Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY

Elizabeth Weise

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San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Elizabeth:

Why wildfires are destroying so many homes in California

According to data from the most recent census, 95 percent of California’s population lived in urban areas, the highest density of any state. → Read More

California fires drive horses, dogs, even llamas to safety

Animals are also being evacuated in the Napa fires. → Read More

California fires are causing a run on face masks. Warning: flat blue masks won't work

Face masks are in short supply in some areas of northern California due to the smoke and haze across the region from the more than a dozen fires burning. → Read More

As Napa fires rage, wineries face singed grapes, displaced workers and costs of rebuilding

As thousands of firefighters try to contain 10 Northern California blazes, vineyards in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties are coming to grips with the damage. → Read More

Death, damage tolls likely to rise as California burns

At least 10 people are dead in more than a dozen wildfires which have spread across Napa, Sonoma and Solono counties. → Read More

After Russian election hack, U.S. security advisers form group to make 2020 race unhackable

With Russia actively seeking to influence U.S. election systems, an unprecedented, non-partisan group announced Tuesday work to stop election hacking. → Read More

Napa fires continue to burn; 10 dead, thousands in shelters

At least 10 people are dead in more than a dozen wildfires which have spread across Napa, Sonoma and Solono counties. → Read More

Napa fires continue to burn; 10 dead, thousands in shelters

At least 10 people are dead in more than a dozen wildfires which have spread across Napa, Sonoma and Solono counties. → Read More

Some iPhone 8 Plus owners report swelling battery problem

In all the reported instances, the battery inside the phone swelled, causing the phone's casing to bend and then pop open and the screen to detach and rendering the phone nonfunctional. → Read More

Some iPhone 8 Plus owners report swelling battery problem

There have been reports of a small number of batteries in Apple's new iPhone 8 Plus phones swelling and causing the case to pop open. → Read More

Just say no to LinkedIn requests from strangers; some may be phishing scams

A go-to staple for professionals, LinkedIn can pose dangers to unsuspecting users. → Read More

Just say no to LinkedIn requests from strangers; some may be phishing scams

A go-to for professionals, LinkedIn can pose dangers because people have come to have confidence in it and by extension the accounts linked to it. → Read More

Just say no to LinkedIn requests from strangers; some may be phishing scams

A go-to for professionals, LinkedIn can pose dangers because people have come to have confidence in it and by extension the accounts linked to it. → Read More

5 things you can do to stay safe on LinkedIn

Fake connection requests on LinkedIn can lead to phishing scams. Here's how to stay safe. → Read More

Amazon's Alexa coming to India and Japan later this year

Amazon's digital assistant Alexa is heading to India, and it may travel on to Japan later in the year. But so far it's sticking to English on arrival. → Read More

Yahoo security breach: What you need to do now

But beware: This is prime time for scammers to prey. → Read More

Yahoo says 2013 hack hit all 3 billion user accounts, triple initial estimates

All of Yahoo’s users, three billion of them, were affected by the 2013 data theft that the company originally said had only affected 1 billion users. → Read More

Yahoo says 2013 hack hit all 3 billion user accounts, triple initial estimates

All of Yahoo’s users, three billion of them, were affected by the 2013 data theft that the company originally said had only affected 1 billion users. → Read More

If you have a Yahoo account, do this now

The company, now part of AOL, revealed that information belonging to essentially all of its 3 billion users was compromised in 2013. → Read More

Yahoo says hack hit all 3 billion mail users, triple initial estimates

SAN FRANCISCO (USA TODAY) – All 3 billion of Yahoo’s users as of 2013 were affected by a data theft the company originally said had only affected 1 billion users, Yahoo said Tuesday in a statement. → Read More