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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 03:46 PM PDT

#CoffeeWhileBlack: Oakland Coffee Shop Talks Retail Racism

#CoffeeWhileBlack: Oakland Coffee Shop Talks Retail Racism

As coffee giant Starbucks closes over 8,000 stores for an anti-bias training stemming from the arrest of two black men in Philadelphia last month at one of its stores, at least one independent coffee shop is...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 02:29 PM PDT

Hacker Sentenced to 5 Years for Major Yahoo Security Breach

Hacker Sentenced to 5 Years for Major Yahoo Security Breach

A young computer hacker who investigators say unwittingly worked for Russian spies was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for his role in a massive security breach at Yahoo that federal agents say was...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 07:07 AM PDT

This is How European Data Privacy Laws Help US Users

This is How European Data Privacy Laws Help US Users

Strict privacy guidelines designed for European customers is starting to show benefits for users in the United States as well. The General Data Protection Regulation adopted by the European Union was designed to...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 05:25 AM PDT

New Uber Feature Connects You to 911 in an Emergency

New Uber Feature Connects You to 911 in an Emergency

Uber unveiled a new security feature Tuesday that allows you to connect directly with a police dispatcher at the tap of a button. The "call 911" feature in Uber's app also displays your location information, the...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 04:16 AM PDT

FBI Urges Internet Users to Reboot Home Routers

FBI Urges Internet Users to Reboot Home Routers

The FBI on Monday went public with a warning, saying Russian hackers have targeted hundreds of thousands of internet routers and urged people to reboot the routers in their homes.

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 04:29 PM PDT

Electric Scooters Found in San Francisco Bay

Electric Scooters Found in San Francisco Bay

It appears someone is throwing electric scooters popping up all over San Francisco into the Bay.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 04:35 PM PDT

Alan Bean, 4th Person to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 86

Alan Bean, 4th Person to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 86

Former Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean, who was the fourth man to walk on the moon and later turned to painting to chronicle the moon landings on canvas, has died. He was 86. Bean was the lunar module pilot...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 02:52 AM PDT

After Amazon Echo Misfire, Ways to Protect Your Own Privacy

After Amazon Echo Misfire, Ways to Protect Your Own Privacy

Revelations that an Amazon Echo smart speaker inadvertently sent a family's private conversation to an acquaintance highlights some unexpected risks of new voice-enabled technologies. According to Amazon,...

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 09:41 AM PDT

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Sped Up Before Utah Crash

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Sped Up Before Utah Crash

A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people...

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11:58 PM PDT

How to Update Privacy Settings Across Social Media

How to Update Privacy Settings Across Social Media

With a strict, new European privacy regulation taking effect Friday, several social media companies are reaching out to users with updated privacy policies, NBC News reported. Customers will have control of...

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