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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

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At Super Bowl 50, fan safety starts with super-snoopy tech

The big game and all its festivities get sweeping protection, from bomb-destroying robots to software that crunches social media looking for threats.

By February 2, 2016

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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

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Swimming with drones > dancing with wolves (Tomorrow Daily 305 show notes)

We love the Loon Copter, a drone from Oakland University that can fly like a standard drone...but floats and dives underwater, too.

By January 27, 2016

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7 Twitter accounts you should follow for the Super Bowl

Sure, you could just talk to the person sitting next to you at the party. But why limit yourself? From Bill Simmons to Shannon Sharpe, these folks will keep you entertained, even if the game doesn't.

By January 26, 2016

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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

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The Point: The fight to preserve dead video games

P.T. has been taken off the PlayStation Network. But it's only one of thousands of games that will be lost to time unless copyright law changes. GameSpot's Danny O'Dwyer travels to the Oakland Museum of Arts and Digital Entertainment to uncover the sad, legal truths restricting game preservation.

By May 10, 2015

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Google Glasses head to ballpark with Oakland A's pitchers

Relievers will be able to wear the high-tech specs on the field for team activities but not during games, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

By August 14, 2013

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Thousands of LEDs to light up SF-Oakland Bay Bridge

Artist Leo Villareal has created a large-scale LED sculpture that will enliven the Bay Bridge for the next two years. CBS This Morning's John Blackstone reports on how the project came to light.

By March 5, 2013

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Crunching data to drive in home runs

The team with the best record in baseball right now, the Oakland A's, has gotten there in part by using a high-tech tool to interpret the game's myriad stats. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains more.

By August 17, 2014