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Can police take your fingerprint to unlock your cellphone?

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled earlier this year that police must secure a warrant to search an arrestee's cellphone, as I wrote in a column. But is a criminal defendant's cellphone pass code protected? In an intriguing Virginia case, a Read More →

In tech, breaking up is not so hard to do

Get out the tissues, because break-ups are on the rise in Silicon Valley. As some of Silicon Valley's more seasoned tech companies continue to age, they're spinning off younger businesses or newer technologies, creating smaller and more focused enterprises, according to Read More →

Russians behind White House hack, report says

If you can't go over the White House wall or through its front door, how about breaking into its computer networks? That appears to be what happened in recent weeks. Hackers believed to be working for the Russian government were behind an Read More →

SunPower earnings: Solar is increasingly competitive

SunPower, Silicon Valley’s dominant solar panel manufacturer, reported per-share earnings of 30 cents early Wednesday on revenue of $663 million, beating analysts estimates thanks to strong demand in the United States, China and Japan. Shares were up slightly Read More →

Musk tweet sends Tesla Motors shares higher

Late Monday, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk sent out a tweet calling a Wall Street Journal article about sagging Tesla sales "incorrect." Though Tesla doesn't typically disclose sales by either month or region, Musk said "September was a Read More →

Playstudios raises $20 M as mobile leads gaming industry

In a nod to the booming popularity of playing casino game on a smartphone, Playstudios, a mobile and social game developer in Burlingame, has raised $20 million from investors. Playstudios makes free apps for gaming enthusiasts who want to access Read More →
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