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VIDEO: Apple Pay Will Get You Into National Parks Starting In September

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during a White House summit on cybersecurity at Stanford Friday that Apple Pay is partnering with the federal government for some financial transactions.

02/13/2015

President Barack Obama walks off Air Force One as he arrives in San Francisco at the start of a four-day trip to California on February 12, 2015. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama Visiting Bay Area; Expect Traffic, Cable Car Disruptions

President Barack Obama will be in the Bay Area from Thursday evening through Saturday for a cybersecurity summit and fundraiser. Commuters and visitors to San Francisco and the Peninsula should expect traffic disruptions, including the suspension of Cable Car service.

02/12/2015

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If Science Says We’re Built For Taking Naps, Why Aren’t They More Widely Accepted?

It’s okay to take a nap. According to a new study by the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, the 30 minute restorative nap can work wonders, but our industrious culture may keeping us from the sleep of our dreams.

02/10/2015

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Stanford Researchers Seeking A New Generation Of Vaccines Amid Measles Outbreak

Amid the measles outbreak, vaccines are a hot topic and this week KCBS Indepth talks with Dr. Mark Davis, who is the director of Stanford’s Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection, who says researchers are trying to better understand vaccines and create new ones.

02/09/2015

US President Barack Obama smiles before boarding Marine One helicopter from a field overlooking the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama To Attend $10K Fundraising Dinner At SF Home

The Democratic National Committee is hosting a $10,000 a plate fundraising dinner with President Barack Obama at a San Francisco home next week.

02/06/2015

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Gates Foundation Donating $50 Million To Stanford For ‘New Generation Of Vaccines’

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation plans to give Stanford University $50 million over the next 10 years to help develop vaccines.

01/30/2015

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Salon.com Founder’s Speech Blasts His New Bernal Heights Techie Neighbors For Ruining The Vibe

Bernal Heights, once home to artists and blue-collar workers is now “the hottest zip code in town.” David Talbot says that’s a bad thing and blames the techies who moved in.

01/29/2015

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Documentary ‘Hotel 22′ Captures Life On Silicon Valley’s De Facto Homeless Shelter On Wheels

A new documentary airing at the Sundance Film Festival chronicles how a public bus in Silicon Valley has turned into an unofficial shelter for the homeless.

01/29/2015

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Stanford Researchers Find Telecommuters More Productive, But Workers At Home May Be More Lonely

With more companies looking at allowing their employees to work from home, a team of researchers from Stanford found home-based workers are more productive, but also found telecommuting is not for everyone.

01/26/2015

Camera strapped onto a Humboldt squid. (Stanford University)

Stanford Researchers Strap ‘Crittercam’ Onto Squid, Discover How They Speak, Hide Themselves

Researchers at Stanford University strapped cameras on squid off the coast of Mexico and found the sea creatures likely use visual patterns to communicate and to camouflage themselves, according to a study released this week.

01/23/2015

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