Uber's massive security breach: Company faces probes, questions galore

UBER'S MASSIVE SECURITY BREACH: COMPANY FACES PROBES, QUESTIONS GALORE

Can Uber be trusted? The San Francisco company reportedly paid hackers $100,000 to delete data and keep quiet about the breach.

On topic: Tech news to know now

ON TOPIC: TECH NEWS TO KNOW NOW

Here's what's on the Wednesday menu. Net neutrality follow-ups: The FCC has released to the public its plan to kill net neutrality...

 
 
 
Warriors must go to court over eavesdropping app suit, judge rules

WARRIORS MUST GO TO COURT OVER EAVESDROPPING APP SUIT, JUDGE RULES

The Golden State Warriors must face a lawsuit over its Android app's alleged eavesdropping on users.

Apple: We can promote freedom of expression in China as we block VPN apps

APPLE: WE CAN PROMOTE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN CHINA AS WE BLOCK VPN APPS

Apple responds to U.S. senators, says it engages with Beijing in hopes its authoritarian government will one day see the benefits of...

 
 
 
Off topic: Liquid courage, ‘Princess Ride,' panoramic photo-contest winners, holiday music at the store

OFF TOPIC: LIQUID COURAGE, ‘PRINCESS RIDE,' PANORAMIC PHOTO-CONTEST WINNERS, HOLIDAY MUSIC AT THE STORE

You think? Research shows hard liquor makes many people feel more confident, plus other ways other types of alcohol make people feel....

What it takes to buy a house in San Jose: more on that $216,000 annual income and the Bay Area affordability crisis

WHAT IT TAKES TO BUY A HOUSE IN SAN JOSE: MORE ON THAT $216,000 ANNUAL INCOME AND THE BAY AREA AFFORDABILITY CRISIS

The Bay Area housing affordability crisis has become dire: A household income of $216,181 is needed to purchase a median-priced home...

 
 
 
FCC confirms plan to kill net neutrality

FCC CONFIRMS PLAN TO KILL NET NEUTRALITY

The FCC is scheduled to vote on the plan Dec. 14, with the Republican-majority agency expected to approve Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal.

Apple supplier used illegal teenage labor to assemble the iPhone X: report

APPLE SUPPLIER USED ILLEGAL TEENAGE LABOR TO ASSEMBLE THE IPHONE X: REPORT

Apple and Foxconn say the students volunteered to work at the factories, but students said they were required to work there so they...

 
 
 
On topic: Tech news to know now

ON TOPIC: TECH NEWS TO KNOW NOW

Here's what's on the Tuesday menu. Google collects Android users' locations even when location services are disabled. New study by...

Off topic: Thanksgiving Day parades, periodic table of endangered elements, not-so-sad songs

OFF TOPIC: THANKSGIVING DAY PARADES, PERIODIC TABLE OF ENDANGERED ELEMENTS, NOT-SO-SAD SONGS

The balloons at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be flying almost as high as how much it cost for them to be there. By the way,...

 
 
 
Thanksgiving feast: Chipmaker Marvell Tech gobbles up Cavium for $6 billion

THANKSGIVING FEAST: CHIPMAKER MARVELL TECH GOBBLES UP CAVIUM FOR $6 BILLION

The move is seen as expanding Marvell's efforts in everything from data centers to self-driving cars.

Apple served with warrant in Texas mass shooting case - is another showdown with authorities in store?

APPLE SERVED WITH WARRANT IN TEXAS MASS SHOOTING CASE - IS ANOTHER SHOWDOWN WITH AUTHORITIES IN STORE?

Will Apple again find itself at odds with authorities in a high-profile case involving unlocking a gunman's iPhone?

 
 
 
$216,181: That's the household income needed to buy a house in San Jose, report says

$216,181: THAT'S THE HOUSEHOLD INCOME NEEDED TO BUY A HOUSE IN SAN JOSE, REPORT SAYS

The housing affordability crisis is escalating nationally, according to a new report. But the runaway markets are the San Jose and...

On topic: Tech news to know now

ON TOPIC: TECH NEWS TO KNOW NOW

Here's what's going on in tech. Volvo to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars. Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking...

