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2017 Toyota Corolla XSE

2017 Toyota Corolla XSE. (Courtesy of Toyota)
2017 Toyota Corolla XSE. (Courtesy of Toyota)

With the production of the 2017 model, Toyota is celebrating 50 years of manufacturing the Corolla. In celebration, Toyota has restyled its front and rear...

  • What are Target and Walmart hours on New Year's  Eve 2016 and New Year's Day 2017. Are they open or closed?    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Walmart, Target Hours for New Year’s Day, Eve

    New Year’s Day is Sunday, Jan. 1, and many are wondering if Target and Walmart are open. Before going out, check ahead of time to... Read more

  • Facebook CEO and chairman Mark Zuckerberg arrives at the Lima Convention Centre to speak at a session of the APEC CEO Summit, part of the broader Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Lima on Nov. 19, 2016. (ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

    Facebook to Curb ‘Fake News’ and Viral Hoaxes

    Facebook announced Thursday it is looking to curb the spreading of “fake news” and hoaxes on its social media network—focusing on the “worst of the... Read more

  • Alex Kontos is developing a web browser with a focus on privacy (Si Gross/Epoch Times)

    The Entrepreneur Fighting the Snoopers’ Charter in the UK With a Privacy-Protecting Web Browser

    Edward Snowden’s GCHQ and NSA leaks in 2013 prompted people to think differently about their personal privacy. It was revealed that telephone recordings, emails, and... Read more

  • Facebook and other tech giants are working to impose restrictions on what they describe as “fake news.” (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

    Internet Reaches Crossroads on Free Speech

    Online giants including Facebook and Google have started cracking down on what they consider “fake news.” Online advertisement services, including some beyond those owned by Google and... Read more

  • Software developer John McAfee at the Epoch Times headquaters in New York on Nov. 16, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    John McAfee on the Erosion of Privacy and Freedom

    NEW YORK—John McAfee, who created the world’s first antivirus computer program, VirusScan, in 1987, and became a news sensation in 2012 when he was on... Read more

  • Twitter logo (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images).

    Twitter accidentally suspends CEO Jack Dorsey’s account

        SAN FRANCISCO—Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey says the social media platform accidentally suspended his account. Dorsey tweeted Tuesday night , “just setting... Read more

  • SafetyNet members (L-R) Alex Steeves, Abdullah Mostafa, Suzana Vukovic, Thomas Le, and Herman Liao at the University of Ottawa on Nov. 20, 2016. (Rahul Vaidyanath/Epoch Times)

    Startup Weekend More Than Transforming Ideas Into Reality Quickly

    OTTAWA—Startup Weekend provides the water and sunlight from which a remarkable transformation takes place in about 48 hours. An exuberant and perhaps naïve individual with... Read more

  • A Colorado-based startup company called Boom has revealed a small-scale prototype of its high-speed passenger plane which has been described as a modern version of the Concorde. (AOL Screenshot)

    New Supersonic Jet Aims to Take You From New York to London in Under 4 Hours (Video)

    A Colorado-based startup company called Boom has revealed a small-scale prototype of its high-speed passenger plane which has been described as a modern version of... Read more

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    Twitter Suspends Several Alt-Right Accounts

        NEW YORK—Twitter has suspended the accounts of several prominent members of the so-called “alt-right” in an apparent crack down on accounts tied to... Read more

  • A Canadian flag flies at BlackBerry's headquarters in Waterloo. The Canadian tech sector could gain an edge over the U.S. in attracting talented immigrants. (The Canadian Press/Geoff Robins)

    Canada’s Tech Sector Expected to Get Boost From Trump Fears

    MONTREAL—Nervousness in Silicon Valley about Donald Trump’s election could give Canada’s technology sector a competitive edge if new labour restrictions ratchet up the war for... Read more

  • Vehicle automation is set to be rolled out in stages, starting with partially automated driving from 2016, highly automated driving from 2020, and fully automated systems available from 2025. (Courtesy of Continental)

    Is Self Driving Technology Already Making Us Safer?

    If you have not purchased a new car recently, talk about self-driving cars can sound like science fiction, even though much of the technology is already... Read more

  • The Twitter symbol appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 27, 2016.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Twitter Adds New Options to Curb Abuse, Harassment

        NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter, long criticized as a hotbed for online harassment, is expanding ways to curb the amount of abuse users... Read more

  • In this March 23, 2010, file photo, the Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Brussels. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)

    Google Also Gets Fooled by Fake Election News

    SAN FRANCISCO—Google’s search engine highlighted an inaccurate story claiming that President-elect Donald Trump won the popular vote in last week’s election, the latest example of... Read more

  • Sarine Technologies Ltd. employ puts a diamond in a machine that can instantly grade the clarity of polished diamonds in Ramat Gan, Israel on Nov. 10, 2016. The Israeli high-tech company says the development will bring new standards to a painstaking process that has long been subject to the whims of human subjectivity. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

    New Israeli Machine to Standardize Diamond Grading

    RAMAT GAN, Israel—An Israeli high-tech company has invented a machine that it says can instantly grade the clarity of polished diamonds—a development the company said... Read more

  • In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, the corporate logo of Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Report of Different Samsung Phone Model Exploding

    PARIS—A Samsung phone user in France says her Galaxy J5 smartphone caught fire and exploded on Sunday. The model is different from the Galaxy Note... Read more

  • Employees walk past a logo of Samsung Group at the head office of Samsung C&T Corp. in Seoul, South Korea, on July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    Samsung, After Phone Recall, Recalls 3M Washing Machines

    Nearly 3 million Samsung washing machines are being recalled in the U.S. following multiple injuries—including a broken jaw—due to “excessive vibration.” Samsung is the South... Read more

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