Science and Technology

FILE - This March 29, 2018 file photo shows the Facebook logo on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
June 30, 2019 - 8:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform. The plan disclosed in an internal report Sunday voluntarily expands on a commitment the...
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Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn."
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June 30, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) - - Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn." Trump said Saturday that "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," as long as the transactions won't...
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screen time
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Suzanne Monaghan
June 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — School is out, and that means kids have more free time. Often that also means more time spent on apps and social media. So what are some guidelines parents can set for their kids time online? Their are four main ground rules when it comes to device use according to...
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Niantic Labs, the creator of "Pokémon Go," just released its successor: "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite."
Warner Bros. via CNN
June 21, 2019 - 7:57 pm
By Allen Kim, (CNN) - - Get ready to swap your Pokéballs for a wand. Niantic Labs, the creator of "Pokémon Go," just released its successor: " Harry Potter: Wizards Unite ." The augmented reality game was released Friday in the US and UK on Android and iOS. It is not immediately known when it will...
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In this Nov. 1969 photo made available by NASA, Apollo 12 mission Commander Charles P. "Pete" Conrad stands on the moon's surface.
NASA/AP Photo
June 20, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Marcia Dunn and Emily Swanson, Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows. The poll by The...
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Facebook
Elise Amendola/AP, file
June 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more...
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Labrador puppy playing with a tennis ball
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June 18, 2019 - 8:50 am
By Amy Woodyatt, CNN (CNN) — Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes — just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts. Researchers think there is a reason for this — with dogs evolving new muscles around the eyes to help bond...
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June 16, 2019 - 12:10 pm
By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday. The placement of the malware that deep within the Russian grid had never previously been...
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This undated photo provided by the National Institutes of Health in June 2019 shows an "ultra-processed" lunch including brand name macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, canned green beans and diet lemonade.
Paule Joseph, Shavonne Pocock/NIH via AP
June 14, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us. Already, the spread of cheap, packaged foods...
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Six Flags Great Adventure
Courtesy of Six Flags Great Adventure
John McDevitt
June 12, 2019 - 5:23 pm
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Next time you go to Six Flags Great Adventure, you'll be helping the park reduce its carbon footprint from the second you park your car. The Jackson Township, New Jersey amusement park has installed its own 23.5-megawatt solar farm, and the park is almost...
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