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First-ever video shows hatching of mysterious sea creature

First-ever video shows hatching of mysterious sea creature

The deep sea creature lives on the bottom of the ocean floor
Amazon customer service scam targets your financial data

Amazon customer service scam targets your financial data

Fraudsters are using fake Amazon customer support numbers to steal consumers' bank and credit card info
Facebook exec apologizes for tweets about special counsel's Russia probe

Facebook exec apologizes for tweets about special counsel's Russia probe

The company's VP of advertisements said his tweets conveyed his views "poorly"
Inside the "troll factory" at the center of Russia's election meddling

Inside the "troll factory" at the center of Russia's election meddling

One internet activist went undercover writing fake news for the group accused of running a disinformation campaign targeting U.S. voters
"Cunning" dark web pedophile gets 32-year prison sentence

"Cunning" dark web pedophile gets 32-year prison sentence

Judge in London calls Cambridge grad Matthew Falder "cruel" for blackmailing dozes of victims, distributing images online
How much do social media platforms deserve blame in election meddling?

How much do social media platforms deserve blame in election meddling?

The special counsel's indictment in the election meddling probe shows how easily Russians allegedly manipulated social media platforms. The document mentions Facebook 35 times in 37 pages. Twitter is
Indictment underscores how social media firms got played by Russian agents

Indictment underscores how social media firms got played by Russian agents

It's not clear if companies have taken sufficient action to prevent something similar from happening again
After Russian indictments, Facebook says it has "more to do"

After Russian indictments, Facebook says it has "more to do"

Vowing to tighten security, social media giant said Russia's interference in election "violates all of our values"
Russian Twitter bots seize on gun hashtags after Fla. school shooting

Russian Twitter bots seize on gun hashtags after Fla. school shooting

Propaganda-tracking sites report uptick in shooting-related terms following deadly spree in Florida
The surprising source of much U.S. air pollution

The surprising source of much U.S. air pollution

Certain everyday household products emit nearly as many harmful compounds as motor vehicles, study finds
Amid killings, Borneo's endangered orangutans disappearing fast

Amid killings, Borneo's endangered orangutans disappearing fast

Borneo's unique species of great ape is already critically endangered, and deadly encounters with humans are on the up

Spacewalkers reposition robot arm fittings

Two astronauts floated outside the space station to relocate two robot arm fittings that were removed earlier
U.S., U.K. blame Russian military for "destructive" cyberattack

U.S., U.K. blame Russian military for "destructive" cyberattack

U.K. accused Moscow of "weaponizing information" in a new kind of warfare, and the White House called it "the most destructive and costly" in history
As California drought returns, water use climbs in enclaves

As California drought returns, water use climbs in enclaves

U.S. drought monitors recently declared parts of Southern California back in severe drought
Apple addresses HomePod ring stains

Apple addresses HomePod ring stains

Apple acknowledges its new HomePod speaker leaves a white ring on wooden surfaces. Consumers who bought the $350 speaker tweeted photos of the white rings.
Cargo ship docks with space station

Cargo ship docks with space station

A Russian Progress cargo ship delivered three tons of supplies to the space station Friday
Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight AIDS virus?

Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight AIDS virus?

Researchers are working to improve treatment for the virus and are trying to tackle HIV​ by editing DNA
Tesla on course for close encounter with Earth in 2091

Tesla on course for close encounter with Earth in 2091

New analysis shows the Tesla Roadster launched atop a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket won't hit Earth anytime soon
Driver captured on Snapchat steering with foot just before crash

Driver captured on Snapchat steering with foot just before crash

"I was really mad. I was mad at him being irresponsible with other people's lives -- especially with not one, but two of my children."
Facebook loses court battle over privacy settings

Facebook loses court battle over privacy settings

Social network has appealed decision in case brought by its long-time nemesis, the Federation of German Consumer Organisations