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Facebook is pushing more people to an app they didn't choose
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is once again getting pushy about how people message one another. Two years ago, the social-media giant forced its users to adopt its Messenger app for direct communication, a change it enforced by deactivating messages in the main Facebook app and steering users
Tesla opens Gigafactory to expand battery production, sales
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SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: a massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could nearly double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries. Tesla officially opened its Gigafactory on Tuesday, a little more than two years after construction began. The
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March
China rolls out world's largest amphibious aircraft
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BEIJING (AP) — An official news agency says China has unveiled the world's largest amphibious aircraft that Beijing plans to use for marine missions and fighting forest fires. The Xinhua News Agency said the AG600 rolled off a production line in Zhuhai in southern China on Saturday. It
Sun Online verified on Twitter!
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Most popular online news website, Sun Online has been verified on Twitter. The account was verified today. With over 66,000 followers on the popular social media platform, Twitter, Sun Online has constantly providing readers with the latest news and updates with latest in modern technology.
Israel takes on Facebook in battle against incitement
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Nine months ago, Dareen Tatour posted a poem to Facebook about her frustration over spiking violence between Israelis and Palestinians. Days later, Israeli police banged on her door in the middle of the night and arrested her, accusing her of inciting violence on the social
'Pokemon Go' more than doubles Nintendo's stock price
    11 months 7 days ago
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TOKYO (AP) — For Nintendo, "Pokemon Go" just keeps on giving. Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at 31,700 yen ($300) on the Tokyo Stock exchange Tuesday and have more than doubled in value since the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo
Plans for self-driving cars have pitfall: the human brain
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by many automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's systems fail. Instead, experience with automation in other modes of
Welcome to Jupiter: NASA spacecraft reaches giant planet
    12 months 3 weeks ago
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Braving intense radiation, a NASA spacecraft reached Jupiter on Monday after a five-year voyage to begin exploring the king of the planets. Ground controllers at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Lockheed Martin erupted in applause when the solar-powered Juno
3-2-1: A look at NASA's Jupiter mission by the numbers
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since launching in 2011, NASA's Juno spacecraft has been cruising toward the biggest planet in the solar system. On Monday, Juno is scheduled to perform a nail-biting move designed to enter orbit around Jupiter to explore its cloud-covered atmosphere and interior
Researchers with Sandia Labs study lightning's effects
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Researchers at one of the nation's federal laboratories are creating simulated lightning as part of an effort to determine how everything from nuclear weapon components to entire buildings will hold up to Mother Nature. They're building upon what is already known about
Self-driving car driver killed in Florida collision, a first
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The first U.S. self-driving car fatality took place in May when the driver of a Tesla S sports car using the vehicle's "autopilot" automated driving system died in a collision with a truck in Florida, federal officials said Thursday. The government is investigating the design
Microsoft readies Windows 10 update, answers critics
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft has a birthday present for Windows 10 users: more capabilities for its Cortana digital assistant and new ways to ditch passwords. The company is also changing the notices it sends to users of previous versions, following complaints that it was too aggressive in
Google offers new way for users to manage ads, personal data
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is trying to make it easier for you to manage the vast pool of information that it collects about your online activities across phones, computers and other devices. Among other things, a new privacy tool will enable the more than 1 billion people who use Google's
NASA launches suborbital rocket carrying student experiments
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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — NASA says it has successfully launched a suborbital rocket carrying student experiments from its Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The craft lifted off Friday shortly after 6 a.m. The payload reached an altitude of 74 miles before parachuting into the
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