This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, DC shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov internet site. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Health Care Website Quietly Sharing Personal Data

The government’s health insurance website is quietly sending consumers’ personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned.

01/21/2015

Netflix

Netflix Stock Soars After Reeling In 4.3 Million More Subscribers Opting Out Of Traditional Pay-TV

Netflix is hoping to hook millions more Internet video subscribers with the lure of original programming as it accelerates its international expansion in an effort to build the leading network for the digital-streaming age.

01/20/2015

(Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Wants To Stop ‘Hoax’ News Stories From Showing Up In Users’ Feeds

Facebook wants to reduce the amount of “hoax” and “deliberately misleading” news stories from its users’ news feeds.

01/20/2015

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tweeted this view of the Bay Area from the International Space Station. (Source: Twitter user @AstroSamantha)

Astronaut’s ‘Hello San Francisco’ Tweet Shows Clear View Of Bay Area From Space Station

An Italian astronaut tweeted a hello greeting to the Bay Area Tuesday morning with a picture of her view of the Bay from the International Space Station.

01/20/2015

Nymi Band (CBS)

Tech Companies Want To Use Your Face & Heartbeat To Access Accounts

Your face or heartbeat could be the key to a future without remembering passwords and PIN numbers.

01/20/2015

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mars Mission Could Be Funded By $1B Google, Fidelity Investment In SpaceX

SpaceX has raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity in a deal that values the spaceship manufacturer at about $10 billion.

01/20/2015

(CBS SF)

Founded On Laziness, College Student’s Electronic Skateboard Startup Takes Off

At first glance, the ZBoard looks like any other piece of wood on wheels. But take a closer look, and you’ll see it’s a lot smarter, and faster.

01/19/2015

(Tijuana Secretary of Public Security)

Drone-Hunter Scans For Peeping Drones Then Knocks Them Out

People frustrated by drones flying over their neighborhoods may have a new way to fight back.

01/19/2015

This graphic depicts the passage of asteroid 2004 BL86, which will come no closer than about three times the distance from Earth to the moon on Jan. 26, 2015. Due to its orbit around the sun, the asteroid is currently only visible by astronomers with large telescopes who are located in the southern hemisphere. But by Jan. 26, the space rock's changing position will make it visible to those in the northern hemisphere. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Giant Asteroid Headed Toward Earth Will Be Visible With Binoculars

An asteroid a third of a mile wide is poised to soar past the Earth on Jan. 26 — the closest any known space rock this size is expected to fly by until 2027.

01/19/2015

United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta

Former Secretary Of Defense Panetta Named As An Oracle Director

Oracle Corp. said Monday it named former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta as one of their directors, effective immediately.

01/19/2015

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