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Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than…

The competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $70.3 billion.

Hyundai Motor, Audi join hands for fuel cell…

Hyundai Motor Group says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell technology

Alexa, Order Room Service Please!

Amazon has a new version of Alexa for hotels. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Facebook Fundraiser To Reunite Immigrant Families…

As of Tuesday morning, the Facebook fundraiser had raised more than $4.7 million.

Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels

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IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human…

IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years

The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off…

The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers

Rule the School! First Grader Wins National…

A first grader just won Google’s annual Doodle 4 Google contest. Buzz60's Natasha Abellard has the story.

iPhones Will Soon Share Location Data With 911…

A new feature coming on iOS 12 will share location data with 911 call centers during emergency calls.

Arizona man sentenced to prison for cyberattack in Wisconsin

An Arizona man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for his conviction in a 2015 cyberattack that interrupted communications equipment for emergency workers in Madison, Wisconsin

Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel took aim at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord Tuesday, calling the move "very regrettable."

They Set Out to Raise $1,500 for a Separated…

USA Today called it "likely the largest fundraiser ever on Facebook" ... and that was when it had raised $3.6 million. The Facebook campaign set up by Silicon Valley couple Charlotte and Dave Willner—"Reunite an immigrant parent with their child"—has as of this writing pulled in $3.95...

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I Object! IBM Creates AI That Can Debate Humans

IBM's Project Debater can have meaningful conversations with humans. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches Echo…

Amazon launches Alexa for hotels that orders room service

Elon Musk: Rogue Employee Wrought 'Extensive…

Never a dull moment for Elon Musk: The Tesla CEO warned all employees Monday that a saboteur inside the company had caused "quite extensive and damaging sabotage to our operations," reports Reuters . "This included making direct code changes to the Tesla Manufacturing Operating System under false usernames and exporting large...

Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial…

Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create…

President Donald Trump is announcing that he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space

Actress Posts Video of Hubby's Tesla on Fire 'Out…

The latest unfortunate headline for Tesla comes courtesy of actress Mary McCormack, who on Friday tweeted a video of a Model S with flames shooting from it. "This is what happened to my husband and his car today. No accident,out of the blue, in traffic on Santa Monica Blvd....

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911…

Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century

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Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies…

Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes…

Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change