| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Katherine Gould recently enjoyed a thrilling ride on Magic Mountain's fast-zooming, forward-and-backward-rotating, face-down-plunging X2 roller coaster.
Then she underwent a frustrating experience trying to recover from Magic Mountain's lost-and-found...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to block the Internet giant from electronically scanning the content of emails on its Gmail service.
The lawsuit filed in May accuses Google of illegally opening and...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- This is not the kind of word of mouth LinkedIn was looking for.
Last week, four users filed suit against the professional networking service in San Jose federal court. They accused the company of accessing their email accounts without...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The FBI has arrested a 19-year-old Temecula man who authorities believe to be involved in a "sextortion" case involving Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf from Orange County, officials said Thursday.
Jared James Abrahams is accused of cybercrimes for...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The 19-year-old Temecula man charged with "sextorting" newly crowned Miss Teen USA and several other young women allegedly told FBI agents that he used 30 to 40 computers to carry out his crimes.
According to a criminal complaint and court affidavit,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:07 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A San Jose federal judge has ruled that Google must face a lawsuit that accuses the tech giant of illegally opening and reading the contents of email sent through its Gmail service in violation of federal wiretapping statutes.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Yahoo users could soon have a better way to keep track of their online friends and to share photos and videos with them.
Continuing its recent buying spree, Yahoo scooped up three more start-ups this week for a total of less than $100 million. The...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:16 PM
By installing Dropbox on their personal computers, smartphones and tablets, users can sync chosen files and folders across all the devices. Pictures taken on an Android smartphone can be instantly accessed on a laptop. An Excel spreadsheet created on a...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Monday morning I got an email from the writer/filmmaker/performance artist Miranda July with the subject line: “AN EMAIL ABOUT MONEY. WE THINK ALONE.” It included a series of forwarded missives from an odd array of people, including actress/...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:37 PM
I hate to say this. Well, maybe I don’t.
It appears that Edward Snowden, the 30-year-old computer analyst hiding in broad daylight, has managed not only to throw a wrench into U.S. foreign policy but also to outfox the very national security...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Facebook inadvertently exposed personal contact information of 6 million users to other members of the social network, the company announced Friday afternoon.
In a blog post, Facebook explained that an error with a feature that lets users upload...