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Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 05:44 PM PDT

Rio Olympics Provide a 'Target-Rich Environment For Hackers

Rio Olympics Provide a 'Target-Rich Environment For Hackers

It’s not just athletes heading to the Olympic Games.

As Rio gets ready for the world to visit, hackers are getting ready, too.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 05:45 AM PDT

Tesla Investor Group Wants Less Dominance by Musk

Tesla Investor Group Wants Less Dominance by Musk

An investor group has requested that Tesla Motors add two independent directors to its board and separate the roles of chairman and chief executive, citing founder and CEO Elon Musk's dominance of the board...

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 06:51 PM PDT

Twitter Unveils New #Stickers Feature

Twitter Unveils New #Stickers Feature

Twitter has unveiled a new feature called #Stickers aimed at making photo tweets both fun and creative.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 02:28 PM PDT

'What Is the EU?' Among Top UK Google Searches After Brexit

'What Is the EU?' Among Top UK Google Searches After Brexit

The United Kingdom's historic vote to exit the European Union is dominating the conversation online as well as global headlines. Google Trends is reporting spiking searches in the United Kingdom for "getting an...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 01:02 AM PDT

Judge OKs $27M Settlement for Lyft Drivers

Judge OKs $27M Settlement for Lyft Drivers

A federal judge in San Francisco gave preliminary approval Thursday to a lawsuit settlement that would give $27 million to 163,000 present and former Lyft drivers in California.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 07:42 PM PDT

Startups Attempt to Woo NASA in Search of 'Big Break'

Startups Attempt to Woo NASA in Search of 'Big Break'

Ten startups were given five minutes Thursday to pitch their products to some of the biggest names in space exploration.

NASA is searching for the latest and greatest technology for future missions.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 04:15 AM PDT

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

Streaming media brought the Democratic House members' message to the masses, and the Dems have Bay Area technology to thank. Periscope and Facebook Live were put into play when the mics on the House floor — the...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 03:13 AM PDT

Robotic Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch

Robotic Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch

A new robotic pup does a lot of things real dogs are known for — it plays fetch, hides under the dinner table and even cleans up dirty dishes — only without the slobber. Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts-based...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 12:47 PM PDT

It's Not Uber - It's HopSkipDrive for Kids

It's Not Uber - It's HopSkipDrive for Kids

It's not Uber - it's HopSkipDrive, a new ride-sharing service has just launched in San Francisco, and it's designed for kids. Legally, Uber and Lyft are not permitted to carry riders under age 18, but...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 04:16 AM PDT

Swiss Officials Say Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Spain

Swiss Officials Say Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Spain

Swiss officials say an experimental solar-powered airplane has completed a three-day flight across the Atlantic in the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Aero-Club of Switzerland said the Solar...

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