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  • Apple Supporters From All Walks Line Up In Downtown San Francisco To Rally Against FBI Court Order

    A large group lined up outside of the Apple store in downtown San Francisco this evening, but not for the usual reasons. This time, about 60 to 70 protestors swarmed Apple to voice their opposition to an FBI’s court order requiring the tech giant to create a backdoor to iOS encryption. The FBI sent the order to Apple last week over an iPhone belonging to the San Bernardino… Read More

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    Kalamazoo Shooting Spree Suspect Passed Uber Driver Background Check

    Kalamazoo Shooting Spree Suspect Passed Uber Driver Background Check

    Uber has confirmed one of its drivers, Jason Dalton, is the suspect in a shooting rampage across Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dalton allegedly picked up riders and pocketed fares in between the shootings, which have so far killed six people and gravely injured a 14-year-old girl Saturday evening. The girlfriend of one of Dalton’s customers posted on Facebook that her boyfriend was picked up by a… Read More

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    The Other Justin Keller Schools Tech Bro With Same Name On Homelessness In SF

    The Other Justin Keller Schools Tech Bro With Same Name On Homelessness In SF

    Remember the tech bro who wrote an open letter imploring San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to make the homeless go away? His name is Justin Keller and that has caused quite a few social problems for another guy in SF with the same name. Many have deemed what the Keller known as tech bro wrote to be a callous attitude toward the city’s homelessness problem, “…I know people are… Read More

  • Chelsea Peretti To Rich People: “Save Twitter”

    Chelsea Peretti To Rich People: “Save Twitter”

    Twitter has been having trouble growing beyond its current user base of around 300 million. Because of that, shareholders are scared and the stock price is falling. Of course, the tech world is concerned about this issue. But we never stop to think about how this might affect celebrities like Brooklyn Nine Nine star and comedian Chelsea Peretti. Peretti hosted the Crunchies Awards Show… Read More

  • Here Are 7 Startups That Kanye West Wants To Build

    When Kanye West went on his most recent Twitter rant a few days ago, he resurfaced an organizational chart he made for Donda, his “content, experience & product company” named after his mother, Donda West. While the chart has been floating around the internet for a while (he showed it onstage at Google’s Zeitgeist conference in 2015), we decided to revisit it now that… Read More

  • Facebook Distances Itself From Marc Andreessen’s Statements On Free Basics

    Facebook Distances Itself From Marc Andreessen’s Statements On Free Basics

    Marc Andreessen is having quite a contrite Wednesday. Andreessen, who currently sits on Facebook’s board, caused a stir last night with his online response to Indian Internet regulator TRAI nixing Facebook’s plans to implement its ‘Free Basics’ program in India. Updated with statement from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg below. He took to the Twitterverse last night… Read More

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    Apple Maps Had Been Directing People Searching For Abortion Clinics To Adoption Centers Since 2011

    Apple Maps Had Been Directing People Searching For Abortion Clinics To Adoption Centers Since 2011

    Recent improvements by Apple in Siri and Apple Maps have corrected an ongoing issue where the products had been directing people to adoption centers when they asked for an abortion clinic. Though the company has known that this was a problem since at least 2011, it said at the time that this was a “glitch” and promised Siri would get better. But not much changed in five… Read More

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