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In this Feb. 15, 2018 image made from video, David Hogg talks about his experiences at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High when a gunman opened fire and killed 17 students and faculty in Parkland, Fla.. Hogg, a senior, became an outspoken advocate for gun control in the wake of the shooting, making him a target of online trolls. (AP Photo/Joshua Replogle)
Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trollsSurvivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite lifts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The rocket created a brief light show over Southern California after blasting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Falcon 9 rose above coastal clouds into the dawn sky Thursday and arced southward over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. (Michael Peterson/Vandenberg Air Force Base via AP)
SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from CaliforniaSpaceX has successfully launched a satellite built for Spain and two test satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - This July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Software developer Tim Chevalier, a former Google employee who is transgender, is suing the tech company over issues of diversity. Chevalier's lawsuit was filed Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in San Francisco County Court. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Another former employee sues Google over issues of diversityAnother Google employee has filed suit against the tech company
The Associated Press14 hours ago
An Extraordinary Clock Is Being Built in TexasThe clock has been in the works for three decades—essentially a blink of the eye in the grand scheme of things. That's because the timepiece, dreamed up by Danny Hillis in 1989, per CNBC , is designed to run for 10,000 years without any human intervention. Hillis' vision was...
Newser17 hours ago
Google Employee Claims Wrongful FiringFirst ex-Google engineer James Damore sued his former employer for firing him after he put out a memo saying women aren’t fit for tech jobs. Now another ex-Google worker has brought his own suit against the company after he came out hard against Damore. Tim Chevalier's complaint —which Wired calls...
Newser18 hours ago
This undated artist rending provided by Walmart shows their colorful kitchen, which is part of Walmart's new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. The move, announced Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, is the first glimpse of Walmart’s broader efforts to redesign its site with a focus on fashion and home furnishing. (Walmart via AP)
Walmart to launch new online home shopping experienceBohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style
The Associated Press1 day ago
Why Apple Is Reportedly Looking Into Mining ContractsApple might have a battery problem on its hands. No, not that one . Apple needs cobalt for its iPhone batteries, but experts fear a potential shortage of the metal with the proliferation of electric vehicles, which require over 1,000 times more cobalt for their batteries than do smartphones. Bloomberg...
Newser1 day ago
FILE - This Oct. 26, 2016, file photo shows a Twitter sign outside of the company's headquarters in San Francisco. A white nationalist advocate is suing Twitter for banning his account amid the company's recent crackdown on content it deems abusive. Jared Taylor filed the lawsuit Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in a San Francisco state court. Taylor joins a growing list of extreme right wing groups and figures suing social media sites for banning their accounts and content. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
White nationalist is latest to sue over social media banA prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Akwasi Frimpong, of Ghana, starts his practice run during the men's skeleton training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Watching the Olympics online can take work. With luge and skeleton, for instance, it takes five hours to watch all four runs down the track, longer if you add training runs. There's no easy way to jump straight to an athlete who isn't prominent, such as the lone competitor from the tropical country of Ghana. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats onlineLess is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- This July 25, 2017, file frame grab from video shows the Nest Cam IQ camera. Google’s voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest’s deluxe security camera. The virtual assistant is being offered to owners of the Nest Cam IQ in a free update rolling out Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Ryan Nakashima, File)
Google's digital assistant branches out to Nest cameraGoogle's voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest's deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify privacy concerns
The Associated Press1 day ago
SpaceX postpones California satellite launch due to windsSpaceX postpones satellite launch from California due to winds, reschedules for Thursday
The Associated Press1 day ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, holding an olive branch arrives to deliver a speech at an event in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Erdogan said Turkish troops involved in the month-long offensive, codenamed 'Operation Olive Branch', to drive out Syrian Kurdish militiamen from a northwestern Syrian enclave will soon begin a siege of the city of Afrin. (Pool Photo via AP)
Turkey to develop unmanned tanks, president saysTurkey's president says the country will develop unmanned tanks to minimize risk to soldiers in combat
The Associated Press1 day ago
Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for QualcommBroadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm, a day after the chipmaker boosted its takeover bid for NXP Semiconductors
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this image taken from video on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, Marat Mindiyarov, a former internet troll, speaks to journalists in St.Petersburg, Russia. While Russian officials have denigrated a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential vote through an elaborate social media campaign, former Internet trolls employed at the same facility see them as well-grounded. Mindiyarov, a former commentator at the Internet Research Agency, said his own experience at the “troll factory” makes him trust the U.S. charges. "I believe that that's how it was and that it were them," he told The Associated Press.  .(AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)
Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment saysInsiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be
The Associated Press2 days ago
Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes Headway in DCElon Musk's dream of building a hyperloop that can move people between Washington, DC, and New York City in 29 minutes may be a small step closer to becoming a distant reality. A Nov. 29 permit issued by DC's Department of Transportation allows Musk's Boring Company to dig at an...
Newser2 days ago
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