With Just Over Two Weeks And Counting; Is Facebook Ready For The 2020 Election?Critical outsiders, as well as some of Facebook’s own employees, say the company’s efforts to revise its rules and tighten its safeguards heading onto the election remain wholly insufficient to the task, despite it having spent billions on the project.
TikTok Owner Picks Bay Area Based Oracle Over Microsoft As U.S Tech PartnerThe owner of TikTok has chosen San Francisco Bay Area-based Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S., according to a person familiar with the deal who was not authorized to speak publicly about it.
Feds Charge 3 In Massive Twitter Hacker Attack Targeting Biden, Obama, Gates, Bezos AccountsThree individuals including a juvenile were charged Friday with masterminding a Twitter hacking attack that compromised accounts belonging to VIPs ranging from former President Barack Obama and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to billionaire businessmen Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos.
Report: Popular Garmin Fitness Tracking Service Goes Down In Ransomware AttackThousands of San Francisco Bay Area fitness enthusiasts continued to be frustrated Saturday because their Garmin tracking watches were not working.
Twitter Hackers 'Successfully Manipulated A Small Number Of Employees'; Stole Personal Data From At Least 8 Targeted AccountsSan Francisco-based social media giant Twitter revealed late Friday night that hackers had downloaded personal data, possibly including private messages, from up to eight of the 130 accounts that were targeted.
Russian National Found Guilty Of Hacking Into LinkedIn, Drop Box Employee Databases Yevgeniy Nikulin has been convicted by a San Francisco federal jury of charges he hacked into LinkedIn, DropBox, and the social networking company formerly known as Formspring databases and stole employee ID information, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Feds Charge Famed Lobbyist Jack Abramoff With Fraud In Cryptocurrency CaseJack Abramoff, a once-powerful lobbyist who spent time in federal prison for fraud and corruption, has been charged in a San Francisco court in an investor fraud case involving cryptocurrency and lobbying disclosure, federal authorities announced Thursday.
Photo Tribute To 50 Years Of San Francisco Pride Celebrations Goes OnlineThe COVID-19 outbreak may have forced the cancellation of the 2020 San Francisco Pride Parade, but the celebration of 50 years of diversity in the city is still going on.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bay Area Students, Teachers Struggle With Remote Online LearningSchools are shuttered for the remainder of this academic year in the San Francisco Bay Area, but are the kids getting the education they need to move up to the next grade with remote online instruction?
Coronavirus Update: Warriors Star Steph Curry Confirms COVID-19 Test During Star-Studded Online ChatGolden State Warriors star Steph Curry teammed up Thursday with Dr. Anthony Fauci for an online Instagram chat on the deadly coronavirus outbreak for at least 65,000 of his followers including former President Barack Obama.
California Takes Lead On Laws Affecting Gig Economy, PrivacyCalifornia’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging shootings by police, among other potential trend-setters.
'Hunting Season For Online Thieves' - IRS Offers Cyber Monday Security TipsCalling it "hunting season for online thieves," Internal Revenue Service officials offered tips to consumers who will be going online to take advantage of Cyber Monday deals.
Appeals Court Rules President Trump Can't Ban Critics From His Twitter AccountA federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can't ban critics from his Twitter account.
Politicians' Tweets Could Get Slapped With Warning LabelsPresidents and other world leaders and political figures who use Twitter to threaten or abuse others could find their tweets slapped with warning labels.
Yahoo Reaches $117.5 Million Settlement In Huge Data BreachNearly 200 million people who had sensitive information snatched from their Yahoo accounts will receive two years of free credit-monitoring services and other potential restitution in a legal settlement valued at $117.5 million.