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Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 11:34 AM PST

Apple Accepting Banged-Up iPhones As Trade-Ins

Apple Accepting Banged-Up iPhones As Trade-Ins

Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade. Until now, Apple offered credit to iPhone owners only if the device had an intact screen and working buttons....

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 05:24 PM PST

App Has Last-Minute Hotel Reservations for Super Bowl

App Has Last-Minute Hotel Reservations for Super Bowl

An app called HotelTonight is offering last minute hotel rooms in San Francisco and in the South Bay for Super Bowl weekend.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:41 AM PST

Drone Hits Empire State Building: NYPD

Drone Hits Empire State Building: NYPD

A small drone crashed into the 40th floor of the Empire State Building Thursday night and then fell to a 35th floor landing, authorities said. Police said a New Jersey man was flying the drone in an attempt to...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 11:42 AM PST

Happy 'Friends Day': Facebook Turns 12

Happy 'Friends Day': Facebook Turns 12

It's been 12 years since Facebook launched its social media website and to celebrate the milestone the technology company has dubbed their anniversary "Friends Day." The company wrote in a blog post that...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 02:43 PM PST

Super Bowl Fans, Levi's Stadium is a 'No Drone Zone'

Super Bowl Fans, Levi's Stadium is a 'No Drone Zone'

With the long-awaited Super Bowl 50 fast approaching, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding Bay Area residents not to try to get a drone's-eye view of the big game.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 06:17 PM PST

Musk Cancels Tesla Order From 'Super Rude Customer'

Musk Cancels Tesla Order From 'Super Rude Customer'

Elon Musk personally canceled the order of someone he called a "super rude customer," a venture capitalist who had published a negative blog post about the ModelX launch.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 01:24 PM PST

Zuckerberg Deposes Bezos of Fifth Richest Title

Zuckerberg Deposes Bezos of Fifth Richest Title

On Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg passed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to become the fifth richest person in the world, less than a week after he claimed the position of sixth wealthiest from Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 02:13 AM PST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 01:52 PM PST

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers in Shake-Up

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers in Shake-Up

Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 07:51 AM PST

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE announced Monday that it will stop making its coiled compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for the U.S. market and switch to LED lamps by the end of 2016. LED light bulbs are brighter, use less energy and...

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