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Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 05:44 PM PST

Voter Records Exposed on Internet: Report

Voter Records Exposed on Internet: Report

It’s something we take for granted: When we vote, our vote will stay private. But the voting records of just about every American who has voted since 2000 were reportedly exposed in a publicly available Internet...

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 08:03 PM PST

New Hoverboard Law Coming to CA on Jan. 1

New Hoverboard Law Coming to CA on Jan. 1

Anyone under the age of 16 will not be allowed to ride a hoverboard on public roadways in California, according to a new state law set to go into effect on Jan. 1.

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 06:39 PM PST

FAA Reminds Drone Owners to Get Registered

FAA Reminds Drone Owners to Get Registered

Call it "Game of Drones." Will new drone owners – and there are about a million of them who found unmanned flying devices under the Christmas tree this year – register them in time? The Federal Aviation...

Monday, Dec 21, 2015 at 10:07 PM PST

Offenders to Entrepreneurs: Inmates Attempt to Defy Odds

Offenders to Entrepreneurs: Inmates Attempt to Defy Odds

During a time when racist texts and excessive force are sparking investigations into our prison systems, a semblance of hope is coming from the inside. An innovative program is trying to turn offenders...

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 at 12:21 PM PST

Facebook Messenger App Adds Uber Button

Facebook Messenger App Adds Uber Button

Uber announced a partnership with Facebook on Wednesday that would allow customers to use the Facebook Messenger app to book their next ride. The latest update of Messenger includes an Uber button, so Facebook...

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 05:49 PM PST

Recreational Drones Must Be Registered Under New Rule

Recreational Drones Must Be Registered Under New Rule

Owners of recreational drones must start registering them later this month, the Federal Aviation Administration announced on Monday. “We expect hundreds of thousands of model unmanned aircraft will be purchased...

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015 at 11:11 AM PST

Chess Federation Benefits From Wu-Tang Album Auction

Chess Federation Benefits From Wu-Tang Album Auction

Wu-Tang leader RZA said he’d give some of the proceeds to charity. He came through. Among those getting money from the sale is the Bay Area’s Hip-Hop Chess Federation. HHCF blends rap and chess to help kids make...

Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015 at 08:24 PM PST

NASA Partners With Google for First-of-its-Kind Quantum Computer

NASA Partners With Google for First-of-its-Kind Quantum Computer

The new Quantum computer – a joint venture between the space agency and Google – is still a bit of a mystery. The goal is to fire things up to the point where the new machine can calculate things like...

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 at 07:56 PM PST

Martin Shkreli Discusses 'Most Hated CEO' Title

Martin Shkreli Discusses 'Most Hated CEO' Title

How do you get to be called the “Most hated CEO in America?”

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015 at 06:54 PM PST

Drone Expo Discusses Photographs, Movies and Privacy Concerns

Drone Expo Discusses Photographs, Movies and Privacy Concerns

They're coming to a wedding and a skyline near you. Get ready for the age of the drone. Scott Budman reports.

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Sanders Heads to Church to Woo Black Voters

Sanders Heads to Church to Woo Black Voters

Following a pattern he began in earnest last month in New York by courting black voters at church, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders planned a similar rally in Oakland on Memorial Day, about...

Double Dose of Playoff Fever With Sharks, Warriors

Double Dose of Playoff Fever With Sharks, Warriors

The entire Bay Area is abuzz with the prosepct of having two local sports franchises playing for championships.

San Jose Councilman Sleeps With Rats

San Jose Councilman Sleeps With Rats

A San Jose City Councilman spent the night in a city-approved homeless encampment in Portland. Tam Nguyen wanted to see if something similar could work in San Jose.

Father, 1-Year-Old Daughter Found Dead

Father, 1-Year-Old Daughter Found Dead

A 1-year-old Antioch girl was still missing Sunday, a day after her father's body was found in a slough in Walnut Grove.

Obama Lays Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

Obama Lays Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

President Barack Obama laid a wreath Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns to honor members of the military who died serving their country. Obama's appearance at Arlington National Cemetery carries on a...

Search for Missing Vallejo Teen Called Off; Vigil Held

Search for Missing Vallejo Teen Called Off; Vigil Held

Family and friends of Pearl Pinson gathered Sunday evening in Vallejo to hold a vigil for the missing 15-year-old who was kidnapped last week.

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