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'Hey Siri, Give Us a Hint': Apple Event Scheduled for Sept. 9

'Hey Siri, Give Us a Hint': Apple Event Scheduled for Sept. 9

"Hey, Siri, give us a hint.” That’s the cheeky opening Apple has given reporters this morning, sending out... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
Pixar Teaching Next Generation How to Make Movies

Pixar Teaching Next Generation How to Make Movies

Pixar is putting some if its secrets online to help others learn. Scott Budman reports. Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Restraint Over Retweeting Urged in Virginia Attack

Restraint Over Retweeting Urged in Virginia Attack

The online reaction spread quickly as expected after a killer posted video of his attack on two former co-workers in... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Google Files Patent for Monitoring, Reporting Potholes

Google Files Patent for Monitoring, Reporting Potholes

Google has filed a patent for a system that could help Google Maps plot routes that minimize potholes. Read more »

Aug 26, 2015
Nevada Man Pleads Guilty to Spamming Facebook Users

Nevada Man Pleads Guilty to Spamming Facebook Users

A Nevada man pleaded guilty Monday to sending more than 27 million spam messages to Facebook users, federal... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015
Twitter Shuts Down Sites That Collect Deleted Tweets

Twitter Shuts Down Sites That Collect Deleted Tweets

Twitter has suspended accounts that collect politicians' deleted tweets and publish them on a network of... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015
Apple CEO Emails Jim Cramer as Shares Plunge

Apple CEO Emails Jim Cramer as Shares Plunge

Apple shares helped lead the stock market on a steep dive Monday morning, but the tech giant recovered in dramatic... Read more »

Aug 24, 2015
Drone Trespassing Bill Approved by Assembly

Drone Trespassing Bill Approved by Assembly

California lawmakers have approved a bill that would make it a trespassing violation to fly drones over private... Read more »

Aug 24, 2015
Google Maps Shows Interest in Food Photos, or 'Foodographs'

Google Maps Shows Interest in Food Photos, or 'Foodographs'

Select Android users who are part of Google Maps' Local Guides program are now encouraged to upload photos of food. Read more »

Aug 24, 2015
Tech Stocks Ride #BlackMonday Roller Coaster

Tech Stocks Ride #BlackMonday Roller Coaster

It’s being called Black Monday. #BlackMonday for the social media set. Either way, Silicon Valley spent Monday... Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Apple to Replace Camera on Some iPhones

Apple to Replace Camera on Some iPhones

Apple announced a program to fix a camera issue on a batch of iPhone 6 Plus devices sold between September 2014 and... Read more »

Aug 24, 2015
Google Express Shutters Bay Area Delivery Hubs

Google Express Shutters Bay Area Delivery Hubs

Bay Area customers of Google's Express delivery service will soon need to find a new alternative. Read more »

Aug 21, 2015
Stephen Hawking's Voice Now Available As Open Source Software

Stephen Hawking's Voice Now Available As Open Source Software

Stephen Hawking is known for his brilliant theories involving black holes, quantum mechanics ... Read more »

Aug 20, 2015
Netflix Faces Backlash Over Baby Benefit Policy

Netflix Faces Backlash Over Baby Benefit Policy

Netflix is getting jeered for excluding the employees in its DVD-by-mail service from a recently introduced benefit... Read more »

Aug 21, 2015
Hyperloop Company Sets Groundbreaking for May 2016

Hyperloop Company Sets Groundbreaking for May 2016

The company working on building a 5-mile stretch of Hyperloop test track in California’s Central Valley has... Read more »

Aug 20, 2015
'RoboKiller' App Nets $25K Prize for NJ Hackers

'RoboKiller' App Nets $25K Prize for NJ Hackers

Tired of receiving phone calls about nonexistent grand prizes and luxury cruises at odd hours? Well, the FTC has... Read more »

Aug 20, 2015
Golden Gate Park Risky Spot for Mobile Security

Golden Gate Park Risky Spot for Mobile Security

A new report cites Golden Gate Park as one of the worst tourist spots for mobile security in the country. Read more »

Aug 20, 2015
DA: Uber Driver Background Checks Failed to Uncover Records

DA: Uber Driver Background Checks Failed to Uncover Records

The San Francisco District Attorney announced Wednesday the expansion of a consumer-protection lawsuit aimed at... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Robot Butler Starts Work at Silicon Valley Hotel

Robot Butler Starts Work at Silicon Valley Hotel

Aloft Silicon Valley now has a robot butler called Botlr on duty. Read more »

Aug 19, 2015
Dropbox Scouts for Diversity Leader

Dropbox Scouts for Diversity Leader

Dropbox is the latest local tech company to seek to hire a Head of Diversity. Read more »

Aug 19, 2015

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