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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 10:41 AM PDT

How Tech Workers Are Starting to Revolt

How Tech Workers Are Starting to Revolt

While tech industry executives are testifying before Congress on Wednesday, their biggest worry may be the protests they face from within their own companies, NBC News reports. Tech giants like Amazon and...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 09:37 AM PDT

Uber Rolls Out Safety Features for Drivers, Passengers

Uber Rolls Out Safety Features for Drivers, Passengers

Uber is aiming to boost driver and passenger safety in an effort to rebuild trust in the brand. The ride-hailing company has created a feature on its app to reach out to passengers and drivers if it detects an...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 06:45 AM PDT

Blood-Testing Startup Theranos to Reportedly Close

Blood-Testing Startup Theranos to Reportedly Close

The once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos is shutting down, according to a media report. Theranos was unable to sell itself and is now looking to pay unsecured creditors its remaining cash of about $5...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 06:17 PM PDT

Facebook, Twitter Pledge to Defend Against Foreign Intrusion

Facebook, Twitter Pledge to Defend Against Foreign Intrusion

Facebook and Twitter executives assured Congress on Wednesday that they are aggressively working to root out foreign attempts to sow discord in America, and they pledged to better protect their social networks...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 01:58 PM PDT

Twitter CEO Says Company Isn't Biased, Wants Healthy Debate

Twitter CEO Says Company Isn't Biased, Wants Healthy Debate

Twitter's CEO says the company is not biased against Republicans or Democrats and is working on ways to ensure that debate is healthier on its platform. In prepared testimony released ahead of a House hearing...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 05:33 PM PDT

New National City School Bus Security Prevents Students Being Left Behind

New National City School Bus Security Prevents Students Being Left Behind

It's something that almost every parent has worried about at some point: what if my child is left behind on the school bus?

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 01:43 PM PDT

Amazon Reaches $1 Trillion Valuation, a Month After Apple

Amazon Reaches $1 Trillion Valuation, a Month After Apple

Amazon stock briefly hit a $1 trillion market cap Tuesday before falling off and leaving Apple as the only publicly traded U.S. company above the benchmark. Shares of the e-commerce giant rose 1.9 percent to a...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 08:39 AM PDT

Samsung Set to Unveil a Foldable Smartphone This Year

Samsung Set to Unveil a Foldable Smartphone This Year

Samsung will unveil details of a foldable smartphone later this year, the CEO of its mobile division told CNBC, amid rumors that such a device was in the works. DJ Koh said that "it's time to deliver" on a...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 05:42 AM PDT

Facebook Talks 'Arms Race' to Protect Users Before Midterms

Facebook Talks 'Arms Race' to Protect Users Before Midterms

Facebook plans to build a physical "war room" to coordinate response in real time to foreign interference in November's midterm elections, the company's head of civic engagement told NBC News. Samidh Chakrabar...

Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 at 10:24 AM PDT

Local Schools Use Video Games To Teach Kids Coding

Local Schools Use Video Games To Teach Kids Coding

At Capri Elementary School in Encinitas, it may look like the students are simply playing video games, but they're actually learning from them.

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