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Sacramento Kings are first pro sports team to accept Bitcoin

The NBA franchise says it will use BitPay to process digital-currency payments for team merchandise and tickets starting March 1.

By January 16, 2014


Sacramento getting smart grid

Two-way meters will allow users and the area's utility to monitor and control usage; installation is set to kick off next month with completion set for mid-2011.

By June 24, 2009


T-Mobile 3G launches in Sacramento; Memphis, Tampa, and Washington D.C. next

T-Mobile expands its 3G network to Sacramento and plans to roll out it out to Memphis, Tampa, and Washington, D.C., in the weeks to come.

By October 17, 2008


Mini-subs exploring Sacramento River

UC Berkeley researchers are developing new devices to better understand how water flows from California's mountains into drinking water supplies.

By June 20, 2008


OK, Glass, have an NBA player dunk in my face

The NBA's Sacramento Kings are using technology from CrowdOptic that lets fans see what players, cheerleaders, and announcers are seeing through their Google Glass. In real time.

By March 18, 2014


NBA players wear Glass to enhance fan experience

The Sacramento Kings are among the first pro teams to experiment with using Google Glass. The team recently invited CNET to a shootaround practice session. Here's what dunking and dribbling looks like through the eyes of a professional NBA player.

By March 18, 2014


NBA pros wear Google Glass to give fans a new point of view

With the help of San Francisco startup CrowdOptic, NBA teams like the Sacramento Kings and San Jose Earthquakes are using Google Glass to get sports fans closer to the action. CNET's Sumi Das goes courtside for a virtual eye-to-eye with pros.

By March 17, 2014


Steve Ballmer bringing NBA's Kings to Seattle?

A report suggests that a group headed by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen is buying the Sacramento Kings and bringing them to Seattle.

By January 9, 2013


Google still showers money on solar

Google joins KKR for its first solar investment in the U.S. with $94 million in four solar farms in the Sacramento area.

By December 20, 2011