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Judgment By Algorithm – Silicon Valley Codes The Court System

A Silicon Valley company is introducing software that can solve legal battles without the need for a judge or attorney.

07/12/2015

A CropX sensor, aimed at sending soil readings to the cloud, which farmers can use to determine how much water a certain part of the field needs.  (CropX Ltd.)

Bay Area Company CropX Uses Sensors And App To Maximize Water Use For Crops

CropX allows farmers to use wireless sensors that send soil readings to the cloud and the startup’s software determines how much water different areas of the field need.

06/25/2015

Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk introduces the new Tesla Model S all-electric sedan in Hawthorne, California on March 26, 2009. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Play The Video Game Elon Musk Designed As A 12-Year-Old

You can play the video game SpaceX founder Elon Musk designed as a pre-teen in South Africa, thanks to a software engineer at Google.

06/09/2015

Passengers wait at the airport. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

17 United Airlines Flights Delayed At SFO; Bomb Threat Adds To Confusion

17 United Airlines flights were delayed out of SFO Tuesday morning as a result of dispatching problem. A called in bomb threat added to the confusion, but was determined to be a hoax.

06/02/2015

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Launches ‘Safe Browsing’ System To Prevent Installation Of Unwanted Software

Google discovers more than 50,000 malware-infected sites per month. Whenever a potential threat is detected by the safe browsing system, it will display a red warning sign advising a user to stay away.

03/12/2015

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Apple Pulls Update To New iO8 Software Following Reports It Blocks Phone Calls, Disrupts Touch ID System

Apple has stopped providing an update to its new iOS 8 mobile operating software, following complaints that the update interferes with users’ ability to make phone calls.

09/24/2014

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)

iOS 8 Bug Prompts Apple To Withhold Apps Using Highly Touted Feature

A bug in Apple’s new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold apps that use a highly touted feature for keeping track of fitness and health data.

09/17/2014

Screen shots of Secret iOS app. (Apple/Secret)

Anonymous Posters On Secret Social Media App Unmasked By Hackers Exploiting Flaw In Software

Users of the popular anonymous social media app Secret have been offering random confessions to their friends with the understanding that they won’t know who it is, a premise that was shattered by hackers who demonstrated that Secret is not secret.

08/22/2014

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You Won’t Need Your Glasses To See Your Computer Screen With UC Researcher’s New Software

There is help on the way for anyone who has to wear glasses every time they look at a computer, or a phone. There is now some very smart software that could make things crystal clear.

07/30/2014

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TweetDeck Security Breaches Have You Concerned? Here Are 3 Alternatives

After Tweetdeck’s security issue Tuesday featuring tweets from your accounts showing random codes and hearts, and then some Tweetdeck pop-up messages that featuring the male anatomy and Rick Astley lyrics, you may be looking for options.

06/11/2014

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