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Sex robot molested, destroyed at electronics show

The past year has seen a proliferation of sex robots, with plenty of accompanying controversy.<p><i>Robots, drones, flying cars? How Americans feel about</i> …

Lawmakers slam Trump's 'fire and fury' toward North Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump faced criticism from lawmakers in both parties on Tuesday after warning that North Korea would "face fire and fury like the world has never seen" if Pyongyang keeps threatening the United States.<p>Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain said he took exception to …

Facebook shuts down AI after it invents its own creepy language

Facebook reportedly shut down an artificial intelligence system after it created its own language without human input, according to Tech Times.<p>The …

In the coming cloud computing war, storage is the next front

The cloud computing pricing war is nothing new. In 2014, Microsoft, Google and Amazon entered a fight with the aim to gobble up the biggest slice of the market share by matching each other’s falling prices.<p>What ensued was a price slashing spree in a few days’ span, in some cases dropping cloud …

Nasa announces press conference on 'discovery beyond our solar system'

Nasawill hold a press conference on Wednesday to present a "discovery beyond our solar system," leading to speculation that the announcement will involve planets capable of sustaining life.<p>The agency has offered no details on the upcoming presentation other than that it will involve …

Religious freedom could top Sessions civil rights priorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump spoke to the National Prayer Breakfast this month, he underscored his vow to defend the religious …

US Scientists Have Cautiously Backed Permanent Gene Editing in Humans

A brave new world.<p>In a controversial move, a senior US scientific committee has given the green light to one of the most contentious forms of genome …

How HDMI 2.1 makes big-screen 4K PC gaming even more awesome

An open secret on the PC gaming world is that 4K TVs double as great PC monitors. Or potentially great, anyway. Big-screen gamers have lived with many a compromise, if only to play Overwatch or Battlefield on a 65-inch display at resolutions that living room game consoles can still only dream about.<p>…

Computer Hardware

The tech industry has $21 billion worth of open, high paying jobs — here are the top 15

It now includes a salary estimate with every job listing, based on sifting through the millions of self-reported salaries hosted on its site.<p>To celebrate that new feature, it dug into its data to find out which industries and job titles had the most openings.<p>All told, there are a whopping $272 …

These hauntingly beautiful images are proof that NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is a gift to mankind

Crab, Carina, Eagle and Orion are among the colorfully explosive nebulae captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>According to reports, scientists at …

DNC chair will no longer speak at her party's convention after damaging email revelations

"She's been quarantined," a top Democrat told the cable-news outlet.<p>Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders additionally said on "Meet the Press" Sunday morning that, "it's clear she's not going to be speaking at the convention."<p>Neither a spokesperson for the DNC nor Hillary Clinton's campaign immediately …

NASA spots nearest rocky super-Earth at just 21 light-years away

The universe is getting just a little bit smaller now that scientists have confirmed the existence of the closest known rocky exoplanet to Earth. HD 219134b is located 21 light-years away, NASA announced Thursday. If Earth were the star of its own sitcom, then HD 219134b would be the weird neighbor …

Astronomy

6 Things You Didn't Know Were Invented by NASA

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: Wikimedia Commons</i><p>NASA deserves a lot of thanks. The space program is the reason we've put satellites in the sky, landed on the moon, and seen <i>Armageddon</i>. But in the constant quest to dominate the stars, the agency has also ended up creating tools and technologies with …