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Syed Muzaffar (SFPD)

Former Uber Driver Faces Misdemeanor Vehicular Manslaughter Charge After Fatally Striking Girl

A former Uber driver, involved in a collision in San Francisco that killed in a six-year-old girl last December, has been charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter, the District Attorney’s spokesman said.

12/09/2014

2014's Hottest Gifts And Toys

Holiday Gift Guide For Techies

Gift ideas for the techies on your list this season.

12/08/2014

San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, and Bay shot from airplane at takeoff (credit: NASA/Northrop Grumman)

NASA Testing One of Several Futuristic Hybrid Aircraft

Get a glimpse of NASA’s new futuristic and environmentally conscious project…

12/08/2014

James Franco (left) & Seth Rogen (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

North Korea Denies Involvement But Calls Hack Attack On Sony Pictures ‘Righteous Deed’

North Korea released a statement Sunday that clearly relished a cyber attack on Sony Pictures, which is producing an upcoming film that depicts an assassination plot against Pyongyang’s supreme leader.

12/07/2014

Tesla HQ

Tesla Eyes Texas For Direct Online Sales But Needs Looser Law

Proposals to allow direct car sales in Texas stalled during the 2013 legislative session, but Palo Alto-based Tesla appears poised to revive the issue by offering future investment projects.

12/07/2014

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Richmond Police Get Shipment Of 120 Body Cameras To Wear In 2015

The matchbook-sized cameras will be worn on officers’ lapel and a power source will be kept in their breast pockets.

12/06/2014

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Attorney For Prostitute Charged In Death Of Google Exec Aboard His Yacht Says Other Women Did Drugs With Him Before He Overdosed

An attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have done drugs with him before he died.

12/06/2014

(Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Analysis: Making Sense Of Uber’s $40 Billion Valuation

Uber’s $40 billion valuation had investors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley abuzz a day after the ride-sharing company announced it had received more money from venture capitalists than any private company this year.

12/06/2014

The Bolt

2 San Francisco Entrepreneurs Build Prototype ‘Tesla’ Of Electric Bikes

In San Francisco, two moped-loving entrepreneurs with a common vision for green transportation, have built what they hope will become the Tesla of electric motorbikes in their garage.

12/05/2014

Police Body Camera

Mountain View Police Join Growing Number Of Departments Equipping Officers With Body Cameras

From President Barack Obama, to families of police shooting victims, the call is getting louder for officers to use body cameras. Police in Mountain View have become the latest in the Bay Area to use the technology.

12/05/2014

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