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Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:46 PM PDT

Tech Companies Join Fight Against Net Neutrality Limits

Tech Companies Join Fight Against Net Neutrality Limits

Netflix, Google, and Facebook are on a mission: To fight the federal government. Silicon Valley companies, both big and small, are battling for the future of net neutrality, the idea that Internet content...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 12:47 PM PDT

Amazon, Netflix and More Sound Off for Net Neutrality

Amazon, Netflix and More Sound Off for Net Neutrality

Visit the Netflix and Amazon home pages Wednesday and you'll find more than just TV shows, movies and things to buy. They and other major websites are using space on their home page to draw attention to net...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:19 AM PDT

Face Scans for Americans Flying Abroad Stir Privacy Issues

Face Scans for Americans Flying Abroad Stir Privacy Issues

If the Trump administration gets its way, U.S. citizens boarding international flights will have to submit to a face scan, a plan privacy advocates call an ill-advised step toward a surveillance state. The...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 07:08 AM PDT

Prime Day 2017 Was Amazon's Biggest Shopping Event Ever

Prime Day 2017 Was Amazon's Biggest Shopping Event Ever

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big shopping days on Amazon, but the online retailer's own shopping holiday, Prime Day, has them both beat, the company said Wednesday. The July 11 event that saw 3.5 million...

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 02:37 PM PDT

Microsoft Eyes Buffer Zone in TV Airwaves for Rural Internet

Microsoft Eyes Buffer Zone in TV Airwaves for Rural Internet

Microsoft wants to extend broadband services to rural America by turning to a wireless technology that uses the buffer zones separating individual television channels in the airwaves. Microsoft plans to partner...

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 12:45 PM PDT

Defense Taps SJ Firm to Develop Brain-Powered Computer

Defense Taps SJ Firm to Develop Brain-Powered Computer

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Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 04:07 AM PDT

How and Why Amazon Ships So Many Packages So Quickly

How and Why Amazon Ships So Many Packages So Quickly

Amazon’s Prime Day, a carefully fabricated “retail holiday” meant to take advantage of the company's vast shipping network, takes place in a time of year when the busy holiday shopping season is still a ways...

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 06:55 PM PDT

Amazon Prime Day Now Backed by Cargo Plane Fleet

Amazon Prime Day Now Backed by Cargo Plane Fleet

For this year's Prime Day, Amazon is taking to the skies. A fleet of cargo jets will be used in the company's annual day of online deals for the first time in the U.S., it said in a press release Monday. As...

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 08:35 PM PDT

Elon Musk Tweets First Images of Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk Tweets First Images of Tesla Model 3

Don’t think you can afford a Tesla? Think again. Prices of the Model 3 Sedan have been cut to $35,000. If this isn’t enough of a deal, federal tax credit would cut an addition $7,500 off the price tag.

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 07:37 PM PDT

Trump Administration Delays 'Startup Visas'

Trump Administration Delays 'Startup Visas'

Will Silicon Valley's job growth be put on hold? That's the fear some high-tech leaders have now that the Trump Administration has officially delayed a rule that would allow some foreign entrepreneurs to...

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