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'Pizzagate' Gunman Pleads Guilty To Charges

’Pizzagate’ Gunman Pleads Guilty To Charges

A North Carolina man pleaded guilty Friday to charges from an armed encounter within a Washington, D.C., pizzeria that was the focus of pernicious and baseless Internet rumors. On Dec. 4, 2016, Edgar Maddison Welch entered the Comet Ping Pong restaurant …

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The judge in the Uber versus Google spat is looking for a good book recommendation

The judge in the Uber versus Google spat is looking for a good book recommendation

Google and Uber each need to choose a good book for the judge presiding over their lawsuit, according to the “request for literature” filed in California federal court on Friday. It’s a book recommendation, though, that comes with higher than normal stakes.

Tradeshift Launches New AI Layer on Platform, Creating Simplified Commerce

Tradeshift Launches New AI Layer on Platform, Creating Simplified Commerce

New intelligence layer, Tradeshift Ada, allows for native and third-party development using artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities for over 1.5 million businesses SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 25, 2017– Tradeshift, the world’s largest …

There's Something Familiar About This Rocket Elon Musk Wants to Send to Space

There’s Something Familiar About This Rocket Elon Musk Wants to Send to Space

The Falcon 9 rocket slated to take off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, has flown before, marking the first time Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will refly one of the 14-story-tall boosters it recovered from past missions.

Eatsa says it’s surprised by a lawsuit that accused it of violating blind customers’ rights

Eatsa says it’s surprised by a lawsuit that accused it of violating blind customers’ rights

Eatsa, a restaurant chain startup known for its nearly human-free ordering and pickup experience, says it’s surprised by a federal class action lawsuit filed against it yesterday accusing the new restaurant chain of being inaccessible to blind and low …

In an ad featuring Jennifer Aniston, Emirates Airlines asks: 'Who needs tablets and laptops anyway?'

In an ad featuring Jennifer Aniston, Emirates Airlines asks: ‘Who needs tablets and laptops anyway?’

Emirates Airlines, one of several foreign carriers affected by a new restriction on electronics on flights to the United States, is responding to the directive with the help of “Friends” actress Jennifer Aniston. A security directive from the United …

Senate Votes to Undo Restrictions on the Sale of Your Private Data

Senate Votes to Undo Restrictions on the Sale of Your Private Data

The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers’ permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information. Senators voted …

Top 10 cities for women in tech: Washington DC, not Silicon Valley, is No. 1

Top 10 cities for women in tech: Washington DC, not Silicon Valley, is No. 1

West Virginia University student Olivia D’Amato tries out Google Glass during the Hack the Gender Gap Hackathon at the WVU Reed College of Media. (Reed College of Media/David Smith) It’s not news that women are underrepresented and paid less than their …

Tesla to take orders for solar roof tiles starting April

Tesla to take orders for solar roof tiles starting April

March 24 (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc will start taking orders for its solar roof tiles in April, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a Tweet on Friday. The solar-powered roof shingles were unveiled in October last year to show the benefits of combining his …

With over 2,000 dogs coming to work at Amazon, #NationalPuppyDay is just another day at the office

With over 2,000 dogs coming to work at Amazon, #NationalPuppyDay is just another day at the office

Dogs are a big deal at Amazon. And on #NationalPuppyDay, which is apparently today, it’s worth noting just how big. The official @AmazonNews Twitter feed did just that with a tweet saying that there are over 2,000 dogs registered at the tech giant’s …

China’s Baidu expands in Silicon Valley

China’s Baidu expands in Silicon Valley

Chinese search giant Baidu is expanding its Silicon Valley footprint with a new office in Sunnyvale specifically for autonomous driving and AI research, the company announced today. With this expansion, company president and ex-Microsoft executive Ya-qin …

Video: How quantum computing will better simulate the real world

Video: How quantum computing will better simulate the real world

Dennis Lauwers from IBM Belgium explained how IBM is saving 10 years of dev time by using the cloud to bring quantum computing to the masses. Hosted by TechRepublic’s Jason Hiner at IBM InterConnect. Video: How TechHire is helping fill 600,000 US tech jobs …

Still running Windows Vista? Here’s a wake-up call for you

Still running Windows Vista? Here’s a wake-up call for you

Users of the Windows Vista operating system have been receiving warning messages from Microsoft for a while, but the clock is ticking down fast with just a few weeks to go: on April 11, Microsoft’s extended support for this operating system will be …

Google just fixed a Pixel and Pixel XL problem that was driving people crazy

Google just fixed a Pixel and Pixel XL problem that was driving people crazy

Pixel and Pixel XL owners should be thrilled to hear that Google has fixed yet another bug that has been driving people up a wall: the Bluetooth connectivity issue. While it’s not as annoying as the sound distortion bug, it’s still good to hear that …

Google to Symantec: We don't trust you anymore

Google to Symantec: We don’t trust you anymore

Security teams, network administrators, and operations teams have busy days ahead. Google’s Chrome development team is fed up with Symantec as a certificate authority and has announced plans to no longer trust current Symantec certificates. In the past …

Weekly Roundup: Apple acquires Workflow, Uber loses its president

Weekly Roundup: Apple acquires Workflow, Uber loses its president

This week, Apple and Amazon both made big acquisitions, the U.S. Senate voted to repeal broadband privacy rules created by Obama’s FCC and Uber lost its president. These are the top tech headlines from this week, plus some good long-form weekend reads.

