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 …

New cyber-attack reaches U.S. companies

A major cyber-attack that swept across Europe Tuesday has spread to the United States. NBC News reports the attack is similar to the crippling WannaCry attack that occurred a month ago. This attack is being linked to ransomware known as Petya. According …

SpaceX scrubs ISS resupply mission

Update (06/01/07, 2:47 p.m.) – SpaceX has canceled Thursday’s launch due to weather. Cape Canaveral, Fla. – SpaceX is scheduled to launch its eleventh cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station at 2:55 p.m. PST Thursday. The launch marks the first …

Bay Area company debuts lab-grown chicken strips

San Leandro, Calif. – A Bay Area food-technology startup has introduced the world’s first chicken strips grown in a laboratory. Memphis Meats said it’s the first time in the world poultry has been produced by growing animal cells. The company served deep-fried …

OSU robotics firm selling bipedal robot

Corvallis, Ore. – Oregon State University’s robotics program has spun off one of its first businesses focusing on robotic locomotion, and they’ve created “Cassie” to show what they’re capable of. The business, called Agility Robotics, will license technologies developed at OSU, particularly …

New advice: Share your screentime

(NBC News) — Kids these days face a digital deluge of apps, online games, TV and social media. Instead of playing a constant game of keep-away, parents are now encouraged to join the fun. Updated guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics …