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Russia fines Google $98 million over 'banned content'

A Russian court levied a 7.2 billion rouble ($98 million) fine against Google on Friday for what it claims are repeated failures by the company to delete content the country has deemed...

NASA's $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope will study the universe's origins

For the past 31 years the Hubble Space Telescope has been an invaluably versatile observation platform for astronomers but it’s begun showing its age of late. Last serviced in 2009, the telescope...

In 2021, Tesla's phenomenal profits were offset by constant crisis

The close of 2021 finds Tesla wealthier than ever — and, in CEO Elon Musk’s case, wealthier than everybody else. The electric vehicle manufacturer notched records for both deliveries and profits this...

In 2021, billionaires headed to the stars

We’re in the midst of a modern day space race. Where once the two most powerful empires on the planet vied to be first to the moon, we now have corporations led...

Hitting the Books: AI can help us design the greener, cleaner homes of tomorrow

In his new book, SuperSight: What Augmented Reality Means for Our Lives, Our Work, and the Way We Imagine the Future, author David Rose delves into the current state of the art...

Cruise CEO to step down as GM accelerates self-driving car plans

General Motors announced Thursday that Dan Ammann, CEO of its self-driving vehicle division, Cruise, is leaving both his position and the company. Details are remain scarce on the reason for Ammann's sudden...

Hyundai's Ioniq 5 EV crossover will start at $39,700 when it arrives

Hyundai finally announced pricing for its hotly anticipated Ioniq 5 crossover EV, which is scheduled to hit select dealer show floors later this month. Depending on the battery size and drive type,...

Hitting the Books: How the Silicon Valley mindset damages rural American communities

America has always been a nation segregated into haves and have-nots with rampant inequity a seemingly natural aspect of our social order — the motif impacting towns and cities just as starkly...

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