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Apple: Many 'Genuine' Apple Products On Amazon Are Fake

Oct 22
Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.

Winter Outlook: Warm South; Cooler North; Murky In Middle

Oct 22
Federal forecasters predict this winter may paint the U.S. in stripes of different weather: Warmer and drier than normal in the south, and colder and wetter than usual in the far north.

Cyberattacks On Key Internet Firm Disrupt Internet Services

By Raphael Satter And Frank Bajak | Oct 22
Withering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States on Friday.

GRINDHER? Say Goodbye to Your Current Fruit Fly and Hello to GalPal

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 22
Attention gay men! The days of settling for whichever drunken bachelorette-party reject glommed onto you at the local gay bar are over. Debuting this summer, the new app GalPal connects gay men and straight women to create lasting friendships.

Trump Denials Notwithstanding, Intelligence Officials Point to Russia in Democratic Hacks

By Deb Reichmann | Oct 21
Actually, the U.S. government says it does have an idea, and has concluded it was Russia who hacked into the Democratic National Committee

Army and Tufts Study How People Think, Respond Under Stress

By Jennifer McDermott | Oct 21
Scientists and engineers are figuring out how to measure, predict and enhance people's cognitive capabilities, so they can better solve problems and remember information in high-stakes environments.

Robot Pilots May Someday Fly Passenger and Cargo Planes

By Joan Lowy | Oct 21
Think of it as the airborne cousin to the self-driving car: A robot in the cockpit to help human pilots fly passengers and cargo - and eventually even replace them.

'Porn Emergency' :: YouTube Glitch Behind Training Video Goof

By John O'Connor | Oct 20
At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency's training summit, the picture faded to black and, several seconds later, a pornographic clip appeared.

CO2 to Fish Food, Other Ideas Advance in $20M XPRIZE Contest

By Mead Gruver | Oct 19
With dreams of turning carbon dioxide into everything from concrete to fish food, teams from six countries have advanced beyond the first phase of a $20 million XPRIZE contest to find profitable uses for CO2 emitted by power plants.

China Launches Its Longest Crewed Space Mission Yet

Oct 19
Two Chinese astronauts began the country's longest crewed space mission yet on Monday, blasting off on a spacecraft for a 30-day stay on an experimental space station as China steadfastly navigates its way to becoming a space superpower.

European Lander Released to Begin Final Descent to Mars

By Geir Moulson | Oct 19
The European Space Agency dispatched an experimental probe Sunday on the final leg of its quest to land on Mars, part of a mission aimed at exploring the red planet's atmosphere and searching for signs of life.

Openly Gay Apple CEO Tim Cook was Apparently on Clinton's VP Shortlist

Oct 18
Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is openly gay, was apparently on Hillary Clinton's shortlist of vice presidential candidates.

Mobile Game Replaces Pokemon Creatures with Clinton, Trump

Oct 18
While some voters may wish the presidential candidates would just go away, Dartmouth College has created an app for those who want to find them around every corner.

Ang Lee Unveils His Hyper-Real 'Billy Lynn' to Mixed Reviews

By Jake Coyle | Oct 18
Mixed reviews greeted Ang Lee's long anticipated "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" at the New York Film Festival on Friday night, casting further doubts over the promise of Hollywood's latest technological savior: high-frame rate filming.

WikiLeaks: Assange's Internet Link 'Severed' by State Actor

Oct 17
WikiLeaks says that founder Julian Assange's internet access has been cut by an unidentified state actor. Few other details were immediately available.

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