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Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas

The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and...

Uber tests drone food delivery, launches new autonomous SUV

Uber is testing restaurant food deliveries by drone. The company's Uber Eats unit began the tests in San Diego with McDonald's and plans to...

Marijuana health claims lure patients as science catches up

Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should...

Salesforce buying Tableau as businesses embrace data

Salesforce, a maker of customer-management software, is buying Tableau Software in an all-stock deal valued at $15.7 billion. By scooping up Tableau, which provides...

China may restrict tech access in spiraling US trade dispute

China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to...

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals

Rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China have sparked worries about the 17 exotic-sounding rare earth minerals needed for high-tech products like...

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ for online promotions

U.S. regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social...

Feds to finally examine 2016 NC poll books for hacking

More than two years after voter check-in software failed on Election Day in a North Carolina county, federal authorities will finally conduct a...

Amazon says it will be delivering by drones ‘in months’

Amazon says it expects to be delivering orders to shoppers' homes by drones in the coming months. The online shopping giant did not give...

Climate change lawsuit vs. US government faces court test

A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a...

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Eaglecrest Ski Area eyes plan for new summer activities

Officials with Eaglecrest Ski Area in Juneau want to expand summer offerings to capitalize on the crowds that visit the capital city on...

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Grounding of Boeing plane hovers over big air show in Paris

Uncertainty over a Boeing jet and apprehension about the global economy hover over the aircraft industry as it prepares for next week's Paris...