Fastly Blames Software Problem For Massive Internet OutageFastly, the San Francisco tech company whose stumbles created an Internet outage for many of the world's top websites earlier this week, blamed the problem on a software bug that was triggered when a customer changed a setting.
Alameda Co. Links To Zonehaven Wildfire Evacuation System To Save Precious Time And LivesOn June 15, Alameda will be the latest Bay Area county to officially connect to a new wildfire evacuation system called Zonehaven. That’s particularly good news to the city of Berkeley which has a long history of wildfire disasters.
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.
New App 'Good2Go' Helps Users Find Restrooms in Busy CitiesA San Francisco tech company is releasing a new app that may have the solution to finding a bathroom in a crowded city, a task that is never easy.
Best Invoicing Software For Small BusinessesCloud computing and mobile technologies have revolutionized the way we bill customers, track invoices and receive payments.
Software Maker Warned Tesla About Hands-Free Autopilot UseThe company that made software that controls Tesla Motors' Autopilot system says it warned the automaker not to allow drivers to take their hands off the steering wheel while using the system.
Google, Oracle Face Off In Court Again Over Software CopyrightsGoogle and Oracle were set to appear in a Bay Area courtroom Monday to face off on a copyright dispute that’s dragged on for six years.
Google Takes Aim At Microsoft's Corporate Customers With New ChromebookGoogle’s latest Chromebook laptop will be specially designed for corporate customers in an effort to get more workers off machines powered by Microsoft’s dominant Windows software.
Judgment By Algorithm - Silicon Valley Codes The Court SystemA Silicon Valley company is introducing software that can solve legal battles without the need for a judge or attorney.
Bay Area Company CropX Uses Sensors And App To Maximize Water Use For CropsCropX allows farmers to use wireless sensors that send soil readings to the cloud and the startup's software determines how much water different areas of the field need.
Play The Video Game Elon Musk Designed As A 12-Year-OldYou can play the video game SpaceX founder Elon Musk designed as a pre-teen in South Africa, thanks to a software engineer at Google.
17 United Airlines Flights Delayed At SFO; Bomb Threat Adds To Confusion17 United Airlines flights were delayed out of SFO Tuesday morning as a result of dispatching problem. A called in bomb threat added to the confusion, but was determined to be a hoax.
Google Launches ‘Safe Browsing’ System To Prevent Installation Of Unwanted SoftwareGoogle discovers more than 50,000 malware-infected sites per month. Whenever a potential threat is detected by the safe browsing system, it will display a red warning sign advising a user to stay away.
Apple Pulls Update To New iO8 Software Following Reports It Blocks Phone Calls, Disrupts Touch ID SystemApple has stopped providing an update to its new iOS 8 mobile operating software, following complaints that the update interferes with users' ability to make phone calls.
iOS 8 Bug Prompts Apple To Withhold Apps Using Highly Touted FeatureA bug in Apple’s new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold apps that use a highly touted feature for keeping track of fitness and health data.