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Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 11:27 AM PDT

New WiFi Coming to San Jose

New WiFi Coming to San Jose

Facebook, with its F8 Developer Conference, has been dominating the conversation in San Francisco for the last couple of days. On Wednesday, the social media giant looked a bit south to San Jose to make...

Friday, Apr 1, 2016 at 04:07 AM PDT

Apple Celebrates Birthday Milestone With Walk Down Memory Lane

Apple Celebrates Birthday Milestone With Walk Down Memory Lane

The company that defined Silicon Valley and pushed it under a national spotlight is approaching its 40th birthday on Friday.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 11:39 PM PDT

Eager Buyers Camp Out to Purchase New Tesla Model 3

Eager Buyers Camp Out to Purchase New Tesla Model 3

Several people are camping out in the Bay Area to make sure they get their hands on the latest Tesla.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 at 07:02 PM PDT

23andMe Turns Down FBI's Requests to Review DNA

23andMe Turns Down FBI's Requests to Review DNA

The feds may not be after the Apple iPhone anymore, but they are still asking tech companies for evidence. And that evidence might include your DNA.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016 at 07:28 PM PDT

Do Terrorists Have Encryption?

Do Terrorists Have Encryption?

When the news got about about the attacks in Brussels, the question was asked: Do the terrorists have encryption?

Monday, Mar 14, 2016 at 06:24 PM PDT

Marijuana-Based Drug Helps Reduce Seizures

Marijuana-Based Drug Helps Reduce Seizures

A successful trial of a cannabis-based drug has a lot of people in the Bay Area excited, but some doctors are not in favor.

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 at 07:12 PM PST

Microsoft Exploring Solutions to Reduce Silicon Valley Traffic

Microsoft Exploring Solutions to Reduce Silicon Valley Traffic

Traffic in the South Bay has gotten worse as the local economy has gotten better, so perhaps it's fitting that a tech company is working on a solution to try and make your commute a little faster.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016 at 08:05 PM PST

Apple Attorney: No Such Thing as Unlocking 'Just One Phone'

Apple Attorney: No Such Thing as Unlocking 'Just One Phone'

Attorney Ted Olson is leading Apple's case vs. the FBI. At issue is whether or not Apple must unlock the iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farooq. But Olson says there is no such thing as just unlocking...

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016 at 06:09 PM PST

ExxonMobil Unveils Smartphone App

ExxonMobil Unveils Smartphone App

ExxonMobil has rolled out an app that will let motorists pay for gas from their smartphone.

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016 at 06:38 PM PST

New SJ College Program Aims to Produce Engineers for High-Tech Cars

New SJ College Program Aims to Produce Engineers for High-Tech Cars

A multi-million dollar program to match tech workers with companies kicked off in the South Bay on Wednesday.

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Obama to Replace Park Ranger's Stolen Coin

Obama to Replace Park Ranger's Stolen Coin

A thief broke into the home of the nation's oldest full-time park ranger, punched her and stole a special coin given to her by President Barack Obama when she was honored before Christmas in Washington,...

CHP Cruiser Crashes Into Cars, Hydrant

CHP Cruiser Crashes Into Cars, Hydrant

A CHP cruiser ended up crashing into several parked cars and a fire hydrant early Thursday morning in Oakland during a chase of a speeding four-door sedan.

Pipeline Test Records Missing Key Data in PG&E Case

Pipeline Test Records Missing Key Data in PG&E Case

Some of the pipeline test records that PG&E hoped would vindicate the company against federal pipeline safety charges actually are missing key data required by federal law to validate them, a company engineer...

Dog Mistakenly Euthanized Likely Due to Clerical Error

Dog Mistakenly Euthanized Likely Due to Clerical Error

Contra Costa County Animal Services is investigating why two dogs were mistakenly euthanized after local rescue groups proposed saving at least one, a department spokesman said Thursday.

East Bay Sheriff's Deputy Resigns Amid Sex Scandal

East Bay Sheriff's Deputy Resigns Amid Sex Scandal

A second representative of the Alameda County District Attorney's Office was placed on leave Monday in connection with misconduct, a source told NBC Bay Area.

SF Community  Reacts to Pentagon Lifting Trans Ban

SF Community Reacts to Pentagon Lifting Trans Ban

On Thursday, San Francisco politicians and residents spoke out in support of the Pentagon and its decision to lift the ban that prevented transgender people from openly serving in the armed forces.

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