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Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 at 09:53 AM PDT

Petition Launched to Give Twitter Ex-Employee Keys to SF

Petition Launched to Give Twitter Ex-Employee Keys to SF

'Sorry, That Page Doesn't Exist': A Twitter employee shut down President Trump's personal Twitter account on their last day of work Thursday, resulting in the @realDonaldTrump account going dark for 11 minutes.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 12:03 AM PDT

Pressure Mounts on Apple to Live Up to Hype for the iPhone X

Pressure Mounts on Apple to Live Up to Hype for the iPhone X

The iPhone X's lush screen, facial-recognition skills and $1,000 price tag are breaking new ground in Apple's marquee product line and had customers camping out overnight to get their hands on one.

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 at 05:53 PM PDT

Russia Hackers Pursued Putin Foes, Not Just US Democrats

Russia Hackers Pursued Putin Foes, Not Just US Democrats

The hackers who disrupted the U.S. presidential election last year had ambitions that stretched across the globe, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors...

Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 05:17 PM PST

New Razer Phone Offers Gaming With Powerful Display: Review

New Razer Phone Offers Gaming With Powerful Display: Review

A new smartphone wants to raise the level of mobile gaming with a bolder display and more power. The Razer Phone, an Android smartphone, boasts a 120Hz display and a large battery to keep users energized for...

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 02:41 PM PDT

Russian-Bought Facebook Ads Released

Russian-Bought Facebook Ads Released

The U.S. House Intelligence Committee released some of the Facebook ads purchased by Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 05:17 PM PDT

Newly Disclosed Facebook Ads Show Russia's Cyber Intrusion

Newly Disclosed Facebook Ads Show Russia's Cyber Intrusion

A trove of Facebook ads made public Wednesday by Congress depicts Russia's extraordinary cyber intrusion into American life in 2016 aimed at upending the nation's democratic debate and fomenting discord over...

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 08:49 AM PDT

Russian Meddling: 5 Things Tech Giants Need to Tell Congress

Russian Meddling: 5 Things Tech Giants Need to Tell Congress

Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged to U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday that Russian-linked accounts began exploiting their services in 2015 to sway last year's presidential election. Lawyers for the companies...

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 03:39 AM PDT

US Won't Require That Cars Communicate Wirelessly: Sources

US Won't Require That Cars Communicate Wirelessly: Sources

The Trump administration has quietly set aside plans to require new cars to be able to wirelessly talk to each other, auto industry officials said, jeopardizing one of the most promising technologies for...

Monday, Oct 30, 2017 at 10:59 PM PDT

Elon Musk Reveals 1st Photo of LA-Area Transport Tunnel

Elon Musk Reveals 1st Photo of LA-Area Transport Tunnel

Billionaire Elon Musk has released the first photograph of a tunnel he's building under a Los Angeles suburb to test a novel transportation concept for a system that would move people underground in their...

Monday, Oct 30, 2017 at 11:50 PM PDT

Wildfires Destroy Part of Hewlett-Packard Archives

Wildfires Destroy Part of Hewlett-Packard Archives

California's deadly wildfires destroyed much of an archive from tech pioneers William Hewlett and David Packard, such as a decades-old memo in which Hewlett proposes designing a calculator that can fit in his...

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