San Francisco Entrepreneur Completes ‘Bachelorette’ Tokyo Dinner Date Contest; Has Plans For Other Finalists
A San Francisco entrepreneur who secured a highly-coveted reservation to an exclusive restaurant in Japan has pulled off her much-publicized online ‘Bachelorette’-style contest to find a dinner date – and now has additional plans for those applicants who didn’t make the cut.
NASA will attempt to launch a drought and climate research satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base early Saturday, a launch that could be visible from the Bay Area and beyond.
Google apologized after facing fierce criticism for a software glitch that was translating “gay” into homophobic slurs for several different languages.
A new documentary airing at the Sundance Film Festival chronicles how a public bus in Silicon Valley has turned into an unofficial shelter for the homeless.
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.
Five years ago Oakland’s Actual Cafe did something almost unthinkable in tech-crazed Bay Area — they imposed a no-laptops policy on weekends. Now they’ve expanded that restriction to dinnertime.
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.
A new study from UC Davis found women playing a video game who were given an overweight avatar were not as active as those with a thin avatar, regardless of the player’s actual body type.
Charles Hard Townes, a UC Berkeley emeritus professor who invented the laser and won the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics, died Tuesday at the age of 99.
San Francisco-based Uber is showing off its altruistic side by pushing its ride-sharing service as an antidote to drunk driving in time for Super Bowl Sunday.