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Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 12:21 AM PST

Goal of Many Tech Companies: Make Our Lives More Relaxing

Goal of Many Tech Companies: Make Our Lives More Relaxing

For all the focus on smart cars and virtual reality here, you may be happy to learn that a lot of the technology coming our way in the next few years is focused on your entertainment. Scott Budman has the latest from CES in Las Vegas.

Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 07:51 PM PST

360 Photos: Inside CES 2017

360 Photos: Inside CES 2017

NBC Bay Area reporter Scott Budman and photographer Michael Horn arrived in Las Vegas on Wednesday night, just in time to cover the hottest new tech trends at at CES 2017.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 03:00 PM PST

Barf Bags and Smart Cars: CES 2017 Kicks Off With Wild Ride

Barf Bags and Smart Cars: CES 2017 Kicks Off With Wild Ride

Intel, arguably one of the more sedate companies in Silicon Valley, was apparently so concerned about its Virtual Reality demo Thursday night at the annual CES convention in Las Vegas, company reps handed out...

Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 07:34 PM PST

Silicon Valley Companies to Help in Russian Hacking Probe

Silicon Valley Companies to Help in Russian Hacking Probe

The investigation into the CIA's belief that Russia meddled in last month's presidential election to help Donald Trump win has Silicon Valley companies ready to mobilize.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 10:28 AM PST

'Star Wars' Battle Drones Set to Hit Retailers

'Star Wars' Battle Drones Set to Hit Retailers

It's the fight sure to get a lot of buzz this holiday season.

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 06:30 PM PST

Cyber Monday: Online Bargains May Come with Risks

Cyber Monday: Online Bargains May Come with Risks

This year, a record $3.5 billion is expected to be spent on Cyber Monday, which is a 9 percent jump. But along with online deals come online risks.

Friday, Nov 11, 2016 at 07:27 PM PST

Silicon Valley Tech CEOs React to Trump Presidency

Silicon Valley Tech CEOs React to Trump Presidency

Donald Trump's election caused celebration, concern, and in the case of Silicon Valley tech companies, a flurry of memos and e-mails.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016 at 07:07 PM PDT

SJC Unveils Robots to Help Travelers

SJC Unveils Robots to Help Travelers

Mineta San Jose International Airport rolled out a new fleet of robots Tuesday to help passengers.

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 07:36 PM PDT

Our Robot Future: Shopping and Chatting

Our Robot Future: Shopping and Chatting

The future will have lots of robots, ranging from the dangerous to the productive, and some meant to be your friends.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:32 AM PST

All Tesla Cars Will Feature Self-Driving Hardware

All Tesla Cars Will Feature Self-Driving Hardware

All Tesla vehicles, including the new Model 3, will be built with self-driving hardware, the electric car maker announced Wednesday.

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