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San Francisco: Consolidated city-county in California, US
San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is a city in, and the cultural, commercial, and financial center of, Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th-most populous city in the United States, and the fourth-most populous in California, with 883,305 residents as of 2018. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second-most densely populated large US city, and the fifth-most densely populated U.S. county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs. San Francisco is also part of the fifth-most populous primary statistical area in the United States, the San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland, CA Combined Statistical Area.

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Data security experts cite San Francisco ban regarding use of facial recognition technology by Telangana cops


IndiaTimes - Published

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition software by police

The ban applies to the San Francisco police and other municipal departments. It does not affect the use of the technology by the federal government at airports and ports, nor does it limit personal or..
Firstpost - Published

Videos for San Francisco

San Francisco's Homeless Population Increased 17% In Two Years [Video]San Francisco's Homeless Population Increased 17% In Two Years

In January, a preliminary one-night tally of San Francisco's homeless population was taken. The tally counted 8,011 homeless people, which is up 17% from two years ago. According to Business Insider, a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

PG&E lines caused California's deadliest wildfire: officials [Video]PG&E lines caused California's deadliest wildfire: officials

State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

Despite Objections, Senate Confirms Trump Court Pick Kenneth Lee [Video]Despite Objections, Senate Confirms Trump Court Pick Kenneth Lee

According to a report by Huffpost, on Wednesday, the Senate confirmed Kenneth Lee to a lifetime federal judgeship over the objections of both of his home-state senators and despite his past..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Google ads coming to mobile app home feed [Video]Google ads coming to mobile app home feed

Google will begin featuring ads on the home feed of its smartphone app later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue. Jane Lanhee Lee..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Uber drivers strike across U.S., demand fair pay [Video]Uber drivers strike across U.S., demand fair pay

Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday’s..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

Uber drivers give lukewarm response to protest [Video]Uber drivers give lukewarm response to protest

Activists called on Uber and Lyft drivers to strike by turning off their apps for a day and joining a rally to protest ahead of Uber's IPO. The response was lukewarm. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

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New Study Says Uber, Lyft Are Making Traffic Worse In San Francisco [Video]New Study Says Uber, Lyft Are Making Traffic Worse In San Francisco

Traffic is getting increasingly worse in San Francisco, California. Science Mag reports a new study says a major influence from 2010 to 2016 was the introduction of Uber and Lyft. Both companies are..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Uber drivers strike in U.S. and UK as IPO looms [Video]Uber drivers strike in U.S. and UK as IPO looms

Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and UK plan to strike Wednesday in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions. Ryan Brooks reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

Australia rallies for win at San Francisco SailGP after hard crash into water in opening race [Video]Australia rallies for win at San Francisco SailGP after hard crash into water in opening race

Australia rallies for narrow win at inaugural San Francisco SailGP event after crashing hard into water in day's opening race

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:47Published

People Are Paying $2.25/Hour To Work In San Francisco Parking Lot [Video]People Are Paying $2.25/Hour To Work In San Francisco Parking Lot

BusinessInsider.com reports a parking lot can be an office at the same time... ...because apparently, a group in San Francisco is paying money to work in a parking space. The system is called "WePark,"..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Gut Punch: FBI Raids Microbiome-Testing Startup [Video]Gut Punch: FBI Raids Microbiome-Testing Startup

UBiome's co-founders and co-CEOs Jessica Richman and Zac Apte have been placed on administrative leave. According to Business Insider, the move comes after the FBI raided uBiome's San Francisco..

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Exclusive - Star struck: Airbnb heads to Hollywood [Video]Exclusive - Star struck: Airbnb heads to Hollywood

Airbnb, the high-flying startup for booking home rentals around the world, has ambitions to develop original shows that could whet customers' appetite for travel, people familiar with the strategy told..

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Paul Simon To Donate To Environmental Orgs [Video]Paul Simon To Donate To Environmental Orgs

According to SF Gate, Paul Simon is donating all net proceeds from his 2019 Outside Lands Festival performance to two environmental organizations. Simon announced Tuesday that his Aug. 11 performance..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Kamala Harris Expresses Regret Over Truancy Law From 2011 [Video]Kamala Harris Expresses Regret Over Truancy Law From 2011

According to a report by Huffpost, on Wednesday, Senator Kamala Harris said that she regrets that some California prosecutors 'criminalized the parents' of truant children using a controversial 2011..

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New Study Shows Great White Sharks Fear Killer Whales [Video]New Study Shows Great White Sharks Fear Killer Whales

Geek.com reports a new study suggests great white sharks are afraid of killer whales. According to new findings published in Nature, great white sharks moved away from killer whales, also known as..

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Court Allows Government to Send Asylum Seekers to Mexico [Video]Court Allows Government to Send Asylum Seekers to Mexico

​The administration argued the policy needed to stay in place due to what it termed a "humanitarian and security crisis" at the border.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

US Mayors Aren't Blinking First On Trump's Migrant Threat [Video]US Mayors Aren't Blinking First On Trump's Migrant Threat

Business Insider reports Democratic mayors across the country are furious over President Donald Trump's threat-by-Tweet to release detained migrants into so-called sanctuary cities. Mayors of major..

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Trump floats moving migrants to 'sanctuary cities' [Video]Trump floats moving migrants to 'sanctuary cities'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering sending illegal immigrants in the country to so-called sanctuary cities, as he castigated Democrats who have opposed his attempts to build..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

Trump Seeks To Stave Off The End Of Asylum Policy [Video]Trump Seeks To Stave Off The End Of Asylum Policy

​The administration argued the policy needed to stay in place due to what it termed a "humanitarian and security crisis" at the border.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Cutting Smoking Could Save Medicaid $2.6 Billion [Video]Cutting Smoking Could Save Medicaid $2.6 Billion

April 12 (UPI) -- Researchers say they think cutting smoking in each state by 1 percent in a year would lower the cost to taxpayer-supported Medicaid by $2.6 billion the following year, according to..

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U.S. Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Administration From Sending Migrants Back [Video]U.S. Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Administration From Sending Migrants Back

Reuters reports a U.S. judge on Monday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from sending asylum seekers back across the border to wait out cases in Mexico. The order by U.S. District Judge..

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826NYC hides inside superhero supply store [Video]826NYC hides inside superhero supply store

Superheroes unite! Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.'s superpower is a tutoring school hidden behind one of its shelves. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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A Do-Good Investment Firm Donates Against A Homeless Shelter [Video]A Do-Good Investment Firm Donates Against A Homeless Shelter

According to Business Insider, The founder of a $26.5 billion do-good investment firm just donated to oppose a new homeless center in San Francisco Jerome "Jerry" Dodson founded Parnassus Investments,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

 
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