San Francisco Launches Online Interactive Tool To Help Parents Track School ReopeningsA new online, interactive tool with real-time information launched Tuesday to help parents and administrators track the growing number San Francisco schools applying to resume in-person learning.
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.
Russell Kirsch, Digital Photo Pioneer and Father of the Pixel, Dies at 91Russell Kirsch, a computer scientist credited with inventing the pixel and scanning the world’s first digital photograph, died Aug. 11 at his home in Portland, Oregon.
Bay Area Biotech Company Develops Promising New Class Of Drug To Treat COVID-19 PatientsA Bay Area biotechnology company has discovered a new way to make a COVID-19 treatment by producing an entirely new class of drugs. Soon, the invention will be tested in human clinical trials.
CEOs Of Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google Face Tough Questions In House Judiciary Antitrust ProbeFour CEOs of the biggest and most influential tech companies will take the hot seat Wednesday, and come to face-to-face with congressional leaders during the House Judiciary Antitrust probe.
Silicon Valley Pours Billions Into India As U.S.-China Tensions RiseLeading Silicon Valley Internet companies have been largely shut out of China for years but, in 2020, the biggest names in U.S. tech have invested around $17 billion in India.
Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To Stop Selling G-Suite To Police DepartmentsMore than 1600 workers at Alphabet Inc. petitioned the parent company's Google unit to stop working with police departments, according a report.
BART Unveils Prototype Of New Jumper-Proof Fare Gate At Richmond StationA prototype of a newly designed fare gate that deters gate jumpers was unveiled at the Richmond BART Station on Wednesday.
Tech Rights Group Sues To Block Trump Order Regulating Social Media After Twitter Fact-Checking His TweetsA tech-rights group sued to block President Donald Trump’s executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. The president issued the order after Twitter put fact checks on two of his tweets.
Stormy Weather May Delay SpaceX's 1st Astronaut LaunchBay Area Tech guru Elon Musk may have to wait a few more days to cross another major milestone off his checklist. Stormy weather was threatening to delay SpaceX’s first astronaut launch.
Apple Buys NextVR Which Broadcasts Sports, Music In Virtual RealityNews that Apple bought virtual-reality streaming sports company NextVR is the latest sign the Cupertino tech giant is closer to revealing a much-rumored augmented reality and VR headset.
Tech, Health Care Stocks 'Resilient' Amid Widespread Losses During COVID-19 PandemicEven with the coronavirus pandemic throwing the global economy into disarray, tech stocks in the S&P 500 have been remarkably resilient. They’re up 4.1% for 2020.
Beleagured E-Cigarette Maker Juul Moving Headquarters From San Francisco To D.C.E-cigarette maker Juul Labs is moving its headquarters from San Francisco to Washington D.C., according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Twitter Stock Slumps Following 1st-Quarter, Pandemic-Powered LossesTwitter's stock tumbled Thursday after the San Francisco-based company failed to show it's weathering the pandemic-borne digital advertising slump the same way its bigger rivals Facebook and Google are.
After All The Hype, Hilarious Memes, Babyface And Teddy Riley Press 'Reset' On Beat Battle That Broke IGAfter a weekend of hype and hilarious memes that nearly broke IG -- #babyfacevsteddyriley if you’ve been on another planet – the legendary Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds and Teddy Riley are set for a rematch of their Instagram Live faceoff.