 
 
 
Off topic: Cheesecake Factory, little-known movie star, empaths, debating gender bias

OFF TOPIC: CHEESECAKE FACTORY, LITTLE-KNOWN MOVIE STAR, EMPATHS, DEBATING GENDER BIAS

Sometimes the hatred on Twitter is justified: Here's a tweeted takedown of... the Cheesecake Factory. A peek into the life of one of...

MoviePass now offering $6.95-a-month deal if you buy an annual pass

MOVIEPASS NOW OFFERING $6.95-A-MONTH DEAL IF YOU BUY AN ANNUAL PASS

MoviePass says an $89.95 annual flat fee comes out to $6.95 a month - plus a $6.55 processing fee.

 
 
 
On topic: Tech news to know now

ON TOPIC: TECH NEWS TO KNOW NOW

Here's what's on the TGIF menu. San Francisco startup Stitch Fix sees its shares retreat after spiking during their first day of trading....

Peter Thiel is out from startup accelerator Y Combinator

PETER THIEL IS OUT FROM STARTUP ACCELERATOR Y COMBINATOR

Circumstances of Thiel's departure from Y Combinator remain murky, but it appears he left last year.

 
 
 
Apple's HomePod speaker delayed until next year

APPLE'S HOMEPOD SPEAKER DELAYED UNTIL NEXT YEAR

"We need a little more time before it's ready for our customers," Apple said Friday in announcing the delay of the HomePod's release...

Bay Area home sales actually increase in some counties even though supply keeps shrinking

BAY AREA HOME SALES ACTUALLY INCREASE IN SOME COUNTIES EVEN THOUGH SUPPLY KEEPS SHRINKING

In October, all nine Bay Area counties saw double-digit declines in the number of active listings compared with a year earlier, according...

 
 
 



EBay has the best Xbox One S Black Friday deal out there

EBay has the best Xbox One S Black Friday deal out there

EBay on Monday shared with the world its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, which contain plenty of exciting discounts on electronics and gadgets, among other things. eBay's... Read more ...

The best cheap mobile phone deals on Black Friday 2017: our list includes...

The best cheap mobile phone deals on Black Friday 2017: our list includes iPhone, Samsung, SIM only and more

After the monumental prices that were announced when the iPhone X hit the shelves earlier this month, Black Friday bargains are a sweet relief. And there are some absolute... Read more ...

Black Friday deals to make your home smarter this holiday season

Black Friday deals to make your home smarter this holiday season

Here to help you really celebrate the holidays are these Black Friday deals on some of our favorite smart home items. Check out deals from Amazon and Google on Chromecasts... Read more ...

EBay UK Black Friday deals: Savings on Samsung TVs, PS4 and more

EBay UK Black Friday deals: Savings on Samsung TVs, PS4 and more

EBay might not be the first place you think of looking on Black Friday, but like other retailers, there's a lot to buy and not just the second-hand stuff that eBay is known... Read more ...

Black Friday: How to Stop Your E-commerce Site Crashing

Black Friday: How to Stop Your E-commerce Site Crashing

The shopping phenomenon known as Black Friday is almost upon us, with retailers offering massive price reductions to customers in the run up to Christmas. But with online... Read more ...

Best Black Friday Smart Home Deals 2017: Echo Dot for $29

Best Black Friday Smart Home Deals 2017: Echo Dot for $29

Your favorite smart home devices at the best prices possible. Read more ...

Amazing Black Friday Fire tablet deals: All Amazon Fire tablets are...

Amazing Black Friday Fire tablet deals: All Amazon Fire tablets are discounted, Fire 7 is just £30

Amazon has been offering heavy discounts on its own tech products on a day-by-day basis as we head to Black Friday. Now all the Fire tablets are reduced in price: they were... Read more ...

Listen up streamers and YouTubers, this HD webcam just got slashed in price

Listen up streamers and YouTubers, this HD webcam just got slashed in price

Here's a great webcam deal for any budding streamer, aspiring YouTuber or frequent video caller. The Logitech C920 HD Pro features a full HD, 15MP camera, two mics and a clip... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store

Not long after it started selling the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, Microsoft is now offering another high-end Samsung Android phone via its official US Store. We're talking about... Read more ...

The 21 apps you should download first for your new iPhone X

The 21 apps you should download first for your new iPhone X

You've managed to get your hands on an iPhone X and now you want to fill it up with apps that show off the power and potential of Apple's $999 smartphone. To help you get... Read more ...