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Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 at 10:21 PM PDT

Amazon to Deliver to Tailgaters at 49ers Games

Amazon to Deliver to Tailgaters at 49ers Games

If you’re meeting friends at a tailgate party this football season, you don’t want to show up empty-handed, right?

Well, there’s an app for that.

A big one: Amazon Prime.

Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 at 06:26 PM PDT

Judge Rules Uber Drivers Must Resolve Claims Individually

Judge Rules Uber Drivers Must Resolve Claims Individually

In a victory for Uber, a federal appeals court said Wednesday drivers for the most part have to resolve claims against the company individually and not through a class action lawsuit.

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016 at 02:30 PM PDT

Can Apple Make Listening Easy Without a Headphone Jack?

Can Apple Make Listening Easy Without a Headphone Jack?

When Apple shows off its latest iPhone on Wednesday, it will answer a question it hasn't had to address in years: "What's it putting in the box?" (Besides the iPhone itself, that is.)

Friday, Sep 2, 2016 at 09:08 PM PDT

Bay Area Smartphone Owners Stung by Samsung Recall

Bay Area Smartphone Owners Stung by Samsung Recall

Samsung is recalling 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 02:33 PM PDT

Facebook Changes Trending Topics After Megyn Kelly Report

Facebook Changes Trending Topics After Megyn Kelly Report

Facebook's changes to its "Trending Topics" section are being questioned after it featured a false report about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 07:03 AM PDT

FAA Launches New Drone Rules

FAA Launches New Drone Rules

It just got easier to fly a drone. It also just got easier to get a drone-related job. Both items bringing good news to many in Silicon Valley, as drone careers, not to mention drone delivery, is coming closer.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:01 PM PDT

Silicon Valley Startup Wants You to 'Gab'

Silicon Valley Startup Wants You to 'Gab'

As Twitter knocks people off its site for being offensive, another Bay Area social network is trying to fill the gap.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 07:29 PM PDT

Self-Driving Uber Cars to Ferry Passengers in Pa.

Self-Driving Uber Cars to Ferry Passengers in Pa.

In a few weeks, Uber will start using self-driving cars to carry passengers in Pittsburgh, raising the stakes in the fast-track race to deploy autonomous vehicles.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 06:57 PM PDT

Ford to Launch Driverless Cars From Silicon Valley by 2021

Ford to Launch Driverless Cars From Silicon Valley by 2021

A Motown giant just announced its next big hit — and it’s being developed in Silicon Valley.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 06:51 PM PDT

Could Drone Racing Be an Olympic Sport?

Could Drone Racing Be an Olympic Sport?

It’s one of the fastest moving, fastest growing sports in the world.

Could drone racing be flying into the Olympic Games?

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