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Technology

Microsoft wants you using Windows 10, like it or not

Microsoft wants you using Windows 10, like it or not

Older Windows machines are starting to get automatic downloads for Windows 10, even if you didn't request it and maybe don't want it
Published: 02/03/16
In Tech: Instagram video series, billion-user club, Fitbit

In Tech: Instagram video series, billion-user club, Fitbit

Filmmakers debut Instagram thriller series featuring 15-second episodes over 28 days
Published: 02/03/16
Scientists in Germany switch on nuclear fusion experiment

Scientists in Germany switch on nuclear fusion experiment

Scientists in Germany have switched on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power
Published: 02/03/16

17-year-old charged with hacking into high school computer

A student at Panther Creek High School in Cary has been arrested and charged with hacking into the school computer system to change grades
Published: 02/03/16

Metra will miss rail safety technology deadline by months

The Chicago-area's Metra commuter railroad says it will miss a 2018 deadline for installing safety technology on all routes by several months
Published: 02/03/16

Senate measure would transfer oversight of troubled landfill

The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that could transfer oversight of a troubled St. Louis County landfill to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and away from the jurisdiction of the EPA
Published: 02/03/16
Big freight railroads won't meet safety technology deadline

Big freight railroads won't meet safety technology deadline

Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S. say they won't make a 2018 deadline to start using safety technology intended to prevent accidents
Published: 02/03/16

Army Corps, Norfolk teaming up on flood-risk study

One of Virginia's most vulnerable localities to rising seas is teaming up with the Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a flood risk management study
Published: 02/03/16
Big freight railroads to miss safety technology deadline

Big freight railroads to miss safety technology deadline

Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S. are telling the government they won't make a 2018 deadline to start using safety technology intended to prevent accidents like the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia last May
Published: 02/03/16
Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers as CEO tries to save her own job

Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers as CEO tries to save her own job

Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 workers and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job
Published: 02/03/16