Science and Technology

British cave expert Vernon Unsworth
AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File
September 17, 2018 - 2:54 pm
A British diver who helped rescue youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand is suing Elon Musk, alleging that the Tesla CEO falsely accused him of being a pedophile. Diver Vernon Unsworth, who lives north of London, contends that Musk made the false allegation on Twitter and then repeated...
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SpaceX
SpaceX
September 14, 2018 - 12:31 pm
By Jackie Wattles (CNN Money) -- SpaceX is planning to launch a tourist on a trip around the moon, and the company said it will reveal the person's identity during a September 17 event. The hard-charging rocket firm, run by billionaire Elon Musk, announced the news Thursday evening from its...
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Black & Brown Founders
Black & Brown Founders
Antionette Lee
September 13, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A tech conference designed to help minorities find economic success in the growing innovation industry is coming to Philadelphia next month. Aniyia Williams, executive director of Black & Brown Founders — the nonprofit that's helping to bring Project NorthStar to...
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The new Apple Watch 4 is on display at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Cupertino, Calif.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
September 13, 2018 - 3:51 pm
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device. In its fourth incarnation, called Series 4 and due out later this month, the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take high-...
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Masada-Armour, an Israeli company, says it has come up with a first-of-its-kind protection gear against the threat of school shootings -- a bulletproof backpack that can transform into a bulletproof vest in less than two seconds.
The Self Defense Company via AP
September 13, 2018 - 3:45 pm
JULIS, Israel (AP) — An Israeli company says it has come up with a unique item to protect against the threat of school shootings — a bulletproof backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest. Masada-Armour says its backpack also deploys a protective vest in less than two seconds by flipping out...
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tech companies
CNN Money
September 12, 2018 - 10:27 am
By Ivana Kottasová (CNN Money) -- Tech companies that fail to remove terrorist content quickly could soon face major fines. The European Commission proposed new rules on Wednesday that would require internet platforms to remove illegal terror content within an hour of it being flagged by national...
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Kaiann Drance, Apple's senior director, iPhone Worldwide Product Marketing, speaks about the Apple iPhone XS at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new Apple products Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Cupertino, Calif.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
September 12, 2018 - 9:24 am
By Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales. CEO Tim Cook showed off the iPhone XS Max, which has a bigger...
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Tim Cook iPhone Event
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September 10, 2018 - 9:03 am
By Heather Kelly (CNN Money) — The iPhone X's fancy features may soon be headed to the rest of Apple's smartphone line. Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to announce a new set of iPhone Xs on Wednesday at the company's underground Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California. The company unveils the...
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Comcast Center
Ian Bush
September 06, 2018 - 10:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA — Being a cable company at a time when many people are turning to cheaper streaming services might trigger a crisis in some businesses, but Comcast is calm. The CEO says the Philly media giant has been successful at predicting — and preparing for — the future. Many more alarm bells...
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San Francisco, CA; Sept. 6, 2018; Bumble Founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd (left) and moderator Fitz Tepper speak onstage during Day 2 of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 at Moscone Center.
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Ian Bush
September 06, 2018 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A dating app wants to help you put down your phone. More than 50 million people are signed up for the dating app Bumble. That's a lot of swiping — swipe right when you like the person whose profile pops on your screen, left when they're not for you. "We are...
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