S.F. 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. Betty Yu reports. (3-22-19)
Bill Seeks To Ban Cellphones In California ClassroomsClaiming they are a distraction to the learning environment, a member of the Assembly from Southern California is seeking a ban on cellphones in classrooms across the state. Katie Nielsen reports. (3/21/19)
Ireland Is Quickly Developing Into The Silicon Valley Of EuropeIreland is quickly developing into the Silicon Valley of Europe. The country is attracting many tech firms, who see advantages in setting up offices there. Betty Yu reports. (3-17-2019)
San Francisco Approves Tax On Uber, Lyft Rides For Nov. BallotRideshare companies like Uber and Lyft make San Francisco's streets more congested and more worn. The city has approved a new fee which would charge rideshare companies 3.25% of each ride to help fix the streets. Joe Vasquez reports. (3-17-2019)
Kaiser Apologizes For Sending Robot To Deliver News Of Man's DeathKaiser has issued an apology after sending a robot to tell a man he had only days to leave. Betty Yu talked to the man's bereaved family.
Chinese 'Tesla Killer' EV Carmaker Scales Back ExpansionSigns of a shake-up in the electric car industry Thursday as a Chinese company with a sizeable foothold in the South Bay slams the brakes on some of its big plans. Len Ramirez reports. (3-7-19)
Raw Video: Trump Calls Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Tim Apple' In White HouseAn awkward moment took place between President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook when the president called the tech titan "Tim Apple" during a meeting at the White House on Wednesday. (3/6/19)
Space-X Crew Capsule LaunchesA Falcon 9 rocket launched off the coast of Florida's Cape Canaveral Saturday. It's part of a plan engineered by Space X, Boeing and NASA to send passengers into orbit. A dummy named 'Ripley' was on board, not human.
Tesla to Close Retail Showrooms to Cut CostsThe Silicon Valley electric car maker plans to close most of its stores worldwide and go strictly to internet sales as it tries to cut overhead. Len Ramirez reports. (3-1-19)
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.
Fremont Police Drone Finds Missing Deaf TeenIt was pitch black when Fremont police launched their drone in search of a mentally-troubled teen who ran away from the California School for the Deaf. Len Ramirez reports. (2-21-19)
Tesla Model X Driver Survives Fiery Crash in FremontA Tesla driver was lucky to walk away from a fiery crash Monday morning in Fremont and, as KPIX 5's Kiet Do found out, he was a Tesla employee. (2-18-19)
Stanford Students' Personal Data Exposed in Hack AttackAnother data hack at Stanford. This time, it let students snoop on their classmates and see everything from high school transcripts to home addresses and personal essays. Joe Vazquez reports. (2-15-19)
San Jose Looks At Working With Elon Musk On Tunnel To SJCSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said he has consulted with Elon Musk's tunneling company on a possible tunnel linking Mineta San Jose International Airport with the Diridon train station downtown. Kiet Do reports. (2/6/19)
Net Neutrality Defenders Head To Federal CourtSupporters of net neutrality are heading to federal court on Friday as they continue their challenge against the FCC's decision to repeal rules put in place by the Obama administration. Kiet Do reports. (2/1/19)
New San Francisco Hospital Features Advanced Earthquake Damping TechnologyThe new California Pacific Medical Center campus set to open on Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco is built to stay standing and open to patients when the earth is shaking. Andria Borba reports. (1-31-19)
Security Robot Patrols Marin County Gas StationA security robot that resembles Star Wars' R2-D2 has customers at one San Rafael gas station doing double takes. John Ramos reports. (1-31-19)
Police Union Says Software Glitch Deactivates Thousands of Bench Warrants in the South BaySan Jose's police union is warning about what it calls a dangerous situation. It says that a software update deactivated thousands of warrants but both the court and the software maker strongly deny that there's a problem. Len Ramirez reports. (1-25-19)
Study: San Francisco Public Transit Takes Hit With Ride-Hailing AppsA study by the University of Kentucky has found a significant drop in public transit use in San Francisco and other major cities, as more people turn to ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft. Kiet Do reports. (1/23/19)
Raw Video: SpaceX Launches Communication Satellites From Vandenberg AFBSpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 Iridium Communications satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County on Friday morning. (1/11/19)
Consumer Electronics Show Wraps Up Tech Treats in Las VegasVR proponents are still dreaming big and, once again, they brought their immersive visions -- and gadgets -- to the show floor at CES 2019. (1-9-19)
Speechless Live Mixes Comedy, Improv And Power PointSpeechless Live is a hilarious mix of comedy, improv and power point for entrepreneurs. CEO and co-founder Sammy Wegent tells BAF it's now a new game folks can play at home.
Door Dash Begins Tests On Self-Driving Autonomous DeliveriesDoorDash is about to start testing self-driving food delivery in San Francisco.
Earthquake Early Warning App Unveiled In Los AngelesLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday unveiled the nation's first early warning app for earthquakes. (1/3/19)