The Raiderettes, the Oakland Raiders cheerleaders, perform during the Oakland Raiders preseason game against the Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

California Bill Would Reclassify Pro Sports Cheerleaders As Team Employees With Wage Protections

A Southern California lawmakers is working to improve the status of professional sports cheerleaders, who lack wage protections and rights allotted to other team workers.

19 hours ago

Wrightspeed electric truck. (CBS)

Tesla Of The Truck World? Silicon Valley Company Turns Commercial Vehicles Into Electric Green Machines

A Silicon Valley company could become the Tesla of the commercial truck world. The company called Wrightspeed is converting dirty trucks into clean, electric machines.

22 hours ago

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Caught On Camera: Brazen Robber Snatches iPhone From 83-Year-Old Outside Berkeley Apple Store

An 83-year-old man had just purchased an iPhone from the Apple Store in Berkeley when a man ran up, snatched it from his hands and dashed off.

01/30/2015

Picture taken on February 15, 2012 shows an employee of German luxury car maker Audi working on an Audi A4 car on the assembly line at the Audi plant in Neckarsulm, southwestern Germany. Audi is re-calling 850,000 A4s worldwide due to problems with the airbags is was learned on October 23, 2014. (THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Safest Cars Ever? Not A Single Driver Died In These 9 Vehicle Models

Vehicles have never been this safe, so safe in fact that 9 types of vehicles including some SUVs had zero driver deaths during the years studied.

01/29/2015

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Google Apologizes For Translating ‘Gay’ Into Homophobic Slurs

Google apologized after facing fierce criticism for a software glitch that was translating “gay” into homophobic slurs for several different languages.

01/29/2015

Google headquarters. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Lab Quietly Working On Fitbit-Like Wristband To Detect Cancer, Creating Synthetic Skin

While recent Google technologies such as driverless cars and wearable computers make headlines, the tech giant has been quietly working on health related-technologies cancer detectors and making synthetic human skin.

01/29/2015

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Facebook Beats Profit, Revenue Forecasts For 7th Straight Quarter, 1.39 Billion Monthly Users

For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices.

01/28/2015

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State Health Advisory Issued For E-Cigarettes; Study Calls For Devices To Be Strictly Regulated

The state’s top health official has issued a health advisory on electronic cigarettes, calling them unsafe and urging people to avoid the increasingly popular devices.

01/28/2015

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Report Finds California’s Financial Comeback Mainly Due To Spending Reductions, Not Higher Revenue

The report from Standard & Poor’s found that contrary to popular belief, lower spending has spurred California’s economic recovery, and not higher revenues.

01/28/2015

Candy bars laced with medical marijuana. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Venture Capitalists Look To Cash In On Booming Cannabis Industry

Hundreds of investment firms are looking to get in on the ground floor of what is being called the fastest growing investment opportunity in the country.

01/28/2015

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