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Insurances Companies To Use Facebook, Twitter Social Media Profiles To Set Rates

How much you drink, whether you like your job, and if you’re engaged are all factors insurance companies can learn from your social media, and begin using to set your premiums, or even hike your rates.

19 hours ago

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Hidden Message? Android Seen Urinating On Apple Logo In Google Maps

The Google and Apple rivalry just took bathroom humor to a new level.

24 hours ago

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 19:  Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff delivers the keynote address during the Dreamforce 2012 conference at the Moscone Center on September 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  A reported 90,000 people registered to attend the cloud computing industry conference Dreamforce 2012 that runs through September 21.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Closing Pay Gaps Between Men, Women At Company

Many of Salesforce’s 16,000 employees could be getting raises just because they are women after CEO Marc Benioff crunched the numbers and found a disturbing pay gap between men and women.

04/23/2015

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Multi-Billionaire On Paper, Elon Musk’s Salary At Tesla Just $35K

Elon Musk may be a billionaire, but last year his total compensation was just over $35,000.

04/23/2015

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How Time Spent At IKEA Can Explain Couple’s Communication Problems

Dr. Ramani Durvasula, a clinical psychologist from Southern California, said IKEA can be used to explain the dynamics of a couple’s relationship.

04/23/2015

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Gilead To Give Away Pricey Hepatitis C Drug Sovaldi In Republic Of Georgia

Gilead wants other countries and agencies to back a plan to eradicate hepatitis C by giving away its blockbuster treatment to poor countries.

04/23/2015

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5 Most Watched YouTube Videos About The San Francisco Bay Area

To celebrate 10 years since the first YouTube video was uploaded, we take a look at ones with the most views about the San Francisco Bay Area.

04/23/2015

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McDonald’s Plots Turnaround As Sales Continue To Slide

The world’s biggest hamburger chain says its sales continue to drop both worldwide and in the U.S., where people are increasingly heading to places that market their food as more wholesome.

04/23/2015

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Study Finds Growing Number Of Hybrid Drivers Trading In Fuel-Sipping Cars For SUVs

Lower gas prices could be leading to drivers of hybrid and electric vehicles to trade in their cars for conventional vehicles, including SUVs, according to an analysis from auto research website Edmunds.com.

04/22/2015

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‘415’ Area Code Phone Numbers Selling For Thousands Of Dollars As Supply Runs Short

With 415 area code phone numbers in short supply, at least one company is capitalizing on high demand by selling them for thousands of dollars.

04/22/2015