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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, wife pledge $120M to local school education

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, will be making a contribution to local Bay Area schools. The couple will donate $120 million to drive education and technology improvement in various school districts.

Society May 30, 2014

Is TwoDots the new Candy Crush contender? Dots sequel already in top spot at Apple App Store

A new game has climbed on top of the free charts on the App Store. It is called TwoDots and is a sequel to puzzler Dots that had players matching colored dots in horizontal and vertical configurations.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 30, 2014

Can driverless cars stem crash costs of $871B a year in economic loss, societal harm?

Vehicle crashes and accidents caused societal harm and amounted to an economic drain of $871 billion during 2010. A study showed how alcohol and human error accounted for a majority of these crashes.

LIFE May 30, 2014

Microsoft Surface Pro 3's best 3 features

Here are some reasons Microsoft's latest Surface model shines and stands out from the pack. The Surface Pro 3 has three features that shows off its strengths.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 30, 2014

Acer takes Liquid Leap into wearables battle

Acer is working on a wristband that will act as a health tracker for runners and athletes. The catch, however, is that athletes will have to purchase it along with a phone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 30, 2014

Google's workforce is a white man's domain, admits the search giant

Google prides itself on being diverse yet its employee data speaks otherwise. Males dominate leadership roles and Asians and Caucasians dominate workforce.

Business May 29, 2014

Acer aims for clouds as PC business goes on decline

Acer and NTI are teaming up on bringing a cloud platform to consumers and businesses. The platform is called BYOC or build your own cloud.

Apps/Software May 29, 2014

Samsung gets ready to tackle the wearable health market with open development platform and wristband

Samsung is working on a Simband wearable health watch and an open dev platform for other wearable devices to tackle. The project is said to be released sometime this year.

Wearable Tech May 29, 2014

Apple's latest patent shows potential for iPhone with sapphire glass, LiquidMetal body that may rejuvenate market

Apple may be introducing LiquidMetal Technologies into an iPhone sooner than we realize. The company has been working with the technology since 2008 and recently added some new patents related to it.

Gadgets May 29, 2014

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may not comply with Iran court summons over privacy violations

Mark Zuckerberg was lately summoned by an Iranian court to answer users' privacy rights related to Facebook-owned apps of WhatsApp and Instagram. We shouldn't expect him to make the plane trip anytime soon however.

Legal May 29, 2014

Iranian hackers tap Facebook, social sites for spying activities, say reports

Iran has been using social networks, such as Facebook, to spy and extract information from top U.S. officials, according to reports. The campaign is being dubbed "Newscaster."

Internet May 29, 2014

IDC reports phablets are hurting tablets as tablet demand drops

Phablets are devices that come in a form that lies between tablets and smartphones. Their rising popularity may be hurting tablet sales.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 29, 2014

Why Google's driver-less car may not be so welcome

Google's driver-less cars have entered into beta, but are they really going to take off worldwide? Some pundits think Google has its work cut out for it if it wants to see these cars released onto the streets.

FUTURE TECH May 29, 2014

'The Evil Within': This creepy horror game is releasing on Oct. 21

A new survival-horror game is coming this year from the creator of 'Resident Evil.' It is called 'The Evil Within' and will be available Oct. 21 on the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC and PS4.

Video Games May 29, 2014

Heads up, gamers, some bad news: Valve Steam Machines delayed until 2015

Valve has announced it is most likely looking at a 2015 release date instead of this year. The reason has to do with the company revamping the controller to make it as intuitive as possible.

Gadgets May 28, 2014

Google self-driving car boasts no brakes, steering wheel as prototype development begins

Google has revealed a prototype driver-less vehicle that boasts no pedals or a steering wheel. It plans on creating about 100 of these vehicles.

Car Tech May 28, 2014

Skype gets its own translator, Microsoft chief opens up on strategy

Skype will soon get an update that will make speaking with people around the world despite a language barrier possible. Skype Translator was recently unveiled by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the ingaural Code Conference.

Apps/Software May 28, 2014

Bethesda's new Battlecry game is a bloody, bloody fightfest

Arena combat games focusing on melee weapons or swords are not common in today's gaming landscape. However, Bethesda has a game in store for gamers in 2015 that will change that and it is called Battlecry.

Video Games May 28, 2014

LG reveals the G3 smartphone: It's packed with features that can make Apple and Samsung jealous

The LG G3 has been announced and it comes packed with top-of-the-line features and specs. It could really be the phone that can beat Apple and Samsung in many ways.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 28, 2014

VirusTotal Uploader online malware tool for OS X now will keep your Mac secure

VirusTotal Uploader is now compatible with the Mac OS X. The utility scans various files and checks if they are infected with malware.

Computers May 28, 2014

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