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Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 07:00 AM EDT

EU: Apple Must Pay Up to $14.5B in Back Taxes

EU: Apple Must Pay Up to $14.5B in Back Taxes

The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits worth up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back taxes from the U.S. technology company, plus...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 01:56 PM EDT

Apple Expected to Show New iPhone at Event Next Week

Apple Expected to Show New iPhone at Event Next Week

Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 10:49 AM EDT

Pope Francis Chats With Mark Zuckerberg in Vatican

Pope Francis Chats With Mark Zuckerberg in Vatican

Pope Francis has met with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 07:16 AM EDT

Mock Mars Crew Returns to Civilization, After Year in Isolation

Mock Mars Crew Returns to Civilization, After Year in Isolation

After a year living in isolation, six crew members on a mock mission to Mars emerged on Sunday, Space.com and NBC News reported. The crew members had been living in an isolated habitation the bare, rocky slopes...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:08 AM EDT

Why Apple Just Made a Key iPhone Security Update

Why Apple Just Made a Key iPhone Security Update

The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates' prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link. Mansoor, a human...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 04:40 PM EDT

Apple Boosts iPhone Security After Mideast Spyware Discovery

Apple Boosts iPhone Security After Mideast Spyware Discovery

A botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software has trigged a global upgrade of Apple's mobile operating system, researchers said Thursday. The spyware...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 01:11 PM EDT

What If Apple Really Ditches the iPhone Headphone Jack?

What If Apple Really Ditches the iPhone Headphone Jack?

The next iPhone may be too skinny for the traditional headphone jack. The potential change is something that has many wondering how the absence of the 3.5 mm headphone jack could impact some of the ways people...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 01:44 PM EDT

WhatsApp to Share Phone Numbers With Facebook

WhatsApp to Share Phone Numbers With Facebook

Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads and Facebook...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 09:19 AM EDT

NY Artist Paints Giant 'Pokemon Go' Mural

NY Artist Paints Giant 'Pokemon Go' Mural

Efren Andaluz painted 151 Pokemon on the side of his studio on Long Island. This time-lapse video shows how it all came together.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 02:14 PM EDT

Meet Octobot, a Robot That's a Real Softie, and Cheap

Meet Octobot, a Robot That's a Real Softie, and Cheap

The latest revolutionary robot isn't the metallic, costly machine you'd expect: It's squishy like Silly Putty, wireless, battery-less and made for pennies by a 3-D printer. Meet Octobot. It looks like a...

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