Elon Musk's Latest Venture -- Bluetooth-Enabled Implantable Chips For The BrainSilicon Valley high tech guru Elon Musk has tackled many future looking ventures -- electric cars, space travel, commuter tunnels and solar power storage. Now, he's added Bluetooth-enabled implantable chips for the brain.
TikTok Owner Picks Bay Area Based Oracle Over Microsoft As U.S Tech PartnerThe owner of TikTok has chosen San Francisco Bay Area-based Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S., according to a person familiar with the deal who was not authorized to speak publicly about it.
Employees In San Francisco Among The Nation's Hardest WorkingWith a steep cost of living and a plethora of tech companies, employees in San Francisco ranked near the top of a recent survey of the nation's hardest working cities.
EBay CEO Devin Wenig Steps Down; Company Seeks To Sell AssetsSilicon Valley online retailer eBay announced Wednesday that CEO Devin Wenig was stepping down and the company was attempting to sell off or spin off some of its assets including ticket reseller StubHub.
Netflix's Subscriber Growth Drops In 2nd Quarter; Stock Drops More Than 12 Percent Netflix's video streaming service suffered a dramatic slowdown in growth during its traditionally sluggish spring season, a drop-off coming as it girds for even stiffer competition.
"People Want Meat. They Don't Want Slaughter"; Cultured Meat Startups Face ScrutinyUma Valeti slices into a pan-fried chicken cutlet in the kitchen of his startup, Memphis Meats. He sniffs the tender morsel on his fork before taking a bite. He chews slowly, absorbing the taste.
San Francisco-Based Slack Shares Soar On First Day Of TradingShares of San Francisco-based Slack, a popular messaging platform, soared Thursday on the their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Yahoo Reaches $117.5 Million Settlement In Huge Data BreachNearly 200 million people who had sensitive information snatched from their Yahoo accounts will receive two years of free credit-monitoring services and other potential restitution in a legal settlement valued at $117.5 million.
Suspected High Tech Auto Thieves Arrested In FremontA 33-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman who both were on probation for previous theft convictions have been arrested for possessing an electronic device that was used to unlock vehicle doors and other charges.
San Francisco Tech Company's Special Perk -- 'No Meeting Wednesday'Like many Bay Area high tech companies, Asana offers its employees free breakfast, lunch and dinner as well a paid sabbatical and parental leaves.
Drones Replace Fireworks At Travis July 4th CelebrationA squadron of small drones took to the skies over Travis Air Force Base Thursday night for a high-tech light show that may one day replace the use of dangerous fireworks.
Google's Surfer Dude Phone Bot Ready For Real World Debut Google prepares to release Duplex, an AI-assisted assistant that sounds like a California surfer and made a stir in May when CEO Sundar Pichai unveiled it at its Google I/O developer conference.
Intel CEO Resigns After 'Past Consensual Relationship' With Employee Intel says CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned after the company learned of a "past consensual relationship with an Intel employee."
Musk Begins Distributing Flame Throwers To BuyersElon Musk's tunnel startup The Boring Company began distributing its first 1,000 personal flamethrowers to buyers over the weekend in Southern California.
CDC Issues Salmonella Threat Warning For Backyard Chicken FlocksFederal health officials Friday issued a warning about the threat of contracting Salmonella from backyard chicken flocks, a lifestyle trend that has been growing among the San Francisco Bay Area tech crowd.