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Sunday, Aug 27, 2017 at 11:54 PM PDT

Uber Selects Expedia CEO to be Its New Chief: Sources

Uber Selects Expedia CEO to be Its New Chief: Sources

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber's top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable company.

Friday, Aug 25, 2017 at 08:37 AM PDT

New Wearable Tech to Defend Against Sexual Assault

New Wearable Tech to Defend Against Sexual Assault

One in five women are sexually assaulted or raped while in college. Take a look at these new tools that aim to help combat the problem through technology.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 at 06:31 AM PDT

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Welcome Second Baby Girl

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Welcome Second Baby Girl

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, philanthropist and pediatrician Priscilla Chan, announced the birth of their second daughter "August" on Facebook Monday.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 08:01 PM PDT

New App Lets You Play Powerball Lottery From Your Phone

New App Lets You Play Powerball Lottery From Your Phone

Now you can play the Powerball lottery from your smart phone. The $700 million dollar jackpot up for grabs Wednesday night is the second largest in U.S. history.

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 12:14 AM PDT

Lyft Sends Message of Caution to Drivers About Rallies

Lyft Sends Message of Caution to Drivers About Rallies

Ride-hailing app Lyft last weekend sent a message of caution to its drivers about remaining safe during planned white supremacist and alt-right rallies across the United States.

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 08:11 PM PDT

First Amazon Bookstore Opens in Santana Row

First Amazon Bookstore Opens in Santana Row

Attention all book lovers! Amazon is opening its first Bay Area physical bookstore in San Jose’s Santana Row on Thursday.

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 04:38 AM PDT

Man 'Furious' After Daughter's Disturbing Encounter on Game App

Man 'Furious' After Daughter's Disturbing Encounter on Game App

A suburban Chicago dad has issued a now-viral warning to parents after he made a disturbing discovery on a popular app being used by his 7-year-old daughter. Brad Summer, of Batavia, said he and his wife allowed...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 02:59 PM PDT

Ex-Google Engineer Hires GOP Official as Lawyer

Ex-Google Engineer Hires GOP Official as Lawyer

The engineer who was fired after criticizing Google’s diversity policy, James Damore, has hired civil rights lawyer and GOP official Harmeet Dhillon to represent him in his case against the tech company.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 02:35 PM PDT

Meet 'Pepper' the Robot Priest

Meet 'Pepper' the Robot Priest

Japanese telecommunications company Softbank has built a robot programmed to fulfill religious duties. The robot, named "Pepper," is on display at a funeral and cemetery expo in Tokyo.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 03:44 PM PDT

Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Note 8, Successor to Note 7

Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Note 8, Successor to Note 7

Samsung announced its newest smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, on Aug. 23. The new phone is the successor to the Galaxy Note 7, which was recalled when dozens caught fire because of a battery problem.

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