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Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 03:00 PM PST

Analysis: CES 2017 Kicks Off With Barf Bags, Smart Cars

Analysis: CES 2017 Kicks Off With Barf Bags, Smart Cars

Intel, arguably one of the more sedate companies in Silicon Valley, was apparently so concerned about its Virtual Reality demo Thursday night at the annual CES convention in Las Vegas, company reps handed out...

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 07:16 AM PST

CES Tech Conference Kicks off in Las Vegas

CES Tech Conference Kicks off in Las Vegas

The Consumer Electronics Show gets underway Thursday, Jan. 5 in Las Vegas. Thousands of companies from around the world will unveil products and technologies you might use in the near future. From fitness trackers that fit on your finger to robots that will give you directions at the airport, this year's hot buzz phrase is "The Internet of Things" or IOT.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 05:54 PM PST

Labor Department Sues Google Over Pay Data

Labor Department Sues Google Over Pay Data

The U.S. Labor Department is trying to bar Google from doing business with the federal government unless the internet company turns over confidential information about thousands of its employees. The potential...

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 05:28 AM PST

Cruise Company Carnival Gets Personal With Concierge Tech

Cruise Company Carnival Gets Personal With Concierge Tech

What if your room on a cruise ship were to unlock automatically as you approach, or if the wait staff could bring your favorite cocktail before you even ask?

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017 at 11:07 AM PST

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's No Longer an Atheist

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's No Longer an Atheist

Mark Zuckerberg is an atheist no more. The CEO of the world's largest social media company once had "atheist" in his Facebook profile, but it's been removed, and it appears he believes in a higher power, NBC...

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017 at 05:00 AM PST

SpaceX Finds Source of Rocket Explosion, Plans New Launch

SpaceX Finds Source of Rocket Explosion, Plans New Launch

SpaceX plans to resume flights as early as next week after finding the cause of an explosion that destroyed a rocket and satellite on a Florida launch pad in September. The Hawthorne, California-based company is...

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 01:29 AM PST

US Gives Detailed Look at Russia's Alleged Election Hacking

US Gives Detailed Look at Russia's Alleged Election Hacking

The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. The 13-page joint analysis...

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 07:05 PM PST

SD-Based Qualcomm Fined $865 Million by South Korea

SD-Based Qualcomm Fined  $865 Million by South Korea

South Korea's antitrust regulator slapped a 1.03 trillion won ($865 million) fine on San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc. Wednesday for allegedly violating competition laws.

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 05:16 AM PST

Lithuanian 'Elves' Combat Russian Influence Online

Lithuanian 'Elves' Combat Russian Influence Online

Elves against trolls — it sounds like something out of "The Lord of the Rings." But to Ricardas Savukynas, the battle he's fighting is no fantasy. The 43-year-old business consultant and blogger is part of an...

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 at 04:06 AM PST

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

In the gaming world, Brianna Wu has earned a reputation battling the online harassment campaign known as Gamergate, a fight that led to rape and murder threats from the darker recesses of the male-dominated...

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