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Cutting Class? New App Could Blow Your Cover

Cutting Class? New App Could Blow Your Cover

Want to see if your college student is skipping class? There’s an app for that! The start-up company Core Principle debuted its app, Class120 this month. The app costs $200 a year, and allows parents, professors and campus administrators to check to see if a student is in... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
College Students Will Have a Harder Time Cutting Class

College Students Will Have a Harder Time Cutting Class

College students will have a much harder time trying to skip class now that parents and professors can track if... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Newsweek Criticized for Silicon Valley Cover

Newsweek Criticized for Silicon Valley Cover

Newsweek's latest cover story has social media in a frenzy over a provocative cover illustration. Billed by Newsweek Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Instagram Down for a 2nd Time This Week

Instagram Down for a 2nd Time This Week

The photo-centric social media site Instagram was down Wednesday night, just two days after it suffered a similar... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Press: Here

Press: Here

Our "Press:Here" blog looks at Silicon Valley culture and business through the prism of three tech giants:... Read »

Jan 16, 2014
Sheriffs Expand Concerns About Waze Traffic App

Sheriffs Expand Concerns About Waze Traffic App

Sheriffs said Wednesday that Google's popular Waze traffic app is making it harder to nab speeders, adding to... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
FCC Crackdown Puts Spotlight on Safety of Hotel Wi-Fi

FCC Crackdown Puts Spotlight on Safety of Hotel Wi-Fi

A crackdown by the Federal Communications Commission on hotels and other businesses trying to force consumers to use... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Record iPhone Sales Drive Big Quarter for Apple

Record iPhone Sales Drive Big Quarter for Apple

Apple had another blowout quarter thanks to its new plus-sized iPhones, which helped the company smash sales records... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
#SocialMeltdown2015: Facebook, Instagram Restored

#SocialMeltdown2015: Facebook, Instagram Restored

Facebook is suffering a widespread outage Tuesday affecting users in the United States, Asia and Australia. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Sheriffs Want Popular Police-Tracking App

Sheriffs Want Popular Police-Tracking App "Waze" Disabled

Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns... Read »

Jan 26, 2015

"Room" – Inside a Tesla – Offered on Airbnb

Your home away from home in could come with a lithium ion battery... and four doors and a steering wheel. Read »

Jan 23, 2015
GoPro, NHL in Deal to Bring Cameras Closer to the Action

GoPro, NHL in Deal to Bring Cameras Closer to the Action

GoPro has signed a deal with the NHL to bring its wearable cameras closer to the action on the ice and let viewers... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
San Jose-Based eBay Plans to Cut 2,400 Jobs

San Jose-Based eBay Plans to Cut 2,400 Jobs

EBay plans to cut 2,400 jobs, or 7 percent of its staff, in the first quarter to simplify its structure and boost... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Google Planning to Sell Wireless Phone Service

Google Planning to Sell Wireless Phone Service

Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Microsoft Shows Off Windows 10 &

Microsoft Shows Off Windows 10 & "HoloLens"

Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows. Read »

Jan 21, 2015
NY Post Says Some of Its Twitter Accounts Hacked

NY Post Says Some of Its Twitter Accounts Hacked

A New York Post spokeswoman said some of the newspaper's Twitter accounts were briefly hacked Friday. Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Federal Agent Says He Secretly Infiltrated Silk Road

Federal Agent Says He Secretly Infiltrated Silk Road

A federal agent told jurors on Wednesday he covertly became an employee of the website Silk Road, chatting with its... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
Apple Promotes MLK Day Volunteerism, But Says No to Paid Holiday

Apple Promotes MLK Day Volunteerism, But Says No to Paid Holiday

Apple is defending its policy on Martin Luther King Day, which will be observed nationally on Monday Jan. Read »

Jan 14, 2015
Feds Partner With Facebook, Bing For Amber Alerts

Feds Partner With Facebook, Bing For Amber Alerts

Facebook and the federal government announced that they are working together to fight child abduction. Watch »

Jan 13, 2015
Apple Granted Patent for Gesture-Tracking Tech

Apple Granted Patent for Gesture-Tracking Tech

The technology company was granted a patent Tuesday for technology that enables devices to read physical gestures... Read »

Jan 13, 2015

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