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Facebook Safety Check Falsely Says a Bomb Exploded in Bangkok
Facebook

Facebook Safety Check Falsely Says a Bomb Exploded in Bangkok

At first, it appeared the algorithm used unreliable and fake news sources to 'confirm' the nonexistent explosion.
Amazon Alexa Data Wanted in Murder Investigation
Amazon

Amazon Alexa Data Wanted in Murder Investigation

Amazon's voice assistant may provide clues in an Arkansas case in which a man was found dead in a hot tub.
Apple Flexes its Artificial Intelligence Muscle
Apple

Apple Flexes its Artificial Intelligence Muscle

The company's first research paper is a sign that it wants to shape the future of AI.
Watch Tesla Autopilot Predict a Crash Seconds Before it Happens
Tesla

Watch Tesla Autopilot Predict a Crash Seconds Before it Happens

As a driver, would you have seen this crash before it happened?
Carrie Fisher's Most Hilarious and Inspiring Quotes
Inspirational Quotes

Carrie Fisher's Most Hilarious and Inspiring Quotes

The brilliant writer and iconic actor died Tuesday at the age of 60.
Bill Schulz
Thomas Jefferson University Receives $3 Million Marijuana Research Grant
Cannabis

Thomas Jefferson University Receives $3 Million Marijuana Research Grant

Although more than half of US states have legalized marijuana for medical use only now is the nation's first research facility for medical marijuana opening.
dispensaries.com
Watch the Original 'Carpool Karaoke' Starring George Michael
Brain Break

Watch the Original 'Carpool Karaoke' Starring George Michael

James Corden and George Michael took a musical journey together back in 2011 for Comic Relief.
Entrepreneur Staff
Amazon Says the 2016 Holiday Season Is the 'Best-Ever'
Amazon

Amazon Says the 2016 Holiday Season Is the 'Best-Ever'

The company said more than 72 percent of its customers worldwide shopped through mobile devices.
How Korean Air Plans to Get Tough on Unruly Passengers
Airlines

How Korean Air Plans to Get Tough on Unruly Passengers

The new crew guidelines will include more staff training, use of the latest device to tie up a violent passenger and the banning of passengers with a history of unruly behavior.
Fights and Disturbances Shut Down Malls Across U.S.
Shopping

Fights and Disturbances Shut Down Malls Across U.S.

Several malls across the United States on Monday during the typically busy post-Christmas shopping day.
Panasonic to Invest More Than $256 Million in Tesla's U.S. Plant for Solar Cells
Tesla

Panasonic to Invest More Than $256 Million in Tesla's U.S. Plant for Solar Cells

The new investment will deepen the partnership of the two companies.
Meet Your Future Boss: The Elementary Schoolers Taking Over YouTube
YouTube

Meet Your Future Boss: The Elementary Schoolers Taking Over YouTube

The latest YouTube superstars are young kids and their families.
Nina Zipkin
Google's New Mobile-First Index and the Death of Desktop SEO
Technology

Google's New Mobile-First Index and the Death of Desktop SEO

This will be a complete game-changer for on-site search engine optimization.
John Lincoln
You Could Fly to France on Solar Powered Plane Then Drive on a Solar Panel Road
Solar Energy

You Could Fly to France on Solar Powered Plane Then Drive on a Solar Panel Road

See how solar power is making a major impact all over the world.
Nina Zipkin