San Francisco

GDC 2020 in San Francisco Cancelled Over Coronavirus Concerns

The annual Game Developers Conference (GDC), set to take place from March 16-20 in San Francisco, California, has been postponed. The world's largest professional gaming conference brings together the industry’s biggest companies to announce new technologies and products. In a blog post, GDC announced, "After close consultation with our partners in the game development industry...

Apple Website Finally Adopts ‘San Francisco’ Web Font

Apple changed the font on its website to use its San Francisco font, moving away from its Myriad Set (via Daring Fireball). The new font is now the basis for macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS. Take a look a the quick comparison image of the changes we made below: Apple debuted the San Francisco font...

Apple Starts Decorating San Francisco Venues Ahead of Monday’s WWDC Keynote

Yesterday, Apple began decorating the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and Moscone West in San Francisco ahead of Monday’s WWDC keynote. Crews have started putting up window decorations, and rainbow-coloured flags at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. As the weekend progresses, we should continue to see additional banners and signage. Apple has also begun decorating Moscone...

Apple to Open New Office in San Francisco in Late Summer

Apple is planning to open a new office in San Francisco this summer, reports Reuters. The new office is at 235 Second Street and measures about 76,000 square feet. Apple’s San Francisco footprint has so far been limited to company acquisitions such as Beats Music and Topsy Labs. The latter was acquired by Apple in […]

5000 Apple Employees and Their Families Celebrate San Francisco Gay Pride Festival

Image credit: NOAH BERGER, Reuters A total of 5000 Apple employees and their families marched in San Francisco’s Gay Pride parade today, which also had CEO Tim Cook in attendance, showing his support, noting “inclusion inspires innovation”: https://twitter.com/tim_cook/status/483370052578582528 Apple's Lisa Jackson, who manages the company's environmental front, was also participating in the parade: https://twitter.com/lisapjackson/statuses/483311062746267648 Apple also...

Cellphone Thieves Are ‘Going Pro’ In San Francisco

According to Police Chief Greg Suhr in San Francisco, more thieves are turning to cellphone robbery as a less risky alternative to low-level drug dealing. It appears that thieves are also learning "the value of collaboration", making things even more difficult for public and the police, The SF Examiner reports. The report details that cellphone thieves are...