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Google’s 1 Gigabit Per Second Fiber Internet Expands To 4 More Cities, Not Yet In Bay Area

Google is reportedly planning to expand its ultra high-speed fiber optic internet service to four more cities, but no Bay Area or California cities have yet been announced.

9 hours ago

Bottles of Coca Cola and Pepsi soft drinks sit in a cooler at a 76 gas station on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newly-Enacted Sugary Drink Tax Forces Berkeley Dollar Stores To Replace Soda With Water

Less than three months after Berkeley voters approved a tax on sugary drinks, two ‘dollar’ stores have pulled sodas off store shelves.

11 hours ago

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Facebook Blames Internal Glitch, Not Hackers For Worldwide Outage

Facebook said the outage that made its social media sites inaccessible worldwide for about an hour Tuesday was self-inflicted.

14 hours ago

In this handout provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the GOES-East satellite, a major winter storm develops over the mid-Atlantic region and is bringing snow to the Northeast of the U.S. pictured at 14:15 UTC on January 26, 2015.  Blizzard Warnings are in effect for the coastal areas from New Jersey to Maine.  (Photo by NOAA/NASA GOES Project via Getty Images)

7,700 Flights Canceled, Millions Rush Home As Paralyzing Snowstorm Bears Down On East Coast

Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.

01/26/2015

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$85-Per Night Tesla ‘Room’ Advertised On Airbnb

If you’ve ever dreamed of renting a high-priced sedan to sleep in for a night, a Phoenix man wants to help you make that dream come true.

01/26/2015

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Recent Bomb Threats To Airlines Via Twitter Prompts Federal Investigation

If you saw a Twitter conversation-turned-threat between your airline and a user with ISIS referenced in their name hours before your flight, would you reconsider your travel plans?

01/26/2015

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Why Police Want Google’s Waze Popular Cop-Tracking Feature Disabled

Law enforcement officers around the country are calling on Google to disable a feature on its popular Waze traffic app.

01/26/2015

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Stanford Researchers Find Telecommuters More Productive, But Workers At Home May Be More Lonely

With more companies looking at allowing their employees to work from home, a team of researchers from Stanford found home-based workers are more productive, but also found telecommuting is not for everyone.

01/26/2015

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San Francisco Chronicle Chief: Online Journalism Worth Subscribing To; Will Focus Less On South Bay

KCBS In Depth interview with San Francisco Chronicle Editor-In-Chief Audrey Cooper.

01/26/2015

Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport

At Least 59 Flights Canceled At Bay Area Airports Ahead Of East Coast Blizzard

Thirty-eight departures and 21 arrivals have been cancelled so far Monday at San Francisco International Airport, an airport official said.

01/26/2015

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