Trump Says He Has Approved TikTok Sale to Silicon Valley Tech Giant OraclePresident Trump said Saturday he has approved a deal between TikTok's parent company ByteDance and Oracle, temporarily averting a ban on TikTok in U.S. app stores.
Federal Judge in San Francisco Hears Motion to Block Trump's Impending WeChat BanIn a rare Saturday afternoon hearing, a federal judge in San Francisco heard a motion by a user group hoping to block Pres. Trump's executive order limiting the China-based messaging app WeChat in the United States.
Bay Area Families Could Lose Contact With Relatives In China If WeChat BannedMillions of users of the WeChat social media and messaging platform are bracing for the possible Sunday shut down the app, fearing it will effectively sever lines of communication with family and friends in China.
Feds Tell Apple, Google To Halt TikTok, WeChat App Downloads On SundayThe Commerce Department plans to restrict access to TikTok and WeChat in the popular app stores of Silicon Valley giants Apple and Google starting on Sunday.
Coronavirus Tracking App Unveiled To Notify User When They Are Exposed To COVID-19The state of California has partnered with other western states to pilot a mobile app designed by Google and Apple that notifies a user when they have been exposed to someone infected with the novel coronavirus.
TikTok Deal: ByteDance To Remain Majority Owner, Oracle To Host User DataTikTok's Chinese parent company, ByteDance, will continue to be a majority shareholder in the short-form video app under a proposed deal with Oracle being reviewed by the Trump administration.
Instagram, Facebook Users Report Brief Outage For Both Social Media PlatformsUsers were reporting an outage causing slowness for both Facebook and Instagram late Thursday morning, according to reports.
Shares Of San Mateo-Based Snowflake Double On 1st Day Of Trading, Biggest Software IPO EverShares of San Mateo-based Snowflake more than doubled on their first day of trading in the biggest software IPO ever.
San Jose Holds Virtual Groundbreaking for New Fire StationSan Jose city leaders held a virtual groundbreaking on Wednesday for the construction of the city's 34th fire station located in Willow Glen.

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California Puts 2-Week Freeze on New Unemployment ClaimsCalifornia will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic.
Anderson Dam, Reservoir by Morgan Hill Set to Close for Decade-Long UpgradeAnderson Reservoir above Morgan Hill is about to close to the public for an upgrade and many locals were shocked to learn how long it will remain off-limits.
Plans Unveiled for Development Around Future Downtown San Jose BART StationPlans recently unveiled by the Valley Transportation Authority and London-based design firm Foster Partners show how a future downtown San Jose BART station could spur a densely-packed development around it.
WeChat: Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration WeChat Ban; Govt. Offered 'Scant Little Evidence' Ban Addressed National Security Concerns A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction blocking the ban on U.S. downloads of WeChat and other functions from going into force as scheduled by order of President Donald Trump on Sunday night.
Trump Says He Has Approved TikTok Sale to Silicon Valley Tech Giant OraclePresident Trump said Saturday he has approved a deal between TikTok's parent company ByteDance and Oracle, temporarily averting a ban on TikTok in U.S. app stores.
Federal Judge in San Francisco Hears Motion to Block Trump's Impending WeChat BanIn a rare Saturday afternoon hearing, a federal judge in San Francisco heard a motion by a user group hoping to block Pres. Trump's executive order limiting the China-based messaging app WeChat in the United States.
'New Normal' Climate, Wildfires Prompt Longtime Californians to Consider LeavingArthur Gies has lived in Northern and Southern California his entire life. Now, after weeks of smoky air plus sporadic heat waves he's looking to leave the Golden State. He's not alone.
Tourists Trickle Back To San Francisco As More Hotels, Restaurants Set To ReopenSan Francisco's world-famous Fairmont Hotel is now hosting guests after a six-month closure. The city also announced Friday that more openings might be on the way. Could it be enough to help the city turn the corner on the worst of the pandemic?