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Monday, Nov 28, 2016

Cyber Monday: Online Bargains May Come with Risks

Cyber Monday: Online Bargains May Come with Risks

This year, a record $3.5 billion is expected to be spent on Cyber Monday, which is a 9 percent jump. But along with online deals come online risks.

Friday, Nov 11, 2016

Silicon Valley Tech CEOs React to Trump Presidency

Silicon Valley Tech CEOs React to Trump Presidency

Donald Trump's election caused celebration, concern, and in the case of Silicon Valley tech companies, a flurry of memos and e-mails.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

SJC Unveils Robots to Help Travelers

SJC Unveils Robots to Help Travelers

Mineta San Jose International Airport rolled out a new fleet of robots Tuesday to help passengers.

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016

Our Robot Future: Shopping and Chatting

Our Robot Future: Shopping and Chatting

The future will have lots of robots, ranging from the dangerous to the productive, and some meant to be your friends.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

All Tesla Cars Will Feature Self-Driving Hardware

All Tesla Cars Will Feature Self-Driving Hardware

All Tesla vehicles, including the new Model 3, will be built with self-driving hardware, the electric car maker announced Wednesday.

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

Bay Area Consumers Fed Up With Galaxy Note 7 Issues

Bay Area Consumers Fed Up With Galaxy Note 7 Issues

The latest setback for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone has some Bay Area consumers fed up.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016

LinkedIn Adding News Feeds and Messaging 'Bots'

LinkedIn Adding News Feeds and Messaging 'Bots'

LinkedIn wants to become more useful to workers by adding personalized news feeds, helpful messaging "bots" and recommendations for online training courses, as the professional networking service strives to...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

Video Shows Hackers Control a Tesla

Video Shows Hackers Control a Tesla

A China-based company was able to successfully hack into a moving Tesla vehicle using WiFi.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016

Driverless Cars Get Powerful Boost, Thanks to the Feds

Driverless Cars Get Powerful Boost, Thanks to the Feds

The federal government is on board with driverless cars — but with caveats. That’s the message sent out by the Department of Transportation by calling driverless cars among “the most important achievements...

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016

Can Apple Make Listening Easy Without a Headphone Jack?

Can Apple Make Listening Easy Without a Headphone Jack?

When Apple shows off its latest iPhone on Wednesday, it will answer a question it hasn't had to address in years: "What's it putting in the box?" (Besides the iPhone itself, that is.)

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Flooding Concerns Ramp up as Powerful Storm Targets Bay Area

Flooding Concerns Ramp up as Powerful Storm Targets Bay Area

Another powerful storm expected to douse the Bay Area Sunday night and Monday morning could pack threats of flooding, mudslides, toppled trees and power outages.

Anderson Reservoir Continues to Spill

Anderson Reservoir Continues to Spill

For the second day in a row, a torrent of water on Sunday flowed over the Anderson Reservoir spillway, marking a phenomenon that hadn't happened for 11 years until this weekend.

Scientists Question Using Waste Water From Oil Fields

Scientists Question Using Waste Water From Oil Fields

It’s been done for two decades but after the release of a new report, controversy is building. Should farmers irrigate crops with waste water from oil extraction? Even with recent rains, the demand for water sources is high. About 80 percent of the water used by Californians goes to agriculture. Stephen Stock investigates as scientists call for a halt to the practice until more is known about the chemicals in that water.

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly. The memos dated Friday seek to implement President Donald Trump's broad directive to crack down on illegal immigration. Kelly outlines plans to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents, expand on the priority list for immigrants marked for immediate removal and enlist local law enforcement to help make arrests, according to a person briefed on the documents, who confirmed the details to The Associated Press.

Mudslide in Orinda Threatens Stability of Transmission Tower

Mudslide in Orinda Threatens Stability of Transmission Tower

Crews in Orinda on Sunday raced to shore up the soil beneath a transmission tower after a recent mudslide threatened to knock over the soaring structure, according to a PG&E spokesperson.

Sexual Battery Reported Inside of SJSU Fraternity House

Sexual Battery Reported Inside of SJSU Fraternity House

A female partygoer was allegedly the victim of sexual battery inside a San Jose State University fraternity house, according to police.