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18 hours ago Tiny Camera Could Give Micro-Drones Amazing Abilities
The new camera could be used for medical procedures, such as endoscopies, or to build micro-robots specially designed to measure, explore or survey, the researchers said.
18 hours ago How 'Forged Cookies' Let Hackers Access Your Accounts Without a Password
What exactly is a forged cookie? And how did hackers use them to access Yahoo accounts?
18 hours ago Mark Zuckerberg's 5,700-Word Letter on the Dangers of Isolationism
Facebook's founder and CEO posted a lengthy missive lamenting the rise of isolationism and calling for Facebook to be a global social infrastructure.
18 hours ago Amazon Looking to Parachute Parcels Into Your Yard Via Drone
Amazon was awarded a patent this week for a system in which a package would be "forcefully" propelled from a drone and land by parachute.
18 hours ago 9/11-Style Commission Into Russia's Election Meddling Gathers Steam
Rep. Elijah Cummings said the committee should be made up of "distinguished citizens, no Congressmen, no Senators."
18 hours ago We Need a Hug: Online Dating Soared by 35 Percent After Trump Was Elected
Dating site eHarmony saw a 35 percent spike following election day and inauguration day. Not since 9/11 has the company seen such a jump in interest.
18 hours ago Yahoo Joins Growing List of Tech Firms Challenging Travel Ban
Yahoo and Tumblr are the latest companies to file a friend-of-the-court brief to challenge Trump's executive order on immigration.
18 hours ago Could Trump Take Us Back to the Moon?
Major missions are typically planned years in advance, but NASA could fast track a trip around the moon.
18 hours ago Uber to Investigate 'Abhorrent' Sexual Harassment Allegations
Chief Executive Travis Kalanick called allegations made by a former engineer 'abhorrent and against everything Uber stands for and believes in.'
18 hours ago Uber Hires Eric Holder to Investigate Sexual Harassment Claims
'It is my number one priority that we come through this a better organization,' chief executive Travis Kalanick wrote in a memo to employees.
18 hours ago Yahoo Saves Verizon Deal After Email Hacks
Now we know how much hacking 1 billion users costs.
18 hours ago Can Uber Weather Sex Harassment Scandal?
Uber needs to conduct a thorough and open investigation and quickly dismiss employees who participated or failed to report sexual harassment, experts say.
18 hours ago WhatsApp's 'Status' Update Borrows From Snapchat
WhatsApp is launching a new Status feature that looks a lot like Instagram and Snapchat stories.
18 hours ago How a Hack of Trump's Twitter Could Turn the World Upside Down
A hack of President Trump's Twitter account could potentially be used for profiteering and to cause chaos on the world stage, experts say.
18 hours ago What Google Found at Burning Man: A CEO and the Art of Flow
Facing their toughest decision yet, Larry Page and Sergey Brin turned to Burning Man as part of their process to find their new CEO, Eric Schmidt.
18 hours ago When It Comes to Smartphones... Does Size Matter?
Ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, a new survey reveals what Americans like in a smartphone — and what they'd give up to stay connected.
18 hours ago Elon Musk Shares What's Next For Tesla
The Tesla CEO gave an update on the company's fourth quarter earnings and revealed when to expect the more affordable Model 3 SUV.
18 hours ago Watch This Futuristic Hoverbike Ace Its Test Flight
The Scorpion-3 combines quadcopter-drone technology with a traditional motorcycle design, resulting in an electric-powered hoverbike that can lift itself and a pilot into the air.
18 hours ago Lyft Tries to Sneak Ahead as Archrival Uber Faces Backlash
Ride-hailing app Lyft on Thursday announced its biggest expansion yet, amid turmoil at rival Uber.
18 hours ago Life Getting You Down? Use These De-Stressing Apps to Escape
Whether it's tax returns, fake news or real news taking its toll on you, here are some gadgets that will make the day — and night — a little calmer.
18 hours ago Merriam-Webster Offers Conway a Lesson in 'Feminism'
Everyone in political life encounters criticism, especially on Twitter. But when you get publicly corrected by the dictionary, that's unusual.
18 hours ago This Ping Pong-Playing Robot Makes Forrest Gump Look Lazy
FORPHEUS, named the "first robot table tennis tutor" for its ability to play and teach the sport, has earned a Guinness World Record for its tutoring skills.
18 hours ago Samsung Has New Products — and They're Not Phones
Samsung unveiled two new tablets on Sunday before the start of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
18 hours ago Problems Pile Up for Uber in a Traffic Accident of a Week
Uber is having a sub-optimal week, to say the least.
Yesterday Problems Pile up for Uber in a Traffic Accident of a Week
Uber is having a sub-optimal week, to say the least.
Feb 24 A 7-Year-Old Asked Google for a Job. Here's the Response
Seven-year-old Chloe Bridgewater, who lives in Hereford, UK, wrote a letter to Google asking for a job. She got a personal letter back from the CEO.
Feb 23 Ransomware Negotiator: The Human Weapon in a Digital Kidnapping
Holding something for ransom is an ancient tactic that is now exploding in cyber space. So how can we deal with the bad guys?
Feb 23 Yahoo Issues Yet Another Warning in Fallout From Hacks
Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016. It's the latest development in the mega-breach.
Feb 22 OK to Edit Baby DNA for Health Only, Experts Say
It would be all right to permanently edit the genes of babies so long as researchers were doing it for the health of the children, experts said.
Feb 22 Verizon Slashes Price of Yahoo Deal by at Least $250M: Bloomberg
Verizon has slashed its $4.83B offer for Yahoo by around $250 million, following the internet company's massive data breaches reported earlier this year.