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Predicting boneheaded driving with technology

Using cameras that watch the driver, as well as the road, researchers are developing technology that can predict dangerous driving errors.  More

Apple could be America's first $1 trillion company

Apple's software business could be the 'secret sauce' that carries the iPhone maker to even more records.  More

Wikileaks publishes searchable database of hacked Sony emails

Wikileaks on Thursday published a searchable database of every email and document that was stolen from Sony by hackers last year.  More

The Apple Watch won't be available on April 24

Apple has removed the April 24 launch date for the Apple Watch from its website.  More

'You are all influencers': How lesbians in tech are gaining ground

There's a serious lack of lesbian visibility in the tech world. Organizations like Lesbians Who Tech and StartOut, which support lesbian-backed startups, are working to change that.  More

Surprise! 1 in 5 people use Bing

New comScore numbers show Bing gained share of desktop searches in the United States, crossing the 20% mark in March 2015.  More

A better way to type on your smartphone

Want to type on a laptop? A tablet? A smartphone? A smartwatch? Here's the fastest way to enter text on all of them.  More

I told a dude how much I made. It changed my life

Saadia Muzaffar, a force in the Canadian tech scene, says pay transparency is a major step in closing the gender gap.  More

Why Netflix will have a tough time in China

Netflix wants to get into China. Here are three reasons why that's going to be a huge headache.  More

Reddit launches weekly newsletter

Reddit is launching its first-ever newsletter this Sunday called Upvoted Weekly  More

A hacker stole our $3,500 tax refund

Eric and Lauren Oxford's $3,500 IRS refund was stolen, and it will take months for them to get the money.  More

FBI looking into whether ex-CIA and FBI officials' info was hacked

The FBI in investigating an Internet post made Monday that allegedly revealed the home addresses of current and former top CIA, FBI and DHS officials.  More

This app has helped millennials save $25 million

The millennial-favored app Acorns just raised $23 million from investors to fund partnerships and global expansion.  More

Mark Zuckerberg only works 50 to 60 hours a week

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg works fewer hours than the typical CEO, but he says that 'depends on what you count as work.'  More

The surprising backstory of Tinder for pot smokers

Todd Mitchem, co-founder of High There, was inspired to launch his startup by his mother's battle with cancer.  More

Google under siege: Europe wants blood

The European Union has charged Google with violating antitrust laws by favoring its own shopping search results over rivals, a move that could result in a fine of up to $6 billion.  More

Is this Chinese drone maker worth $10 billion?

The world's most innovative drone maker is not based in Silicon Valley. It's in China -- and it could be worth $10 billion.  More

Nokia is buying Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion

Nokia confirmed Wednesday that it will buy Alcatel-Lucent, a deal that will create a telecom-supply giant.  More

High There: It's Tinder for marijuana users

High There is a dating and social connectivity app for marijuana enthusiasts.  Play

Netflix introduces audio descriptions for visually impaired

Visually impaired Netflix viewers now have option to hear what's happening on screen.  More

How Grumpy Cat makes her millions

Grumpy Cat has millions of social media followers, shots of her famous frown go viral, and fans clamor to catch a glimpse. Face it: Grumpy Cat is a celebrity, and guess what? She makes more money than you do!  More

You'll be able to rent an Apple Watch -- but should you?

You'll be able to rent an Apple Watch -- but should you?  More

Apple bans selfie sticks

Apple has outlawed selfie sticks at its upcoming WWDC developers conference.  More

Nearly 1 million new malware threats released every day

A new report from internet security firm Symantec provides an alarming picture of how difficult it's becoming for computer users to stay safe online.  More

The rocket built to take down Elon Musk

Boeing and Lockheed Martin's Vulcan rocket is designed to compete with SpaceX.  More

Why everybody's talking about Hillary Clinton's new logo

Hillary Clinton's new logo controversy is the most surprising part of her campaign for president.  More

High-skilled visa applications hit record high

This year, 233,000 foreigners applied for the H-1B, the most common visa for high-skilled foreign workers. Only 85,000 will get visas.  More

Nokia closing in on deal to buy Alcatel-Lucent

Finnish telecommunications company Nokia has confirmed it is trying to buy French competitor Alcatel-Lucent.  More

Beehive raises record-breaking $10 million

Flow Hive, a new contraption that makes it easier to keep bees, has proven to be wildly popular -- but that might not be a good thing.  More

Pandora pops on Spotify fundraising report. Here's why.

