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Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 01:25 PM PDT

Up From the Ashes: Samsung Unveils Successor to Note 7 Phone

Up From the Ashes: Samsung Unveils Successor to Note 7 Phone

Samsung is trying to move past last year's disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking — and lower battery capacity. The South Korean...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 07:54 AM PDT

Automated Safety Systems Are Preventing Car Crashes: Studies

Automated Safety Systems Are Preventing Car Crashes: Studies

Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to reduce crashes significantly, according to two...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:12 AM PDT

Walmart Dives Into Voice-Activated Shopping With Google

Walmart Dives Into Voice-Activated Shopping With Google

Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone. The world's largest retailer said Wednesday it's working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of...

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 08:21 PM PDT

Rising NBA Star Uses Mental Training App to Grow His Game

Rising NBA Star Uses Mental Training App to Grow His Game

A rising star in the National Basketball Association is in search of the perfect balance of mind, body and soul.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 03:51 AM PDT

Tech Companies Continue Efforts to Banish Extremist Accounts

Tech Companies Continue Efforts to Banish Extremist Accounts

Tech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store. Gab had already been unavailable in...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 12:49 PM PDT

Tech Companies Banishing Extremists After Charlottesville

Tech Companies Banishing Extremists After Charlottesville

It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. In the wake of...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 09:20 AM PDT

New Salesforce Tower Fuels Concerns Over SF's Changing Face

New Salesforce Tower Fuels Concerns Over SF's Changing Face

More than 60 stories above the ground, construction workers climb makeshift stairs and cross narrow steel planks to put the finishing touches on Salesforce Tower, now San Francisco's tallest building.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 06:50 PM PDT

Design Tech High at Oracle's HQ to Open in January

Design Tech High at Oracle's HQ to Open in January

A unique school will soon open on the campus of one of the Bay Area's biggest and most successful tech companies.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 04:14 PM PDT

Neo-Nazi Site's Publisher Says He's Got No Home on Internet

Neo-Nazi Site's Publisher Says He's Got No Home on Internet

A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. "Clear...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 02:54 PM PDT

Facebook Bans White Nationalist's Accounts Over Hate Speech

Facebook Bans White Nationalist's Accounts Over Hate Speech

Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. Facebook spokeswoman Ruchika Budhraja tells The...

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