Son of Oakland police officers accidentally shoots himself – San Francisco Chronicle

Son of Oakland police officers accidentally shoots himselfSan Francisco Chronicle(02-28) 21:15 PST SAN FRANCISCO — The 12-year-old son of two Oakland police officers accidentally shot himself in the arm at…

Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock – CNET

CNETIn a response to a shareholder suggestion that Apple stop its environmentally friendly initiatives, the typically temperate Apple CEO draws a blunt line in the sand. Nick Statt. by Nick…

Storm knocks out power – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(02-28) 13:42 PST SAN FRANCISCO — A storm lashing the Bay Area left thousands of residents without power Friday and created hazardous conditions on roadways. The National Weather…

Tim Cook: Apple TV did over $1B in … – CNET

CNETAt Apple’s annual gathering of shareholders, CEO Tim Cook said the product is more than a “hobby.” Richard Nieva. by Richard Nieva. February 28, 2014 11:09 AM PST. Follow @richardjnieva.…

Bitcoin losses spur Mt. Gox to bankruptcy – CNET

CNETBad day for the big Bitcoin exchange: CEO Mark Karpeles says Mt. Gox lost some 750,000 customer bitcoins, plus 100,000 of its own. Don Reisinger. by Don Reisinger. February 28,…

Google to pay for SF free Muni for youth program – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(02-27) 11:17 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Tech giant Google has agreed to donate $6.8 million to San Francisco to fund free Muni passes for low- and middle-income youth,…

6 San Francisco police officers indicted – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(02-27) 12:23 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Five San Francisco police officers and a former officer have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges including extortion, dealing…

Police hunt for 3 North Oakland robbers – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(02-26) 21:28 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland police are looking for three men suspected in five robberies in three North Oakland business districts. The robberies, which police say…

Google denies bidding on WhatsApp – CNET

CNETAndroid and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai refutes reports that Google competed with Facebook to buy WhatsApp. Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. February 26, 2014 10:21 AM PST. Follow @sethr. Sundar…

Bones found at Transbay Transit construction site – San Francisco Chronicle

Bones found at Transbay Transit construction siteSan Francisco Chronicle(02-25) 18:29 PST SAN FRANCISCO — A construction crew preparing to pour concrete for the new Transbay Transit Center discovered an old…

2 accused of murder outside Oakland Walmart – San Francisco Chronicle

2 accused of murder outside Oakland WalmartSan Francisco Chronicle(02-25) 16:20 PST OAKLAND — Two men have been arrested and charged with special-circumstances murder in connection with the fatal shooting of…

Apple finally fixes ‘gotofail’ OS X security hole – CNET

CNETAfter a multiday delay that irked users, Apple has released a system software update for OS X Mavericks that fixes what’s become known as the “gotofail” security vulnerability. Declan McCullagh.…

Hot Trailer: Warner Bros / Legendary’s … – Deadline.com

Hot Trailer: Warner Bros / Legendary’s …Deadline.comThis is the Godzilla movie we’ve been waiting for. Looks terrific. Comment by Rich — Tuesday February 25, 2014 @ 10:14am PST Reply to…

Godzilla Movie Trailer #2 Premiering On Tuesday At 10 AM PST – Comicbook.com (blog)

Godzilla Movie Trailer #2 Premiering On Tuesday At 10 AM PSTComicbook.com (blog)A new trailer for Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ upcoming Godzilla film will arrive tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. PST.…

Man arrested for threat involving Oakland school – San Francisco Chronicle

Man arrested for threat involving Oakland schoolSan Francisco Chronicle(02-22) 14:32 PST San Francisco — San Francisco police have arrested a man suspected of threatening an Oakland family, which prompted the…

Steve Jobs slated to grace US postage stamp in 2015 – CNET

CNETList of approved subjects obtained by The Washington Post reflects a shift toward more popular individuals as a new revenue source for the cash-strapped service. Steven Musil. by Steven Musil.…

Oakland to pay $2 million to settle crash lawsuit – San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland to pay $2 million to settle crash lawsuitSan Francisco Chronicle(02-18) 16:11 PST OAKLAND — The city of Oakland is poised to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit filed…

