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Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 10:08 AM PDT

Apple to Unveil iOS 12 at WWDC

Apple to Unveil iOS 12 at WWDC

Apple will be showing off the company's latest updates today at the Worldwide Developers Conference. iOS 11 brought big changes to the iPhone, and controversy, when Apple admitted to slowing down older models to...

Sunday, Jun 3, 2018 at 02:39 AM PDT

Scottish Hospital Is Ready to Treat Cryptocurrency Addicts

Scottish Hospital Is Ready to Treat Cryptocurrency Addicts

A Scottish hospital is ready to begin treating people with cryptocurrency addictions, NBC News reported. Castle Craig Hospital, a residential rehab center that treats alcohol, drug, behavioral and gambling...

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 08:30 AM PDT

Facebook Ending 'Trending' Topics, Tests Breaking News Label

Facebook Ending 'Trending' Topics, Tests Breaking News Label

Facebook is shutting down its ill-fated "trending" news section after four years, a company executive told The Associated Press. The company claims the tool is outdated and wasn't popular. But the trending...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 07:04 PM PDT

Facebook Faces Investors, Protesters at Shareholder Meeting

Facebook Faces Investors, Protesters at Shareholder Meeting

Facebook faced investors on Thursday at its annual shareholder meeting after a year of privacy and data scandals.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 01:57 AM PDT

Misspelling Web Addresses Can Lead to Trouble, Experts Say

Misspelling Web Addresses Can Lead to Trouble, Experts Say

A simple typo in a web address can lead internet users to look-alike sites capable of installing malware, stealing sensitive personal and financial information or even locking up computers, NBC News reported....

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:10 AM PDT

Consumer Reports Recommends 'Buy' for Tesla Model 3

Consumer Reports Recommends 'Buy' for Tesla Model 3

A wireless update of antilock braking software improved the stopping distance of Tesla's electric Model 3, prompting Consumer Reports to reverse course and give the car its "Recommended Buy" rating.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 02:34 PM PDT

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Crashes Into California Police Car

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Crashes Into California Police Car

Authorities say a Tesla sedan in Autopilot mode has crashed into a parked police cruiser in Southern California. Police Sgt. Jim Cota says the officer was not in the cruiser during the crash Tuesday in...

Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 at 11:30 AM PDT

Reports: Google Won’t Renew Pentagon Contract to Use AI

Reports: Google Won’t Renew Pentagon Contract to Use AI

Google won’t renew a contract with the Pentagon that provides the company’s artificially intelligent algorithms to interpret video images and improve the targeting of drone strikes.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 03:21 PM PDT

SF Subpoenas Uber, Lyft on Driver Classification

SF Subpoenas Uber, Lyft on Driver Classification

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera issued administrative subpoenas to Uber and Lyft Tuesday, commanding them to show whether they classify their drivers as employees or independent contractors.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 03:46 PM PDT

#CoffeeWhileBlack: Oakland Coffee Shop Talks Retail Racism

#CoffeeWhileBlack: Oakland Coffee Shop Talks Retail Racism

As coffee giant Starbucks closes over 8,000 stores for an anti-bias training stemming from the arrest of two black men in Philadelphia last month at one of its stores, at least one independent coffee shop is...

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