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Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 05:41 PM PDT

Tesla's App Goes Down for Hours, Leaving Some Stranded

Tesla's App Goes Down for Hours, Leaving Some Stranded

Tesla's app, which many owners use as a key for the vehicle, was down for hours Monday evening.

Monday, Sep 2, 2019 at 03:59 PM PDT

'The VOID' Brings the Science of Magic to Virtual Reality

'The VOID' Brings the Science of Magic to Virtual Reality

The new entertainment pop-up at Westfield San Francisco Centre puts you into the Star Wars universe, where you can smell the rocket fuel and feel the impact from enemy blasters.

Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 at 03:39 PM PDT

Big Tech or Big Labor? 2020 Democrats Line Up With Unions

Big Tech or Big Labor? 2020 Democrats Line Up With Unions

Thousands of miles from the union halls of Pennsylvania and Michigan, organized labor is flexing its muscles in a pitched battle with Big Tech. And the Democratic Party's 2020 class isn't being shy about...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 01:20 PM PDT

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey's Account Hacked

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey's Account Hacked

The official Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of the social media platform, was hacked on Friday. One of the first tweets sent was the N-word. Another, sent minutes later, praised Hitler. Dorsey...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 08:08 AM PDT

Google’s Report on Massive iPhone Security Flaw Doubles as Dig Against Apple’s Privacy Stance

Google’s Report on Massive iPhone Security Flaw Doubles as Dig Against Apple’s Privacy Stance

Google released a compilation of in-depth research on vulnerabilities in Apple’s operating system Thursday night. The research is interesting and comprehensive, but the impact of the flaws on most iPhone users...

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 at 03:46 PM PDT

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Woman in Capital One Case

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Woman in Capital One Case

A former Amazon software engineer arrested last month on charges she hacked into Capital One bank and more than 30 different companies has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges she not only broke into...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 at 08:46 PM PDT

Apple Apologizes for Use of Contractors to Eavesdrop on Siri

Apple Apologizes for Use of Contractors to Eavesdrop on Siri

Apple is apologizing for allowing outsiders to listen to snippets of people’s recorded conversations with its digital assistant Siri, a practice that undermined its attempts to position itself as a trusted...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 at 03:38 PM PDT

Pinterest to Direct Vaccine-Related Searches to Health Orgs

Pinterest to Direct Vaccine-Related Searches to Health Orgs

Pinterest said Wednesday it will try to combat misinformation about vaccines by showing only information from health organizations when people search. Social media sites have been tryingto combat the spread of...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 at 11:59 PM PDT

Tech Firms Struggle to Police Content While Avoiding Bias

Tech Firms Struggle to Police Content While Avoiding Bias

Take the post down. Put it back up. Stop policing speech. Start silencing extremists. That's just a sampling of the intense, often contradictory demands facing tech companies and their social media platforms as...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 at 11:51 PM PDT

Ex-Google Engineer Charged in Uber Self-Driving Theft Case

Ex-Google Engineer Charged in Uber Self-Driving Theft Case

A former Google engineer was charged Tuesday with stealing closely guarded secrets that he later took to Uber as the ride-hailing service scrambled to catch up in the high-stakes race to build robotic vehicles.

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