San Rafael Rushes to Provide Poor Neighborhood Free WiFiSan Rafael is rushing to close the digital divide by installing a Wi-Fi network in its Canal District in time for the start of school.
Expansion Of California Data Privacy Law Qualifies For November BallotCalifornia voters will decide a ballot measure this November that would give them more power over how companies use their data.
Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Post About Slapping Protesters' FacesAntioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters.
Google Chrome Users May Have Been Impacted By Massive Spying Campaign, Report SaysGoogle Chrome extensions downloaded more than 32 million times were used to spy on the popular browser's users in a massive global surveillance campaign, according to a new report.
Trump Signs Executive Order Against Social Media Companies After Twitter Fact CheckPresident Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday, days after San Francisco-based Twitter called two of his tweets "potentially misleading."
YouTube Reducing Video Quality Worldwide To Ease Internet Strain During Coronavirus PandemicVideos on YouTube will now default to standard definition for all users worldwide.
Netflix Slows Down In Europe Amid Concerns About Straining Internet During Coronavirus CrisisNetflix will reduce streaming quality in Europe for at least the next month to prevent the internet collapsing under the strain of unprecedented usage due to the coronavirus pandemic.
YouTube Advertising A $15B Business, Google Parent Discloses For First TimeAlphabet for the first time disclosed the size of various business units within Google, including YouTube advertising.
Google Fires 4 Over Alleged Data Security Issues Amid Tensions With EmployeesTensions continue to rise between Google and its employees.
Google Rolls Out Updated Privacy Tools For YouTube, MapsGoogle is rolling out more tools for users to control their privacy settings.
Roku Has Lost 40% Of Its Value As Competition Heats UpCompetition from much bigger companies is coming to the streaming market, and investors are bailing out of the Los Gatos-based company's stock.
SF Man Behind Viral 'Blinking Guy' GIF Backs Multiple Sclerosis FundraiserFor anyone who has ever tried to craft the perfect text with just the right GIF to convey a feeling of confusion, he is right there for the using. Now, he has a request for the world at large.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg In DC To Privately Meet With LawmakersFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in Washington Thursday to meet with lawmakers and talk about internet regulation.
Google Settles With National Labor Relations Board Over Employee SpeechGoogle has reached a settlement over employees' ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint.
States Target Google In New Antitrust ProbeA large group of states led by Texas is announcing an investigation of Google's market power and whether it unfairly squelches competition and hurts consumers.