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10-Year-Old Boy From Finland Hacks Instagram; Gets Rewarded

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:10am

Facebook, which owns Instagram, pays people who find bugs on its services. When a young hacker found a way to delete other people's comments, he emailed Facebook, and then received $10,000.

Not Just Bitcoin: Why Blockchain Is A Seductive Technology To Many Industries

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:01am

From bank regulation to military messaging, blockchain is offering a wide potential to change the way online transactions and communications are carried out.

Hollywood Rediscovers Cuba. Is It Too Soon To Call It Havanawood?

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:06am

The first blockbuster since the U.S. embargo is filming in Cuba: Fast & Furious 8. Filmmakers are rushing to take advantage of the island's distinctive look and it's relatively cheap labor.

Hollywood Rediscovers Cuba: Is It Too Soon To Call It Havanawood?

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:06am

Fast & Furious 8 is the second U.S. movie, and the first big-budget Hollywood film, to be shot in Cuba since the recent improvement of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Huge Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of Oil Sands City In Canada

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:33am

Some 80,000 residents of Fort McMurray, Alberta, have been ordered to evacuate their homes. The wildfire spans more than 6,500 acres.

China Investigates Search Engine Baidu After Student Dies Of Cancer

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 9:19pm

A college student accused China's largest search engine, Baidu, of misleading him to a fraudulent cancer treatment. He died in April.

Google And Fiat Chrysler Partner To Make Self-Driving Minivans

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 4:52pm

This is the first time Google has worked directly with an automaker to integrate its self-driving technology into a passenger vehicle, the companies said in a joint statement.

How Starbucks Got Tangled Up In LA's Homelessness Crisis

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 4:48pm

There are 44,000 people living on the streets in and around L.A. With no other place to go, many end up at a Starbucks — to the consternation of some employees.

What's For Dinner? The Options For A Fast Answer Multiply

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 4:40pm

As many as 80 percent of Americans don't know what's for dinner by 4 p.m. that same day. From in-grocery store restaurants to local, organic cafeteria fare, new options for fast meals are cropping up.

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