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Meet the planet that’s hotter than most stars

A 300-million-year-old planet discovered in 2014 has a temperature that can reach a scorching 4,315 C during the day, just 926 C cooler than our sun, astronomers have found. The young…

Apple teases virtual reality on Mac, updates to Siri, but no sign of Alexa-like speaker

Apple teases virtual reality on Mac, updates to Siri, but no sign of Alexa-like speaker

Apple unveiled a smart speaker called HomePod featuring the company’s Siri personal assistant on Monday, pitting the company against similar products from Google and Amazon. It was one of a string of updates announced during Apple’s…

Drone delivers doughnuts to Denver cops

P. Solomon Banda, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 31, 2017 , Last Updated: 9:05 PM ET DENVER — Doughnuts were delivered Wednesday by drone to Denver’s mayor and the city’s police…

Human-made chemicals found in higher quantities in deep ocean

Human-made chemicals found in higher quantities in deep ocean

Human-made chemicals are penetrating deeper into the North Atlantic, a new study has found. Remember CFCs? Production of the ozone-depleting chemicals was largely phased out globally in 1994. But almost…

NASA’S Juno spacecraft finds chaotic weather, massive cyclones over Jupiter’s poles

Once it began skimming the giant gas planet’s cloud tops last year, NASA’s Juno spacecraft spotted chaotic weather, including enormous cyclones over Jupiter’s poles, according to new research. Scientists released their…

Twitter’s privacy changes: What they mean for you

Barbara Ortutay, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 18, 2017 , Last Updated: 8:36 PM ET NEW YORK — Twitter’s new privacy policy suggests ambitions of becoming more like Facebook — more…

Heart failure symptoms traced to unusual source

Heart failure symptoms traced to unusual source

Hundreds of thousands of Canadians struggle to survive and take in air because of heart failure. Now scientists in Ontario and New Brunswick have discovered a cause, involving the brain, that…

Phishing scam that impersonates Google Docs

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 4, 2017 , Last Updated: 9:40 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Google said it shut down an email spam campaign that impersonated its online file service,…

Uber lab in Toronto to develop self-driving car technology

Colin Perkel, THE CANADIAN PRESS May 8, 2017 , Last Updated: 6:05 PM ET TORONTO — Uber has hailed a prominent artificial-intelligence academic to lead a driverless-car project in Toronto…

DeWalt makes a phone you can kick around

DeWalt makes a phone you can kick around

Adam Swimmer, Postmedia Network May 4, 2017 , Last Updated: 2:30 PM ET Do you often drop your phone on the floor, accidentally kick it around the room and then,…