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Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 10:56 PM PST

Future of Google's SJ Expansion Faces Next Step Amid Protest

Future of Google's SJ Expansion Faces Next Step Amid Protest

Google may get the green light this week for its proposed 50-acre development in downtown San Jose.

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 11:25 PM PST

Lawmakers Demand Answers on Amazon's Facial Recognition Tech

Lawmakers Demand Answers on Amazon's Facial Recognition Tech

Eight Democratic lawmakers are demanding answers from Amazon regarding privacy concerns with the company's facial recognition software that has been used by some local police departments, NBC News reported....

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 11:58 AM PST

So You Stayed at a Starwood Hotel: Tips on Data Breach

So You Stayed at a Starwood Hotel: Tips on Data Breach

If you stayed at one of Marriott's Starwood hotels in recent years, hackers might have information on your address, credit card and even your passport. The company said Friday the information of as many as...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 07:49 AM PST

New Instagram Feature to Allow Sharing With Fewer People

New Instagram Feature to Allow Sharing With Fewer People

Keep your friends close ... and your close friends closer? Instagram is adding a feature to make it easier to share photos and videos with fewer folks. Called Close Friends, the new feature lets users share...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 10:45 PM PST

Sandberg Asked Facebook to Probe Soros Following Criticism

Sandberg Asked Facebook to Probe Soros Following Criticism

Facebook on Thursday said it not only probed billionaire George Soros' motivations for criticizing the platform, but also any potential investments he might have in the social media juggernaut, NBC News...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 06:53 PM PST

DJ Khaled, Mayweather Settle Over Digital Coin Promotions

DJ Khaled, Mayweather Settle Over Digital Coin Promotions

Federal regulators said Thursday that boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled are paying a total $750,000 to settle charges they failed to disclose payments they received for promoting...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 03:49 AM PST

Next US Moon Landing Will Be by Private Companies, Not NASA

Next US Moon Landing Will Be by Private Companies, Not NASA

America's next moon landing will be made by private companies — not NASA. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Thursday that nine U.S. companies will compete to deliver experiments to the lunar surface....

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 11:56 PM PST

Report: Uber Considers Deal to Buy Electric Scooter Rental Startup Bird or Lime

Report: Uber Considers Deal to Buy Electric Scooter Rental Startup Bird or Lime

Uber has held talks to buy the popular scooter rental companies Bird or its rival, Lime, according to a report published in the Information.

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 03:11 AM PST

Electric Vehicles Send Real-Time Data to Chinese Government

Electric Vehicles Send Real-Time Data to Chinese Government

When Shan Junhua bought his white Tesla Model X, he knew it was a fast, beautiful car. What he didn't know is that Tesla constantly sends information about the precise location of his car to the Chinese...

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 at 11:31 AM PST

Google CEO to Make Long-Awaited Congressional Appearance

Google CEO to Make Long-Awaited Congressional Appearance

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify next week at a congressional hearing on the company's business practices, just three months after aides put up an empty chair to symbolize his refusal to appear.

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