Science And Technology

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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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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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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The Walt Disney Co.

Disney Unveils New Streaming Service To Debut Late This Year

Disney raised the curtain on a hotly anticipated video steaming service that's aiming to topple industry pioneer Netflix, once a valuable ally of the Magic Kingdom.
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Event Horizon Telescope shows a black hole

Scientists Reveal First Image Ever Made Of A Black Hole

Scientists on Wednesday revealed the first image ever made of a black hole, depicting a fiery orange and black ring of gravity-twisted light swirling around the edge of the abyss.
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Evan Sharp, Pinterest co-founder and chief product officer

Pinterest Sets Conservative Pricing After Lyft Drop

Pinterest, among the gaggle of tech companies hoping to go public this year, set a conservative price range Monday for its initial public offering. It hopes to raise as much as $1.5 billion in its initial offering of shares.
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Snapchat

Snap Joins Online Game Fray, Unveils Advertising Products

Snapchat is joining the online-games bandwagon with a new service that lets people play together on its mobile platform. The company says it wants to make it easier for friends to play together.
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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend on the red carpet during the 89th Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre.

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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Miley Cyrus in a Joshua Tree.

Photos Of Miley Cyrus Raise Concern About Joshua Trees

Social media photos showing Miley Cyrus posing in a Joshua tree have drawn criticism from people concerned about protecting the iconic desert species.
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