Dubai space center is joining the race to Mars

Watch the launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Elon Musk has a new challenger in the race to colonize Mars. The United Arab Emirates is using its oil wealth to finance a homegrown space program. It plans to launch its first mission to the red planet by 2021, and hopes to settle

Apple says HomePod may leave unsightly marks on wood

How smart is Apple's HomePod? We put it to the test Apple's HomePod speaker may leave your wooden table looking a little worse for wear. The company's new internet-connected speaker and virtual assistant could leave marks behind "when placed on some wooden surfaces," Apple confirmed on Wednesday. In a

Google Chrome will now block annoying ads

Google CEO: Net neutrality 'a principle we all need to fight for' Google will now block annoying ads on its Chrome browser. The move comes more than eight months after the company announced plans to automatically block ads that don't ascribe to the Better Ads Standards, a collection of best practices

U.K. blames Russia for crippling cyberattack

Interpol: Cybercrime is entering a new dimension The British government says that Russia was behind a massive global cyberattack that hit major companies in June 2017. Foreign Office minister Tariq Ahmad said in a statement on Thursday that the Russian military was responsible for the attack, which initially targeted computers in

Cisco: We’re moving our $67 billion cash pile to the U.S.

What Trump said on taxes during his SOTU speech Another mountain of money is being brought home to American shores following the new tax law -- and much of it will end up in the pockets of investors. Tech company Cisco(CSCO) said Wednesday it plans to repatriate $67 billion in foreign

U.S. government to Americans: Don’t use these phones

How to protect yourself from hackers U.S. intelligence agencies issued a stern warning to Americans: Do not buy smartphones made by Chinese tech companies Huawei or ZTE. Top officials from the CIA, NSA, FBI and the Defense Intelligence Agency testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee thatthe Chinese smartphone makers

Apple confirms HomePod may leave unsightly marks on wood

How smart is Apple's HomePod? We put it to the test Apple's HomePod speaker may leave your wooden table looking a little worse for wear. The company's new internet-connected speaker and virtual assistant could leave marks behind "when placed on some wooden surfaces," Apple confirmed on Wednesday. In a

Tinder to introduce feature for women to message first

Men swipe right, but women make the first move Tinder is taking a page from Bumble's book. The dating app will launch a setting that makes it possible for women to only interact with the men they message first. The move has long been the differentiating factor between Tinder and competitor

Richard Branson is ‘jealous’ of Elon Musk’s rocket launch

Richard Branson is 'a little jealous' of Musk's launch Elon Musk's leap forward in the space race has left at least one of his billionaire rivals feeling left out. "I was a little bit jealous," Richard Branson told CNN's Christine Romans on Tuesday. Branson, whose Virgin Galactic is racing to

FCC chairman backs SpaceX plan for internet satellites

See the SpaceX Starman's journey through space Elon Musk's plan to deliver internet from space may be one step closer to reality. The head of the Federal Communications Commission has called for the agency to approve an application from Musk's SpaceX to beam high-speed internet to earth from low orbit satellites.