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2 hours ago Student in Hot Water for Offering Dorm Room on Airbnb
A student at Emerson College in Boston faces a disciplinary hearing over having rented out his dorm room to tourists through AirBnB.









8 hours ago Man Crashes Drone Into Empire State Building
The drone struck the 40th floor of the iconic building.









8 hours ago Touchdown! Astronauts in Space Can Watch the Super Bowl
When the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos square off Sunday, astronauts on the International Space Station will be able to watch in real time.









8 hours ago See Blue Origin Landing From the Rocket's Point of View
Rocket launches are fun to watch, and as private spaceflight companies like Blue Origin and SpaceX have shown recently, so are rocket landings.









11 hours ago Damaged iPhone? Apple Will Now Take It for Trade-in
Until now, Apple offered credit to iPhone owners only if the device had an intact screen and working buttons.









11 hours ago Man Crashes Drone Into Empire State Building
A New York man was arrested on Thursday after crashing his drone into the Empire State Building.









11 hours ago Bernie Sanders Backers Banned from Tinder for Campaigning
Stumping for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tinder is getting some women banned from the online dating app.









11 hours ago Latest iOS Update May Brick Your Phone If You Did This
If you've had the screen or home button replaced on your iPhone and the work wasn't done by someone at the Apple Store, you may want to skip the lates









11 hours ago Twitter Shut Down 125K Accounts Related to Terrorism
In a tweet from the company's "@Policy" team, the social media company said it has stepped up its fight against violent extremism online.









14 hours ago Google is Taking Its Robot Car Tests to Washington State
Alphabet said its self-driving car project will expand testing to Washington later this month, the third city where it is testing self-driving cars.









20 hours ago Super Bowl 50 Technology Puts Fans in the Game
At the Super Bowl's "Fan Energy Zone" in San Francisco, sports fans can try out the latest in gaming and virtual reality and be thrust right onto the football field. NBC's Olivia Sterns tested out an interactive motion-detecting dance game, threw passes on a digital football field, and played quarterback with a VR headset.









Yesterday Twitter Remembers Simpler Times With #BeforeFacebookI
Twitter is having fun with the #BeforeFacebookI tag, where people are riffing on how we ever got by without the ubiquitous social network.









Yesterday UCF Hack Exposes 63,000 SSNs of Students, Staff
The stolen information includes Social Security numbers but not financial records, medical records or grades.









Yesterday 92 Percent of Students Prefer Paper Books to E-Books
E-books may be convenient and cheap, but they aren't displacing paper just yet, at least in the hearts and minds of college kids.









Yesterday Time Wasted on Facebook Could Be Costing Us Trillions
Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook with a simple dream: to have everyone spending as much time as possible clicking around on his website.









Yesterday 100-Foot Asteroid to Buzz Earth Next Month
An asteroid as long as a basketball court will give Earth a close shave next month — though scientists aren't sure just how close.









Yesterday How YouTube Superstar Bethany Mota Makes Her Money
Mota, whose videos have racked up more than 800 million views, credits YouTube with providing a creative landscape to jump-start her career.









Yesterday How YouTube Star Bethany Mota Makes Her Money
Mota, whose videos have racked up more than 800 million views, credits YouTube with providing a creative landscape to jump-start her career.









Yesterday 3.57 Degrees of Separation from Kevin Bacon?
The average pair of Facebook users has just 3.57 degrees of separation between them, the social media network said Thursday in a new study.









Yesterday As Facebook Turns 12, Zuck Has VR Dream for Daughter
Mark Zuckerberg's firstborn turns 12 on Thursday — but it's his newborn daughter that's keeping him up at night.









Feb 4 As Facebook Turns 12, Zuck Sees Baby's Steps for VR
Mark Zuckerberg's firstborn turns 12 on Thursday — but it's his newborn daughter that's keeping him up at night.









Feb 3 Three-Parent Babies Are OK, Experts Say
Experiments using sperm and egg cells from three different people to make an embryo are all right if they are carefully monitored and regulated.









Feb 3 Apple Ordered to Pay $625M in Patent Dispute With VirnetX
A jury earlier decided Apple used the patent licensing company's Internet security technology without permission in its FaceTime and iMessage features.









Feb 3 Google Envisions 'Unprintable' Interactive Digital Books
Phones may not be the best platform for reading through Anna Karenina, but that doesn't mean books can't be designed with such devices in mind.









Feb 3 Taylor Swift to Work With Glu on New Mobile Game
The Grammy-award winning pop star is making her first foray into the world of mobile gaming.









Feb 3 Google Rolls Out Free High-Speed Internet to Public Housing
Many of us take high-speed Internet access for granted, but for low-income folks it's a luxury they simply can't afford









Feb 3 NASA and Zuckerberg Tease Virtual Reality View of Mars
Facebook's CEO wants you to get excited about virtual reality — and a Mars panorama taken by the Curiosity rover is as good a way as any to do that.









Feb 3 FAA: Drones Around Super Bowl Could Face 'Deadly Force'
'Bring your lucky jersey. Bring your face paint. Bring your team spirit. But leave your drone at home.'









Feb 3 Google Ads Pilot Aims to Counter Online Extremism
Google is trying out a new program that would cause anti-extremism messages from NGOs to pop up in slots managed by its AdWords service.









Feb 3 Musk to 'Super Rude' Customer: No Tesla for You!
If you criticize a company online, you normally get an apologetic response via Twitter.