( JOHN GREEN )
Toyota bets big on fuel cell vehicles

Toyota is heavily promoting its 2015 FCV, or fuel cell vehicle, which will seats four, have a range of 300 miles and refuel in three to five minutes.  
Karl Mondon
Long before Edward Snowden, the NSA and PRISM became headlines and household words, a group of technologists dedicated themselves to making the Internet more anonymous. Today, they are leaders in a movement heating up in Silicon Valley and beyond to offer email services that Google can't read and file-sharing services that the government can't trace.  
 
 
REVIEWS & TIPS
Wolverton: Apple iOS 8's a great update, but still needs some tweaks

I’ve been impressed with iOS 8, Apple’s newly updated operating system for iPhones and iPads, but after spending more time with it, I’ve become more attuned to some of its flaws and shortcomings. 
EAST BAY
( Doug Duran )
Bay Area refineries embarking on ambitious projects to transform

Projects aim to give facilities flexibility to respond to changing energy markets, but environmentalists say they don't go far enough. 
SPOTLIGHT
( LiPo Ching )
Google's diva of digital trend-spotting goes live on-air

Each Friday, Google's Roya Soleimani goes on-air with radio stations around the country to share what online searches have been trending over the previous week and chat about what it all means.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10/01/2014 03:23 PM PDT - Disappointing economic news in the U.S. and abroad drove down stocks on Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 200 points. And nervous investors shifted their money to havens like bonds and gold.  
 
10/01/2014 02:27 PM PDT - The private sector added 213,000 net new jobs last month, indicating that the labor market rebounded after a disappointing August, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday.  
 
 
 
(AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer)
Justin Bieber scuffles with photographers in Paris

Selena Gomez’s boyfriend also under fire for dining Kendall Jenner during whirlwind trip to Paris Fashion Week.