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EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity…

European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening

The Pentagon is working on a secret project to let soldiers control weapons with their minds

The Pentagon's research unit is working on a project that one day would let people control machines with their minds.

This Huge iPad Could Help Make City Life Easier

We spoke with the man who runs the company behind IKE – the Interactive Kiosk Experience.

1 dead as latest fire portends explosive…

A fast-moving grass fire fueled by gusting winds in the Pacific Northwest killed one person and forced dozens of households to evacuate as Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency

LabCorp finds 'suspicious activity' on its IT network

Laboratory testing giant LabCorp detected “suspicious activity” on its IT network over the weekend, the company announced Monday.

Smart City Tech Adds Innovative Solutions — And…

Newsy spoke with the man behind Smart Cities New York's annual conference to figure out how cities can fix those issues before they even come up.

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft…

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule 74 miles into space, higher than it's ever done before

How much will Microsoft's pivot to the cloud boost quarterly earnings?

Microsoft reports earnings Thursday and investors will gauge how much its pivot to the cloud contributed to quarterly profit.

Timehop Discloses Data Breach That Affected 21…

Timehop says users' names, email addresses and phone numbers may have been compromised.

Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook

Microsoft CEO calls for AI regulation of facial recognition technology

The benefits of artificial intelligence come with some unintended consequences, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said.

US Military Surveillance Drones Are Being…

Military branches haven't been able to add drone specialists to their infantry squads because the tech could be hackable.

Study: National parks get fewer visits when…

Researchers say pollution levels in some U.S. national parks are similar to cities like New York and Los Angeles and are leading people to avoid visiting

Walmart, Microsoft take aim at Amazon with cloud tech

It is a five-year agreement between the two companies.

Astronomers spy nearby star that could be…

Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets

Could Africa become the next Silicon Valley?

At one point, the idea of developing a start-up in Africa was unfamiliar and far-fetched.

Detroit man gets probation in livestreamed killing of friend

A Detroit man has been sentenced to three years of probation for accidentally shooting and killing a friend while they were streaming live on Instagram

Microsoft calls for facial recognition technology rules given 'potential for abuse'

Microsoft has called on the government to step up and regulate facial recognition

Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave…

Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile

Instagram users hit with temporary outage

Instagram, the online photo-sharing and social networking service, was temporarily out of service Friday afternoon.

Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

A California-based rocket company has shortlisted the Kodiak spaceport as a possible permanent home for its launches