Oakland Start-Up Company Forgives Medical DebtsSeveral hundred Californians who owe medical debts will be getting a big surprise in the coming weeks after an Oakland start-up purchased their debts and forgave them.
Embattled Uber Adds Option To Tip DriversUber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.
To Pee Or Not To Pee; How Can We Control It?An new & innovated wearable device alerts you when you need to pee...
Google 's Eric Schmidt Backs Uber-Style Helicopter Service For EliteGoogle Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has joined a group of executives backing an Uber-style mobile app for the luxury chopper crowd, called Blade. The startup was launched a year ago to get New Yorkers to the Hamptons in a matter of minutes.
'The Last Mile' Transforms San Quentin Inmates Into Tech EntrepreneursUnlike the movie with the same name about a group of hopeless death row inmates, The Last Mile is the first-ever business incubator to operate behind bars.
SF Start-Up Creates Portable Navigation Device To Eliminate Distracted DrivingA Bay Area start-up is offering a way to eliminate distracted driving while enabling access to technology.
Thieves Steal $500K Worth Of Phone Chargers From Union City WarehouseA Union City electronics company became the latest Silicon Valley business burglarized for its high-tech gear.
Bay Area Start-Up Using Crowd Sourcing To Fund HIV/AIDS VaccineA Bay Area start-up trying to develop a free vaccine to end HIV and AIDS is using crowd sourcing to fund the project.
KCBS Cover Story: Tech Conference Chooses Oakland Over San FranciscoBig tech conferences are often held in San Francisco or San Jose, but a tech startup conference has chosen Oakland as its new home.
Google Acquiring Israeli Startup That Uses Sound-Based Password TechnologyGoogle is buying an Israeli start-up company that uses sound-based technology, in hopes of doing away with online passwords as we know them.
Twitter Founder Unveils Search App Tied To PhotosTwitter co-founder believes a picture can be more meaningful than 140 characters of text...
Funding For Business Startups DeclinesA new study shows that funding for business startups declined in 2012, the first time that’s happened in three years, as venture capitalists spent less money on fewer deals.