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Survey: 40% of Web users have been harassed

For the past 25 years, the Web has opened up unprecedented possibilities for human communication. But it has a dark side too -- sometimes, a very dark one.

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Google unveils Inbox, a new app to fix email

How do you solve a problem like email? Google's Gmail team thinks it knows how: with a new app called Inbox.

Apple Pay

From Apple

Apple Pay is double charging some customers

Apple Pay was convenient, fast, and it seemingly worked without incident ... until I logged in and checked my debit card bill.

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Courtesy Hendo Hoverboard

It's here! The hoverboard (Well, sort of)

If you're looking for that cool gift to get your tech-savvy significant other this Christmas, here's a pretty attractive contender: a hoverboard.

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PhotoMath app solves equations for you

Say it with us: Kids today have it sooooo easy. A new smartphone app will do their math homework for them, provided it's not too complicated.

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King Tut's 'virtual autopsy' reveals surprise

King Tutankhamun's golden, mummified remains tell only a partial story of an ancient Egyptian boy king who died under mysterious circumstances.

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From Apple

Company hires tailor to enlarge iPhone owners' pockets

If you're frustrated at the prospect of cramming a giant new iPhone 6 Plus into your pocket, you may want to consider buying your new phone in China, where a telecom operator has hired a tailor to alter customers' pants to accommodate the phone.

Soil Moisture Satellite Arrives At Vandenberg Air Force Base

Soil Moisture Satellite Arrives at Vandenberg Air Force Base

A new launch is on the books at Vandenberg Air Force Base and could have future impacts on California’s drought.

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Expect meteor showers early Tuesday

If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars.

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From Apple

Apple profit soars on huge iPhone and Mac sales

Even as Apple seeks out growth by delving into payments and watches, Apple's core business continues to boom on the back of its revving iPhone engine.

iPhone: Apple sold 39.3 million iPhones in the past quarter, which included nearly two weeks of sale...

Apple Pay

From Apple

Apple Pay launches today

Apple Pay is finally here.

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Crowdfunding your home renovation: Should you do it?

Meghan Reidy really doesn't like her downstairs bathroom. She and her husband are hoping that family, friends and maybe even complete strangers can help fund the $500 renovation.

Environmental Headlines

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Partial solar eclipse on Thursday at sundown

The cosmos will cast an afternoon delight over the country on Thursday with a…

Beijing Marathon smog

Beijing Marathon competitors brave smog

If running a 42 kilometer foot race was not tough enough, Sunday's Beijing…

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DiCaprio, Netflix team up for documentary

What do you get when you combine gorillas, Leonard DiCaprio and Netflix?

A hit, the…

Whole Foods

Whole Foods' new environmental ratings for food

Is your food environmentally sound? That's a tough one to answer in the produce…

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Grandmother brings relief to homes in Calif. drought

California's historic drought has finally delivered its ultimate devastation:…

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Lego ditches Shell after Arctic oil protests

Lego is set to ditch a 50-year relationship with Shell after coming under intense…

Local Headlines

Rep Lois Capps Sets Her Sights On 9th Term

Rep. Lois Capps Sets Her Sights On 9th Term

Lois Capps filled her late husband's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives  16…

Chumash Get Initial Federal Approval for Camp 4

A controversial plan by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indian Tribe to annex more…

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Air bag Recall Impacts Many Automakers

Air bags made by Takada are being recalled in 7.8 million cars made by nearly a…

Zombies Take Over Downtown Santa Barbara

Locals and tourists got a treat in downtown Santa Barbara Wednesday afternoon just…

Ingrid Michaelson to Headline 'Kids Helping Kids' Concert

For 13 years the advanced-placement economics class at San Marcos High School has…

Isla Vista Halloween Preps

Santa Barbara Sheriff Ready to Coordinate Large-Scale Safety Plan for Isla Vista Halloween Party

Weeks of meetings have gone into a sweeping game plan to deal with the unsanctioned…

What's Right

Community Walk in the Eastside

Community Walk in the Eastside

The Coalition for Sustainable Transportation, hosted a community walk on the…

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Women's Honor Farm Quilt Donation

Inmates at the Women's Honor Farm in collaboration with Restorative Partners…

Variety United Raises Money For Casa Esperanza

'Variety United' Show Benefits Casa Esperanza

The Variety United show hit the stage at the Marjorie Luke Theater in Santa Barbara…

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Goleta-Based Nonprofit Sends Ebola Supplies to Guinea

Direct Relief, a Goleta-based humanitarian nonprofit organization, sent out its 19th…

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Hearts Therapeutic Needs New Donations for Horse Riding Program to Help Children and Adults

The Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center is expanding its facility and services…

Another Child s Wish Granted Through Make-A-Wish

Preteen Gets "Wish" Granted to Go to Big Apple

There are many things in life we take for granted but for some children, it's their…

Irresistible Headlines

Zombies Take Over Downtown Santa Barbara

Locals and tourists got a treat in downtown Santa Barbara Wednesday afternoon just…

KFC

Lovesick woman spends week mourning at KFC

Forget the wine and chick flicks. A Chinese woman spent an entire week in mourning…

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Jail guard accused of smuggling pot in sandwiches

A corrections officer in Chicago is accused of trying to smuggle marijuana into jail…

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Cabin promises to help you survive the zombie apocalypse

A new fortified cabin promised to protect you and your loved ones in the event of a…

Clerk sprays robber bug spray

Bug off: Clerk sprays would-be robber with Raid

A would-be robber in Pennsylvania gets a stinging surprise when the store clerk…

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Fugitive found 'enjoying a bowl of salad' in closet

Police in Tennessee find a fugitive sitting inside a closet "enjoying a bowl of…

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