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Cruise Automation self-driving Chevrolet Bolt’s have been undergoing driving tests in San Francisco. (Shutterstock)

Cruise to test unmanned self-driving vehicle fleet on San Francisco streets

Armed with a DMV permit, company plans to roll out driverless vehicles by end of year

 

City commission urges new protections, support for gig workers

Recommendations include minimum wage, licensing, restrooms, rideshare co-op

 

San Francisco talks robot tax

Following the recent advice of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Supervisor Jane Kim…

SF may permit micro-trenching for fiber optic internet providers

San Francisco’s access to high-speed fiber optic internet service may increase under…

San Francisco’s IT spending increased 80 percent over five years

San Francisco’s recent hire of the newly created post of chief digital…

Fasting from technology

So, I finally did it. After weeks of writing about it, I…

Free Wi-Fi, secure charging stations installed at St. Anthony’s in Tenderloin

Rafael Rosado can regularly be found at St. Anthony’s Dining Room in…

SF’s tech tax fails to make November ballot

San Francisco’s short-lived tech tax proposal for the November ballot was officially…

With great privilege comes no accountability

Remember what it felt like to be put in time out? The…

Digital immortality is our new reality

The Singularity — the merger of machines and humans — is a…

Voters may be asked to tax SF tech companies

San Francisco five years ago lured technology companies like Twitter to the…

New integrated learning lab opens at Chinese Immersion School

The Chinese Immersion School at De Avila opened an integrated learning classroom…

June election becoming ‘ground zero’ for battle over SF politics

San Francisco remains in a throes of a political slugfest over crucial…

Report examines how SF could provide Internet access to all

San Francisco’s longstanding effort to provide Internet access to all residents and…

Disrupting disruption

When I was a kid, my grandparents rented a vacation home on…

Gadgets around us will keep getting smarter, like it or not

Our cars, our homes, our appliances and even our toys: Things around…

Muni mechanics at crossroads over old, new technology

It’s a fact of San Francisco life — buses break down. When…

New California law extends privacy rights to electronic data

NEW YORK — California now requires police to get a court order…

Virtual reality gets real

Virtual reality is just about to hit the inflection point. Soon, nearly…