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Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 12:01 PM PST

No One Is Immune From Hacks, Says Former Yahoo CEO

No One Is Immune From Hacks, Says Former Yahoo CEO

Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer told lawmakers Wednesday that the threat from state-sponsored hackers has changed the playing field so dramatically that even the best-defended companies can fall victim. Mayer...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 08:41 AM PST

Humans Must Leave Earth Within 600 Years, Hawking Says

Humans Must Leave Earth Within 600 Years, Hawking Says

Professor Stephen Hawking, the former professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of best-selling "A Brief History of Time," said Sunday during a summit in China that the human species had...

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 03:38 AM PST

Snapchat and Twitter Adopting New Looks to Gain More Users

Snapchat and Twitter Adopting New Looks to Gain More Users

A pair of struggling social-media darlings have decided they need to take on new looks if they want to prosper. Twitter is rolling out a 280-character limit for nearly all its users, abandoning its iconic...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 12:02 PM PST

'Well Designed' Email Scam Targets Netflix Users

'Well Designed' Email Scam Targets Netflix Users

An Australian cyber security firm is warning Netflix subscribers about a scam email aiming to steal users personal information by tricking them into thinking that accounts are in danger of being suspended,...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:02 AM PST
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By Riya Bhattacharjee, Cathy Rainone

Salesforce Raises Millions For Fire and Hurricane Victims

Dreamforce is more than just a tech conference — it's all about "giving back."...View gallery

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Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 02:10 PM PST

A?: Apple Users Can Update Phone to Fix Glitch

A?: Apple Users Can Update Phone to Fix Glitch

Are you getting a strange symbol when you try to type the letter "I" on your iPhone?

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 04:31 AM PST

Apple Revamped Overseas Ops to Find New Tax Havens: Report

Apple Revamped Overseas Ops to Find New Tax Havens: Report

Apple revamped its overseas subsidiaries to take advantage of tax loopholes on the European island of Jersey after a crackdown on Ireland's loose rules began in 2013, according to The New York Times and the...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 01:35 AM PST

Michelle Obama, Ashton Kutcher, Fonsi Headline Dreamforce

Michelle Obama, Ashton Kutcher, Fonsi Headline Dreamforce

Codie the bear, Cloudy the ram, Appy and friends — despite the cute, fuzzy animal emojis adorning the giant blue Salesforce sign smack in the middle of Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco, Dreamforce is,...

Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 04:11 AM PST

Uber Tackles Sex Assault Problem by Pledging $5M to Training

Uber Tackles Sex Assault Problem by Pledging $5M to Training

Uber is pledging $5 million over the next five years to seven organizations that work to prevent sexual assaults, a move aimed at helping the ride-hailing service combat its own problems as well as society as a...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 12:27 PM PDT

iPhone X Launch Met With Long Lines, Excitement in Palo Alto

iPhone X Launch Met With Long Lines, Excitement in Palo Alto

Excitement was palpable early Friday in downtown Palo Alto in the moments leading up to Apple's much-awaited iPhone X launch. Employees clapped and counted down alongside a smiling CEO Tim Cook, who opened the...

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