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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 07:51 AM PST

SDG&E Offers Bill Credit to Customers Driving Electric Cars

SDG&E Offers Bill Credit to Customers Driving Electric Cars

If you drive an electric vehicle and you're a San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) customer, you can apply for a credit on your bill.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 08:36 AM PST

Local Company's Swimming Drone Competes for $7M Prize

Local Company's Swimming Drone Competes for $7M Prize

Orca Robotics, a San Diego company, is among 21 semifinalists for the $7 million Shell Ocean Discovery Xprize, organizers of the competition announced.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 08:16 AM PST

Backyard Beekeeping Growing in San Diego

Backyard Beekeeping Growing in San Diego

Urban Beekeeping is getting a lot more popular in San Diego county. NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe shares why.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 08:47 AM PST

Tourism Authority: Nearly 35M Visited San Diego in 2016

Tourism Authority: Nearly 35M Visited San Diego in 2016

San Diego hosted a record 34.9 million visitors who spent $10.4 billion in the region during calendar year 2016, according to the latest annual data from the San Diego Tourism Authority.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 06:50 AM PST

New Tourism Numbers to Be Released

New Tourism Numbers to Be Released

NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports on the release of new numbers monitoring the tourism business in San Diego.

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Facebook Users Report Account Outages, Technical Errors

Facebook Users Report Account Outages, Technical Errors

Some Facebook users are getting logged out of their accounts Friday afternoon due to a technical issue, according to reports being sent on Down Detector. The reports started just after 1 p.m. EST. Users are getting a message saying "Someone May Have Logged Into Your Account," according to the reports being sent to the site. Facebook prompts them to verify their identities and change their passwords to unlock their accounts. Facebook did not immediately response to NBC's request for comments. The error did not appear to affect all accounts.

Rival Company Claims Uber Stole Self-Driving Car Tech

Rival Company Claims Uber Stole Self-Driving Car Tech

A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court battle revolving around allegations of betrayal, high-tech espionage and greed. The brewing showdown emerged late Thursday in a lawsuit filed in a San Francisco federal court by Waymo, a once-secretive self-driving company hatched by Google eight years ago. The 28-page complaint accuses Anthony Levandowski, a former top manager for Google's self-driving car project, of stealing pivotal technology now propelling Uber's effort to assemble a fleet of autonomous vehicles for its ride-hailing service.

TV Snooping: What Your Tube Knows

TV Snooping: What Your Tube Knows

Similar to internet ads that follow you while you are shopping, smart TVs can snoop on what shows you watch, what you search for, or even your daily television patterns.

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