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Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 03:03 PM PDT

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers. But the Facebook post wasn't circulated by law...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 12:08 PM PDT

British Cybersecurity Expert Pleads Not Guilty to US Charges

British Cybersecurity Expert Pleads Not Guilty to US Charges

A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 11:25 AM PDT

Apple, Aetna Meeting to Bring Apple Watch to Aetna: Sources

Apple, Aetna Meeting to Bring Apple Watch to Aetna: Sources

Apple and Aetna held secret meetings last week to bring Apple's health- and fitness-tracking device, Apple Watch, to Aetna customers, according to three sources who spoke with CNBC. Aetna, which covers an...

Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 at 09:22 PM PDT

Facebook Anonymously Launches an App in China

Facebook Anonymously Launches an App in China

Facebook anonymously launched a new photo-sharing app in China in a new effort to make inroads in the world's most populous country. China's ruling Communist Party controls internet traffic across the country's...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:20 AM PDT

The TV-Streaming Paradox: Why You May Miss the Cable Bundle

The TV-Streaming Paradox: Why You May Miss the Cable Bundle

The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could rival the cost of a $100 cable bundle — but that are way more difficult to use. Disney's plan for two new streaming services (and...

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 09:18 PM PDT

New UCSD Research Suggests Life on Other Planets

New UCSD Research Suggests Life on Other Planets

In the Milky Way Galaxy, about 40 light years away, is a system of seven Earth-sized planets called Trappist-1.

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 05:58 AM PDT

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge

Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set...

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 04:30 PM PDT

New Technology to Combat Brush Fires

New Technology to Combat Brush Fires

Using aircraft from the company General Atomics, equipped with radar and high-tech sensors, firefighters will be able to tell if fires are headed towards homes quickly.

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 03:57 AM PDT

Google Cancels 'Town Hall' on Diversity at Last Minute

Google Cancels 'Town Hall' on Diversity at Last Minute

Google canceled a company town hall on diversity at the last minute Thursday afternoon out of concerns about people's safety, worrying they may be publicly outed for asking a question, according to a Google...

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 11:47 PM PDT

Fired Google Engineer Speaks Out About Anti-Diversity Memo

Fired Google Engineer Speaks Out About Anti-Diversity Memo

The former Google employee who generated outrage among his co-workers for a memo criticizing the company's diversity efforts talked publicly about it Wednesday for the first time.

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