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Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 09:26 AM PDT

Social Media Sites Struggle to Remove Mosque Shooting Videos

Social Media Sites Struggle to Remove Mosque Shooting Videos

The shooter in at least one of the two mosque attacks in New Zealand on Friday used social media to stream his deadly rampage live. Shortly after, tech giants scrambled to remove his accounts, but versions...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 09:27 PM PDT

Tesla Unveils New Model Y SUV

Tesla Unveils New Model Y SUV

Tesla is unveiling its newest vehicle, the Model Y, an SUV that the automaker hopes will win over consumers looking for an all-electric alternative in the most popular segment of the auto market. CEO Elon Musk...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 07:03 PM PDT

Game Developers in SF for GDC 2019

Game Developers in SF for GDC 2019

It's a gaming conference unlike any other — not focused on fans, streamers or eSports superstars, but on the other heroes of the video game world: the artists and engineers who build the games themselves.

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 10:38 PM PDT

Facebook Loses 2 Top Execs as it Revamps Strategy

Facebook Loses 2 Top Execs as it Revamps Strategy

Facebook says two of its top executives are leaving the company. Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and Chris Daniels, who heads messaging app WhatsApp, are departing. It isn't clear what future plans the...

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 09:22 PM PDT

Podcast: John Hennessy, Early Silicon Valley Visionary

Podcast: John Hennessy, Early Silicon Valley Visionary

John Hennessy has had the rare experience of traveling down the two main avenues of Silicon Valley's growth explosion, first as an engineering entrepreneur then as a scholar and leader at Stanford University.

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 01:16 PM PDT

Google Paid Former Exec $35 Million After Harassment Claim

Google Paid Former Exec $35 Million After Harassment Claim

Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal $35 million in an exit package when he was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation, according to court documents released Monday.

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 10:45 PM PDT

Tesla Steps Into Hottest Auto Segment With Model Y Debut Thursday

Tesla Steps Into Hottest Auto Segment With Model Y Debut Thursday

Tesla is about to dive into one of the hottest segments in the automotive market with the long-awaited debut of its Model Y crossover utility vehicle at its design studio in Los Angeles on Thursday night.

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 03:22 PM PDT

Silicon Valley CEO Steps Down After Admissions Scandal

Silicon Valley CEO Steps Down After Admissions Scandal

The head of a Silicon Valley hedge fund who became ensnared in a massive college bribery scandal is stepping down. Manuel Henriquez will be replaced as CEO and chairman of Hercules Capital in Palo Alto,...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 10:39 PM PDT

Calif. to Give 'Future-Proof' Upgrades to 911 Call Centers

Calif. to Give 'Future-Proof' Upgrades to 911 Call Centers

The state of California will overhaul all of its emergency call centers with a new technology in hopes of improving its location accuracy and situational awareness. RapidDeploy is a new, cloud-based system that...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 03:56 PM PDT

Apple Announces Special Event Slated For March 25 at Its HQ

Apple Announces Special Event Slated For March 25 at Its HQ

Apple announced Monday it will hold its next special event later this month, offering the tagline: "It's showtime."

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