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Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 06:03 AM PST

Security Experts on Sony Hack: "WWIII Looks Like This"

Security Experts on Sony Hack: "WWIII Looks Like This"

As the billboards advertising Sony Pictures "The Interview" were pulled down in Hollywood on Thursday, concerns about cyber terrorism shot up in Silicon Valley.

Monday, Dec 15, 2014 at 07:34 PM PST

Multilingual Skype Translates As Users Speak

Multilingual Skype Translates As Users Speak

A new, multilingual version of Skype translates what users are saying to one another in real-time.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 06:53 PM PST

Jesse Jackson Pitches Tech Diversity

Jesse Jackson Pitches Tech Diversity

Reverend Jesse Jackson talks diversity at Intel

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 06:40 PM PST

Uber Butts Heads With Journalists

Uber Butts Heads With Journalists

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick apologized Tuesday for one of his executive's suggestions that critics in the media should be subjected to a smear campaign -- however, another reporter said that she was warned by Uber...

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 06:12 PM PST

Comet Scientist's Bad Wardrobe Choice Draws Attention

Comet Scientist's Bad Wardrobe Choice Draws Attention

The scientist who led the team that landed a robot on a comet also chose to wear a Hawaiian-type shirt emblazoned with cartoon depiction of women in skimpy, skin-tight outfits. So now it's not about that comet...

Monday, Nov 3, 2014 at 06:39 PM PST

Inside Look: How Facebook Protects Users' Private Data

Inside Look: How Facebook Protects Users' Private Data

NBC Bay Area business and tech reporter Scott Budman got an exclusive look inside Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters and the company's security team.

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Bill Would Boost CA Smoking Age From 18 to 21

Bill Would Boost CA Smoking Age From 18 to 21

A Southern California lawmaker wants to increase the legal smoking age in the state from 18 to 21 in an effort to make it harder for teens to get their hands on cigarettes.

Possible Ebola Patient Treated in Sacramento

Possible Ebola Patient Treated in Sacramento

A patient being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento is suspected of having Ebola.

Deadly San Francisco Blaze Spurs Look at Fire Alarms

Deadly San Francisco Blaze Spurs Look at Fire Alarms

Residents fleeing a massive blaze that killed a man and injured five people as it ripped through a San Francisco building told officials they did not hear fire alarms and could not get to fire escapes.

"Ugh! That Newsweek Cover": Silicon Valley Women Respond

"Ugh! That Newsweek Cover": Silicon Valley Women Respond

Newsweek's latest cover on "What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women" sparked a firestorm Thursday — on Twitter and in Silicon Valley — with some accusing the magazine of taking on sexism in tech with a sexist...

Video Shows Person With Suitcase Containing Body Parts: Police

Video Shows Person With Suitcase Containing Body Parts: Police

Homicide investigators spent Thursday going door-to-door in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood looking for surveillance camera video that might show them who left a suitcase stuffed with human body...

UCSF Mission Bay Medical Center Features Mobile Robots

UCSF Mission Bay Medical Center Features Mobile Robots

A fleet of autonomous mobile robots programmed to transport items such as meals, medications, linens and lab specimens will begin operating around the clock Sunday when the new University of California at San...

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