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Google Glass Hits Speed Bump Over Privacy, Distracted Driving Concerns

March 11, 2014 | 12:25 pm

Google Glass Hits Speed Bump Over Privacy, Distracted Driving Concerns

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At least eight Bay Area bars have banned the wearable computers that enable video recording.

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Facebook’s WhatsApp Purchase: Reaching the Next 5 Billion Users

February 20, 2014 | 2:42 pm

Facebook’s WhatsApp Purchase: Reaching the Next 5 Billion Users

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In India, Brazil and Mexico, many more people use WhatsApp than Facebook to send messages.

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Money Trouble in Internet Porn

February 6, 2014 | 6:15 am

Money Trouble in Internet Porn

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But companies are using data analytics to make comeback in e-commerce and tailor content to individuals.

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Oakland Surveillance Center: Fact or (Science) Fiction?

February 5, 2014 | 6:30 am

Oakland Surveillance Center: Fact or (Science) Fiction?

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Backers say plan, five years in making, will fight crime but opponents fear it could be used for spying.

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Oakland, San Jose Try Crowdfunding to Get Guns Off Streets

December 13, 2013 | 5:45 am

Oakland, San Jose Try Crowdfunding to Get Guns Off Streets

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A new approach for to funding purchases of unwanted firearms spurs hope — and skepticism.

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Tech Advice on Building a Better Healthcare.gov

November 13, 2013 | 12:21 pm

Tech Advice on Building a Better Healthcare.gov

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Entrepreneurs says health-care website suffers from flawed approach in contracting and development.

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Use LinkedIn? Its New Email App Raises Privacy Concerns

October 24, 2013 | 5:28 pm

Use LinkedIn? Its New Email App Raises Privacy Concerns

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Security experts say company’s new ‘Intro’ app could pose threat to individual and corporate privacy.

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The Civil War Inside Bitcoin: Go Anonymous or Go Mainstream?

October 15, 2013 | 12:48 pm

The Civil War Inside Bitcoin: Go Anonymous or Go Mainstream?

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In the wake of the government shutting down Silk Road, a battle over Bitcoin’s future has ensued.

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To Create Jobs, Salinas Seeks to Tap Into the Ag-Tech Boom

September 30, 2013 | 5:00 am

To Create Jobs, Salinas Seeks to Tap Into the Ag-Tech Boom

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The city is marketing itself as the perfect laboratory for ag-tech innovations.

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Is Immigration Reform Dead?

September 25, 2013 | 6:30 am

Is Immigration Reform Dead?

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California Democrats are leading the effort to introduce a comprehensive bill with or without GOP support.

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