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Sprint customers get free Wi-Fi at 35 airports

Sprint cellphone customers are getting free Wi-Fi at 35 major U.S. airports.

Whisper, app with 10 million young users, attracting advertisers

The anonymous thought-sharing app Whisper has hired a president and signed its 10th advertiser as it tests how to turn the attention of its 10 million monthly users into revenue.

Russian lawmaker sees Apple's U2 album as gay 'propaganda'

A member of Russia's parliament has asked prosecutors to determine whether Apple violated Russia's ban on gay "propaganda" when it delivered U2's latest album to a half-billion iTunes users for free last year.

Apple Watch delivery slowed by faulty part, report says

Shipments of the highly anticipated Apple Watch are reportedly being slowed by a faulty component manufactured by one of Apple’s suppliers in China.

Ben Horowitz on why Andreessen Horowitz has no women general partners

When Ellen Pao lost her discrimination suit last month, it didn’t end concern over the lack of women at the top levels of the venture capital industry. In fact, it turned up the heat.

Apple sees strong demand for iPhone, producing $13.6 billion in profit

Apple posted net income of $13.6 billion during the first three months of the year on top of stronger-than-expected demand for the iPhone, the company announced Monday.

Snapchat hires CNN political reporter Peter Hamby for news operation

CNN national political reporter Peter Hamby is joining Snapchat Inc. as head of news.

Apple earnings preview: iPhone 6 sales expected to lead strong quarter

Apple’s latest quarterly results on Monday are unlikely to top those from its blowout holiday quarter, but sales of the iPhone 6 should drive strong earnings gains compared with a year ago.

Sondors E-Bike, a big crowdfunded project, tangled in legal wrangling

The second-most successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in history is headed to court.

Apple Watch buyers start to line up at West Hollywood store Maxfield

Want to walk away with Apple Watch from a store on Friday? Better get moving.

Yahoo's first quarter revenue up, but long road ahead to 'greatness'

Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer may be trying to “return an iconic company to greatness,” but she still has a long way to go.

Lawsuit seeks funding from tech giants for smartwatch warning campaign

After the Apple Watch ships to initial customers Friday, thousands of motorists might be sneaking a glance at the smartwatch to read text messages and other alerts.

Medical marijuana ordering app Nugg launched with unusual funding source

Starting at 4:20 p.m. Monday, patients in Los Angeles and Orange counties will be able to order medical marijuana and schedule deliveries or pickups through a new app called Nugg.

New bill could legalize paid carpooling

Carpooling is one of the most popular services transport network companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar offer, but it faces a problem. Under California law, paid carpooling is prohibited.

ZSpace virtual reality system makes science class look like 'Iron Man' lab

Heart dissections in science classes have always been a messy affair. For years teachers have cut open cow’s or sheep’s hearts to show students how they look inside, and, while students get to feel and see the heart, they can’t watch as it beats, because the animals are dead. They can’t see the...

Mark Zuckerberg seeks to ease net neutrality concerns over

Mark Zuckerberg is defending, the project to bring free Internet access to impoverished parts of the world. The Facebook-led initiative had been criticized for being anti-net neutrality.

Google faces long battle in EU antitrust case

Google Inc. probably faces a lengthy process in challenging antitrust claims brought by the European Union, but the Internet search giant might be able to avoid paying hefty fines or making big changes to its business.

Etsy set to raise as much as $267 million in IPO on Thursday

Online shopping marketplace Etsy is scheduled to go public Thursday, raising as much as $267 million in the technology industry’s third major initial public offering of stock this year.

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