Science & Technology

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' 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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Emilia Clarke in a scene from "Game of Thrones."

German Students Have Algorithm For Game of Thrones Deaths

Spoiler alert: Computer science students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an application that scours the internet for data on the popular Game of Thrones series, and uses an algorithm to predict which characters are most likely to survive to the end of its final season.
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This April 4, 2019, photo, provided by Maunakea Observatories shows the Submillimeter Array, part of the Event Horizon Telescope network on the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii. (Maunakea Observatories via AP)

Science Fact: Astronomers Reveal First Image of a Black Hole

Scientists on Wednesday, April 10, revealed the first image ever made of a black hole using these telescopes.
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09 September 2018- Los Angeles, California - John Legend, Chrissy Teigen. 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards_Press Room held at The Microsoft Theater.

John Legend Lends His Voice Talents To Google Assistant

For a limited time, the Google Home Assistant features the voice talents of EGOT winner, John Legend.
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13 December 2017 - Los Angeles, California - Will Smith. "Bright" Los Angeles Premiere held at Regency Village Theatre. Photo Credit: F. Sadou/AdMedia

23rd Annual Webby Award Nominees Announced

Apple, Spotify, Instagram and some of the year’s most talked-about personalities, including Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith are among those nominated for the 23rd annual Webby Awards for lighting up the internet through excellence and innovation.
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Mason jar filled with blueberry and blackberry fresh fruit smoothie sitting on counter with bowl of blueberries.

USF Welcomes Chef "B" The Smoothie Robot

Students at the University of San Francisco are excited about a new addition to the campus cafeteria. KCBS Radio’s Bob Butler reports on a robotic smoothie kiosk that can serve your drink in about 3-minutes...
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March 25, 2019; Cupertino, CA, USA; Tim Cook and Oprah Winfrey during an event launching Apple tv+ at Apple headquarters. Mandatory Credit: Jefferson Graham-USA TODAY

Oprah, Spielberg Help Apple Launch New Streaming Service

Apple trotted out few details on its long-awaiting streaming service on Monday, but it didn't skimp on high-wattage celebrity.
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Director Steven Spielberg speaks at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new Apple products Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Apple Announces Its Long-Awaited Streaming TV Service

Apple announced a new streaming service, Apple TV Plus, which will house its original shows and movies and could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.
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