Tech

Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on January 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Yahoo Revival Not Evident In Latest Earnings Report; Value Beyond Asian Holdings Questioned

Yahoo is still struggling to boost revenue nearly three years into CEO Marissa Mayer’s tenure, magnifying concerns that the Internet company holds little value beyond its lucrative Asian investments.

04/22/2015

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Facebook Unveils ‘Hello’ App To Integrate Phone Callers With Their Shared Info

Facebook is rolling out a new app that integrates phone callers with their shared Facebook information.

04/22/2015

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla’s Mystery Product May Be Battery Power For Your Home

Tesla shares are getting a charge from a Bloomberg report that the company will unveil a home battery and a large-scale utility battery, at an event at its Hawthorne design studio next week.

04/22/2015

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IRS Cutbacks Resulted In 8 Million Hang Ups On Callers This Tax Season

The IRS’ overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services. The agency’s budget has been cut by $1.2 billion since 2010.

04/22/2015

Students at Longfellow Middle School in Berkeley launch a balloon 100,000 feet up on April 21, 2015. (CBS)

East Bay Students Launch Scientific Balloon That Went 100,000 Feet Up

Students at a middle school in the East Bay took learning to new heights, by launching a balloon with scientific instruments 100,000 feet up into the stratosphere.

04/21/2015

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 21:  Traffic backs up on Interstate 80 at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge as the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) strike snarls the Monday morning commute on October 21, 2013  in Oakland California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Scores 3rd Worst Commute In The U.S. With Drivers Wasting 58.5-Hours Yearly On Average

A robust economy that has drawn in scores of workers to the San Francisco area has also put more stress on highways and city streets, securing the region a third place spot on the list of worst commutes in the country.

04/21/2015

Screenshot of #loveyourlines on Instagram.

Instagram Deletes #LoveYourLines Post Promoting Beauty In Women’s Stretch Marks

When Hannah Moore posted pictures of the stretch marks on her pregnant stomach, within minutes her photos were deleted and Moore’s Instagram account was shut down, citing a violation of the sites “nudity and violence” rules.

04/21/2015

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

Hewlett Packard Selling Snapfish As Part Of Long-Term Streamlining

Hewlett Packard sells one of its businesses and partners up with a key online security provider.

04/21/2015

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Changing Search Algorithm On Mobile Devices

Google is making some major changes to how their search algorithm ranks websites when you search from your mobile device. Some tech analysts are calling it “Mobilegeddon”, but Larry Magid says there’s ways to make your site compliant.

04/20/2015

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Study Finds California Community College Students Performing Better In Classrooms Than Online Courses

A newly-released study of more than 200,000 California community college students raises questions about the effectiveness of taking college courses online.

04/20/2015