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The videos YouTube shooter posted online

Authorities are investigating a website that shows the YouTube headquarters shooter accusing the online video site of restricting her content, according to the Los Angeles Times. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

US-based Crypto Bank Uphold adds Ripple’s XRP with zero fee transactions

Uphold, which describes itself as a “cloud-based financial services platform,” has added the option to buy XRP, the cryptocurrency of the global …

Are We All Quantum Computers? Scientists Are Conducting Tests to Find Out

It's actually less crazy than it sounds.<p>It's possible that our own human brains are capable of performing advanced quantum computing calculations - …

The sun is spitting out strange patterns of gamma rays — and no one knows why

<b>(NASA/SDO/Goddard)</b><p>The discovery, although mysterious, might provide a new window into the depths of our most familiar star<p>Shannon Hall<p>March 28, 2018 9:10pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Our closest star remains an enigma. Every 11 years or so its activity …

Flat-earther rides homemade rocket into California sky

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view this video on your mobile device.)</i><p>By PAT GRAHAM and MICHAEL BALSAMO | Associated Press<p>LOS ANGELES (AP) — He …

The YouTube Kids app has been suggesting a load of conspiracy videos to children

An example of one of the false videos appearing on YouTube Kids.<p>YouTube's app specifically for children is meant to filter out adult content and …

Conspiracies

Did UFO 'chase' military plane? Bizarre footage shows saucer-shaped object 'following' aircraft through sky

A bizarre video which conspiracy theorists believe shows a military jet being 'chased' by a UFO has sparked speculation online.<p>In the footage, the …

Elon Musk Could Step Down As Tesla CEO If “Someone Spectacular” Wants The Role

Musk says that not being CEO would give him more time for product development which is what he enjoys the most<p>Tesla CEO, Elon Musk says that he’s …

Olympics officials confirm there was a cyber attack during the Opening Ceremony — and Russia's already denying they did it

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizers confirmed on Sunday that the Games had fallen victim to a cyber attack during Friday's opening ceremony, but they refused to reveal the source.<p>The Games' systems, including the internet and television services, were …

The PowerDolphin Underwater Drone was Just Unveiled at CES

A new underwater drone shaped like a dolphin can behave like one by saving lives and catching fish.<p>PowerVision<p>Marco MargaritoffView Marco …

The CIA's 1970s-era "Insectothopter" spy drone

In the 1970s, the CIA created a dragonfly-shaped drone that carried a microphone, with the goal of using it to snoop on remote targets. It was a …

The best tech of CES 2018

Best Tech of CES 2018<p>Best Tech of CES 2018<p>The new year may start on Jan. 1, but for the tech world it doesn't really begin until CES, the world's …

A highly classified US spy satellite is missing after a SpaceX mission failure

A highly classified US spy satellite is missing after a SpaceX launch from Florida on Sunday, The Wall Street Journal has reported.<p>The satellite, code-named Zuma, failed to reach orbit and fell back into Earth's atmosphere after separating from the company's Falcon 9 rocket. The Journal suggested …

With WPA3, Wi-Fi security is about to get a lot tougher

Finally, a security reprieve for open Wi-Fi hotspot users.<p>At last, Wi-Fi security -- or lack of -- is about to get its day in the sun.<p>The Wi-Fi …

Trump Speaks At Fourth-Grade Level, Lowest Of Last 15 U.S. Presidents, New Analysis Finds

President Donald Trump—who boasted over the weekend that his success in life was a result of “being, like, really smart”—communicates at the lowest …

Weapons, ammo found in resident's room in Hyatt Regency Downtown

Houston police uncovered a small stash of weapons and ammunition Sunday morning after showing up to arrest a drunk man at a downtown hotel that hosts one of the city's largest New Year's Eve parties.<p>After hours of investigating, police charged 49-year-old Russell Lawrence Ziemba with assaulting a …

