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Scientists studying the genetic basis for dog friendliness have found it comes from a portion of their genome that is similar to the area in the huma
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported on Saturday.
Vice Media laid off about 60 employees Friday in what the edgy news outlet described as a way to reposition itself as a video company. The layoffs — which affect multiple departments and represe
USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham asks people about getting their news on Snapchat.             
Often used at tech companies, nondisparagement agreements are increasingly included in employment contracts and legal settlements.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasi
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New research suggests that elephant seals use rhythm to recognize and respond to other members of their species in the wild.
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Scientists have developed a new method for producing accurate 3D scans of complex objects. The method's key ingredient is water.
Google's popular map tool now allows a peek inside the International Space Station.             
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Steven Levy joins the Gadget Lab Podcast to tell us how factory workers are streamlining production Google's wearable.
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For the last 20 years, academic researchers have gathered at this event to share and debate their studies without being mocked.
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Some in the tech industry say investors accused of harassing female founders were subjects of a witch hunt and were judged too swiftly and harshly.             
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