• Burning Man: How does tech fit in? - 08/29/2014 04:15 PM PDT
    (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)
    Thousands of Bay Area apartment houses need a quake fix

    Thousands of Bay Area apartment buildings with structurally weak first stories could collapse in a major earthquake, risking the lives of those who reside in them and leaving tens of thousands of families homeless, but there is no coordinated effort in the region to retrofit these risky structures.
    A historic building that had fallen into disrepair and vandalism in the bustling Uptown district of downtown Oakland has gotten a $10 million makeover and will soon be home to international business students.  
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    Wolverton: Taking a fresh look at 4K TVs

    With prices for 4K TVs dropping and more models on store shelves, is it a good time to replace your set to a new ultra-high definition one? 
    (Paul Sakuma/AP Photo)
    Gigabillboard? Tesla proposes enormous sign outside Fremont factory

    Those wondering if Tesla Motors and Fremont will continue strengthening their relationship soon might see a sign. A very large illuminated sign between Tesla's factory and Interstate 880, to be exact. 
    (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group)
    Quinn: Getting more workforce data out of Silicon Valley firms

    We report the results of a letter sent a month ago asking top Silicon Valley employers for workforce demographics  
    A court has barred ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the San Francisco company's fight with taxi drivers worldwide.  
    Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats.