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Intel Pledges $5 Million To Oakland Schools For STEM, Computer Science Program

Intel has pledged $5 million over the next five years to create a pilot project Oakland schools that will produce hundreds of computer scientists.

05/12/2015

Starbucks near Pacific and Battery closed on April 24, 2015 due to a nationwide computer outage. (Tim Fang / CBS)

Starbucks Computer Glitch Disrupts Stores In Bay Area, Throughout U.S. And Canada

Starbucks locations in the Bay Area and throughout the United States and Canada were impacted by a computer glitch that lasted for several hours on Friday.

04/24/2015

Ali (left) and twin brother Hadi Partovi. (CBS)

Twin Brothers Teaching Millions Of Kids That Coding Can Be Fun

One in ten elementary and middle school students are learning how to code, and thousands of instructors are learning how to teach programming, because of twin brothers with a single vision.

04/08/2015

Google Chromebit in Gizmodo demo (Photo from Gizmodo)

$100 Google Chromebit Turns Any TV Into A Full Computer

This summer, Google is unveiling a full computer that will cost less than $100. It looks like a memory stick or maybe a high-tech highlighter, but it’s actually a full-fledged quad core processor computer with 16 gig hard drive and 2 gigs of ram. Just plug it into any TV with an HDMI port available.

03/31/2015

Steve Wozniak (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Apple Co-Founder Wozniak Worries About Computers Taking Over Humanity

While he is excited about new technological advances at Apple, including a new smartwatch and a rumored driverless car, company co-founder Steve Wozniak said he is worried about artificial intelligence and the possibility of computers taking over humanity.

03/23/2015

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 Homeless, 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

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