Technology

Students at Convent & Stuart Hall go through the card catalog and read books during a three-day tech blackout. (CBS)

San Francisco School Asks Students To Give Up Tech For 3 Days

Could your teenager make it three days without their cellphone? A San Francisco school is asking students to unplug for the next few days.

02/12/2015

Wind turbines near the Altamont Pass. (CBS)

Google Invests In Altamont Pass Wind Farm To Power Its Mountain View Headquarters

Google announced on Wednesday, a 20-year deal with the Altamont Pass wind farm that will allow its Mountain View headquarters to be entirely powered by wind energy.

02/11/2015

High There! app (Screenshot from High There!)

Pot Smokers Can Now Find The Perfect Date With Tinder-Like App ‘High There!’

The app allows users to connect with like-minded pot users in their area.

02/05/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook shows off the new iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple is expected to unveil the new iPhone 6 and wearble tech.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Posts ‘Staggering’ Quarterly Profit Of $18 Billion, Sells 74 Million iPhones, 21 Million iPads

Apple said Tuesday that it sold 74.5 million iPhones during the three months that ended Dec. 31, beating analysts’ expectations for the latest models of Apple’s most popular gadget.

01/27/2015

An image of what a potential Uber-Google car might look like (Photo Used By Permission From Zack Kanter)

How Uber’s Autonomous Cars Will Destroy 10 Million Jobs And Reshape The Economy by 2025

COMMENTARY: Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near monopoly by 2030, and the sweeping change they bring will eclipse every other innovation our society has experienced. They will cause unprecedented job loss and a fundamental restructuring of our economy, solve large portions of our environmental problems, prevent tens of thousands of deaths per year, save millions of hours with increased productivity, and create entire new industries that we cannot even imagine from our current vantage point.

01/27/2015

3-D Printed Car

Click ‘n’ Ride! Custom Car Made With 3-D Printer Wows At Detroit Auto Show

One of the more intriguing cars on display at the Detroit Auto Show didn’t roll off an assembly line. It was mostly built using a 3-D printer.

01/24/2015

Tech:Crunch Disrupt SF 2012. (James Martin/CNET)

Venture Capital Firms Rain Cash On Startups As Fears Of Bursting Bubble Build

Cash rained down on startups in 2014 but with valuations so high, critics suggest some investors may be setting themselves up for a major fall.

01/17/2015

A rendering of the NASA New Horizons spacecraft. (NASA)

NASA Spacecraft Begins 1st Ever Approach To Pluto

Man is about to reach closer to Pluto than ever before as the NASA New Horizons spacecraft begins the first of several approach phases toward the dwarf planet at the edge of our solar system.

01/15/2015

WALLY//118 photo from WallyPower

Mysterious Black Stealth Ship Prowls San Francisco Bay, A Harbinger Of Yachting’s Future

Yachts are supposed to be white, so when a dark, angular, $33 million stealth ship pulls up at a local marina next to a bunch of fiberglass pleasure boats that haven’t changed basic designs in 50 years, heads turn, cameraphones are raised, and questions are asked.  

01/07/2015

Les Moonves (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For PGA)

Larry Magid: CBS’ Moonves Talks Content, Colbert, And The Digital Era At CES

CBS President and CEO Les Moonves addressed a Las Vegas crowd at the Consumer Electronics Show Wednesday, where he talked about his company, keeping up with changing media landscape and the investment of Stephen Colbert.

01/07/2015

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