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Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 08:16 PM PDT

Video Shows Hackers Control a Tesla

Video Shows Hackers Control a Tesla

A China-based company was able to successfully hack into a moving Tesla vehicle using WiFi.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 07:08 PM PDT

LinkedIn Adding News Feeds and Messaging 'Bots'

LinkedIn Adding News Feeds and Messaging 'Bots'

LinkedIn wants to become more useful to workers by adding personalized news feeds, helpful messaging "bots" and recommendations for online training courses, as the professional networking service strives to...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 07:07 PM PDT

Driverless Cars Get Powerful Boost, Thanks to the Feds

Driverless Cars Get Powerful Boost, Thanks to the Feds

The federal government is on board with driverless cars — but with caveats. That’s the message sent out by the Department of Transportation by calling driverless cars among “the most important achievements...

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 06:19 PM PDT

Future Driverless Car Engineers: Your Class is Online

Future Driverless Car Engineers: Your Class is Online

The future will likely be full of driverless cars, whether you like it or not. But, in order for the Ubers and Googles and Lyfts to roll autonomously, they’ll need to be designed and built by engineers. Enter:...

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 03:42 PM PDT

Hackers Snag Private Medical Data From Olympic Athletes

Hackers Snag Private Medical Data From Olympic Athletes

Hackers have broken into a database of the World Anti-Doping Association, accessing private medical information on several Olympic athletes, including Team USA's Simone Biles and Serena Williams.

Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 at 02:23 PM PDT

Apple 'Rethinking' The Focus of its Secret Car Project

Apple 'Rethinking' The Focus of its Secret Car Project

Apple may not become an automaker, but it still wants to develop its own self-driving technology.

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 06:04 PM PDT

Silicon Valley Tech Boosting NASA’s Asteroid Mission

Silicon Valley Tech Boosting NASA’s Asteroid Mission

It has everything, except Ben Affleck: A trip to an asteroid, an $800 million budget, five million miles of travel, and Silicon Valley tech along for the ride.

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 03:32 PM PDT

Apple Warns Against Scams Involving iTunes Cards

Apple Warns Against Scams Involving iTunes Cards

Apple is warning consumers about scam artists who pressure their victims into transferring money by purchasing iTunes gift cards after the fraudsters spin a bogus story about unpaid bills or a relative who needs...

Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 at 10:21 PM PDT

Amazon to Deliver to Tailgaters at 49ers Games

Amazon to Deliver to Tailgaters at 49ers Games

If you’re meeting friends at a tailgate party this football season, you don’t want to show up empty-handed, right? Well, there’s an app for that. A big one: Amazon Prime.

Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 at 06:26 PM PDT

Judge Rules Uber Drivers Must Resolve Claims Individually

Judge Rules Uber Drivers Must Resolve Claims Individually

In a victory for Uber, a federal appeals court said Wednesday drivers for the most part have to resolve claims against the company individually and not through a class action lawsuit.

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