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HONG KONG, CHINA:  A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 taxing for take-off. (PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Los Angeles-Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Aleutian Islands After Crew Detects Smoke

A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles International Airport was diverted to a U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands after smoke was detected on the aircraft.

07/29/2015

A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Chevron Cutting 500 Jobs From San Ramon Headquarters

The company says it is part of an effort to reduce costs around the world by one-billion dollars.

07/28/2015

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Amazon Proposes Prime Slice Of Air Space For Drone Delivery

Amazon is making a pitch for a prime slice of air space to facilitate high speed package delivery using drones.

07/28/2015

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Major Security Flaw Lets Hackers Take Over Android Phones With A Single Text Message

A major security flaw on Android phones let’s hackers break in with a single text. You don’t even have to open the message to get hacked.

07/28/2015

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Google Admitting It Can’t Compete With Facebook On Social Media?

Company vice president Brad Horotwitz, who’s been running Google+, said in a blogpost that users will no longer need a Google+ account to chat with others on Google products like YouTube. Any Gmail account will now suffice.

07/28/2015

Trays filled with shark fins are displayed at a store in Chinatown on August 24, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge To California Shark Fin Ban

A federal appeals court in San Francisco for a second time Monday rejected a challenge by two Asian-American groups to a California law that bans the possession and sale of detached shark fins within the state.

07/28/2015

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Petaluma Egg Ranch Workers Wearing Bio-Hazard Suits To Prevent Avian Flu Outbreak

The price of eggs at the supermarket has skyrocketed lately due to the avian flu outbreak, and a Petaluma rancher is putting his chicken farm under bio-hazard lock down to prevent an outbreak from affecting his flock.

07/27/2015

Dodge Ram Pickup Trucks (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Fiat Chrysler May Be Forced To Buy Back Thousands Of Defective Pickups, Jeeps Over Mishandled Recalls

Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.

07/27/2015

Battlefield Hardline Demos (credit: Dan R. Krauss/Getty Images)

China Opens Its Borders To Foreign Video Game Consoles

China is lifting a longtime ban on foreign video game consoles being sold anywhere in the country

07/27/2015

A potential hybrid car buyer test drives a Toyota Prius in San Francisco. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Bay Area Company Develops Deterrent For Hybrid Car Battery Thieves

Hybrid car owners are being warned over an uptick in battery thefts, and a Bay Area company has come up with a simple solution to stop them.

07/26/2015