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Cal Fire planes spray slurry on a wildfire in the Altamont Pass, May 28th, 2015 (Photo by @brianjtarte, used with permission)

Hobby Drone Prevents Firefighting Aircraft From Flying Over California Wildfire

A hobbyist flying a drone prevented firefighting aircraft from fighting a wildfire in Southern California Wednesday, a Cal Fire officer tweeted.

06/24/2015

A car made with 3D printed metal. (CBS)

Car Made With 3D Printed Metal Showcasing What New Technology Can Accomplish

A car on display in San Francisco is being used as a showcase for what can be done with 3D metal printing.

06/24/2015

A display for the Nintendo 3DS (Toshifumi Kitamura/Getty Images)

Nintendo Games To Feature Same-Sex Marriages Between Characters

Nintendo confirmed that the new Fire Emblem role-playing games will introduce same-sex marriage to players.

06/24/2015

A picture shows the logo of online lodging service Airbnb displayed on a computer screen in the Airbnb offices in Paris on April 21, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Mountain View Man Renting Small Tent Near Google For $965 Per Month

The housing crisis in the South Bay is still in full swing.

06/24/2015

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Analyst Finds Netflix Ratings On Par With ABC, NBC

Netflix is taking advantage of its stock at an all time high in a move to make shareholders happy

06/24/2015

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Bay Area Workers Earning Nearly 50 Percent More Than Average U.S. Employee

San Francisco-area workers earn around 47 percent more than the U.S. average, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

06/23/2015

Netflix Headquarters

Netflix To Split Stock 7-For-1 In Move To Make Shares More Affordable

Netflix will execute a seven-for-one stock split next month in a widely anticipated move designed to make the Internet video service’s shares more affordable to a bigger pool of investors.

06/23/2015

An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber’s Revised Privacy Policy Could Allow Users To Be Tracked 24/7

The ride-hailing service Uber has announced a change in its privacy policy next month that could theoretically allow the application to track users’ movements at all hours of the day, even if they exit the app.

06/23/2015

"Lending Club 2" Speed Sailing Trimaran, Photo Credit - Lloyd Images (PRNewsFoto/Lending Club)

Speed Sailing Legends, Insanely Fast Trimaran ‘Lending Club 2′ Spotted In San Francisco Bay, Training For Transpac Record

Insanely fast barely begins to describe the concept of a massive 105-foot, three-hulled trimaran rising up out of the water and skimming the tops of waves at up to 46 miles per hour. Now imagine sailing it 2,225 miles from California to Hawaii in the Transpac race next month.

06/23/2015

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled his plans for a "Hyperloop" transportation system on August 12, 2013. Musk claimed the system would whisk passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 30 minutes. (CBS)

700 Join Race To Build Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Travel Pods

A lot of would-be entrepreneurs want to put their work in front of SpaceX founder Elon Musk. More than 700 people have signed up for a competition to build the key piece of Musk’s high-speed transit system known as Hyperloop.

06/23/2015