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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.

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015 at 05:02 PM PST

SF Payment Service Square Prices IPO Below Range

SF Payment Service Square Prices IPO Below Range

Once the hottest of startups, Square has now officially cooled down.

Monday, Nov 16, 2015 at 07:09 PM PST

Social Media Gets the Word Out During Paris Attacks

Social Media Gets the Word Out During Paris Attacks

The world was notified of the terrorist attacks in Paris largely through social media.

Monday, Nov 2, 2015 at 07:05 PM PST

Hewlett-Packard Splits Into Two Companies

Hewlett-Packard Splits Into Two Companies

Hewlett-Packard officially split into two companies over the weekend. HP Inc., which will sell personal computers and printers. Hewlett Packard Enterprise will sell commercial computer systems, software and tech...

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 at 07:11 PM PDT

Stanford Geneticist Solves International Mystery

Stanford Geneticist Solves International Mystery

A huge genetic mystery cleared up for a family with a story grabbing attention across the globe.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015 at 07:01 PM PDT

Oracle Plans to Build High School on Silicon Valley Campus

Oracle Plans to Build High School on Silicon Valley Campus

Oracle founder Larry Ellison already owns an island in Hawaii. Now, his company is building a high school next to its Silicon Valley headquarters to help fulfill Ellison's desire to teach students more...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 05:37 PM PDT

New Netflix Flick Opens On Big Screen

New Netflix Flick Opens On Big Screen

A brand new Oscar-buzzed movie opens Friday. It’s called “Beasts Of No Nation,” and it comes with strong reviews, and a strong well-known lead in Idris Elba. But it’s doubtful that people will flock to theaters...

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Two Critically Hurt in Stabbings at State Capitol

Two Critically Hurt in Stabbings at State Capitol

A violent protest broke out Sunday in Sacramento as a white supremacist group clashed with counter-protesters at the state capitol. At least six people were stabbed, police said.

Hundreds of Thousands Flood SF for Pride Parade

Hundreds of Thousands Flood SF for Pride Parade

Though the annual theme of the SF Pride Parade centered on racial and economic equality, Sunday's event added a clear anti-violence message in the wake of the Orlando shooting.

Firefighters Rush to Put Out Big-Rig Fire on I-580

Firefighters Rush to Put Out Big-Rig Fire on I-580

Firefighters were working to limit the risk of a wildfire starting Sunday evening in unincorporated Alameda County as they finished extinguishing a big-rig fire, an Alameda County fire official said.

Late Night Shooting Leaves East Bay Man in Critical Condition

Late Night Shooting Leaves East Bay Man in Critical Condition

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Saturday night in Antioch that sent one man to the hospital.

Poll: Clinton Leads Trump by 5 Points Nationwide

Poll: Clinton Leads Trump by 5 Points Nationwide

Democrat Hillary Clinton holds a five-point advantage over Republican Donald Trump after becoming her party's presumptive presidential nominee, according to the latest national NBC News/Wall Street Journal...

Pipe Bombs Discovered in North Bay

Pipe Bombs Discovered in North Bay

Police in Rohnert Park were called to assist Sonoma County Probation officers Saturday evening, after a destructive device thought to be a pipe bomb was discovered, according to police.

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