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Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 04:22 PM PST

Apple Buys Land in North San Jose to Build New Campus

Apple Buys Land in North San Jose to Build New Campus

Apple bought two big pieces of property totaling to 16.3 acres in north San Jose on Friday where they aim to develop a new campus.

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 09:09 AM PST

NASA Turns Selfies by Mars Rover Into Stunning Self-Portrait

NASA Turns Selfies by Mars Rover Into Stunning Self-Portrait

NASA has transformed selfies taken by its Mars rover Curiosity into a stunning self-portrait. Released this week, the photo shows Curiosity in the middle of the dusty, red Martian terrain, with Mount Sharp...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 05:48 PM PST

1.4M Twitter Users May Have Seen Election Propaganda

1.4M Twitter Users May Have Seen Election Propaganda

The number of Twitter users who may have interacted with Russian propaganda accounts during the months leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election has "expanded" to at least 1.4 million, the company...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 04:23 PM PST

Facebook's 'Fixes'- Meaningful Or Just Skin Deep?

Facebook's 'Fixes'- Meaningful Or Just Skin Deep?

To Mark Zuckerberg, fixing Facebook means many things — protecting users from abuse, preventing elections meddling from malicious actors, weeding out fake news and "making sure time spent on Facebook is well...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 11:06 AM PST

Tinder Can’t Charge Older Users More, Calif. Court Rules

Tinder Can’t Charge Older Users More, Calif. Court Rules

A California court ruled this week that Tinder violated state civil rights laws when it charged users over the age of 30 a higher rate for premium services, NBC News reported. Tinder Plus is a premium...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 01:32 PM PST

Apple to Respond to US Probes Into Slowdown of Old iPhones

Apple to Respond to US Probes Into Slowdown of Old iPhones

Apple is cooperating with U.S. government inquiries into its secret slowdown of older iPhones, further complicating its efforts to move past an issue that irked customers whose devices bogged down. The company...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 08:02 AM PST

Australian Military: Tracking App Doesn't Breach Security

Australian Military: Tracking App Doesn't Breach Security

Australia's military said on Tuesday that a fitness tracking application did not breach security despite revelations that an interactive, online map using its data can show troop locations around the world. The...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 02:16 AM PST

Child Experts: Just Say 'No' to Facebook's Kids App

Child Experts: Just Say 'No' to Facebook's Kids App

Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its new messaging app aimed at kids. A group letter sent Tuesday to CEO Mark Zuckerberg argues that younger children — the app is...

Monday, Jan 29, 2018 at 11:38 PM PST

Musk's Boring Company Flamethrower Racks Up Pre-Orders

Musk's Boring Company Flamethrower Racks Up Pre-Orders

Elon Musk's The Boring Company is in the business of creating tunnels in hopes of alleviating traffic, but its latest venture is a bit more fiery.

Monday, Jan 29, 2018 at 02:42 PM PST

Tesla Engineer Who Helped Design Batteries Leaves Company

Tesla Engineer Who Helped Design Batteries Leaves Company

A battery tech leader at Tesla, Ernest Villanueva, left the company last year, CNBC reported. Villanueva holds numerous patents and helped design the battery modules that power all of Tesla's vehicles,...

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