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LA Taxis May Get Apps as Ride-Shares Get LAX Nod
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LA Taxis May Get Apps as Ride-Shares Get LAX Nod

Riders will notice changes as a result of initiatives by the city of LA to "level the playing field" in the competition between traditional taxi cabs and upstart ride share companies. It's proposed that all taxis be available for smartphone app "e-hail," like the ride shares. Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Security Experts on Sony Hack:

Security Experts on Sony Hack: "WWIII Looks Like This"

The term “cyber warfare” has been thrown around for years, with security experts wondering what the effects of a... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
UN General Assembly OKs Digital Privacy Resolution

UN General Assembly OKs Digital Privacy Resolution

The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution demanding better digital privacy protections for people around... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Amazon Launches 1-Hour Shipping in Manhattan

Amazon Launches 1-Hour Shipping in Manhattan

Amazon says it is offering one-hour delivery of thousands of basic products to its Prime customers in Manhattan, The... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
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
New App to Detail Wait Times at Border

New App to Detail Wait Times at Border

The new app will give users wait time information at various points of entry. Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014

Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014

Google has released its 2014 list of its most common search requests. Many popular searches weren't surprising, like... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Apple Wins iPod Class Action Lawsuit

Apple Wins iPod Class Action Lawsuit

After just a few hours of deliberation, a California jury has found in favor of Apple in the billion-dollar... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
In Sony Hack Investigation, Clues Among Code

In Sony Hack Investigation, Clues Among Code

Investigators are piecing together key sequences of computer code as they puzzle out the Sony Pictures hacking... Read »

Dec 13, 2014
Anonymous Claims Responsibility For Oakland Website Outages

Anonymous Claims Responsibility For Oakland Website Outages

The city of Oakland, California, and the Oakland Police Department websites have been out intermittently since... Read »

Dec 11, 2014
Mobile App Helps Diagnose Ear Infections

Mobile App Helps Diagnose Ear Infections

Need help checking for an infection? There's a tool and app for that. San Francisco based Cellscope created the... Watch »

Dec 10, 2014
Portland, Ore., Sues to Stop Uber Service

Portland, Ore., Sues to Stop Uber Service

Portland sued the ride-hailing service Uber to stop it from operating within the Oregon city until it follows local... Read »

Dec 9, 2014
Ralph Baer, Video Game Pioneer, Dies at 92

Ralph Baer, Video Game Pioneer, Dies at 92

Ralph Baer also was leader of the team that developed the Magnavox Odyssey, the first home video game console. Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Sony's PlayStation Hit by Hack Attack

Sony's PlayStation Hit by Hack Attack

Sony's online PlayStation store was inaccessible to users for part of Monday in the latest possible cyberattack... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Sony Hack Exposed 47,000 Social Security Numbers: Report

Sony Hack Exposed 47,000 Social Security Numbers: Report

A hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment exposed more than 47,000 Social Security numbers, including those of Hollywood... Read »

Dec 6, 2014
Steve Jobs' Video Testimony Transfixes Courtroom

Steve Jobs' Video Testimony Transfixes Courtroom

More than three years after his death, legendary Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs held a federal courtroom transfixed on... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Thousands Confess to

Thousands Confess to "Criming While White"

University of San Diego students marched Thursday in protest of recent grand jury decisions in Ferguson, Missouri... Watch »

Dec 5, 2014
Police: iPhone Thief Takes Selfies, Uploads Them to Victim’s Cloud

Police: iPhone Thief Takes Selfies, Uploads Them to Victim’s Cloud

Stockton police are looking for thief they say has been documenting his crime by taking selfies on a stolen iPhone. Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Google Goes Big In LA, Gobbles Up 12 Acres In Playa Vista

Google Goes Big In LA, Gobbles Up 12 Acres In Playa Vista

Google buys 12 acres in Playa Vista for $120 million -- and is also going to lease the hangar of legendary reclusive... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Steve Jobs Testimony Will Be Heard at Apple iPod Antitrust Trial

Steve Jobs Testimony Will Be Heard at Apple iPod Antitrust Trial

After nearly a decade in legal wrangling, a billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple's iPod music players... Read »

Dec 2, 2014

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