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Mountain View-Based Web Filter Company Lifts Block On Gay Sites

A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.

09/16/2014

Joseph Wong and his friends on a hike to Mission Peak in Fremont. (CBS)

Selfie Mountain: Mission Peak In Fremont Becomes Crowded With Photo-Obsessed Hikers

Social media may be behind the sudden popularity of a park in the East Bay. Visitors are scaling Mission Peak in Fremont by the hundreds, and nearly all of them snapping a selfie with the totem at the top.

09/16/2014

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Says It Was Threatened With Daily Fines Of $250K During Surveillance Fight With Government

Yahoo said Thursday the government threatened to fine the company $250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance by surrendering online information, a step the company regarded as unconstitutional.

09/11/2014

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Netflix, Twitter & Reddit Plan Internet ‘Slowdown’ To Call For Net Neutrality

Several websites, big and small, are taking a stance in the new battle over net neutrality with an Internet “slowdown” Wednesday.

09/10/2014

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Leaked Celebrity Nude Photos To Be Featured At Florida Art Exhibit

Hacked photos of famous celebrities will take center stage at an upcoming art exhibit.

09/04/2014

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How Much Money Does Facebook Lose For Every Minute It’s Down?

Social media users across the Twittersphere reported Facebook was down for about 10 minutes Wednesday afternoon, which ultimately impacts company profits.

09/03/2014

Netflix Headquarters

Netflix Unveils New Way To Share Recommendations

Netflix is giving subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies & TV shows…

09/02/2014

Actors Jennifer Lawrence (L) and Matthew McConaughey at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Promises of Prosecution After Nude Celebrity Photos Leaked—Is Cloud Storage Secure?

After actress Jennifer Lawrence’s nude photographs were leaked and posted online, there have been calls for prosecution as well as concerns over cloud storage security.

09/01/2014

A Fairfield police cruiser. (CBS)

Fairfield Officers Accused Of Researching Potential Dates In Police Database

Two Fairfield police officers are facing felony charges and could face prison time, for allegedly looking for love through a police database.

08/23/2014

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Cupertino First West Coast City To Get Super-Fast Broadband Service ‘GigaPower’

Cupertino will become the first city west of the Rockies to get AT&T’s super-fast broadband Internet service.

08/20/2014

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