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AP Explains: Why Does A WWI General Merit A Trump Tweet?

AP Explains: Why Does A WWI General Merit A Trump Tweet?

Aug 20
President Donald Trump is being criticized once again for lauding the alleged tactics of Gen. John Pershing in dealing with Islamic extremists in the Philippines at the turn of the last century.

Tyson's Solar Eclipse Tip: Don't Video It, Experience It

Tyson's Solar Eclipse Tip: Don't Video It, Experience It

By Mariah Brown | Aug 20
Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week's solar eclipse: Put down your smartphone and take in the phenomenon yourself.

Can't be There? How to Watch Solar Eclipse on TV, Online

Can't be There? How to Watch Solar Eclipse on TV, Online

Aug 20
If you can't witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV.

Neutron Beams, X-rays Reveal More About T. Rex Relative

Neutron Beams, X-rays Reveal More About T. Rex Relative

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Aug 19
Researchers at a top U.S. laboratory announced Tuesday that they have produced the highest resolution scan ever done of the inner workings of a fossilized tyrannosaur skull using neutron beams and high-energy X-rays.

New Facebook Data Center A Boost to Ohio's Technology Sector

New Facebook Data Center A Boost to Ohio's Technology Sector

By Julie Carr Smyth | Aug 19
Facebook will spend $750 million on a new data center in central Ohio, the company announced Tuesday - marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector.

Pressured by Government, Uber Agrees to Protect Rider Data

Pressured by Government, Uber Agrees to Protect Rider Data

By Tom Krisher | Aug 19
Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect data and audit use of rider information to settle a complaint from the federal government that it deceived customers.

Judge Orders LinkedIn to Stop Blocking Data-Scraping Firm

Judge Orders LinkedIn to Stop Blocking Data-Scraping Firm

Aug 19
A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered LinkedIn to stop blocking a startup company from scraping LinkedIn personal profiles for data.

Out TV Exec Sued for $1.2M for Allegedly Torrenting Gay Porn

Out TV Exec Sued for $1.2M for Allegedly Torrenting Gay Porn

Aug 17
The openly gay president of the cable channel WE TV is being sued for $1.2 million by a porn company, which alleges the exec knowingly torrented and distributed gay porn.

The TV-Streaming Paradox: Why You May Miss the Cable Bundle

The TV-Streaming Paradox: Why You May Miss the Cable Bundle

By Tali Arbel | Aug 17
The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could rival the cost of a $100 cable bundle - but that are way more difficult to use.

LA Deputies' Private Body Cams Raise Transparency Questions

LA Deputies' Private Body Cams Raise Transparency Questions

By Michael Balsamo | Aug 17
America's largest sheriff's department still lacks a policy for body cameras after years of studying the issue, so hundreds - perhaps thousands - of its deputies have taken matters into their own hands and bought the cameras themselves.

With Didi's Emojis, Clown Face, Squid Join Babe & Boss

With Didi's Emojis, Clown Face, Squid Join Babe & Boss

By Ronald Blum | Aug 16
These monikers are all bestowed by the New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius. After wins, the shortstop tweets highlights and praise using emojis for teammates in his own digital hieroglyphs.

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 16
One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers.

UK Bath House Installs Free HIV Test Vending Machine

UK Bath House Installs Free HIV Test Vending Machine

Aug 15
A gay bath house in Brighton, England is making headlines over its vending machine that distributes free HIV self-testing kits.

Target Buys Tech Company to Help It Offer Same-Day Delivery

Target Buys Tech Company to Help It Offer Same-Day Delivery

Aug 15
Target said Monday it is buying a delivery logistics company to help it offer same-day delivery service to in-store shoppers.

GoDaddy Boots Neo-Nazi Site After Post on Protest Violence

GoDaddy Boots Neo-Nazi Site After Post on Protest Violence

By Patrick Mairs and Michael Kunzelman | Aug 15
A leading neo-Nazi website is losing its internet domain host after its publisher posted an article mocking the woman who was killed in a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

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