Technology

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San Francisco Jail Inmates Getting iPads As Part Of $275K Education Pilot Program

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department has announced more details of a partnership that will bring some jail inmates 100 iPads as part of a $250,000 educational program.

10/22/2014

(Harley Davidson)

Harley Davidson Adds Futuristic Jet Sounds To New Electric Motorcycle To Lure Younger Riders

Harley Davidson is touring the country with a stop in San Jose this week to gauge interest in a prototype electric bike called LiveWire, which is designed to look like a tank and sound like a jet.

10/14/2014

Marc Benioff (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Dreamforce Tech Conference Descends Upon SoMa; Attendees Asked To Participate In Food Drive

Salesforce is throwing its annual Dreamforce software conference in San Francisco with the CEO, Marc Benioff, touting a food-drive effort that asks attendees bring canned goods with a goal of providing up to one million meals.

10/13/2014

A woman walks past the logo for Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC in Taipei on July 20, 2012.  Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC said on July 19 it was suing technology giant Apple in the United States, claiming it has infringed on its patents.       AFP PHOTO / Sam YEH        (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP/GettyImages)

Larry Magid: A Picture May Be Worth A Thousand Words, But A Million In Sales

Smartphone maker HTC is introducing not only a brand new handset to take sharper pictures, but the first ever action camera.

10/08/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

Reddit (credit: Creative Commons)

Reddit Forces Remote Workers To Live In San Francisco Or Lose Job

The community sharing news site Reddit has issued an ultimatum to its employees — live in San Francisco, or lose your job.

10/02/2014

Former Mayor Art Agnos announces ballot measure campaign to keep the San Francisco Flower Mart from being converted into tech campus. (Sovern/CBS)

San Francisco Flower Mart Vendors Will Ask Voters To Stop Developers From Turning Site Into Tech Campus

San Francisco flower vendors along with the help of a former mayor, announced a plan on Wednesday to ask voters to save the City’s historic Flower Mart from a real estate developer that wants to turn the SoMa site into a technology campus.

10/01/2014

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iPhone 6 Screen Too Big To Swipe? There’s A Fake Thumb For That

Tokyo-based company Thanko designed a finger extender that gives tiny hands an extra 15 millimeters of reach, allowing easy access to every corner of a smartphone display.

09/24/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Over 10 Million Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus Sold, Exceeding Tim Cook’s Expectations

Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.

09/22/2014

Naturalization Ceremony Held In Chicago's Daley Plaza (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Tech Firms Feel Bound By U.S. Immigration Policy When It Comes To Hiring

With more than half a million legal permanent residents calling the Bay Area home, high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are leading the charge on helping their green-card holding employees achieve citizenship.

09/17/2014

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