Shares of Pandora rose following speculation that Spotify could be valued at more than $8 billion. It's an odd reason for Pandora to be rallying though.  More

78 cents on the dollar: The facts about the gender wage gap

It's 2015 and gender pay inequality persists. Plus, it's worse for some, like women of color or those with children. Here's what you need to know.  More

Watch a chimp knock down a drone

On Friday, a zoo in the Netherlands posted a video showing an annoyed chimpanzee knocking a drone to the ground.  More

Revenge porn could get you two years in jail in England

Posting revenge porn will land people in jail for two years in England and Wales, after a new law went into effect.  More

Sprint now makes house calls to upgrade your cell phone

Sprint will come to your house and give you a new cell phone.  More

How hackers spied on Asia for a decade

A group of hackers with suspected ties to Beijing has spent the past decade targeting rival governments, journalists and companies across Asia, according to a new report.  More

This tech lets computers read your emotions

Boston startup Affectiva enables computers to read your feelings by tracking your facial expressions via webcam.  Play

Donald Trump: I don't want T-Mobile in my hotels

Donald Trump got tied up in an epic Twitter war with T-Mobile CEO John Legere.  More

Rand Paul launches attack website on Hillary Clinton

Rand Paul has launched LibertyNotHillary.com, a site and social media campaign dedicated to his opposition of Clinton.  More

'Game of Thrones': First four episodes leaked

The first four episodes of Game of Thrones have been leaked online despite HBO's attempts to combat rampant piracy.  More

Ban 'killer robots' now

Killer robots should be banned before it's too late, says a report by Human Rights Watch and Harvard Law School.  More

Apple Watch debuts with sparse crowds

The Apple Watch is officially here! Kinda ... Customers are now able to order the smartwatch online, or try one on at select Apple stores.  More

L.A. to control its street lights with a single laptop

Los Angeles is installing mobile chips in its LED streetlights that will enable them to be controlled from any web browser.  More

Drop entrepreneurs, not bombs

Jason Saltzman went to Kuwait as part of the State Department's effort to evangelize the power of entrepreneurship.  More

Google doesn't care where you went to college

Laszlo Bock, Google's Head of People Operations, says experience has taught him that it's not just the Ivy Leagues, but that there's exceptional kids at many other places, from state schools in California to New York.  More

Siri speaks with a new voice in Apple's iOS 8.3 update

Siri speaks more clearly after an upgrade in Apple's iOS 8.3, released this week.  More

Sarah Silverman: Women get paid less and it's 'sh***y'

Sarah Silverman -- and other powerful women -- share their experiences with the gender pay gap in a bid to spread awareness of the issue for startup Levo's #Ask4More campaign.  More

Surface 3: A tiny PC that gets the job done

Microsoft's Surface 3 has a unique combination of price, design quality and thinness that make it stand out.  More

Oops. Apple's diverse emoji turn into aliens

A bug in the new Apple iOS 8.3. displays the new racially diverse emoji as aliens to some users.  More

Clorox apologizes, deletes tweet after racial uproar

Clorox apologized after tweeting that it wanted bleach added to Apple's emojis.  More

Xiaomi sold 2 million smartphones in a single day

Xiaomi won a Guinness World Record for selling the most number of mobile phones in one day.  More

How startups are redesigning cities

Startups are some of the few organizations capable of very rapid, efficient growth and have the potential to dramatically improve cities.  More

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is back as CEO

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is back as CEO. Don Mattrick is out.  More

Galaxy S6 costs way more to make than iPhone

The Galaxy S6 is estimated to cost Samsung $50 more per phone to make than the iPhone 6 costs Apple.  Play

Google wants to protect you from spoilers

That seems appropriate, given that Google search results are where so many users stumble on plot twists and surprise endings.  More

Facebook Messenger is now a standalone web app

Facebook has created a standalone Messenger website.  More

Apple expects Apple Watch to sell out Friday

Apple Watch hits stores Friday and Apple expects pre-orders of the device to sell out.  More

How this investor is bridging the 'bravado gap'

Prominent angel investor Joanne Wilson, known as Gotham Gal, is teaming up with DreamIt Venture's to lend her expertise and open up her rolodex for female entrepreneurs.  More

This is the fastest cell phone network ever

Nokia has announced a 5G cellular network technology capable of speeds 40 times faster than 4G.  More

Would you wear a tracker to get an insurance discount?

Life insurance company John Hancock is offering a discount -- if you're willing to wear a fitness tracker and give up your personal data.  More

Auburn University exposed its students' Social Security numbers

Auburn University just had a data breach. It exposed its students' names, physical addresses, birthdays, SSNs and academic information.  More

You'll actually want to tap these smartphone ads

A new kind of advertising technology transforms mobile ads into coupons that can be saved directly to Apple Passbook or Google Wallet.  More

A robot wrote this cookbook

IBM's AI computer Watson has helped publish a new cookbook based on its algorithms.  More

Rand Paul is first presidential candidate to accept donations in Bitcoin

Rand Paul is running for president, and he's accepting political donations in Bitcoin. That totally makes sense.  More

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