World Leaders Issue A Call For Tech Companies To Better Protect Children OnlineBig Tech companies are facing pressure from around the world to keep children safe when they're online. The demand comes after a call was issued from world leaders to better protect children online at a Paris Summit.
Bay Area Startup Sets Sights On Developing 'Perpetually Flying Drone'A Bay Area startup has set its sights on developing a “perpetually flying drone”, that can stay airborne for days, or even weeks at a time, by using artificial intelligence to detect rising air thermals.
Tech Expert Explains Why Facebook Is Not Completely Getting Rid Of Facial RecognitionEarlier this month, Facebook said they would shut down their facial recognition technology, deleting the faceprints of more than 1 billion people. However, tech expert Carla Franklin says they are still using it in some ways.
Dead-End SF Street Plagued With Confused Waymo Cars Trying To Turn Around 'Every 5 Minutes'A normally quiet neighborhood in San Francisco is buzzing about a sudden explosion of traffic. Neighbors say their Richmond District dead-end street has suddenly become crowded with Waymo vehicles.
High-Tech Device Gathers Clean Drinking Water from AtmosphereAmid California's current drought, lot of people are hoping for rain in the near future. But what about the water that’s in the air everyday? A company is now offering a machine that can create water from the atmosphere around us.
Elizabeth Holmes Confident Demeanor Vanished When Told Tests Didn't Work, Former Lab Director Tells JuryFormer lab director Adam Rosendorff was scheduled to return to the stand Tuesday at the federal fraud trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes after leaving jurors with a lot to consider over a long weekend break.
New Exhibition in San Francisco Brings Art to Life Through TechnologyA new art exhibit in San Francisco is paying tribute to technology in a way you've likely never seen.
Fmr. Theranos Lab Director Testifies He Warned Holmes About Faulty Blood-Testing TechnologyAs week three of the Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial wrapped up in San Jose federal court, testimony zeroed in on what she knew about her company's faulty, blood-testing technology and how she went ahead with plans to launch the product anyway.
Golden State Warriors Sponsor STEM 'Basketball Decoded' EventThe Golden State Warriors have been known to be among the NBA's most tech savvy franchises so it just seemed natural for the team to host dozens of Bay Area high school students for an event encouraging them to excel in science, technology, engineering and math.
'Amazon One' Contactless Payment Palm Reader Debuts On Santana Row In San JoseOnline shopping giant Amazon is ramping up deployment of its non-contact payment dubbed, “Amazon One," announcing more than 60 locations from New York to California will feature the touchless devices.
Twitter To Pay $809 Million To Settle Class Action Lawsuit Brought By InvestorsTwitter has agreed to pay $809.5 million to settle a consolidated class action lawsuit alleging that the company misled investors about how much its user base was growing and how much users interacted with its platform.
Facebook Apologizes for 'Primates' Label on Video of Black MenFacebook has apologized for putting a “primates” label on a video of Black men, according to a report in the New York Times.
UK Watchdog Probes Amazon, Google For Fake Reviews Of GoodsU.K. regulators said on Friday that they’re investigating Google and Amazon over concerns the online giants aren’t doing enough to stop fake reviews of products and services on their platforms.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Taking Cryptocurrency Payments For Space FlightsAdd SpaceX flights to the list of products from Silicon Valley high tech guru Elon Musk's companies that customers can use cryptocurrency to pay for.
VIDEO: Space X Launch Lights Up Pre-Dawn Sky; Crew Headed Toward Space StationWith San Francisco Bay Area high tech pioneer Elon Musk looking on, SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit Friday using a recycled rocket and capsule, the third crew flight in less than a year for his rapidly expanding company.