What to do about those ‘government-backed attack’ warnings from Google

What to do about those ‘government-backed attack’ warnings from Google

Just kidding; please don’t do that. Google regularly issues warnings to people whose accounts are or have been targeted by state-sponsored attackers, and every time it does, users get really nervous that their emails are going to wind up on Wikileaks.

Baidu Expands U.S. Research Space With New Silicon Valley Site

Baidu Expands U.S. Research Space With New Silicon Valley Site

Baidu Inc. plans to double its footprint in Silicon Valley with a second research and development facility, seeking to gain an edge in artificial intelligence technology. China’s largest search engine provider will add capacity for 150 employees, the …

Watch Amazon's Prime Air make its first public U.S. drone delivery

Watch Amazon’s Prime Air make its first public U.S. drone delivery

Amazon completed its first public demonstration of a Prime Air drone delivery in the U.S. earlier this week, ferrying sunscreen to attendees at an Amazon hosted conference in Palm Springs, Calif. The drone delivery was filmed by an attendee of the invite …

For advertisers, algorithms can lead to unexpected exposure on sites spewing hate

For advertisers, algorithms can lead to unexpected exposure on sites spewing hate

Follow The Post’s tech blog, The Switch, where technology and policy connect. As the owner of a small business in liberal Massachusetts, John Ellis was a natural sympathizer of the nationwide call for advertisers to boycott Breitbart News, with its hard …

Google is killing Gchat for good and replacing it with Hangouts

Google is killing Gchat for good and replacing it with Hangouts

Google Talk — affectionally known as “Gchat” — is finally getting replaced for good. Google actually released Hangouts back in 2013 as a more feature-filled chat service to take the place of Talk in the Gmail sidebar, but users have been able to …

California just set itself up for a face-off with Trump by upholding its vehicle emissions rules

California just set itself up for a face-off with Trump by upholding its vehicle emissions rules

FILE PHOTO - California Air Resources field representative inspect trucks engine Thomson Reuters RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Reuters) - California on Friday approved vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration last week put on hold, setting up a …

Wal-Mart, PepsiCo and Dish pull YouTube ads over hateful videos

Wal-Mart, PepsiCo and Dish pull YouTube ads over hateful videos

Wal-Mart, PepsiCo, Starbucks, General Motors, FX Networks and Dish Network have joined the advertising blackout against Google after learning their ads are appearing on YouTube next to videos espousing racist and anti-Semitic views. They told The Wall …

This Week In Credit Card News: Wells Fargo Fallout Continues; Starbucks' Unique On-The-Go Ordering

This Week In Credit Card News: Wells Fargo Fallout Continues; Starbucks’ Unique On-The-Go Ordering

Wells Fargo is having a hard time getting Americans to sign up for credit cards these days. Credit card applications at Wells Fargo plunged by 55% in February, the sharpest decline since the bank’s fake account scandal erupted last September. In addition …

Inside Uber’s self-driving car mess

Inside Uber’s self-driving car mess

For Uber, the embattled ride-hail juggernaut now valued at $70 billion, much of the company’s future is resting on what happens this week. But it’s not just the meetings that CEO Travis Kalanick is having with potential candidates to become its first …

YouTube is facing a full-scale advertising boycott over hate speech

YouTube is facing a full-scale advertising boycott over hate speech

Following The Wall Street Journal’s findings, Pepsi, Walmart, Dish, Starbucks, and GM all pulled their advertising, joining a growing list of dozens of companies in Europe and the US since The Times of London first shined a spotlight on the problem.

Google’s YouTube Has Continued Showing Brands’ Ads With Racist and Other Objectionable Videos

Google’s YouTube Has Continued Showing Brands’ Ads With Racist and Other Objectionable Videos

A week after Google was forced to apologize for running customers’ advertisements on objectionable videos, triggering a change in policy, its YouTube site is still rife with examples that are ensnaring more big advertisers and causing some to cut …

Google Assistant can now tell you when your groceries expire

Google Assistant can now tell you when your groceries expire

Roughly 15 new services have been added to Google Assistant this week including actions for IMDB movie ratings and others that tell you when the food in your fridge will expire and hear Jaden Smith quotes. Actions are like voice-only apps for Google …

Uber tells U.S. court customers must arbitrate disputes

Uber tells U.S. court customers must arbitrate disputes

March 24 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court in New York on Friday weighed arguments over whether Uber Technologies Inc customers gave up their right to sue the company when they registered for its popular taxi hailing service. The case could have wider …

Watch the Tesla Model 3 release candidate take its first drive

Watch the Tesla Model 3 release candidate take its first drive

First drive of a release candidate version of Model 3 pic.twitter.com/zcs6j1YRa4 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 24, 2017 Tesla’s hyping its Model 3 ahead of its launch later this year, when it’s set to start shipping to early pre-order customers.

