Ousted Sri Lanka PM's party asks Facebook to protect users
Ousted Sri Lanka PM's party asks Facebook to protect users

The ousted Sri Lankan prime minister's party is urging Facebook to safeguard the identity of the party's supporters on the social media platform.

Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show
Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.

November 14th, 11:39 PM CST
Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process
Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process

Britain's Home Office says that the company contracted to collect visa applications in Russia has "absolutely no involvement with the decision-making process.".

21 hrs 48 mins ago
US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech
US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech

A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put critical infrastructure at risk.

November 14th, 8:18 AM CST
Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020
Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in battleground races where seats were taken away from Republicans during the recent midterms.

November 17th, 1:10 AM CST
Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer
Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

Japan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he had never used a computer and making comments showing he had no idea what a USB port might be.

November 15th, 1:39 AM CST
US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech
US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech

A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put critical infrastructure at risk.

November 14th, 8:18 AM CST
Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020
Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in battleground races where seats were taken away from Republicans during the recent midterms.

November 17th, 1:10 AM CST
Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer
Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

Japan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he had never used a computer and making comments showing he had no idea what a USB port might be.

November 15th, 1:39 AM CST
Trump signs bill to elevate cybersecurity mission at DHS
Trump signs bill to elevate cybersecurity mission at DHS

President Donald Trump is signing legislation that elevates cybersecurity work within the Department of Homeland Security.

November 16th, 1:42 PM CST
Facebook says it's better at detecting rule violations
Facebook says it's better at detecting rule violations

Facebook says it is making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence, fake accounts and rooting out other violations of its rules, including detecting them before they are seen by users.

November 15th, 1:19 PM CST
The Latest: DeSantis: No reaction to race he declared 'over'
The Latest: DeSantis: No reaction to race he declared 'over'

Democrat Andrew Gillum is officially ending his bid for Florida governor, congratulates Republican opponent Ron DeSantis.

10 hrs 19 mins ago
Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'
Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'

President Donald Trump says extraditing a Turkish-born Muslim cleric whom Turkey blames for engineering a 2016 military coup attempt is "not under consideration.''.

17 hrs 29 mins ago
Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days
Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days

A rocket has blasted off from Virginia with space station supplies, the second shipment in as many days.

23 hrs 49 mins ago
Argentina minister says country without means to rescue sub
Argentina minister says country without means to rescue sub

Argentina's navy has announced that searchers have found the missing submarine ARA San Juan deep in the Atlantic a year after it disappeared with 44 crewmen aboard.

November 16th, 11:10 PM CST
Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing
Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company.

November 15th, 12:09 AM CST
Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral
Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral

A fight over who owns the fossils of two dinosaurs that appear to have died while locked in battle hinges on the legal definition of "mineral".

November 16th, 3:40 PM CST
Take a weight off: Tears, joy as kilo gets historic update
Take a weight off: Tears, joy as kilo gets historic update

The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that has been the world's sole true kilo since 1889, is to be retired.

November 16th, 2:09 AM CST
Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns
Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.

November 15th, 12:09 PM CST
NASA accepts delivery of European powerhouse for moonship
NASA accepts delivery of European powerhouse for moonship

NASA has accepted delivery of a key European part needed to power the world's next-generation moonship.

November 16th, 10:30 AM CST
Cargo ship launch clears crewed mission to space station
Cargo ship launch clears crewed mission to space station

A Russian Soyuz rocket has put a cargo ship en route to the International Space Station, a successful launch that clears the way for the next crew to travel to the space outpost next month.

November 16th, 12:42 PM CST

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Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges
Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges

Hundreds of protesters have turned out in central London and blocked off the capital's main bridges to demand the government take climate change seriously.

18 hrs 29 mins ago
Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores
Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?.

November 13th, 11:18 PM CST
Swimmer in Australia dies after being stung by stingray
Swimmer in Australia dies after being stung by stingray

A swimmer in Australia has died of a heart attack after he was stung by a stingray.

4 hrs 59 mins ago
Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire
Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire

Northern California officials have struggled to get a handle on the number of missing from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century.

November 16th, 5:50 PM CST
VW wants to storm car market with cheaper electric model
VW wants to storm car market with cheaper electric model

Automaker Volkswagen says it will invest 44 billion euros ($50 billion) in developing autonomous and electric cars and expand the appeal of battery-powered cars by selling its upcoming ID compact for about what a diesel-powered Golf costs.

November 16th, 8:19 AM CST
Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit
Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit

Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering.

November 14th, 5:08 PM CST
As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions
As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions

Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush and burying spark-prone power lines underground would give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, experts say.

November 14th, 4:39 PM CST
Social media eases worries for migrants, families back home
Social media eases worries for migrants, families back home

Thousands of migrants in the caravan traveling through Mexico have relied on social media, text messages and brief phone calls to connect with worried loved ones back home as they traverse a country that can often be deadly for migrants.

November 16th, 2:10 PM CST
Skulls reveal Neanderthals, humans had similarly harsh lives
Skulls reveal Neanderthals, humans had similarly harsh lives

Skull fossils suggest Neanderthal life was no more risky than what our own species faced in ancient times.

November 14th, 12:08 PM CST
Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb
Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC.

November 13th, 11:38 PM CST
Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide
Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide

U.S. cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks in an attack that bears similarity to past campaigns linked to Russia.

November 16th, 4:50 PM CST
Houston skyscrapers may have worsened Hurricane Harvey rain
Houston skyscrapers may have worsened Hurricane Harvey rain

Research show how in different ways humans made recent hurricanes even wetter.

November 14th, 12:10 PM CST
Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher
Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher

U.S. stock indexes are mostly lower in early trading, erasing some of the market's gains from a day earlier.

November 16th, 9:39 AM CST
Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up
Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up

After facing near-extinction, the total number of mountain gorillas is slowly rebounding.

November 14th, 7:08 AM CST
Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts
Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world's hottest online retailer.

November 13th, 1:29 PM CST

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