Martha Mendoza
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US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits
by Martha Mendoza - July 6, 2018 - 7:41am
Some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to citizenship are being abruptly discharged, the Associated Press has learned.
US: Thailand must end slavery in its fishing fleets
by Martha Mendoza - March 27, 2015 - 12:09am
The U.S. government and major business leaders are renewing their call on the Thai government to crack down on slavery in its fishing fleets, and to punish people who force migrant workers to catch seafood that can...
Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank
by Martha Mendoza - February 27, 2015 - 7:00am
Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank.
Apple says Samsung knew iPhone would be big seller
by Martha Mendoza - April 4, 2014 - 6:29am
Samsung knew Apple's iPhone would be a big seller when it first went on the market, but the South Korean company didn't have a product that could compete so it stole Apple's technology, an attorney for Apple told...
Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85
by Martha Mendoza - February 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers and later became a U.S. ambassador, has died, according to publicist....
Some pioneers of digital spying have misgivings
by Martha Mendoza - January 25, 2014 - 5:07am
Former federal prosecutor Eric Friedberg conducted the first court-approved email wiretap nearly 20 years ago while investigating an international conspiracy to sell fraudulent cellphones.
Google develops contact lens glucose monitor
by Martha Mendoza - January 17, 2014 - 8:13am
Google has unveiled a contact lens that monitors glucose levels in tears, a potential reprieve for millions of diabetics who have to jab their fingers to draw their own blood as many as 10 times a day.
Techies vs. NSA: Encryption arms race escalates
by Martha Mendoza - December 1, 2013 - 2:22am
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency's recently revealed surveillance programs.
Inmates learn tech sector from Silicon Valley pros
by Martha Mendoza - November 25, 2013 - 5:33am
The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
Google argues for right to continue scanning Gmail
by Martha Mendoza - September 7, 2013 - 5:03am
Attorneys suing Google say the firm violates privacy and takes personal property by electronically scanning the contents of people's Gmail accounts and then targeting ads to them.
Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit
by Martha Mendoza - August 24, 2013 - 4:15am
Few are more excited about Lego's new
Your mother as your Facebook friend
by Martha Mendoza - May 10, 2013 - 5:26pm
Josh Knoller, a young professional in New York City, spent years refusing his mother's "Friend Request" on Facebook before, eventually, "caving in." Today they have an agreement: she'll try not to make embarrassing...
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