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Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015 at 11:11 AM PST

Chess Federation Benefits From Wu-Tang Album Auction

Chess Federation Benefits From Wu-Tang Album Auction

Wu-Tang leader RZA said he’d give some of the proceeds to charity. He came through. Among those getting money from the sale is the Bay Area’s Hip-Hop Chess Federation. HHCF blends rap and chess to help kids make...

Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015 at 08:24 PM PST

NASA Partners With Google for First-of-its-Kind Quantum Computer

NASA Partners With Google for First-of-its-Kind Quantum Computer

The new Quantum computer – a joint venture between the space agency and Google – is still a bit of a mystery. The goal is to fire things up to the point where the new machine can calculate things like...

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 at 07:56 PM PST

Martin Shkreli Discusses 'Most Hated CEO' Title

Martin Shkreli Discusses 'Most Hated CEO' Title

How do you get to be called the “Most hated CEO in America?”

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015 at 06:54 PM PST

Drone Expo Discusses Photographs, Movies and Privacy Concerns

Drone Expo Discusses Photographs, Movies and Privacy Concerns

They're coming to a wedding and a skyline near you. Get ready for the age of the drone. Scott Budman reports.

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015 at 05:02 PM PST

SF Payment Service Square Prices IPO Below Range

SF Payment Service Square Prices IPO Below Range

Once the hottest of startups, Square has now officially cooled down.

Monday, Nov 16, 2015 at 07:09 PM PST

Social Media Gets the Word Out During Paris Attacks

Social Media Gets the Word Out During Paris Attacks

The world was notified of the terrorist attacks in Paris largely through social media.

Monday, Nov 2, 2015 at 07:05 PM PST

Hewlett-Packard Splits Into Two Companies

Hewlett-Packard Splits Into Two Companies

Hewlett-Packard officially split into two companies over the weekend. HP Inc., which will sell personal computers and printers. Hewlett Packard Enterprise will sell commercial computer systems, software and tech...

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 at 07:11 PM PDT

Stanford Geneticist Solves International Mystery

Stanford Geneticist Solves International Mystery

A huge genetic mystery cleared up for a family with a story grabbing attention across the globe.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015 at 07:01 PM PDT

Oracle Plans to Build High School on Silicon Valley Campus

Oracle Plans to Build High School on Silicon Valley Campus

Oracle founder Larry Ellison already owns an island in Hawaii. Now, his company is building a high school next to its Silicon Valley headquarters to help fulfill Ellison's desire to teach students more...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 05:37 PM PDT

New Netflix Flick Opens On Big Screen

New Netflix Flick Opens On Big Screen

A brand new Oscar-buzzed movie opens Friday. It’s called “Beasts Of No Nation,” and it comes with strong reviews, and a strong well-known lead in Idris Elba. But it’s doubtful that people will flock to theaters...

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Human Remains Found in Gilroy

Human Remains Found in Gilroy

Human remains were found in the outskirts of Gilroy on Wednesday, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office.

Woman Feared for Her Life When Concrete Fell in Bay Bridge Tunnel

Woman Feared for Her Life When Concrete Fell in Bay Bridge Tunnel

A woman said she feared for her life when a huge chunk of concrete came crashing down while she driving in the Bay Bridge tunnel through Yerba Buena Island.

Sharper Future Halts Efforts for New Sex Offender Facility in SF

Sharper Future Halts Efforts for New Sex Offender Facility in SF

Operators of a sex offender clinic will no longer set up shop in a San Francisco neighborhood after plans of the move sparked outrage in the community.

FBI Surrounds Protesters Occupying Oregon Refuge

FBI Surrounds Protesters Occupying Oregon Refuge

FBI agents have converged on the Oregon wildlife refuge where the last four followers of Ammon and Ryan Bundy remain holed up, the agency confirmed Wednesday night. The FBI's Portland office said it has set...

Plan to Arm SFPD Officers with Tasers Opposed

Plan to Arm SFPD Officers with Tasers Opposed

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr presented a new use of force policy to the city's Police Commission Wednesday evening in response to the fatal shooting of Mario Woods last year.

Church Talks Help Make Cuba 'Perfect Place for Negotiations'

Church Talks Help Make Cuba 'Perfect Place for Negotiations'

The heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will hold a historic meeting Friday in the threadbare international airport of an officially secular, communist-run tropical island. Odd as...

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