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Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 04:48 AM PDT

Online Hate Speech May Get Social Networks Fined in Germany

Online Hate Speech May Get Social Networks Fined in Germany

German lawmakers are poised to pass a bill designed to enforce the country's existing limits on free speech — including the long-standing ban on Holocaust denial — in social networks. Critics including tech...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 07:26 PM PDT

Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access

Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access

A Washington, D.C.-based civil rights group has filed a lawsuit against Uber under the American with Disabilities Act —which prohibits discrimination against those with disabilities— alleging that the ride-hail...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 09:03 AM PDT

New MTS Passes Cut Wait Times For Public Transportation

New MTS Passes Cut Wait Times For Public Transportation

San Diego's Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) has rolled out a faster and easier way to pay your ticket fare.

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 11:11 AM PDT

Trump Takes Swipe at Amazon Over 'Internet Taxes'

Trump Takes Swipe at Amazon Over 'Internet Taxes'

In a new Twitter tirade, President Donald Trump went after The Washington Post and its owner, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, after the newspaper published a story about several of Trump's clubs displaying a fake Time...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 11:51 PM PDT

Victims Still Paying Hackers After Ransomware Email Blocked

Victims Still Paying Hackers After Ransomware Email Blocked

The email address behind a ransomware attack spreading across the world has been blocked, leaving victims no way to receive unlocking codes for their files even if they pay the hackers, NBC News reported. The...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 11:02 PM PDT

Robot Used For Room Service At Local Hotel

Robot Used For Room Service At Local Hotel

At the Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites in San Marcos, a new automated robot, affectionately named Hubbert by the staff, is causing excitement and a bit of controversy.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 01:00 PM PDT

Facebook Hits 2 Billion Users, Zuckerberg Says

Facebook Hits 2 Billion Users, Zuckerberg Says

What's cooler than one billion? Two billion. That's how many users Facebook has, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday in a post on the site. "We're making progress connecting the world, and now...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 09:50 AM PDT

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren Departs

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren Departs

The co-founder and CEO of Pandora, under intensifying competitive pressure from Spotify and Apple Music, has relinquished his position and will step down from the company board as well. Westergren, who...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 03:39 PM PDT

EU Slaps Record $2.7B Fine on Google

EU Slaps Record $2.7B Fine on Google

The European Union's competition watchdog has slapped a record $2.72 billion fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service. European regulators said Tuesday...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 01:51 PM PDT

Nintendo Announces Classic Edition of Old Video Game

Nintendo Announces Classic Edition of Old Video Game

Add Nintendo to the list of companies capitalizing on ’90s nostalgia. Nintendo announced a new standalone mini-console focused on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System on Monday, according to CNBC. The...

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