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Scientists release most detailed star chart of the Milky Way

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:00am

The European Space Agency released the most accurate census yet of stars in the Milky Way and neighboring galaxies Wednesday, providing astronomers with a wealth of new data for further research.

For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:02am

If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck. For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn't belong on its service — 27 pages worth of them, in fact.

Get Into My Car ... Amazon begins delivery to vehicles

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:03am

Amazon's latest perk ... free delivery to your car.

New species among rare treasure trove of fossils found in California

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:47pm

Finding fossils can be a fact of life for construction crews excavating in California. That's what happened when crews broke ground to begin the new Bay Area Calaveras Dam in 2013. They just didn't expect to find so many.

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Ryan Nakashima and Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:27pm

Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check.

Review: 4 days with the Lexus RC F coupe

Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:17pm

The RC F combines great looks with spirited driving and a powerful V8.

Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

Malcolm Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 8:03am

So you want to have a baby.

Review: 4 days with the 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Autobahn

Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 1:51pm

The GTI continues to be a class leader in elegance, practicality and performance.

Netflix is proving to be a tough act for copycats to follow

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 1:38pm

Netflix's video-streaming service has been thriving for so long that other companies are striving to duplicate its success in other kinds of digital entertainment and content.

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 9:55am

For the first time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer. It's the biggest win so far for immunotherapy, which has had much of its success until now in less common cancers.

5 years on, marathon bomb survivors inspire medical advances

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 11th - 10:01am

In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs, in part because of lessons learned from the victims and research dollars made available as a result of the attack.

Apple unveils red iPhone 8

Kaya Yurieff, CNN Money  |  Posted   Apr 9th - 10:01pm

Apple on Monday announced a special edition iPhone 8 and 8 Plus with a red aluminum body. The models are in partnership with (RED), a nonprofit that works to fight AIDS and HIV in Africa.

Zuckerberg prepares another apology — this time to Congress

Mary Clare Jalonick and Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 9th - 5:26pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will apologize for his company's role in a data privacy scandal and foreign interference in the 2016 elections when he appears before Congress this week, saying the social network "didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibility," according to prepared remarks released Monday.

Facebook to send Cambridge Analytica data-use notices Monday

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 8th - 5:22pm

Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Did Cambridge Analytica get your data? You'll know soon

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 1:28pm

Anyone who's been wondering if their private Facebook data might have been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal will soon get their first clues.

Here’s why ‘Domo ❤️ LGBTQ+’ billboards are lining I-15

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 12:15pm

Frequent commuters on I-15 will likely notice a change to their morning drive as Utah tech company Domo replaces its six billboards with a message of love for the LGBTQ community.

First luxury hotel in space announced

Maureen O'Hare, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 11:10am

Want to see 16 sunrises in one day? Float in zero gravity? Be one of the few to have gazed upon our home planet from space?

The 2018 hurricane season could be as busy as the 2017 season

Madeline Scheinost and Taylor Ward, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 5th - 10:48am

After a record drought that featured no major (Category 3-5) hurricane landfalls in the United States, 2017 roared to life, reminding everyone how powerful and destructive these monster storms can be.

Facebook scandal affected more users than thought: up to 87M

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 4th - 9:53pm

Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the user data that outsiders can access.

Utah company will award $1K to competitor who can find the ‘best worst’ marketing video

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 4th - 3:25pm

Local videography company Bideo is sponsoring a contest to find the worst marketing video on the web — to the tune of $1,000.