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7 Tech Trends for 2015
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7 Tech Trends for 2015

Will 2015 be the year of wearable tech? The long-awaited Apple Watch will be making its debut in 2015 and consumers will want to try out newly available 3D printers to make food and collectibles. Smart home devices are also among the hot tech trends in the near year, experts say. Read »

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Big Businesses Guard Against Cyberattacks

Big Businesses Guard Against Cyberattacks

Businesses are expected to spend $71.1 billion this year on cybersecurity — a 7.9 percent increase over last year —... Read »

Nov 23, 2014
Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates

Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates

Acton, a Southern California company, has developed electronically-powered skates, with no pushing required. Watch »

Nov 22, 2014
Silicon Valley CEOs Say More Immigrant Visas Needed to Keep Tech Industry Strong

Silicon Valley CEOs Say More Immigrant Visas Needed to Keep Tech...

NBC Bay Area's Business and Tech reporter shows how the immigration debate also impacts visas for highly-educated... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Apple Plans to Include Beats Music Service in iOS

Apple Plans to Include Beats Music Service in iOS

Apple plans to incorporate its Beats music service, which it paid $3 billion for a few months ago, into its iOS... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Facebook Shuttle Drivers Give

Facebook Shuttle Drivers Give "Thumbs Up" to Unionize

Shuttle bus drivers who take Facebook employees to and from Silicon Valley overwhelmingly gave the "thumbs... Read »

Nov 21, 2014
Crowdfunding Website Focused on Raising Money For Lawsuits

Crowdfunding Website Focused on Raising Money For Lawsuits

A new crowdfunding website aims to help raise money for legal cases. Watch »

Nov 19, 2014
Facebook Drivers Vote to Unionize, Demand More Pay

Facebook Drivers Vote to Unionize, Demand More Pay

Shuttle bus drivers who schlep Facebook employees to and from Silicon Valley began voting on Wednesday on whether to... Watch »

Nov 19, 2014
Google Trekkers Map Out Bay Area Trails

Google Trekkers Map Out Bay Area Trails

Google "trekkers" are helping you map out your next hiking trip and get a feel for being on the trail. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Uber Butts Heads With Journalists

Uber Butts Heads With Journalists

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick apologized Tuesday for one of his executive's suggestions that critics in the media should... Watch »

Nov 18, 2014
Uber Investigates If Exec Broke Rules by Snooping on Reporter

Uber Investigates If Exec Broke Rules by Snooping on Reporter

Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
San Quentin Inmates Learn to Code

San Quentin Inmates Learn to Code

Computer programming classes are on offer at San Quentin State Prison, where 18 inmates are learning computer skills... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

The CDC has taken down a much-criticized website that offered an "obesity cost calculator" to help... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
$19 Million in Silk Road Bitcoins Head to Auction

$19 Million in Silk Road Bitcoins Head to Auction

The U.S. Marshals Service will auction off 50,000 bitcoins valued around $19 million that were seized in October... Read »

Nov 17, 2014
WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard

WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard

The pro skateboarder tested the $10,000 prototype Hendo Hoverboard after husband and wife Greg and Jill Henderson... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Uber To Let Passengers Stream Spotify Playlists

Uber To Let Passengers Stream Spotify Playlists

Starting Friday, customers of the ride-sharing service Uber in some cities will be able to stream their own Spotify... Read »

Nov 17, 2014
AT&T Customers Can Opt-Out of Tracking System

AT&T Customers Can Opt-Out of Tracking System

Customers with AT&T smartphones now have the option to opt-out of a controversial tracking system. Read »

Nov 16, 2014
Google Raises Turing Prize Stakes to $1 Million

Google Raises Turing Prize Stakes to $1 Million

The prize money for the computing "Nobel Prize" has been raised from $250,000 to $1 million thanks to... Read »

Nov 14, 2014
Website Exploits Passwords to Get Peek Inside Private Lives

Website Exploits Passwords to Get Peek Inside Private Lives

A new website has taken advantage of a weakness in many home security systems to take a peek inside people's private... Watch »

Nov 14, 2014
A Slower Internet? Net Neutrality Debate Heats Up

A Slower Internet? Net Neutrality Debate Heats Up

Pete Williams explains why a Federal Communications Commission regulation could have wide-ranging effects for how... Watch »

Nov 14, 2014

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