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A new approach for to funding purchases of unwanted firearms spurs hope — and skepticism.
In the wake of the government shutting down Silk Road, a battle over Bitcoin’s future has ensued.
The city is marketing itself as the perfect laboratory for ag-tech innovations.
As the University of California prepares for its new president, Janet Napolitano, the dean of its top engineering college is charging the public university with failing to meet the national and global demand for high-tech talent. In the U.S. about 4 percent of all bachelor’s degrees are in engineering, compared with 19 percent in Asia […]
This Sunday is Bastille Day. As France celebrates the birth of its republic, the first French winery in Napa Valley is celebrating its 40th birthday. Domaine Chandon was an epic business experiment. Its French parent company Moet & Chandon invested $22 million – a lot of money at the time – to test if they could make […]
Two of California’s biggest industries — tech and agriculture — are gearing up for an immigration reform battle in the U.S. House of Representatives. They are targeting those lawmakers who can help get a bill passed by going around the Republican majority. The U.S. Senate passed an immigration bill before the July recess that, by […]
So you met your spouse through online dating, and things aren’t going so well? No matter: Now there’s online divorce assistance too. The Silicon Valley start-up Wevorce aims to change the legal process from one driven by lawyers to one powered by software. Wevorce just launched a national service that uses surveys, video tutorials and […]