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Google Glass Welcomes the Masses — For One Day Only

April 14, 2014 | 5:00 pm

Google Glass Welcomes the Masses — For One Day Only

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April 15 sale briefly opens exclusive club at 6 a.m. for a price — $1,500.

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Best Silicon Valley Satires

April 7, 2014 | 8:00 am

Best Silicon Valley Satires

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Check out some of the best Silicon Valley spoofs, satires and takedowns.

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HP’s Chairman Steps Down, Two Directors to Depart

April 5, 2013 | 11:18 am

HP’s Chairman Steps Down, Two Directors to Depart

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By Michael Liedtke, Associated Press Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Hewlett-Packard Co. Chairman Ray Lane is stepping down and two other board members are leaving in a shake-up spurred by disgruntled stockholders stung by the personal computer maker’s downfall. The housecleaning announced Thursday comes just two weeks after HP barely rebuffed a shareholder rebellion aimed […]

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Want a Job? Look at Tech in San Francisco

August 28, 2012 | 1:07 pm

Want a Job? Look at Tech in San Francisco

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(Bay City News) While much of the state and the country grapples with joblessness, San Francisco is seeing growth in Internet and biotech jobs, according to new data released by San Francisco County Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting. Ting’s data suggests that 21st Century jobs are growing in San Francisco neighborhoods such as South of Market, South […]

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August 9, 2011 | 11:05 am

Apple Takes a Bite Out of Big Oil

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For the first time today, Apple Computer topped Exxon Mobil in market value. The tech giant slipped back to second soon after, though. This from the Washington Post: The market value of the consumer electronics giant was $50 billion away from overtaking that of the oil titan when it reported yet another quarter of record-breaking […]

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Hold Your Horses, FarmVille to Go Public

July 1, 2011 | 5:13 pm

Hold Your Horses, FarmVille to Go Public

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NPR is reporting today that Zynga, the San Francisco-based maker of hugely popular (and some say addictive) online games, is looking to raise $1 billion from investors. Zynga Inc. hopes to raise up to $1 billion in an initial public offering that follows LinkedIn’s sizzling stock market debut last month. The amount of money Zynga […]

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