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Antarctica is Losing Ice 6 Times Faster Today Than in 1980s
SpaceX to Build Mars Ships in Texas, Not Los Angeles
Battle Lines Forming Ahead of A Looming U.S. Privacy Law Fight

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SpaceX to Build Mars Ships in Texas, Not Los Angeles

Antarctica is Losing Ice 6 Times Faster Today Than in 1980s

SpaceX said Wednesday that it will build test versions of its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles in another blow to the local economy that comes days ...

SpaceX to Build Mars Ships in Texas, Not Los Angeles

SpaceX to Build Mars Ships in Texas, Not Los Angeles

Jan 17
SpaceX said Wednesday that it will build test versions of its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles in another blow to the local economy that comes days after the company announced massive layoffs.

Archaeologists Find Rome-Era Tombs in Egypt's Western Desert

Archaeologists Find Rome-Era Tombs in Egypt's Western Desert

Jan 17
Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered two ancient tombs dating back to the Roman period in the country's Western Desert.

Reports: 'Conversion' App Kicked Off Apple, Amazon Lingers on Google Play

Reports: 'Conversion' App Kicked Off Apple, Amazon Lingers on Google Play

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 17
An app shilling so-called "conversion therapy" to LGTBQ youth was dropped by Apple and Amazon after outrage erupted, but that same app is still up at Google Play. Advocates for the targeted demographic want to know why.

Battle Lines Forming Ahead of A Looming U.S. Privacy Law Fight

Battle Lines Forming Ahead of A Looming U.S. Privacy Law Fight

By Rachel Lerman and Tali Arbel | Jan 17
Consumer advocates and the data-hungry technology industry are drawing early battle lines in advance of an expected fight this year over what kind of federal privacy law the U.S. should have.

House Republicans Question Telecoms on Location Tracking

House Republicans Question Telecoms on Location Tracking

By Tali Arbel | Jan 17
Several House Republicans asked T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint how they share their users' cellphone location data, citing a recent report that telecoms are selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge.