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Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 06:57 PM PDT

Ford to Launch Driverless Cars From Silicon Valley by 2021

Ford to Launch Driverless Cars From Silicon Valley by 2021

A Motown giant just announced its next big hit — and it’s being developed in Silicon Valley.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 08:49 AM PDT

Guests' Data May Have Been Hacked at Hotels

Guests' Data May Have Been Hacked at Hotels

Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia may have been targeted by hackers for months. According to the hotel operator HEI Hotels & Resorts, malware put into place...

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 at 04:12 PM PDT

SF Company Offers Wild Experiences at a High Price

SF Company Offers Wild Experiences at a High Price

Ever wanted to meet the Pope, learn how to fly a helicopter or sit in the front row of New York’s Fashion Week? San Francisco-based IfOnly aims to make all of that possible. The company offers unique, and often...

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 01:22 PM PDT

California May Beef Up Electric Vehicle Mandate

California May Beef Up Electric Vehicle Mandate

A California lawmaker told The Associated Press on Friday that she's introducing legislation to require that 15 percent of new vehicles be emission-free in less than a decade, a significant escalation in...

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 12:03 AM PDT

Macy's Negotiating Sale of Flagship Union Square Men's Store

Macy's Negotiating Sale of Flagship Union Square Men's Store

Officials with Macy's are in negotiations to sell their flagship men's store in San Francisco's Union Square, company officials said Thursday.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 06:06 AM PDT

Macy's to Close 100 Stores Nationwide

Macy's to Close 100 Stores Nationwide

Macy's announced Thursday plans close approximately 100 of its department stores, the latest effort to adapt to shifting consumer shopping patterns and more online competition, CNBC reported. The 100 store...

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 07:15 PM PDT

From 'The Face' to 'Finger Wag': How The Olympics Get Social

From 'The Face' to 'Finger Wag': How The Olympics Get Social

From "Phelps Face" to "Hijabi Zorro" to a single finger wave launching an international discussion, it’s clear that the 2016 Olympics are happening not just on the athletic fields, and certainly not just on your...

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 07:41 AM PDT

Wal-Mart to Acquire Jet.com for $3.3B Cash, Stock

Wal-Mart to Acquire Jet.com for $3.3B Cash, Stock

Wal-Mart has agreed to buy fast-growing online retail newcomer Jet.com, which had launched with a splash a year ago when it announced its intention to challenge online leader Amazon. Wal-Mart is paying...

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 02:35 PM PDT

Bay Area Artificial Intelligence Protects Olympic Athletes

Bay Area Artificial Intelligence Protects Olympic Athletes

When it comes to security in Rio, it is man and machine.

Security technology is playing a crucial role at Olympic village – in particular, a Palo Alto-produced machine called Qylatron.

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 04:33 AM PDT

Amazon Japan Raided on Suspicion of Antitrust Practices

Amazon Japan Raided on Suspicion of Antitrust Practices

Japan's Fair Trade Commission has raided the offices of Amazon's local unit on suspicion of pressuring retailers to offer products at lower prices than on rival sites, the Nikkei business daily said on...

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