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Saturday, Oct 21

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So Where Exactly Will We Charge All These Electric Cars?

NBC News / Technology

Will the U.S. have to spend tens of billions of dollars on new infrastructure to charge the pending swarms of electric battery vehicles?

Friday, Oct 20

22

Richard Branson Reveals Virgin Galactic Launch Plans

NBC News / Science

The company's first astronauts could go into space 'in about four months.'

Thursday, Oct 19

20

Should Twitter and Google Tell You Who Paid for Those Ads?

NBC News / Business

There's an old saying: On the internet, no one knows you're a dog. They also don't know if you're a Russian propagandist.

13

Amazon's New $5 Billion Headquarters May Ruin Your City

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Sure, having Amazon come to town is like winning the golden ticket — but economists say the retail giant could create havoc for residents and local businesses.

Russia Probe: Facebook's Lawyer to Face Congress

NBC News / News

Google and Twitter executives are also expected to testify before the House and Senate intelligence committees on Nov. 1.

Wednesday, Oct 18

23

#MeToo Isn't Just 'Ice Bucket Challenge' for Women

NBC News / Technology

The internet can feel like a cause-a-minute factory. Then there's #MeToo.

Tuesday, Oct 17

22

What Will It Take to Get Virtual Reality Right?

NBC News / Technology

Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to get 1 billion people using virtual reality, but is he the one living in an alternate reality?

04

Netflix to Plow Billions More Into Its Own Content

NBC News / Technology

Netflix is facing new competition in the video space — and not just as traditional TV networks launch their own apps.

02

Samsung the Latest Phone Maker to Invest in Online TV

NBC News / Technology

A Samsung subsidiary is plunging $5 million into Los-Angeles based Pluto TV, one of the biggest ad-supported online TV channel distributors.

Monday, Oct 16

23

Alexa, Start My Car: High-Tech Driving Hits the Fast Lane

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From ordering coffee the way you like it to keeping you in the correct lane, even the most basic car of the future will do more than just get you from A to B.

Dove on Clean-Up Duty After Racially Insensitive Ad

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Soap company Dove has apologized for a now-deleted Facebook advertisement showing a black woman removing her shirt to reveal a white woman underneath.

AOL Instant Messenger Is Saying G2G for Good

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AOL Instant Messenger, the program beloved by '90s kids and people who really didn't want to talk to their co-workers, is heading into retirement.

Former Equifax CEO Takes Hits In Hearings

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Former Equifax CEO said he was "ultimately responsible" for the breach, but also blamed one person in the IT department. Then "Monopoly Man" showed up.

Chemistry Nobel Goes to Cool Imaging Technique

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Researchers who developed cryo-electron microscopy, a technique that lets us image viruses and tiny cell structures, won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

After Massacre, Tech Companies Scramble to Take Down Hoaxes

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Despite the efforts of Google, Twitter and Facebook, fake news about the Las Vegas shooter's political leanings and his religion gained traction online.

Southern Prisons Have a Cellphone Smuggling Problem

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NBC research shows that smuggled prison cellphones, linked to fraud, drug-dealing and violence inside and outside prison, are especially common in the South.

Can Uber and Equifax Find Redemption After Scandals?

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Can companies like Uber and Equifax find redemption? Here are a few companies that did.

19

Security Flaw Puts Every Wi-Fi Connection at Risk

NBC News / Technology

Are hackers exploiting the Krack attack to spy on you?

Octopus-Inspired 'Skin' May Give Robots 3D Camouflage

NBC News / Technology

Soft bots able to change color and texture could have key military and research applications.

18

#MeToo Becomes Rallying Cry Against Sexual Harassment and Assault

After a tweet from actor Alyssa Milano, social media was overwhelmed with personal stories of being the victims of sexual harassment or assault.

Friday, Oct 13

12

Arianna Huffington: Tech Addiction Is a Bigger Problem Than People Realize

NBC News

Technology has been very good at giving us what we want, but less good as giving us what we need.

Thursday, Oct 12

21

Twitter Feels Heat After Suspending Rose McGowan

NBC News / Technology

Rose McGowan's Twitter silencing is raising more questions about how the site handles reports of abuse and decides who and what can stay.

18

Facebook Will Reveal How Russia Targeted U.S. Voters

NBC News / News

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said Thursday that the social network will reveal how Russia-linked groups targeted Americans with disruptive ads.

Wednesday, Oct 11

20

Amazon's Next Target: Your Shop-Happy Teen

NBC News / Business

They're starting them young at Amazon.

03

Judge Limits Data Feds Can Get About Anti-Trump Website

NBC News / News

The government doesn't have a right to communications by people committing no crime and "engaging in protected First Amendment activities," the judge wrote.

01

Experts: North Korea Targeted U.S. Electric Power Companies

NBC News

A report prepared for private clients by the cybersecurity firm FireEye found North Korea tried to breach U.S. electric companies using spearphishing emails.

Tuesday, Oct 10

19

The Tech Community Steps Up to Help Puerto Rico

NBC News / Technology

While the government response has been criticized, Silicon Valley is mobilizing to help connect Puerto Rico after the devastating hurricane.

Monday, Oct 9

21

Alexa, Start My Car: High-Tech Driving Hits the Fast Lane

NBC News / Business

From ordering coffee the way you like it to keeping you in the correct lane, even the most basic car of the future will do more than just get you from A to B.

11

If Russia Comes Calling, Feds and States United on Voting Cybersecurity

President Donald Trump says Russian hacking is a hoax, but his own agencies have been quietly working with states to beef up their cybersecurity resources.

Sunday, Oct 8

18

Dove on Clean-Up Duty After Racially Insensitive Ad

NBC News / Business

Soap company Dove has apologized for a now-deleted Facebook advertisement showing a black woman removing her shirt to reveal a white woman underneath.