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This machine could help Musk whisk you from NY to DC in 29 minutes

Thu, 2017-08-03 07:59

Billionaire innovator Elon Musk has struck a deal for a huge tunneling machine to advance his dream of faster commuting.

       
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Elon Musk wants to build a hyperloop on the East Coast

Thu, 2017-08-03 04:29

Musk tweeted he has "verbal [government] approval" to build an underground hyperloop on the East Coast. Video provided by Newsy

       
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Asteroid flyby in October: A drill for the end of the world?

Wed, 2017-08-02 18:26

This October, NASA will conduct a drill to see how well we'd respond if an actual asteroid were heading straight for the Earth.

       
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Some spiders mimic ants to avoid being devoured

Wed, 2017-08-02 15:24

Many spiders have attack mechanisms to fight off predators, but some will copy other insects to survive. Video provided by Newsy

       
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Glitter iPhone cases recalled over chemical burn risk

Wed, 2017-08-02 15:19

The plastic iPhone cases contain glitter floating in a liquid.

       
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Galaxy Note 8 could be a multimedia powerhouse

Wed, 2017-08-02 15:14

One of the top things we like about the Samsung Galaxy range of smartphones is the multimedia prowess they offer, and it looks like the Galaxy Note 8 is going to push that bar even higher.

       
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Glitter-filled iPhone cases recalled

Wed, 2017-08-02 15:12

A company that manufactures glitter-filled iPhone cases is recalling the products after reports of the liquid inside causing chemical burns.

       
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10 pieces of beautiful home decor you wouldn't know are tech gadgets

Wed, 2017-08-02 15:04

Yes, technology can be pretty.

       
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Apple's stock climbs, breaks records

Wed, 2017-08-02 15:03

Apple's increase helped the Dow Jones push above 22,000.

       
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Martin Shkreli jurors seek legal definition of 'fraudulent intent'

Wed, 2017-08-02 14:43

Jurors in the fraud trial of the so-called 'Pharmacy Bro' also asked for definition of 'assets under management'

       
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Is 3D finally dead? IMAX may move away from 3D in the US

Wed, 2017-08-02 14:34

It turns out that most Americans aren't really crazy about 3D.

       
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Facebook makes diversity gains but still struggles in key area

Wed, 2017-08-02 14:22

The percentage of blacks and Hispanics in technical roles has stayed flat since Facebook began publicly reporting its demographics three years ago.

       
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Just because Facebook has 2 billion users doesn't mean there's no growth left

Wed, 2017-08-02 14:21

It's hard to imagine any more user growth for Facebook now that over 2 billion users are on the platform. Video provided by TheStreet

       
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'It's hurt my wallet' — How one fake news publisher is faring after Facebook crackdown

Wed, 2017-08-02 14:19

Some purveyors of fake news are seeing their businesses undercut by Facebook and Google

       
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The Spanish ‘gin tonic’ is the ultimate refreshing summer drink—here’s how to make one

Wed, 2017-08-02 13:54

Spain's bartenders put a clever twist on the classic gin and tonic cocktail, and it's the drink of the summer.

       
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Hyperloop One pod hits 192 mph in test

Wed, 2017-08-02 12:53

The company's Nevada test included a full scale pod racing along 500 meters of track, tripling a speed hit in May.

       
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These are the best strollers under $300

Wed, 2017-08-02 11:28

Getting the best stroller for your child doesn't mean spending a fortune.

       
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Hundreds show up for jobs at Amazon warehouses in U.S. cities

Wed, 2017-08-02 10:55

Though it's common for Amazon to ramp up its shipping center staff in August to prepare for holiday shopping, the magnitude of the hiring spree underscores Amazon's growth.

       
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HBO hack: What we know about the 'Game Of Thrones' content leaked so far

Wed, 2017-08-02 10:29

Some episode outlines for 'Game of Thrones' are still available but any full episodes published overnight appear to have been removed.

       
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NASA is hiring to protect Earth from alien contamination

Wed, 2017-08-02 09:43

NASA is seeking a Planetary Protection Officer to help keep Earth safe.

       
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