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Startup Using Hoverboard Tech for Earthquake Safety

Startup Using Hoverboard Tech for Earthquake Safety

A South Bay startup aims to improve earthquake safety. Watch »

Jun 16, 2015
Apple Seeks Journalists for News App

Apple Seeks Journalists for News App

Apple is hiring journalists to work a 40-hour week on a app called News. Watch »

Jun 16, 2015
HealthCare.gov Stores User Info

HealthCare.gov Stores User Info "Indefinitely"

A government data warehouse that stores personal information on millions of HealthCare.gov customers is raising... Read »

Jun 15, 2015
Tesla Rents Former Solyndra Factory in Fremont: Report

Tesla Rents Former Solyndra Factory in Fremont: Report

Tesla has rented the 500,000-square-foot factory in Fremont that was the former home of Solyndra, according to the... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to Step Down

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to Step Down

Dick Costolo will step down as CEO of Twitter after almost five years. It did not disclose a reason for his... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Google Starts Urban

Google Starts Urban "Sidewalk Labs"

Google is moving from search engine to city streets with a new venture focusing on improving the quality of life for... Read »

Jun 11, 2015
The Science Behind the New

The Science Behind the New "Jurassic World" Dinosaur

Unlike the Tyrannosaurus Rex that terrorized paleontologists and parkgoers alike in 1993's "Jurassic... Read »

Jun 10, 2015
Intel Launches Investment Fund for Minority, Women-Led Firms

Intel Launches Investment Fund for Minority, Women-Led Firms

Intel is launching a $125 million investment fund for technology startups led by women and minorities, a move the... Watch »

Jun 9, 2015
SF Holds Off on Plan to Limit Airbnb Vacation Rentals

SF Holds Off on Plan to Limit Airbnb Vacation Rentals

San Francisco supervisors are holding off on a plan to limit short-term vacation rentals to 60 days a year. Watch »

Jun 9, 2015
Tesla Secures Permits For $15M in New Construction

Tesla Secures Permits For $15M in New Construction

Tesla Motors has secured approval of necessary permits over the last month to do more than $15 million of new... Read »

Jun 10, 2015
Wireless Companies Sue Berkeley Over Radiation Warning Plan

Wireless Companies Sue Berkeley Over Radiation Warning Plan

The wireless industry has filed suit against Berkeley to try to stop the city from forcing retailers to warn... Read »

Jun 9, 2015
Apple Unveils Streaming Service at Developer's Conference

Apple Unveils Streaming Service at Developer's Conference

Apple announced a major new foray into streaming music on Monday as it showed off a host of new software features... Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
TIPS: Take Better Vacation Pix on your Smartphone

TIPS: Take Better Vacation Pix on your Smartphone

More than 10 billion photos are taken each month. 6 billion of those are with smartphones. Watch »

Jun 15, 2015
WWDC 2015 Underway at Moscone Center

WWDC 2015 Underway at Moscone Center

Apple is expected to announce the streaming music-service at its annual conference for software developers, which... Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
Woman Behind Silicon Valley Gender Suit Demanded $2.7M

Woman Behind Silicon Valley Gender Suit Demanded $2.7M

The woman behind a high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm demanded... Read »

Jun 5, 2015
Bill Would Make It Easier to Install Cell Phone Antennae

Bill Would Make It Easier to Install Cell Phone Antennae

A plan to make it easier for wireless providers to install cellular antennae in California neighborhoods is being... Watch »

Jun 5, 2015
Yahoo to Shut Down Maps and Other Sections

Yahoo to Shut Down Maps and Other Sections

Yahoo will close its maps page, and several other sites, as it focuses on its search business, communication tools... Read »

Jun 5, 2015
Can A Company Own the Word “Book?”

Can A Company Own the Word “Book?”

Designbook’s pursuit of a trademark was met with objections from Facebook Watch »

Jun 3, 2015
Padmasree Warriors Leaving Cisco

Padmasree Warriors Leaving Cisco

A Silicon Valley shakeup. ONe of the most powerful people in the tech industry is stepping away from one of the... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015

"Pong," "Tetris" Make Video Game Hall of Fame's First Class

The first six games to enter the hall of fame cross decades and platforms, but all have impacted the video game... Read »

Jun 4, 2015

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