The alarming video of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff's deputies to find and save her — a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 06:59 AM PDT
Silicon Valley Companies Hiring, But Not From Ivy League Schools: Report
Considering shelling out big bucks on an Ivy League education? You may want to reconsider that – at least if you're eyeing a job in Silicon Valley.
The list of top 10 universities big-name California tech...
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:12 AM PDT
Cheating on the Rise as Competitive Gaming Goes Mainstream
Cheating, or hacking, is an issue as competitive video gaming breaks into mainstream entertainment. Prizes ranging from sponsorships to social media fame to cash rewards are prompting some to seek an edge...
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:49 AM PDT
Feds Probe Uber's Use of Fake App to Stymie City Inspectors
The Justice Department is probing allegations that Uber used phony software to thwart city efforts to make sure the ride-hailing company follows local regulations.
The city of Portland, Oregon, says in an April...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 11:03 AM PDT
Americans Hang Up on Landlines as Cellphone Homes Dominate
Deborah Braswell, a university administrator in Alabama, is a member of a dwindling group — people with a landline phone at home.
According to a U.S. government study released Thursday, 50.8 percent of homes...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 04:28 PM PDT
Apple Pledges $1 Billion Boost to US Manufacturing
Apple plans to start a $1 billion fund to create more advanced manufacturing jobs in the United States, company CEO Tim Cook told “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on Wednesday.
As CNBC reports, the fund fits into...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 05:54 PM PDT
Facebook to Hire 3,000 to Monitor Live Crime, Suicide Videos
As Apple's stash of cash grows, so does the possibility that the world's most valuable company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that would expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 01:57 PM PDT
Microsoft Takes Aim at Google With Laptop, Slim Windows
Microsoft is taking aim at Google as it introduced a Surface device for students and slimmed down Windows for the classroom.
The new Surface Laptop is the first Surface device without a detachable keyboard....
Monday, May 1, 2017 at 09:59 AM PDT
Cybercriminals Hacked 1.1 Billion Accounts Last Year: Study
Digital bandits breached 1.1 billion identities in 2016, nearly doubling their haul from the year before, according to a new study on cybercrime.
NBC News reports that the year brought more ransomware...