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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.)

Friday, Sep 2, 2016

Bay Area Smartphone Owners Stung by Samsung Recall

Bay Area Smartphone Owners Stung by Samsung Recall

Samsung is recalling 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

FAA Launches New Drone Rules

FAA Launches New Drone Rules

It just got easier to fly a drone. It also just got easier to get a drone-related job. Both items bringing good news to many in Silicon Valley, as drone careers, not to mention drone delivery, is coming closer.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

Silicon Valley Startup Wants You to 'Gab'

Silicon Valley Startup Wants You to 'Gab'

As Twitter knocks people off its site for being offensive, another Bay Area social network is trying to fill the gap.

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

NY-Based WeWork Opens Up Office Space in Silicon Valley

NY-Based WeWork Opens Up Office Space in Silicon Valley

A New York company is expanding into the Silicon Valley to fill a demand for more office space in the area.

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016

Tesla Model X Involved in Crash Allegedly in Autonomous Mode

Tesla Model X Involved in Crash Allegedly in Autonomous Mode

Just when we were beginning to see lots of the new Tesla Model X's on the road, another crash — this one with the electric SUV reportedly in autonomous mode.

Friday, Jul 1, 2016

Silicon Valley Reacts to Autonomous Tesla Crash

Silicon Valley Reacts to Autonomous Tesla Crash

One day after the world learned about the deadly crash of a Tesla Model S while in autonomous mode, the technology is under the microscope.

Top Stories
National Task Force Formed in Wake of Deadly Warehouse Fire

National Task Force Formed in Wake of Deadly Warehouse Fire

A new task force has been established in the investigation of the deadly Oakland warehouse fire, and it will hit the ground running Thursday, officials said.

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

They were artists, musicians, students and teachers, as young as 17 and most with long lives ahead of them. But those lives, at least 36, were cut short when an Oakland warehouse-turned-residence went up...

Rain Returns to the Bay Area as Storm Rolls In

Rain Returns to the Bay Area as Storm Rolls In

Rain returned to the Bay Area on Wednesday evening, and that meant a bit of relief from the cold, though only slightly.

SJSU Police Search For Suspect in Sexual Assault

SJSU Police Search For Suspect in Sexual Assault

San Jose State University police are investigating a sexual battery that occurred on campus Wednesday afternoon, according to a university police alert.

'Going to Be a Shock': Polar Vortex to Send Temps Plunging

'Going to Be a Shock': Polar Vortex to Send Temps Plunging

The first arctic blast of the season has hit mainland United States, blanketing parts of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and the Dakotas with temperatures as low as minus 14 overnight, NBC News reported. But...

Oakland Warehouse Lacked Fire Alarm, Suppression System: ATF

Oakland Warehouse Lacked Fire Alarm, Suppression System: ATF

An investigation into the deadly Oakland warehouse fire has yet to determine what caused the blaze, officials said Wednesday.