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Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 01:39 PM PDT

Bad Week in Social Media Gets Worse; Twitter Hammered

Bad Week in Social Media Gets Worse; Twitter Hammered

The company's stock plunged Friday after it reported a decline in its monthly users and warned that the number could fall further in the coming months. The 20.5 percent plunge comes one day after Facebook...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 06:02 PM PDT

Google Cloud Next Brings Artificial Intelligence to SF

Google Cloud Next Brings Artificial Intelligence to SF

Google Cloud Next is all about the enterprise and its massive stores of data. Artificial intelligence is the next step: how to search through all that data and gain meaningful insights from it.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 08:58 PM PDT

Facebook Market Value Plunges a Record $119 Billion

Facebook Market Value Plunges a Record $119 Billion

Facebook faced a day of reckoning as its shares plunged Thursday in the company's worst trading day since going public in 2012. It was among the biggest one-day losses of market value in U.S. stock market...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 10:46 AM PDT

Samsung Says It Has Made a Bendable and Unbreakable Screen

Samsung Says It Has Made a Bendable and Unbreakable Screen

Unlike traditional smartphone displays, which are typically covered in glass that can be prone to cracking or shattering, Samsung coats its new panels with a "fortified plastic window." The solution didn't break...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 10:56 AM PDT

Einstein's Theory of Relativity Passes Yet Another Test

Einstein's Theory of Relativity Passes Yet Another Test

More than a century after Albert Einstein proposed it, his theory of general relativity has passed another test. With giant telescopes pointed at the center of our galaxy, a team of European researchers...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 07:48 AM PDT

Trump Claims Twitter 'Shadow Banning' Some Republicans

Trump Claims Twitter 'Shadow Banning' Some Republicans

President Donald Trump on Thursday ripped his favorite social media platform, criticizing Twitter for “shadow banning” Republicans, a vague accusation the commander-in-chief said was "discriminatory" and...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 07:55 AM PDT

Grim Reaper Hovering Over Golden Gate Bridge Goes Viral

Grim Reaper Hovering Over Golden Gate Bridge Goes Viral

It’s a grim scene at the Golden Gate Bridge, but don’t fear. The reaper’s not real. An animation posted to Instagram paints the picture of what appears to be a towering Grim Reaper cloaked in red gripping...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 02:52 AM PDT

Puerto Ricans Turning to Solar Energy Amid Power Turmoil

Puerto Ricans Turning to Solar Energy Amid Power Turmoil

Ten months after Hurricane Maria, Adjuntas still loses power any time a heavy rain or wind pounds the rickety power lines feeding this town high in the central mountains of Puerto Rico. That leaves its...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 06:46 PM PDT

Ride-Share Services Makes Bay Area Traffic Worse: Study

Ride-Share Services Makes Bay Area Traffic Worse: Study

A new study casts a disturbing light on ride-sharing services, saying that it may be making Bay Area traffic worse. Business and tech reporter Scott Budman reports.

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 08:33 PM PDT

YouTube Issues Warning to Infowars Founder Alex Jones

YouTube Issues Warning to Infowars Founder Alex Jones

YouTube on Wednesday removed four videos from the channel of Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist who founded the far-right media outlet Infowars, and issued a warning that more violations could result in a...

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