Aerospace Technology

SpaceX launches experiments, ice cream to space station

Aug 14, 2017

SpaceX launches science experiments to the International Space Station _ plus ice cream

Iran claims launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space

Jul 27, 2017

Iranian state TV says Iran has successfully launched a satellite-carrying rocket into space

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel

Jul 19, 2017

An underwater robot has entered a badly damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, capturing images of the harsh impact of its meltdown, including key structures that were torn and knocked out of place

Communication Technology

Leaked email shows HBO negotiating with hackers

Aug 11, 2017

An email sent by HBO to a group of hackers shows the entertainment company expressed willingness to pay $250,000 to the hackers as they threatened to release electronic data swiped from HBO's servers

The Latest: HBO says email system not breached 'as a whole'

Aug 8, 2017

HBO repeated its earlier assertion that it doesn't believe its entire email system has been compromised by hackers

James Comey has book deal, publication set for next spring

Aug 2, 2017

Former FBI Director James Comey has a book deal and will write about everything from allegations of ties between Russia and Donald Trump's presidential campaign to the bureau's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private e-mail server

Computing And Information Technology

HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

Aug 17, 2017

HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company

New Ford CEO says company will balance present with future

Aug 17, 2017

The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future

Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation

Aug 17, 2017

The debate over machines snatching jobs from people is muted in Japan, where birth rates have been sinking for decades, raising fears of a labor shortage

Technology Issues

The Latest: At least 1 Wisconsin Democrat backs Foxconn

Aug 17, 2017

A $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group is poised to pass the Wisconsin Assembly on a bipartisan vote

HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

Aug 17, 2017

HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company

Pressured by government, Uber agrees to protect rider data

Aug 15, 2017

Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect data and audit use of rider information to settle a complaint from the federal government that it deceived customers

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