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Uber ups presence in SF Bay Area with buy of building in Oakland

Flush with cash, the ride-hailing company purchases a nearly 400,000-square-foot building in Oakland, California, across the bay from its San Francisco headquarters.

By September 23, 2015


For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014


Yahoo bus blockaded, puked on in Oakland

Tech-shuttle protests appear to take a turn for the weird as a demonstrator reportedly mounts a bus and vomits down the windshield.

By April 2, 2014


Dolby's massive new headquarters meshes art, technology and science

The audio company's 16-story structure in San Francisco features stimulating visuals as a tribute to its history.

By September 29, 2015


Uber facing more roadblocks in cities around the world

The ride-sharing service has been banned in Rio de Janeiro while proposed regulations in London could curtail its operations in the UK.

By September 30, 2015


How corporate fears of hacks just created Silicon Valley's newest $1 billion startup

Okta receives a $75 million investment, the latest sign companies are scrambling for cybersecurity software that can prevent them from becoming the next Ashley Madison, Sony or Target.

By September 8, 2015


Tech money drives San Francisco building boom, pushes others out

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how new skyscrapers are defining a new era in the City by the Bay. The winners: tech. The losers: pretty much everyone else.

By August 24, 2015


Adorable 5-year-old throws first pitch with 3D-printed hand

A little girl born with a rare medical condition throws out the first pitch at the Baltimore Orioles game on Monday thanks to a 3D-printed hand designed and printed by UNLV students.

By August 18, 2015


Vietnam's refugees find second chance in Silicon Valley

For Road Trip 2015, CNET went to San Jose, California, to talk with Vietnamese Americans who traveled a long way to get to where they are today.

By August 2, 2015


I took me out to a ball game, where tech called balls and strikes

Technically Incorrect: The two-game series between the San Rafael Pacifics and the Vallejo Admirals claimed to be the first to use Pitchf/x tech to make decisions.

By July 30, 2015