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Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 01:25 PM PST

Facebook Users Report Account Outages, Technical Errors

Facebook Users Report Account Outages, Technical Errors

Some Facebook users are getting logged out of their accounts Friday afternoon due to a technical issue, according to reports being sent on Down Detector. The reports started just after 1 p.m. EST. Users are...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 08:01 AM PST

Rival Company Claims Uber Stole Self-Driving Car Tech

Rival Company Claims Uber Stole Self-Driving Car Tech

A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court battle revolving around allegations of betrayal, high-tech espionage and greed. The brewing showdown...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 04:49 AM PST

TV Snooping: What Your Tube Knows

TV Snooping: What Your Tube Knows

Similar to internet ads that follow you while you are shopping, smart TVs can snoop on what shows you watch, what you search for, or even your daily television patterns.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 10:11 AM PST

New Apple Campus Theater Named for Steve Jobs

New Apple Campus Theater Named for Steve Jobs

The 175-acre campus includes a 2.8 million-square-foot main building in the shape of a giant ring. Apple says the building will run entirely on renewable energy.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 01:26 PM PST

Tech Troubles Dent Car, Truck Reliability: JD Power

Tech Troubles Dent Car, Truck Reliability: JD Power

Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners. Lexus and Porsche tied for the top...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 03:56 AM PST

Russian Supply Ship Launches to International Space Station

Russian Supply Ship Launches to International Space Station

An unmanned Russian cargo ship lifted off successfully Wednesday on a supply mission to the International Space Station. A Soyuz-U booster rocket carrying the Progress MS-05 spacecraft blasted off as scheduled...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 08:38 PM PST

Zuckerberg's Goal: Remake a World Facebook Helped Create

Zuckerberg's Goal: Remake a World Facebook Helped Create

Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything — baby pictures and Pepe memes, social updates and...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 08:36 PM PST

Bay Area Teens Help Navigate SF With New Crime-Mapping App

Bay Area Teens Help Navigate SF With New Crime-Mapping App

A group of Bay Area teenagers won a national hunt for new and innovative applications for their crime-mapping navigation app in San Francisco.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 04:05 PM PST

Bill Gates Thinks It May Be Time to Tax Robots

Bill Gates Thinks It May Be Time to Tax Robots

Bill Gates sees an upside to the robots taking jobs from humans: taxes. Harnessing technology helped make Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, the richest man in the world. Now, told the publication Quartz that...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 07:09 AM PST

Atlanta, Other Cities Eye Test Tracks for Self-Driving Cars

Atlanta, Other Cities Eye Test Tracks for Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology....

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