WhatsApp Reveals Major Security Flaw That Could Let Hackers Access PhonesWhatsApp has revealed a vulnerability in its system that could have allowed hackers access to its users' phones, with a London-based human rights lawyer possibly among the targets.
Rideshare Drivers Plan Collective Strike Ahead Of Uber's IPOUber is about to raise billions by going public and Lyft has already cashed in with Wall Street investors. Rideshare drivers who also want a piece of the action are planning a collective protest.
Pinole Police Department Makes Mental Health App Available To OfficersPinole Police Chief Neil Gang has announced plans to provide an app providing mental health resources via smartphone to his officers.
San Francisco Officials Eye Impact Of Tech IPO Cash On Real Estate MarketWith the volume of Bay Area tech IPOs happening this year, San Francisco city officials are trying to crunch the numbers to analyze the impact the influx of cash will have on the real estate market.
New Software Allows Dispatchers To Pinpoint Location Of Uber Riders Who Call 911The new RapidSOS tech will allow Uber riders using the app's emergency button to be found easily by 911 dispatchers.
Mueller Report Lays Out Social Media Companies' Role In Election InterferenceA number of major Silicon Valley tech companies were called out in the Mueller Report, taking some heat for the role they played in spreading Russian disinformation.
Big IPOs Add Even More Pressure To Red-Hot Bay Area Housing MarketIs the San Francisco IPO millionaire land rush over-hyped? Not if you talk with local high-end real estate agents.
Fogo de Chão 1st U.S. Restaurant Chain To Track, Trace Meat Using BlockchainFogo de Chão says it's the first restaurant in the country to use blockchain technology to track and trace the meat it serves.
Facebook To Use AI To Prevent Painful Reminders About Dead Loved OnesFacebook says it will change the rules for how it deals with profiles of people who have died.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Calls For Outside RegulationFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has called for the government and regulators to play in a bigger role in policing the internet.
Big Name Tech Companies To Lay Off Over 1,000 EmployeesSeveral big name tech companies in Silicon Valley, including Paypal and Oracle, are shedding more than a thousand employees in the next several weeks.
Lyft Set To Become Latest Tech Company To Nearly Eliminate Shareholder PowerTo match the excitement surrounding its IPO on Thursday, Lyft is now seeking over $70/share, up from its previous goal of $62-68/share.
Lyft Prepares for IPO As Drivers Protest Falling WagesLyft is drumming up investor money for a $25 billion IPO as drivers struggling to get by protest falling wages.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Urges China To 'Open Up' At Beijing Economic ForumApple CEO Tim Cook says he's "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation being carried out, and he's urging China to continue to "open up."
San Francisco Approves Tax On Uber, Lyft Rides To Fix Streets, Reduce TrafficA measure that would tax rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft for each ride was approved by San Francisco officials.