SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information. The revised formula,Show More Summary
It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now, 64 years after it was scuttled, the USS Independence has been located by an undersea survey team led by NOAA and the U.S. Navy.
All images courtesy of Shin Kuo A spinning skyline literally gives new perspective to urban architecture in architect Shin Kuo’s Turn to the Future building concept. Developed as his thesis project at the San Francisco Academy of Art...Show More Summary
Name: Alexis Tompkins and Ian Mesey Location: Inner Richmond, San Francisco, California Size: 850 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; Rented As a designer, Alexis views her home as a platform for experimentation. It’s also an opportunity for her and Ian to let their inner funkiness shine. Show More Summary
Swiss Airlines has San Francisco to Gothenburg Sweden SFO-GOT on sale again for a few dates in April and May for $617. These fares were prevalent three weeks ago when it was possible to fly in June or August at this price. This fare is only available for some April and May dates today. Show More Summary
Not exactly the A-list, is it? In fact, there's only one elected official on the roster and that's Democratic New York state Sen. Ruben Diaz. Also curiously missing from the list is San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, who spoke at last year's hate march and is currently fighting an internal Catholic revolt back at home.
I'll be spending next Friday and Saturday in San Francisco at Text By The Bay, billed as "A new NLP conference bringing together researchers and practitioners, using computational linguistics and text mining to build new companies through understanding and meaning." There are 46 interesting-looking talks and a couple of panels — all in all, an excellent […]
Just a quick check in from the road, the road that's led to San Francisco. This, the 80th Annual SAA conference, is proving to be just as exciting and hectic as I suspected. I have enjoyed staying with family, getting some opportunity...Show More Summary
Josh Collmenter pitched a four-hitter and had a career-high three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent the World Series champion San Francisco Giants to an eighth straight loss with a 9-0 win Friday night.
rustic quiche with roasted red peppers and kalamata olives Back when Antonia was a little girl a lovely Asian woman in San Francisco gave me a recipe for quiche which I vaguely recall making successfully a couple of times, and then, inexplicably, the recipe failed. I have no idea why. But I concluded that I […]
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hackers have managed to penetrate computer networks associated with the Israeli military in an espionage campaign that skillfully packages existing attack software with trick emails, according to security researchers at Blue Coat Systems Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Conservation groups filed a lawsuit against California on Friday, saying the state did not adequately consider environmental factors when it approved a 30-year lease last month for a marine terminal at Tesoro Corp's refinery near San Francisco Bay.
Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism September 2014 the Audubon Society launched their climate change campaign with a most remarkable assertion: 314 of 588 bird species are “on the brink” and “will lose 50…
I was on my way to San Francisco / AGU last week when I saw these volcanoes and shot these pictures through the airplane window. It turns out that this is the Lunar Crater volcanic field in Nevada, named after the largest crater that is more than 1000 meters across and about 130 m deep. Show More Summary
The Bay Area is one of the most beautiful and important sports areas in the country. Covering three major cities—Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose—the Bay Area has played home to some of the most prestigious franchises around. By now, you know the drill. Show More Summary
The San Francisco Giants have not received enough credit for developing major league talent through their minor league system. In the past few years, Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, Joe Panik, Brandon Crawford and the recently departed Pablo Sandoval all came up through San Francisco's farm system. Show More Summary
Three new solar-powered electric-vehicle charging stations are launching around San Francisco to demonstrate how electricity for car charging can come from renewable sources. The stations are now located at the Stonestown Galleria Mall parking lot, the parking lot at the...
More houses and condos in San Francisco sold for above $2 million last month than in any other month in San Francisco's history, according to the latest San Francisco Luxury Home Market report from Paragon Real Estate. There were 89...
This week, San Francisco International welcomed Turkish Airlines inaugural Boeing 777 flight from Istanbul, and TravelSkills was there on the runway to capture the moment. (I was there broadcasting live using the new Periscope app in my iPhone. Show More Summary
To most tech investors, the promise land is somewhere between San Jose and San Francisco. But on the other side of the world, a new Silicon Valley-style ecosystem is brewing. In 2014, Indian startups secured $5 billion in investment funding, tripled what was invested the year prior, according to Quartz. Show More Summary