Stanford University Hosts Peter Thiel For Open Exchange Speaker SeriesStanford University announced it will host speakers with controversial and opposing views in order to expose the campus to diverse perspectives and to foster open exchange on campus.
Tide Pod Challenge: The Viral Challenge Encouraging Teens To Eat Laundry DetergentA strange new internet craze coined the “Tide Pod Challenge” has gone viral with teens across the nation.
Facebook Promises Big Changes to Make Feeds More 'Meaningful'Facebook's latest move represents a major shift, one intended to highlight the posts users are most likely to engage with rather than passively consume.
Uber Used Tech Tool To Shield Data From Police Outside USThe ride-sharing company Uber confirmed Thursday that it had technology to shield company data when law enforcement raided its offices outside the U.S.
Circuit City Announces Relaunch 9 Years After Closing StoresWhile many brick-and-mortar retail shops continue to close their doors due to declining sales, one former electronics giant that went out of business almost a decade ago is staging a comeback. 
Senate Commerce Leader Confronts Apple About iPhone SlowdownThe chairman of the U.S. Senate's commerce committee wants Apple to lift the veil on its once-secret slowdown of older iPhones.
1440 Multiversity Retreat In The Santa Cruz Mountains Aims For Introspection1440 Multiversity is part of a growing number of retreats giving the tech-dependent a space to learn how to find balance in their lives.
Parts Of The Bay Area Can Now Text 911 For HelpIn Santa Clara and Sunnyvale, 911 dispatchers can text back and forth with a person in need of help.
Colorful Google Bikes Keep Getting Taken From Tech CampusThe tech giant known for providing users answers on the internet on Tuesday was looking for an answer of its own: how to keep its colorful Google bikes from going missing.

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California Legislators Propose Greater Wildfire Insurance ProtectionCalifornia lawmakers are taking steps to protect Californians from the suffering that follows a wildfire.
Three-Day Vigil, 520-Mile Journey For A Pair Of Air JordansWhat would you do for a chance to buy a limited edition pair of Nike Air Jordan's made out of Levi's denim?
Oakland Fights Developer's Lawsuit To Allow Coal At New Shipping TerminalThe City of Oakland was in court Tuesday, engaged in a battle to uphold a ban on coal within its borders.
Oakland Supermarket Clerk Fired For Trying To Stop ShoplifterA community is rallying around an East Bay grocery store clerk who got fired for trying to stop a crime. People can’t understand why trying to do the right thing got him canned.
Tenants Complain S.F. Affordable Rental Program Lets Landlords Play FavoritesThere are numerous complaints about San Francisco's affordable rental program and they're coming from both tenants and landlords.
Facebook Promises Big Changes to Make Feeds More 'Meaningful'Facebook's latest move represents a major shift, one intended to highlight the posts users are most likely to engage with rather than passively consume.
Gilroy Garlic Company Denies Allegations Made In Netflix DocumentaryA Bay Area garlic farm is getting roasted in a new Netflix documentary series, accused of selling garlic peeled by Chinese prisoners.
Uber Used Tech Tool To Shield Data From Police Outside USThe ride-sharing company Uber confirmed Thursday that it had technology to shield company data when law enforcement raided its offices outside the U.S.

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