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Europe cracks down on U.S. tech with data ruling

Facebook and other big tech companies have just lost big time in Europe.

They might soon be forced to radically change the way they deal with user data after the European Union's top court ruled Tuesday that they can't simply hand it over to U.S. aut...

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Facebook to beam free internet to Africa

Facebook is one step closer to finally beaming Internet down from space.

The social network is teaming up with the French satellite company Eutelsat to launch a satellite that will provide internet access to people in sub-Saharan Africa. The satellit...

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Target will sell the Apple Watch

Target will soon start stocking the Apple Watch.

The retail chain will roll out the Apple Watch at its 1,800 U.S. stores over the next few weeks, and all locations are expected to get it by October 25.

Online orders at will start on October...

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Pictures of supermoon eclipse are in

The sun, the Earth and the moon lined up in a row to put on a light show in Sunday's night sky, and people around the world looked up to watch the lunar eclipse.

It was a special one for at least two reasons.

First, this moon was a supermoon. It happe...

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LinkedIn to pay $13 million for unwanted emails, lawyers could get $3.3 million

LinkedIn agreed to pay $13 million to settle a lawsuit from members who complained that unwanted emails were sent out on their behalf.

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A vigilante hacker is changing 10,000 WiFi passwords

Someone is hacking unprotected WiFi routers everywhere -- and forcing them to be on guard.

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Google will become Alphabet today

Google said that its long-awaited -- and complicated -- restructuring will happen at the end of the day on Friday.


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Why people fall for the biggest hoax on Facebook

You've probably seen it in your News Feed.

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Tinder adds Super Like option

As any sixth grader can tell you, sometimes you like someone, and sometimes you like like them.

Dating app Tinder is adding a new way to show interest in potential dates. It's called a Super Like. Swipe up on a person's Tinder profile to indicate tha...

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Trump hotels hacked, credit card data at risk

Hackers snuck a computer virus into Trump hotels across the United States and Canada, potentially stealing customer credit card data for an entire year.

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Facebook rolls out video profile pictures

Lights, camera, action. Get ready to get more creative with your Facebook profile picture.

The company started rolling out several changes to the way mobile profile pages look on Wednesday.

Why? Facebook wants to give you as many ways to "express who...

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Everything we know so far about the Apple Car

There's plenty of evidence that Apple is working on something car-related, even if Apple hasn't said anything publicly about it yet.

Since Apple is being typically tight-lipped about the project ( it declined to comment on "rumors and speculation"), i...

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BP settles final Gulf oil spill claims for $20 billion

Oil giant BP will pay out more than $20 billion to settle claims against it for the…

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EPA announces new limit on ozone emissions

The Obama administration unveiled new limits on smog-producing ozone emissions…


Houston sues Volkswagen for polluting its air

Houston is suing Volkswagen for $100 million claiming its cars that evaded U.S.…

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EPA to automakers: We'll test everyone for VW problems

Federal regulators are putting U.S. automakers on notice.

The EPA said Friday it…

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China to unveil new climate regulations

China plans to unveil a new cap-and-trade program for carbon emissions Friday as the…

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3 prosecuted in China over panda poaching

Three people are being prosecuted in China over the killing of a giant panda in the…

Local Headlines

Right-To-Die Law Comes With Hurdles

Right-To-Die Reaction Mixed

Reaction is mixed when it comes to the signing of landmark right-to-die legislation.

Chief Says Lompoc Needs New Fire Station 2

Chief Latipow deflects concerns over increased response times.

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Telescope Dedicated at Santa Barbara Observatory

A new telescope was dedicated Monday at the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum,…

Hope Ranch Bike Accident

Hurt Cyclist is 2-Time Gold Winning Olympic Athlete

Investigators determined a 57-year of bicyclist badly hurt in a Monday afternoon…


Santa Barbara Program Feeds Those In Need

Local grocery stores have paired up with Santa Barbara homeless centers. Their…

Weather Led to Fatal Crash Killing Santa Maria Woman

Wet roads Sunday morning are believed to be the factor leading to a head on…

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Santa Barbara Program Feeds Those In Need

Local grocery stores have paired up with Santa Barbara homeless centers. Their…


Those In Need, The Boy Scouts Will Feed

Hunger is a daily reality for many in our community.


Carpinteria Instrument Drive Hits the Right Note

A drive that began in early summer shows Carpinteria is in turn with its community…

Glow In The Park Event Helps Santa Barbara Medical Program

All you need is love! That was the theme for the second annual Glow in the Park…

Thousands Of Women And Girls Run For A Beautiful Cause

Runners hit the pavement hard this weekend running for a "beautiful cause". The "She…

Adams Elementary School Celebrates Opening Of New Library

Adams Elementary School Celebrates Opening Of New Library

Adams Elementary School in Santa Barbara has a new library just in time for the…

Irresistible Headlines

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Caffeinated peanut butter meant to cure hangovers

A trio of foodies claim to have come up with an answer to the binge drinker's lament…

Grizzly Bear hunting

Man stops attack by shoving arm down bear's throat

A hunter in Montana had a close call with a bear over the weekend and he used an…


Ga. business accused of writing fake reviews fined $1.3M

A metro Atlanta business is learning the hard way that boosting your reputation with…

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Official: Kuwait driver piled up 1,645 traffic violations

A Kuwait driver managed to rack up more than 1,600 traffic violations, according to…

Fonda feted by film festival

Fonda Feted By Film Festival

The two time Academy Award winner received the the annual Kirk Douglas award from…

Santa Maria Police Officer Helps Deliver Baby

A Santa Maria police officer responded to a call that became a bit more than what he…

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