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Bay Area Businesses Among 379 Pushing Supreme Court To Declare Same-Sex Marriage Constitutional Right

Bay Area businesses ranging from the San Francisco Giants to Silicon Valley firms such as Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are among 379 companies that asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to declare a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.

03/05/2015

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

No Cars On Facebook’s Horizon, CEO Zuckerberg Says He’s Focusing On Network

Asked at a town hall event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, if the world’s biggest social network had ambitions outside of social media and the Internet, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook is “pretty focused.”

03/04/2015

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Uber Buys San Jose-Based deCarta Navigation Technology

Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services supplied by Google and Apple.

03/04/2015

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Millions Of Apple, Android Users Vulnerable To ‘FREAK Attack’ In Browsers

Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as “FREAK attack.”

03/03/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Signal App Boosts Text Message Encryption Between Smartphones

Open Whisper Systems, an app developer, has updated Signal, with the latest version making sure that your text messages are encrypted and kept clear from prying eyes.

03/03/2015

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Apple Security Guards Get Hired As Full-Time Employees

Apple is agreeing to hire many of its security guards as full-time employees, giving them many of the same benefits that other Apple workers enjoy, like health insurance and retirement benefits.

03/03/2015

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20:  The gold version of the iPhone 5S is displayed at an Apple store on September 20, 2013 in New York City. Apple launched two new models of iPhone: the iPhone 5S, which is preceded by the iPhone 5, and a cheaper, paired down version, the iPhone 5C. The Gold version of the phone has reportedly become one of the hardest to find and orders are backed-up into October. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

iPhone Explodes In Man’s Pocket Leaving Him With 3rd Degree Burns

A Long Island man claims he cannot work after he suffered burns from his iPhone when it burst into flames.

03/02/2015

Apple released a redesigned emoji keyboard with skin modifiers in updates to its OS X operating system. (Apple)

Apple Adds 5 Skin Shades For More Racially Diverse Emoji Characters

Lovers of emoji, the cute graphics that punctuate online messages, will soon be able to pick from different skin tones following criticism about the lack of diversity.

02/24/2015

Mattel has teamed up with Google for an update to the classic View Master. (Source: Mattel)

Mattel Teams Up With Google For High-Tech ‘View-Master’

Toymaker Mattel is teaming up with Google for a high-tech update to the much loved View-Master.

02/22/2015

The mystery van as seen on the streets of Concord. (Claycord.com)

Apple’s Mystery Vans Now Spotted In Hawaii

Another minivan outfitted with a camera contraption has been spotted on the road, this time in Hawaii.

02/20/2015

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