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Report: eBay Considering Laying Off 10 Percent of Workforce

Report: eBay Considering Laying Off 10 Percent of Workforce

PayPal is going to be spun off and set up as an independent company by owner eBay -- which is in turn thinking about... Read »

Dec 10, 2014

Photos: Protesters Disrupt Peter Thiel Talk at UC Berkeley

Photos: Protesters Disrupt Peter Thiel Talk at UC Berkeley View »

Dec 10, 2014
Anonymous Claims Responsibility For OPD Website Outage

Anonymous Claims Responsibility For OPD Website Outage

The city of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department websites have been out intermittently since Tuesday night and... Read »

Dec 11, 2014
Jesse Jackson Pitches Tech Diversity

Jesse Jackson Pitches Tech Diversity

Reverend Jesse Jackson talks diversity at Intel Watch »

Dec 10, 2014
Glassdoor: Google Is Best Place to Work in America

Glassdoor: Google Is Best Place to Work in America

Oil, pet food, capital -- and Google. The best places to work in America deal in these goods, with the top spot for... Read »

Dec 10, 2014
Mobile App Helps Diagnose Ear Infections

Mobile App Helps Diagnose Ear Infections

Need help checking for an infection? There's a tool and app for that. San Francisco based Cellscope created the... Watch »

Dec 10, 2014
iPod Classic Fetching Up to $1,000 on Auction Sites

iPod Classic Fetching Up to $1,000 on Auction Sites

The now discontinued iPod Classic is selling on auction sites for up to $1,000, according to reports. Read »

Dec 9, 2014
Portland, Ore., Sues to Stop Uber Service

Portland, Ore., Sues to Stop Uber Service

Portland sued the ride-hailing service Uber to stop it from operating within the Oregon city until it follows local... Read »

Dec 9, 2014
Rich, Famous Pony Up $25 Million For Change.org

Rich, Famous Pony Up $25 Million For Change.org

Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Jerry Yang: they all want Change.org to stick around. Read »

Dec 9, 2014
Editor's Picks: High-Tech to Low-Tech Toys 2014

Editor's Picks: High-Tech to Low-Tech Toys 2014

As the commercials roll out this holiday season, it’s hard to tell which toy to buy, especially if you’re buying for... Read »

Dec 10, 2014
Drones Highlight Clash of Technology and Government

Drones Highlight Clash of Technology and Government

Lawmakers are frantically trying to pass law regarding drones. It's the latest case of cutting-edge technology... Watch »

Dec 8, 2014
Video Game Pioneer Ralph Baer Dies

Video Game Pioneer Ralph Baer Dies

A video game pioneer who created both the precursor to "Pong" and the electronic memory game "Simon" has died, The... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Sony's PlayStation Hit by Hack Attack

Sony's PlayStation Hit by Hack Attack

Sony's online PlayStation store was inaccessible to users for part of Monday in the latest possible cyberattack... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Sony Hack Exposed 47,000 Social Security Numbers: Report

Sony Hack Exposed 47,000 Social Security Numbers: Report

A hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment exposed more than 47,000 Social Security numbers, including those of Hollywood... Read »

Dec 6, 2014
Bay Area Tech Well Represented Onboard NASA's Orion

Bay Area Tech Well Represented Onboard NASA's Orion

NASA's new Orion spacecraft made a "bull's-eye" splashdown in the Pacific on Friday following a dramatic test flight... Watch »

Dec 5, 2014
Steve Jobs' Video Testimony Transfixes Courtroom

Steve Jobs' Video Testimony Transfixes Courtroom

More than three years after his death, legendary Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs held a federal courtroom transfixed on... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Sony Kept Passwords in File Named

Sony Kept Passwords in File Named "Password"

Sony Pictures Entertainment is being blamed for lax security, including keeping a file directory labeled... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
SF Company Offers Gigabit Access

SF Company Offers Gigabit Access

Tech hub San Francisco is still without fiber Internet access, but MonkeyBrains is willing to offer you a glimpse of... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Orion Spacecraft to Launch New Era in Space Travel

Orion Spacecraft to Launch New Era in Space Travel

NBC Bay Area's Business and Tech Reporter Scott Budman spent the dya at NASA Ames as they prepared for the Orion... Watch »

Dec 3, 2014
Google Goes Big In LA, Gobbles Up 12 Acres In Playa Vista

Google Goes Big In LA, Gobbles Up 12 Acres In Playa Vista

Google buys 12 acres in Playa Vista for $120 million -- and is also going to lease the hangar of legendary reclusive... Read »

Dec 4, 2014

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