Jan 16, 2015

Facebook Starts Graphic Violence Warnings

Facebook Starts Graphic Violence Warnings

Facebook has begun warning viewers of graphic violence and stopping auto-play of violent videos.

Jan 16, 2015

Google Partners With Automakers for Self-Driving Cars

Google Partners With Automakers for Self-Driving Cars

Google is in negotiations with automakers to create self-driving cars by 2020.

Jan 16, 2015

Tweeting and Posting Pics Releases Stress

Tweeting and Posting Pics Releases Stress

A new survey states that women who regularly tweet or post photos on mobile devices are 21 percent less stressed than those who do not.

Jan 15, 2015

Google Glass Leaves Google X

Google Glass Leaves Google X

Google is spinning off Google Glass from its experimental Google X to a new division headed by Nest chief executive Tony Fadell.

Jan 13, 2015

Mayer: Google Has No 20 Percent Time, Only 120 Percent Time

Mayer: Google Has No 20 Percent Time, Only 120 Percent Time

Former Googler Marissa Mayer says in a new book that the company's "20 percent time" for individual products didn't really exist.

Jan 13, 2015

Scientists Find iPhone "Separation Anxiety"

Scientists Find iPhone "Separation Anxiety"

A University of Missouri study finds that subjects with their iPhones in another room had elevated heart rates, blood pressure and performed worse on cognitive tasks.

Jan 13, 2015

Clinkle Attempts to Distance Itself from Past With 'Treats'

Clinkle Attempts to Distance Itself from Past With 'Treats'

After being ridiculed in the press, layoffs and product delays, Clinkle decides to use 'Treats' to rebrand itself.

Jan 13, 2015

Uber Offers Data to Cities for Planning

Uber Offers Data to Cities for Planning

Uber is now giving cities a look at its transportation to data to help with urban planning, but it's likely the move is an attempt to shore up some goodwill and political clout.

Jan 12, 2015

Dating App Tinder Buys Photo-Sharing App Tappy

Dating App Tinder Buys Photo-Sharing App Tappy

Tinder, a dating app, bought Namesake, the maker of ephemeral photo-sharing app Tappy.

Jan 12, 2015

Twitter Predicts When TV Show Will Succeed

Twitter Predicts When TV Show Will Succeed

A Nielsen study reports that tweets about TV programs can spell success for a new show.

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SJ Considers Allowing Boars to be Trapped, Killed

SJ Considers Allowing Boars to be Trapped, Killed

They are known for descending on lawns and destroying them, but should wild boars be trapped and killed in the South Bay?

First Flu-Related Death Reported in Napa County

First Flu-Related Death Reported in Napa County

The first flu-related death in Napa County this season was reported Friday night, according to county public health officials.

Arrest in New Year's Day Shooting Death in San Jose

Arrest in New Year's Day Shooting Death in San Jose

A suspect in a Jan. 1 homicide in San Jose was arrested this week at San Francisco International Airport, police said Friday.

Thousands Attend Anti-Abortion Rally in SF

Thousands Attend Anti-Abortion Rally in SF

Anti-abortion activists attending a march down Market Street in San Francisco on Saturday offered personal stories about how an abortion negatively affected their lives and expressed renewed hope that the...

Commission Fines PG&E $530,000 for Safety Violations

Commission Fines PG&E $530,000 for Safety Violations

The California Public Utilities Commission has fined Pacific Gas & Electric $530,000 for safety violations it says it found during audits that began in 2012.

Thousands Attend HempCon in San Jose

Thousands Attend HempCon in San Jose

Thousands of people poured into the San Jose Convention Center Saturday to experience HempCon, one of the biggest medical marijuana conventions.