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New Google App Calls Black People 'Gorillas'
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New Google App Calls Black People 'Gorillas'

Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by misidentifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to learn about human sensitivity. Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Apple Executive Discusses Apple Pay

Apple Executive Discusses Apple Pay

Apple Pay is the latest way to shop. Quick and easy. But is it safe? Scott Budman reports. Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Law Takes Effect

Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Law Takes Effect

Effective Wednesday, newly-purchased smartphones in California will be required to come pre-equipped with... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
WATCH: Dramatic New Trailer for

WATCH: Dramatic New Trailer for "Steve Jobs" Biopic

A new trailer for the forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic reveals dramatic family and business conflicts. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Ask Siri to Divide Zero By Zero

Ask Siri to Divide Zero By Zero

Don't sass us, Siri. It turns out that if you ask Siri to solve this simple math problem, you get a harsh response. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Attack of the Leap Second: Sites Impacted

Attack of the Leap Second: Sites Impacted

Amazon Web Services (AWS), which provides the Internet infrastructure for major sites like Instagram and Pinterest —... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Aquaman Tops Intel's

Aquaman Tops Intel's "Toxic Superhero" List

Intel Security has released a list of top superheroes that have viruses and other malware named after them. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Stephen Hawking Asks the Best Question at Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Q&A

Stephen Hawking Asks the Best Question at Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook...

When Mark Zuckerberg does his Townhall Q&As on Facebook, thousands of people ask him questions.Sometimes famous... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Eaze Offers Recommendations by Smartphone

Eaze Offers Recommendations by Smartphone

An on-demand medical delivery service called Eaze has launched a service that offers marijuana recommendations by... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Craigslist Donates $1M Settlement to EFF

Craigslist Donates $1M Settlement to EFF

Craigslist is donating $1 million received in a legal settlement to the nonprofit Electronic Frontier Foundation. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Apple Releases New Music Streaming Service

Apple Releases New Music Streaming Service

Apple's new music streaming service is finally here: Apple Music. n an attempt to compete with Spotify, Tidal... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Looking for Love on a Dating App? You May Find Music Instead

Looking for Love on a Dating App? You May Find Music Instead

In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Google to Alert Drivers to Railroad Crossings

Google to Alert Drivers to Railroad Crossings

The federal agency that oversees railroads is asking digital mapping companies to alert users as they approach track... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Solar Impulse Plane Passes 'Point of No Return'

Solar Impulse Plane Passes 'Point of No Return'

Even under the cover of darkness, a solar-powered plane lifted off from Japan early Monday for the trans-Pacific leg... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Facebook Lets Users Show Their Pride with Rainbow Filter

Facebook Lets Users Show Their Pride with Rainbow Filter

Facebook is now offering a rainbow filter that anyone can overlay on his or her profile picture in the wake of... Read »

Jun 26, 2015
What Your Smartphone Says About What You Like to Eat

What Your Smartphone Says About What You Like to Eat

It turns out your choice in a smart phone says a lot more than you might think about what kind of foods you like to... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
The Future Has Arrived: Hoverbike in the Works

The Future Has Arrived: Hoverbike in the Works

A UK aeronautics company that once used Kickstarter to raise funds has a real hoverbike in the works. Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Grateful Dead Farewell Concerts to Stream on YouTube

Grateful Dead Farewell Concerts to Stream on YouTube

Grateful Dead's final shows in Santa Clara will be streamed on YouTube for a fee. Read »

Jun 26, 2015

"Sweepstakes" Games Illegal, California Court Rules

Computerized "sweepstakes'' games offered at special Internet cafes are the equivalent of slot machines and... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Facebook Worth More Than Walmart in Stock Market

Facebook Worth More Than Walmart in Stock Market

Facebook is now bigger than Walmart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market. Read »

Jun 23, 2015

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