Zoom To The Top: Worldwide Coronavirus Lockdowns Send San Jose Video Conference Provider's Shares SoaringAs the coronavirus pandemic has forced millions around the world to stay in their homes, 9-year-old Silicon Valley video conference provider Zoom has exploded in public awareness as the go-to app for virtual meetings, classroom lessons, church services and general communication among workers, families and government officials.
Silicon Valley Nonprofit Making 3D Face Shields To Fill Urgent Need For Coronavirus Medical PPEInnovation is part of the fabric of the Bay Area, so when the medical community said that they were running low on their personal protective equipment, the Maker community, and all their 3D printers, came to the rescue.
Anthony Levandowski Agrees To Plead Guilty In Google-Uber Self-Driving Tech Trade Secrets CaseFormer Google self-driving program executive Anthony Scott Levandowski has submitted documents requesting that a federal judge accept his guilty plea to theft of trade secrets charges, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Bug In Facebook Anti-Spam System Blocks Posts Of Coronavirus News StoriesFacebook says a bug in its anti-spam system is blocking the publication of links to news stories about the coronavirus.
IBM Pulls Out Of Major San Francisco Tech Conference Over Coronavirus Fears Days after a major mobile technology conference was cancelled in Spain, IBM announced Friday it would not be sending any of its employees to San Francisco for the upcoming RSA gathering of top cyber security experts over fears of the coronavirus.
Matters Of The Heart: Stanford Docs, Apple Team Up For Heart Study Using Smart WatchTechnology and medicine are revolutionizing how our health is monitored. In the first of its kind study, Stanford University’s School of Medicine teamed up with Apple and 418,000 willing participants to learn more about people’s hearts and detecting an irregular heartbeat.
NASA's New Supersonic Wind Tunnels Could Make Moon Landing By 2024 A RealityNASA Ames scientists showed off advancements on the Space Launch System (SLS) made using the supersonic wind tunnel, one of several wind tunnels at the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel complex.
San Jose Testing E-Scooter Technology To Get Riders To Stay Off SidewalksSan Jose is the first place in the world to test out new scooter technology that can detect if someone is riding on the sidewalk or the street.
NSA Finds Major Security Flaw In Windows 10, Free Fix IssuedThe National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system that could allow hackers to intercept seemingly secure communications.
GoShare App Helps You Get Your Purchase Home FastCEO and founder Shaun Savage talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about GoShare, a new app that helps shoppers get their purchases delivered fast.
How To Break-Up With Your Smartphone, Just A LittleIt's no secret that Americans spent a good chunk of their time on their smartphone. Various surveys show the average American spends around four hours a day on their smartphone.
Dublin Teen Uses URL Sleuthing Trick To Scoop CNN's Iowa PollCNN unveiled a much-anticipated Iowa Democratic primary poll, but Dublin High School senior Arjav Rawal had already done it for them, tweeting out the numbers 20 minutes earlier. How?
Tech Shabbat: Unplugging From Technology 1 Day A Week In 2020Among the goals many have for 2020 is improving their time management, which also may mean disconnecting from your phone for periods of time, sometimes referred to as the "art of unplugging."
Look Up! Venus Joins The Moon For A Celestial PairingFor about two hours Saturday evening, the crescent moon and Venus will pair up for a celestial treat.
Warning: Apple, Google Remove ToTok After App Is Classified As A Foreign Spy ToolA popular messaging app that enables users to chat by video or text message is actually a secret spying tool for United Arab Emirates, according to American intelligence officials.