Life on the other side of Silicon Valley’s tracks

East Palo Alto is trying to turn itself around while keeping its identity.

CNET August 31, 2015

CNET Daily News
Trouble viewing this email?
Read it online

Today’s headlines /

East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley’s tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

Read more   /  Share:

The perfect password? You’ve put your finger on it

From CNET Magazine: Fingerprint readers could finally do away with passwords.

Read more   /  Share:

Are your apps acting creepy? New approach to phone security could tip you off

Whether an app is malicious or simply using your data in a way you don’t like, phones with a new Qualcomm chip will alert you.

Read more   /  Share:

T-Mobile vows to go after data ‘thieves’

If you use tethering trickery to get hold of more data than you’re allowed, T-Mobile says it will track you down and cut you off.

Read more   /  Share:

Do excellent deals on new smartphones even exist?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET’s Marguerite Reardon helps a reader figure out where he can get a good deal on a new smartphone.

Read more   /  Share:

To stop next spam king, Facebook program helps firms share security info

The company’s ThreatExchange program hopes to break longstanding barriers to companies talking about the cybersecurity threats they face. Early indications show they’re willing to play along.

Read more   /  Share:

Top chips exec Weili Dai sees ‘hopeful’ future for women in tech (Q&A)

Dai, co-founder of chipmaker Marvell and one of the US’ wealthiest women, says that with a better ecosystem of support and encouragement, women will be able to contribute their natural talents to tech.

Read more   /  Share:

Wireless Heat Maps – Find & Fix Dead Zones

From TechRepublic:
Stop guessing and start seeing where your wireless dead zones are. SolarWinds® Network Performance Monitor now includes the ability to generate and…

DOWNLOAD NOW

More from CNET News /

01

From smartphones to appliances, Europe’s huge tech show has it all

02

Netflix won’t renew movie licensing pact with Epix

03

Inside Google’s master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

04

Popping champagne cork causes emergency landing of jet

05

Twitter sets goals toward making its workforce more diverse

 

Featured item /

Tech lies we tell ourselves

We all do it — we lie to ourselves about things we do when it comes to tech. Here are our Top 5 lies.

Read more   /  Share:

OPERATING SYSTEMS HELP /

Not a fan of Windows 10?

Not a fan of Windows 10?

Ready to ditch Windows 10 for your old OS? CNET shows you how to roll back in a few steps.

LEARN HOW TO REVERT

LATEST FROM CNET UPDATE /
Watch Bridget Carey daily for a breakdown of the big stories, hot devices, new apps, and what’s ahead. 
Video podcast
Don’t miss an Update. Download the CNET Update video podcast now.
  iTunes: SD | HQ | HD  RSS: SD | HQ | HD
Audio podcast
No need for video? No problem. Download to listen to CNET Update’s audio podcast.
  iTunes: MP3   RSS: MP3

Top viewed /

01

Billionaire who sold Minecraft to Microsoft is sad and lonely

02

Electronics-sniffing dog found thumb drive with ex-Subway pitchman’s porn stash

03

Ultra HD Blu-Ray’s Digital Bridge: Can you finally watch your movie wherever you want?

04

NASA’s New Horizons post-Pluto target is just a billion miles away

05

What if ‘Back to the Future Part II’ were set in 2045 instead of 2015?

FOLLOW CNET…
Facebook Facebook
Twitter Twitter
Google+ Google+
YouTube YouTube
LinkedIn LinkedIn
Tumbler Tumblr
Pinterest Pinterest
Newsletters Newsletters
RSS RSS

The e-mail address for this newsletter is blogulasu@mail.aree.com.tw. To update your account, please visit our Newsletter subscription center.
Unsubscribe  /  Help  /  Privacy policy
Copyright 2015 CBS Interactive Inc.
All rights reserved.

CBS Interactive
235 Second Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
U.S.A.

No comments have been made. Use this form to start the conversation :)

Leave a Reply