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How Best Buy Escaped the Retail Apocalypse

How Best Buy Escaped the Retail Apocalypse

Shares of Best Buy surged more than 20 percent Thursday after the company posted unexpected sales growth in same store locations.Best Buy is a retail anomaly because it's an enjoyable place to shop, CNBC reported. [Read entire story]

Zuckerberg at Harvard Speech: ‘Priscilla is the Most Important Thing in My Life’

Facebook's CEO returned to Harvard to speak to its graduating class on Thursday, telling them it is up to their generation to create a purpose for today's world, to care about others, to fight inequality and strengthen [Read entire story]

New ‘Soundwave’ Tattoos Can Talk, Play Music

What if tattoos could talk? That's what Nate Siggard, CEO and founder of Skin Motion, is trying to do with his soundwave tattoo app. It works like this: users can upload sounds and voices to the app, creating a waveform [Read entire story]

Silicon Valley Security Companies Say More Ransomware Likely on Way

Brace yourselves and watch your data. Computers around the world are recovering from a giant cyber attack and another one could be on the way. Scott Budman reports.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

Tesla Workers Suffer Fainting Spells, Dizziness: Report

Tesla Workers Suffer Fainting Spells, Dizziness: Report

Workers at Tesla's car factory in California have been fainting, experiencing dizziness and even having seizures, often requiring medical attention.The symptoms have led to more than 100 calls for ambulances since 2014, [Read entire story]

Security Apps For Your Phone

Tech guru PC Mike Wendland looks at apps designed to protect smartphones and tablets from malware, spyware and viruses. [Read entire story]

Instagram Introduces ‘Face Filters’ Similar to Snapchat

Instagram on Tuesday announced a feature called "face filters," the latest effort to steal the thunder from upstart Snap, which is the parent company of Snapchat. [Read entire story]

Worldwide Cyberattack Cripples Computers

Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. Scott Budman reports.Photo [Read entire story]

Lyft, Waymo Agree to Work on Self-Driving Car Technology

In the race to the self-driving future, Lyft has agreed to work with Waymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google's parent company, to bring autonomous vehicles to the masses, both companies told NBC News on [Read entire story]

Explore the Artsy Vibe Inside Facebook Headquarters

In an exclusive "Bay Area Revelations" interview, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg discusses her second published book, "Option B," and gives us a peak inside the art inside the social media giant's Menlo Park office, which [Read entire story]

Words of Wisdom From Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

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A Peak Inside Facebook HQ

In an exclusive interview with "Bay Area Revelations" Sandberg discusses her second published book, "Option B," where she shares her personal journey of coping with her husbands sudden death while on vacation in Punta [Read entire story]

Snap CEO, Co-Founder Could Lose More Than $1B Each

Snapchat's poorly-received first earnings report and subsequent drop in stock led CEO Evan Spiegel to lose more than the $750 million he received in a stock bonus for completing his company's initial public offering [Read entire story]

Snap’s 1st Earnings Report Will Show Facebook Pressure

Snap, parent company of social media site Snapchat, [Read entire story]

The 5 Highest-Paying Tech Summer Internships: Survey

The top internships in the tech industry these days aren't the monotonous office drone work, CNBC reports. They offer challenging projects that pay thousands of dollars a month.The highest paying summer internship in [Read entire story]

Cheating on the Rise as Competitive Gaming Goes Mainstream

Cheating, or hacking, is an issue as competitive video gaming breaks into mainstream entertainment. Prizes ranging from sponsorships to social media fame to cash rewards are prompting some to seek an edge over the [Read entire story]

Apple Pledges $1 Billion Boost to US Manufacturing

Apple Pledges $1 Billion Boost to US Manufacturing

Apple plans to start a $1 billion fund to create more advanced manufacturing jobs in the United States, company CEO Tim Cook told “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on Wednesday.As CNBC reports, the fund fits into Apple’s [Read entire story]

Millennials Found Most Susceptible to Robocalls and Scams

A new study finds that it is not the elderly who are most susceptible to scam phone calls, but millennials, who are six times more likely to give away credit card information than any other age group. [Read entire story]

Starbucks’ App Has Been Overwhelming Some Baristas

Starbucks' mobile order and pay system has been bringing some of its busiest locations to a standstill, NBC News reported.The system lets people order ahead and swoop into a store to pick up their coffee, food or unicorn [Read entire story]

Amazon Announces Fashion-Tracking Camera Echo Look

Amazon launched the Echo Look Wednesday, a new device that observes how users dress and offers fashion advice based on algorithms and technology, CNBC reported.The Echo Look is similar to Alexa, the voice-operated device [Read entire story]