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Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 02:13 AM PDT

Police Push Legal Boundaries to Get Into Cellphones

Police Push Legal Boundaries to Get Into Cellphones

When William Montanez was arrested on drug and firearm charges in Tampa, Flordia last June, police threatened him with jail time if he refused to hand over the passcodes to his iPhones. Montanez refused...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 07:42 AM PDT

China May Restrict Tech Access in Spiraling US Trade Dispute

China May Restrict Tech Access in Spiraling US Trade Dispute

China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People's Daily...

Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 at 04:16 AM PDT

Calls for Google to Be Removed From SF Pride Parade

Calls for Google to Be Removed From SF Pride Parade

Banning one of Silicon Valley's largest companies because they don't show enough "pride." That's what some former and current Google employees are saying about the Mountain View company. Now they want...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 04:55 PM PDT

Want to Visit the Space Station? Now You Can — But It Won't Be Cheap

Want to Visit the Space Station? Now You Can — But It Won't Be Cheap

You've heard about the International Space Station for years. Want to visit? NASA announced Friday that the orbiting outpost is now open for business to private citizens, with the first visit expected to be as...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 06:23 AM PDT

Walmart's New Grocery Plan: Delivering Into Shoppers' Homes

Walmart's New Grocery Plan: Delivering Into Shoppers' Homes

Walmart is going to begin delivering groceries inside shoppers’ homes. Right to their kitchen refrigerators. Starting this fall, nearly 1 million people across three cities — Kansas City, Missouri, Pittsburgh...

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 01:42 PM PDT

Google's Challenge to Game Consoles to Kick Off in November

Google's Challenge to Game Consoles to Kick Off in November

Google will start its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November — but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a friend.

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 11:43 AM PDT

Regulators Give Phone Companies New Tools to Fight Robocalls

Regulators Give Phone Companies New Tools to Fight Robocalls

Federal regulators voted Thursday to give phone companies the right to block unwanted calls without getting customers' permission first. The Federal Communications Commission's move could make call-blocking...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 08:20 PM PDT

Silicon Valley's Growth Leveling Off: Survey

Silicon Valley's Growth Leveling Off: Survey

Has Silicon Valley peaked? A new economic survey says the years of growth may be coming to an end not because our economy is flagging, but because we’ve become so successful, especially in the tech...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 10:14 AM PDT

YouTube Bans White Supremacist, Neo-Nazi Videos

YouTube Bans White Supremacist, Neo-Nazi Videos

YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content.

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 04:24 AM PDT

'We Can Go Greener:' Hybrid-Electric Ferry Boat on the Bay

'We Can Go Greener:' Hybrid-Electric Ferry Boat on the Bay

The Enhydra is the Red and White Fleet's first hybrid electric ferry boat, and while it still burns some diesel fuel to keep its massive batteries topped off for a full day of sightseeing cruises, it's ready to...

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