Microsoft tablet Surface to start at $499

Microsoft says its first tablet computer, the Surface, will start at $499 when it goes on sale Oct. 26…

Can Prop 32 stop special interest money?

Proposition 32, the “Paycheck Protection” Initiative, aims at stopping political funds from special interest parties from influencing state politics.

Ang Lee Talks “Life of Pi”

(中文) 今天,華裔導演李安來到灣區為新片《少年Pi的奇幻漂流》做宣傳。這是他首度採用3D立體技術拍攝的電影…

San Jose officials make arrest in arson fires

San Jose fire officials say a 56-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a series of arson fires that have been set since late last month…

Slight increase in Social Security benefit next year

Social Security recipients shouldn’t expect a big increase in monthly benefits come January. Preliminary figures show the pay raise will be between 1 percent and 2 percent…

Austrian skydiver breaks sound barrier with 24-mile leap

奧地利冒險家鮑姆加納打破高空跳傘世界紀錄,從近25英里的高度,降落在新墨西哥州的沙漠,實現人類歷史上首次以超音速自由墜落…
In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier while making the highest jump ever…

World matched record for hottest September

The globe last month matched a record for the hottest September…

Kindle customers may get credit via settlements

Amazon has alerted its Kindle customers that they are entitled to a credit on prior electronic book purchases…

Giant eyeball may be from swordfish

State experts say a giant eyeball that washed up on a Florida beach last week likely came from a swordfish…

San Leandro: police ask for help to find suspect

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who stabbed a man after he intervened in a fight involving a woman in San Leandro…