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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 at 10:13 AM PDT

'Dying California' Drone Footage Highlights Homeless Crisis

'Dying California' Drone Footage Highlights Homeless Crisis

A Los Angeles man is giving the world a bird's-eye view over some of the region's homelessness encampments by deploying a drone in the hopes that it will light a fire under residents and council members and...

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 at 05:48 AM PDT

Apple Contractors Found Listening In on Siri Conversations

Apple Contractors Found Listening In on Siri Conversations

Apple has long touted its commitment to protecting customer data, but according to a new report from The Guardian, humans are listening in on conversations with Apple's voice assistant Siri. According to an...

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 at 04:34 AM PDT

France Won't Scrap Tax on Tech Giants, Despite Trump Threats

France Won't Scrap Tax on Tech Giants, Despite Trump Threats

France is pushing ahead with a landmark tax on tech giants like Google and Facebook despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threats of retaliatory tariffs on French wine. After Trump slammed the "foolishness" of...

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 at 04:16 AM PDT

Capital One Target of Massive Data Breach; Suspect Charged

Capital One Target of Massive Data Breach; Suspect Charged

Capital One Financial announced late Monday it had learned of a data breach that it says involves the personal information of more than 100 million customers as federal authorities arrested a suspected hacker in...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 07:23 PM PDT

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google Over Suspension of Ad Account

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google Over Suspension of Ad Account

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, one of the Democrats seeking the party’s nomination for president in 2020, sued Google on Thursday for suspending her advertising account, NBC News reported. The lawsuit adds to a chorus of...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 02:31 PM PDT

Apple Buys Intel's Smartphone Modem Division for $1 Billion

Apple Buys Intel's Smartphone Modem Division for $1 Billion

Apple is paying Intel $1 billion for the chip maker's smartphone modem division in a deal driven by the upcoming transition to the next generation of wireless technology. The agreement announced Thursday comes...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 06:07 AM PDT

Facebook to Pay Record $5 Billion in FTC Fine

Facebook to Pay Record $5 Billion in FTC Fine

The Federal Trade Commission announced a $5 billion settlement with Facebook on Wednesday to end an investigation into the company’s privacy practices. It’s a record penalty that shows the federal...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 03:59 PM PDT

DoorDash CEO: Company Will Pay Full Tips Following Backlash

DoorDash CEO: Company Will Pay Full Tips Following Backlash

DoorDash CEO Tony Xu said on Twitter on Wednesday that the company will soon change its policy to make sure that its drivers receive the full tip given by customers. The comments come following a backlash...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 03:12 PM PDT

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder unveiled a new personal security feature Wednesday aimed at protecting LGBTQ users when they visit countries where same-sex relationships are outlawed or criminalized, NBC News reported. Upon opening...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 01:42 PM PDT

Calif. Health Dept. Approves 'World's First' Fully Robotic Ice Cream Vendors

Calif. Health Dept. Approves 'World's First' Fully Robotic Ice Cream Vendors

An unattended, robotic vending machine that serves frozen yogurt – toppings and all – in 60 seconds or less been approved by the California Department of Public Health. Generation NEXT Franchise Brands – a...

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