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New Starbucks App Lets You Pay in Advance

The uber-popular Seattle-based coffee chain has created a mobile app that will allow their customers to order and pay for their drink prior to arriving to the store Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Man Asked to Leave Southwest Flight Over Tweet

Man Asked to Leave Southwest Flight Over Tweet

A Minnesota man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he... Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
App Aims to Help Couples Conceive

App Aims to Help Couples Conceive

What does a PayPal co-founder have in common with a sperm donor? Both have helped women get pregnant, though... Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Nigerian Email Scammers Shift to Malware and Hacking

Nigerian Email Scammers Shift to Malware and Hacking

Nigerian scammers known worldwide for sending out grammatically challenged emails promising huge sums of money... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
1,000 StubHub Accounts Hacked in $10M Scam: Officials

1,000 StubHub Accounts Hacked in $10M Scam: Officials

Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Elizabeth Holmes Is Youngest Female Self-Made Billionaire

Elizabeth Holmes Is Youngest Female Self-Made Billionaire

Elizabeth Holmes has been working for 11 years on her startup. Now the Stanford dropout, 30, is a... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Rules for Adding Names to Terror Watch List Revealed

Rules for Adding Names to Terror Watch List Revealed

Investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald has published a U.S. government document that details the rules for adding... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Airbnb Renter Turns

Airbnb Renter Turns "Squatter"

California renter law looks favorably on people who stay in a unit for 30 days or more, even if the people... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014

"530 Fatties," Fat-Shaming Page, Removed from Facebook

Facebook has removed a Yuba City-based Facebook page, "530 Fatties," which shamed and mocked... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Apple Faces Class-Action Suit for Unpaid Wages

Apple Faces Class-Action Suit for Unpaid Wages

Apple was slapped with a class-action lawsuit by retail and corporate employees who claimed they were denied breaks... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Tech Companies Aim to Breathe New Life Into NYC Pay Phones

Tech Companies Aim to Breathe New Life Into NYC Pay Phones

Old, obsolete pay phones in New York City may soon have new life. Google is among dozens of tech companies... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Apple Earnings at Highest Rate in 2 Years

Apple Earnings at Highest Rate in 2 Years

Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Yahoo Buys Mobile Analytics Firm for Undisclosed Sum

Yahoo Buys Mobile Analytics Firm for Undisclosed Sum

Yahoo announced Monday that the company is buying Flurry Inc., a startup that helps other programmers build... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Apple Looking at Former Obama Press Secretary for PR Job

Apple Looking at Former Obama Press Secretary for PR Job

Apple is reportedly vetting former White House press secretary Jay Carney for a a top public relations post. Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Netflix Tops 50M Subscribers as 2Q Earnings Soar

Netflix Tops 50M Subscribers as 2Q Earnings Soar

Netflix's second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from one of its hit series helped the... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Over 1 Million Submit Net Neutrality Comments to FCC

Over 1 Million Submit Net Neutrality Comments to FCC

More than one million comments on net neutrality have been submitted to the Federal Communications Commission... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
N.Y. Becomes 1st State to Propose Bitcoin Regulations

N.Y. Becomes 1st State to Propose Bitcoin Regulations

New York on Thursday became the first state to propose guidelines for regulating bitcoin and other... Read »

Jul 17, 2014
Digital Afterlife: Should Online Accounts Die When You Die?

Digital Afterlife: Should Online Accounts Die When You Die?

Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to... Read »

Jul 17, 2014
Microsoft to Slash Up to 18,000 Jobs

Microsoft to Slash Up to 18,000 Jobs

Microsoft will cut up to 18,000 over the next year, one of the company's largest layoffs in its nearly four... Read »

Jul 17, 2014
Bay Area Startup

Bay Area Startup "Bubblews" Aims to Get Users Paid for "Likes"

NBC Bay Area's Scott Budman provides a first look at a new social network created by a Bay Area startup. Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
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