kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Tech

Facebook Stage Names

SF Supervisor Calls For Facebook To Meet With Drag Queens Over Profile Restrictions

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos is calling on Facebook officials to meet with local drag queens to discuss the social media website’s recent crackdown on the performers to change their profile names.

09/12/2014

(iTunes screenshot)

Antioch Police Department Unveils New App For Public To Report Crime

Antioch residents have a new crime-fighting tool at their fingertips to instantly communicate with local law enforcement and report suspicious activity.

09/12/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

California Regulators Say Carpool Services Of Rideshare Firms Lyft, Sidecar, Uber Are Illegal

California regulators appear to have put the brakes on new carpooling services offered by rideshare firms such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar.

09/12/2014

(Indiegogo)

Will Ferrell Challenges Video Gamers To Play With Him At SF’s Twitch TV For Cancer Charities

“Anchorman” Will Ferrell is offering video game fans a chance to play with him in San Francisco to raise money for charities that help children with cancer.

09/12/2014

Facebook

Facebook Cracking Down On Fake Names On User Profiles

Facebook is cracking down on people using fake names in their profiles, and that’s not sitting well with some of San Francisco’s drag queens and transgender performers.

09/11/2014

A T-Mobile store in Glendale, California, on August 1, 2014. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: T-Mobile Rolls Out Wi-Fi Calling

Smartphones will have a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send text messages when customers can’t connect to the carrier’s cellular network.

09/11/2014

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

Hewlett-Packard Fined $58.7M After Pleading Guilty To Bribing Russian Officials For Contract

Hewlett-Packard has pleaded guilty to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract, and the company has been fined $58.7 million.

09/11/2014

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Says It Was Threatened With Daily Fines Of $250K During Surveillance Fight With Government

Yahoo said Thursday the government threatened to fine the company $250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance by surrendering online information, a step the company regarded as unconstitutional.

09/11/2014

Bud Light beer drone from YouTube video. (Eric Mack)

The Beer Drone Actually Exists And It Was Made In San Francisco

In the future, your skateboards may float, your phones may be charegeable by an arm tattoo, and your beers may be delivered via drone.

09/11/2014

Alexis Bledel (L) and Lauren Graham (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Gilmore Girls’ Headed To Netflix

The series, which aired from 2000-2007, will have a new life on the streaming service…

09/11/2014

Photo Galleries
Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New Products

More Galleries
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,931 other followers