Nvidia’s launches mid-range GPUs with Maxwell architecture – CNET

CNETThe chipmaker’s Maxwell graphics architecture is twice as energy efficient and 50 percent faster than its predecessor, Kepler. Shara Tibken. by Shara Tibken. February 18, 2014 6:00 AM PST. Follow…

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor ‘confirmed’ – CNET

CNETA report citing inside sources says the upcoming smartphone will come equipped with fingerprint reading technology within the device’s home button. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. February 17, 2014 7:53…

Google said to open 200-worker office in San Francisco – CNET

CNETCreating office space for engineers from all of its recent acquisitions, the Web giant is said to be leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in the city’s Mission neighborhood. Dara Kerr. by…

Asteroid 3 football fields long to fly by Earth tonight; watch live! – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA massive asteroid the length of three football fields will make its closest approach to Earth tonight, and you can watch it fly by live, right here. Beginning…

Apple’s M&A chief reportedly met with Tesla CEO Elon Musk – CNET

CNETThe electric carmaker’s chief executive met with Adrian Perica and “probably” Apple CEO Tim Cook last spring, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report. Steven Musil. by Steven Musil. February…

Stolen-car suspect dies in Oakland crash after CHP chase – San Francisco Chronicle

Stolen-car suspect dies in Oakland crash after CHP chaseSan Francisco Chronicle(02-15) 00:12 PST OAKLAND — The driver of a stolen car died Friday night after crashing in East Oakland while…

Don’t spoil ‘House of Cards’ for Barack Obama, please – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe second season of Netflix’s political thriller “House of Cards” got released at midnight PST, and while many wasted no time tearing into the twisty Kevin Spacey-Robin Wright…

Mars ‘jelly doughnut’ mystery finally solved – CNET

CNETWhere did the infamous rock that seemed to appear out of nowhere on Mars come from? The explanation, it turns out, is more simple than sci-fi. James Martin. by James…

Oscars 2014: Voting officially underway for 86th annual Academy Awards – The Times-Picayune

The Times-PicayuneVoting for the 86 annual Academy Awards is officially underway, as of 10 a.m. CST (8 a.m. PST) this morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has…

Elderly SF man found safe – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(02-13) 20:27 PST SAN FRANCISCO — An elderly man who wandered away from his wife on Thursday was found safe nearly five miles away, San Francisco police said.…

Lovey-dovey detection algorithm puts hearts on Google+ photos – CNET

CNETGiving a Valentine’s Day perk to its social network service, Google adds animated hearts to photos that show hugging and kissing. Stephen Shankland. by Stephen Shankland. February 14, 2014 3:26…

Driver accused in fatal SF hit-run linked to robberies – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChroniclePage 1 of 1. (02-13) 18:46 PST SAN FRANCISCO — The driver accused of striking and killing a man early Wednesday morning in San Francisco was out on…

Facebook expands gender options: Social media reaction – San Jose Mercury News

Facebook expands gender options: Social media reactionSan Jose Mercury NewsBay Area News Group. Posted: 02/13/2014 10:58:45 AM PST. Updated: 02/13/2014 10:59:58 AM PST. The social networking company announces plans Thursday…

Guard hired by Oakland neighbors shoots suspect – San Francisco Chronicle

Guard hired by Oakland neighbors shoots suspectSan Francisco Chronicle(02-13) 14:21 PST OAKLAND — An armed security guard who was recently hired to patrol an Oakland neighborhood by people frustrated with…

Curiosity rover snaps its first Earth photo from Mars – CNET

CNETIn a bittersweet moment, Curiosity looks back and takes a snapshot of its home planet above the Mars skyline. Amanda Kooser. by Amanda Kooser. February 7, 2014 8:49 AM PST.…

A 11 New Football League Gets Major TV Partner

House and Senate Dems introduce bill to temporarily fix Net neutrality – CNET

CNETDemocrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent…

Lenovo CEO eyes Motorola customisation in bid to beat Apple and Samsung – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: Lenovo’s CEO Yuanqing Yang likes Motorola’s customisation model and may bring it to other markets. Liam Tung. By Liam Tung | January 31, 2014 — 11:11 GMT (03:11 PST).…