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Swim Robot Probes Fukushima Reactor to Find Melted Fuel

Swim Robot Probes Fukushima Reactor to Find Melted Fuel

Jul 20
An underwater robot has captured images and other data inside Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on its first day of work.

Top 10 Things to Instagram on Your Next Holiday

Top 10 Things to Instagram on Your Next Holiday

Jul 20
Millions of adults admit they take 'exagger-graphs' - photos which make their holiday look better than it really is, a study has found.

Apple Founder Steve Jobs is the Subject of a New Opera

Apple Founder Steve Jobs is the Subject of a New Opera

By Mike Silverman | Jul 19
An opera about the life of Apple founder Steve Jobs is having its world premiere at the Santa Fe Opera on Saturday night.

Elon Musk Talks Cars - and Humanity's Fate - with Governors

Elon Musk Talks Cars - and Humanity's Fate - with Governors

By Matt O'Brien | Jul 19
Tesla CEO Elon Musk warned a bipartisan gathering of U.S. governors on Saturday that government regulation of artificial intelligence is needed because it's a "fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization."

U.S. to Create Independent Military Cyber Command

U.S. to Create Independent Military Cyber Command

By Lolita C. Baldour | Jul 19
After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyberwar.

'Despacito' Sets Record for Most Streamed Song of All Time

'Despacito' Sets Record for Most Streamed Song of All Time

Jul 19
"Despacito" has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.6 billion plays across streaming platforms.

Amazon Expands Groceries with Ready-to-Cook Meals

Amazon Expands Groceries with Ready-to-Cook Meals

By Anick Jesdanun | Jul 19
Amazon has begun selling ready-to-cook meal packages for busy households in a bid to expand its groceries business.

Facebook Fighting Court Order Over Law Enforcement Access

Facebook Fighting Court Order Over Law Enforcement Access

Jul 18
Facebook is fighting a court order that blocks the social media giant from letting users know when law enforcement investigators ask to search their online information, particularly their political affiliations and comments.

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Mars

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Mars

By Alex Sanchez | Jul 18
Forty-eight years after he landed on the moon, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin rolled out a red carpet for the red planet at a star-studded gala at the Kennedy Space Center.

Britain to Make Porn Sites Check That Users are at Least 18

Britain to Make Porn Sites Check That Users are at Least 18

Jul 18
The British government says that starting next year pornography websites will have to verify that their users are at least 18.

'It's Raining Needles': Drug Crisis Creates Pollution Threat

'It's Raining Needles': Drug Crisis Creates Pollution Threat

By Michael Casey | Jul 18
Needles turn up in places like parks, baseball diamonds, trails and beaches - isolated spots where drug users can gather and attract little attention, and often the same spots used by the public for recreation.

The Finer Things: The Hottest Luxuries in Apartment Living

The Finer Things: The Hottest Luxuries in Apartment Living

By Jill Gleeson | Jul 18
Luciane Serifovic offers insights on what's trending in home design, technology and furnishings.

Watch: Social Media Celebrates World Emoji Day With Videos and Tweets

Watch: Social Media Celebrates World Emoji Day With Videos and Tweets

Jul 17
Poop, Earth, Smiley Face, Calendar - Translates to "Shit! It's World Emoji Day!"

Portugal Expedites New Drone Law After Airplane Near-Misses

Portugal Expedites New Drone Law After Airplane Near-Misses

Jul 17
Portugal is expediting a law that will introduce mandatory registration and insurance for drones weighing more than 250 grams (8.8 ounces). The measure follows eight near-misses between drones and commercial aircraft at Portuguese airports in June.

Australia Plans Law to Force Tech Giants to Decrypt Messages

Australia Plans Law to Force Tech Giants to Decrypt Messages

By Rod McGuirk | Jul 17
The Australian government on Friday proposed a new cybersecurity law to force global technology companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages sent by suspected extremists.

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