Science and Technology

In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo, File
July 24, 2019 - 8:45 am
By Marcy Gordon and Barbara Ortutay, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited...
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July 24, 2019 - 7:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While Monday's storms mostly left the people of South Jersey nothing but headaches, with power outages, toppled trees and flooding, Mother Nature did provide a pretty unusual sight Tuesday night. The National Weather Service says, while they may have looked like...
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Google has agreed to pay a $13 million settlement that could resolve a class-action lawsuit over the company's collection of people's private information through its Street View project.
Nick Oxford for CNN
July 22, 2019 - 5:02 pm
By Clare Duffy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Google has agreed to pay a $13 million settlement that could resolve a class-action lawsuit over the company's collection of people's private information through its Street View project. The agreement, if approved by a judge, would resolve a 2010 suit over the...
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This image from video aired by India's Doordarshan TV shows Indian Space Research Organization's Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 lift off from Satish Dhawan Space center in Sriharikota, India, Monday, July 22, 2019.
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July 22, 2019 - 8:43 am
By Ashok Sharma, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear...
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Molly Daly
July 21, 2019 - 4:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As much of the U.S. swelters in dangerously hot temperatures, scientists say they expect heat waves to become more frequent, and a distinguished climate scientist gave insight how a warming planet is affecting our weather. Michael Mann, director of the Penn State...
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This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot.
Jae C. Hong/AP via CNN
July 21, 2019 - 2:21 pm
By Rachel Metz, CNN Business (CNN) -- This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot. The implant would connect wirelessly...
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This image provided by Apple shows new emoji's released by Apple.
Apple via AP
July 17, 2019 - 8:51 am
By The Associated Press undefined Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but the tech giants also continue to push the boundaries of inclusion and diversity. The announcement coincides with Wednesday's World Emoji Day . Apple Inc. is releasing...
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In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Michael Collins, right, speaks to Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana at Launch Complex 39A, about the moments leading up to launch at 9:32 a.m. on July 16, 1969, and what it was
Frank Michaux/NASA via AP
July 16, 2019 - 9:33 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins had the spotlight to himself this time — Armstrong has been gone for seven years...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks during a news briefing at the White House, in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
July 15, 2019 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration came out strongly Monday against Facebook's ambitious plan to create a new digital currency, as the Treasury chief warned it could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism. Treasury Secretary Steven...
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