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Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:51 AM PDT

Windows Update Will Bring 3-D, Game Tools, Doodling

Windows Update Will Bring 3-D, Game Tools, Doodling

A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing....

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 12:34 PM PDT

Samsung's New Phone Aims to Dispel the Note 7 Debacle

Samsung's New Phone Aims to Dispel the Note 7 Debacle

Samsung seems to be playing it safe —at least with its battery — as it unveils its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7. The Galaxy S8 will come in two sizes, both bigger...

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 09:12 AM PDT

What the Death of Broadband Privacy Rules Means

What the Death of Broadband Privacy Rules Means

Now that both houses of Congress have voted to block Obama-era broadband privacy rules , what does that mean for you? In the short term, not so much. The rules, which would have put tough restrictions on...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 06:53 PM PDT

PG&E Tests Methane-Sniffing Drones in Livermore

PG&E Tests Methane-Sniffing Drones in Livermore

PG&E on Wednesday tested methane sensors on drones at a training facility in Livermore. Utilities hope the ultra-light, super-sensitive sensors designed by NASA scientists to detect methane on Mars will have a...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 09:10 AM PDT

Facebook's New Update Brings Some Snapchat-Like Features

Facebook's New Update Brings Some Snapchat-Like Features

Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. Facebook is...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 10:17 AM PDT

Waze Gets Into the Order-Ahead Business With Dunkin' Donuts

Waze Gets Into the Order-Ahead Business With Dunkin' Donuts

Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it's adding a new item to its menu — the ability to place orders at some...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 07:40 AM PDT

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

The family of an American slain in last week's attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy. Kurt W. Cochran from Utah was on...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 04:51 AM PDT

5 Millennial Jobs That Parents Just Don't Understand

5 Millennial Jobs That Parents Just Don't Understand

Millennials tend to have head-scratching job titles that just don't make sense to their parents, NBC News reported. To be an "influencer" or "app developer" is a relatively new trend that might lead some to...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 10:24 PM PDT

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Crash

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Crash

Uber Technologies Inc. suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 04:08 PM PDT

How Can You Keep Your Internet Searches Private?

How Can You Keep Your Internet Searches Private?

The Senate passed a joint resolution on Thursday, barring the Federal Communications Commission from enforcing rules passed last year that would ban internet, cable, and mobile providers from selling your...

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