World | Reuters | Friday December 6, 2013
Microblogging site Twitter Inc named Marjorie Scardino, former chief executive of publishing company Pearson, to its board on Thursday following criticism that it lacked diversity in the top ranks of the company.
Reuters | Thursday December 5, 2013
The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission is examining whether Google has all the proper permits.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 5, 2013
The agency that oversees development in the San Francisco Bay in California has begun a formal investigation into the construction of a secretive Google Inc barge.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 5, 2013
Hundreds of passengers on a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train were evacuated on Wednesday after a parking brake suddenly deployed in a tunnel and passengers complained of smoke inhalation, authorities said.
World | Erica Goode, The New York Times | Wednesday December 4, 2013
There were times - after he told his parents he was gay, for example, and his mother wept, and his father tried to hit him - when Fredy Bolvito curled up on a bench in Union Square here and cried because he had AIDS and no job and no place to stay, a...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 26, 2013
The wife of a US retiree detained in North Korea for nearly a month fought back tears as she appealed on Monday for his release in time for this week's Thanksgiving holiday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 19, 2013
A San Francisco Bay Area man wants Google Maps to remove a satellite image that shows the body of his 14-year-old son, who was shot and killed in 2009.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 19, 2013
Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have secretly accessed U.S. government computers in multiple agencies and stolen sensitive information in a campaign that began almost a year ago, the FBI warned this week.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 16, 2013
A five-year-old boy recovering from cancer became a superhero for a day Friday, as San Francisco transformed itself into Gotham City and thousands turned out to see the Batkid fly to the rescue.
Reuters | Monday November 11, 2013
According to a 36-page information packet reportedly provided to the Port of San Francisco by Google, the interactive learning centre barge will navigate the bay using tug-boats.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 7, 2013
US authorities also say Ulbricht had tried to call out a hit on a user who had threatened to expose the identities of thousands of Silk Road users.
Associated Press | Thursday November 7, 2013
Google has finally let the public in on its barge secret - the Internet giant is building an 'interactive learning centre' that it's experimenting with.
Reuters | Monday November 4, 2013
Google's mysterious barges have been revealed as luxury showrooms that also feature party decks, according to a report.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 2, 2013
Google Inc's mysterious barges, which prompted fevered speculation about everything from offshore data centers to floating research labs, may serve a more prosaic role as upscale party venues and showrooms.
Friday November 1, 2013
The new "KitKat" version of Android will be able to run on inexpensive, low-end smartphones as well as the most advanced devices, Sundar Pichai, Google senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps said at a press event in San Francisco on Thursd...
Agence France-Presse | Monday October 28, 2013
According to a report by CNET, a barge spotted in San Francisco Bay may just be a new data centre by Google.
World | Reuters | Monday October 28, 2013
Facebook Inc finally earned Wall Street's love in the second quarter. Now it needs to make the relationship last.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 23, 2013
Facebook removed a video of a woman being beheaded from its website on Tuesday and said it would use a broader set of criteria to determine when gory videos are permitted on the site.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 22, 2013
Apple Inc on Tuesday took the wraps off a slimmer faster tablet called the iPad Air and said it will give away Macintosh operating and work software free to its users, challenging Microsoft Corp's near-stranglehold on personal computing.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 19, 2013
Google-owned online ad-placing service DoubleClick on Friday announced that the way has been cleared to include space at Facebook.