Silicon Valley & Technology

A spectator holds a piece of debris which was blown 5 miles from the site where SpaceX test rocket SN11 exploded upon landing, in Boca Chica
This is the 3rd time the experimental spaceship has exploded upon landing
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Tue, 03/30/2021 - 12:17 PM
A ‘Soft’ Robot Dropped by Drone Helps First Responders
Robot’s ‘brain’ is protected by geodesic domelike structure that takes impact of fall
Michelle Quinn
Tue, 03/30/2021 - 09:43 AM
Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files.
Announcement comes after companies shelved plans for cables connecting the US and Hong Kong in face of US government pressure over national security concerns
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Mon, 03/29/2021 - 02:17 PM
Tech Faces a Year of Scrutiny and Change
Despite efforts to combat falsehoods and conspiracy theories on their platforms, Facebook, Google and Twitter face intensifying pressure for their role in promoting extremism and disinformation
Tina Trinh
Sat, 03/27/2021 - 03:04 AM
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Hackers tried to gain access to computers, phones by creating fake Facebook accounts for supposed journalists, activists, as well as fake websites, apps intended to appeal to Uyghur audience
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Wed, 03/24/2021 - 07:21 PM
A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus browses her smartphone as a masked woman walks by the Huawei retail shop promoting it 5G network in Beijing Oct. 11, 2020.
Biden administration may be taking an even harder line than Trump
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Wed, 03/24/2021 - 09:25 AM
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed at a gathering for startup companies at Paris…
Reporters Without Borders says the social media giant is breaking its promise to provide a 'safe' and 'error-free' environment
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Tue, 03/23/2021 - 02:37 PM
FILE PHOTO: A Facebook panel is seen during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, in Cannes
More than two-thirds of the groups and pages had names that aligned with several domestic extremist movements, the report found
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Tue, 03/23/2021 - 09:41 AM
Employees wearing protective equipment work at a semiconductor production facility for Renesas Electronics during a government…
The effect on car makers could spread beyond Japan to other auto companies in Europe and the US because Renesas has around a 30% global share of micro control unit chips used in cars
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Mon, 03/22/2021 - 03:01 AM
FILE PHOTO: Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) smiles in West Palm Beach, Florida
Former chair of House, Senate Space Committees flew on space shuttle
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Fri, 03/19/2021 - 01:42 PM
Photo by: zz/STRF/STAR MAX/IPx 2021 1/12/21 Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon. STAR MAX File Photo: 1/12/21…
The announcement comes after Twitter joined other social networks banning then-president Donald Trump for his comments seen as inciting violent attack on the US Capitol in January
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Fri, 03/19/2021 - 11:02 AM
Twitter Turns 15 Confronting Growing Pains of Popularity
The social network is a megaphone for politicians, celebrities and everyday people but it also struggles with creating rules for speech
Tina Trinh
Thu, 03/18/2021 - 09:54 AM
Internet Crime Complaint Center received 791,790 complaints in 2020, an increase of 69% over 2019
Masood Farivar
Wed, 03/17/2021 - 08:13 PM
How a Little Chip is Contributing to Ocean Clean-up
A little chip helps find missing items while contributing to ocean clean up
Julie Taboh
Tue, 03/16/2021 - 03:47 PM
South by Southwest Goes Virtual with More International Visitors
Annual weeklong event, a mash up of technology, film, music and politics, aims to give the Austin, Texas, experience with the downtown rendered in virtual reality
Michelle Quinn
Tue, 03/16/2021 - 03:04 PM