Review: GPD Win is a decent gaming laptop that fits in your back pocket (really)

Review: GPD Win is a decent gaming laptop that fits in your back pocket (really)

There are a few exceptions (most notably the Razer Blade), but most PC gaming laptops are huge, hulking behemoths. Carry one in your rucksack for any length of time, and you’re all-but-guaranteed to have the same back problems as a 75-year old former …

'Pizzagate' Gunman Pleads Guilty To Charges

’Pizzagate’ Gunman Pleads Guilty To Charges

A North Carolina man pleaded guilty Friday to charges from an armed encounter within a Washington, D.C., pizzeria that was the focus of pernicious and baseless Internet rumors. On Dec. 4, 2016, Edgar Maddison Welch entered the Comet Ping Pong restaurant …

ProBeat: Dear Twitter, bring back TweetDeck for Android and iOS

ProBeat: Dear Twitter, bring back TweetDeck for Android and iOS

I have never been a fan of Twitter — I still honestly have a love-hate relationship with the service — but TweetDeck was the exception. Having the app on my phone was incredibly powerful. It’s probably the main reason that I grudgingly caved and …

What it’s like at San Quentin’s coding school

What it’s like at San Quentin’s coding school

orth of San Francisco, there’s a European-like fortress along the water that is “home” to over 3,000 prisoners. The surroundings are beautiful, but the tall walls of San Quentin, the oldest prison in California, make it almost impossible to be able …

Apple: Software flaws in latest WikiLeaks docs are all fixed

Apple: Software flaws in latest WikiLeaks docs are all fixed

In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, a customer sets up his new iPhone 7 Plus, right, as he switches from the iPhone 6 at the Apple Store on Michigan Avenue during the release of the Apple iPhone 7 and the latest Apple Watches, in Chicago.

Logitech's CEO says you can innovate and be humble

Logitech’s CEO says you can innovate and be humble

“We have a few moments of greatness.” Logitech is a rare technology company. It’s been around for 35 years, all the while finding different ways to thrive as an independent accessory maker. But despite being a well-known brand, it’s never been considered …

Tiny self-driving robots have started delivering food on-demand in Silicon Valley — take a look

Tiny self-driving robots have started delivering food on-demand in Silicon Valley — take a look

The robots have arrived, and they’re here to work. On March 23, bots from Starship Technologies started taking over some of the work done by human couriers at on-demand delivery startup DoorDash. The self-driving robots ferry goods from restaurants in …

The YouTube ad boycott will have a minimal impact on Google's business

The YouTube ad boycott will have a minimal impact on Google’s business

The advertiser boycott Google and YouTube are facing is unlikely to impact near-term revenues, according to two Wall Street analysts. Google dominates search advertising with a share of over 75% of the market in the US and generated more than $24 billion …

Snapchat's custom-emoji creator is now the fastest-growing app in the US

Snapchat’s custom-emoji creator is now the fastest-growing app in the US

Bitmoji, the personalized-emoji app owned by Snapchat, is the fastest-growing app in the US. That’s according to the measurement and analytics firm comScore, which ranked the 11 fast-growing apps from December 2014 to December 2016, though it measured …

Here's How Airlines Are Trolling the U.S. Electronic Ban

Here’s How Airlines Are Trolling the U.S. Electronic Ban

Airlines are having some fun responding to the U.S. government’s ban on most electronic devices in the cabin aboard U.S.-bound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa. Carriers such as Royal Jordanian began implementing the ban Friday …

Why the Senate’s Vote to Throw Out Privacy Laws for ISPs Isn’t All Bad

Why the Senate’s Vote to Throw Out Privacy Laws for ISPs Isn’t All Bad

The U.S. Senate has voted to roll back Internet service provider privacy rules relating to user data—but the decision might be a little fairer than you think. The Federal Communications Commission’s rules were put in place last year by the Obama …

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Your iPhone is MyPhone: WikiLeaks reveals how CIA can control Apple products

Your iPhone is MyPhone: WikiLeaks reveals how CIA can control Apple products

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CIA torture whistleblower talks prison sentence, new book

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Ads pulled from YouTube over offensive videos

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Jeff Bezos unveils a massive robot

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Video: We experience many firsts driving the Ferrari-fast Tesla Model X

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Passengers complain at new ban on flight carry-on electronic devices

Passengers complain at new ban on flight carry-on electronic devices

US electronics ban for Middle East flights draws doubts

US electronics ban for Middle East flights draws doubts

US, Britain Ban Use of Laptops in Cabins for Some Airlines

US, Britain Ban Use of Laptops in Cabins for Some Airlines

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Apple Unveils New iPad, Red iPhone 7

Airline electronics ban: What you need to know

Airline electronics ban: What you need to know

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