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Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 at 10:04 PM PST

Google Pulls Plug on Free Wi-Fi in Mountain View

Google Pulls Plug on Free Wi-Fi in Mountain View

Google is pulling the plug on its free citywide Wi-Fi service in Mountain View.

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 at 08:10 PM PST

Deadly Unrest in Ukraine Hits Home for Bay Area Tech Company

Deadly Unrest in Ukraine Hits Home for Bay Area Tech Company

NBC Bay Area's Scott Budman shows how one local startup is trying to raise funds to help those in Ukraine.

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 09:55 AM PST

US Bobsled Team Aided By App

US Bobsled Team Aided By App

An Olympic surprise leading to an historic medal? Yes, there's an app for that.

Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 at 04:51 AM PST

Inside Netflix’s Los Gatos War Room

Inside Netflix’s Los Gatos War Room

The men and women who work inside the Netflix war room are responsible for streaming out the hottest show in the world right now, “House of Cards,” to 44 million people in 41 countries.

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 at 07:20 PM PST

Facebook Fights Blog's Claim Over Fake "Likes"

Facebook Fights Blog's Claim Over Fake "Likes"

NBC Bay Area's Business and Tech Reporter Scott Budman reports on Facebook firing back against a blog claiming the social media giant does not increase business for users.

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 at 04:33 PM PST

Olympic Security Goes 3D

Olympic Security Goes 3D

3D scanning for security and fun

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 05:30 PM PST

Stocks Plummet, Dow Closes Down More Than 300

Stocks Plummet, Dow Closes Down More Than 300

U.S. stocks sank Monday, with the Dow plunging more than 300 points, after a worse-than-expected reading on manufacturing helped stoke investor fears about the global economic recovery. Scott Budman reports.

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 11:51 AM PST

TiVo and Twitter Track the Super Bowl

TiVo and Twitter Track the Super Bowl

The big data is in from the big game. TiVo and Twitter released their annual stats on what was watched, re-watched, and Tweeted about during the Super Bowl.

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 08:50 PM PST

US State Dept. Uses Google Hangout to Discuss Sochi Olympics Security

US State Dept. Uses Google Hangout to Discuss Sochi Olympics Security

NBC Bay Area's Business and Tech Reporter Scott Budman shows how the United States Department took a page from Silicon Valley technology to try and put visitors at ease when it comes to security at the...

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 at 05:35 PM PST

Hackers Tracking Mobile Apps?

Hackers Tracking Mobile Apps?

It's the latest target of hackers. NBC Bay Area's Scott Budman shows how mobile apps may be leaking your information.

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