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In search of good news, markets turn to earnings season

After weeks of dispiriting talk about trade wars and the threat of inflation, Wall Street is looking forward to some good news: eye-popping profits...

Making the Most of Your Technology During Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence began to pummel the Carolinas with wind and rain on Thursday, people living in threatened areas were bracing themselves for possible...

Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer...

NASA rover falls silent as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

A NASA rover on Mars has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops the planet and blots out the sun. Flight controllers tried late...

A Look Inside the Tactics of Definers, Facebook’s Attack Dog

SAN FRANCISCO — A small firm called Definers Public Affairs brought the dark arts of Washington’s back-room politics to Silicon Valley when, while working...

Shark-spotting drones help keep swimmers safe

Drones capable of detecting sharks and helping save stranded swimmers are being used by lifeguards in Australia. The Westpac Little Ripper drones use the...

‘Trap Adventure 2’ Might Be The Most Infuriatingly Difficult Game Ever

As “difficult” as some video games may be, there’s still at least some sense that eventually good (i.e., you) will prevail. The free iOS app...

Blockages gone, fish back in post-Sandy projects in 6 states

Billions of dollars have been spent on the recovery from Superstorm Sandy to help people get their lives back together, but a little-noticed portion...

How you’re tracked online _ and what you can do about it

Though Facebook gets the attention because of a recent privacy gaffe, the social network is far from alone in collecting massive amounts of data...

Tesla Factory Safety Under Scrutiny After Worker Is Injured

Earlier this week, a nonprofit news organization, the Center for Investigative Reporting, cataloged a series of...

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