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Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 04:39 AM PDT

More Big Brands Pull Ads From YouTube

More Big Brands Pull Ads From YouTube

An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos. PepsiCo, Wal-Mart Stores...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 12:10 AM PDT

Robot Allows Boy With Degenerative Disease to Go to School

Robot Allows Boy With Degenerative Disease to Go to School

Despite a degenerative disease that makes going to school a life-threatening situation, a three-year-old Maryland boy attends classes every day thanks to technology allowing him to connect with his classmates...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 09:38 AM PDT

First of Three Spacewalks Underway at ISS

First of Three Spacewalks Underway at ISS

Two astronauts left the International Space Station on Friday to prepare the orbiting laboratory for the arrival of commercial space taxis and to tackle some maintenance.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 08:49 PM PDT

SF Startup Offers New Hires $10K De-Location Package

SF Startup Offers New Hires $10K De-Location Package

Citing the Bay Area’s astronomical rents, tech startup Zapier is paying new hires $10,000 to move away from here.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 05:45 PM PDT

YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Over 'Hateful' Videos

YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Over 'Hateful' Videos

AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:56 PM PDT

iCloud Hacked, 200M iPhone Users' Data in Danger: Report

iCloud Hacked, 200M iPhone Users' Data in Danger: Report

Hackers, calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family, claim to have hacked into Apple’s iCloud, accessing an estimated 200 million accounts. That’s a lot of photos, music files, and other personal data...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:02 AM PDT

Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too

Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too

Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 06:20 PM PDT

At Facial Recognition Hearing, Congress Attacks FBI

At Facial Recognition Hearing, Congress Attacks FBI

Democrats and Republicans alike hammered the FBI on Wednesday for its use of facial recognition software to identify potential suspects, saying the technology fosters racial bias, leads to arrests of innocent...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 02:52 PM PDT

Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery

Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery

Costco is ramping up its home grocery delivery efforts by teaming up with another third-party service, CNBC reported. Shipt, an online grocery delivery service, said Tuesday it was adding Costco to its delivery...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 09:10 AM PDT

Red iPhone 7s Will Soon Hit Apple Stores

Red iPhone 7s Will Soon Hit Apple Stores

The palette of colors that iPhones come in is increasing this week, as Apple releases a red special edition of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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