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Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 03:33 AM PST

Justices to Ponder Need for Warrant for Cellphone Tower Data

Justices to Ponder Need for Warrant for Cellphone Tower Data

Like almost everyone else in America, thieves tend to carry their cellphones with them to work. When they use their phones on the job, police find it easier to do their jobs. They can get cellphone tower...

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 08:20 PM PST

Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids

Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids

“Toy Freaks,” a popular YouTube channel followed by millions, was deactivated by the site last week for violating policies against child endangerment, NBC News reports. The channel, run by single father Gregory...

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 08:25 PM PST

Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally

Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally

Amazon CEO and world’s richest person Jeff Bezos is now even richer, according to an estimate Friday by Bloomberg. As CNBC reports, Bezos’ net worth surpassed $100 billion on Friday. Amazon shares hit a record...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 11:05 AM PST

Net Neutrality: What It Is and Why It Matters

Net Neutrality: What It Is and Why It Matters

The FCC is set to dismantle rules requiring internet service providers to ensure consumers have equal access to all online content.

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 01:47 PM PST

Facebook To Let Users Know If They 'Liked' Russian Accounts

Facebook To Let Users Know If They 'Liked' Russian Accounts

Facebook says it will show users if they followed or 'liked' Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram. The company said Wednesday it will launch a portal to let people see which accounts of the...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 05:17 PM PST

Uber Hid Hack That Exposed 57M Users, Drivers

Uber Hid Hack That Exposed 57M Users, Drivers

The cyberattack included 50 million Uber riders globally and 7 million drivers in the U.S.

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 08:01 PM PST

Uber Hid Hack That Exposed Data of 57M Users and Drivers

Uber Hid Hack That Exposed Data of 57M Users and Drivers

Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. So far,...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 10:35 AM PST

Bay Area Holiday Spending is 20% More Than U.S. Average

Bay Area Holiday Spending is 20% More Than U.S. Average

The holidays are here and for the Bay Area that means shelling out more money than elsewhere in the United States.

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 07:22 PM PST

FCC Chairman Sets Out to Scrap Open Internet Access Rules

FCC Chairman Sets Out to Scrap Open Internet Access Rules

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor...

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 02:35 PM PST

Apple's New $108 Million Visitor Center Now Open

Apple's New $108 Million Visitor Center Now Open

Apple fans and some neighbors who dealt with years of construction were given a first-time chance Friday to get close to the tech giant's new headquarters in Cupertino.

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