Technology

EU fines Google again

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (NBC) – Google has been fined $1.7 billion by the European Union for blocking rival online search advertisers. The fine announced Wednesday is Google’s third huge EU antitrust penalty in two years. The European Commission said in a statement …

Tesla unveils new electric SUV

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (CNN) – Tesla unveiled its new mid-size electric SUV. Company founder Elon Musk says the Model Y will make its debut next year. The pricetag on this vehicle will start at around $47,000. A less expensive version will be out …

Facebook, Instagram affected by outage

MENLO PARK, Calif. (CNN) – Instagram and Facebook appeared to go down Wednesday around the world. It’s unclear what caused the issue but users were having trouble accessing and logging into the social media networks. Users then headed to another popular social …

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule preps for return

(NBC) – Crew members on board the International Space Station closed the hatch on the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule Thursday, prepping the unmanned capsule for its journey back to earth. The capsule’s voyage marks a key milestone for Elon Musk’s space company …

Tesla unveils $35,000 Model 3

PALO ALTO, Calif. (NBC) – Tesla is finally launching its long-awaited standard Model 3 starting at $35,000. The electric car company, based in Palo Alto, California, has been promising a cheaper version of the Model 3 since it first revealed the mid-size …

NASA celebrates Opportunity’s end of mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (CNN) – After more than a decade on Mars, NASA’S Opportunity rover has completed its mission. NASA scientists lost contact with the rover in June after a dust storm covered Mars and prevented sunlight from reaching the solar-powered vehicle. …