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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 03:44 AM PDT

Elon Musk Outlines Plans to Go to Mars

Elon Musk Outlines Plans to Go to Mars

It was a press conference with a little bit of everything – space travel, science, technology, and the offer of a kiss.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 04:23 AM PDT

Labor Dept. Sues Silicon Valley Tech Firm for Discrimination

Labor Dept. Sues Silicon Valley Tech Firm for Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a high-flying Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants over the last five years.

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 04:00 AM PDT

Snapchat Makes 'Spectacle' With Video-Recording Glasses, Name Change

Snapchat Makes 'Spectacle' With Video-Recording Glasses, Name Change

Social media app Snapchat is changing its corporate name to Snap Inc. and introducing video-recording glasses called 'Spectacles.' The glasses can record video 10 seconds at a time by tapping a button on the...

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 09:38 AM PDT

How to Protect Yourself From Hackers

How to Protect Yourself From Hackers

Thursday's news that Yahoo suffered a hack of 500 million of its user accounts may have many people taking a new look at how to keep their own email accounts and personal information secure. One easy way to...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 06:45 AM PDT

Snapchat Introduces First Hardware Product: Spectacles

Snapchat Introduces First Hardware Product: Spectacles

A newly christened Snapchat debuted its first hardware product on Friday — Spectacles.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 06:52 PM PDT

Yahoo Confirms Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Accounts

Yahoo Confirms Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Accounts

Yahoo said hackers stole personal information from 500 million of its user accounts, a massive security breakdown it attributed to a "state sponsored actor.'' The breach disclosed Thursday, the latest setback...

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 09:04 PM PDT

Oculus Founder Supports Trump, Feels Backlash

Oculus Founder Supports Trump, Feels Backlash

This isn’t the kind of tech support we usually talk about in Silicon Valley.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 07:08 PM PDT

LinkedIn Adding News Feeds and Messaging 'Bots'

LinkedIn Adding News Feeds and Messaging 'Bots'

LinkedIn wants to become more useful to workers by adding personalized news feeds, helpful messaging "bots" and recommendations for online training courses, as the professional networking service strives to...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 06:15 PM PDT

Waze Sets Out to End 'Tunnel Blindness' on Mobile Maps

Waze Sets Out to End 'Tunnel Blindness' on Mobile Maps

The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase "tunnel vision." It's trying to ensure drivers relying on digital maps don't lose their way when their GPS signal disappears in tunnels. Waze...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 08:16 PM PDT

Video Shows Hackers Control a Tesla

Video Shows Hackers Control a Tesla

A China-based company was able to successfully hack into a moving Tesla vehicle using WiFi.

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