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Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 06:19 PM PDT

Future Driverless Car Engineers: Your Class is Online

Future Driverless Car Engineers: Your Class is Online

The future will likely be full of driverless cars, whether you like it or not. But, in order for the Ubers and Googles and Lyfts to roll autonomously, they’ll need to be designed and built by engineers. Enter:...

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 03:42 PM PDT

Hackers Snag Private Medical Data From Olympic Athletes

Hackers Snag Private Medical Data From Olympic Athletes

Hackers have broken into a database of the World Anti-Doping Association, accessing private medical information on several Olympic athletes, including Team USA's Simone Biles and Serena Williams.

Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 at 02:23 PM PDT

Apple 'Rethinking' The Focus of its Secret Car Project

Apple 'Rethinking' The Focus of its Secret Car Project

Apple may not become an automaker, but it still wants to develop its own self-driving technology.

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 06:04 PM PDT

Silicon Valley Tech Boosting NASA’s Asteroid Mission

Silicon Valley Tech Boosting NASA’s Asteroid Mission

It has everything, except Ben Affleck: A trip to an asteroid, an $800 million budget, five million miles of travel, and Silicon Valley tech along for the ride.

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 03:32 PM PDT

Apple Warns Against Scams Involving iTunes Cards

Apple Warns Against Scams Involving iTunes Cards

Apple is warning consumers about scam artists who pressure their victims into transferring money by purchasing iTunes gift cards after the fraudsters spin a bogus story about unpaid bills or a relative who needs...

Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 at 10:21 PM PDT

Amazon to Deliver to Tailgaters at 49ers Games

Amazon to Deliver to Tailgaters at 49ers Games

If you’re meeting friends at a tailgate party this football season, you don’t want to show up empty-handed, right?

Well, there’s an app for that.

A big one: Amazon Prime.

Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 at 06:26 PM PDT

Judge Rules Uber Drivers Must Resolve Claims Individually

Judge Rules Uber Drivers Must Resolve Claims Individually

In a victory for Uber, a federal appeals court said Wednesday drivers for the most part have to resolve claims against the company individually and not through a class action lawsuit.

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016 at 02:30 PM PDT

Can Apple Make Listening Easy Without a Headphone Jack?

Can Apple Make Listening Easy Without a Headphone Jack?

When Apple shows off its latest iPhone on Wednesday, it will answer a question it hasn't had to address in years: "What's it putting in the box?" (Besides the iPhone itself, that is.)

Friday, Sep 2, 2016 at 09:08 PM PDT

Bay Area Smartphone Owners Stung by Samsung Recall

Bay Area Smartphone Owners Stung by Samsung Recall

Samsung is recalling 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 02:33 PM PDT

Facebook Changes Trending Topics After Megyn Kelly Report

Facebook Changes Trending Topics After Megyn Kelly Report

Facebook's changes to its "Trending Topics" section are being questioned after it featured a false report about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly.

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National Task Force Formed in Wake of Deadly Warehouse Fire

National Task Force Formed in Wake of Deadly Warehouse Fire

A new task force has been established in the investigation of the deadly Oakland warehouse fire, and it will hit the ground running Thursday, officials said.

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

They were artists, musicians, students and teachers, as young as 17 and most with long lives ahead of them. But those lives, at least 36, were cut short when an Oakland warehouse-turned-residence went up in...

Rain Returns to the Bay Area as Storm Rolls In

Rain Returns to the Bay Area as Storm Rolls In

Rain returned to the Bay Area on Wednesday evening, and that meant a bit of relief from the cold, though only slightly.

SJSU Police Search For Suspect in Sexual Assault

SJSU Police Search For Suspect in Sexual Assault

San Jose State University police are investigating a sexual battery that occurred on campus Wednesday afternoon, according to a university police alert.

'Going to Be a Shock': Polar Vortex to Send Temps Plunging

'Going to Be a Shock': Polar Vortex to Send Temps Plunging

The first arctic blast of the season has hit mainland United States, blanketing parts of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and the Dakotas with temperatures as low as minus 14 overnight, NBC News reported. But...

Oakland Warehouse Lacked Fire Alarm, Suppression System: ATF

Oakland Warehouse Lacked Fire Alarm, Suppression System: ATF

An investigation into the deadly Oakland warehouse fire has yet to determine what caused the blaze, officials said Wednesday.

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