Two injured in one-car rollover south of San Jose
12/28/2014 05:23 PM PST
A car rolled over on U.S. 101 Sunday south of San Jose, injuring two, the San Jose Fire Department reported. Cause of the one-car accident is under investigation.
SpaceX to attempt landing rocket on ocean barge
12/28/2014 05:35 PM PST - As if launching a rocket into space wasn't hard enough, Elon Musk, billionaire entrepreneur and founder of SpaceX, will attempt to land one on the bull's-eye of a barge floating in the ocean, an effort to reduce the waste and astronomical cost of space exploration.
San Jose man arrested after police chase in Palo Alto
12/28/2014 05:01 PM PST - PALO ALTO -- A San Jose man driving a stolen truck led police on a chase through Palo Alto early Sunday morning, nearly running over one of two police officers who tried to stop him, officers said.
Sunnyvale man shot in leg after argument with neighbors
12/28/2014 04:32 PM PST - The Sunnyvale Public Safety Department has made two arrests in the predawn shooting it is investigating.
Yahoo prodigy ponders future
12/28/2014 03:16 PM PST - Nick D'Aloisio was 15 years old when he created what would become the popular iPhone app Summly from his London home, 17 when Yahoo spent $30 million to buy the news summarization technology, and 18 when he transformed his concept into Yahoo News Digest.
San Jose State, Cisco high-tech deal ran into problem at outset
12/28/2014 10:43 AM PST - Careless tracking of valuable Cisco equipment exposed San Jose State to theft.
Ships stacking up in San Francisco Bay
12/27/2014 11:07 AM PST - A flotilla of giant container ships is anchored in San Francisco Bay waiting to unload cargo at the Port of Oakland, the result of a disruption that has clogged the West Coast’s major commercial arteries. The traffic jam in the bay, from ships bringing in imported goods, is only part of the problem. Exports are also threatened, including perishables from the Central Valley that are stuck in limbo.
Final holiday shopping days kick off with lots of returns
12/27/2014 11:08 AM PST - After nearly two months of non-stop promotions and doorbusters, holiday shopping is approaching the final days of its longest season ever for retailers and customers, who have hit the malls and shopped the Web since Halloween.
Sound Advice: Will the jHub Ultra power bank charge by Samsung Galaxy?
12/26/2014 06:14 PM PST - Power bank works with Galaxy S5; Lumix camera tops my list for 2014
Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap
12/26/2014 04:30 PM PST - Sony's iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. A quarter century later, it's apparent Sony Corp. has not attained the magic synergy it was hoping for.
(Ray Chaves/Contra Costa Times)
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