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Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 at 03:50 AM EST

Rich Explorer First to Reach Deepest Part of Atlantic Ocean

Rich Explorer First to Reach Deepest Part of Atlantic Ocean

Explorer and multimillionaire Victor Vescovo just reached the bottom of the Puerto Rico Trench, NBC News reports. The trench is the deepest point in the Atlantic Ocean. Vescovo became the first person to do so...

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 05:58 AM EST

China Calls US Arrogant and Selfish After Hacking Indictment

China Calls US Arrogant and Selfish After Hacking Indictment

China called the U.S. arrogant and selfish on Friday after two Chinese citizens were charged with stealing trade secrets and other sensitive information from American government agencies and corporations. Fore...

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 12:03 AM EST

US Charges 2 With China Intelligence Ties in Hacking Case

US Charges 2 With China Intelligence Ties in Hacking Case

U.S. officials on Thursday said two alleged Chinese hackers carried out an extensive campaign on behalf of Beijing's main intelligence agency to steal trade secrets and other information from government agencies...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 08:46 AM EST

Digital Assistant Danger in the Workplace?

Digital Assistant Danger in the Workplace?

Some experts are warning employees to avoid having devices such as Amazon's Alexa in the workplace .Brian Shactman also talks about electric bandages development and Zwift, a competitor to Peloton.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 04:48 AM EST

Facebook Tries to Explain Why Companies Could Erase Messages

Facebook Tries to Explain Why Companies Could Erase Messages

Facebook again aimed to convince its 2.3 billion users that it didn't allow more than 150 other companies to misuse their personal data on Wednesday night after its valuation fell by more than $28 billion on the...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 11:27 PM EST

Fact Check: Facebook Defines 'Permission' Loosely

Fact Check: Facebook Defines 'Permission' Loosely

Facebook gave some companies such as Apple, Amazon and Yahoo more extensive access to users' personal data, effectively exempting them from the company's usual privacy rules, according to a New York Times...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 03:09 PM EST

DC Sues Facebook Over Data Privacy Scandal

DC Sues Facebook Over Data Privacy Scandal

The District of Columbia sued Facebook on Wednesday for allowing data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica to improperly access data from as many as 87 million users. D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine's suit alleges...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 12:32 PM EST

A Cashless Society Would Put Millions at Risk, Research Warns

A Cashless Society Would Put Millions at Risk, Research Warns

The risks of moving toward a world without cash have been highlighted in a new report that claims millions of people could suffer. Several richer countries are turning away from hard cash while tech companies...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 09:11 AM EST

Kroger's Driverless Cars Start Delivering Groceries in Ariz.

Kroger's Driverless Cars Start Delivering Groceries in Ariz.

The nation's largest grocery chain stepped into the driverless delivery market Tuesday, bringing milk, eggs and other items to a customer's home in a vehicle with nobody at the wheel. Although limited to...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 03:32 AM EST

Elon Musk Unveils Tunnel System to Beat 'Soul-Destroying Traffic'

Elon Musk Unveils Tunnel System to Beat 'Soul-Destroying Traffic'

Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday, allowing reporters and invited guests to take some of the first rides in the revolutionary albeit bumpy subterranean tube — the tech...

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    Several crashes have been reported amid icy road conditions across Massachusetts after a quick-moving storm brought snow and freezing rain overnight. Stop-and-go traffic was reported on Interstate 95 southboun...

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    One person was killed after a multi-vehicle crash involving two tractor-trailers in Blandford, Massachusetts. State police said the crash happened at 2:40 a.m. Thursday when a tractor-trailer was traveling...

  • Cardinal O'Malley in Rome for Summit on Clergy Sex Abuse

    Boston's Cardinal Sean O'Malley is in Rome to help lead a summit that brings church leaders together to discuss the sexual abuse and cover-up scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church and ignited anger across...

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    Prosecutors say a bag of drugs recovered from a toilet at a Massachusetts jail contained fentanyl and not heroin as initially thought. The Salem News reports that 43-year-old William Cruz, of Lynn, is now...

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    The mother of a Massachusetts college student charged with setting fires in her dormitory says she was hospitalized for an emergency psychiatric evaluation before her arrest. The Sun Chronicle reports that Jane...

  • Mechanical Issue Shuts Down HOV Lane on I-93

    The HOV lane of Interstate 93 in Boston is closed, according to MassDOT. A mechanical issue in the HOV opening lane on I-93 north prompted the closure. Officials did not detail what the issue is and they...

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