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Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 10:30 AM PST

High Court Sides With Samsung in Apple Patent Dispute

High Court Sides With Samsung in Apple Patent Dispute

A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with smartphone maker Samsung in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone. The justices said Samsung may not be required to pay all the...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 03:41 PM PST

Tech Companies Move to Target Terrorist Propaganda Online

Tech Companies Move to Target Terrorist Propaganda Online

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a database...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 07:15 PM PST

Facebook Announces $20M For Affordable Housing Partnership

Facebook Announces $20M For Affordable Housing Partnership

Facebook announced Friday a new partnership aimed at solving some of Silicon Valley's most difficult issues, including affordable housing.

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 10:16 AM PST

Deep Learning: Teaching Computers to Predict the Future

Deep Learning: Teaching Computers to Predict the Future

Researchers have configured computers to predict the immediate future by examining a photograph, NBC News reported. A program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has analyzed 2 million videos to see how...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 05:27 AM PST

In Macedonia's Fake News Hub, Teen Shows AP How It's Done

In Macedonia's Fake News Hub, Teen Shows AP How It's Done

On the second floor of a noisy sports center in the Macedonian town of Veles, a teenage purveyor of fake news cracked open his laptop and laid out his case for why lying is more lucrative than the truth. Real...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 05:18 AM PST

How a Trump Administration Could Shape the Internet

How a Trump Administration Could Shape the Internet

Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online — not to mention how much privacy you have while you're at it. Many experts say...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 07:45 PM PST

Tech Companies Show us How We'll Watch Sports in the Future

Tech Companies Show us How We'll Watch Sports in the Future

I just watched football on a virtual reality headset. No offense to our network’s “Thursday Night Football,” but VR is super immersive, and it feels really cool to virtually stand on the field or walk around...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 10:30 AM PST

Taking the Plunge: Michael Phelps Looks to Dip Into Tech

Taking the Plunge: Michael Phelps Looks to Dip Into Tech

Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 08:26 PM PST

How to Protect Google Accounts From Latest Cyber Attack

How to Protect Google Accounts From Latest Cyber Attack

The most recent malware attack campaign for Google account holders is known as Gooligan. Tech analysts say it's the largest breach of Google accounts to date, with more than a million accounts compromised.

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 06:11 PM PST

East Bay Teen's 'Life Saving' App Wins Congressional Prize

East Bay Teen's 'Life Saving' App Wins Congressional Prize

A Danville teen who made an app allowing users to quickly send allergy information to healthcare providers won a congressional award earlier this week.

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