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Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 10:36 AM PDT

Judge Orders LinkedIn to Stop Blocking Data-Scraping Firm

Judge Orders LinkedIn to Stop Blocking Data-Scraping Firm

A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered LinkedIn to stop blocking a startup company from scraping LinkedIn personal profiles for data. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen has sided with hiQ Labs, a San...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 03:03 PM PDT

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers. But the Facebook post wasn't circulated by law...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 12:08 PM PDT

British Cybersecurity Expert Pleads Not Guilty to US Charges

British Cybersecurity Expert Pleads Not Guilty to US Charges

A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 11:25 AM PDT

Apple, Aetna Meeting to Bring Apple Watch to Aetna: Sources

Apple, Aetna Meeting to Bring Apple Watch to Aetna: Sources

Apple and Aetna held secret meetings last week to bring Apple's health- and fitness-tracking device, Apple Watch, to Aetna customers, according to three sources who spoke with CNBC. Aetna, which covers an...

Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 at 09:22 PM PDT

Facebook Anonymously Launches an App in China

Facebook Anonymously Launches an App in China

Facebook anonymously launched a new photo-sharing app in China in a new effort to make inroads in the world's most populous country.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:20 AM PDT

The TV-Streaming Paradox: Why You May Miss the Cable Bundle

The TV-Streaming Paradox: Why You May Miss the Cable Bundle

The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could rival the cost of a $100 cable bundle — but that are way more difficult to use. Disney's plan for two new streaming services (and...

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 05:58 AM PDT

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge

Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set...

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 03:57 AM PDT

Google Cancels 'Town Hall' on Diversity at the Last Minute

Google Cancels 'Town Hall' on Diversity at the Last Minute

Google canceled a company town hall on diversity at the last minute Thursday afternoon out of concerns about people's safety, worrying they may be publicly outed for asking a question, according to a Google...

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 12:59 PM PDT

Google Continues Property Buying Spree in Downtown San Jose

Google Continues Property Buying Spree in Downtown San Jose

Google is gobbling up properties, rapidly expanding its footprint in the South Bay.

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 10:41 AM PDT

Lyft Sparks Censorship Fears With Email to Drivers

Lyft Sparks Censorship Fears With Email to Drivers

Lyft has ruffled feathers with an email sent to the ride-sharing giant’s drivers. The company has asked drivers to pump the brakes before speaking with the press, and instead check in with Lyft officials...

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