Tech Now | NBC Bay Area
Tech Now

Tech Now

Covering all the latest tech happenings from the Silicon Valley.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 05:44 PM PDT

Rio Olympics Provide a 'Target-Rich Environment For Hackers

Rio Olympics Provide a 'Target-Rich Environment For Hackers

It’s not just athletes heading to the Olympic Games.

As Rio gets ready for the world to visit, hackers are getting ready, too.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 07:42 PM PDT

Startups Attempt to Woo NASA in Search of 'Big Break'

Startups Attempt to Woo NASA in Search of 'Big Break'

Ten startups were given five minutes Thursday to pitch their products to some of the biggest names in space exploration.

NASA is searching for the latest and greatest technology for future missions.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 04:15 AM PDT

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

Streaming media brought the Democratic House members' message to the masses, and the Dems have Bay Area technology to thank. Periscope and Facebook Live were put into play when the mics on the House floor — the...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 05:33 PM PDT

Obama Heads to Bay Area For Stanford Entrepreneurship Summit

Obama Heads to Bay Area For Stanford Entrepreneurship Summit

President Barack Obama will arrive in the Bay Area on Thursday to participate in the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University, which kicked off this morning and lasts through Friday.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 07:10 PM PDT

Drone Delivery Still A Ways Off

Drone Delivery Still A Ways Off

New rules make flying drones easier, if you qualify.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 10:42 PM PDT

Cyber Security: Stanford Students Work on 'Hacking for Defense'

Cyber Security: Stanford Students Work on 'Hacking for Defense'

Cyber security and the military is a serious problem, and some of the brightest Bay Area minds are trying to solve it. Scott Budman reports.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 06:36 PM PDT

Tech Boom Fuels More Construction in South Bay

Tech Boom Fuels More Construction in South Bay

Giant sections of the South Bay being developed by tech companies and by builders working furiously to house all the techies are bringing in big money. But the growth in the region has some city leaders...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 07:08 PM PDT

Facebook's Sandberg Wants to End Hunger in Bay Area

Facebook's Sandberg Wants to End Hunger in Bay Area

Sheryl Sandberg is back at Facebook, and back with a new fight.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 05:43 PM PDT

Facebook's Sandberg Aims to End Childhood Hunger

Facebook's Sandberg Aims to End Childhood Hunger

One of the Bay Area's most famous people has a goal and Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg wants you to help.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 06:55 PM PDT

Elizabeth Holmes talks to NBC

Elizabeth Holmes talks to NBC

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes spoke to NBC News about her company, and recent charges that it cut corners.

About Tech Now
Tech Now! covers all the latest tech happenings from the Silicon Valley -- from gadgets to apps, software and hardware and all all the start-ups you'll hear about for the first time.
Top Stories
Teen Killed, 5 Five Hurt in Grisly South Bay Crash

Teen Killed, 5 Five Hurt in Grisly South Bay Crash

A car crash near a major thoroughfare in Santa Clara killed a 15-year-old girl and injured five other people Friday afternoon, a police spokesman said.

Power Failures Ail BART's 'Fleet of the Future'

Power Failures Ail BART's 'Fleet of the Future'

A key electrical component of BART’s new train cars has failed recent performance tests due to overheating, creating the possibility of a delay in getting the new fleet in service, NBC Bay Area has learned.

SFPD Arrests Man in Connection With 2015 Quadruple Homicide

SFPD Arrests Man in Connection With 2015 Quadruple Homicide

Police arrested a man Friday morning in connection with the homicides of four young men who were fatally shot at as they sat in a parked car in San Francisco's Hayes Valley neighborhood last year.

Dog Reunited With Bay Area Family After Being Lost in Mexico

Dog Reunited With Bay Area Family After Being Lost in Mexico

A family really wants to know how its dog got from San Mateo to Tijuana and back to the Bay Area.

Clinton Roars Against Trump as a Hacking Distraction Arises

Clinton Roars Against Trump as a Hacking Distraction Arises

Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton told prospective voters Friday they face a "stark choice" in November and pressed ahead with the scalding rhetoric against her Republican rival that marked...

Investigative Unit Sparks Major Changes at South Bay Schools

Investigative Unit Sparks Major Changes at South Bay Schools

Sweeping changes governing the use of police officers at dozens of South Bay schools will go into effect this year after an NBC Bay Area investigation revealed students were being left with criminal records for...

See more Top Stories