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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 07:29 PM PDT

Glider Pilot Aims for the Edge of Space

Glider Pilot Aims for the Edge of Space

A research company is hoping to break several aviation world records and be the first to have an air glider reach the edge of space without a jet engine or rockets. Known as the 'Perlan Project 2,' the air...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 02:13 PM PDT

Facebook Wants to Nudge You Into 'Meaningful' Online Groups

Facebook Wants to Nudge You Into 'Meaningful' Online Groups

At Facebook, mere "sharing" is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing. CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is no longer satisfied with just connecting the world so that people...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 08:28 PM PDT

You Can Now Watch SF Giants Games in Virtual Reality

You Can Now Watch SF Giants Games in Virtual Reality

Major League Baseball is working with Intel's virtual reality team to broadcast games in the virtual world.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 08:54 PM PDT

Uber Searches for a New CEO in Wake of Kalanick's Departure

Uber Searches for a New CEO in Wake of Kalanick's Departure

Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 08:25 AM PDT

Google Tech Campus Plan Gets OK from San Jose City Council

Google Tech Campus Plan Gets OK from San Jose City Council

The San Jose City Council has agreed to enter into exclusive negotiations with Google for the sale of city property in the heart of the city to be used for the technology company's proposed transit village...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 04:20 AM PDT

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned his post late Tuesday, according to a report from the New York Times.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:26 AM PDT

Uber Adds Option to Tip Drivers

Uber Adds Option to Tip Drivers

Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart. Besides the built-in...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 09:17 AM PDT

Instagram Stories Pass Snapchat in Daily Users

Instagram Stories Pass Snapchat in Daily Users

Snapchat changed the social media world in 2013 with its creation of a "stories" feature, but the platform no longer leads the pack. Instagram Stories has surpassed Snapchat Stories in number of daily active...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 08:32 AM PDT

Apple Seeks to Void Patent Claims, Fees in Qualcomm Dispute

Apple Seeks to Void Patent Claims, Fees in Qualcomm Dispute

Apple is seeking to void some of Qualcomm's patent claims and licensing agreements, intensifying its legal battle with the chip maker over the technology in iPhones and iPads.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 11:52 AM PDT

Amazon Strikes Again; the Dressing Room in Your House

Amazon Strikes Again; the Dressing Room in Your House

Amazon is increasingly claiming territory once held exclusively by department stores and it's doing so again, essentially placing a dressing room in your house. Amazon is testing a new service for Prime members...

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