Science & Technology

Milky Way with Lyrids Meteor Shower

How To Watch Tonight's Lyrid Meteor Shower In The Bay Area

The Lyrid meteor shower will hit its peak tonight April 22 into April 23.
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Uber

Uber Rolls Out "Check Your Ride" Feature

Uber wants to make sure that you are getting into the right car.
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Mike Myers

Mike Myers Comes To Netflix

Mike Myers is the latest actor to team up with Netflix.
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In this April 16, 2019, photo, a model holds a Samsung Galaxy Fold smart phone to her face, during a media preview event in London. (AP Photo/Kelvin Chan)

Some of Samsung's New Folding Phones Are Already Breaking

Some of Samsung's new, almost $2,000 folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of days.
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LOS GATOS, CA - JANUARY 22: A sign is posted in front of the Netflix headquarters on January 22, 2014 in Los Gatos, California. Netflix will report fourth quarter earnings today after the closing bell. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Netflix Adds 9.6 Million Subscribers As Competition Heats Up

Netflix kicked off the year with the biggest subscriber gains in the history of its video streaming service, but forecast a springtime slowdown that disappointed investors.
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Smoke and flames fill the sky as a fire burns at the Notre Dame Cathedral during the visit by French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019. (Philippe Wojazer/Pool via AP)

YouTube's Notre Dame-9/11 Flub Highlights AI's Blind Spots

Internet users who tuned in to YouTube to watch live video of Notre Dame Cathedral on fire might have been surprised to see background information about 9/11 attached to the footage.
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Man with a beard

Study Says Men With Beards Have More Germs Than Dogs

Bad news for men with beards.
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Electric Water Bike (Photo credit: Carrie Hodousek/KCBS Radio)

Electric Water Bikes Coming To The East Bay

Electric water bikes could soon be used as a way to cross the Bay. KCBS Radio's Carrie Hodousek reports the new bikes are meant to improve transportation between Oakland and Alameda.
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In this Jan. 4, 2018, file photo, a worker adds cannabidiol (CBD) to a drink at a coffee shop in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Jennifer Lett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)

Mainstream Retailers Embrace Marijuana's Less Taboo Cousin

Mainstream retailers are leaping into the world of products like skin creams and oils that tout such benefits as reducing anxiety and helping you sleep.
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The Simpsons

'The Simpsons' Launching On Disney+ With All 30 Seasons Streaming

All 30 seasons of TV's longest-running scripted series will be available on Disney+ when the exclusive streaming service launches on November 12.
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