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Federal Employee Charged With Hacking Celebrities Info

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Internet Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

08/06/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Announces Partnership With San Francisco Non-Profit To Teach Tech Skills To Low-Income Families

Twitter is joining forces with a San Francisco non-profit organization to teach tech skills to local homeless and low-income families.

05/13/2014

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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?

03/03/2014

A sign is posted at the Intel company headquarters on July 20, 2011 in Santa Clara, California. Intel will report their quarterly earnings today after the market closes. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Intel Cuts Outlook As PC Sales Continue To Slump

Intel Corp., the world’s largest maker of chips for PCs, put a brave face on the decline of the global PC sales earlier this year, saying it expected its own sales to grow. On Wednesday, it backtracked, saying sales will be flat.

07/17/2013

A new Lenovo Ideapad netbook running the new Intel N410 Atom processor is displayed at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 7, 2010 in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lenovo Overtakes HP As Number 1 PC Maker

Lenovo beat out rival Hewlett-Packard to become the No. 1 PC maker by a narrow margin, according to both firms.

07/11/2013

Apple iMac computer,

Apple Blocks Java On Macs Due To Vulnerabilities

Some Mac users were taken by surprise Thursday as their computers stopped running programs written using the Java programming language after Apple blocked Java due to security problems.

01/31/2013

Golden Gate Bridge

Phil Matier: Electronic Tolling Could Be Future Of California Bridges

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said transportation officials throughout the Bay Area will be closely monitoring the new electronic tolling system.

09/19/2012

New iPads are stacked on a counter at an Apple store in central London on March 16, 2012, on the first day of its release. (Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Worth Of Electronics Stolen From Lawrence Hall Of Science

University of California, Berkley police logs reveal that 29 iPads were reported stolen from the Lawrence Hall of Science over a two month period earlier this summer.

08/29/2012

Steve Jobs (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Say Palo Alto Burglar Made Off With Steve Jobs’ Wallet

The burglar who broke into Steve Jobs’ house made off with the Apple Inc. co-founder’s wallet with a dollar inside and his driver’s license in addition to Apple gadgets and jewelry, according to a police report released Tuesday.

08/15/2012

A sign at a California Department of Motor Vehicles office. (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Systems Restored After Statewide DMV Computer Crash

The California Department of Motor Vehicles was one of several state departments whose computer systems went down Tuesday morning limiting the services available to California motorists.

08/14/2012

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