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3D-printed lower receiver of a a Colt CM109 modular battle rifle being fired. (PrintedFirearm.com)

You Can 3D Print A Heavy-Caliber Gun — And It’s Totally Legal

With a $500 3D printer and enough thermoplastic, you can mass produce deadly plastic guns from the convenience of your own home.

03/27/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 08: WWE wrestler John Cena speaks at a news conference announcing the WWE Network at the 2014 International CES at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on January 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The network will launch on February 24, 2014 as the first-ever 24/7 streaming network, offering both scheduled programs and video on demand. The USD 9.99 per month subscription will include access to all 12 live WWE pay-per-view events each year. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 10 and is expected to feature 3,200 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.

WrestleMania Could Mean $100 Million Boost For Bay Area Economy; Cena Calls Silicon Valley ‘Beautiful’

WrestleMania 31 is in Santa Clara this Sunday. The WWE’s annual springtime extravaganza is expected to bring $100 million in economic activity to the Bay Area.

03/27/2015

Apple Introduces New Two New iPhone Models At Product Launch

Apple’s Openly Gay Tim Cook Denounces Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

Apple CEO tweeted his disappointment Friday about Indiana’s new ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.

03/27/2015

Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Shares Slide On Word Of Slow Model S Demand In China

Tesla is getting hammered on a report that its new Model S registrations in China fell 45-percent in February from the month before.

03/27/2015

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$10 Million To Upgrade San Bruno Pipeline Diverted While PG&E Execs Got Bonuses Before Deadly Explosion Says PUC Chief

In what sounded like damning testimony to state senators, Public Utilities Commission president Michael Picker said Pacific Gas & Electric took millions from ratepayers earmarked for San Bruno pipeline upgrades and diverted it to boost profits and give bonuses to top executives.

03/27/2015

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman (center) and other Yelp executives applaud after ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange, March 2, 2012. (CBS)

Yelp Plays Defense As ‘Billion Dollar Bully’ Film Nears $60,000 Kickstarter Goal

Online review giant Yelp has gone on defense, as a Kickstarter for a movie criticizing the site’s business practices has raised more than $50,000 in one week.

03/26/2015

2724 Pacific Avenue

Pacific Heights Mansion Sells For Nearly $24 Million; SF’s Most Expensive Sale In 2015

One of San Francisco’s priciest listings is no longer for sale. The 13,500 square foot Queen Anne mansion at 2724 Pacific Avenue just sold for $23,889,000.

03/26/2015

A rendering of a Facebook drone. (Harvest Zhang/Facebook)

Facebook’s Laser Drones Could Bring Internet To 5 Billion People

Facebook showed off plans to provide internet to billions of people around the world using a solar-powered laser drone.

03/26/2015

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Woman Suing Planet Fitness After Complaints Over Transgender Person In Locker Room Gets Her Membership Revoked

A Michigan woman is suing Planet Fitness over claims that the gym was too respectful of transgender members.

03/26/2015

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Mobile Banking Here To Stay As More Americans Get Comfortable Banking On The Go

An annual Federal Reserve survey found that in 2014, 39-percent of adults with mobile phones used their devices for banking, compared to 33-percent in 2013.

03/26/2015