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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 11:07 AM PDT

Former Female Employee Accuses Facebook of Gender Bias

Former Female Employee Accuses Facebook of Gender Bias

A former Facebook engineer claims her old employer disproportionately favored code written by men compared to woman, but the social networking giant is refuting the basis of that allegation.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 08:56 PM PDT

Milwaukee Woman Says Fitbit Exploded and Burned Her Arm

Milwaukee Woman Says Fitbit Exploded and Burned Her Arm

Fitbit devices are supposed to help keep people healthy and active. But that wasn't the case for one woman, who claimed her Fitbit caught fire while it was still on her arm. Now, the San Francisco-based company...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 07:09 PM PDT

Sheryl Sandberg on How ‘Option B’ Helped Her Heal

Sheryl Sandberg on How ‘Option B’ Helped Her Heal

NBC Bay Area’s Revelations team was the only local television crew to talk to Sheryl Sandberg a few weeks ago about her latest book project: “Option B.” Excerpts from the interview are below.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 03:21 PM PDT

Free Chance the Rapper Concert in San Jose

Free Chance the Rapper Concert in San Jose

Facebook will wrap up the first day of F8, its annual conference for developers, with a concert from Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 10:03 AM PDT

Round Two: Silicon Valley Comic Con Returns to San Jose

Round Two: Silicon Valley Comic Con Returns to San Jose

Silicon Valley Comic Con is coming back to San Jose this weekend for the second-consecutive year.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 11:16 AM PDT

Rep. Ro Khanna Urges Tech Leaders to Give Back to Community

Rep. Ro Khanna Urges Tech Leaders to Give Back to Community

Congressman Ro Khanna, California's 17th district representative, applauds Silicon Valley for their contributions to the tech space, but he believes they can serve more people, specifically those outside of...

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 10:21 AM PDT

Computer Pioneer Robert W. Taylor Dies at 85

Computer Pioneer Robert W. Taylor Dies at 85

Robert W. Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, died Thursday. He was 85.

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 08:13 PM PDT

Bright Future: Solar Industry Shining Across Golden State

Bright Future: Solar Industry Shining Across Golden State

The future is bright for those harnessing the sun's energy to transmit power across California.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 07:11 PM PDT

Pepsi, United and Spicer Deal with Social Media Backlash

Pepsi, United and Spicer Deal with Social Media Backlash

This week has been a clinic in how social voices can move billion-dollar corporations to change what they are doing.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 at 03:53 AM PDT

Verizon Will Put Yahoo, AOL Into New Company Called Oath

Verizon Will Put Yahoo, AOL Into New Company Called Oath

Verizon Communications will create a new company called Oath after it completes its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and melds the troubled internet company with its AOL operations.

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