Poll: Local Residents Still Love Living In The Bay Area; Housing Cost May Force Them To LeaveWhile a majority of local residents told pollsters they love living in the Bay Area, they also voiced rising concerns about the escalating cost of housing and their future in Northern California.
San Francisco Moves Towards Banning Use Of Facial Recognition Tech By Law EnforcementThe city of San Francisco is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to ban the use of facial recognition technology for law enforcement.
Proposed Law Would Regulate Use of Smart Speaker Voice RecordingsA bill being considered by the California legislature would require users to opt in before companies like Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple could store and use voice recordings.
Oakland's Facial Recognition Ban Passes First Administrative Hurdle
Facebook Bans Farrakhan, Yiannopoulos, Others Labeled 'Dangerous'Facebook says it has designated some high-profile people, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos as "dangerous" and it will be purging them from its platforms.
Stanford Investigation Clears Faculty Members In Gene-Editing Baby InquiryStanford University researchers have been cleared of playing any role in a former post-doctoral scholar's controversy use of gene editing technology on human embryos for intended implantation and birth.
Technical Glitch Disrupts Early Morning Flights At Bay Area Airports, NationwideIf you have a flight out of San Francisco International or one of the other Bay Area airports Monday morning, you may want to check with your airline to see if it is on-time.
San Francisco Startup's High-Tech Bottle Purifies Water With UV LightLARQ, a San Francisco-based startup, claims to have built the world's first self-cleaning water bottle.
The Social Engineering Project Helps Kids Of Color Get The Basics Of STEMAn organization called The Social Engineering Project has been working with kids of color to make sure they learn the basics of STEM. Founder Kevin Nichols talked to BR's host Christin Ayers about the group's activities.
Samsung Unveils Foldable Galaxy Smartphone At San Francisco EventThe folding smart phone is now a reality. Samsung launched the Galaxy Fold at its annual Unpacked Galaxy event in San Francisco Wednesday.
UC Santa Cruz Student Accused Of Using Phone App To Sell Illegal DrugsA Sunnyvale 18-year-old has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly creating a cell phone app and using it to sell and distribute cocaine and methamphetamines.
Faster Connects Students With The Tech CommunityLocal Cal alumnae Erin Pangilinan and Charity Nicolas talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about Faster, an organization that connects Bay Area students with professionals in tech.
Stock Market Stages Historic Rally; Up More Than 1,000 PointsHigh-tech stocks soared Wednesday, powering the largest single point gain in Dow history with the market finishing the trading day up more than 1,000 points.
Silicon Valley Tech Stars Tumble On Stock Market OpeningStocks dropped more than 400 points at the opening Thursday with several Silicon Valley tech giants among those hit hardest.
Tech Stocks Hit Hard In Stock Market's 799-Point TumbleShares tumbled on the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, falling more than 795 points as the FAANG technology stocks dropped anywhere from 3 to 5.6 percent on the day.