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Study Finds Possible Deep Faults, Possible Earthquake Source
Apple Sets up iPhones to Relay Location for 911 Calls
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Apple Sets up iPhones to Relay Location for 911 Calls

Study Finds Possible Deep Faults, Possible Earthquake Source

By Michael Liedtke |
Apple is trying to drag the U.S.'s antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century.

Alexa, I Can Trust You with My Checkbook, Right?

Alexa, I Can Trust You with My Checkbook, Right?

By Ken Sweet | Jun 21
Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants. But the potential to do such sensitive tasks through a smart speaker raises security concerns.

IBM Computer Proves Formidable Against 2 Human Debaters

IBM Computer Proves Formidable Against 2 Human Debaters

By Matt O'Brien | Jun 21
An argumentative computer proved formidable against two human debaters as IBM gave its first public demonstration of new artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.

Science Says: What Makes Something Truly Addictive

Science Says: What Makes Something Truly Addictive

By Lindsey Tanner | Jun 21
Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next?

Instagram Unveils New Video Service in Challenge to YouTube

Instagram Unveils New Video Service in Challenge to YouTube

By Michael Liedtke | Jun 21
Facebook's Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when they're looking for something to watch on their smartphones.

AMC Theatres Unveils $20-a-Month Rival to MoviePass

AMC Theatres Unveils $20-a-Month Rival to MoviePass

By Jake Coyle | Jun 21
AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, on Wednesday unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass.