Barbara E. Hernandez, NBC Bay Area

Barbara E. Hernandez

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Past articles by Barbara:

Apple Chief Tim Cook Gives $6.5M to Charity

Apple chief Tim Cook made a reported $6.56 donation to charity and continues to make his political views public. → Read More

Hampton Creek: Tech Food Startup

Hampton Creek, a food technology company, has launched an egg-free mayonnaise and a cookie dough that are better for the environment. → Read More

Declara Using Algorithms to Change Learning

Ramona Pierson, founder and chief of startup Declara, creates new ways of learning with math. → Read More

Caterina Fake's New Geotagging App Findery

Flickr and Hunch founder, Caterina Fake, has a new geo-tagging app called Findery that helps users find "a sense of place." → Read More

Tech's "Frat Boy" Mentality Hurts Diversity

The age of the hoodie-wearing chief executive and "bro"-grammers is over, Vivek Wadhwa says, and Silicon Valley needs to be more socially responsible. → Read More

Flickr Founder Wants to Challenge Work Email

Stewart Butterfield, a founder or photo-sharing site Flickr, is the creator and chief executive of Slack, a startup that offers a new platform for team communication. → Read More

PulsePoint App Helps Saves Lives By Alerting People Who Know CPR to Nearby Emergencies

PulsePoint, an app that directs people with CPR training to emergency situations, recently saved the life of a one-month-old infant. → Read More

Chances of a Robotic Takeover Pretty Slim, Says Computer Scientist

Computer scientist and artificial intelligence expert Kris Hammond tells Press: Here that we have nothing to fear from a robotic future. → Read More

A $185,000 Bet on .XYZ

Daniel Negari bet that his .xyz top-level domain would take off, and luckily it did. → Read More

Former Facebook Worker Sues for Sexual Discrimination

A former Facebook employee is suing the company for sexual discrimination and harassment, claiming that one worker asked why didn't she "just stay home and take care of her children." → Read More

Apple Starting New Android Trade-In Program

Apple hopes to boost iPhone sales with a new Android trade-in program. → Read More

Fixr Creates Most Googled Cost Map decided to inventory what people in various state capitals Google prices for most -- and found the answer to be as diverse as a cord of wood (Montpelier, Vt.) to a vasectomy (Phoenix, Ariz.). → Read More

23andMe Sells DNA to Drug Companies

23andMe announced it's opening up its genetic database more freely to drug companies. → Read More

Wi-Fi Barbie Accused of Spying for Mattel

Mattel's new "Hello Barbie," which features a microphone and wi-fi capability, has been accused of spying on children and perhaps encouraging them to buy other Barbie accessories. → Read More

Uber Wants to Hire 1 Million Women

Uber announced it will create 1 million jobs for women in the next five years. → Read More

U.S. Government Tried to Hack Apple

A new report from Edward Snowden alleges that CIA-sponsored presentations told of attempts to crack Apple's security codes for several years. → Read More

Apple Spends $50M on Diversity in Tech

Apple gives $50 million to organizations that will help diversify tech workers in the tech industry. → Read More

Sen. Lindsay Graham Has Never Used Email

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, said he has never sent an email. → Read More

Ex-Googler Alleges Sexual Harassment at Google

Former employee Kelly Ellis tweeted about being sexually harassed by two supervisors while she worked at Google. → Read More

Facebook's "Feeling Fat" Emoji Falls Under Fire From Activists

Facebook's "Feeling fat" emoji draws fire from body image activists who say it leads to normalizing body-shaming. → Read More