Edward Snowden’s New App Turns A Smartphone Into a Security System

Edward Snowden, who blew the whistle on NSA surveillance of U.S. citizens, knows a thing or two about spying. He’s now released an app, Haven, that …

First US bitcoin futures start trading at 6PM Eastern

You can bet on digital currency values through an official exchange.<p>Bitcoin is one step closer to becoming a part of the mainstream financial world. Cboe is launching the first US bitcoin futures exchange at 6PM Eastern, giving speculators a chance to bet on the value of the cryptocurrency through …

You should probably get this $10 Bluetooth tracker instead of a Tile

Tile Bluetooth trackers are awesome, but they’re also quite expensive at either $25 or $30 each. Meanwhile the nonda iHere 3.0 Rechargeable Bluetooth …

Tech Trends

Bitcoin just passed $10,000. It's officially one of the world's 30 largest currencies.

While Bitcoin has had its ups and downs this year, its surges and upward trends over the last months have seen the cryptocurrency hitting several …

Cryptocurrency

Apple just patented a foldable smartphone

If the tech for the iPhone X's facial recognition is still a bit too advanced for you to grasp, we've got bad news: Apple's already brainstorming The …

Apple

Get Ready for the 'Reaper' Botnet: It's Already Infected Over a Million Devices

Consumer<p>Just in time for Halloween, a growing hacked device botnet named "Reaper" could put the internet in the dark.<p>Over a million internet-connected cameras and routers have already been infected, researchers with the Israeli-based firm Check Point says — and the number is growing.<p>"Our research …

Routers

Here's a comparison of bitcoin and all of the world's money

<i>As you see on this head-spinning graph below,</i><i>the total amount of money in the world is $84 trillion</i><i>. But that includes money in the bank. In physical coins and notes, the total global money supply is only $31 trillion. See the problem? Hence the rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.</i> Bitcoin …

China discovers underground network of Apple employees selling iPhone users’ data

Some of the workers who build your iPhones in China found a way to overcome Apple’s notoriously low wages: selling your personal data on the black …

Ikea partners with NASA to build furniture that's out of this world

Ikea is working with American space experts at NASA to figure out how to make furniture for people in densely populated cities. The Swedish furniture company is sending a team of designers to an astronaut training facility in Utah. The group will be locked inside a ‘spaceship environment’ for three …

Scientists defy Einstein's prediction and use relativity to measure a star's mass

Astronomers scanning the skies with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have pulled off a feat that even Albert Einstein had declared all but impossible: they've witnessed the subtle bending of one star's light by another star's gravity and used that distortion to measure a star's mass.<p>The findings, …

China just flew a 130-foot, solar-powered drone designed to stay in the air for months

The CH-T4 has already set a national flight record.<p>Meet China's huge solar-powered drone, a 130-foot-wide machine designed to fly at more than 65,000 feet, for days on end. How? A super lightweight body and renewable energy tech that can power all eight of its electrical propellers.<p>Oh, and it can …

Nvidia wants to drive the future of AI (with ice hockey)

According to Nvidia, the age of Moore's Law is coming to an end.<p>The solution? We don't just need to get smaller, we need to get smarter.<p>Nvidia took to the stage at Computex in Taipei today, talking up the future of artificial intelligence and machine learning, all powered by its GPU computing …

Machine Learning

Watch an F-16 blow a drone to smithereens with air-to-air missiles

When it comes to unmanned aerial vehicles, there's clearly a love-hate relationship within the military.<p>The Air Force is scrambling to find and train new pilots to fly the robot warriors, which hunt down high-value targets and fire missiles with relentless precision. But military planners are also …

An Alaska man tried to take his life. But the bullet passed through him and killed his girlfriend.

By Samantha Schmidt<p>Samantha Schmidt<p>Reporter covering gender and family issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Victor Sibson does not remember what happened the night he put a gun to his head, he told police.<p>Shortly after 2 a.m. April 19, the 21 year-old Anchorage man held a handgun to his left temple as he stood in …

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