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Google to Charge for Apps on Android Phones in Europe

Google Pixel 3 Phone Aims to Automate More Daily Tasks

Google plans to start charging smartphone makers to pre-install apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps on Android handsets sold in Europe, a response to a record $5 billion antit...

Europe, Japan Send Spacecraft on 7-Year Journey to Mercury

Europe, Japan Send Spacecraft on 7-Year Journey to Mercury

By Marie Yamaguchi and Frakn Jordans | Oct 21
European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted a spacecraft carrying two probes into orbit Saturday for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun.

New Technology Only Adds to Baseball's Culture of Paranoia

New Technology Only Adds to Baseball's Culture of Paranoia

By Noah Trister | Oct 21
Stealing signs is as much a part of baseball tradition as stealing bases, but the technology available now could open a whole new frontier of competitive sleuthing.

Trump Space Force Plan is Grounded in Real Needs but Hazy

Trump Space Force Plan is Grounded in Real Needs but Hazy

By Robert Burns | Oct 21
With his demand that the Pentagon create a new military service — a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space" — President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate over the best way to protect U.S. interests in space.

States and Feds Unite on Election Security After '16 Clashes

States and Feds Unite on Election Security After '16 Clashes

By Colleen Long | Oct 20
Weeks before the 2016 election, federal officials started making mysterious calls to the head of elections in Inyo County, California. They asked her to contact them if she noticed anything unusual. But they wouldn't elaborate.

Can Pinterest Succeed as the 'Un'-Social Network?

Can Pinterest Succeed as the 'Un'-Social Network?

By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 20
If Instagram is the dream vacation you'll never go on and Facebook is Thanksgiving with too many relatives arguing over politics, Pinterest is sitting on the couch by yourself, watching a home-improvement show.