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IRS Admits Data Breach Was Much Worse Than Reported

The IRS admitted Monday that a massive data breach was much larger than first thought.

08/17/2015

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Tetris Could Help Curb Food, Drug Cravings

A few minutes of playing Tetris could help curb cravings for food and drugs, according to a new study out of England.

08/17/2015

An anti-Asian slur tagged on Twitch founder Justin Kan's San Francisco home. (Source: Justin Kan)

Twitch Founder’s San Francisco Home Targeted With Racist Slur; Suspect Caught On Camera

Twitch founder Justin Kan was the apparent victim of a hate crime when a man was caught on surveillance camera footage tagging a racist slur on the garage door of his San Francisco home.

08/16/2015

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Sesame Street Gang Is Moving To HBO

Time Warner Inc. announced a deal last week to bring Bert, Ernie, Big Bird and the gang to HBO for the next five seasons.

08/15/2015

Passengers wait for bags at the Southwest Airlines baggage claim at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport as flights are delayed due to technical issues at a Federal Aviation Administration center.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

SFO Dodges #Flypocolypse As Computer Glitch Causes Hundreds Of Flight Delays, Cancellations In Northeast

Air traffic was snarled and passengers’ tempers frayed on Saturday as many flights to and from airports throughout a large swath of the Northeast were delayed or cancelled.

08/15/2015

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New ‘Drinkable’ Sunscreen Protects Skin From Inside Out, Or Does It?

There’s a new sunscreen that promises never to leave you with greasy skin, or weird tan lines. You don’t apply it – you drink it. But is drinkable sunscreen really a protective summer cocktail for your skin?

08/15/2015

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

Uber, Lyft Apply For Permits To Operate In Nevada

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft say they’ve filed applications for permits to operate in Nevada.

08/14/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on stage during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Apple Inc. is expected to unveil more details on the much anticipated Apple Watch, the tech giant's entry into the rapidly growing wearable technology segment. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Apple Said To Show Interest In Car Testing Facility At Old Concord Naval Weapons Station

Adding fuel to rumors that Apple is working on designs for a car, local officials say engineers for the giant tech company recently made inquiries about a former navy base that’s been converted into a testing ground for self-driving cars and other cutting-edge vehicles.

08/14/2015

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Students Rising Above Teach Low-Income Kids How To Code

(KPIX 5) — Good computer literacy is vital nowadays, especially in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. Stevon Cook knows this firsthand. He is the CEO of Mission Bit, a small startup with big goal: […]

08/14/2015

A small drone is seen flying during a demonstration at the International Drone Expo 2015 at Makuhari Messe on May 21, 2015 in Chiba, Japan.  (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Drone Forces Emergency Transport Helicopter Pilot To Take Evasive Action In Fresno Area

Pilots on board a medical emergency helicopter transporting a patient from the mountains to a hospital had to take evasive action when a drone flew right into their path near Fresno.

08/13/2015