Biden Plan Would Spend $100 Billion to 'Future-Proof' Broadband Internet – 'The New Electricity'President Biden's proposed infrastructure plan sketches out a new vision of activist government measures intended to improve high-speed internet service, following decades in which the government has largely left the job to private companies.
BART, Caltrain Jump Aboard Bernie Sanders Inauguration Meme TrainAmong the enduring images from the Biden/Harris inauguration Wednesday is one that is bringing smiles to people across the political spectrum - an image of Sen. Bernie Sanders braving the cold in a bulky parka and comfortable mittens.
Google Muscles Up With Fitbit Deal Amid Antitrust ConcernsGoogle has completed its $2.1 billion acquisition of San Francisco-based fitness-gadget maker Fitbit.
'Party Squasher' App Alerts Homeowners When Their AirBnb Guest Invites A Crowd To The HouseHuge gatherings at short term rental homes have caused cities to institute bans and even proved deadly last year. But now, new technology is telling those who come to play that the party’s over.
Netflix Raising Prices For Standard, Premium PlansThe streaming media company headquartered in Los Gatos is raising the prices on its standard and premium plans for US customers.
Netflix Reports Summer Slump In Subscriber GrowthNetflix’s subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the summer months, the Los Gatos-based streaming giant said.
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.