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Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 12:45 AM PST

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Meets Tech Execs in SF

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Meets Tech Execs in SF

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff Thursday after the San Francisco-based platform announced it will invest $2 billion in its Canadian business over the next...

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 01:08 PM PST

Uber Settles Waymo Driverless Car Lawsuit

Uber Settles Waymo Driverless Car Lawsuit

A high-profile legal between Uber and Google-spin-off Waymo, which accuses the ride-hailing company of stealing its self-driving car technology, came to a close Friday after the two companies reached a...

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 at 02:03 PM PST

Twitter Turns First Profit Ever, But Problems Remain

Twitter Turns First Profit Ever, But Problems Remain

Twitter made money for the first time in its nearly 12-year history, a milestone that satisfied investors in the short term but might not resolve the company's broader problems any time soon. The company is...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 06:56 PM PST

'Fastest' Place on Earth? Intel Testing 5G at Pyeongchang

'Fastest' Place on Earth? Intel Testing 5G at Pyeongchang

The Winter Olympics are just around the corner, but you can already track your favorite athletes on social media. And the athletes can send out pictures and videos faster than anyone on the planet thanks to a...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 01:44 PM PST

What Will Happen to the Tesla SpaceX Shot Into Space?

What Will Happen to the Tesla SpaceX Shot Into Space?

After the Tesla Roadster hitched a ride into orbit on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket Tuesday, experts are predicting smooth sailing for the cherry red convertible, NBC News reported. The car's current trajectory...

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 at 06:52 AM PST

Smart TV Is Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds

Smart TV Is Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds

Millions of smart TVs sitting in family living rooms are vulnerable to hackers taking control — and could be tracking the household's personal viewing habits much more closely than their owners realize,...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 08:20 AM PST

Rail Industry Says Key Safety Technology Not Due Until 2020

Rail Industry Says Key Safety Technology Not Due Until 2020

The railroad industry is playing down expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the United States by the end of the year. Indeed,...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 08:51 AM PST

A Library Without Books? Universities Purging Dusty Volumes

A Library Without Books? Universities Purging Dusty Volumes

A library without books? Not quite, but as students abandon the stacks in favor of online reference material, university libraries are unloading millions of unread volumes in a nationwide purge that has some...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 02:20 AM PST

Russian Hackers Hunt Hi-Tech Secrets, Exploiting US Weakness

Russian Hackers Hunt Hi-Tech Secrets, Exploiting US Weakness

Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has...

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 02:01 AM PST

Former Uber CEO Testifies in High-Tech Heist Case

Former Uber CEO Testifies in High-Tech Heist Case

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took the witness stand Tuesday, offering his initial response to allegations that he cooked up a scheme to steal self-driving car technology from Google. Kalanick's testimony...

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