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Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 08:16 PM PDT

Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts in 4Q

Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts in 4Q

Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figure highlights the company's newly aggressive stance against...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 06:48 PM PDT

Home Court: New App Helps Hoopers Improve Basketball Skills

Home Court: New App Helps Hoopers Improve Basketball Skills

A Bay Area company and some big name NBA investors are hoping artificial intelligence can improve your basketball game.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 12:43 PM PDT

Here Are the Emojis That Get Used Most and Least

Here Are the Emojis That Get Used Most and Least

If you find yourself frequently sending the heart or face with tears of joy emojis, you’re in good company. Those two are among the most commonly sent emojis on Facebook and Twitter. The social media networks...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:53 PM PDT

eBay to Lay Off Nearly 300 Employees in the Bay Area: Report

eBay to Lay Off Nearly 300 Employees in the Bay Area: Report

Online marketplace eBay is planning to lay off nearly 300 jobs, about 200 of them in San Jose, according to a report by the San Jose Mercury News.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 01:09 PM PDT

Why Is Facebook Keen on Robots? It's Just the Future of AI

Why Is Facebook Keen on Robots? It's Just the Future of AI

Facebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, among them a roboticist known for her work at Disney making animated figures move in more human-like...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 06:47 PM PDT

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk

A tweet has a Silicon Valley CEO in very hot water and it's cost his company billions. It all started with Tesla CEO Elon Musk engaging in a Twitter battle with one of the men who rescued the boys soccer team...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:43 AM PDT

Uber Faces Probe Into Alleged Gender Discrimination: Source

 Uber Faces Probe Into Alleged Gender Discrimination: Source

Uber is facing a U.S. government investigation into allegations that the ride-hailing service set up a pay structure that discriminated against its female workers.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:12 AM PDT

Apple, Google Cashed in on Conspiracy App

Apple, Google Cashed in on Conspiracy App

An app that sent alerts about a child sex ring conspiracy theory called QAnon stayed in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store for months, raising revenue for the conspirators and the tech giants, NBC News...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 04:51 AM PDT

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Mulls Legal Action Against Elon Musk

A British diver involved in the Thai cave rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their soccer coach is reportedly considering legal action against Tesla head Elon Musk for having called him a "pedo guy." Spelun...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 09:27 PM PDT

Mission to Mars: NASA Shows New Technology Being Developed

Mission to Mars: NASA Shows New Technology Being Developed

For many, the next great frontier for man is Mars. Between NASA and Space X, we're closer than ever to making that a reality and the Bay Area is playing a big role in making that possible.

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