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Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 10:53 AM EST

New Year's Tech Resolutions: Protect Your Data

New Year's Tech Resolutions: Protect Your Data

Your data was probably stolen in 2018. Billions of consumers were affected by breaches and cyber-attacks last year, resulting in millions of dollars in losses. Now, more than ever, it's important to make a...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 01:59 PM EST

Snacks on Wheels: PepsiCo Tests Self-Driving Robot Delivery

Snacks on Wheels: PepsiCo Tests Self-Driving Robot Delivery

Forget vending machines, PepsiCo is testing a way to bring snacks directly to college students. The chip and beverage maker says it will start making deliveries with self-driving robots on Thursday at the...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 02:46 PM EST

Phone Apps Could Monitor Depression, Mental Health in Teens

Phone Apps Could Monitor Depression, Mental Health in Teens

Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that some people blame for contributing to tech-age angst...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 12:02 PM EST

Calling All 'Snowflakes': British Army Recruits Millennials

Calling All 'Snowflakes': British Army Recruits Millennials

"Snowflakes," "phone zombies," "binge gamers" and "me me me millennials" are the focus of the British army's latest recruitment campaign. Posters and billboards reminiscent of the famous World War I "Your...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 08:07 AM EST

Icy Object Past Pluto Looks Like Reddish Snowman, NASA Finds

Icy Object Past Pluto Looks Like Reddish Snowman, NASA Finds

A NASA spacecraft 4 billion miles from Earth yielded its first close-up pictures Wednesday of the most distant celestial object ever explored, depicting what looks like a reddish snowman. Ultima Thule, as...

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 at 06:07 PM EST

Apple Tumbles After News of Weaker iPhone, Watch Sales

Apple Tumbles After News of Weaker iPhone, Watch Sales

Apple has lowered its Q1 guidance in a letter to investors from CEO Tim Cook Wednesday. Apple stock was halted in after-hours trading just prior to the announcement, and shares were down about 7 percent when...

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 at 11:23 AM EST

Netflix Releases Interactive Episode of TV Show 'Black Mirror'

Netflix Releases Interactive Episode of TV Show 'Black Mirror'

At 3:01 a.m. ET on Friday, the California company unveiled an extended 90-minute episode of the British TV series "Black Mirror" to showcase the new technology.

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 12:03 PM EST

Elon Musk's Lawyers Try to Dismiss Cave Diver's Lawsuit

Elon Musk's Lawyers Try to Dismiss Cave Diver's Lawsuit

Lawyers for Elon Musk on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against him related to tweets calling a British rescue diver a "pedo guy," saying the comments were exaggerated and Twitter itself is...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 01:01 PM EST

Instagram Users Share Outrage After Brief Update Rolls Out

Instagram Users Share Outrage After Brief Update Rolls Out

Some Instagram users found themselves swiping through their timelines left to right on Thursday, rather than vertically, prompting widespread outrage and the social media company to roll back the update, NBC...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 07:31 AM EST

'I'm Addicted to Tech': Inside a 12-Step Meeting for the Internet

'I'm Addicted to Tech': Inside a 12-Step Meeting for the Internet

The young men sit in chairs in a circle in a small meeting room in suburban Seattle and introduce themselves before they speak. It is much like any other 12-step meeting — but with a twist. "Hi, my name is,"...

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