Actor Will Smith Talks About His New Hi-Tech Action Thriller 'Gemini Man'Will Smith was in San Francisco at a reception for his new movie, 'Gemini Man,' hosted by Tech Crunch and talked to BR's Betty Yu about the creation of his 22-year old computer-generated co-star -- himself. .
Drivers Say Tesla 'Smart Summon' Feature Not Road-ReadyAmid reports of crashes, near-misses and software glitches, there are growing calls for Tesla to put the brakes on a newly-unveiled self-driving feature that lets the car drive itself to pick up its operator.
Former Uber Engineer Appears In Court On Trade Secret Theft ChargesFormer Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday in a criminal case charging him with trade secrets theft, and then declared outside of court that he is innocent.
Samsung's Foldable Phone Hits Stores In U.S.Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold, a phone with a screen that folds together like a book, on Friday.
Uber Lays Off More Than 400; 'Making Some Changes To Get Us Back On Track'Ride-sharing giant Uber laid off more than 400 employees in its engineering and production divisions Tuesday in an effort to reshape the company and refocus on its top priorities, officials said.
Facebook Will Stop Automatic 'Tag Suggestions' On Your Friends' Faces In PhotosFacebook says it is ending its practice of using face recognition software to identify users' friends in uploaded photos and automatically suggesting they "tag" them.
SF Startup Microdrop Revisits Blood-Test Tech in Wake of Theranos DebacleMicrodrop, a new blood testing company, is promising accurate blood-test results with just a prick of the finger.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Donates $5 Million To Fight Amazon Wildfires
Silicon Valley Becomes Hotbed for Employee ActivismU.S. tech employees are trying to remake the industry from the inside out -- pushing for more control over how their work is used and urging better conditions, job security and wages for affiliated workers.
The Hidden Genius Project, Trailhead Meet Up At Salesforce To Learn From The ProsThe Hidden Genius Project and Trailhead have been meeting up at Salesforce to hone their tech skills and learn from the pros. Salesforce Senior Director Leah McGowen and Hidden Genius Project's Communications and Administrative Associate Denzel Russell talked to BR's Christin Ayers about the valuable work they are doing.
Camp Edmo Helps Kids Discover Science, Nature & Practice KindnessCamp Edmo Co-Founder and Executive Director Ed Caballero talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the tech camp's philosophy and mission that blends science, engineering, the arts and nature, with social and emotional learning.
Stanford Physicist Among Scientists Awarded Prestigious Prize For Invention of 'Supergravity'The Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics ceremony in Mountain View will award 3 physicists a multi-million dollar prize for their 1976 theory of "supergravity.”
Stocks Pull Out Of Steep Plunge; Big Tech, Apple Among Biggest LosersAfter falling more than 960 points, the Dow pulled out of its steep decline in the final hour of trading Monday to finish with a 767-point loss at the closing bell as tech was hit hard after China devalued its currency.
Bay Area Joins Nation Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon LandingA moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of humanity's first footsteps on another world Saturday.
FaceApp Gives Users Glimpse Of Older Self Amid Privacy ConcernsFaceApp, the popular aging filter that has rapidly regained popularity in recent weeks, has responded to concerns over privacy, and use of customers’ data.