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Trump Unveils 'America First' Mobile App

Aug 26
Donald Trump's presidential campaign now has its own mobile app.

Out Real Estate Entrepreneur Avantika Shahi Launches Haus

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 26
Real estate entrepreneur Avantika Shahi had trouble finding the perfect home. So she created Haus, the website that matches you with the ideal property for your needs.

Celebrate National Dog Day With Life-Saving Tech

By EDGE | Aug 26
August 26 is National Dog Day, and PetPace, the provider of an innovative health-monitoring smart collar, wants dog owners to learn more about their pet's health.

Meet Octobot, A Robot That's A Real Softie, and Cheap

By Seth Borenstein | Aug 26
The latest revolutionary robot isn't the metallic, costly machine you'd expect: It's squishy like Silly Putty, wireless, battery-less and made for pennies by a 3-D printer.

China Sets Sights on New Global Export: Nuclear Energy

By Joe McDonald | Aug 26
On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.

Uber Buys Big Rig Company in Self-Driving Tech Push

Aug 26
Uber is putting self-driving on the fast track of its business model. The on-demand car pioneer recently bought Otto, a company that's designing autonomous big rigs.

Wi-Fi? Why Not? Homeless Are Avid Users of Free Web Kiosks

By Karen Matthews | Aug 25
An effort to replace obsolete pay phones with Wi-Fi kiosks that offer free web surfing and phone calls has been a hit with panhandlers and the homeless, the least wired people in the city.

Cheating Site Had Inadequate Security, Privacy Officials Say

Aug 25
Privacy officials in Canada and Australia have found that cheating website Ashley Madison had inadequate security safeguards and policies despite marketing itself as a discreet and secure service.

How Technology Impacts Human Behavior

Aug 25
Internet technology has evolved at lighting speed. How is all this high-tech upheaval changing human behavior?

Harambe Lives: Killed Zoo Gorilla Gets a Second Life Online

By Julie Carr Smyth and Dan Sewell | Aug 24
With online declarations such as "Harambe Lives!" the Ohio zoo gorilla shot and killed after a 3-year-old boy got into his enclosure has taken on life after death.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Targets 450 Social Media Users

Aug 24
The cyber-arm of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard says it has summoned, detained and warned some 450 administrators of social media groups in recent weeks.

France, Germany Want Encrypted App Makers to Help Stop IS

Aug 24
France and Germany pushed Tuesday for Europe-wide rules requiring the makers of encrypted messaging apps such as Telegram to help governments monitor communications among suspected extremists.

AT&T to Provide Cellphone Roaming and Other Services in Cuba

Aug 23
AT&T has reached a deal for enhanced roaming and other cellphone services for wireless customers visiting Cuba.

Gigantic Aircraft Takes Historic Flight

Aug 23
The world's longest aircraft took flight this past week in England.

Barbra Streisand Called Apple CEO to Fix Siri's Pronunciation of Her Name

Aug 22
This might be the most Barbra Streisand thing ever.

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