The all-purpose app for text, video, and voice chat can now detect when people are trying to find each other in the real world and then help them meet up. Also new: stickers, video filters, and bigger ambitions at Google.
Irasshaimase! Looking for an alternative to your regular happy hour spots? Check out my +KQED Bay Area Bites' guide to eight excellent Japanese izakayas in the East Bay for sake, grilled skewers and sushi!
It’s 5 o’clock, and you’re leaving the office in search of some post-work libations and snacks before dinner. You could go the traditional happy hour route — where you’re limited to a few drinks and small bites within a short window of time — or you could up the ante and visit a Japanese izakaya.