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  1. Uber's self-driving cars ran through 6 stoplights in California, NY Times saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Ars Technica

    According to internal documents seen by The New York Times , Uber's self-driving cars ran six red lights in the short span of time that the company was shuttling customers around in autonomous vehicles in San Francisco, California. The autonomous vehicle pilot program was announced suddenly in December and quickly drew controversy as the media noted that Uber wasn't registered on the California DMV's list of companies approved to test self-driving cars.


  2. Apple's new spaceship campus gets a name, lifts off in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Ars Technica

    Apple boasts of the curved glass panels used in the building's construction, which it says are "the world's largest." Apple has been building its giant new "spaceship" campus in the company's hometown of Cupertino, California, since December of 2013, and since then fans have paid obsessive attention to the structure.


  3. Apple's 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference starts June 5, costs $1,599Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Ars Technica

    Apple's 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference is happening between June 5 and June 9 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, according to both the WWDC site and e-mails sent out to registered developers this morning. Previous WWDCs have usually been at the Moscone West Convention Center in downtown San Francisco, but the conference has been outgrowing that venue for years, and last year Apple had the opening-day keynote at the nearby Bill Graham Civic Auditorium just to make sure everyone could get a seat.


  4. Microsoft to have holographic developer kits for cheap VR headsets at GDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Ars Technica

    Microsoft will have Windows Holographic developer kits at Game Developers Conference 2017, according to a video on the company's Channel 9 site that was spotted by MSPoweruser . GDC will run February 27 to March 3 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.


  5. The food industry is gaslighting us on the harms of sugarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Ars Technica

    The mountain of scientific studies about the harms of excess dietary sugar is really just a house of cards-a flimsy stack of weak conclusions based on low-quality data. And the international dietary guidelines based on those studies-the ones urging people to cut back on sweets and sugary drinks-are disingenuous and cannot be trusted.


  6. Uber, defiant, says it won't apply for an autonomous car permit in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Ars Technica

    On Friday afternoon, Uber held a press conference to say that it would not be applying for a permit with the California DMV to test its so-called self-driving cars , despite an order from the DMV to apply for a permit or halt its operations. Uber added that it is still pick up riders with self-driving Uber cars, despite the DMV's demands.


  7. California must awkwardly defend obsolete anti-ballot selfie lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Ars Technica

    On Wednesday, ACLU lawyers will square off against attorneys representing the California Secretary of State, asking a federal judge in San Francisco to impose a temporary restraining order on an already-overturned state law that forbids ballot selfies. Two days earlier, various California chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit to essentially accelerate the effective date of a new law that specifically legalizes ballot selfies.


  8. George Hotz cancels self-driving car product after US regulator asks questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Ars Technica

    CEO of George "Geohot" Hotz speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 at Pier 48 on September 13, 2016 in San Francisco, California.


  9. Google Fiber laying off 9% of staff, will "pause" plans for 10 citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Ars Technica

    Google Fiber is laying off about 9 percent of its staff, and will "pause" operations in 10 cities where it hadn't fully committed to building yet. Google Fiber chief Craig Barratt will step down from his post, remaining only as an advisor, and won't be replaced immediately.


  10. Bay Area Ars readers: Join us next week, 9/21, to talk about patent trollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Ars Technica

    If you're in the Bay Area, join us for the filming of our sixth episode of Ars Technica Live , a monthly interview series with fascinating people who work at the intersection of tech, science, and culture. It's coming up next week, Wednesday September 21, in Oakland, California, from 7 to 9pm.


  11. Liveblog: Apple's September 2016 iPhone event starts tomorrow at 10am PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Ars Technica

    It's September again, and you know what that means: another big Apple keynote with plenty of product announcements, a bunch of short product videos, and hopefully at least one sighting of Craig Federighi's hair. The fun at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco begins at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern/6pm UK on September 7th, and we'll be in the room where it happens to provide our usual stream of live news and commentary.


  12. "See you on the 7th": Apple announces date for new announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Ars Technica

    Apple has just send out press invitations for its next product event, which is happening at 10am Pacific on September 7 in the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. This has become Apple's go-to event space in recent years, replacing smaller venues like the Moscone Center, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and Apple's own town hall event space .


  13. People look guiltier when their actions are viewed in slow motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Ars Technica

    From the pull of a trigger to the swing of a fist, a lot can happen in a fraction of a second. And gauging what's going through the minds of those involved during such dramatic slivers of time can be incredibly difficult, if not impossible.


  14. Mayor arrested, accused of secretly recording strip poker game with teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Ars Technica

    The mayor of Stockton, California was arrested Thursday and charged with felony eavesdropping , among other misdemeanor charges, related to a strip poker game that he allegedly played with teenage counselors at a camp for economically disadvantaged kids last year, according to prosecutors in neighboring Amador County. Mayor Anthony Ray Silva was taken into custody Thursday morning at the annual mayor's Youth Camp in Silver Lake, just outside of Stockton, an inland port city approximately 80 miles east of San Francisco.


  15. iOS, "MacOS," MacBook Pros, and all the other WWDC 2016 rumors fit to printRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Ars Technica

    Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on Monday , and it all begins at 10am Pacific at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. While the bulk of the actual developer sessions will be happening at the nearby Moscone Center, Apple has moved the opening-day keynote to a larger venue to make room for more attendees.


  16. Faraday Future wants to put electric vehicle factory on a former naval shipyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Ars Technica

    Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future doesn't have a production-ready car yet, but it has said it wants to get to that milestone within two years. The company just broke ground on a $1 billion, 3 million-square-foot factory in North Las Vegas in April, and now it wants another factory on Mare Island, a former naval shipyard located in Vallejo, a city north of San Francisco.


  17. No free superchargers for Tesla's Model 3, H2 stations grow in CARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Ars Technica

    When it comes to succeeding in the marketplace with an alternative energy vehicle, building a good car is only one part of the equation. If you want lots of people to adopt the new technology, they have to be able to recharge it regularly and with ease.


  18. California mayors demand surveillance cams on crime-ridden highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Ars Technica

    The 28 shootings along a 10-mile stretch of San Francisco-area highway over the past six months have led mayors of the adjacent cities to declare that these "murderous activities" have reached "crisis proportions." Four people have been killed and dozens injured, including a pregnant mother of four children who was shot to death earlier this month.


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