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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.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 10:43 AM PDT

Silicon Valley Company Develops Hoverboard

Silicon Valley Company Develops Hoverboard

NBC Bay Area's Scott Budman got to to for a ride on a real hoverboard.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 12:33 PM PDT

#AppleLive Blog: Scott Budman Reports from Cupertino

#AppleLive Blog: Scott Budman Reports from Cupertino

NBC Bay Area tech reporter Scott Budman's bleeps and bloops from the Oct. 16, 2014, Apple event in Cupertino, Calif.

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UCSF Supports Warriors' Arena, But There's A Catch

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Boy Scouts Ends Ban on Gay Scout Leaders

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