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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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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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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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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

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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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Take me out to the baseball app

Got peanuts; Cracker Jack; and root, root, rooting for the home team on your mind? Kara Tsuboi can help. With baseball season just a few days away, CNET's ace Tech Minute reporter (and Oakland A's fanatic) points you toward some must-have apps.

By March 28, 2014

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Philly challenge to map thousands of AEDs could go national

The MyHeartMap challenge encourages laypeople to hunt down life-saving automated external defibrillators and use their smartphones to transmit photos and locations to researchers building a database.

By February 29, 2012

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Light 'em up! Behind-the-scenes with fireworks pros

Fireworks shows are getting more elaborate with intricate designs and meticulously timed explosions. At the Oakland A's "Star Wars"-themed fireworks show by California-based Pyro Spectacular, CNET's Daniel Terdiman embraces his inner pyro for a behind-the-scenes look at the setup for these awesome displays.

By September 23, 2013

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Anonymous targets Oakland city officials

The hacktivist group releases a document filled with private information on a group of City Hall and police department personnel. One councilwoman, whom Anonymous thanked for her community support, was spared.

By February 7, 2012