California Supreme Court Rules Online 'Sweepstakes' Gambling IllegalWhile most of the legal attention is focused in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states, the State Supreme Court has ruled that online "sweepstakes" gambling is illegal in California.
FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial UpCalifornia is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.
Mastermind Behind Silk Road Online Drug-Selling Site Sentenced To Life In PrisonRoss Ulbricht, who created the online drug-selling site Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in prison. He was arrested in San Francisco in 2013.
Stanford Grad's Invention Allows Women To Pee While Standing, Avoid Messy ToiletsA recent Stanford grad has come up with a product for women that lets them pee standing up to avoid uncomfortable messes that often accompany public toilets.
Breast Milk Sold Online Can Be Tainted With Cow's Milk, Study ShowsThe Internet is a resource for just about anything including a place to purchase human breast milk. A new study shows some of the milk sold online can contain cow's milk and previous studies have shown high-levels of potentially dangerous bacteria.
Larry Magid Tech Report: Amazon’s Dash Offers Ordering at the Push of a ButtonAmazon has been offering one-click ordering online for almost two decades, but they’re taking that idea into the real world with the Dash button, offered to their Prime account customers, that allows convenient restocking of everyday items.
Amazon Jumping Into Services With Music Lessons, TV Installation And MoreAbout 85 million Amazon shopper buy products like TV’s and home audio systems that require installation that can't be sent in the mail. Now the internet giants want to provide it.
Apple Rumored To Be Plotting Fall Launch Of Subscription TV ServiceThe maker of iPhones, iPads and Macs may soon help you get rid of a device, your satellite dish.
Twitter Updates Rules In An Effort To Crack Down On Revenge Porn, Nude PhotosThe social networking service has altered both its rules and abusive behavior policy, prohibiting the posting of revenge porn.
Fremont Man Drugged, Beaten & Robbed After Hiring Prostitute From WebsiteA Fremont man was robbed and beaten after picking up a prostitute through a website earlier this month.
President Obama: Silicon Valley Cannot Protect Privacy By Itself, Enacts Cybersecurity Cooperation OrderPresident Obama stressed at a Stanford cybersecurity conference that the government and the private sector have to work together to combat cyber threats. He signed an executive order that encourages information sharing on the matter. (Complete Text And Word Cloud Infographic Of His Speech)
Netflix Offering Service To Cubans With Internet AccessOnly somewhere between five and 27-percent of the country’s population has internet access.