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Today is September 11, and once again the nation will pause to remember and honor the lives lost 17 years ago in the worst terror attacks on US soil. Keep reading to find out more about some of the commemorations. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
A decade ago, Apple opened a store peddling iPhone apps, unlocking the creativity of software developers and letting users truly make their mobile devices their own.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
In the constellation of Sagittarius, three infant planets have been found orbiting a young star 330 light-years from Earth. These are the first planets to be found using the powerful ALMA telescope in Chile, which is searching for our cosmic origins. The discovery was made by two independent teams of astronomers.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Organic matter has been found on Mars in soil samples taken from 3 billion-year-old mudstone in the Gale crater by the Curiosity rover, NASA announced Thursday. The rover has also detected methane in the Martian atmosphere.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
NASA has long been able to check out Mars on the ground with rovers and landers and from far above with orbital spacecraft. Now, it wants to prove that it can sustainably fly around the planet's thin atmosphere at low altitude -- with a tiny helicopter.
Monday, March 26, 2018
Based on factors ranging from the number of STEM professionals to R&D spending per capita, here's a look at where you can find the most and least innovative states in the U.S.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
People are coming to realize exactly how carefully controlled Facebook feeds are, but that set of problems pales in comparison to those posed by the next technological revolution: virtual reality.
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world's personal computers and smartphones. Here's a look at what's affected, what's being done about it and whether you should worry.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.
Friday, September 22, 2017
The reviews are in: While the iPhone X might be tempting based on looks alone, it's probably not worth for most people. Here's a look at what your really getting with the new models.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
On Friday, roughly 900 million miles away, a collection of metal and electronics will crash into Saturn, disintegrating into its atmosphere. It sounds almost routine -- or at least a mere blip on the radar of importance for people grappling with hurricanes, war and political discord.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
"One more thing." With that phrase, Apple paid homage to its late co-founder Steve Jobs for the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone on Tuesday when it unveiled its latest — and, at $999, its most expensive — new version of the device, the iPhone X. A look at highlights from the event.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Astronauts have always had to pack light. Luckily, when they've visited the moon or lived on the International Space Station, Earth is literally in sight. And if they had a medical issue or injury, home wouldn't be far away.
Monday, August 14, 2017
An online crowdsourcing campaign is underway to identify demonstrators who attended white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Over the weekend, a Google employee wrote what has been described as a 10-page "manifesto against diversity." Boiling down 10 pages into a short column, and then commenting on it, is impossible.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Here's a look at what's behind the high-tech artificial intelligence flare-up — and what you should and shouldn't be worried about.
Friday, July 21, 2017
Monday, July 10, 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
To determine the best places to be a serious gamer, WalletHub’s number crunchers compared the 100 largest cities across 20 key indicators of gamer-friendliness. The data ranges from average internet speed to video-game stores per capita to number of esports tournaments.
Monday, June 19, 2017
The newest-discovered exoplanet doesn't act like any planet you've ever heard of. The bizarre find is 650 light-years from Earth, in the constellation Cygnus.
Monday, May 15, 2017
A young British computer expert credited with cracking the WannaCry cyberattack told The Associated Press he doesn't consider himself a hero but fights malware because "it's the right thing to do."
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
An artificial womb resembling a plastic bag has been used to keep premature lambs alive for four weeks outside of their own mother's womb and could one day be applied to premature babies.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
President Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration include plans to build a border wall, deport more people and crack down on sanctuary cities.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS — Attorney Bob Burns already gets a lot of information from his smartphone, but he welcomes the prospect of getting a little more — free warnings about life-threatening weather from a sophisticated new government system.