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3 hours ago Gawker Case Highlights World of 'Litigation Funding'
The Gawker vs. Hulk Hogan lawsuit brought to light a less salacious but equally controversial practice: third-party litigation funding.
6 hours ago Can This Humanoid Robot Help Integrate Refugee Kids?
Can a robot help Germany integrate its influx of migrants? A new research project thinks the answer might be "yes."
15 hours ago Here's Why You Shouldn't Fear the 'Digital Divide' at Work
There are some things you just shouldn't say in the workplace. Like discussing a 'carriage return' with a co-worker.
24 hours ago What You Need to Know About the Cellphone and Cancer Study
Federal researchers have rushed out results from a study that shows cellphone radiation might cause brain and heart tumors in rats. Should you worry?
Yesterday SpaceX Lands Another Rocket After Satellite Delivery
It's the third successful booster landing at sea for the California-based SpaceX. This one came after the rocket launched a satellite.
Yesterday Mars Is Shaking Off an Ice Age, New Research Shows
Mars is emerging from an ice age, a finding that could shed light on the past and future climates of both Mars and Earth, researchers said.
Yesterday Here's Why Doctors Are So Worried About the New Superbug
Why are all the headlines telling people to be scared of the new superbug? We give you five good reasons.
May 27 Mars is Shaking Off an Ice Age, New Research Shows
Mars is emerging from an ice age, a finding that could shed light on the past and future climates of both Mars and Earth, researchers said.
May 27 Push for Encryption Law Loses Steam Despite Apple Showdown
Draft legislation circulated weeks ago likely will not be introduced this year and, even if it were, would stand no chance of advancing, sources said.
May 26 SpaceX Postpones Rocket Launch, Attempted Landing
The landing attempt will take place during SpaceX' s launch of the Thaicom-8 commercial communications satellite.
May 26 SpaceX Will Attempt A Rocket Launch and Landing Today
The landing attempt will take place during SpaceX' s launch of the Thaicom-8 commercial communications satellite.
May 26 Super-Bad Superbug Found for First Time in U.S
A drug-resistant "superbug" that doctors have been dreading has shown up in the U.S. for the first time, researchers reported Thursday.
May 26 Microsoft, Facebook Building an Undersea Internet Cable
Microsoft and Facebook have agreed to jointly build a cable across the Atlantic Ocean to meet growing demand for high-speed cloud and online services.
May 26 Jury Sides With Google in Closely Watched Copyright Case
A federal jury has sided with Google in a $9 billion legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, a case that was closely watched in Silicon Valley.
May 26 NASA Hits Snag Inflating Space Station's BEAM Habitat
NASA called off attempts to inflate the first privately built expandable room on the International Space Station on Thursday.
May 26 What the Email Report Means for Hillary Clinton
Here are five key questions brought to the forefront by the State Department inspector general's report into Clinton's use of a private email server.
May 26 Hillary Clinton Faces Fallout After Email Report
A new State Department report says Hillary Clinton violated federal rules by not turning over all official email before she left office.
May 26 Here's How To Whip Up A Tech Giant Like Apple
How do you whip up a tech giant like Apple from scratch? It's easy as pie, if you follow this recipe...
May 26 This Bus Might Change The Way You Travel
See the bus that was shown off at a high-tech expo in China that will be able to straddle the road and drive over traffic.
May 26 Billionaire Secretly Backed Hulk Hogan's Sex Tape Suit
Billionaire Peter Thiel says he bankrolled Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker because he it was "worth fighting back" against a "terrible bully."
May 25 Solar Impulse 2 Lands in Penn. in Latest Leg of World Trip
The solar-powered plane is on a trip around the world that began in March 2015 in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates/
May 25 Ancient Beer Recipe Uncovered in China, Archaeologists Say
A beer recipe roughly 5,000 years old has been uncovered in China.
May 25 Zuckerberg to Bulldoze $30M in Homes to Keep His Privacy
The Facebook founder and billionaire has bought up four neighboring homes, at the cost of $30 million, just so that he can demolish them.
May 25 Fed's Tech Money Spent on Floppy Disks and COBOL: Report
The government is spending about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems.
May 25 Shoe Giant Shifts Production — But Robots Get the Jobs
Adidas is relocating some shoe production from Asia to the company's homeland — but Germans shouldn't expect a jobs boom.
May 25 Microsoft to Axe 1,850 Jobs in Smartphone Shakeup
Microsoft said on Wednesday it will trim down its smartphone business by cutting 1,850 jobs, most of them in Finland.
May 24 Twitter is Making Changes to Allow Longer Tweets
Twitter has (finally) eliminated user names, URLs, and media attachments from the character count in its tweets, the microblogging service said.
May 24 Twitter Is Making Changes to Allow Longer Tweets
Twitter has (finally) eliminated user names, URLs, and media attachments from the character count in its tweets, the microblogging service said.
May 24 French Investigators 'Raid Google's Paris HQ'
French investigators are raiding Google' s Paris headquarters as part of a probe over tax payments, said a source close to the finance ministry.
May 24 Snapchat 'Valued at $22B' in New Financing Round
Snapchat is raising about $200 million in a financing round that could put the social media platform's valuation as high as $22.7 billion, TechCrunch