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SpaceX's 1st Traveler is Moonstruck Japanese Fashion Tycoon

SpaceX's 1st Traveler is Moonstruck Japanese Fashion Tycoon

By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 20
The Japanese billionaire who Tesla chief Elon Musk says plans to blast off on the first-ever private commercial space trip aboard the SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket often makes headlines in Japan.

New Phone Controls Screen Time for You, Kids

New Phone Controls Screen Time for You, Kids

Sep 19
Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids.

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Sphinx in Egypt

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Sphinx in Egypt

Sep 19
Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a statue of a lion's body and a human head in the southern city of Aswan.

Tackling Spider Fear and Other Phobias with VR

Tackling Spider Fear and Other Phobias with VR

Sep 18
Virtual reality therapy can help people with phobias like fear of heights by exposing them gradually to their greatest terrors. The technology is just now reaching the mainstream after 20 years of research.

Israeli Backpack Deploys Bulletproof Vest

Israeli Backpack Deploys Bulletproof Vest

Sep 17
An Israeli company says it has come up with a unique item to protect against the threat of school shootings - a bulletproof backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest.

Exclusive: WikiLeaks Docs Show Assange Bid for Russian Visa

Exclusive: WikiLeaks Docs Show Assange Bid for Russian Visa

By Raphael Satter | Sep 17
The Nov. 30, 2010 missive is part of a much larger trove of WikiLeaks emails, chat logs, financial records, secretly recorded footage and other documents leaked to The Associated Press.

Got $1,100? Apple Shows Off Its Most Expensive iPhone Yet

Got $1,100? Apple Shows Off Its Most Expensive iPhone Yet

By Michael Liedtke | Sep 15
Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales.

New Mexico Sues Mobile App Makers Over Kid Privacy Concerns

New Mexico Sues Mobile App Makers Over Kid Privacy Concerns

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Sep 15
New Mexico is suing Google, Twitter and other companies that develop and market mobile gaming apps for children, saying the apps violate state and federal laws by collecting personal information that could compromise privacy.

Apple, Firefox Tools Aim to Thwart Facebook, Google Tracking

Apple, Firefox Tools Aim to Thwart Facebook, Google Tracking

By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 15
Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better target ads at you. Two web browsers now want to help you fight back in what's becoming an escalating privacy arms race.

Talking Gloves, Tactile Windows: New Tech Helps the Disabled

Talking Gloves, Tactile Windows: New Tech Helps the Disabled

By Danica Kirka | Sep 14
Entrepreneurs, startups and companies like Microsoft and Google are trying to harness the power of artificial intelligence to make life easier for people with disabilities.

The Apple Watch is Inching Toward Becoming a Medical Device

The Apple Watch is Inching Toward Becoming a Medical Device

By Michael Liedtke | Sep 14
Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device.

Thomas Cook Airlines Launches Interactive LGBTQ Map

Thomas Cook Airlines Launches Interactive LGBTQ Map

Sep 13
Thomas Cook Airlines has scoured the globe to create an interactive love map based on iconic LGBTQ moments worldwide.

Apple Unveils Biggest iPhones Yet

Apple Unveils Biggest iPhones Yet

Sep 13
Apple unveiled three new iPhones, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales.

What's in the Amazon Box? Maybe a Real Christmas Tree

What's in the Amazon Box? Maybe a Real Christmas Tree

By Joseph Pisani | Sep 12
Watch out for the seven-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.

Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected at Apple Event Wednesday

Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected at Apple Event Wednesday

By Michael Liedtke | Sep 12
Apple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales growth.

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