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6 hours ago Computer May Know the Beatles Better Than You Do
Computer scientists have developed a music analysis program that can put all the Beatles albums in order just by giving them a listen.






6 hours ago Amazon Loss Bigger Than Expected
Amazon has long focused on spending the money it makes to grow and expand into new areas. It reported a bigger-than-expected second-quarter loss.






6 hours ago Police Investigate Drone That Buzzed Space Needle
Sightseers at Seattle's Space Needle saw a small drone buzz the landmark's observation deck — and the craft's owner got a police visit.






9 hours ago Golden States: What's Behind Call to Split California?
A Silicon Valley-based tech entrepreneur has a plan to fix all of California's problems by dividing it up into six new states.






9 hours ago Drive-By Galactic Images Made Possible by Fiber Bundles
A new way of using fiber optics massively increases the amount of data this Australian observatory is getting from a night looking up.






9 hours ago Smarter Smartphones: What Is a Kill Switch?
With smartphone thefts on the rise, the mobile phone industry is working to make stolen devices worthless to criminals.






12 hours ago Mark Cuban's Snapchat Competitor Comes to Android
This ephemeral messaging app comes with a celebrity billionaire's seal of approval.
12 hours ago Google Maps Explore Offers Suggestions Based on Weather
A new "Explore" button in the Google Maps app offers locale suggestions based on the time of day, weather and personalized proximity range.






12 hours ago Average American Spends 40 Minutes a Day on Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg confirms what we already knew: everybody spends way too much time on Facebook.






15 hours ago #Monochromatic: Twitter Releases Diversity Data
The social media service joins Google, Facebook, and other prominent tech giants in releasing information on the demographics of its workforce.






21 hours ago Golden States: What's Behind the Plan to Break Up California?
A Silicon Valley-based tech entrepreneur has a plan to fix all of California's problems by dividing it up into six new states.






Yesterday Golden States: What's Behind the Plan to Break Up California?
A Silicon Valley-based tech entrepreneur has a plan to fix all of California's problems by dividing it up into six new states.
Yesterday Precious Cargo: New App Aims To Block Hot-Car Kid Deaths
A new app seeks to remind parental drivers of two critical facts: They have a child in the vehicle and it’s hot outside.






Yesterday What is the Six Californias Plan?
A Silicon Valley-based tech entrepreneur has a plan to fix all of California's problems by dividing it up into six new states.






Yesterday Automatic Parachute Could Slow Crashing Drones
Drones and remote-controlled copters are pretty safe, but if something goes wrong, it'd be nice to have a little insurance on board.






Yesterday Mobile Ads Give Facebook Big Boost
Facebook posted sharply higher earnings as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.






Yesterday Nigerian 419 Email Scammers Shift to Malware
Some of the same folks behind the Nigeria 419 email scam are apparently switching to more sophisticated cyberfraud tactics.






Yesterday Facebook and Twitter Aim to Tap E-Commerce Market
The social networking sites are testing out "buy" buttons in an effort to tap into the $304 billion that estimates show will be spent on e-commerce this year.






Yesterday Humans Mistaken For Machines During Turing Tests
No machine has yet succeeded to reliably convince people it's real — and in fact, a few humans have failed, too, as a new study points out.






Yesterday Seven Arrested in StubHub Cyberfraud Case
A cybercrime ring allegedly hacked into StubHub users' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets to concerts and otehr events.






Yesterday Can the Cops Cuff You For Filming an Arrest?
Two recent smart-phone videos offered viral replays in full color, but laws allowing citizen’s to film arrests are steeped in one murky tone: gray.






Yesterday Mobile Ads Give Facebook Big Boost
Facebook benefited from strong demand for its mobile advertising business,as it increased revenue 61 percent and beat Wall Street's target.






Yesterday New App Aims To Block Hot-Car Kid Deaths
A new app seeks to remind parental drivers of two critical facts: They have a child in the vehicle and it’s hot outside.






Yesterday Can the Cops Cuff You For Filming an Arrest?
Two recent smart-phone videos offered viral replays in full color, but laws allowing citizen’s to film arrests are steeped in one murky tone: gray.
Yesterday Shatner Disses Celebrity Facebook App, George Takei
The "Star Trek" celeb took to Tumblr to slam Facebook's new app, along with former co-star George Takei.






Yesterday Social Media: Where's the Satisfaction?
Social media may be extremely popular, but these are some of the worst-performing companies tracked by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.






Yesterday Tim Cook: Businesses Could Pull iPad Sales Out of Slump
Although iPad sales were below analyst projections for a second straight quarter, Cook says the tablet can continue to grow.






Yesterday Amazon Fire Phone Innovates, But Is It Really Better?
Amazon's Fire phone has features that seem almost magical, but does that make it a good smartphone?






Yesterday Beware: Common and Dangerous Cyberattacks
From Heartbleed to Cryptolocker, the headlines are increasingly full of news about scary new threats that target the average Internet user.
Yesterday Amazon Fire Phone Innovates, But is It Really Better?
Amazon's Fire phone has features that seem almost magical, but does that make it a good smartphone?