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national opt-out day


Yahoo lets users opt out of targeted advertising

In response to Congressional inquiry, company announces it is allowing consumers to opt out of customized advertising on Yahoo.com.

By August 8, 2008


Back to the Future Day

It's here! We made it! Soon we can expect the DeLorean to appear!


PG&E offers opt-out for smart meters at a cost

California utility responds to critics of smart meters by offering an option to turn off the radio. But because of higher costs to read meters, it will charge consumers up to $20 a month to opt out.

By March 25, 2011


'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?

By November 22, 2015


Tis the season to be fraud-y: Cyber Monday's a holiday for hackers too

Don't lose your head amid all the wonderful deals. Online crooks are counting on you to let your digital guard down on Cyber Monday.

By November 29, 2015


Physicists prove Einstein's 'spooky' quantum entanglement

Multiple research teams claim to have conclusively demonstrated quantum entanglement, which had been disdainfully dubbed "spooky action at a distance" by Albert Einstein.

By November 19, 2015


'Ultra-thin invisibility skin cloak' could one day be worn like a garment

Scientists have created a thin cloak that can render anything it covers undetectable, and that proves yet again that we're living in the science fiction future.

By September 17, 2015


Best Buy tempts buyers with Black Friday deals

The retailer cooks up several deals for Thanksgiving weekend, and it's offering eight deals now to lure in shoppers way ahead of time.

By November 10, 2015


The CraveCast gives thanks for 'Jessica Jones,' 'MST3K' and CrowdSciFi

On Tuesday's CraveCast, we'll talk about new shows we're excited for, plus the most hyped franchise ever and crowdsourcing a multiverse.

By November 24, 2015


Vizio smart TVs watch you while you're watching them. What's the deal?

Technically Incorrect: It emerged this week that Vizio's new "Smart Interactivity" feature tracks your viewing habits and passes them on to advertisers. What's more, the feature is on by default.

By November 13, 2015


Black Friday is Nov. 27. Here's why it doesn't matter

Consumers have no reason to wait for the day after Thanksgiving to nab great deals.

By November 7, 2015