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Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 04:23 AM PDT

Labor Department Sues Silicon Valley Tech Firm Alleging Discrimination

Labor Department Sues Silicon Valley Tech Firm Alleging Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a high-flying Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants over the last five years. Palantir...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 04:00 AM PDT

Snapchat Makes 'Spectacle' With Video-Recording Glasses, Name Change

Snapchat Makes 'Spectacle' With Video-Recording Glasses, Name Change

Social media app Snapchat is changing its corporate name to Snap Inc. and introducing video-recording glasses called 'Spectacles.' The glasses can record video 10 seconds at a time by tapping a button on the...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 06:45 AM PDT

Snapchat Introduces Camera-Equipped Spectacles

Snapchat Introduces Camera-Equipped Spectacles

Snap, Inc.'s $130 glasses will able to record 10-second videos from the wearer's vantage point, according to the Wall Street Journal. Spectacles' 115-degree camera lens closely mirrors people's line of sight.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 11:03 PM PDT

San Diego Residents File Complaint Against Yahoo Over Data Breach

San Diego Residents File Complaint Against Yahoo Over Data Breach

Two San Diego residents have filed a class-action complaint against Yahoo following a data breach that compromised 500 million accounts.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 09:38 AM PDT

How to Protect Yourself From Hackers

How to Protect Yourself From Hackers

Thursday's news that Yahoo suffered a hack of 500 million of its user accounts may have many people taking a new look at how to keep their own email accounts and personal information secure. One easy way to...

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 06:52 PM PDT

Yahoo Confirms Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Accounts

Yahoo Confirms Data Breach Affecting 500 Million Accounts

Yahoo said hackers stole personal information from 500 million of its user accounts, a massive security breakdown it attributed to a "state sponsored actor.'' The breach disclosed Thursday, the latest setback...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 06:15 PM PDT

Waze Sets Out to End 'Tunnel Blindness' on Mobile Maps

Waze Sets Out to End 'Tunnel Blindness' on Mobile Maps

The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase "tunnel vision." It's trying to ensure drivers relying on digital maps don't lose their way when their GPS signal disappears in tunnels. Waze...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 02:43 PM PDT

500K Replacement Samsung Phones to Hit Stores Wed.

500K Replacement Samsung Phones to Hit Stores Wed.

Half a million replacement Galaxy Note 7 cell phones are arriving in stores around the United States and will be available for exchange Wednesday, the company has announced. That represents roughly half the...

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 05:48 PM PDT

Feds Roll Out Proposal for Self-Driving Car Regulations

Feds Roll Out Proposal for Self-Driving Car Regulations

The federal government, rather than states, should be in charge of regulating self-driving cars since the vehicles are essentially controlled by software, not people, Obama administration officials said...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 02:09 AM PDT

Waze Traffic App Rolls Out 'Where to Park' Feature

Waze Traffic App Rolls Out 'Where to Park' Feature

The trusty tool that some commuters use to dodge unwanted traffic now has a tool to help drivers catch a parking spot. Waze, Google's real-time traffic app that compiles live updates from drivers on the...

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