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IRS Looking to Tax Silicon Valley Firms' Free Lunches

The IRS is taking a long look at the perks enjoyed by Silicon Valley workers including the free lunches on offer at Google, Facebook, Twitter and their ilk... as taxable benefits. Read »

59 minutes ago
Apple: Some Celebrity Accounts Hacked

Apple: Some Celebrity Accounts Hacked

Apple says that some celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked, leading to the posting of nude photos... Read »

4 hours ago
Uber Barred from Operating in Germany

Uber Barred from Operating in Germany

A court has barred ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the popular app's... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Man Accused of Knowingly Spreading HIV Must Stay Off Grindr

Man Accused of Knowingly Spreading HIV Must Stay Off Grindr

A man accused of knowingly spreading HIV has been ordered by a judge to stay off dating sites, specifically the gay... Watch »

4 hours ago
Home Depot Looking Into Credit Card Hack

Home Depot Looking Into Credit Card Hack

Home Depot may be the latest victim of a giant credit card hack. The retail and home improvement giant... Watch »

5 hours ago
Apple

Apple "Actively Investigating" Celebrity Hack: Reports

Apple said it was “actively investigating” the violation of several of its iCloud accounts, in which... Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Drone Captures Apple's

Drone Captures Apple's "Spaceship" Under Construction

It looks like Stonehenge. A doughnut. A giant sand castle. It's enormous and high-tech. Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Tesla Plans 400 More Charging Stations in China

Tesla Plans 400 More Charging Stations in China

Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Google Building Fleet of Package-Delivering Drones

Google Building Fleet of Package-Delivering Drones

Google is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Tesla Plans to Install Giant Sign Alongside I-880

Tesla Plans to Install Giant Sign Alongside I-880

Electric car maker Tesla wants to put up a giant sign near its Fremont factory that, if approved, would... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
BART Unveils Smartphone App to Call Police

BART Unveils Smartphone App to Call Police

BART has unveiled a smartphone app it hopes passengers will use to quietly report crimes in progress. Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Apple: Yes, We Have An Event Scheduled Sept. 9

Apple: Yes, We Have An Event Scheduled Sept. 9

Apple has made it official: The next gadget event will be September 9th. The Cupertino company sent out... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
No Charges in Ex-Napster Exec Death

No Charges in Ex-Napster Exec Death

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was not negligent when he crossed into a bike lane and fatally struck... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
FBI Investigates Hack on U.S. Banks

FBI Investigates Hack on U.S. Banks

Federal authorities are investigating hacking attacks against JPMorgan and other banks, according to Bloomberg.com... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
HP Recalls Computer Power Cords for Burn Hazard

HP Recalls Computer Power Cords for Burn Hazard

Hewlett-Packard is recalling almost 5.6 million power cords in the U.S. for notebook computers because they... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Watchdog Groups Diss Competition for Tesla Factory as

Watchdog Groups Diss Competition for Tesla Factory as "Race To...

The states falling all over themselves to woo Tesla CEO Elon Musk to build his company's battery factory... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Supersonic

Supersonic "Bullet Sub" Proposed

Chinese scientists claim they are closer to building a submarine that can reach California in less than two... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Drones Lead New Tech to Help Areas Hit by Earthquakes

Drones Lead New Tech to Help Areas Hit by Earthquakes

NBC Bay Area's business and tech reporter Scott Budman shows how technology like drones will help surveillance... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Leno's Smartphone Kill Switch Bill Signed into Law

Leno's Smartphone Kill Switch Bill Signed into Law

A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday should make smartphones a lot less vulnerable to... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Amazon Buying Twitch for $970 Million in Cash

Amazon Buying Twitch for $970 Million in Cash

Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
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