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26 min ago Is Elon Musk's 'Major New Product Line' a Battery?
On Monday, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk took to Twitter to tease a new product announcement.






26 min ago These Robo-Ants Are Equipped to Steal Jobs
Robotic ants, the size of a human hand that use camera, sensors and radio modules to coordinate their actions, are being touted as the future of factory production systems.






26 min ago Watch Students Pump Up the Bass to Put Out Fire
Senior engineering students at George Mason University demo their sonic fire extinguisher, which uses sound waves at a specific frequency to disrupt the oxidation at the core of a fire.






26 min ago IBM Places $3 Billion Bet on Internet of Things
IBM is building an "Internet of Things" division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smart devices and appliances.






3 hours ago Out of Soap? Press a Button to Order More From Amazon
Amazon's latest bid to take over the home is the Dash Button, a tiny device that you can press to instantly order more of a single product.






3 hours ago Google Maps Turns Your Streets Into a Game of Pac-Man
We hope you weren't planning on doing anything productive with your afternoon.






3 hours ago Google Launches $150 Chromebooks, $100 Stick Computer
Google and its hardware partners revealed a set of new, low-cost Chrome OS devices Tuesday.






6 hours ago New Microsoft Surface 3 Matches iPad with $499 Price Tag
Microsoft announced the Surface 3 on Tuesday, a lighter, cheaper alternative to its Surface Pro 3, which was released last year.






6 hours ago Retro-Computing Brings Old Technology Back to Life
Imagine a room filled with retro machines, humming with new life as their proud owners show them off.






Yesterday Amazon Sends Plumbers, Cleaners and Goats With a Click







Yesterday Elon Musk Teases Tesla's New Product: A Home Battery?
Elon Musk set the Internet abuzz on Monday when he tweeted that the company will unveil a new non-automotive product next month.
Yesterday 2 Ex-Agents Accused of Stealing Silk Road Bitcoin
A pair of former federal agents allegedly stole more than $800,000 worth of bitcoins while investigating the underground online black market Silk Road.






Yesterday Round-the-World Solar Plane Touches Down in China
After a 20-hour flight, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane touched down in China to finish the fifth leg of its unprecedented round-the-world odyssey.






Yesterday Sony Launches Spotify-Powered PlayStation Music App
Sometimes, it's better to leave things to the experts. That's what Sony learned in trying to build its own streaming-music service.






Yesterday Apple to Oppose Controversial 'Religious Freedom' Laws
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, sparking an outcry from those who say it could be used to discriminate.






Yesterday Apple to Oppose Controversial Laws in Many States
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, sparking an outcry from those who say it could be used to discriminate.






Yesterday Round-the-World Solar Plane Takes Slow Trip to China
After a 10-day stopover in Myanmar, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane headed for China on the fifth leg of its unprecedented round-the-world flight.






Yesterday Bracing for Power Grid Attack: 'One Is Too Many'
An NBC News-USA Today investigation takes a close look at the threats facing the nation's power supply that could leave millions in the dark.






Mar 28 Cyberbullying's Got a New Target: Big Companies
Online bullying has become an increasingly frequent phenomenon—with even big companies now tasting the wrath of angry swarms of web activists.






Mar 27 Bionic Animals Mimic Ants, Butterflies and Chameleons
A new menagerie of animal-inspired robotics has been unveiled by the researchers at Festo.






Mar 27 Tim Cook Blasts Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law
Opponents of the law say it could allow companies to deny services to gay people.






Mar 27 Mark Kelly: My Twin Brother's Spending a Year in Space
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Korienko will spend close to a year at the International Space Station.






Mar 27 Google, J&J Team Up to Build Robot Surgeons
Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room






Mar 27 Silicon Valley Sexism? Case May Not Provide an Answer
Former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers junior partner Ellen Pao is seeking tens of millions of dollars in damages from her former employer.






Mar 27 Digital Spring Cleaning: How to Clear Out Your Inbox, Storage Space
Spring isn't just a time for clearing out drawers -- it's also a great time to de-clutter on digital. NBC's Mark Barger and Julianne Pepitone report.






Mar 27 How Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Giving Away His Fortune
Apple CEO Tim Cook is a wealthy man, with a net worth of $120 million and stock potentially worth hundreds of millions more.






Mar 26 ATF Spent $600K on Drones That Never Flew
The Department of Justice's agencies have spent millions on drones that never flew or are barely used, says a federal auditor's report.






Mar 26 Meerkat, Take That! Twitter Introduces Periscope
Twitter launched a video streaming app called Periscope on the same day that rival Meerkat announced a $14 million round of funding.






Mar 26 New U.N. Investigator to Probe Digital Spying
The United Nations' top human rights body has created a new post to investigate digital spying and violations of online privacy.






Mar 26 Rescued Tortoise Gets New Shell Thanks to 3D Technology
A Colorado Tech University student uses a 3D printer to craft a new shell for a wounded tortoise. KUSA's Ryan Haarer reports.