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Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015

Is ROBLOX the Next Minecraft?

Is ROBLOX the Next Minecraft?

ROBLOX, a video-gaming platform, gives tools to users to create and design their own video games.

Friday, Feb 19, 2016

The Secret Sauce of Silicon Valley

The Secret Sauce of Silicon Valley

Stanford professor Tina Seelig teaches creativity in business and says it's needed in all industries, especially in technology.

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015

Attracting Millennials Back to the Ballpark With Mobile Ticketing

Attracting Millennials Back to the Ballpark With Mobile Ticketing

Many professional sports teams, including the Oakland Raiders, don't take electronic tickets. Gametime, a mobile app for last-minute game tickets, hopes to change that.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Apple Chief Tim Cook Gives $6.5M to Charity

Apple Chief Tim Cook Gives $6.5M to Charity

Apple chief Tim Cook made a reported $6.56 donation to charity and continues to make his political views public.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

TV Improved by "Cinematic" Cable, Streaming Programming

TV Improved by "Cinematic" Cable, Streaming Programming

More digital offerings will mean better quality television, at least according to Moviepilot's Tobias Bauckhage.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Hampton Creek: Tech Food Startup

Hampton Creek: Tech Food Startup

Hampton Creek, a food technology company, has launched an egg-free mayonnaise and a cookie dough that are better for the environment.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Nuzzel Ranks Friends' News Above Mainstream Media

Nuzzel Ranks Friends' News Above Mainstream Media

A new app called Nuzzel places news from friends above traditional media and news outlets.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Declara Using Algorithms to Change Learning

Declara Using Algorithms to Change Learning

Ramona Pierson, founder and chief of startup Declara, creates new ways of learning with math.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Caterina Fake's New Geotagging App Findery

Caterina Fake's New Geotagging App Findery

Flickr and Hunch founder, Caterina Fake, has a new geo-tagging app called Findery that helps users find "a sense of place."

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Mark Papermaster's View of Apple

Mark Papermaster's View of Apple

Mark Papermaster, chief technical officer at AMD, headed up hardware at Apple during the iPhone 4 rollout and its antenna problem.

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Judge in Hawaii Extends Order Blocking Trump's Travel Ban
Judge in Hawaii Extends Order Blocking Trump's Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued the longer-lasting hold on the ban just hours after hearing arguments. Hawaii says the policy discriminates against Muslims and hurts the state's tourist-dependent economy. The implied message in the revised ban is like a "neon sign flashing 'Muslim ban, Muslim ban'" that the government didn't bother to turn off, state Attorney General Douglas Chin told the judge.

One Dead, Two Hurt in San Francisco Shooting
One Dead, Two Hurt in San Francisco Shooting

A woman was killed and two men were hurt in a shooting in San Francisco on Wednesday afternoon, police say.

70% of IRS Phone Tax Scams Involve iTunes Cards: Feds
70% of IRS Phone Tax Scams Involve iTunes Cards: Feds

As the April 18 filing deadline quickly approaches, many tax payers are looking forward to the end of tax season. But for state and federal investigators, tax fraud has quickly grown into a year-round problem with consequences for all tax payers.

Woman, 76, Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Hit and Run
Woman, 76, Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Hit and Run

A 76-year-old woman suffered life threatening injuries Wednesday afternoon when a she was struck by a vehicle while walking in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood.

Seattle Announces Suit Over Trump's Sanctuary Cities Threat
Seattle Announces Suit Over Trump's Sanctuary Cities Threat

Seattle filed a lawsuit Wednesday over President Donald Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally. Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing "sanctuary cities" is unconstitutional and creates uncertainty around the city's budget. Other governments have sued Trump over the sanctuary issue. San Francisco filed a lawsuit earlier this year, also saying the order was unconstitutional. California's Santa Clara County and two Massachusetts cities with large Latino populations - Chelsea and Lawrence - have also taken legal action.

San Jose's Water Shortage is Over: City Council
San Jose's Water Shortage is Over: City Council

The San José City Council announced Wednesday that the citywide water shortage had ended on March 28 in light of an improved water supply conditions from unusually heavy winter rain and snow throughout California that helped end a five-year drought.