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LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015

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Staying safe on public Wi-Fi

Free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient, but security can be an issue. Here's how to minimize the risk, whether you use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

By June 3, 2015

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NSA can track everyone's phone calls again -- for a while

Bulk data collection allowed to resume after a surveillance court judge rules that Congress meant to keep the NSA's program going until November.

By June 30, 2015

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Apple Maps finally get on board with public transit

Maps now gives users public transit directions and even helps you find the closest exit at transit stops.

June 8, 2015

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Florida public schools to spy on students' social media, report says

Technically Incorrect: The Orange County Public Schools District reportedly gets software for monitoring posts made by students, saying it wants to anticipate and prevent cyberbullying and other crime.

By May 29, 2015

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Amid talk of an initial public offering, SnapChat raises $537.6 million

A possible $16 billion valuation makes the app maker among the world's most valuable startups.

By May 29, 2015

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Robo-car, go! Google's latest self-driving prototypes are heading to public roadways

The company's bubble-shaped autonomous vehicles will soon take to the streets of Google's hometown to see how they fare in real traffic -- and how we respond.

By May 15, 2015

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Fitbit takes first steps toward initial public offering

The wearable fitness device company is counting on investor enthusiasm for its step-tracking tech to help it raise $100 million.

By May 7, 2015

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Self-driving Freightliner Inspiration rolls out on public roads in Nevada

The first autonomous heavy-duty truck gets its license to drive in Las Vegas.

By May 6, 2015

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​Microsoft lets public test out Office 16 and its new co-editing feature

Microsoft opens a test build of the Office 2016 suite to Windows users, giving them a taste of the new Google Docs-type feature ahead of the software's final release.

By May 4, 2015