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Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:02 PM PDT

Hackers Can Access Computers Through Fax Machine and Printer

Hackers Can Access Computers Through Fax Machine and Printer

A Silicon Valley company has discovered hackers can probably access every computer in an office through something very low-tech: a fax machine and printer.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:36 PM PDT

$220K Annual Salary Needed to Buy Home in Bay Area: Report

$220K Annual Salary Needed to Buy Home in Bay Area: Report

One in five. Those are the odds anyone looking to buy a home in the Bay Area face. The latest housing numbers reveal an annual salary of $220,000 is needed in order to purchase a median home in the region.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 05:27 AM PDT

Interactive: See Political Ads Targeted to You on Facebook

Interactive: See Political Ads Targeted to You on Facebook

Political ads on television are easy enough to spot: anyone who lives in a battleground state or watches TV in late October can recognize the attack ads and candidate promos that blanket the airwaves, always...

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 01:39 PM PDT

Bad Week in Social Media Gets Worse; Twitter Hammered

Bad Week in Social Media Gets Worse; Twitter Hammered

The company's stock plunged Friday after it reported a decline in its monthly users and warned that the number could fall further in the coming months. The 20.5 percent plunge comes one day after Facebook...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 07:19 PM PDT

Mountain View Law Prohibits Facebook From Offering Free Food

Mountain View Law Prohibits Facebook From Offering Free Food

There's no such thing as a free lunch. At least there won't be when some 2,000 Facebook employees move into new offices in Mountain View, where a city law restricts tech companies from offering free food to...

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