Facebook Settles Advertiser Lawsuit For $40 MillionFacebook is settling a lawsuit by advertisers who said the social media giant inflated the amount of time users watched videos for $40 million. (10/8/19)
Corporate Rentals Move Into San Francisco’s Rent Controlled BuildingsIt’s an $18 billion industry in the United States and San Francisco is at the center of it. Short-term rental laws that were designed to preserve the city’s existing housing stock back in 2015 spurred growth for yet another tech disruptor. Susie Steimle reports. (10-7-2019)
Google Buys Sizable Plot Of Land In Gilroy To Use As Tree NurseryGoogle is planning to use a newly purchased plot of land in Gilroy to grow landscaping vegetation for its properties, according to an email to KPIX 5. Kiet Do reports. (10-6-2019)
Empty Shelves At Fry's Stores Raise Concerns About Retailer's FutureBay Area-based Fry's Electronics recently announced its Palo Alto store would be closing. But it may not be the only one; there are signs that are sparking concerns about the tech superstore's future. Devin Fehely reports. (10-6-2019)
Drivers Say Tesla 'Smart Summon' Feature Not Ready to RollTesla is touting a feature that allows your car to pick you up but it's not always a smooth ride. Devin Fehely reports. (10-4-19)
Digital Tool Helps San Jose Pinpoint Needy NeighborhoodsSan Jose is rolling out a new online tool that’s designed to help micro-manage the city. It crunches large amounts of data to calculate neighborhoods in need. Len Ramirez reports. (10-4-19)
Silicon Valley Tech Elite Gather for TechCrunch Disrupt SFThousands of people from around the world are in San Francisco this week for the annual conference known as TechCrunch Disrupt. KPIX 5's Allen Martin dropped in to sample the future. (10-3-19)
Motive Behind Murder Of Well-Known Santa Cruz Tech CEO Was Robbery, Investigators SayThe manhunt for the suspects in the murder of a Santa Cruz tech executive stretched nearly into its third day Wednesday night. Maria Medina reports. (10-2-2019)
World Safety Summit On Self Driving Car Tech Kicks Off At Levi's StadiumThe World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology kicked off at Levi's Stadium on Wednesday. Kiet Do reports. (10-2-2019)
Stanford Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Of StartX With ExpoStanford is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of StartX, its innovation community. The university hosted a campus demo day on Sunday for entrepreneurs to show off their latest inventions. Kiet Do reports. (9-29-2019)
Pleasanton Family Gets 24 Hour Security After Brazen Burglars Are Caught On TapeA Pleasanton family is trying to recover after a terrifying burglary attempt. Katie Nielsen tells us a new start-up security firm is going to provide them with cameras monitored by guards around the clock.
DoorDash Discloses Data Breach Impacting 4.9 Million CustomersBay Area-based food delivery company DoorDash has disclosed a data breach impacting 4.9 million customers involving addresses, phone numbers and partial credit card numbers. (9/27/19)
Text 911 Service Coming To Santa Clara CountyResidents in Santa Clara County have a new way to report emergencies, by texting 911 dispatchers instead of calling. (9/26/19)
Fremont Police Tesla Near-Dead Battery Forces Officer Off PursuitA Tesla Model S used by the Fremont Police Department ran low on electricity in the middle of a pursuit. (9/25/19)
Virus Cripples Union City Government ComputersUnion City is grappling with a computer virus that has shut down most of the city's servers. Devin Fehely tells us they have called in federal cybersecurity experts to help figure out what happened.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wraps Up 3-Day Visit With Lawmakers In Washington D.C.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was wrapping up a tour of the nation's capital. Juliette Goodrich tells us it was 3 days of fancy receptions, dinners, and meetings with lawmakers, including President Trump.
Fire Breaks Out Near San Francisco Homeless Encampment, Tech Bus Parking LotA fire broke out near a homeless encampment and a parking lot for tech buses near Interstate 280 in San Francisco early Friday morning. (9/20/19)
Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly Hologram Tour Kicks Off In San FranciscoDecades after their passing, rock legends Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly will return to the stage as holograms as part of a nationwide tour that kicks off in San Francisco this week. (9/17/19)
Marin Co. Woman Petitions To Get Amazon To Collect, Reuse Its Delivery BoxesEvery day, thousands and thousands of online Amazon orders are delivered in a boxes. Now there’s a push to cut down on all that cardboard, and as Wilson Walker reports, it's largely the work of one determined woman in Marin County.
Bay Area High School Senior Develops STEM Curriculum For Young GirlsA high school senior who, as an 8th grader, created a device to sense heat stroke and dehydration is now introducing others to the joy of innovation.
Antitrust Probe Of Google Adding To Scrutiny Of Tech GiantsAs tech becomes more woven into every part of our lives, Silicon Valley has come under more intense scrutiny than ever, with Monday's announcement of a 48-state antitrust probe of Google raising the stakes. Interview with CNET Editor-At-Large Ian Sherr. (9/9/19)
Raw Video: Attorneys General Announce Antitrust Probe Of GoogleAbout 50 attorneys general, from both major political parties, have launched an antitrust probe on internet giant Google. (9/9/19)
8 Attorneys General Launch Facebook Antitrust InvestigationAttorneys general from eight states and both major parties have launched an antitrust investigation against the social media giant Facebook. Anne Makovec reports. (9/6/19)
SF Company Revisits Blood-Test Tech in Wake of Theranos DebacleMicrodrop, a new blood testing company, is promising accurate blood-test results with just a prick of the finger. Betty Yu reports. (8-30-19)