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Crescent Bay, Oculus' latest virtual reality headset which boasts 360-degree tracking. (photo courtesy Oculus)

Oculus Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset Boasts With 360-Degree Head Tracking

Oculus’ headset covers a user’s eyes and can create immersive worlds that react to head movement.

09/20/2014

(CBS SF)

Richmond Restaurant Hacks Yelp By Encouraging Customers To Leave Bad Reviews

Forget impeccable customer service and superb-quality food — one Richmond restaurant is working to become the worst-rated restaurant in the Bay Area as a way to fight back Yelp.

09/18/2014

The launch of the Circle the Schools initiative at Junipero Serra Elementary School in San Francisco, California  on September 18, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

San Francisco Public Schools ‘Get Adopted’ By Bay Area Tech Companies

The Circle the Schools initiative uses an adopt-a-school model to connect San Francisco-based companies with schools.

09/18/2014

(Audi)

Audi Snags First Permit To Test Self-Driving Cars In California

Audi is the first automaker to get a permit to test self-driving cars on California roads, the same day new state regulations took effect.

09/17/2014

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new iPad as he speaks during an Apple Special Event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts January 27, 2010 in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Founder Steve Jobs Limited His Kids’ Use Of Technology At Home

There was no Apple a day for the kids in the Jobs household, according to a New York Times article.

09/15/2014

(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

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

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Airbnb, Pinterest & Twitter Among SF Startups Giving Free Public Tours In Citywide Festival

For a third consecutive year, some of San Francisco’s biggest names in the startup world will open their doors to the public for free tours Thursday and Friday.

09/11/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Rare Photo Of Apple’s Industrial Design Team Shows White Men Continue To Dominate Group

Long after most journalists were ushered out of Apple’s launch event Tuesday, one stuck around to take the first group photo of the company’s new and super-secretive Industrial Design team.

09/10/2014

A pedestrian walks by a mobile home that shifted off of its foundation at a mobile home park following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawrence Livermore Lab Seismologists To Run Simulation Of Napa Earthquake Using Supercomputers

Seismologists at the Lawrence Livermore Lab will use their supercomputers to simulate detailed ground motion from last month’s earthquake in Napa.

09/09/2014

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