Google, Facebook and other tech giants to support Trump's $200 million STEM plan

GOOGLE, FACEBOOK AND OTHER TECH GIANTS TO SUPPORT TRUMP'S $200 MILLION STEM PLAN

White House initiative reportedly backed by major Silicon Valley tech firms has a 'goal' of spending $200 million to expand access...

Anthony Weiner, whose downfall began on Twitter, sentenced to prison

ANTHONY WEINER, WHOSE DOWNFALL BEGAN ON TWITTER, SENTENCED TO PRISON

The former New York Congressman's fall - and his effect on U.S. presidential history - began with a tweeted crotch shot.

 
 
 
Major League Baseball launching augmented reality app in 2018

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LAUNCHING AUGMENTED REALITY APP IN 2018

Using Apple's ARKit augmented reality platform, the new app will allow attendees to point their iPhone and iPad to the field and get...

On topic: Tech news to know now

ON TOPIC: TECH NEWS TO KNOW NOW

Here's what's on the Monday menu. The new CEO of Uber apologizes to London and says it will make changes as its license there expires...

 
 
 
Steve Bannon reportedly thought about planting a mole to spy on Facebook

STEVE BANNON REPORTEDLY THOUGHT ABOUT PLANTING A MOLE TO SPY ON FACEBOOK

Breitbart News executive chairman Steve Bannon asked a staffer to look into the possibility of planting a mole inside Facebook to gather...

Facebook-owned Instagram reaches 800 million monthly active users

FACEBOOK-OWNED INSTAGRAM REACHES 800 MILLION MONTHLY ACTIVE USERS

Taking on Snapchat, Facebook-owned Instagram continues to grow its user numbers.

 
 
 
Off topic: Starter jackets, kid governor candidates, U.S. of pizza, history of protests

OFF TOPIC: STARTER JACKETS, KID GOVERNOR CANDIDATES, U.S. OF PIZZA, HISTORY OF PROTESTS

Remember Starter jackets? Here's a short look at the rise and fall of the company that made them. Two teenagers are running for governor...

Google, Facebook and Twitter face proposed law regulating election ads

GOOGLE, FACEBOOK AND TWITTER FACE PROPOSED LAW REGULATING ELECTION ADS

With Facebook making promises to address a lack of transparency regarding political ads, Google and Twitter are now under pressure,...

 
 
 
SolarCity agrees to settle government fraud claim

SOLARCITY AGREES TO SETTLE GOVERNMENT FRAUD CLAIM

SolarCity agreed to settle fraud charges that it over-valued solar projects to win inflated rebates from the federal government.

Uber driver asked 16-year-old rider about her virginity and said he had erection, lawsuit claims

UBER DRIVER ASKED 16-YEAR-OLD RIDER ABOUT HER VIRGINITY AND SAID HE HAD ERECTION, LAWSUIT CLAIMS

A California high school student is suing Uber over the sexual comments she says her driver made during their ride.

 
 
 
On topic: Tech news to know now

ON TOPIC: TECH NEWS TO KNOW NOW

Here's what's on the Friday menu. Microsoft, Facebook build fastest underwater cable across the Atlantic. Google confirms that the...

Trump: Facebook's Russian ads are part of a ‘hoax'

TRUMP: FACEBOOK'S RUSSIAN ADS ARE PART OF A ‘HOAX'

In a tweet, President Donald Trump weighed into allegations that the Russian government meddled in the U.S. election.

 
 
 
Walmart tests delivering, putting groceries away in your fridge

WALMART TESTS DELIVERING, PUTTING GROCERIES AWAY IN YOUR FRIDGE

Walmart is testing such a service in partnership with a couple of Bay Area tech startups: Smart-lock maker August Home and delivery...

Early Stage: Can this app make renting in Silicon Valley easier, more affordable?

EARLY STAGE: CAN THIS APP MAKE RENTING IN SILICON VALLEY EASIER, MORE AFFORDABLE?

The founder of Redwood City-based startup Zently says his app, which makes it easier for roommates to live together, is also bringing...

 
 
 
Off topic: Exploding pants, frequent lottery winners, cow-less leather, alligators vs. sharks

OFF TOPIC: EXPLODING PANTS, FREQUENT LOTTERY WINNERS, COW-LESS LEATHER, ALLIGATORS VS. SHARKS

Let's get down in the weeds and take a look at the case of exploding pants in 1930s New Zealand. Speaking of getting down in the weeds,...

Silicon Valley investor to offer free money to 3,000 random people

SILICON VALLEY INVESTOR TO OFFER FREE MONEY TO 3,000 RANDOM PEOPLE

Sam Altman's startup accelerator Y Combinator this week rolled out plans to extend its universal basic income study to 3,000 people...

 
 
 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise to cut 5,000 jobs: report

HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE TO CUT 5,000 JOBS: REPORT

As business moves computer services to the cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is under pressure from cloud giant Amazon and a rising...

Facebook to share ads linked to Russia with Congress

FACEBOOK TO SHARE ADS LINKED TO RUSSIA WITH CONGRESS

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday vowed to do more to protect election integrity.

 
 
 
Pre-orders of iPhone 8 down 78 percent compared to iPhone 7: report

PRE-ORDERS OF IPHONE 8 DOWN 78 PERCENT COMPARED TO IPHONE 7: REPORT

Slice Intelligence says hard-core fans seem to be waiting for the release of the 10th anniversary iPhone X in November.

On topic: Tech news to know now

ON TOPIC: TECH NEWS TO KNOW NOW

Here's what's on the Thursday menu. Tesla reportedly working with AMD on AI chip for self-driving cars. AMD shares are up sharply....

 
 
 



How to install macOS High Sierra

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Apple drops Microsoft's Bing in favor of Google for Siri web search results...

Apple drops Microsoft's Bing in favor of Google for Siri web search results on iOS

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Chinese government blocks WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meeting

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Twitter says it hasn't deleted Trump's provocative North Korea tweet because...

Twitter says it hasn't deleted Trump's provocative North Korea tweet because of “newsworthiness”

After North Korea's top diplomat described President Donald Trump's recent tweets about the country as a “declaration of war,” Twitter explained why it hasn't deleted the... Read more ...

Golf Story Coming To Nintendo Switch On September 28

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Golf Story, a much-anticipated Golf RPG for the Nintendo Switch, has finally gotten a release date, coming in hot on September 28. The player takes on the role of a golfer who... Read more ...

Fitbit Ionic smartwatch releasing worldwide Oct. 1 for $299.95

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Fitbit's first smartwatch is hitting worldwide markets on October 1. For the past couple of weeks, I've been wearing a new wearable, and while it looks a little bit like... Read more ...