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Google Backs $300M Trans-Pacific Cable System for Faster Internet

Google Backs $300M Trans-Pacific Cable System for Faster Internet

Google is part of a $300 million project creating a high-speed Trans-Pacific cable system that connects the... Read »

Aug 11, 2014
Is Potato Salad Guy California's Fault

Is Potato Salad Guy California's Fault

Turns out that California was one of the highest contributors to the oddball project, second only to Ohio. Read »

Aug 8, 2014
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Apple's "Spaceship" Headquarters Taking Shape

Apple's new Cupertino headquarters is starting to take shape. The progress can be seen in an image posted on... Read »

Aug 9, 2014
Drones Collecting Hurricane Data from Ocean's Surface

Drones Collecting Hurricane Data from Ocean's Surface

As Hurricane Iselle bears down on Hawaii’s Big Island, a Silicon Valley company is offering some high-tech help... Watch »

Aug 7, 2014
FAA Closes Investigation of Lolla Drone Videos

FAA Closes Investigation of Lolla Drone Videos

The Federal Aviation Administration has closed its review of two YouTube videos taken by an aerial camera... Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
Google, Barnes & Noble Team Up For Same-Day Delivery

Google, Barnes & Noble Team Up For Same-Day Delivery

Google and Barnes & Noble have teamed up to offer same-day delivery on books, toys, games, and magazines... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Palo Alto Startup Starts Drone Deliveries... In Bhutan

Palo Alto Startup Starts Drone Deliveries... In Bhutan

Matternet is testing out a "next-generation delivery system," which is deliveries via Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Google Using Its Clout to Widen Use of Encryption

Google Using Its Clout to Widen Use of Encryption

Google is wielding the power of its dominant Internet search engine to push more websites into protecting the people... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Smartphones Must Include “Kill Switch” Under Bill

Smartphones Must Include “Kill Switch” Under Bill

Legislation requiring manufacturers to install shut-off functions in smartphones as a way to deter thefts is on the... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Billion Passwords Stolen: How You Can Protect Yourself

Billion Passwords Stolen: How You Can Protect Yourself

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion username and password combos and more than 500 million email addresses from... Watch »

Aug 6, 2014
Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion User Names, Passwords

Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion User Names, Passwords

Russian hackers have amassed what may be the largest collection of stolen internet credentials that includes... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Camp Google: Rich and Famous Gather For Elite Conference

Camp Google: Rich and Famous Gather For Elite Conference

An exclusive conference on a Mediterranean island, with key bankers and titans of industry? That's summertime... Read »

Aug 5, 2014
Google Boots 'Bomb Gaza' Apps from Google Play

Google Boots 'Bomb Gaza' Apps from Google Play

Google Play removed two Android games that let users take the role of Israel and bomb Gaza with air... Read »

Aug 5, 2014
Tip From Google Leads to Man's Child Porn Arrest

Tip From Google Leads to Man's Child Porn Arrest

A 41-year old Texas man and registered sex offender was arrested on child pornography charges thanks to... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
LinkedIn Agrees to Pay $6M in Unpaid Wages, Damages

LinkedIn Agrees to Pay $6M in Unpaid Wages, Damages

The Labor Department says the professional networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6 million in unpaid... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
App Allows Access to Paycheck Before Pay Day

App Allows Access to Paycheck Before Pay Day

A new app-based service called Activehours offers access to your pay as you earn it, instead of waiting for... Read »

Aug 2, 2014
Google Sells Barge Docked in Maine

Google Sells Barge Docked in Maine

The Portland Press Herald says an international company is buying the barge and taking it on an ocean Read »

Aug 1, 2014
HP to Pay $32.5M to Settle Postal Service Dispute

HP to Pay $32.5M to Settle Postal Service Dispute

Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service for Read »

Aug 1, 2014

"ManServants," New SF Startup, Promises to Cater to Whoever Pays Them

ManServants offers the opportunity to hire men for things like pouring your champagne, holding your umbrella... Watch »

Aug 2, 2014
Social Media Cop Live Tweets Elderly Car Crash 800 Miles Away

Social Media Cop Live Tweets Elderly Car Crash 800 Miles Away

The information came in a steady stream, with Palo Alto police quickly letting the public know that a... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
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