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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


Zuckerberg, other tech honchos give new meaning to #GivingTuesday

Facebook CEO's $45 billion donation is just the latest example of tech's social conscience.

By December 1, 2015


Pandora's latest buy sets it up to play the exact song you want

Pandora agrees to buy most of smaller streaming service Rdio for $75 million in cash, which clears the way for the online radio giant to let you listen to the specific track you want to hear.

By November 16, 2015


Pandora listeners can hear only so much

The Internet radio service's growth in listeners has lost the zippy tempo of its earlier years. That's why you'll soon start seeing offers to buy tickets with your music streams.

By October 22, 2015


Singing a different tune, Pandora plans to buy Ticketfly for $450M

The streaming radio service and the concert-ticketing agent hope to earn more by singing for their supper together. For music fans, it may shorten the distance between discovering artists and seeing them live.

By October 7, 2015


With Ticketfly buy, Pandora aims to be your concert concierge

The CEOs of Pandora and Ticketfly believe their merger could mark a turning point for artists in the Internet age. They say what's good for the music makers is great for you too.

By October 7, 2015


The iPhone 6S camera is a huge storage hog (but it might be worth it)

Are you a bit of a shutterbug? Add that to the list of reasons to avoid the 16GB model of the latest iPhone.

By October 6, 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