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Facebook Is Testing Fake News Filtering Overseas

A trial run in Germany could influence an election and keep Facebook out of trouble.

SpaceX Will Resume Rocket Launches on January 8th

It also has solutions that should prevent a repeat of its launch pad explosion.

Facebook Drone Failure Prompts a U.S. Investigation

On top of the imperfect drone flight, it lost a satellite to SpaceX's Falcon 9 explosion on September 1st.

NASA Is Concerned About SpaceX's Rocket Fueling Practices

It's worried that SpaceX will put crews at risk by topping up while they're aboard.

Airbnb Now Requires That Hosts Accept Anti-Discrimination Rules

If you're kicked out for racism or sexism, you can't feign ignorance.

Blue Apron's Meal Kit Service Has Had Worker Safety Problems

It's learning that tech startups still have to take care of their warehouse staff.

The Internet's Ice Bucket Challenge Credited With Funding a Medical Discovery

The donations triggered by those viral videos apparently helped discover a gene associated with ALS.

Segway Creator's Advanced Prosthetic Arm Arrives in Late 2016

Mobius Bionics will be the first to offer Segway creator Dean Kamen's Luke arm.

Tesla Accused of Exploiting Cheap Labor to Make Its Factories

A contractor allegedly took advantage of foreign workers to build Tesla's U.S. facilities.

Hulu Will Offer Live TV in Early 2017

Company chief Mike Hopkins has announced that you'll see live entertainment, sports and news on the streaming service.

Uber Rejects Talk of 'Thousands' of Sexual Assault Reports

Reportedly, there were "fewer than" 170 complaints of sexual assault between December 2012 and August 2015.

Pentagon Competition Dares You to Hack its Websites

While the government is keeping sensitive systems off-limits, this will hopefully identify vulnerabilities that in-house experts wouldn't catch.

Google Is Reportedly Releasing a Virtual Reality Headset This Year

The new product is said to be miles above Google Cardboard.