607 Results for

berkeley

Article

Uber driver charged with battery on SF rider

A driver is cited after he allegedly pulled a passenger out of his car and then smashed her phone.

By October 21, 2014

Article

Berkeley scientists have 'smart dust' on the brain

California researchers theorize that tiny electronic sensors the size of dust particles could be used in future brain studies.

By July 17, 2013

Article

Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?

The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.

By October 20, 2014

Video

Know an earthquake is about to hit before the shaking starts

Smoke alarms warn us about fires, but what if we had devices in our homes to warn us about earthquakes seconds before they strike? For less than $100, a UC Berkeley professor has figured out how to make an in-home early warning quake system. CNET's Sumi Das looks at what it takes to make it work.

By October 7, 2014

Article

For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

Article

Become legend? Ambitious Destiny aims for gaming superstar status

The minds behind Halo, one of the most successful game franchises ever made, hope to strike it again with a massive new game being bankrolled in part by Activision Blizzard.

By September 8, 2014

Article

Diamonds? Nah. Burning Man wedding ring holds a piece of the moon

This wedding will be remembered for many things, but mostly because the new bride got a 3D-printed ring with an ultra-rare, honest-to-goodness lunar rock.

By September 6, 2014

Article

Quake early warning offers headstart but lacks funding

The biggest earthquake to rock the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years hit early Sunday, and technology -- including a project in part backed by Google -- could put us into a better position than ever to react.

By August 25, 2014

Article

iPhone 6: Sorting through fact and fiction around Apple's upcoming smartphone

The rumor mill around Apple's 2014 update to the iPhone began churning as soon as the 5S and 5C debuted last year. What will Apple include, and skip, in the next version? We parse the rumors.

By August 25, 2014

Article

Vexed in the city: Working in Silicon Valley tech is much more lucrative than you think

Add in the benefits, the perks, and the transportation tech workers get for free, and the value of their salaries jumps up to 20 percent.

By August 21, 2014