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Phone Wizard: What Should You Buy?
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Phone Wizard: What Should You Buy?

With the release of the iPhone 6 and a slew of other new phones now on the market, we've developed this guide to help you determine which phone is right for you. All you have to do is answer a few short questions. Read »

2 hours ago
World's Biggest-Ever IPO: Alibaba Priced at $68 a Share

World's Biggest-Ever IPO: Alibaba Priced at $68 a Share

Alibaba has priced its initial public offering at $68 per share, near the upper end of its expected range, ahead of... Read »

48 minutes ago
Home Depot Data Breach May Have Hit 56 Million Cards

Home Depot Data Breach May Have Hit 56 Million Cards

The massive five-month data breach that hit Home Depot affected as many as 56 million payment cards, the... Read »

2 hours ago
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Stepping Down

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Stepping Down

A Silicon Valley icon -- Oracle CEO Larry Ellison -- is stepping down, effective immediately, the Redwood... Read »

2 hours ago
Microsoft Lays Off 2,100, Closes Silicon Valley Research Lab

Microsoft Lays Off 2,100, Closes Silicon Valley Research Lab

Microsoft will close its Silicon Valley research lab as part of the 2,100 layoffs it announced Thursday. Read »

2 hours ago
Brown Signs Ride-Sharing Insurance Legislation

Brown Signs Ride-Sharing Insurance Legislation

Drivers for ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft must carry minimum levels of insurance under... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Audi Gets First Permit to Test Driverless Cars in California

Audi Gets First Permit to Test Driverless Cars in California

Audi beat out other car manufacturers Tuesday to become the first company to get a permit from the state... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Netflix CEO Joins Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Board

Netflix CEO Joins Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Board

A Silicon Valley community giant has joined forces with a tech giant. The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
How to Download iOS 8 and What You'll Get

How to Download iOS 8 and What You'll Get

Apple's new iOS 8 operating system is available for download as of Wednesday afternoon, NBC News reported. Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Drag Queens Will

Drag Queens Will "Mobilize" if FB Doesn't Change Policy

Some Bay Area drag queens say they are "disappointed" with the lack of progress made at... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Fast-Growing Box Leasing Buildings in Redwood City

Fast-Growing Box Leasing Buildings in Redwood City

Box, the online storage company, has leased 334,000 square feet in downtown Redwood City. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
NASA Picks Boeing, SpaceX to Build

NASA Picks Boeing, SpaceX to Build "Space Taxis"

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, the space agency announced... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Airbnb Legalization Effort in SF Stalls

Airbnb Legalization Effort in SF Stalls

Debate and discussion over exactly what to do with Airbnb rentals in San Francisco will continue as proposed... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Apple Releases Tool to Remove U2 Album

Apple Releases Tool to Remove U2 Album

Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Battle Brews Between Facebook, Drag Queens

Battle Brews Between Facebook, Drag Queens

A battle is brewing between two very unlikely opponents--Facebook and drag queens. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
How Does Driverless Car Insurance Work?

How Does Driverless Car Insurance Work?

Driverless cars are being tested in the Bay Area, but a dose of reality comes with them--when they get into... Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Set First-Day Record

iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Set First-Day Record

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Microsoft to Buy “Minecraft” Maker for $2.5B

Microsoft to Buy “Minecraft” Maker for $2.5B

Microsoft said it will buy the Stockholm-based game developer behind the hit “Minecraft” franchise for $2.5 billion,... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Google to Test Self-Driving Car Without Backup Driver

Google to Test Self-Driving Car Without Backup Driver

Google is getting set to hit the roads with its first ever self-driving car without a backup driver. Read »

Sep 14, 2014
Levi's Stadium Expected to be Haven for iPads, Smartphones

Levi's Stadium Expected to be Haven for iPads, Smartphones

At Candlestick Park, high tech meant escalators, but at Levi’s Stadium, it's a nerd’s paradise--and in a good Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
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