Science & Technology

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Carrie Hodousek
July 09, 2019 - 2:58 pm
More emojis are showing up in court cases as judges and juries struggle to interpret them.
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People walk near cracks in the road after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the area on July 4, 2019 near Ridgecrest, California.
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Matt Bigler
July 05, 2019 - 11:19 am
The Shake Alert app that's part of California's Early Earthquake Warning System isn't available yet in the Bay Area. But officials say it's coming soon.
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Raikoke Volcano Eruption
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KCBS Radio Morning News
June 27, 2019 - 5:50 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Your best-ever vacation photo might be good, but not this good. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have captured a stunning image of an eruption of the Raikoke volcano in the Pacific Ocean. That's in the Kuril Islands, between Japan and Russia's...
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Home Security Camera
Home Security Camera (Photo credit: Ipeema)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
June 26, 2019 - 4:53 pm
An Oakland City Council committee has approved a resolution to ban the use of facial recognition technology in its city departments.
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Seventh grader Aryan Mangal of Fremont won a national award for the app he invented to prevent child abuse.
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Scott Lettieri
June 19, 2019 - 4:11 pm
A 12-year-old from Fremont has invented an anti-child abuse app that won a national award. Aryan Mangal's Sound Saver uses the power of sound waves to detect possible cases of child abuse. If the app monitors noise above 80 decibels or hears someone using profanity — possible clues that an abusive...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook, center, spoke to students graduating from Stanford University on June 16, 2019.
Betsy Gebhart/KCBS Radio
June 17, 2019 - 8:25 am
Apple CEO Tim Cook came down hard on the tech industry when he spoke at Stanford University's graduation ceremony on Sunday.
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington. Weeks after Facebook refused to remove a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slurring her words, Zuckerberg is getting a taste of his own medicine: fake footage showing him gloating over his one-man domination of the world. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 12, 2019 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks after Facebook refused to remove a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slurring her words, Mark Zuckerberg is getting a taste of his own medicine: fake footage showing him gloating over his one-man domination of the world. It's the latest flap over deviously...
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