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Lyft agrees to pay $27 million to settle driver classification lawsuit

(credit: Kãrlis Dambrãns) About 200,000 former and current Lyft drivers in California and their lawyers are to divvy up a combined $27 million...

How did Yahoo get breached? Employee got spear phished, FBI suggests

Enlarge / Dmitry Dokuchaev, Igor Sushchin, Alexsey Belan, and Karim Baratov—the four indicted by the US in the Yahoo hacking case. SAN...

Qubit Targets Ambitious Growth with Two New Senior Hires

Personalization innovator kicks off 2017 by adding key roles to its executive team --- Qubit, the leader in data-driven personalization, has appointed Tracy...

Yahoo to give Marissa Mayer $23 million parting gift after sale...

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer seen at the Fortune Global Forum on November 3, 2015 in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images | Justin Sullivan) ...

Google’s Jamboard will cost $5,000 and ship to the US in...

Google is getting ready to put its smart whiteboard on sale. The company announced Thursday that the Jamboard, its big touchscreen that's designed to...

Google App Engine adds C#, Node.js, and Ruby options

Google is enhancing developer options on two fronts, adding language options to its App Engine PaaS cloud and moving its event-driven computing platform, Cloud...

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti review: The fastest graphics card, again

Enlarge (credit: Mark Walton) Specs at a glance: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti CUDA CORES 3584 TEXTURE UNITS 224 ROPS 88 CORE CLOCK 1,480MHz BOOST CLOCK 1,1582MHz MEMORY BUS WIDTH 352 bits MEMORY BANDWIDTH 484GB/s MEMORY SIZE 11GB GDDR5X Outputs 3x DisplayPort...

Bots: Biggest player on the cybercrime block

In the world of cybercrime, ransomware, and DDoS attacks had the highest profile by far during the past year.There was an entire day devoted...

Bay Area: Join us 3/15 to talk about how we know...

Enlarge / During the Pleistocene, California had an entirely different set of ecosystems that included megafauna like these woolly mammoths. (credit: Mauricio Anton) ...

Google is reportedly buying data science community Kaggle

Enlarge (credit: Kaggle) Google's latest acquisition appears to involve data scientists and machine learning contests.According to TechCrunch sources, the company is reportedly buying Kaggle, a...

JSON’s Crockford envisions a post-JavaScript world

What lies ahead for programmers in a theoretical post-JavaScript world? Developer Douglas Crockford, best known for his work on JSON, believes the web development...

Public university lays off 79 IT workers after they train H-1B...

Enlarge / Laid off unionized IT workers at the University of California's San Francisco campus protested and spoke to the media on their last...