Zipcar expands into downtown Palo Alto

08/28/2014 11:47 PM PDT
Zipcar and Palo Alto have partnered to expand car sharing in the downtown area with the addition of 10 new vehicles at four lots owned by the city. 
PUC launches probe into breach at PG&E substation in San Jose
08/28/2014 07:41 PM PDT - A theft early Wednesday morning came at the same substation that in April 2013 suffered a sniper attack that knocked out 17 giant transformers which help supply power to Silicon Valley.

Biz Break: iPhone 6, mobile payments and wearables expected at Apple event
08/28/2014 04:59 PM PDT - Today: Apple confirms its Sept. 9 event and again hits record stock highs, and signs point to a new iPhone and some sort of wearable device. Also: Splunk and Omnivision earnings. 

Google unveils secret drone project
08/28/2014 05:53 PM PDT - Google said Thursday that it's working on building unmanned flying drones to deliver packages and supplies. 

Campos suspends effort to extend social media privacy to government workers
08/28/2014 03:47 PM PDT - A proposal to protect the social media accounts of government workers in California goes nowhere; Opposed by police chiefs, district attorneys and cities 

Five U.S. banks lose customer data to Russian hackers, sources say
08/28/2014 03:05 PM PDT - Russian hackers attacked JPMorgan Chase and at least four other banks this month in a coordinated assault that resulted in the loss of gigabytes of customer data, according to two people familiar with the investigation. 

U.S. economy grew at better-than-expected rate in second quarter
08/28/2014 03:44 PM PDT - After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it first had estimated. 

Shopping though visual search: Gimmick or game changing?
08/28/2014 01:42 PM PDT - Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. It's a great idea -- but it doesn't quite work.

Samsung's new Gear S smartwatch won't need companion phone
08/28/2014 10:32 PM PDT - Samsung has unveiled a computerized wristwatch that can do more without a smartphone to go with it, while LG has one with a round design.

What's Apple building for its big Sept. 9 iPhone event?
08/28/2014 04:36 PM PDT - For its highly anticipated new-product unveiling this fall, Apple is going back to where it all began. The company sent out a terse invitation Thursday for an event Sept. 9 at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, where Apple's original Mac was unveiled 30 years ago and where an enormous top-secret, three-story structure is now being built.  

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