Survey: Employees Admit Wasting Time At Work On Their SmartphonesEmployees admitted spending one hour and 36 minutes a day doing personal tasks at work. Almost an hour of that is on a smartphone, according to a survey from OfficeTeam.
Cal Students Develop Algorithm To Detect Twitter Bots, Fake News AccountsTwo Bay Area college students may have found a way to expose fake accounts on Twitter known as bots. Andria Borba met up with them.
Congress Confronts Tech Companies About Russian Ads With Fake InfoSenators pressed top social media companies to stop fake ads on their platforms. Susie Steimle reports (11/1/17)
Stanford Communications Network Pulls Double-Duty As Quake Detection SystemA web of fiber optic cables under the Stanford campus is doing much more than just transferring data. As KPIX 5's Len Ramirez reports, it is now acting as an earthquake early-warning system. (10-20-17)
Google Wrangles with City of Mountain View Over Housing, Office SpaceGoogle to Mountain View: if you want to build housing near our campus, we want something in return. Len Ramirez reports. (9-28-17)
Better Business Bureau Warning Of Online Puppy ScammersThe Better Business Bureau is warning people about a new scam targeting animal lovers looking to buy a pet on the Internet. Anne Makovec tells us the pets often don't exist.
Google Hit By Discrimination LawsuitA new lawsuit accuses Google of discriminating against female employees with lower pay and fewer opportunities to move up the ranks. Devin Fehely reports. (9-14-17)
Concord Is Competing To Be Amazon's Second HeadquartersThe city of Concord announced it is competing for Amazon's second headquarters. John Ramos reports. (9/12/17)
Man's DIY Kludge Spreads Internet Access Across Coastal Marin VillageBrandt Kuykendall moved to Dillon Beach, in Marin County, to get away from it all. Then his daughter said she needed Internet access for school. Now Brandt is a one-man ISP. John Ramos reports. (9-7-17)
Google Extends Free Shuttle Service in Mountain ViewTest runs of the free community shuttles in Mountain View have been a success and Google announced they'll keep funding the program until the end of 2018. Len Ramirez reports. (9-4-17)
San Jose Town Hall Thursday on Google Mega-Campus ProjectA community town hall meeting is taking place Thursday evening on a proposed 6 million-square-foot Google mega-campus near the Diridon station in San Jose. Len Ramirez reports. (8-24-17)
NRA TV Host Walks Back Tweet Suggesting N. Korea Attack CaliforniaNRA TV host Grant Stinchfield is under fire after a tweet he posted suggesting Kim Jong-un aim a nuclear missile at Sacramento, California. Melissa Caen has more.
Google Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Gender DiscriminationDozens of women have come forward accusing Google of gender discrimination. Kiet Do reports. (8/9/17)
ConsumerWatch: Net Neutrality ShowdownThe FCC is taking public comment on a proposal to eliminate so-called net neutrality protections and consumer reporter Julie Watts takes a look at what that could mean for the future of the Internet. (7-16-17)
Silicon Valley Tech Companies Fight For Net NeutralitySilicon Valley tech giants defend net neutrality on a national day of action and urged the FCC to back off. Julie Watts reports. (7/12/17)
Intel Brings Virtual Reality Game Coverage to AT&T ParkAre you ready for virtual reality coverage of Major League Baseball? As KPIX 5's Dennis O'Donnell reports, it's here now. (7-4-17)
Carpool App Scoop Gives Commuters Flexibilty and ConvenienceA carpool app called Scoop is saving Bay Area commuters time and money. Kiet Do reports. (6-30-17)
Plan To Install 50,000 Cell Towers In California Faces OppositionOpposition mounts against a plan to installation hundreds of cell towers in cities across California with no local input on where they go. Phil Matier reports. (6/28/16)
New Details Emerge On Hack Attack Of NetflixHackers released episodes of the popular Netflix show Orange is the New Black before it premiered on the Los Gatos streaming service. Maria Medina spoke with a computer security expert to find out how it went down. (6-22-17)
Hackers Strike SF Public Radio Station KQEDComputer systems at San Francisco public broadcasting station KQED were breached in a ransomware hack and the FBI is now investigating. Andria Borba reports. (6-16-17)
Verizon Finalizes Acquisition Of Yahoo, Marking The End Of An EraVerizon finalized its acquisition of Yahoo, the Bay Area company founded in 1994. Kiet Do reports. (6/13/17)
Uber CEO's 2013 Memo Gives Guidelines For Sex With CoworkersA racy letter from embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick sent four years ago advised employees on how to conduct themselves at a company party in Miami. Joe Vazquez reports. (6-8-17)
Recology Asking For Rate Hike To Cover Increased Recycling Costs From Online PurchasesEmily Turner reports on spike in recycling due to increased amount of online shopping and food deliveries (5-24-2017)
Amazon Customers Report Bait-And-Switch Delivery OffersAmazon customers are reporting bait-and-switch delivery offers and they're not happy. Julie Watts reports. (5/22/17)