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2015 Ford Edge (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Facial-Recognition Vehicles In Development Through Intel & Ford

Automobiles will one day “know” who is in the driver’s seat, literally…

06/26/2014

State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Alameda County Leaders Pressure Lawmakers To Make Kill Switch Mandatory On Cell Phones

Alameda County leaders are pushing state lawmakers to pass a smartphone kill-switch bill — with the intention of passing their own at a local level should it fail.

06/19/2014

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McDonald’s Opens Up Mid-Market San Francisco Office To Lure Tech-Savvy Talent

McDonald’s is opening up a new location along San Francisco’s Market Street, but not to take your order. Instead, the fast food chain will use the space to recruit the best talent to boost its digital presence.

06/17/2014

Touchscreen restaurant ordering system

Pending San Francisco Minimum Wage Law May Force Technological Upgrades To City’s Restaurants

Technology has often been credited with–or blamed for–allowing companies to use fewer workers in order to save money, and those changes may soon be coming again to more San Francisco restaurants.

06/16/2014

A robotic sailboat competes at a competition at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. (CBS)

Wave Of The Future: Robotic Sailboats Compete At California Maritime Academy

From around the world, five elite engineering teams have gathered at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo, where they are racing robotic sailboats.

06/10/2014

World Cup on Facebook (credit: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook, Twitter Looking To Score Big By Catering To World Cup Audience

Social media & messaging apps progresses in stadiums from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro…

06/10/2014

Google's Android And Chrome Chief Sundar Pichai Holds News Event

Massages, Nap Pods, Dance Classes Among Sweet Perks For Silicon Valley Interns

Well paid and perked, young up-and-comers from around the world are assigned big-time responsibility at firms such as Google, Facebook, Dropbox and Twitter.

06/08/2014

Intel (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Larry Magid: Intel To Eliminate PC Cables By 2016

If the back of your computer looks like a bird’s nest you’ll be happy with Intel’s announcement this week. The chip maker is aiming to eliminate all those pesky PC cables by 2016.

06/04/2014

A smart hearing aid. (CBS)

Hearing Aids Getting Smaller, Smarter With New Technology

As baby boomers age, smartphone technology is making way for smarter hearing aids.

06/04/2014

Silicon Valley Location Of IBM In San Jose. (David Mcnew/Getty Images)

Women In Technology Summit Celebrates 25 Years; Still Struggles With Male-Dominated Industry

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Silicon Valley conference aimed at getting more women into senior positions in the technology industry.

06/02/2014

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