smarter everything at Barcelona showFri, 23 Feb 2018 11:42:16 -0500
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Two words - artificial intelligence - promise to upstage familiar technology industry themes like 5G, the Internet of Things and virtual reality at next week's Mobile World Congress, Europe's biggest annual technology industry gathering. More...
  6. HPE shares soar on $7 billion repurchase plan, upbeat forecastFri, 23 Feb 2018 09:47:24 -0500
    (Reuters) - Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise rose 7 percent to a record in early trading on Friday after the company unveiled a $7 billion share buyback program, reported strong quarterly results and raised its full-year profit forecast. More...
  7. 'Sooner, faster, now' - the companies surfing the e-commerce waveFri, 23 Feb 2018 08:33:24 -0500
    LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon's assault on the retail industry has brought misery to traditional retailers without a strong web presence. More...
  8. Airbnb CEO pledges to take more responsibility for impact to housingFri, 23 Feb 2018 04:53:38 -0500
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Home-booking company Airbnb has sparred with regulators across the globe, but Chief Executive Brian Chesky on Thursday spoke of coming to terms with his responsibility for how the company can impact housing markets and neighborhoods. More...
  9. Virtual reality coronation takes dementia patients down memory laneFri, 23 Feb 2018 11:45:00 -0500
    HINDHEAD, England (Reuters) - For 93-year-old Daphne Padfield, a dementia sufferer in an English care home, the arrival of a virtual reality (VR) headset offered a window back to the day in 1953 when Britain crowned its new queen. More...
  10. Tencent, JD.com buy stakes in Chinese retail chainFri, 23 Feb 2018 06:01:59 -0500
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings and JD.com will pay $140 million and $117 million respectively for minority stakes in a Chinese retail chain as China's tech giants extend their battles in the retail space. More...
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NYT Technology
  1. Facebook and Google Struggle to Squelch ‘Crisis Actor’ PostsSat, 24 Feb 2018 00:30:38 GMT
    The tech companies vowed this week to stamp out conspiracy videos and misinformation on the Parkland, Fla., shooting. So far, they are falling short. More...
  2. Dropbox Files for I.P.O., and Other ‘Unicorns’ Are WatchingSat, 24 Feb 2018 01:28:40 GMT
    The online file storage company, part of a group of highly valued start-ups known as “unicorns,” said it planned to raise up to $500 million in a public offering. More...
  3. U.S. Blocks a Chinese Deal Amid Rising Tensions Over TechnologySat, 24 Feb 2018 04:27:50 GMT
    A maker of chip-testing equipment, Xcerra, said it was walking away from a proposed sale to a Chinese group because of regulatory concerns. More...
  4. Tech Envisions the Ultimate Start-Up: An Entire CitySat, 24 Feb 2018 12:00:01 GMT
    Silicon Valley wants to save cities. What could go wrong? More...
  5. Plumbing Problem Shows Powers and Limits of 3 Tax ProgramsFri, 23 Feb 2018 22:35:20 GMT
    TurboTax, H&R Block and TaxAct all make filing easier, but they left our reviewer confused about what the I.R.S. would accept and what it would not. More...
  6. Tech Tip: Organizing Pictures With WordsFri, 23 Feb 2018 14:00:28 GMT
    Tagging photos with keywords allows you to quickly search for specific images based on what is shown in them. More...
  7. Bits: Dai and Jack’s Week in Tech: Don’t Trust the InternetFri, 23 Feb 2018 14:00:09 GMT
    Why the internet is full of lies and why the problem isn’t getting fixed are big questions few in the tech industry seem eager to answer. More...
  8. Tech Tip: Leaping Over the Language BarrierThu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:27 GMT
    If you want to browse international sites but cannot understand the text, a number of software interpreters will translate for you. More...
  9. Tech We’re Using: Limiting the Influence of Tech When You Report on ItWed, 21 Feb 2018 18:28:59 GMT
    How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry’s effect on education, privacy and our health. More...
  10. Bahrain Activist Gets 5-Year Sentence for ‘Insulting’ TweetsWed, 21 Feb 2018 17:27:55 GMT
    Nabeel Rajab, a leading figure of pro-democracy rallies in 2011, had criticized prison abuses and the Yemen war. He was already serving time for criticizing the government. More...
Fox Science
  1. The Wild, Wild West: Saloon showcases American frontier, cowboy historyFri, 23 Feb 2018 22:56:00 GMT
    So, a guy walks into a bar and in this case, stumbles upon not just any baran historic western saloon on the old frontier with original artifacts displayed throughout. More...
  2. Swarm of 200 earthquakes strikes Yellowstone super volcanoFri, 23 Feb 2018 19:54:00 GMT
    A swarm of more than 200 earthquakes struck Yellowstone National Park over the past two weeks, but that probably doesn't mean the "big one" is coming anytime soon, according to geologists from the park. More...
  3. Long-lost Babe Ruth WWII-era radio interview found in obscure archiveFri, 23 Feb 2018 16:00:00 GMT
    Nearly 70 years after his passing, the Sultan of Swat is still knocking them out of the park. More...
  4. Rare Beatles letter surfaces, up for auction in the UKFri, 23 Feb 2018 15:07:00 GMT
    A rare letter from the Beatles to an Atlanta DJ is up for auction in the U.K. this weekend. More...
  5. Did crystals from ancient lakes on Mars form these tiny, weird things?Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMT
    NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars found tiny, dark bumps on a Martian ridge that are similar to those found around gypsum crystals that form in drying lakes on Earth, according to a statement from the space agency. More...
  6. Ancient statue of Nubian king found in Nile River templeFri, 23 Feb 2018 11:56:00 GMT
    Remains of a 2,600-year-old statue with an inscription written in Egyptian hieroglyphics has been discovered in a temple at Dangeil, an archaeological site along the Nile River in Sudan. More...
  7. Who created these strange, ancient sculptures hidden in the Saudi desert?Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:55:00 GMT
    There's a place in the desert where the ghosts of camels seem to loom out of ancient rocks. More...
  8. Major biblical discovery: Archaeologists may have found the Prophet Isaiah's 'signature'Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:54:00 GMT
    Archaeologists in Israel say that they have found a clay seal mark that may bear the signature of the Biblical Prophet Isaiah. More...
  9. When iceberg broke off, marine habitat hidden for 120G years emergedThu, 22 Feb 2018 16:30:00 GMT
    When an iceberg the size of Delaware separated from the Larsen C ice shelf last July, it uncovered an Antarctic marine habitat that had been hidden from the rest of the world for over 120,000 years, Quartz reports. More...
  10. NASA's $1B tower is leaningThu, 22 Feb 2018 16:30:00 GMT
    Since 2011, NASA has been upgrading a mobile launcher originally built for the Ares I vehicle to fit its massive Space Launch System rocket. More...