Look out, folks, the future has arrived, and it's traveling at a very slow pace. Google's much-anticipated self-driving cars will begin cruising on Northern California roads this summer. Traveling at a break-neck maximum of 25-miles-per-hour and lacking in the brakes, accelerator, and steering wheel departments, the new generation of smart cars are ushering in a slightly terrifying future.
On the rooftop of the Galvanize building on Tehama Street, Alaina Percival leans forward and brushes a handful of hair over her shoulder before settling both hands back on her lap. She’s telling a story about visiting a company where male engineers used Nerf guns as a way of team building, but the team specifically mentioned that their women engineers didn’t like getting pelted by the bullets.
Want that killer top you saw online but can’t find anywhere? How about that incredible sofa you’ve been lusting after but can’t afford? There are mobile apps for that...and much, much more. Get to know the apps that are changing the shopping experience forever.
Whether you're busy, bed ridden, or just plain lazy, it's a dream to live in a city where everything from premium Napa Valley wine to gorgeous flower bouquets can be delivered to your door step same day. That's why we rounded up the best white glove apps around town. Because why would you do it yourself when there's an app for that?
There's something nostalgic and charming when an old beach cruiser goes wheeling by, especially when you're on a day-cation in Santa Cruz; but add the convenience and efficiency of an electric bike? Now you're really moving. The folks at Vintage Electric had the same thoughts, and they've combined these two great qualities with their new limited edition electric bikes, Cruz, launching today.
You were late on taxes, your side project is slowly dying, your friends are driving you nuts, you need to hit the gym, and your cat just puked on your favorite sweater. Like in any other situation, technology is here to save the day.
What does 400,000 square feet, located a stone's throw from Zynga and Adobe HQ, go for in San Francisco's out of control real estate market? Well, if today's projections about the asking price for Airbnb's gigantic Brannan Street HQ are anywhere close, the address could bring upwards of $280 million. OMG.
You’ve integrated your vitals and fitness tracking on your hip, everything else on your wrist, and can analyze the world in front of you with your headset, but there’s one thing missing—the ability to interact and engage your pet on the same level. You’ve moved into the digital era, and it’s high time that your furry family members do, too. Here are some of the coolest gadgets for your pets.
There’s no doubt that smartwatches currently stand as reigning king of wearable devices with options to stay connected, track health and fitness, receive updates from your apps, and keep the time all while looking pretty and fitting seamlessly into everyday wear.
Not everyone wants to get into the app game. Some young entrepreneurs want to rejuvenate one of the oldest industries, agriculture, using modern technologies to fight against drought or food scarcity. These ideas are being bandied about at Royse Law, the first-ever Silicon Valley incubator looking to disrupt, as they say, agricultural and food production.