Science & Technology

Woman talking on a smartphone
Larry Magid
April 06, 2018 - 10:22 am
Google is testing out their Beta mode for Google Voice, which would make calls over a wi-fi network or data plan. KCBS Radio’s Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains why this would be useful.
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Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg (Photo credit: Xinhua/Lino De Vallier/Sipa USA)
Phil Matier
April 06, 2018 - 9:44 am
Insider Phil Matier and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown say it will a very interesting conversation, and discuss what Congress should ask, what Zuckerberg will say, and the optics of the situation.
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Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic
Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic (Photo credit: Bob Riha, Jr./Virgin Galactic)
April 05, 2018 - 1:39 pm
Virgin Galactic tweets that the spaceship named Unity was carried aloft by its mother ship and released over California's Mojave Desert early Thursday.
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Manuel Santos at Narino House in Bogota, capital of Colombia, on Jan. 14, 2015. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Wednesday met with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in Bogota to discuss plans to bring Internet service to the masses.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Photo credit: Xinhua/Sipa USA)
Megan Goldsby
April 05, 2018 - 9:26 am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is admitting to mistakes that his company made ahead of the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal. As KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports, he made the admission during a rare media call on Wednesday.
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Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg (Photo credit: Xinhua/Lino De Vallier/Sipa USA)
April 04, 2018 - 10:53 am
The Facebook CEO/founder will testify in front of Congress next week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee announced in a statement early Wednesday morning
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YouTube HQ
YouTube HQ (Photo credit: Jenna Lane/KCBS Radio)
April 03, 2018 - 1:24 pm
On Tuesday afternoon, a woman entered YouTube headquarters in San Bruno where she shot at and injured several people, before taking her own life...
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Driverless Car
Driverless Car (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
Megan Goldsby
April 03, 2018 - 10:21 am
Monday is the first day that the DMV would have allowed self-driving cars to be tested without a human behind the wheel in California, but as KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports, none of the companies are ready to do so.
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Victor Bell Mugshot
Victor Bell Mugshot (Photo credit: San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)
Matt Bigler
March 30, 2018 - 10:58 am
A Bay Area rapper who boasted about breaking into homes in a music video is now behind bars. As KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler reports a Silicon Valley homeowner used technology to help police identify the suspect...
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Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10 (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
Larry Magid
March 29, 2018 - 8:06 pm
Microsoft wants to let its customers know more about its cloud services as it moves away from computers to portable devices. KCBS Radio’s Technology Analyst Larry Magid says this is a clever move.
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