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Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 05:45 PM PST

Uber to Keep Self-Driving Cars in San Francisco

Uber to Keep Self-Driving Cars in San Francisco

The leader of Uber's self-driving car program says the ride-hailing service he launched this week in San Francisco will continue despite regulators' objections.

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 10:41 PM PST

Facebook Is Now Letting You Flag Fake News

Facebook Is Now Letting You Flag Fake News

Facebook is letting its users flag news stories as fake or a hoax and working with fact checkers to vet them, the social media giant announced Thursday, in its first efforts to address fake news since the United...

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 03:43 AM PST

Yahoo's Big Breach Helps Usher in Age of Hacker Anxiety

Yahoo's Big Breach Helps Usher in Age of Hacker Anxiety

Yahoo has become the worst-case example of an unnerving but increasingly common phenomenon — massive hacks that steal secrets and other potentially revealing information from our personal digital accounts, or...

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 05:53 PM PST

Uber Self-Driving Car Caught on Camera Running Red Light

Uber Self-Driving Car Caught on Camera Running Red Light

It’s day one of Uber’s self-driving car test in San Francisco, and already trouble is brewing amidst reports of vehicles running red lights and California regulators threatening legal action.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 08:38 PM PST

Yahoo: Hackers Stole Data From Over 1B Accounts

Yahoo: Hackers Stole Data From Over 1B Accounts

Hackers stole data from more than one billion Yahoo user accounts, the company reported Wednesday. The security breach was discovered after law enforcement officials provided the company with data files that a...

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 09:24 PM PST

1 Small Delivery for a Man, 1 Giant Leap for Amazon, Drones

1 Small Delivery for a Man, 1 Giant Leap for Amazon, Drones

Drone delivery has begun. On Dec. 7, a bag of popcorn, along with an Amazon Fire TV stick, left a Cambridge warehouse in the U.K. and 13 minutes later, both were accepted by an Amazon customer, one of two...

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 05:53 PM PST

California to Uber: Stop Self-Driving Car Rides

California to Uber: Stop Self-Driving Car Rides<br />

Uber on Wednesday brought a small number of self-driving cars to its ride-hailing service in San Francisco, but California regulators pushed back, ordering the company to halt the service until it gets a...

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 04:18 AM PST

SpaceX Delays Its First Manned Flight to ISS

SpaceX Delays Its First Manned Flight to ISS

Billionaire Elon Musk has hit another setback this year. His company SpaceX has postponed its first manned flight to the International Space Station until 2018, NASA announced on Monday. SpaceX hopes to return...

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 04:16 PM PST

Tech Employees Say No to Trump's Potential Muslim Registry

Tech Employees Say No to Trump's Potential Muslim Registry

President-elect Donald Trump has hinted about the thought of a Muslim registry in the past, but Silicon Valley tech employees vowed to never create such a database that would target people based on their...

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 07:12 PM PST

Jack Dorsey Hosts #AskSnowden Q&A at Twitter HQ

Jack Dorsey Hosts #AskSnowden Q&A at Twitter HQ

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey hosted a Q&A with former U.S. National Security Agency contractor and whistle blower, Edward Snowden, at the Twitter headquarters in San Francisco Tuesday to chat about fake news, hacking...

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