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.
Oakland Officials Take Step Towards Banning City Use Of Facial Recognition TechThe city of Oakland on Tuesday took a first step towards banning the use of facial recognition technology by city employees, including the Oakland Police Department.
Key Apple Executive Behind Design of iMac, iPhone to Leave CompanyApple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is departing after more than two decades at Apple to start his own design firm, the company said Thursday.
'Hack' Creates Kids' Computer That Makes Learning To Code FunRoberta 'Beta' Antunes, CEO of Hack talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about a new computer for kids that makes learning to code fun.
Apple's World Wide Developers Conference A Huge Economic Boon For San JoseApple's World Wide Developers Conference is sure to bring a fresh economic boost to San Jose.
Pleasanton Tech Company Aims To Cool Floating Data Centers With Bay WaterA Pleasanton company has an unusual idea to cool data storage machines that they say uses a fraction of the energy and cuts greenhouse gasses.
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.
Girl With 3D-Printed Hand Throws 1st Pitch At Giants Game There’s always a ceremonial first pitch before San Francisco Giants baseball games, but few have been as special as Sunday’s. Hailey Dawson, a courageous 8-year-old, calmly walked to the mound and tossed out the pitch.