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Robot Probes Show Japan Reactor Cleanup Worse Than Expected

Robot Probes Show Japan Reactor Cleanup Worse Than Expected

By Mari Yamaguchi | Feb 20
Robot probes sent to one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup.

Self-Destructing Message Apps Won't Necessarily Protect Leakers

Self-Destructing Message Apps Won't Necessarily Protect Leakers

Feb 20
Apps like "Confide" are reportedly being used in Washington to leak embarrassing or sensitive information to journalists.

Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' Monsters: Get a Permit to Enter Parks

Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' Monsters: Get a Permit to Enter Parks

By Ivan Moreno | Feb 20
"Pokemon Go" monsters can roam virtually wherever they please, but they'll need a permit to get into Milwaukee County parks.

Zuckerberg's Goal: Remake a World Facebook Helped Create

Zuckerberg's Goal: Remake a World Facebook Helped Create

By Barbara Ortutay | Feb 19
Now Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg wants to remake the social media company in a way that counters isolationism, promotes global connections and addresses social ills.

Can Internet-Beaming Balloons Outmaneuver Shifting Winds?

Can Internet-Beaming Balloons Outmaneuver Shifting Winds?

By Michael Liedtke | Feb 19
For its next trick, an internet-beaming balloon factory spun out of Google believes it can outmaneuver the wind.