Technology

File photo of the forme NAS Moffett Field and some of the areas contained in the Mountain View Superfund cleanup site. (NASA Ames)

Google To Pay More Than $1B Over 60 Years To Rent Part Of NASA’s Moffett Field

Google is renting 1,000 acres of a historic California air base for space exploration, aviation and robotics projects.

11/10/2014

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

Wine Guys Book (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Is There Grade Inflation Going On In Wine Scoring?

Our food and wine critic, Narsai David, is apprehensive of Wine Advocate, Robert Parker’s liberal 100 point system that has seen droves of top-ranking wines in recent years.

11/07/2014

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NSA Luring Stanford Students; Claims Rewards Outweigh Any Google-Apple Benefits

“We come in peace.” That was the message delivered by the head of the National Security Agency to a Silicon Valley crowd as the nation’s spy chief is searching for recruits.

11/04/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California’s Attorney General Warns Personal Data Hacks Affected 18.5 Million Statewide Last Year

The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped six-fold to 18.5 million accounts. That assessment comes from California Attorney General Kamala Harris in a new report on data breaches.

10/28/2014

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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

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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

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