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Google axes 12,000 jobs, layoffs spread across tech sector

The jobs being eliminated "cut across Alphabet, product areas, functions, levels and regions," Google head Sundar Pichai said.

 | AP

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Why aren't keyboards in alphabetical order?

Here's how our society evolved into using the "qwerty" keyboard, straying from alphabetical organization used in the first typewriter in the 1860s.

 | Lauren Magarino and Simon Kaufman

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Bank of America glitch leaves some Zelle users waiting for their money

Some Bank of America customers woke up to lost money, accounts in the negative and overdraft fees, due to issues with Zelle transfers.

 | James Packard

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Job cuts in tech sector spread, Microsoft lays off 10,000

Microsoft said the layoffs were a response to "macroeconomic conditions and changing customer priorities."

 | AP

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Why is tech seeing so many layoffs?

In the first 16 days of this year, more than 24,000 employees have been laid off in the tech industry, according to an analysis from Layoffs.

 | Dan Grossman

Bryan Kohberger, left, who is accused of killing four University of Idaho students in November 2022

Idaho stabbing suspect made troubling social media posts

The newly uncovered social media posts, which Scripps News has not independently verified, shed light on Bryan Kohberger's desensitized past.

 | Adi Guajardo

Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey, cast members in "The Last of Us," pose at the show's premiere.

'The Last of Us' success is big for future of video game adaptations

HBO's investment into "The Last of Us" drew skepticism, but it looks like the show is breaking the video game adaptation curse.

 | Casey Mendoza

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Elon Musk drama shifts from Twitter to Tesla

The case is based on Musk's 2018 tweets about possibly taking Tesla private — prompting a $14B swing in stock fortune over a 10-day period.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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A company's personalized 'smart gun' aims to make firearms safer

There’s still a lot more that needs to be looked at and perfected before introducing smart guns to the world.

 | Stephanie Sandoval

Artificial intelligence program can detect weapons from cameras.

AI program can detect weapons from security camera feeds

The artificial intelligence program can alert schools immediately when a weapon is detected.

 | Chloe Nordquist

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Online creative community shares why it's difficult to leave Twitter

After Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter and the mass exodus that followed, many users are wondering if they should leave the platform.

 | Casey Mendoza

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3D-printed homes could be the future of wildfire recovery

3D-printing technology allows houses to be built in less time and with a fraction of the supplies and workforce needed to build traditional homes.

 | Vanessa Misciagna

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Foreign tech workers on visas face uncertain futures amid layoffs

As some American industries turn to layoffs to counter costs, workers on visas face having to leave the U.S. unless they get re-hired within 60 days.

 | Ben Schamisso

A functional prototype of the ASKA A5 VTOL flying car is on display during the CES tech show

The history of our pursuit of a flying car

What if you never had to worry about sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic? Flying cars present that opportunity — but they’re not a reality yet.

 | Simon Kaufman

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New Smart Automotive Technology Took Center Stage At CES 2023

Would you drive a truck so smart that it will follow you along when you step out of it?

 | Clayton Sandell

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Seattle schools sue tech giants over social media harm

Seattle Public Schools blames social media for worsening mental health and behavioral disorders in students, making it more difficult to teach them.

 | AP

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CES works with AARP to establish new Age Technology category

New data from an AARP study shows people over 50 spent an average of $912 on personal tech last year, up almost $100 from the year before.

 | Maritsa Georgiou

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CES 2023 Highlights Huge Possibilities For Electric Vehicles

According to a study, electric vehicle owners can save as much as $24,500 on fuel costs by having an electric vehicle for 15 years.

 | Chloe Nordquist

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Singer Paula Abdul Introduces Smart Audio Sunglasses At CES

Headphone technology took center stage at CES. Scripps News sits down with Paula Abdul about her new headphones.

 | Clayton Sandell

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Yes, You Can Get Paid To Take Surveys, But Beware Of Scams

Scammers are finding new ways to get personal information from potential victims, including through "surveys."

 | Scripps News Staff

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Ukrainian Exhibitors Show Off Tech At 2023 Consumer Electronics Show

Ukrainian exhibitors are highlighted at CES 2023, after they traveled across the world amid an ongoing invasion from Russia.

 | Maritsa Georgiou

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The Future Of Food Is On Display At The Consumer Electronics Show

From the grocery store to your own kitchen, the way food is grown and brought to your table is changing.

 | Maritsa Georgiou

Prototype of the ASKA A5 vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) vehicle

Are Flying Cars Closer To Reality? This Prototype May Help

Flying cars — a long-envisioned but elusive concept — are closer to taking flight. But the launch of a prototype at CES was unexpectedly delayed.

 | Matt Simon

The autonomous Ottobot Yeti delivery robot.

Best Of CES 2023: Wireless TV, Delivery Robots And In-Car VR

CES 2023 is unveiling the future of technology as companies of all sizes come together to showcase their newest innovations.

 | AP

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The Pandemic Has Changed The Tech Industry

CES attendance took a huge dip last year — and so did innovation. The tech industry overall has weathered a storm in the past year.

 | Maritsa Georgiou

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Where Did Emojis Come From?

Your text messages today may include no text at all — they’re a series of pictures, GIFs and emojis.

 | Simon Kaufman

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Twitter Says It Will Relax Ban On Political Advertising

The move represents a break from a 2019 policy, which banned ads by candidates, political parties or elected or appointed government officials.

 | AP

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How Is 3D Printing Changing Manufacturing?

3DPX is a 3D printing company making thousands of different parts each year out of plastic and metal. It's called additive manufacturing.

 | Eli Kintisch

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10 TikTok Food Trends That Took Over Our Kitchens In 2022

Breaking down 2022's most enticing, intriguing and perhaps questionable food-related videos.

 | Tricia Goss

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What Is The 12-3-30 Workout? The Routine Is Gaining A Following

If you've seen before-and-after shots with the hashtag #12330 on social media, they're doing this workout.

 | Emily O'Brien