Resale price for new iPhones double in Hong Kong

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With China not included in the release of iPhone 6, the resale price for the new phones has doubled the original price in Hong Kong…

Burger King in Japan serves all black burger

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Burger King added black cheese and darkened the other ingredients in the special burger duo added to menus Friday…

Columbian female cycling team uniform causes controversy

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A Colombian women’s cycling team’s flesh-coloured uniforms earned criticism from the International Cycling Union president…

SJ high school shut down as police probe bomb threat

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Andrew Hill High School in East San Jose is being evacuated as police investigate a bomb threat…

Five killed in restaurant blast in China

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Five persons were killed in a gas explosion at a restaurant in southwest China’s Xiamen City on Friday…

Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

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Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to train Syrian rebels fighting IS militants is passed by Senate…

Oakland father accidentally shot 1-year-old son

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A 23-year-old Oakland man has been charged with three felony counts for the accidental shooting of his 1-year-old son…

Fremont elderly couple’s home burglarized

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A man who posed as a Fremont animal services officer burglarized the home of an elderly couple on Wednesday…

Florida: Six children, two adults shot to death

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A man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself in a small town in North Florida…

Georgia school bus crash caught on video

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Newly released video shows a school bus as it was hit — and sent careening into a home…

China places actors on blacklist

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Chinese authorities urged the entertainment industry to avoid hiring actors that had committed drugs and sex crimes…

Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share

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Alibaba priced its initial public offering of stock at $68 per share on Thursday, the top end of the expected range…

SF man shot during attempted robbery of cellphone

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A man found injured in San Francisco’s Bayview District appears to have been shot during an attempted robbery…

Buyers line up in Hong Kong ahead of iPhone 6 release

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Long line has formed outside of Apple stores in Hong Kong ahead of the release of iPhone 6…

Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plot

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Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical IS group…

Report says new iPad will be released in October

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According to an report from The Daily Dot website, Apple is planning to lauch the newest iPad on October 21…

Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10%

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season…

SF woman found unconscious, robbed in Mission District

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A woman was found robbed and unconscious in San Francisco’s Mission District early Wednesday morning…

Light rain forecasted in the Bay Area

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Long-awaited rain is expected to arrive in the Bay Area Wednesday afternoon but likely won’t be much…

Video shows man suspected of burglarizing computer store

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Santa Clara police are searching for a man who is suspected of burglarizing a computer store…

China’s envoy to Iceland arrested for espionage

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Ma Jisheng, the Chinese ambassador to Iceland and his wife has been arrested for spying for Japan…

Sony forecasts $2B loss as smartphones lag

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Sony expects its annual loss to swell to $2 billion and has canceled dividends for the first time in more than half a century…

President Xi urges Chinese tourists to behave

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President Xi Jinping encouraged Chinese tourists to behave when traveling aboard…

Thailand says no DNA match yet for slain Britons

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DNA samples from the bodies of two British tourist did not match any collected from 12 people who were among those in the area…

Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

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Excitement and anxiety mounted across Scotland Wednesday, the final day of campaigning before Thursday’s referendum on independence…

Will Apple’s digital wallet kill the card swipe?

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Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check…

New IS video warns US over Iraq deployment

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The militant Islamic State group released a video warning the United States not to send groud troops to Iraq…

Police seeks man who robbed UC Berkeley employee

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A 33-year-old man was robbed at the University of California at Berkeley campus last week…

Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Lowell High School

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Lowell High School in San Francisco has been evacuated Tuesday afternoon because of a bomb threat…

Man who grabbed girl at target sentenced to 5 years

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A man who inappropriately grabbed a 6-year-old girl in a San Bruno Target store was sentenced to five years in prison…