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Sidecar to Let Customers Choose Gender of Drivers

A Bay Area ride-sharing service plans to step up to help female passengers feel safe. Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Security Flaws Allow Global Cellular Eavesdropping

Security Flaws Allow Global Cellular Eavesdropping

Security flaws in a system used by cellphone carriers around the world could open the door to wide-ranging... Read »

Dec 20, 2014

"Hyperloop" Gets Crowd-Sourced Push

The "Hyperloop," a conceptual mass-transit system unveiled last year by billionaire industrialist Elon... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Twitter Up, Facebook Down For U.S. Teens

Twitter Up, Facebook Down For U.S. Teens

For the third year in a row, fewer American teens are Facebook users. Read »

Dec 19, 2014
LA Taxis May Get Apps as Ride-Shares Get LAX Nod

LA Taxis May Get Apps as Ride-Shares Get LAX Nod

Riders will notice changes as a result of initiatives by the city of LA to "level the playing field" in the... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Suspected Thief Identified on Tinder

Suspected Thief Identified on Tinder

The office of startup Buildzoom, has seen some ugly days. In July, co-founder David Petersen received an unusual... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Security Experts on Sony Hack:

Security Experts on Sony Hack: "WWIII Looks Like This"

As the billboards advertising Sony Pictures "The Interview" were pulled down in Hollywood on Thursday... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
UN General Assembly OKs Digital Privacy Resolution

UN General Assembly OKs Digital Privacy Resolution

The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution demanding better digital privacy protections for people around... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Amazon Launches 1-Hour Shipping in Manhattan

Amazon Launches 1-Hour Shipping in Manhattan

Amazon says it is offering one-hour delivery of thousands of basic products to its Prime customers in Manhattan, The... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Amid Scrutiny, Uber Says It Will Focus More on Safety

Amid Scrutiny, Uber Says It Will Focus More on Safety

Uber promises to focus on rider safety amid increasing concerns that its drivers are not adequately screened for... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Citing Unstable Ruble, Apple Halts Sales in Russia

Citing Unstable Ruble, Apple Halts Sales in Russia

Apple is halting sales of its iPhones, iPads and other products in Russia because of the nation's rapidly weakening... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014

Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014

Google has released its 2014 list of its most common search requests. Many popular searches weren't surprising, like... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Spain: Google News Gone Amid

Spain: Google News Gone Amid "Google Tax" Dispute

Google on Tuesday followed through with a pledge to shut down Google News in Spain in reaction to a Spanish law... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Apple Wins iPod Class Action Lawsuit

Apple Wins iPod Class Action Lawsuit

After just a few hours of deliberation, a California jury has found in favor of Apple in the billion-dollar... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Multilingual Skype Translates As Users Speak

Multilingual Skype Translates As Users Speak

A new, multilingual version of Skype translates what users are saying to one another in real-time. Watch »

Dec 15, 2014
Google: Anti-Muslim Clip Pulled Unlawfully From YouTube

Google: Anti-Muslim Clip Pulled Unlawfully From YouTube

A federal appeals court will reconsider a decision to order YouTube to take down an anti-Muslim film clip that... Read »

Dec 15, 2014

"Uber for Pot:" Medical Marijuana Delivery Services

It’s the intersection of tech and pot. As more and more states legalize marijuana – both recreational and medicinal... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Uber Executive in Dispute with San Francisco Landlord

Uber Executive in Dispute with San Francisco Landlord

An Uber executive who recently suggested launching a million-dollar campaign to investigate journalists critical of... Read »

Dec 14, 2014
In Sony Hack Investigation, Clues Among Code

In Sony Hack Investigation, Clues Among Code

Investigators are piecing together key sequences of computer code as they puzzle out the Sony Pictures hacking... Read »

Dec 13, 2014
Pinterest Engineer Helps Bridge Silicon Valley Gender Gap

Pinterest Engineer Helps Bridge Silicon Valley Gender Gap

Tracy Chou is a 27-year old software developer at Pinterest. Thanks to her, Pinterest is now one of the most... Read »

Dec 12, 2014

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