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Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

Apr 26, 2018

A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses

Scientists find lots of gorillas in census, also see decline

Apr 25, 2018

A new study shows there are more gorillas and chimps in West Africa than scientists initially thought, but that may not last

Ex-Yahoo paying $35M to settle SEC charges over 2014 hack

Apr 24, 2018

The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online giant deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history.

Nielsen data shows binging for Netflix's 'Lost in Space'

Apr 24, 2018

Nielsen says an estimated 6.3 million people saw the premiere of Netflix's 'Lost in Space' remake within three days after it was posted earlier this month

Kids with rare rapid-aging disease get hope from study drug

Apr 24, 2018

Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients

AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

Apr 24, 2018

AP-NORC poll: Facebook's privacy debacle prompts social-media cutbacks

Robot designed for faster, safer uranium plant pipe cleanup

Apr 21, 2018

Autonomous robot created to roll through pipes as high-tech helper in uranium plant cleanup

SunTrust says ex-worker may have stolen data on 1.5M clients

Apr 20, 2018

SunTrust says 1.5 million clients' data potentially compromised in following employee theft

Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

Apr 20, 2018

Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users

Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

Apr 19, 2018

Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus got more time to prepare for arguments on whether to suppress statements he made to the FBI after his arrest on a criminal indictment

Auto Tech

Driverless cars give hope to blind - are automakers onboard?

Apr 13, 2018

For the blind, self-driving cars give hope for the future, but is the auto industry onboard?

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US senator says more safeguards needed for self-driving cars

Apr 3, 2018

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has gotten a firsthand look at self-driving vehicle technology and says more safeguards should be added to federal legislation following two recent fatal crashes

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Tesla says vehicle in deadly crash was on Autopilot

Apr 1, 2018

Tesla says the vehicle in a fatal crash last week in California was operating on its Autopilot feature, raising more questions about the safety of self-driving technology

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Lawyer for victim's family says matter with Uber 'resolved'

Mar 29, 2018

The family of an Arizona woman killed when struck by an autonomous Uber vehicle apparently has reached a settlement with the company

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The Latest: Arizona governor still backs self-driving cars

Mar 29, 2018

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he continues to believe autonomous vehicles can make roads and highways safer after a self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian

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Tesla: Crash was worsened by missing freeway barrier shield

Mar 28, 2018

Tesla says a fatal crash on a Silicon Valley freeway involving an electric SUV was made more severe by a highway barrier with a damaged or missing piece designed to protect drivers

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