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4 hours ago Would You Trust An Algorithm to Pick Your Lunch Date?
Lunchback, a Swedish start-up, is hoping to pair interested users for lunch — but people will have to put faith in an algorithm to make the match.
7 hours ago Mice Hitch a Ride Home on SpaceX Dragon
SpaceX's Dragon made its grand return to Earth this morning.
7 hours ago How to Stop WhatsApp Sharing Your Info With Facebook
WhatsApp plans to start sharing user's phone numbers and when they last used the app with its parent company Facebook.
Today Apple Fixes Security Flaw After Major Texting Hack
Once infected, the phone could become a digital spy, capable of employing the iPhone's camera and microphone to snoop.
Today How Trump Spent $8.4 Million to Play Digital Catch-up
The Republican nominee's failure to turn his massive online support base into a robust fundraising tool is a missed opportunity.
Yesterday Amazon Launches a Research Hub For Car Buyers
Amazon is offering up car advice with the launch of a new research portal, however the retailer won't be acting as a virtual dealership.
Yesterday WhatsApp to Share User Data With Facebook
The company announced that it was updating its terms of service and privacy policy for the first time in four years.
Yesterday Where the Candidates Stand on Space Exploration
If we're going to send the first humans to Mars in the early 2030s, the next U.S. President will need to be a strong supporter of space exploration.
Yesterday World's Largest Aircraft Nose Dives in 2nd Test Flight
The hybrid of blimp, helicopter and airplane is designed to stay aloft for days at a time.
Yesterday Fix Terrorism on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Say Lawmakers
Social media firms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are "consciously failing" to stop their sites from being used to promote ter
Yesterday Singapore Tries Out World's First Self-Driving Taxis
Singapore is taking the next step in the move towards self-driving vehicles with the world's first public trial of self-driving taxis.
Yesterday World's Largest Aircraft Damaged in 2nd Test Flight
The hybrid of blimp, helicopter and airplane is designed to stay aloft for days at a time.
Aug 24 Scammers Targeting Bank Followers on Instagram
A new report details how scammers are targeting bank followers on Instagram in the hope of luring them into handing over money for fake investments.
Aug 24 Why Apple Might Ditch the iPhone Headphone Jack
If the speculation holds true, the next iPhone may be too skinny for the traditional headphone jack.
Aug 24 New Planet Is 'Right Next Door'
One side's too hot and one side's too cold, but this new planet would have a glowy orange sky and it's right next door.
Aug 24 'SNL' Star Leslie Jones' Personal Site Offline After Hacking
Leslie Jones' personal website has been taken offline after it appeared hackers posted her driver's license and passport and explicit photos of the actress-comedienne.
Aug 24 The Essential Steps to Guard Against Hacking
Cybercrime has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S. and abroad, meaning digital security is more important than ever.
Aug 24 New Planet is 'Right Next Door'
One side's too hot and one side's too cold, but this new planet would have a glowy orange sky and it's right next door.
Aug 24 New York Times Says Hackers Targeted Moscow Bureau
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and other U.S. security agencies were investigating cyber breaches targeting reporters at the Times.
Aug 24 Fitbit Cleared of Stealing Jawbone's Trade Secrets
Fitbit did not steal rival Jawbone's trade secrets, a trade judge ruled on Tuesday, dashing Jawbone's hopes of securing a ban against Fitbit.
Aug 23 Missing Spacecraft Phones Home but Faces Uncertain Future
After performing a reset command on STEREO-B on Oct. 1, 2014, NASA lost contact with the spacecraft. That changed Sunday.
Aug 23 Tesla Improves Range, Acceleration With New Models
After Musk teased an announcement on Twitter, shares of Tesla jumped 2 percent this morning as investors awaited the news.
Aug 23 Forget Gold: Tokyo Medals Could Be Made From Old Phones
Japan is considering tapping into its mine of old consumer electronics to create Olympic medals made from the country's e-waste.
Aug 23 Is Amazon Developing a $5 Music Subscription Service?
Amazon is working on a music subscription service that would cost $5 a month and only work on its Echo hardware, tech news website Recode reported.
Aug 22 AT&T Latest Provider to Offer Roaming in Cuba
AT&T said it had signed a deal with Cuba's state-owned telecoms provider to offer direct roaming services to its customers visiting Cuba.
Aug 22 U.S. Ready to Hand Off the Internet Naming System
The United States will officially relinquish its authority over the internet's naming system on October 1.
Aug 22 With Delta's New Chip Tags, You Can Track Your Own Luggage
Tracking technology being rolled out by Delta this year could make missing luggage a thing of the past.
Aug 22 N. Koreans Can Now Binge-Watch Kim Jong Un Movies
North Koreans will soon be able to binge watch "documentary films about the country's dear leaders" on a new Netflix-style service.
Aug 21 How to 'Catch 'Em All' in One of World's Most Violent Cities
The Pakistani city of Karachi has not avoided the biggest Western craze to sweep the globe this summer: "Pokemon Go."
Aug 19 Massachusetts to Levy Fee on Ride Shares as Subsidy for Taxis
Massachusetts will levy a 5-cent fee per trip on ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft and spend the money on the traditional taxi industry.