Science & Technology

April 03, 2019 - 2:09 pm
A prominent computer scientist who works for Apple and advocates for online privacy was allegedly mistreated by Customs and Border Protection officers at San Francisco International Airport, according to a new complaint filed by the ACLU.
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San Francisco International Airport
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Megan Goldsby
April 02, 2019 - 10:40 am
San Francisco International Airport is going on the offensive against drones.
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Holly Quan
March 26, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Earthquake scientists will be focused on downtown Oakland on Wednesday when they launch the first public test of the early warning system. About 40,000 people in a 60-square-block area of the city will receive the test message on their smartphones and other devices when the notice goes out between...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook and Oprah Winfrey prepare to embrace at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
March 25, 2019 - 3:45 pm
CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and movie streaming service Monday, enlisting such superstars as Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston and Steven Spielberg to try to overcome its rivals' head start. Apple didn't...
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A police officer stands guard in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Sunday, March 17, 2019, where one of two mass shootings occurred. New Zealand's stricken residents reached out to Muslims in their neighborhoods and around the country on Saturday, to show kindness to a community in pain as a 28-year-old white supremacist stood silently before a judge, accused in mass shootings at two mosques that left dozens of people dead. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 19, 2019 - 8:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Facebook says none of the 200 or so people who watched live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting flagged it to moderators, underlining the challenge tech companies face in policing violent or disturbing content in real time. The social media giant released new details about its...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., a close ally of President Donald Trump, arrives at the Capitol in Washington. Nunes is suing Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, accusing them of defamation and negligence. The suit filed Monday, March 18, 2019, in Virginia accuses Twitter of "knowingly hosting and monetizing content that is clearly abusive, hateful and defamatory." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 18, 2019 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) of California is suing Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, accusing them of defamation and negligence. The defendants include two anonymous parody accounts, "Devin Nunes' Mom" and "Devin Nunes' Cow." The suit filed...
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The Ames Research Center is conducting experiments that may be useful for the next round of NASA missions to the moon or Mars.
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Matt Bigler
March 12, 2019 - 3:23 pm
This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon. The Ames Research Center that broke ground with that historic mission is once again helping astronauts go back to the moon and perhaps deeper into space.
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Valeo is developing technology for driver-less cars in San Mateo county.
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Margie Shafer
February 25, 2019 - 11:37 am
A French automotive technology company whose mobility tech center is located in San Mateo is taking driving to a whole new level.
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Bev, a robot barista, makes drinks at the Bbox cafe in Berkeley.
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Carrie Hodousek
February 23, 2019 - 10:30 pm
Everyone has heard about the future of driverless cars, but what about barista-less coffee shops?
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UC-Santa Cruz
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Jennifer Hodges
February 20, 2019 - 12:19 pm
An 18-year-old U.C. Santa Cruz student has been arrested for selling drugs through an iPhone app disguised as harmless fun, according to police.
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