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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.

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.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 05:41 PM PDT

Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"

Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke out publicly about his sexuality in an op-ed for Bloomberg Businessweek, saying, "I'm proud to be gay" and that he hoped to inspire others. "While I have never denied my sexuality,...

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 06:11 PM PDT

Students Operate Space Satellites Through NASA

Students Operate Space Satellites Through NASA

Santa Clara University students are learning how to run space satellites thanks to a program with NASA's Ames Research Center.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 10:48 AM PDT

Special Report: Investing with the Stars

Special Report: Investing with the Stars

Famous people are the new tech investors.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 05:38 PM PDT

Nextdoor Wants to Make Trick-or-Treating More Efficient

Nextdoor Wants to Make Trick-or-Treating More Efficient

Nextdoor, the Bay Area company that lets neighbors communicate with each other about everything from local schools to local crime, is now turning its focus to Halloween.

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Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Sweep

Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Sweep

Law enforcement is calling it a historic raid on the bail bonds industry in the Bay Area. So far, 18 bail bondsmen have been arrested and more arrests are expected. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit was first...

Highway 101 in Burlingame Reopened

Highway 101 in Burlingame Reopened

Traffic was snarled on the Peninsula for several hours Saturday after a tractor-trailer struck a power pole overnight, prompting U.S. Highway 101 to be closed in both directions in Burlingame.

Police Investigate Overnight Shooting on I-880 that Injured 3

Police Investigate Overnight Shooting on I-880 that Injured 3

Police are investigating a Friday night shooting on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland that injured three people.

37 New, Eco-Friendly Muni Buses to be Rolled Out in September

37 New, Eco-Friendly Muni Buses to be Rolled Out in September

Thirty-seven new public buses, anticipated to be more eco-friendly and reliable, will arrive on San Francisco streets in September, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation...

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in the "execution-style" shooting of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, authorities announced Saturday afternoon, NBC News reported. Shannon

Neighbor Helps Neighbor Finish Roofing Job

Neighbor Helps Neighbor Finish Roofing Job

If you've ever replaced a roof, or simply watched someone do it, then you know can be tiring. It’s even harder for one man, especially an older one. David Perez saw his neighbor having trouble finishing...

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