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Thursday, May 28, 2015

BlogHer Celebrates a Decade of Women Bloggers

BlogHer Celebrates a Decade of Women Bloggers

BlogHer chief executive Lisa Stone helps celebrate her organization's 10th anniversary by updating the role of the female blogger.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Tech's "Frat Boy" Mentality Hurts Diversity

Tech's "Frat Boy" Mentality Hurts Diversity

The age of the hoodie-wearing chief executive and "bro"-grammers is over, Vivek Wadhwa says, and Silicon Valley needs to be more socially responsible.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Finding the $1M Smart Gun

Finding the $1M Smart Gun

The Smart Tech Challenge Foundation will give $1 million to an entrepreneur who can create a safer gun.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ellen Pao Put "Spotlight" on Silicon Valley Sexism

Ellen Pao Put "Spotlight" on Silicon Valley Sexism

Trinity Ventures partner Patricia Nakache says that Ellen Pao's sexual discrimination lawsuit has put a "spotlight" on the issue of sexism in Silicon Valley.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

"Surround Computing" is the Future of the Internet

"Surround Computing" is the Future of the Internet

AMD Chief Technical Officer Mark Papermaster discusses how "surround computing," a new way of communicating with technology, is the wave of the future.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Reddit Founder Says Everyone Should Learn to Code

Reddit Founder Says Everyone Should Learn to Code

Reddit founder and executive chairman Alexis Ohanian tells the new generation that it needs to learn to code.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Reddit Creator Discusses Website's Success

Reddit Creator Discusses Website's Success

Reddit's non-technical founder, Alexis Ohanian, reflects on why Reddit succeeded and its competitors did not.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Inside Stanford's Startup Accelerator StartX

Inside Stanford's Startup Accelerator StartX

Stanford students apply to the university's own accelerator, StartX, for a chance to be create their best product and possibly find funding.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Why Companies Should Say They're Sorry

Why Companies Should Say They're Sorry

After a big company breach or misstep, it's time for a company to say it's sorry.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Elastica CEO Gives Ways to Keep Your Company Safe

Elastica CEO Gives Ways to Keep Your Company Safe

After numerous data breaches, Rehan Jalil has some ideas on how to keep businesses safe -- by admitting they're at risk.

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Mandatory Evacuation Area Expanded in San Jose

Mandatory Evacuation Area Expanded in San Jose

San Jose city officials have expanded mandatory evacuations due to flooding along Coyote Creek.

Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy on Life Support After Crash

Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy on Life Support After Crash

A veteran Alameda County sheriff's deputy is on life support after being struck by a transportation vehicle at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin early Wednesday morning, a sheriff's spokesman said.

New Bill Aims to Limit Use of School Officers

New Bill Aims to Limit Use of School Officers

A nearly two-year long NBC Bay Area investigation revealed schools call the police on black students and children with disabilities at disproportionately higher rates than their peers. Following the series of Investigative Unit reports, California Assemblywoman Shirley Nash Weber (D-San Diego) is now proposing legislation that would require school districts to define the role and responsibilities of their campus based officers. Bigad Shaban reports on a story that first aired on Feb. 21.

Do I Need a New Mattress?

Do I Need a New Mattress?

5 telltale signs that it might be time to upgrade the most important piece of furniture in the household

7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold Life

7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold Life

For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life. This cluster of planets is less than 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius, according to NASA and the Belgian-led research team who announced the discovery Wednesday. The planets circle tightly around a dim dwarf star called Trappist-1, barely the size of Jupiter. Three are in the so-called habitable zone, where liquid water and, possibly life, might exist. The others are right on the doorstep.

Police Search For Armed Suspect in West Oakland

Police Search For Armed Suspect in West Oakland

Oakland police are searching for an armed suspect in a West Oakland neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon.