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Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 09:05 AM PDT

'Snapcrap' Hopes to Help Clean Up San Francisco Streets

'Snapcrap' Hopes to Help Clean Up San Francisco Streets

No, Snapcrap isn't a weird bathroom parody of Snapchat. The new app released on Tuesday to iOS users is trying to help clean up the dirty streets of San Francisco, according to its developer Sean Miller, a San...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 09:21 AM PDT

Teens Say Online Bullying a Serious Problem, Poll Says

Teens Say Online Bullying a Serious Problem, Poll Says

Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem for people their age, but most don't think they'll be the ones targeted for digital abuse. That's according to a new poll from The Associated...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 04:09 AM PDT

Meet the Farmers of the Future: Robots

Meet the Farmers of the Future: Robots

Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future. He's heavyset, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, not to mention a bit slow. But he's strong enough to hoist 800-pound...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 02:07 PM PDT

Facebook Marketplace Introduces AI Technology

Facebook Marketplace Introduces AI Technology

Facebook Marketplace is celebrating its second anniversary Wednesday, and announcing new technology to propel its growth and empower Facebook’s 2.23 billion monthly users to buy and sell goods. Los Angeles-bas...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 06:00 AM PDT

US to Offer Cyberwar Capabilities to NATO Allies

US to Offer Cyberwar Capabilities to NATO Allies

Acting to counter Russia's aggressive use of cyberattacks across Europe and around the world, the U.S. is expected to announce that, if asked, it will use its formidable cyberwarfare capabilities on NATO's...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 03:52 AM PDT

Survivor Accuses Facebook of Enabling Human Trafficking

Survivor Accuses Facebook of Enabling Human Trafficking

A human trafficking survivor from Texas sued Facebook this week, alleging the social media platform provides human traffickers an unrestricted way to "stalk, exploit, recruit, groom ... and extort children into...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 04:03 PM PDT

Nearly a Quarter of San Diego's Workforce Is Millennial

Nearly a Quarter of San Diego's Workforce Is Millennial

A new report shows the local tech industry of San Diego could benefit from a large millennial workforce.

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 11:40 PM PDT

Longtime Facebook Exec Adam Mosseri New Head of Instagram

Longtime Facebook Exec Adam Mosseri New Head of Instagram

Facebook is naming Adam Mosseri, a 10-year veteran at the company, as the head of Instagram. The appointment comes after the photo-sharing app's co-founders resigned last week without giving a clear reason....

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 06:06 AM PDT

3D Mammogram Machines Help Local Doctors Detect Breast Cancer

3D Mammogram Machines Help Local Doctors Detect Breast Cancer

Palomar Health in North County cut the ribbon on a new 3D mammogram machine Monday. It will help doctors detect breast cancer with more accuracy than ever before.

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 05:03 AM PDT

As 5G Wireless Internet Debuts, Can It Replace Broadband?

As 5G Wireless Internet Debuts, Can It Replace Broadband?

Cellular companies such as Verizon are looking to challenge traditional cable companies with residential internet service that promises to be ultra-fast, affordable and wireless. Using an emerging wireless...

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